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News articles tagged: Corporate Social Responsibility

Follett Sponsors Thirst Project’s Annual Gala and Engages Students in the Water Crisis

June 25, 2015
CHICAGO – Follett Higher Education Group, operator of nearly 1,200 college campus stores, is proud to sponsor the Thirst Project’s 6th Annual Thirst Gala taking place on June 30 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The fundraiser and multi-media exhibit is hosted to promote and raise awareness of the Thirst Project’s efforts to build freshwater wells in ...

Follett Partners with Thirst Project to Engage Students in the World Water Crisis

April 7, 2015
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett Higher Education Group is pleased to announce the continued growth of its partnership with the Thirst Project, the world’s leading youth water activism organization aimed at ending the world water crisis. This year, Follett and the Thirst Project will be delivering a series of new awareness campaigns and programs across Follett’s network ...

Follett Partners with University of Notre Dame and the Center for the Homeless to Help SOCK Out Homelessness

January 26, 2015
WESTCHESTER, IL – Following the conclusion of the SOCK Out Homelessness campaign, Follett’s Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore is donating $12,649 to the Center for the Homeless (CFH), South Bend. SOCK Out Homelessness, which ran from October through December, promoted the donation of a portion of the bookstore’s proceeds from each Under Armour sock purchase to the CFH. ...

Follett Expands Partnership, Driving Alta Gracia Awareness and Operation Sustainability

December 18, 2014
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett has closely partnered with socially conscious apparel manufacturer Alta Gracia since the brand's inception to maximize orders and presence in Follett campus stores nationwide. Just in time for the holiday season, Follett is significantly extending this partnership to deliver a deeper assortment of fair trade apparel as well as drive forward Alta ...