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Points of Light Releases The Civic 50 2019 Key Trends and Insights Report

Report features trends, data and insights from the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States
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ATLANTA, October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/– Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, released The Civic 50 report featuring key trends, benchmarking data and insights from the 2019 honorees. The Civic 50 honorees are public and private companies with U.S. operations and revenues of at least $1 billion, and are selected based on four dimensions of their U.S.

Aflac Celebrates 12 Outstanding Employee Volunteers

Company Saw 29% Increase in Employee Volunteering in 2018
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COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today announced that it recognized 12 employees for their outstanding dedication to service in their local community. The top employees were honored at a luncheon earlier this year alongside their management.

JetBlue and TECHO Partnered to Build Homes for Families in Need in Bogotá, Colombia

Construction took place on September 28 and 29 with more than 30 JetBlue crewmembers from Colombia and other cities in the airline’s network
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BOGOTÁ, Colombia, October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – On September 28 and 29 JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) completed a volunteer project with the non-profit organization, TECHO, in Cazucá-Soacha in Bogotá, Colombia building houses for families in need. TECHO seeks to build a fair, integrated, and poverty-free society, where everyone has the opportunities needed to develop their capacities and fully exercise their rights. This initiative is part of JetBlue For Good – the airline's platform for social impact and corporate responsibility.

Consumer Discretionary Industry Benchmark Infographic

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Understanding how peer Consumer Discretionary companies are performing or managing their CSR programs can be useful to ensure you are on the right path for success. This infographic dives into the Consumer Discretionary industry to share common elements of CSR programs, trends in the sector, and key facts that are interesting and insightful. 

Carnival Cruise Line Reaffirms Commitment to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Increases Pledge to $33 Million by 2024

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MIAMI, September 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Reaffirming its longstanding commitment to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Carnival Cruise Line has announced that it will raise its pledge to a total of $33 million by 2024. 

Engaging Millennials for Good

How T-Mobile engaged millennials through 2 creative giving campaigns
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Engaging millennial employees and customers is becoming more important than ever with this young, socially-conscious cohort soon comprising half of the entire workforce and a giant chunk of the consumer market. It’s no easy task when your employees are spread across hundreds of locations and call centers nationwide like T-Mobile’s are.

Booz Allen’s John Morrison Named Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year

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By day, John Morrison helps keep federal government clients up and running, managing schedules, budgets, and compliance and functionality requirements as a senior lead technologist in Booz Allen’s Chantilly, Virginia office. In his out-of-office time, he plays another important role in community life. As chief of the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department (VVFD), he oversees department operations and more than 60 volunteers.

Need to Conform to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)?

How Tracking Volunteering Hours Can Pay Off
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Since its implementation in 1977. The Community Reinvestment Act has significantly increased lending in LMI communities.

Astellas Celebrates Decade of Service by Volunteering 80,000 Hours to Help Local Communities

US Employees Support 16 Local Organizations for Changing Tomorrow Day 2019
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Nearly 1,000 Astellas employees stepped away from the office to volunteer across the United States as part of the 10th annual Changing Tomorrow Day. On Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow)—Astellas' global day of service—employees volunteered together at 16 diverse community and patient organizations, homeless shelters and other nonprofits to make a positive, measurable impact in local communities.

Celebrating Boston Children’s Hospital’s Birthday with The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

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Boston Children’s Hospital, which continues to be recognized as the leading pediatric hospital in the U.S., recently celebrated its 150th anniversary. Employee volunteers from Alexion took part in the celebration by partnering with The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.  Founded by renowned actor and philanthropist Paul Newman in 1988, the organization is dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families across the Northeast, all completely free of charge.

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