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An Alliance to Fight Food Waste and Food Insecurity in Colombia

Herbalife Nutrition supports food banks to Colombia to help address issues of food insecurity and waste
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Every second, 41 tons of food are wasted around the world. This is a shocking number, especially when placed next to the figure for food insecurity, which indicates that they do not have sufficient or stable access to their daily nutritional needs. According to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, food is not guaranteed for more than 820 million people.

Vistra and CompUDopt Partner to Provide Technology Access to Chicago Students

1,000 families are given computers ahead of the 2020-2021 school year
Press Release

CHICAGO, August 28, 2020 /3BL Media/— With just a few weeks until the start of the new school year, 1,000 students from Chicago’s 10th Ward have been given computers from Vistra's retail electricity brand, Dynegy, and Comp-U-Dopt. On Aug. 21, pre-selected families received laptops, free of charge, at contactless drive-thru events. Each family had at least one student enrolled in a 10th Ward school or a recent 2020 10th Ward high school graduate.

Vistra Computer Giveaway to Address Digital Divide in South and West Dallas

TXU Energy and Comp-U-Dopt partner with the City of Dallas to give computers to 400 families
Press Release

DALLAS, August 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As the pandemic continues to expose a deep digital divide in our education system, Vistra’s flagship retail electricity brand, TXU Energy, and Comp-U-Dopt are partnering with the City of Dallas to give away 400 computers. Dallas families with at least one middle school student, who previously registered through a lottery system, received their devices contactless drive-thru events.

Mastercard Delivering on “Doing Well by Doing Good”

Annual Sustainability Report Focuses on Action, Impact on Society, Economy and Planet
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Mastercard has released its 2019 Sustainability Report outlining its progress towards building a more inclusive and sustainable digital economy. The report charts impact and progress against four areas: Inclusive Growth; Our People and Culture; Environmental Stewardship; and Ethical and Responsible Standards.

Carnival Corporation Releases 2019 Annual Sustainability Report

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MIAMI (August 26, 2020) /3BL Media/– Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, released its 10th annual sustainability report, developed in accordance to the high standards of the Global Reporting Initiative.

Yankee Stadium Becomes First Sports Venue in the World to Achieve WELL Health-Safety Rating

Proactively Addresses Covid-19 Prevention and Overall Facility Wellness Elements
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NEW YORK, August 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that Yankee Stadium, the home of the New York Yankees, is the first sports and entertainment venue in the world to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management. The rating requirements, which have been fulfilled by the club, serve as a blueprint for best operating procedures to help combat COVID-19, while also providing world-class standards for overall health and safety.

Sappi Acquired Matane Mill in Quebec, Canada

Mill increases company's pulp integration
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On August 1, 2019, Sappi Limited was very excited to announce the completion of the $175 million transaction to acquire Matane Mill from Rayonier Advanced Materials. Joining Sappi are approximately 150 talented employees who operate this high-yield hardwood pulp mill that is located on Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula at the mouth of the Matane River.

Verizon Expands Education Initiatives to Provide Millions of Students Nationwide With Distance Learning Resources

By: Emily Vicker and Bernadette Brijlall
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What you need to know:

  • In a time when it has never been more critical, Verizon is supporting students, parents, teachers and school districts with tools to support remote learning including
    • Partnerships with school districts nationwide to make available discounted connectivity so that over 36 million students in 38 states and the District of Columbia can access the tools they need to support tech-enabled learning
    • Access to digital resources available for all K-12 educators across the country
    • Expansion of the Verizon Innovative Learning program to 254 middle schools across the country; first time expansion into high schools 
    • Partnerships with organizations including The New York Times and Discovery Education to provide content and tools to educators and students
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What you need to know:

  • In a time when it has never been more critical, Verizon is supporting students, parents, teachers and school districts with tools to support remote learning including
    • Partnerships with school districts nationwide to make available discounted connectivity so that over 36 million students in 38 states and the District of Columbia can access the tools they need to support tech-enabled learning
    • Access to digital resources available for all K-12 educators across the country
    • Expansion of the Verizon Innovative Learning program to 254 middle schools across the country; first time expansion into high schools 
    • Partnerships with organizations including The New York Times and Discovery Education to provide content and tools to educators and students

California Giant Berry Farms Announce the World’s First Sustainably Grown Certified Strawberries

In partnership with Measure to Improve, Satsuma Farms becomes the first strawberry grower in the world to achieve the Sustainably Grown certification from SCS Global Services
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WATSONVILLE, Calif., August 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – California Giant Berry Farms and Measure to Improve, LLC (MTI) the Sustainably Grown certification of Satsuma Farms, strategic strawberry grower-partner for California Giant, under the rigorous standard of SCS Global Services. Satsuma Farms, located in Watsonville, California, is the first strawberry operation in the world to achieve this prestigious certification.

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