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Mangrove Patches Deserve Greater Recognition No Matter The Size

Scientists call on governments to move away from short-term politically driven plans destroying mangrove habitats Press Release - Governments must provide stronger protection for crucial small mangrove patches, is the ...
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Impact Investment Needs Global Standards And Better Measurement, says OECD

Press Release - Social impact investment, which aims to improve well-being as well as earn a financial return, could be more effective if it were more clearly defined internationally with ...
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Refinitiv Commits to Climate Change Action; Pledges Support for UN Sustainable Development Goals

Company pledges to be carbon neutral by 2020 as well as taking steps to support and reflect local communities Press Release - New York/London – Building on its commitment to ...
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Inaugural Grounded Summit Aligns Investors, World Leaders, Artists and Innovators to Accelerate Climate Change Solutions

- Paul Hawken, Author and Founder of Project Drawdown, to keynote gathering organized by Julia Jackson to galvanize a community of environmental change agents - Press Release - SONOMA, Calif., ...
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USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Join Forces to Empower Students to Counter Hate Offering $10,000 in Scholarships and Prizes with ‘Stronger Than Hate Challenge’

–New video challenge inspires students and educators to fight against discrimination, injustice and hate by using the power of testimony to create a brighter future– Press Release - Silver Spring, ...
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Over 30,000 Items of Clothing to Be Sorted and Donated on MLK Day as more than 1,200 Volunteers of Every Stripe Gather at Big Sunday, One of USA’s Foremost Organizations Connecting People with Helping Opportunities, on Monday, January 21, 2018 from 10 AM – 1 PM in Los Angeles

Press Release - Los Angeles, California, January 15, 2019 – Big Sunday, one of the USA’s foremost organizations connecting people through helping and opportunities to volunteer, now in its 20th ...
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PGA REACH Appoints Dave Anderson As Its New Director Of Development

Retired U.S. Air Force Veteran joins PGA REACH team from Northern Texas PGA Section Press Release - PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA. (Jan. 15, 2019) — PGA REACH, the 501(c)(3) charitable ...
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Arjuna Capital Commends Citi For Being First U.S. Company To Disclose “Global Median Gender Pay Gap” Data

Action Comes in Response to Shareholder Resolution Filed by Arjuna Capital, a Leader in Promoting Progress From U.S. Banks, Tech Firms, Retailers on Gender Pay Gap Press Release - BOSTON ...
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Tyler Robinson Foundation Gears Up For 2019 Following Record Year In Support Of Families Impacted By Childhood

Imagine Dragons’ nonprofit organization looks to exciting 2019 partnering with National Pediatric Cancer Foundation to launch Pediatric Cancer Education Toolkit and new partner hospitals Press Release - LAS VEGAS (January ...
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Fund for Education Abroad Expands Board of Trustees

Press Release - WASHINGTON, D.C., January 15, 2018 – The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) has expanded its Board of Trustees to advance its mission of increasing access to international ...
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Berggruen Institute Names Dr. Yakov Feygin as Associate Director of New Program–Future of Capitalism–to Foster New Thinking for Market Economies

Press Release - Los Angeles, CA, January 15, 2019—The Berggruen Institute, today announced author and scholar Dr. Yakov Feygin as the Institute’s first Associate Director for its new Future of ...
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Stephen V. Kenney to Join Boston Financial Management as President and CEO

Press Release - Boston Financial Management LLC (“BFM”), an independent and employee-owned wealth management and investment advisory firm, announces today the appointment of Stephen V. Kenney as President and Chief ...
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Introducing Two Good and Good Plants: A Disruptive Duo that Will Give Americans New Reasons to Fall in Love with the Yogurt Aisle All Over Again

Press Release - WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2019 -- Responding to demand for options with less sugar, Danone North America, the leading maker of yogurt in the U.S., today ...
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Groundbreaking Economist Intelligence Unit Benchmarking Tool Highlights The Responses Of 40 Countries To Sexual Violence Against Children

The ‘Out of the Shadows Index’ measures how countries address child sexual abuse and exploitation for an estimated 70% of the world’s children. US Ranks Fifth with a score of ...
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Major League Baseball and Discovery Education Team-Up to Add Dynamic New Baseball-Themed Content to Science Techbook to Fuel Deeper Student Engagement in Science and STEM

- In Support of Core Instruction, Multiyear Partnership Introduces Career Explorations, Curricular Tools, and Classroom Project Starters Based on MLB’s Vast Archive and State-Of-The-Art Tracking Technology - - Baltimore County ...
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The National Center Brings Native Edge Institutes to the East Coast

One-day events in Orlando, FL and Cherokee, NC provide participants with procurement and technology training and one-on-one consulting Press Release - MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian ...
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Co-Impact Announces $80 Million In Grants Aimed At Improving The Lives Of 9 Million People In Africa, South Asia, And Latin America

Co-Impact collaborative includes core partners Richard Chandler, Bill and Melinda Gates, Jeff Skoll, The Rockefeller Foundation, and – most recently – Rohini and Nandan Nilekani Press Release - LONDON, January ...
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Jake’s Diapers Expands its National Reach

Also Launches Eastern Wisconsin Period Supplies Network Press Release - (Kaukauna, WI) The nonprofit Jake’s Diapers of Kaukauna, WI is expanding its national reach by adding distribution partners in seven ...
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CBTF Announces New Co-President Leadership Structure: Jaworski and Wagner to Co-lead the Organization

