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MilliporeSigma Kicks Off Year-Long ‘Curiosity Cube™’ Tour

Published: Jan 13, 2017 – 04:46 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13 /CSRwire/ - Recognizing that tomorrow's discoveries depend on the next generation of scientists-and that breakthroughs begin with curiosity-MilliporeSigma has kicked off a year-long "Curiosity Cube" tour. The tour builds on MilliporeSigma's successful Curiosity Labs program, in which MilliporeSigma employees...

OppenheimerFunds Supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

Published: Jan 11, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, Jan. 11 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds employees supported the local community during this week's Distribution Symposium in Atlanta. In coordination with the Boys Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, conference attendees assembled and donated 300 College Bound Care packages that will include school supplies...

Using the Power of Communications for Social Impact

Published: Dec 27, 2016 – 09:05 AM EST

Originally published in Best Practice Autumn 2016 issue

CITGO Lake Charles Refinery Hosts STEM Educational Workshop for Local Teachers

Published: Dec 26, 2016 – 08:30 AM EST

SULPHUR, La., Dec. 26 /CSRwire/ - The CITGO Lake Charles Refinery, in partnership with The National Energy Education Development Project (NEED), recently hosted an informational and educational workshop for 30 local STEM teachers to enhance the science, technology, engineering and math-based education curriculum...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Employees, Foundation Give $281,777 to United Way Campaigns Across the State

Published: Nov 29, 2016 – 05:21 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 29 /CSRwire/ - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas employees and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation donated a total of $281,777.48 this fall to United Way campaigns in Topeka, Salina, Wichita and Hutchinson. "Our campaign...

Arrow Electronics Employees Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Published: Nov 25, 2016 – 12:59 PM EST

DENVER, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - A group of 50 employees from Arrow's North America components team volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver last month, helping a local Habitat ReStore process and transport a generous donation of patio furniture and other items...

General Motors, Herman Miller and Green Standards Partner for Landfill-Free Solution to Office Transformation

Published: Nov 24, 2016 – 11:35 AM EST

-Pilot program benefits about 100 Michigan-based community organizations, with a focus on Detroit. -Detroit’s Cody High School among first to participate with furniture and three-room makeover. -GM first metro Detroit-based automaker to undergo large-scale, multi-site campus decommission.

Xylem Employees Celebrate Inaugural Global Month of Service by Logging More than 7,000 Volunteer Hours with Local Organizations

Published: Nov 23, 2016 – 10:19 AM EST

RYE BROOK, N.Y., Nov. 23 /CSRwire/ - To commemorate its fifth anniversary, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, launched its inaugural Global Month of Service. The initiative aimed to advance Xylem's commitment...

Norfolk Southern Safety Train Reaches More Than 1,900 First Responders on 18-City Tour

Published: Nov 22, 2016 – 03:20 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 22 /CSRwire/ - Norfolk Southern's safety train recently completed its 2016 tour, training 1,926 first responders in 18 cities in 13 states across NS' rail network. With rolling classrooms and hands-on activities, the safety train provided free training to firefighters,...

Diageo Hosts Inaugural Military Service Appreciation Day Honoring the Armed Forces through its Diageo Salutes the Troops Initiative

Published: Nov 09, 2016 – 06:19 PM EST

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - In an early celebration of Veteran's Day, today Diageo is hosting the company's first ever Military Service Appreciation Day at its North American headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut. Part of the company's Diageo Salutes the Troops initiative, this...

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