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Big News From Walmart on Climate Action

By Molly Rauch via Moms Clean Air Force Blog
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Walmart is not just a superstore, it’s the tenth largest economic entity in the world, slightly larger than the economy of Spain.

What Will Replace ‘Checkout Charity’ After Big Retailers are Gone? 26 Experts Weigh In

by Joe Waters, Founder & Blogger, Selfish Giving
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Checkout fundraisers, which typically involve an “ask” at the register for consumers to donate a dollar or two to a cause are the backbone of retail fundraising. But it won’t be for long if big retailers continue to collapse. Fewer big stores with fewer customers means fewer donations for causes. It’s simple math. What’s not simple is figuring out what’s next for retail fundraising - or business giving in general.

Women in Executive Leadership: Now Comes the Hard Part

The senior vice president of corporate communications at Aflac on women in the workplace and why gender equality helps everyone.
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Catalyst now reports that women comprise only 9.5 percent of top wage earners in the S&P 500. A 2015 CNNMoney analysis shows that women hold only 14.2 percent of the top-five leadership positions at those same companies. This is in spite of the fact that women represent more than 50 percent of the consumer pool and nearly half of the S&P 500 workforce.

Arrow Electronics’ Carol Baroudi Honored for Top Blog

Press Release

CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics’ sustainability and compliance expert Carol Baroudi was named a finalist in the Blog category at the 2017 PR News CSR Awards last week in Washington, D.C.

Carol publishes timely and thought-provoking content on a dedicated blog for Arrow’s value recovery business. She focuses on electronics in the circular economy, with an emphasis on IT asset disposition, e-waste and sustainability.

At 50 Strong, America and Innovation Go Hand-in-Hand

by Ashley Thompson, CEO – 50 Strong
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There’s a game that my husband, Brendan, and I play every time we go to a trade show.

We flip the products over to see where they were made, and usually we see the name of a country overseas, like China or Taiwan. When I ask the sales manager why, I usually get one standard response: “You can’t make this in the U.S.A.”

Northern Lights: Meet the Warm-Hearted Associates of Alaska

by Walmart Staff
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It takes a special team to stay happy in one of the coldest, darkest places in the country.

Even at temperatures of -30 F, associates in Alaska keep customers — and each other — smiling by taking outstanding customer service to the extreme.

Braving the Elements

At -30 F, common tasks like unloading trucks become an arctic adventure. Five minutes into the job, icicles are already forming on the flushed faces of these associates.

Marina Bay Sands' Executive Chefs Mentor Participants of the Inaugural Culinary Olympics

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Food & Beverage Team Members had the opportunity to showcase sustainable, new and exciting epicurean creations during the prestigious, inaugural Culinary Olympics held at Marina Bay Sands.  Las Vegas Sands and its properties are committed to helping Team Member thrive and advance in hospitality industry, and this event was another great platform to encourage our on-property culinary talents.

We Give Back As A Team: Cards For Hope By The Marina Bay Sands Sales Team

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Executive Director of Sales, Ailynn Seah, participated in a corporate social responsibility (CSR) recycling project organized by SCRAP at a Green Meeting Industry Council event two years ago in San Francisco. SCRAP, a non-profit creative reuse center, breathes new life into pre-loved or old objects and reduces waste by diverting over 200 tons of useful materials from landfills annually.  These services are provided to the local community and the center also offers classes, workshops and volunteering opportunities.

Las Vegas Sands Properties around the World Prepare for Week of Events to Support Global Climate Action

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Las Vegas Sands’ properties throughout Asia and the US are once again planning a number of events during a one-week period to drive awareness of climate change and to encourage others to do their part to minimize their impact on the environment. The week-long events will commence the week of March 20th, leading up to Earth Hour on March 25th when all properties will go dark by shutting off exterior non-essential lighting.

The Digital Gender Divide

Discussing how to increase internet access for women around the world
Blog

Nilmini Rubin, vice president for International Development at Tetra Tech, discusses the growing divide in connectivity between women and men online in EQUALS’ blog. Nilmini explains how the same reasons women lack equal access to necessities such as electricity, water, education, and health care are causing the divide to not only persist, but grow.

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