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Stock Market Reactions to Long-Term Plans Measured for First Time

Quantifies market reaction in returns, volume of trades; Higher-quality long-term plans, larger reaction
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NEW YORK, November 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Institutional investors act when they hear how companies will create value over the long-term.

VIDEO | Aflac CSR Hero Sherricka Day Highlights the Value of Investing in Employees

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When it comes to laws and regulations, Aflac employee and CSR Hero Sherricka Day knows her stuff. She is part of the Regulatory Compliance department, which helps ensure the company is compliant with state laws and regulations. Although her job can be tedious, Sherrika finds balance in the friendly, warm environment that Aflac cultivates.

“I think it’s very important for a company to show their appreciation and to invest in their employees. When you do that, then your employees will, in turn, do whatever it is that you need them to do to further your mission.”

VIDEO | Aflac CSR Hero Tarisha Fields Makes Sustainability a Priority at Home and at Work

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For Aflac employee and CSR Hero Tarisha Fields, living a sustainable lifestyle is a priority at home and at work. She practices green initiatives with her family, community and at work as part of Aflac’s Green Committee.

“Aflac is a company of caring. We care about the people, we care about the environment, which also motivates me to care about the environment and the people that we serve.”

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Lockheed Martin Employees Make a Difference During “Month of Giving”

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Lockheed Martin employees participated in over 60 volunteer events, donated more than 170,000 volunteer hours and raised more than $8.2 million for 3,885 charitable organizations during the company’s fifth-annual “Month of Giving” in October.

VIDEO | Hanes' Partnership with Invisible People Brings Comfort to America’s Homeless

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Mark Horvath, founder of Invisible People, explains why he believes a simple pair of white socks can make a dramatic difference in the lives of the estimated 3.5 million men, women and children that sleep in shelters, transitional housing and public places not meant for human habitation.

VIDEO | Hanes National Sock Drive Raises Awareness of Homelessness in America

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Every year approximately 3.5 million men, women and children experience homelessness – and more than a million of those living homeless are employed full- or part-time. Hanes is entering its ninth year of working to raise awareness of this issue and bring comfort to those who need it most by supporting agencies fighting homelessness in every state – and you can help.

Get the Practical Knowledge You Need to Overcome Sustainability Reporting Challenges

Join GRI's 3rd Annual Reporters' Summit on 25 February 2019 in Arizona
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The one-day event brings together sustainability reporting practitioners from around North America, to follow practical sessions focused on how to make the most of the GRI Standards for their organization. 

FCA Community: Helping Students Succeed Through Mentorship

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Steve Hatfield wished he had a mentor program like Winning Futures in his high school when he was preparing for his next steps.

Now “Mentor of the Year,” Steve has been volunteering for six years with Winning Futures, a Michigan-based nonprofit organization that empowers youth to succeed through mentoring, strategic planning and workforce preparation.

Pet Events Happening All Through the Holidays with Subaru’s Annual Share the Love® Event!

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Exciting news for animal lovers nationwide! For the eleventh year in a row, the ASPCA has been selected as a national charity partner to participate in the Subaru Share the Love® Event, which kicks off Thursday, November 15, and runs through January 2, 2019. 

What Makes a Good Sustainability Leader? Research by Former Erb Postdoc Judith Walls

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What kind of leader can move companies toward better social and environmental performance? Research has shown that evaluating certain individual traits can help identify the leaders of tomorrow who will have the tools to address the serious sustainability challenges businesses face today.

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