Mother-Daughter Duo Vanessa Williams and Jillian Hervey Team Up with Burlington Stores and WomenHeart to #KnockOutHeartDisease in Women

48 million women in the US are at risk or living with heart disease, the leading cause of death in women. That is why Burlington Stores, a national off-price retailer, is proud to announce its seventh annual partnership with WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease. Over the past six years, Burlington has raised nearly $10 million for the organization to help further its mission of educating and advocating for women with or at risk of heart disease. This year’s campaign, which kicked off in all Burlington stores…

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Panasonic Fulfills 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project in Its 100th Anniversary, Bringing Light to Off-grid Communities Globally

Panasonic Corporation announced the successful completion of its 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project, which has brought light to off-grid communities in 30 countries through 131 non-profit and other organizations in the last five years. Since the project’s inception in February 2013, a total of 102,716 solar lanterns have been donated, including 5,004 lanterns given today to Indonesia, which has marked the end of the project. The project was part of Panasonic’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives that make use of its technologies and products in line with the company’s management…

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Nissan puts Saudi women behind the wheel with surprise instructors

Celebrating Saudi Arabia’s historic decision to grant women driver’s licenses, Nissan recently offered a group of young women the chance to get behind the wheel for the first time — with a surprise group of driving instructors. The company released an inspirational video about the initiative. It is part of Nissan’s #SheDrives campaign, which encourages women to embrace the exciting prospect of becoming fully licensed drivers in 2018. The women in the video say that while they’re delighted by the prospect, they face reluctance from some of their family members.…

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Stars get on board to protect the strange things and fantastic beasts of the Antarctic Ocean

‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbour and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ star Alison Sudol are on board a Greenpeace ship heading for Antarctic waters. They will help make the case for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary backed by campaigners, scientists, over 40 international celebrities and 800,000 people around the world. Following a Twitter challenge, resulting in more than 200,000 retweets in five hours, David Harbour secured a place on the Greenpeace ship alongside singer-songwriter and actress Alison Sudol. They have joined an expedition to gather scientific evidence of the need for an Antarctic Ocean…

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Dunkin’ Donuts to Eliminate Foam Cups Worldwide in 2020

As part of its commitment to serve both people and the planet responsibly, Dunkin’ Donuts, a leading retailer of hot, brewed coffee, today announced plans to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global supply chain beginning in spring 2018, with a targeted completion date of 2020. In U.S. restaurants, Dunkin’ Donuts will replace the foam cup with a new, double-walled paper cup. The majority of Dunkin’ Donuts’ international markets are currently using paper cups, and the brand will work with its franchisees to eliminate foam cups from the remaining…

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