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Consumers Energy Investing Nearly $440 Million to Enhance Safety, Reliability of Natural Gas System

Press Release

JACKSON, Mich., May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Focusing on safety and reliability, Consumers Energy is spending nearly $440 million this year to modernize its natural gas system.

“At Consumers Energy, the safe, reliable delivery of natural gas is a top priority. We are committed to continually strengthening our natural gas system to benefit the 1.8 million homes and businesses we are proud to serve throughout Lower Michigan,” said Charles Crews, vice president of gas operations for Consumers Energy.

Business Lessons From a Grown-Up - Me?

Authored by Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Aflac Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications
Blog

I didn’t realize I had officially achieved grown-up status until recently when I returned to my Alma mater, the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, to consult on a new strategic communications curriculum, meet with students and parents, and receive an award. The award had the word “distinguished” in it, and that was my first clue. They were clearly expecting an adult, and I would need to fill the role.

Sands ECO360 Launches Annual Global Clean Plate Challenge

Blog

Las Vegas Sands’ Team Members around the world are taking part in the annual Sands ECO360 Clean Plate Challenge, a global campaign designed to reduce food waste and to improve the company’s worldwide waste diversion rate. The event is a global engagement and educational initiative that is designed to encourage Team Members at all Las Vegas Sands’ properties throughout the US and Asia to return “clean plates” after eating meals in Team Member Dining Rooms.

Walmart Reports Strong Comps, Shows Leadership And Fights Hunger

Article

Walmart’s first quarter 2017 earnings report was gratifying. A focus on a few key fundamentals such as associate merchandise training, quality products, internet retailing, and giving back to those in need underpinned the better than expected results.

Read the full article via Forbes.com 

Astellas Named 2017 When Work Works Honoree by the Society for Human Resource Management

Press Release

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Friday, May 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Yesterday, Astellas was named an honoree of the 2017 When Work Works award by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

The award honors organizations that have created effective workplaces based on six evidence-based components connected to positive employee and employer outcomes: autonomy; work/life fit; supervisor support for work success; earnings, benefits and advancement opportunities; learning opportunities; and a culture of trust.

Beauty On A Mission To Make A Difference Around The World

Blog

We’ve all been there, walking the aisles of the store or browsing online when a compelling message pops up saying “Buy this product and make a difference!” Before you know it you’ve got a lifetime supply of dish soap to help oil-spill affected animals and everyone’s getting pink dish towels for Christmas because Breast Cancer needs a cure. You can’t remember why you were shopping in the first place, but it sure feels good to know you’re doing your part!

Community Engagement Professionals Gather to Learn from and Celebrate Bold Leaders Making Brave Moves in the Field of Corporate Societal Engagement

CECP Presents 2017 Charles H. Moore Award to Balaji Ganapathy, Tata Consultancy Services Recognized for Leadership in Corporate Community Engagement and Societal Advancement
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 23, 2017 /3BL Media/– CECP: The CEO Force for Good will convene the 2017 CECP Summit: Brave Leaders. Bold Moves May 23-24, 2017 in NYC, bringing together 250 corporate leaders who drive societal investment strategies at the world’s largest companies. Attendees will learn and connect with the trailblazers making big, bold moves in a complex business climate – those who are taking charge and re-defining ‘purpose’ and success for themselves.

The Future of Business is About Being Regenerative

By Giles Hutchins
Blog

In the conference halls, corporate boardrooms and corridors of power that I walk, I sense winds of change.  There is a metamorphic shift unfolding in terms of how we view our organisations – in terms of ‘how’ they operate and in terms of ‘why’ they operation.

Morgan Stanley Investment Management Raises More Than $125 Million for its First Global Impact Fund

Press Release

May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley Investment Management has raised more than $125 million in final commitments for its first global impact fund, PMF Integro Fund I (“Integro” or the “Fund”).  Launched in partnership with the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing (the “Institute”), Integro invests in private equity funds that offer the potential for compelling financial return while demonstrating positive environmental impact, social impact or both.

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