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Newday Investing Brings Impact Investing to the Mainstream

New app enables consumers to invest in proprietary portfolios for social good with a $5 minimum Press Release - SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Newday Investing, a financial ...
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Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Launch ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’

-- Nationwide challenge invites educators to design an in-school experience that inspires the next generation of manufacturing leaders -- Press Release - Silver Spring, Md. (Tuesday, June 19, 2018) – ...
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Bangladesh: International Community Assistance Urgently Needed For Rohingya Refugees

Press Release - On World Refugee Day, Amnesty International calls on the international community to urgently step up international assistance for more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar ...
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Kimora Lee Simmons and Family Join Intimate Health Nonprofit The Unmentionables to Aid Refugees in Greece

Press Release - Athens, Greece, June 20th, 2018: In an impassioned show of support for today’s World Refugee Day, fashion designer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Kimora Lee Simmons and her family ...
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Camfed Announces New Board Chair in the US

Education and equality champion Sally Osberg joins the Campaign for Female Education Press Release - SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA – June 19, 2018 – Camfed, the Campaign for Female Education, ...
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Tourette Association Of America Names Amanda Talty As President And CEO

Former Executive Vice President and Interim CEO of the TAA Press Release - (June 19, 2018 – Bayside, NY) – The Tourette Association of America (TAA), the premier national non-profit ...
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LG Electronics Englewood Cliffs Celebrates 2018 LG Global Volunteer Day In Recognition Of United Nations World Environment Day

Press Release - Englewood Cliffs, N.J. – June 19, 2018 – Scores of employees from LG Electronics in Englewood Cliffs commemorated UN World Environment Day with the Palisades Interstate Park ...
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You’re telling me technology is used for good? You’re crazy!

By Corey Harnish, CEO of Better World International. A look inside a technology revolution that's more about making a difference than just being the next billion dollar evaluation. What would you ...
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Delta Air Lines and KaBOOM! Build New Playground in Springfield Gardens

200 Community Volunteers Unite to Build Safe Place to Play at Merrick Academy Charter School Press Release - Volunteers from Delta Air Lines, Merrick Academy Charter School and the community ...
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Nina Simone’s Childhood Home Honored as a National Treasure

National Trust for Historic Preservation Joins New Effort to Reimagine Home’s Future Press Release - Washington, D.C. – The childhood home of Nina Simone, Civil Rights icon and revolutionary musician ...
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Costco Introduces Apeel Avocados To Improve Quality & Prevent Food Waste

Apeel avocados are rolling out at Costco, marking Apeel Sciences’ first U.S. supplier and retailer partnerships. Avocados with Apeel have double the ripe time, which means a better quality avocado ...
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Morgan Stanley Survey Finds Sustainable Investing Momentum High Among Asset Owners

Institutional investor survey shows 70% of investors have already implemented ESG strategies; 84% of asset owners are pursuing or actively considering ESG integration in their investment process Lack of data ...
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Amida Care Hosts “A Day for PRIDE” Family Fitness Event in Brooklyn with Support of NYC Council Member Robert E. Cornegy Jr.

Free Community Wellness Event Promotes Healthy Living Press Release - New York, NY – On June 16, Amida Care, a not-for-profit New York community health plan, hosted a free community ...
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Impact Entrepreneur Center And Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors To Host International Leadership Summit In The Berkshires From July 10-12, 2018.

Philanthropy Transforming Finance: Building an Impact Economy gathers 45 leaders from the philanthropy sector and impact economy systems thought leaders from North America, South America and Europe for a two-day ...
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USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Announce 2018 IWitness Video Challenge Winners

– Fifth Annual IWitness Video Challenge Inspires Students to Take Action to Counter Hate, Bias and Intolerance Nationwide – Press Release - Silver Spring, Md. (Monday, June 18, 2018) – ...
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Power of Positive Music Movement Brings a Powerful, Universal Message for Change

Press Release - Los Angeles, CA - The Power of Positive Music Movement (PoPMM), a non-profit organization launched in August, 2017, is on a mission to make a positive impact ...
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Scentsy Awards Scholarships to Students Across the Country

Press Release - Meridian, Idaho — June 14, 2018 — Several Scentsy employees and Consultants who have college-bound children just got a boost from the home office. Scentsy owners Heidi and ...
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INFINITI Donates More Than $8 Million To Charity Throughout NCAA Partnership, Over $1 Million During The 2018 Season

INFINITI donates $1.1 million to various charities through INFINITI’s relationship with the NCAA®, which includes a donation of $774,180 to the American Cancer Society in partnership with the National Association ...
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Scentsy Grants Go To 17 Treasure Valley Charities

Press Release - Meridian, Idaho — June 14, 2018— Scentsy, an international fragrance and home décor company, has donated more than $135,000 to 17 local charities and organizations that help ...
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This New Social Network Changes Everything

Press Release - NEW YORK, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the course of your lifetime, you spend around 5 YEARS on social media - over 40,000 hours. If that ...
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The Drug Enforcement Administration And Discovery Education Name Grand Prize Winner Of Operation Prevention Video Challenge

