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Illinois Employers Seek a Clean Energy Future With Ambitious Climate Legislation

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September 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ceres and several major employers in Illinois urge the state’s House of Representatives to finalize much-needed climate and clean energy legislation.

CNH Industrial Hosts Vaccine Clinic at Its Office Site in Burr Ridge, Illinois

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CNH Industrial partnered up with Healthy RX Consulting located in Oak Brook, Illinois and hosted a pop-up vaccine clinic at its office location in Burr Ridge, Illinois.

Employees, their family members and people living in the local community had the opportunity to sign up for an appointment to receive the first shot of the two-dose Moderna vaccine on April 29.

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.

Dealing With Derecho Destruction: CNH Industrial Foundation Donates to Local Relief Efforts

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The CNH Industrial Foundation has donated $20,000 to support disaster relief operations in wake of the devastating Derecho that cut a path of destruction from Nebraska to Illinois last month.

Walmart, SunPower Announce 23-Megawatt Solar Agreement

Renewable energy agreement is projected to cover 21 sites in Illinois
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., SAN JOSE, Calif., October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced that it has reached an agreement with SunPower to have the commercial energy provider install solar systems at 19 stores and two distribution centers in Illinois.

Smithfield Foods Honored with Employer of the Year Award for Veteran Initiatives

Company Receives American Legion Award in Illinois for Veteran Hiring and Retention
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MONMOUTH, Ill., July 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Monmouth, Illinois facility has been honored with the Veterans Employment & Education Commission 2018 Employer of the Year Award. The statewide award is presented by The American Legion-Department of Illinois to recognize employers for outstanding achievements in the hiring and retention of veterans.

Illinois High School Students Showcase Robust STEM Knowledge for U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos During 2017-2018 School Year

Canton High School was one of 26 rural Illinois schools to receive a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) grant funded by Astellas USA Foundation’s Rural Spark Project™
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Canton, Illinois, is leading the way with science, technology, math and engineering curriculum. Thanks to a grant from Project Lead The Way (PLTW) made possible by Astellas USA Foundation, teachers in Canton High School are changing the shape of STEM education for the next generation. With hands-on and real-world curricular programming and teacher training, students have better access to the tools needed to fuel their imaginations and pursue STEM-related careers.

Taking a Day at the Clearbrook Funfest

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Forty Astellas employees from Astellas US Technologies (AUST) took a day to volunteer at the Clearbrook Funfest in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.  AUST employees represented Supply Chain, Product Security, Project and Product Management and Quality Assurance Americas.

GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
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DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.

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