Dollar General Literacy Foundation Presents Save the Children With $2 Million to Support Kids Across Rural America During COVID-19

Aligned in a mission to serve others, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded $2 million to Save the Children’s coronavirus response efforts across rural America, the nonprofit today announced. The gift will help ensure children continue to learn – and have access to nutritious foods – during nationwide school closures. Save the Children and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are committed to helping the most vulnerable children continue to learn and get the nutrition they need to keep bellies full and minds growing. “This tremendous gift from the Dollar…

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Emma Hislop becomes Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s first Artist in Residence

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation are very pleased to announce their first Artist in Residency (AiR) project – led by research-based artist, Emma Hislop, who lives and works in Glasgow. Over the one month virtual residency which began on the 1st of June, Emma will be exploring the question, ‘How can art shape the economy for the better?’ The Ellen MacArthur Foundation are excited to see how her approach and working process can bring fresh perspectives to our work in accelerating the transition to a circular economy. “I’m excited that this…

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FareShare doubles the amount of food delivered to those in need during coronavirus crisis

The UK’s biggest food charity, FareShare, has announced it has doubled the amount of food it has delivered to frontline charities supporting vulnerable people since the crisis began, praising the ‘extraordinary’ efforts of its supporters and volunteers. This year, the FareShare network, made up of 17 independent food redistribution organisations, redistributed over 24,000 tonnes of in-date surplus food from the food industry, to 11,000 charities including domestic violence refuges, breakfast clubs, food banks and day centres, an increase of 26% on the year before, and the equivalent of a million…

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Ørsted and Nestlé sign 15-year offshore wind power purchase agreement

The UK subsidiary of the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé, has signed a 15-year indexed fixed price agreement with Ørsted, the world leader in offshore wind, to buy green power from the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm. Nestlé UK will buy the output of 31MW of the offshore wind farm’s 573MW total capacity, making it Ørsted’s largest fixed-price corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) in the UK. From 1 May 2020, Nestlé UK will start purchasing 125GWh of green power per year to cover 50 % of Nestlé UK…

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The IPA and Creative Equals are Combating COVID-19 with diversity and inclusion

The IPA, in partnership with Creative Equals, are launching the Diversity Matters: Summer Series virtual events this summer, which will outline how diversity and inclusion will help steer the industry through the Coronavirus pandemic. The free webinars will see D&I champions from across the business and all sides of the industry debate key topics and provide tangible actions for agencies, brands and media owners. Diversity Matters: Summer Series kicks off on Wednesday 10 June with Creative Equals launching their results of their new study with Campaign – C19 Inclusion Pulse…

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