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Timberland Joins Forces with Over 100 Signatories to Accelerate Social Progress in Factories Worldwide

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Social compliance is nothing new for Timberland. The nearly $2 billion global outdoor lifestyle brand formally launched its factory compliance program in 1994 with the creation of its Code of Conduct, which established minimum standards for workplace conditions and worker rights. Today, most every major brand has its own compliance program and standard against which it audits its factories.

Dr. Clayton Christensen to Headline IDEAcademy 2017

Call for speakers now open to share stage with world-renowned innovation expert
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KINGSPORT, Tenn., April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Eastman and East Tennessee State University’s College of Business and Technology are pleased to announce Dr. Clayton Christensen, one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth, as this year’s keynote speaker for IDEAcademy.

Curiosity Cube Inspires Hands-On STEM Exploration

By Tamara Hudgins, Girlstart

Be brave, creative, and curious: that’s what we say at Girlstart every day. We hope to inspire girls to make this their personal goal, because we believe that these three traits are vital to nurturing tomorrow’s STEM workforce. Everything that we do is designed to foster interest and excitement in STEM studies, majors, and careers. MilliporeSigma—a long-time partner and supporter of our programs—demonstrates this same belief through its science education efforts, aimed at inspiring curiosity in the next generation of scientists.

A Customer-Centric Approach to Transforming Technology Pro Bono


Customers are at the core of VMware’s mission. That is why VMware engineers software that gives its customers freedom from constraints, empowering them to build capacity and scale at speed to accomplish their missions and move forward. VMware’s culture of possibility is fueled by its people’s curiosity and passion to turn the impossible into the possible and realize the unlimited potential for the future. VMware people live this EPIC2 culture

Lockheed Martin Releases Its 2016 Sustainability Report

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Externally, sustainability is how Lockheed Martin is addressing the world’s most pressing problems by helping to build and maintain the architecture of a safe, productive society. Internally, sustainability is a vital component of our business model that drives responsible, profitable growth to increase shareholder value and deliver mission and economic success to customers, employees and suppliers.

Ingersoll Rand Finance Vice President Honored for Accomplishments in the Manufacturing Industry

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SWORDS, Ireland, April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Kristen Actis-Grande, vice president, finance for Ingersoll Rand’s Residential HVAC and Supply business was recognized as one of 130 recipients of The Manufacturing Institute’s 2017 Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards recognize women who demonstrate excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of manufacturing, from the factory-floor to the C-suite.

General Motors Expands Take 2 Program for Those Resuming Careers

Marketers and Canadian professionals added for fall 2017
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DETROIT, April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Motors continues to expand its career reentry program, Take 2, which provides training and development opportunities for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking a career break of two or more years.

DSM, B&Q and YES BANK Award Winning CSR Strategies

Past Responsible Business Awards Winners unveil strategy behind successful projects
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Each year, the world leading Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards gather the global elite in CSR together to acknowledge and bring to light those companies making great strides towards a more sustainable status quo.

This year the Awards are back with a renewed focus on impact, scalability and innovation, making our 8th iteration the most hotly contested yet.


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