The Board of Directors of Children's Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) today announced that the 30-year-old organization will now be led by two co-presidents. Current President Gary D. Jaworski, Ph.D. will ...
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Centre Gives 2019 Application Now Open

Press Release - State College, PA – Centre Foundation will be hosting its eighth annual Centre Gives, a 36-hour online giving event, on May 7 and 8, 2019. Qualified nonprofits ...
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Coach And Michael B. Jordan Surprise Newark High School As Part Of Dream It Real Initiative

Special Visit in Support of Philanthropic Partner The Future Project Press Release - NEW YORK, NY, JANUARY 14, 2019 – Coach today announces actor, producer and first global face of ...
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Corner Canyon High School Raises More than $77,000 for Tyler Robinson Foundation

Press Release - SALT LAKE CITY (January 14, 2019) – More than 2,000 students at Corner Canyon High School came together to raise $77,526.08 in support of the Tyler Robinson ...
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Top 5 Brooklyn Nonprofits Named Winners of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Annual $100,000 Spark Prize

Press Release - January 14, 2019 (Brooklyn, NY) – Brooklyn Community Foundation has selected the top five social justice nonprofit organizations of 2019 to receive its annual $100,000 Spark Prize, ...
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Television Academy Foundation Announces Nominees For 39th College Television Awards

Student Productions From Colleges Nationwide Vie for Top Honors in Television’s Most Prestigious Student Competition Press Release - (NoHo Arts District, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019) – The Television Academy Foundation ...
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Lutheran World Relief, IMA World Health Join Forces

International NGOs’ complementary work in public health, rural livelihoods and emergency relief expands global reach and impact Press Release - BALTIMORE, Jan 14, 2019—International humanitarian organizations Lutheran World Relief and ...
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AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission Welcomes Executive Director Laurie McCormack

McCormack brings more than 20 years of experience in philanthropy to the organization Press Release - Merriam, KS – Laurie McCormack is the new executive director of AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee ...
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Camp Corral Registration Now Open For 2019 Camps

Nonprofit provides the week-of-a-lifetime to military kids across the U.S. Press Release - RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 11, 2019) — Camp Corral, a leading nonprofit advocate for military families, announced today ...
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Rare 1943 Lincoln Cent Sells for $204,000 at Auction

The first found example of one of America’s most famous coins makes history in auction debut Press Release - DALLAS, Texas (January 10, 2019) – A rare 1943 Lincoln cent ...
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New York Common Pantry Steps Up to Feed Federal Workers During Government Shutdown

Press Release - New York, NY, January 10th, 2019--New York Common Pantry has announced that its pantry will provide free food to all Federal workers whose budgets are severely strained ...
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SAC Advances Improved Conditions for Garment Workers

Press Release - SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), the leading association for the apparel, footwear, and textile industry, has been named an accredited ...
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Pact’s Impact Investment Group Inks Two New Corporate Partnerships As FY19 Kicks Off

After Investment In Amped Innovation, Pact Ventures Signs Strategic Partnership With Medical Diagnostics Start-Up MDaaS Press Release - WASHINGTON, D.C., USA | December 10, 2018 – Pact, an international, non-profit ...
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Aerosmith To Perform At Steven Tyler’s Second Annual Grammy Awards® Viewing Party To Benefit Janie’s Fund

PRESENTED BY LIVE NATION Star-studded gala hosted by Jane Lynch to be held at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood on Sunday, Feb. 10 Press Release - LOS ANGELES (Jan. 9, 2019) ...
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Art Brings Community Together. Northern New Jersey Community Foundation Awards Grant to Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund for 14th Annual Englewood Idol.

Press Release - (Bergen County, New Jersey; January 8, 2019) -- The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF), a not-for-profit organization based in Hackensack, New Jersey, awarded a grant of ...
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Second Nature and U.S. Green Building Council Announce 2018 Winners of Higher Education Climate Leadership Awards

University of Illinois and Delta College receive high recognition for commitment to climate action Press Release - Boston, MA (Jan. 9, 2019) — Today, Second Nature, in partnership with the ...
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Kristin Frank Joins Cornerstone Capital Group Board of Directors

Press Release - NEW YORK, January 9, 2019 – Cornerstone Capital Group (“Cornerstone”), an SEC-registered investment advisor that pursues financial returns alongside social impact by incorporating environmental, social, and governance ...
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Caesars Entertainment and ImpactNV Launch Fund to Support Victims of Human Trafficking

First-of-its-Kind Model for Collective Action Provides Solutions for Vulnerable Populations in Southern Nevada Press Release - Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR), the world's most diversified casino-entertainment provider, today announced the creation ...
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US SIF Announces Election Of Four Board Members

Press Release - WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2019 – US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment today announced the election of four board directors. Directors also serve on ...
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Single Lincoln Cent May Sell for $200,000 or More in Orlando Auction

World famous WWII coin curiosity offered during the Florida United Numismatists Show on Jan. 10 Press Release - DALLAS, Texas (January 8, 2019) – When copper was needed for bullets ...
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Sustainable Debt Market Sees Record Activity In 2018

Issuance of sustainable debt products surged 26% to $247 billion last year, as the market innovated to meet demand from investors Press Release - London and New York, January 9, ...
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“Zero polio transmission and health for all”, WHO Director-General gives new year’s wish to the people of Afghanistan and Pakistan

Press Release - WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus highlighted WHO’s commitment to the final push to eradicate polio on a 4-day visit to Afghanistan and Pakistan - the only ...
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