-- Utah teen to receive $10,000 for his public service announcement on dangers of youth opioid misuse -- Press Release - Washington D.C. (Thursday, June 14, 2018) – The United ...
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New Analysis Questions Impact Of Reform In Era Of Mass Incarceration

The report, from the Vera Institute of Justice, uses new measurements that reveal different trends in incarceration Press Release - The rise of mass incarceration was characterized by near universal, ...
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Make-A-Wish® America CEO Announces Succession Plan

David Williams will depart the organization later this year after 14 years of distinguished leadership Press Release - PHOENIX, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Make-A-Wish America today announced that David ...
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Angel Tank, a Shark Tank for Purpose-Driven Seed Stage Investors and Entrepreneurs, Selects Winners in First-Ever Competition

Event drew a talented pool of social entrepreneurs and leading Bay Area venture investors at SEED 2018 Press Release - SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2018 – Real Leaders, the world’s ...
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Dr. Mary Pulido Elected to National Board of The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)

Pulido has served as President of APSAC’s New York State chapter since 2014 and as Executive Director of The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) ...
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Musicians and Vocalists Gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song and Prayer

Internationally renowned musicians and vocalists from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim backgrounds come together to sing and pray for the peace and future of the Holy City Press Release - June ...
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REPORT: The Number of Black Women-led Startups Has More Than Doubled Since 2016 According to digitalundivided’s Latest Research, ProjectDiane 2018

With ProjectDiane 2018, digitalundivided is Single-Handedly Impacting the Narrative About Black Women in the Startup Ecosystem Press Release - (ATLANTA, June 13, 2018) - digitalundivided, a social enterprise that takes ...
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Tech Entrepreneur Pledges 10% of his Company to Raise Millions for Nonprofits

Press Release - Boston, MA: That’s the message from Boston Tech Entrepreneur Barry Hinckley, who today launches his innovative new growth mechanism in a play on words termed "IPO" or ...
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U-Michigan Social Venture Fund Invests in Six Foods

Press Release - ANN ARBOR, Mich.— The Social Venture Fund, the nation’s first student-led impact investing fund, based in the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of ...
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NoVo Foundation Announces Grantees of $34 Million Radical Hope Fund

Culmination of year-long, global call for bold social justice partnerships Investments in radical, community-led, innovative solutions Press Release - 13 June 2018, NEW YORK – The NoVo Foundation today announced ...
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Is The World’s Rarest Mammal Disappearing From Folklore?

Gibbon study showcases importance of ‘traditional ecological knowledge’ Press Release - The world’s rarest gibbon is disappearing from traditional folktales – as fast as they disappear from the forests. China’s ...
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SDSU, San Diego Zoo Partner to Study Impact of Coastal Toxins on California Condor

Despite successful conservation efforts at large, condors living along the coast are less successful than their inland cousins. Press Release - SAN DIEGO, Calif. (June 12, 2018) – A portrait ...
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Hatch Appoints Utahn Jeremy Keele to Commission on Social Impact Partnerships

Press Release - Washington, DC – Today, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), the senior Republican and Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, announced his decision to appoint Jeremy Keele of Salt ...
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Coding Autism Has Launched A New Program To Train Those With Autism How To Code

Press Release - Every year, the number of people diagnosed with autism rises, however there are simply not enough quality programs designed towards training adults with autism with real-world career ...
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The Mission Continues Deploys Veterans To Help Revitalize Los Angeles’ Watts Neighborhood

The veterans’ nonprofit seeks to create ongoing improvement to strengthen historic LA neighborhood with its third-annual Mass Deployment, “Operation Watts Is Worth It” Press Release - LOS ANGELES – More ...
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Closed Loop Fund Invests In PureCycle Technologies To Improve Plastics Recycling

Press Release - June 11, 2018 -- Closed Loop Fund, an investment fund that finances recycling infrastructure and circular supply chains, announces an investment in PureCycle Technologies, a company that ...
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Fidelity Charitable® Study Finds Impact Investing At Tipping Point, Announces Expansion Of Its Impact Investing Program

Over 70% of affluent, next-gen donors are already engaging in impact investing Fidelity Charitable donors have $856 million in impact assets at end of Q1 2018, a 110% increase from ...
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Younger Entrepreneurs Choose Social Impact As Their Top Business Priority

HSBC Private Banking research shows new generation of entrepreneurs are prioritising social impact and embracing angel investing over their older peers Press Release - A new wave of global entrepreneurs ...
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With Uncertain Futures, High School Graduates Ask, “What’s Next?”

Camfed releases Transition Program results, shows post-graduation doesn’t have to be rudderless Press Release - San Francisco, California – June 7, 2018 – Across the world, many high school students ...
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National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation And LA84 Foundation Issue RFP To Refurbish Local Basketball Courts

Press Release - LOS ANGELES (June 11, 2018) – Today, the National Basketball Players Association Foundation and the LA84 Foundation are pleased to issue an RFP to refurbish local basketball ...
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