Social impact

Co-Founders of Superfood Supplement Brand Ancient Nutrition Achieve Regenerative Organic Certified™ Status on Their Farms

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancient Nutrition is proud to announce the achievement of Regenerative Organic Certified™ (ROC™) for the farming operations owned by their founders, Jordan Rubin and Dr. Josh Axe in Tennessee and Missouri. With this monumental certification, Ancient Nutrition, through the company's R.A.N.C.H ProjectSM, will direct the strategy and operations on the first ever ROC farms in their respective states. Ancient Nutrition and it's founders proudly join Gaia Herbs as two of the three dietary supplement brands to achieve this distinction.

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  • Ancient Nutrition and it's founders proudly join Gaia Herbs as two of the three dietary supplement brands to achieve this distinction.
  • The Tennessee farm is named The Center for Regenerative Agriculture, which is dually headquarters for Ancient Nutrition and its R.A.N.C.H ProjectSM.
  • "The all-encompassing standards of being Regenerative Organic Certified represent the pinnacle of ecologically sound agricultural operations that, if broadly implemented, will take our food supply far beyond organic," said Jordan Rubin, Co-Founder and CEO of Ancient Nutrition.
  • Ancient Nutrition relies on organic farms for many ingredients used in their products, including ingredients grown on their farms, on over 130-acres in Tennessee and over 4,000 acres in Missouri.

Mitsubishi Motors' All-New Outlander Wins 2022 Australian Good Design Award

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

TOKYO, Sept 20, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the all-new Outlander won the 2022 Australian Good Design Award in the Product Design -- Automotive and Transport segment.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 20, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the all-new Outlander won the 2022 Australian Good Design Award in the Product Design -- Automotive and Transport segment.
  • Organized by Good Design Australia, the Australian Good Design Awards has been promoting excellence in design and innovation since 1958 and is recognized by the World Design Organization (WDO) as Australia's peak international design endorsement program.
  • The Good Design Awards Jury commented: "The SUV bodystyle has surpassed the conventional sedan in popularity, mostly because of functionality.
  • The winners of the 2022 Australian Good Design Awards were selected in 11 design disciplines which include Architectural Design, Communication Design, Design Research, Design Strategy, Digital Design, Engineering Design, Fashion Impact, Next Gen (Student), Product Design, Service Design and Social Impact.

CNote Closes Series A Investment, Cementing the Women-Led Impact Platform's Leadership in Closing the US Wealth Gap Through Financial Innovation

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Monday, September 19, 2022

"By pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into undercapitalized communities, CNote is activating corporate dollars for systemic change while minimizing risk."

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  • "By pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into undercapitalized communities, CNote is activating corporate dollars for systemic change while minimizing risk."
  • The Series A investment will enable CNote to advance its technology, expand its sales team and deepen its network of community financial institutions.
  • We are thrilled to partner with Catherine and Yuliya [Tarasava, CNote co-founder] in leading the Series A round for CNote."
  • CNote , co-founded by Catherine Berman and Yuliya Tarasava, is a women-led impact platform on a mission to close the wealth gap through financial innovation.

The Winston Agency, a Boutique DC-Based Firm Specializing in Global Sustainability, Corporate Reputation, and Social Impact Communications, to Unite with FINN Partners

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Monday, September 19, 2022

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global independent marketing and communications agency FINN Partners announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with the Winston Agency (WA), a Beltway-based boutique purpose, sustainability advocacy, and communications firm with global-service reach, to join its ranks. WA founder and CEO Bess Winston will become a FINN senior partner championing global Purpose and Social Impact efforts from the nation's capital.

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  • WA founder and CEO Bess Winston will become a FINN senior partner championing global Purpose and Social Impact efforts from the nation's capital.
  • The move also increases the FINN Purpose and Social Impact Practice headcount to almost 100 professionals worldwide focused on social-impact issues.
  • Winston will join the Agency's Global Purpose and Social Impact Practice leadership team, and WA will now be branded as "The Winston Agency, a FINN Partners Company."
  • "We are proud to welcome Bess and her team into FINN," said Peter Finn, founding partner and CEO, FINN Partners.

Building Digital Equity through Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration: Marconi Society Announces 2022 Symposium and Gala

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

The annual forum convenes leading visionaries in technology, business, policy, and digital inclusion to help build pathways to digital equity by 2030.

