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SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION:I feel energized, inspired and ready to tackle any challenge this morning. I’m surrounded by hundreds of the most ambitious young women on the planet at the 2014 Girl Scout Convention in Salt Lake City. I was a Girl Scout myself growing up in St. Louis, so I know what it’s like to be in these young ladies’ shoes. They’re here to discover new things, make new friends...
SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:ATLANTA, October 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Spelman College has partnered with Chevrolet to build upon the College’s mission to achieve climate neutrality. As a result of the College’s sustainability initiatives, Spelman will sell the automaker carbon credits, which will net the institution up to $100,000. In recognition of the partnership, Spelman will host a...
SOURCE: Caesars Foundation DESCRIPTION:The Caesars Foundation and Harrah’s North Kansas City Casino recently presented the Don Bosco Senior Center with a Ford Transit Connect to help serve 6,000 more meals each month.   About The Caesars Foundation The Caesars Foundation is a private foundation funded by a percentage of operating income and gifts from Caesars Entertainment and its resort...
SOURCE: Major League Baseball Players Trust DESCRIPTION: If this month’s call set the tone for the 2014-2015 Action Team Monthly Conference Calls series then we are in for a treat!    October’s call featured New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson, an influential star both on and off the field.   Robertson, who began High Socks for Hope—a non-profit dedicated to helping those affected by...
Presents Two Free Events to Learn About Pro Bono SOURCE: Taproot Foundation DESCRIPTION:October 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, located in Northeast Ohio, serves as a catalyst to engage employees at 120 businesses with over 950 nonprofits each year.  BVU works to engage skilled volunteers in critical pro bono projects throughout the Greater Cleveland/Akron area,...
SOURCE: PYXERA Global DESCRIPTION:Download PYXERA Global’s 5th annual benchmarking survey here to learn more about the growth of global pro bono. Washington, D.C., October 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global’s 5th annual benchmarking survey of the state of the practice of Global Pro Bono uncovered a range of positive insights regarding corporations and the employees who engage in cross-border,...
SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION:From the Source  Supply Chain & Risk ManagementA DOJ initiative that helps corruption's victims  FCPA Blog. We reported on Monday that the DOJ had announced a $30 million settlement with a vice president of Equatorial Guinea under its Kleptocracy Initiative. I hope the world noticed the noble and sensible purposes to which DOJ is putting these funds. ...
SOURCE: CBRE Group, Inc. DESCRIPTION:Oct 16 (Reuters) - Tackling carbon emissions in U.S. commercial buildings will require a range of everyday measures, not technology, as a solution, said an executive at CBRE, the world's largest commercial real estate services company. Since most buildings are currently being operated less efficiently than when they were built, changing day-to-day operations...
By Bettina Sipe, District Sales Manager, FedEx SOURCE: FedEx Corporation DESCRIPTION:“One-hundred and twenty people?  Sure, we can use your help!”  That was the reaction from Ashley Dandridge, Director of Volunteer and Participant Services at Gwen’s Girls in Pittsburgh, when asked if she could put an entire FedEx Business Sales Region to work for a very special day during our annual FedEx Cares...
From October 20-24, look out for Taproot’s Pro Bono Ice Cream Truck at some of Chicago’s most philanthropic corporations and famous landmarks downtown! SOURCE: Taproot Foundation DESCRIPTION:October 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation and Out Cold Marketing are partnering together again to execute a five-day, guerrilla marketing campaign across Chicago. From October 20-24, a pro bono-themed...