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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.

How Millennials are using Data to Power the Impact Investing Movement

How the Case Foundation Influences Capital
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by Sean Tennerson, Program Officer, The Case Foundation 

For those of you who know the Case Foundation, we’re bullish on the impact investing movement and the power of private capital for public good. While still a relatively small market, impact investments are surging, with some seeing a trillion-dollar market potential by 2020. Against that context, we do a lot of thinking about what is standing in the way of tipping significantly more interested investors to activated investors.

Major Drivers and Trends in SRI Investing Growth

Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing Grows 33% in 2 Years
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In recent years, numerous trends have shaped the evolution and growth of SRI within US financial markets:

Impact Investing in the Age of Fintech and Big Data

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by Reggie Stanley, president and CEO of ImpactUs 

New impact investing platform harnesses technology, social networks, and scale to help investors, institutions and their advisors invest with purpose.

Corporate Support of #GivingTuesday Hits Record Levels

CECP Spearheads Corporate Involvement in Global Movement
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New York, December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - One of the founding partners of the #GivingTuesday movement announced record levels of corporate support for the global philanthropy movement. According to CECP: The CEO Force for Good, the number in its overall coalition of the world’s largest companies participating in #GivingTuesday 2016 was 82, the highest participation level seen yet. Begun in 2012, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Honored with Bethune-Cookman University Leadership Award

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November 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford was honored by Bethune-Cookman University at the fourth annual Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Awards Gala in Daytona Beach, Florida, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2016. Ashford, who received the Leadership Award, was recognized for his dedication and continuous contribution to education and the community.

Avista Plants for Reforest Spokane Day

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This fall, Avista partnered with The Lands Council to plant trees for the 6th Annual Reforest Spokane Day. Over 400 volunteers planted 2,500 trees and native shrubs in west Spokane, downtown and along the Centennial Trail and Spokane River. Avista is proud to partner with The Lands Council on this wonderful community event and engage the community while enhancing the health of our natural resources.

Carnival Corporation to Donate $2 Million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

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MIAMI, Sept. 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Carnival Corporation, through its philanthropic arm, Carnival Foundation, is donating $2 million to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History & Culture.  Eleven years in the making and built at a cost of $540 million, the museum opened Sept.

Generation of Healthy Families: A Winning Partnership for the Local Communities and Sanofi Colombia

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Over 50% of employees at the Villa Rica, Sanofi’s factory in Colombia, live in the nearby town, one of the areas most affected by the armed conflict in Colombia, with attendant social problems such as drugs, prostitution and crime.

In 2014, Sanofi identified 41 employees living in vulnerable conditions. That’s the reason why, in order to develop greater social interaction with the community, the factory has launched the program Generation of Healthy Families.

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