November 15, 2019

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General Mills' 2019 Global Volunteer Week Sees Record Engagement Worldwide

Published: Jun 20, 2019 – 02:37 PM EST

Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - A record 3,937 General Mills employees participated in our 10th annual Global Volunteer Week, including employees from 46 locations (including 17 countries). In total, our employees dedicated more than 6,637 volunteer hours, which included positively impacting the environment, supporting...

New Online Platform Provides Social Change Organizations with a One-Stop Shop for Skills-Based Volunteering

Published: Jun 20, 2019 – 02:05 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - Common Impact, a national nonprofit that designs and implements skills-based volunteer programs, today launched Capacity Commons, a new online platform to accelerate the adoption of skilled volunteerism for social sector organizations. Developed through support from the...

8th Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Report Is Released

Published: Jun 12, 2019 – 10:58 AM EST

Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - The 8thGlobal Pro Bono State of the Practice, presented by PYXERA Global, highlights the top five trends based on data collected from 26 companies, 63 percent of which belong to Fortune's Global 500. In addition to overall growth in...

NRG Energy Employees Lead Nearly 80 Service Projects Nationwide

Published: Jun 12, 2019 – 08:45 AM EST

PRINCETON, N.J., Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - Over 800 NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees volunteer upwards of 4,100 hours during of the company's 12th "positiveNRG week," the company's annual week of volunteering. Over the course of the week, employees were provided the opportunity to...

Deloitte Celebrates 20th Impact Day: Volunteering Across the Country to Achieve Lasting Social Impact for the Greater Good

Published: Jun 10, 2019 – 11:38 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 10 /CSRwire/ - June 7th marks Deloitte's 20th Impact Day, an annual day of service that celebrates the company's year-round commitment to community-powered social impact. During Impact Day, employees and leaders from around the country will volunteer at diverse organizations...

Keep America Beautiful® Partners With Pernod Ricard to Host One of the World’s Largest Social Impact Programs

Published: Jun 05, 2019 – 12:00 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Jun. 05 /CSRwire/ - Keep America Beautiful®, the nation's leading community improvement nonprofit organization, is partnering with Pernod Ricard USA, the largest subsidiary of the world's leading premium wine and spirits company Pernod Ricard SA, as it hosts the company's ninth...

PSEG and PSEG Long Island Launch Power of One Community Engagement Initiative to Celebrate Volunteerism & Community Service

Published: May 31, 2019 – 01:22 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J., May 31 /CSRwire/ - Throughout its history, PSEG has strived to improve the lives of the individuals it serves. This dedication is demonstrated not only through its services, but also through the volunteer efforts of its 13,000-person workforce, which has a...

Points of Light and The Starbucks Foundation Expand Innovative Service Model in 20 Cities Across the United States

Published: May 28, 2019 – 09:57 AM EST

ATLANTA, May 28 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, and The Starbucks Foundation announce the expansion of The Starbucks Foundation Service Fellows Program, an innovative service model inspired by national service. Following a successful six-month pilot...

Consumers Energy Releases 12 Rare Blanding’s Turtles Protected During Natural Gas Pipeline Project

Published: May 17, 2019 – 12:10 PM EST

SAGINAW, Mich., May 17 /CSRwire/ - Twelve rare juvenile Blanding's Turtles hatched from incubated eggs were released today back into a turtle-friendly habitat created for them near Saginaw by Consumers Energy employees. The eggs, two adults and a juvenile Blanding's Turtle were rescued...

Sazerac Partners With Keep America Beautiful to Host Great American Cleanup Events in Massachusetts

Published: May 15, 2019 – 09:30 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., May 15 /CSRwire/ - Sazerac Company, one of the largest family-owned distilleries in the United States, is partnering with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® and its Keep Massachusetts Beautiful state affiliate on a series of cleanup events in May and June....

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