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  • The annual forum convenes leading visionaries in technology, business, policy, and digital inclusion to help build pathways to digital equity by 2030.
  • "The Decade of Digital Inclusion is a rare opportunity to create collaborative solutions to bridging the digital divide.
  • The Marconi Society, through our deep expertise in information and communications technology and connections in policy and digital equity, is uniquely positioned to create this convening," said Vint Cerf, Board Chair of the Marconi Society.
  • The Marconi Society celebrates and supports visionaries building tomorrow's technologies upon the foundation of the connected world we helped create.

The Promise Homes Company Announces Expansion with New Hires & Promotions

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

He is responsible for the day-to-day operations and expansion of The Promise Homes platform.

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  • He is responsible for the day-to-day operations and expansion of The Promise Homes platform.
  • Mr. Birt leads all repair, maintenance, and renovation efforts throughout the Promise Homes portfolio of homes.
  • She has been with The Promise Homes Company since 2017, and her new primary responsibility is to implement the resident engagement strategy and the execution of The Promise Homes Company Enhanced Services.
  • The Promise Homes Company is today comprised of a portfolio of more than 660 homes across Georgia and Florida.

Cookies Taps Cirona Labs For Innovation and Product Formulation Partnership

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Cookies, the most globally recognized cannabis company, announced a new innovation partnership with Cirona Labs (Cirona), a New York-based cannabinoid ingredient and product manufacturer.

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  • Cookies, the most globally recognized cannabis company, announced a new innovation partnership with Cirona Labs (Cirona), a New York-based cannabinoid ingredient and product manufacturer.
  • Leveraging its industry-leading water-soluble technology, Cirona will help reformulate certain on-shelf Cookies products, and develop new ones to expand Cookies footprint in hemp-derived cannabinoids.
  • Each product is formulated for fast onset, high bioavailability, and great taste, supported by Cironas vast R&D library of emulsions and powders.
  • The Cookies products will be available across the United States, as well as online at Cookies Store .

IHI Invites Health Systems to Participate in Free Learning Network & Action Community on Equity & Racial Justice in Health Care

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The two opportunities include:

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  • The two opportunities include:
    The Learning Network 40 teams will build the foundational infrastructure needed within health systems to successfully pursue health equity and racial justice within their organizations and communities.
  • The Action Community a cohort of 10 teams will take specific steps to apply quality improvement tools to make measurable improvements in specific clinical health equity disparities.
  • The Pursuing Equity initiative seeks to activate health care systems, using a framework developed by IHI and its partners, to remediate health care differences that are systematic, avoidable, and unjust.
  • IHI launched Pursuing Equity in 2017, partnering with eight US health systems, to accelerate the role of health care in improving equity.

Empowered Flower Girl Hosts 2022 Be the Impact Virtual Youth Service Summit

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Monday, September 12, 2022

DETROIT , Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Empowered Flower Girl (EFG), a social enterprise on a mission to transform the way young people relate to one another and themselves, will host the 2022 Be the Impact Summit on Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. The virtual youth service event will be held during National Bullying Prevention Month and the weekend before International Day of the Girl.

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  • The virtual youth service event will be held during National Bullying Prevention Month and the weekend before International Day of the Girl.
  • To close out the event, Empowered Flower Girl will announce the winner of its $250 Impact Ideas giveaway.
  • "I am inspired by the courage and commitment of youth globally and Empowered Flower Girl is committed to honoring those using their gifts and talents to create change."
  • Empowered Flower Girl was one of three Detroit-area organizations/social enterprises to receive a Social Impact Grant from the Consulate in June.

Goodwill® and Indeed Announce Ready to Work Program to Connect 50,000 Job Seekers with Employers Looking to Hire Now

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Monday, September 12, 2022

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries International announces its partnership with Indeed, a leading global hiring platform, as they launch their Ready to Work program, a series of free virtual and in-person events for job seekers in several cities across the U.S. from September 12 to October 8, 2022. Through Ready to Work, Indeed aims to connect 50,000 job seekers with employers looking to hire talent right now, supporting the company's goal of helping 100 million people get jobs globally by 2030, including 30 million facing barriers. 

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  • Through Ready to Work, Indeed aims to connect 50,000 job seekers with employers looking to hire talent right now, supporting the company's goal of helping 100 million people get jobs globally by 2030, including 30 million facing barriers.
  • In addition to helping secure interviews for job seekers, the series of events will provide thousands of people with resources and guidance for a successful job search.
  • This includes assistance with hiring, training and coaching to help make the job search simpler and faster.
  • "Job seekers and career advancers win when Indeed and Goodwill work together with employers," saidWendi Copeland, Chief Partnerships Officer of Goodwill Industries International.