Facebook announce water positivity by 2030

Facebook have announced tha they hope to be water positive by 2030 with the following post on their website: Restoring More Water Than We Consume by 2030 The climate crisis demands urgent action from all of us. At Facebook, we’ve invested in renewable energy and committed to reaching net zero emissions across our value chain in 2030. We’re also working to connect people with authoritative climate information. Today, we’re building on these efforts and announcing a new goal to be water positive by 2030. This means Facebook will return more…

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‘Hack for Good’ with Co-op and Facebook to help call ‘Full Time’ on child food poverty

Co-op has become the exclusive digital partner for Facebook’s Hack for Good initiative to drive awareness of Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge’s Full Time campaign. In response to the UK Government’s uplift of the Healthy Start voucher scheme, Marcus Rashford MBE and Michelin-starred chef, Tom Kerridge, joined forces to launch ‘Full Time: Get Cooking with Marcus & Tom’.  This nationwide initiative (launched in April) is in support of the #EndChildFoodPoverty campaign and is in partnership with Marcus Rashford’s Child Poverty Taskforce, supported by Co-op, Facebook and Instagram. Together, the goal…

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Facebook Community Has Raised Over $5B For Nonprofits & Personal Causes

Every day, people tap into their networks on Facebook and Instagram to inspire generosity and support causes they care about. From funding medical research to donating school supplies to kids in need or supporting the fight for racial justice, we can all do more together. And every donation, no matter the size, makes a difference. People have now raised over $5 billion for nonprofits and personal causes through fundraisers on Facebook and Instagram. Why People Give: Refuge (England): Since March 2020, Refuge’s National Domestic Abuse Helpline has seen a record…

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The Mental Health Coalition Brings Together Leading Mental Health Experts With FACEBOOK and Instagram To Destigmatize Mental Health And Connect People To Resources During Pandemic

The Mental Health Coalition (MHC), founded by designer and social activist Kenneth Cole and launched in May of 2020, announces an innovative collaboration with FACEBOOK. Together with MHC’s 27 coalition members, they are introducing a series of creative experiences designed to engage people on FACEBOOK and Instagram in conversations around emotional wellness.  Social media has been a main form of social connection for many in the wake of COVID-19. Physical isolation has made it difficult, and often impossible, for face-to-face interaction; social platforms such as FACEBOOK and Instagram provide communities…

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Facebook and Government give money to help secure future of Bletchley Park Trust

In response to the recent public announcement about the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Bletchley Park Trust, Facebook has generously given a £1 million donation to support its work over the next two years. The Trust also welcomes news this week that it will benefit from £447,000 in support from the Government Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Culture Recovery Fund. This grants programme is part of the Government’s £1.57 billion package to support the UK’s culture and heritage sectors from the economic impacts of Covid-19…

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