February 19, 2017

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Consumers Energy Employees Walk in Michigan Communities to Help Residents Stay Warm This Winter

Published: Feb 17, 2017 – 01:15 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy employees are encouraging community members to join them in Walks for Warmth across Michigan, raising funds to help families to stay warm. "Our employees live and work in the communities we serve, and we are...

Sodexo Provides 4,000 Meals to Support Veterans at Arizona StandDown Event

Published: Feb 16, 2017 – 05:43 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 16 /CSRwire/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, partnered with Arizona StandDown on February 9 and 10, to provide 4,000 meals and employment services to more than 2,000 veterans attending the annual outreach event at the Veterans...

Benevity Partners with Mojave Desert Land Trust for Clean Up Event with Fortune 1000 Leaders

Published: Feb 09, 2017 – 07:30 PM EST

JOSHUA TREE, Calif., Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Tuesday, over 50 corporate citizenship leaders from Fortune 1000 companies joined the Mojave Desert Land Trust (MDLT) for a stewardship event organized by Benevity. The desert cleanup took place on an MDLT property, a wilderness corridor...

Xylem Employees Volunteer More Than 21,000 Hours with Local Organizations in 2016

Published: Feb 09, 2017 – 04:24 PM EST

RYE BROOK, N.Y., Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Employees from Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company that is dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, logged more than 21,000 volunteer hours in 2016 in activities aimed at providing and protecting...

Anthem Blue Cross And Blue Shield Foundation Committed $1.8 Million To Improving Health And Strengthening Colorado Communities In 2016

Published: Feb 06, 2017 – 03:00 PM EST

DENVER, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield today announced that its foundation and 2,000 associates in Colorado contributed $1.8 million and 2,100 volunteer hours to health-related causes and community events in 2016. "We've had deep roots in communities throughout...

VolunteerMatch’s Site Traffic Hits All-Time High Post-Inauguration

Published: Feb 02, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 02 /CSRwire/ - VolunteerMatch, the Web's largest volunteer engagement network, announced today that its website's traffic increased by as much as 76% in the days following President Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20, 2017, marking the busiest time in the...

The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.3 Million To Expand Global Volunteerism

Published: Feb 01, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 01 /CSRwire/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it is awarding grants totaling more than $2.3 million to non-profit organizations to increase global volunteerism. Grants will support initiatives to bolster global communities,...

TQL Sees Record High Employee Participation in 2016 Annual Goodness Campaign

Published: Jan 26, 2017 – 07:45 PM EST

CALGARY, AB, Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - Total Quality Logistics, the second largest freight brokerage firm in North America, achieved a record-high participation rate of 75% in its 2016 annual employee giving campaign - its inaugural year using a new charitable giving software platform....

Teva Announces 2017-18 U.S. Community Partner Organizations

Published: Jan 26, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., (NYSE: TEVA) today announced the U.S. organizations selected as part of Teva's 2017-18 Community Partnership Program. Now in its fourth year, this exciting Teva program provides charitable funding and employee volunteers to qualified local...

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...

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