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What Can You Do to Help the HSUS End the Horrific Conditions and Cruelty at Puppy Mills and Pet Stores Nationwide?

Employee giving, volunteering, and other workplace philanthropy programs can help
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Not all pet stores are bad. More than 3,000 pet stores have partnered through The Humane Society of the United States’ Puppy Friendly Pet Stores program. The vast majority of these 3,000 stores signed a pledge to never sell “commercially raised puppies”, and focus on pet products and services instead. Only a few dozen stores account for all these adoptions.

4 Strategies to Help Your Facility Respond to the Changing Animal Health Market

by Kofi Dalrymple, Ph.D., Senior Process Engineer
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The animal health market is changing. These four strategies will help your facility change with it.

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The animal health market is changing. These four strategies will help your facility change with it.

Technology in the Field: Drones Revolutionize Farmer's Lives

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Can you imagine spending eight hours a day navigating muddy paddy fields in hot and humid environments, carrying heavy solution in a backpack sprayer to protect one hectare of rice? This is the hard reality of the average rice farmer in Asia.

Skills for Cities to Build Midwest Nonprofit Resilience During National Volunteer Week

Common Impact’s Skills-Based Volunteering Event Promotes COVID-19 Relief and Recovery for Nonprofits
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April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a national nonprofit that works to strengthen communities and alleviate inequality through cross-sector skills-based volunteering partnerships, is hosting Skills for Cities on April 21, 2021 in honor of National Volunteer Week.

How to Host a More Inclusive and Engaging Employee Volunteer Event

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Along with the case studies and examples presented in this presentation, you can also access a PDF copy of the presentation here.

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How do you successfully host volunteer events despite the pandemic? Now and in the future, volunteer events will need to transform to include individuals who work remotely, in hybrid situations, in person, and at various levels of the company.

Help Make-A-Wish Deliver Hope to Children With Critical Illnesses. Celebrate World Wish Day 2021 by Creating Hope.

Don't Wait for Hope. Create it.
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Every year, Make-A-Wish, the organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, celebrates World Wish Day® on April 29, the anniversary of the wish that inspired the founding of Make-A-Wish in 1980. As the countdown to World Wish Day continues all throughout April, Make-A-Wish is launching a bold, fundraising-focused campaign titled, "Don't Wait for Hope. Create it."

Land Betterment Corporation Secures Initial Funding of its Impact Notes

Growth capital will support job creation and sustainable economic development throughout Central Appalachian and Midwest communities
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FISHERS, Ind., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media / Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced the Company has successfully secured a commitment of $3.0 million of funding under its Impact Note. 

State Farm to Help Forests and Communities Recover Through Partnership With the Arbor Day Foundation

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LINCOLN, Neb., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – State Farm, America’s largest auto and home insurer, is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to help restore areas that have been devastated by natural disasters across the country. These efforts will range from restoring natural forests that were affected by wildfires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters, to helping plant and distribute trees around local communities where natural disasters have created local challenges such as urban heat islands.

Takeda Manufacturing Site in Belgium Pioneering Wastewater Recycling for Production

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Innovating to protect the planet is sustainability in action. Our manufacturing site in Lessines, Belgium, is pioneering wastewater circularity in the pharma industry. The facility installed a water treatment system which will be used to supplement fresh water for the drug production process, reducing up to 90 percent of freshwater consumption. This equals an annual water consumption for approximately 18,000 Belgian citizens. As a secondary benefit, this innovative process will also reduce chemicals needed for water treatment. #climatechange #worldwaterday Watch the video to learn more.

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