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Infographic: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New GRI Occupational Health and Safety Standard

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To provide healthy and safe working conditions, organizations need a robust management approach that drives the prevention of physical and mental harm and the promotion of workers’ health. In addition to benefiting workers, it is also good business. First, a healthy workforce is more productive and engaged. Second, promoting a healthy work environment helps to attract – and hold on to – talented workers. 

MetLife Earns Top Spot in Industry As Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace

Eleven years in a row that MetLife is recognized by the Dave Thomas Foundation for being an Adoption Friendly Workplace
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NEW YORK, October. 05, 2018  /3BL Media/ - MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced it has ranked 42 on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s 2018 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List. This is the eleventh year in a row that MetLife has been recognized and the fourth consecutive year ranked #1 in the Insurance Industry. MetLife has been recognized for its employee adoption benefits, parental leave policies and flexible work culture.

We Are Only Half As Good As We Want to Be

Here are 3 things companies are doing about it this charitable season.
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Last year, we saw seismic shifts in the causes people supported as we also crossed the $400 billion giving mark for the first time. We saw more people and companies give more than ever before, which is heartening in what has felt like a time of tension, crisis and unprecedented natural and “man-made” disasters.

Yet despite these seemingly huge numbers, most Americans are only half as charitable as they intend. 

Driving Sustainability Into the Product

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I think we can all agree sustainability is important. But how does it contribute to ROI?

How do you incorporate it into your business? And is there a competitive advantage to be gained from doing that?

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Preparing Students for Success

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Legg Mason and our affiliate colleagues in the US and UK are helping to ensure that students in our communities are starting the new school year off on the right foot – and have continued support throughout the academic year.

These efforts are aligned with our primary charitable/philanthropic focus, which is education, particularly in the area of underserved youth.

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The Allstate Foundation Encourages Youth Empowerment with Good Starts Young Program

by Jan Lee
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Mary-Pat Hector was 13 years old when she decided she had to do something to stop the gun violence that was riddling her Atlanta, Georgia neighborhood.

How One Call Became a Calling

By Beau Davidson, an employee of NVIDIA, the #1 ranked organization on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace List in 2018
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It was a sad time. My wife and I had tried to add to our family without success. It wasn’t an immediate decision, but we eventually decided to pursue adoption. From that moment, everything in our life changed.

At last, we could see the light at the end of a tunnel. We went through background checks, home study, filled out a million forms, created an adoption profile and waited to be selected. Every day, we’d jump at unexpected calls, and we’d be upset when the agency we were working with told us that we hadn’t yet been selected. 

Astellas Oncology Announces Grand Prize Winner of C3 Prize® at Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) World Cancer Congress

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  • Three innovators working to change cancer care awarded a combined $100,000 in grants following live pitch to a panel of judges that included celebrity entrepreneur Bill Rancic.
     
  • Winning idea aims to change the way Nigerians learn and talk about breast cancer
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  • Three innovators working to change cancer care awarded a combined $100,000 in grants following live pitch to a panel of judges that included celebrity entrepreneur Bill Rancic.
     
  • Winning idea aims to change the way Nigerians learn and talk about breast cancer

To Make Sustainability Real, Make It Personal

By Neil Hawkins and Joe Árvai
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From the perspective of business, engaging employees is critical to developing and advancing a company’s sustainability goals. The feeling is mutual from the perspective of current, not to mention future employees: A company’s sustainability goals are important to the process of attracting and retaining the top talent.

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