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Climate Change, sustainability

How to Shop for Work-Friendly Sustainable Fashion

While not many of us may consider climate change while shopping for clothes, it is a grim reality that the fashion industry contributes to 8% of the total carbon output – more than all international airline flights and maritime shipping trips combined! That’s a lot, and consumer culture is the fuel. Though there is a growing sustainable fashion movement, eco-friendly…

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corporate social responsibility, education, new york, Volunteer Experience

Back to School: How Your Company Can Support NYC Children’s Education

Looking for ways that your company can give back to New York City? Support those who are the future of it! The new school year is just around the corner, and there are so many ways that corporate teams can support the NYC students from challenging backgrounds. Whether it is through exposing students to your career field or enhancing hallways…

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corporate social responsibility, Volunteer Experience

A NYC Volunteer Experience: Feeding Homebound Seniors in East Harlem

Taking the 6 train to 110th and Lexington, then walking to 114th and 1st, I reached Union Settlement Jefferson Senior Center in East Harlem.  The 11-minute long walk was one of the most beautiful I’ve had in NYC. In East Harlem, every single corner is decorated with a beautiful mural. The neighborhood itself reminded me that there are parts of…

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corporate social responsibility, team building activities

How to Squeeze Volunteering into Your Work Schedule

Short-term volunteer work is a rewarding activity that many people want to be involved in. But sometimes it can be difficult to fit it into a busy work schedule. That’s why more and more companies are combining volunteer events with team building activities. Since volunteering frequently can be a challenge, one way you can make an impact while being engaged…

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