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Corporate Giving Tops $26 Billion in 2018, Industry-leading Report Finds, up 11% Since 2016

Companies in top 25% of corporate giving each contributed $60 million or more in social investments
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NEW YORK, October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/— As the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2019 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world.

Domtar EarthChoice Ambassadors in Action

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Employees in Jesup, Georgia, partnered with first-grade teacher Kristyn May and James E. Bacon Elementary (JEB) to develop an outdoor classroom for the school’s garden project. The space is part of JEB’s Georgia Shape Grant initiatives promoting good nutrition and physical activity.

Common Impact and Fidelity Investments Scale Impact Week to 9 Cities

Annual flash consulting event expands to connect nearly 500 employees with 85 nonprofit teams to solve key operational challenges
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October 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is collaborating with Fidelity Investments® to expand Impact Week, its 4th annual wide-scale flash consulting event where Fidelity Investments volunteers utilize their business expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in building capacity to serve their communities.

Driving Change: A Strategic CSR Journey

Toyota Financial Services’ Elena Sacca Smith on Aligning Business and Social Goals
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For more than 35 years, Toyota Financial Services (TFS) has made it its business to help its customers achieve their dreams. Through flexible financing and leasing, comprehensive vehicle and payment protection plans, and well-rounded insurance offerings, TFS has helped make driving and owning a Toyota vehicle possible for so many.

And now, TFS is taking that same kind of problem-solving and innovation to a new level: serving the customers—and TFS employees—of tomorrow.

Lessons Learned From a Different Sandbox

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You might think that at 39, I’m a little old for playing in the sandbox, but six years at Covia (NYSE: CVIA) proved just the opposite. It turns out there are still lessons to be learned, especially while leading the sustainability efforts in the largest producer of industrial sand in North America.

The Capacity Commons

Leverage Online Tools to Engage Pro Bono Resources and Build Capacity for Your Organization
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The social sector capacity gap is real. There are more than 1.6 million nonprofits operating across the United States alone, making up 10 percent of the national workforce and engaging an estimated 63 million volunteers. As critical as these organizations are to our economic and social fabric, they often face a challenging funding environment to support critical infrastructure and growth needs, with few options to build them.

Students Leading Sustained and Innovative Hunger-Fighting Solutions Can Apply for $10,000 from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Applications for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships now being accepted.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/-- The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced the opening of the application period for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which will run from October 5 through December 5, 2019. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5KGive5K to help end hunger in their communities. Students from kindergarten through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

PepsiCo Kicks Off Month-long Global Volunteering Event to Distribute More Than 1.1 Million Nutritious Meals for Those in Need & Support Local Communities

This year, tens of thousands of PepsiCo employees will participate in volunteer events around the world including nutritious meal packing events which will provide more than 1.1 million nutritious meals to communities in need.
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PURCHASE, N.Y., October 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) today announced the kickoff of its annual, month-long global volunteering event, PepsiCo Gives Back, which unites its global employees in volunteer service and community support.

Bringing Smiles to the Faces of Many

By Stephen Harnischfeger | Meter Reader
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I started my career with PSEG two years ago as a meter reader out of the Burlington office. Volunteering has been a big part of my life since I was a young kid, and one of the benefits of working at PSEG is its culture of service and encouragement of its workers to be active in community service.   

"This Is What Volunteering Should Look Like": United's Every Action Counts

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Earlier this year we launched Every Action Counts to promote diverse and meaningful contributions in our communities around the world. September saw our biggest event yet with hundreds of employees taking the day to do some good.

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