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Statement from GRI on the Passing of Ernst Ligteringen

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It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Ernst Ligteringen in London, UK, this week. Ernst joined GRI in 2002, and transitioned it from a project that was started under CERES, in Boston, US,  into an independent international organization with a solid independent governance structure and system.

KitchenAid, Community Volunteers Pitch in on Day of Caring

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — Chris Ball and his colleagues spent the better part of his workday pushing mulch on a playground.

This workday was different for Ball because he was taking part in the annual Day of Caring, where dozens of KitchenAid volunteers find local nonprofit organizations to help for a day.

Fox’s ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘The Birth of a Nation’ and ‘This Is Us’ Win Humanitas Prizes for Telling Stories that Bring us Together

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At a ceremony in Los Angeles on February 22, the organization Humanitas announced the recipients of its 42nd Annual Humanitas Prize, recognizing the screenwriters behind two films and one television series from 21st Century Fox. Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder, who wrote Fox 2000’s Hidden

National Nonprofit Keep America Beautiful Joins Corporate Partners to Boost Recycling in Flint, Michigan, Schools

Launching Comprehensive School-Based Recycling Program with Support from The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation
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FLINT, Mich., February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/– The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation today announced that they have partnered to fund an integrated recycling education and awareness initiative for the 10,000 school students affected by the Flint water crisis, led by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and its local Flint, Michigan, affiliate Keep Genesee County Beautiful (KGCB).

How Can Pro Bono Service Cultivate Your Leaders?

What Taproot is discovering as part of our Town Hall Series
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We should have known that when we asked our community to weigh-in and help us shape the future of pro bono service, you would show up. 

Walgreens Boots Alliance Publishes Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2016

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. today released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report for fiscal 2016, highlighting the company’s ongoing support for people in its communities and workplaces, and overall progress toward its environmental and social goals. Walgreens Boots Alliance strives to be a global leader in caring for communities and the environment, reflecting its purpose to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives.

Keep America Beautiful Volunteer Spotlight: Rick and Sharon Hendry

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Rick Hendry of Brunswick, Georgia, claims, “Everyone has interest and a passion. No matter what your physical abilities are no matter how little time you have ... you can do something in line with your passion.” For Rick and his wife Sharon, their passions are recycling and community service.

Tetra Tech’s Deena Garland Highlighted in Woman Engineer Magazine

Using engineering to address global water challenges through work and volunteer efforts
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Even as a child, Tetra Tech’s Deena Garland knew that engineering was in her future. Today she uses her degrees in civil and environmental engineering to provide access to clean, reliable sources of water.

Woman Engineer highlighted Deena’s passion for engineering as a tool for change in the “Safeguarding the Future” section of its Winter 2016/2017 issue. The article discusses Deena’s “ongoing dedication to education, outreach, and fundraising efforts to raise awareness about the global water crisis.”

Old Wheels Get a New Life: Republic Services & Meridian Volunteers Save and Restore Bikes Destined For Landfill to Give to Families in Need

New Volunteers Needed to Keep Program Going
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In partnership with Republic Services of Boise, Ken Pierson-a local volunteer-has made a difference in the lives of dozens of Treasure Valley families by helping to repair and restore bicycles that have been diverted from the landfill to provide to families and children in need at the Boys and Girls Club and the Agency for New Americans.

Bringing Purpose to Life Through “Feet on the Street”: How KeyBank Creates a Culture of Community Involvement

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This Q&A with Margot Copeland, Chair and CEO of KeyBank Foundation, and Yvonne Siu Turner of Points of Light, examines key trends of The Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative that recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation every year.

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