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A Guide for Fueling Employee Engagement in your CSR Program
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With employees are looking for more than just perks and a paycheck, there’s a massive opportunity to harness their desire to do more good while embedding more purpose into your culture. High-performing companies are using their CSR and employee engagement programs to do just that, encouraging their people to support their passions in the workplace—including their desire to create a healthier planet!

Steady as a Rock: VMware's Pat Gelsinger Leads The CRN 2018 Top 100 Executives Pack

By Joseph Tsidulko
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As VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger prepared last month to raise funds for charity by climbing one of the world's highest peaks, he had already been scaling another mountain of sorts in his efforts over the past two years to transform the company.

Like Mount Kilimanjaro, which Gelsinger successfully hiked to help fund the construction of a girls' school in Kenya, the summit he was aiming for was high: reshape the company's public cloud strategy, transition its go-to-market strategy and solidify its relationship with parent company Dell Technologies.

FOX Sports Partners With Play Proud During 2018 World Cup to Support Young LGBTQ Athletes

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To celebrate Pride Month and the FIFA World Cup in June, FOX Sports teamed up with Play Proud to share the stories of three remarkable young LGBTQ+ athletes who found support and community through the sport of soccer.

Timberland Supports NH Food Bank With Onsite Victory Garden

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This spring, Timberland employees kicked off their 11th annual Victory Garden season at the brand’s global headquarters in Stratham, NH.  Each year, dozens of employee volunteers pull on their boots and slip on their gardening gloves to plant, weed, water and harvest the many vegetables and fruits grown just outside the building’s front entrance. This year’s crops include tomatoes, raspberries, zucchini, summer squash, string beans, cucumbers, peppers, cut flowers, radishes, eggplant, carrots and onions.

Making a Difference with Family-Friendly Factory Spaces

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In China, it’s common for families to be separated for months at a time. Many parents work in factories in large cities while their children stay in villages with relatives to go to school. The Chinese social system connects access to schools and healthcare to the migrant worker’s home province, so most factory workers cannot bring their children with them when they move to cities to work.

“In fact, many workers may only be able to go back to see their families once or twice a year,” explained Steven Campbell, responsible sourcing manager, Asia-Pacific.

Employers - How Many Hours of Volunteer Time is the Right Amount?

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84% of LBG Canada companies seek to engage employees by encouraging volunteerism during work hours (DwH).

Analytics show that more DwH time doesn't increase participation. It may lead to the opposite!

Executive champions, communications, celebrating impact - these features of world-class programs are more likely to increase participation than more or unlimited days.

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How General Mills Is Tackling the Global Food Crisis to Reach SDG #2: Zero Hunger

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Welcome to the Global Goals, Local Leaders series, where we highlight innovative American businesses that are acting as local leaders to support and promote the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals – also called Global Goals!
 

By Cassie Hodges
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Welcome to the Global Goals, Local Leaders series, where we highlight innovative American businesses that are acting as local leaders to support and promote the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals – also called Global Goals!
 

How Susan Stachowski Leads the Corporate Social Responsibility Program at Sands Bethlehem

Since the property began tracking volunteer hours, Sands Bethlehem has averaged 750 volunteers and 1,500 hours per year
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Sands Cares, the corporate giving program of Las Vegas Sands, is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, committed to its people, communities in which it operates and the planet.  In each region, Sands Cares has Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leads that manage the program and execute initiatives unique to each region.

Helping Samsung Save Water and Improve Operations in Texas

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August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - At its plant in Austin, Texas, Samsung produces chips that go into mobile devices. Precise temperature and humidity control are essential to the fabrication of semiconductors, which is why these facilities have large chiller operations. They also consume significant amounts of Ultra Pure Water (UPW) and generate substantial wastewater.

Inspiring Career Growth at Las Vegas Sands

Rick Walter's journey to becoming assistant chief of facilities at The Venetian and The Palazzo
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Las Vegas Sands is the world’s leading global developer of Integrated Resorts, and was recently recognized in Forbes annual list of America’s Best Employers. As one of the nation’s most respected employers, our company is dedicated to its Team Members and providing a great working environment. In the US, we offer Team Members with opportunities to advance, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and outstanding benefits:

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