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Saying Goodbye to Marla

Popular worker with Down syndrome leaves Lake Grove Albertsons after 23 years
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Originally posted on Lake Oswego Review

By Corey Buchanan

Albertsons hosted the party for Marla, a Lake Oswego resident with Down syndrome who has worked at the store for 23 years and become a beloved member of the community.

"All the customers know her," Dean said. "We're going to miss her. She's a part of the community. She went to school here in this neighborhood, worked here in this neighborhood. She's just very well known here."

Consumers Buy From Companies That Take a Stand

By Michael Browne
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Originally posted on Supermarket News

Nearly two-thirds of consumers globally (63%) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don’t, according to new research from Accenture.

“Matter to a Million” Global Giving Partnership Celebrates Five Years, $21M in Loans

by Megan Amrich
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Imagine turning a $25 loan into more than $21 million, impacting more than 1 million people globally, in just five years. No, this isn’t the latest Shark Tank pitch. It is the outcome of Hewlett Packard Company’s Matter to a Million employee-engagement program.

Investments to Promote a More Inclusive Society

By Courtney King Murphy, Director, Strategic Partnerships, CECP
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It is undeniably a divisive time in the United States with growing inequality, polarization of the political spheres, heightened racial tensions, and acts of extremist violence. We are all longing for greater empathy and tolerance.

Legg Mason Hosts Day of Understanding to Address Bias and Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Asset Management Community

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BALTIMORE, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) joins more than 150 organizations for the “Day of Understanding” hosted by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusionto address bias and increase understanding in the workplace and beyond.

Legg Mason will engage its employees in an open conversation to drive greater understanding and an appreciation of differences.

A Day In The Life at Benevity: Behind the Scenes of A Wildly Successful #GivingTuesday

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It’s been about a week since #GivingTuesday and we’re still replaying all the special moments of cheering, laughter, hard work and happy tears. Our entire company rallied together to achieve new heights of Goodness. It started with our small (and mighty!) crew and it spread…into our local communities, across our international client community, among thousands of charities and all over the Twittersphere.

If you’d asked us two weeks ago how it would go, none of us could have predicted that:

25 Employee Engagement Ideas for the Holidays

The Big Book of Goodness
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With 31% of all charitable giving happening in December alone, it’s the perfect time to harness your people’s generosity and amplify their impact through your Goodness program. 
 
Dig into our catalog for 25 festive ways to engage more people including: 

Boeing, ELG Carbon Fibre Find New Life for Airplane Structure Material in Groundbreaking Partnership

First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products
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Boeing, ELG Carbon Fibre find new life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership 

•First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products
•Partnership will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

Press Release

Boeing, ELG Carbon Fibre find new life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership 

•First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products
•Partnership will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

Business Guide for Engaging Employees in Holiday Giving

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Still thinking about rallying your company’s employees around a donation drive to support the community this holiday season? It’s not too late!

30% of all annual giving occurs in December, with 10% of that occurring within the last three days of the year. And with America’s Charities’ Quick Start giving solution, we can have your campaign up and running in a matter of days – giving you plenty of time to spread good cheer!

Why Your Startup Should Create Impact, Not Advertising

Large organizations like Johnson & Johnson for years have a major stake in the ground as an employer and can offer learnings and best practices for businesses who are looking to incorporate advance planning and real-time response efforts into their DNA
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Large organizations like Johnson & Johnson for years have a major stake in the ground as an employer and can offer learnings and best practices for businesses who are looking to incorporate advance planning and real-time response efforts into their DNA. WhenHurricane Maria hit, they didn't just send product, they turned their resources into a full disaster relief organization. 

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