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A Passion for eCommerce & Education: Q&A With Wilko Reinholz, Director of eCommerce

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Wilko Reinholz, a German native and avid world traveler, joined Gildan in Barbados just over one and a half years ago as Director of eCommerce, with the responsibility for overseeing the consumer experience and website optimization of the company’s brands.

Prior to joining Gildan, Wilko was living in Portland with his wife where he worked at adidas. In May 2017, the opportunity to build Gildan’s ecommerce presence came up and Wilko felt that it was just too good to say no. Without any hesitation, he and his wife packed their bags and embraced the adventure of moving to Barbados.

SunTrust Highlights Accomplishments in 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

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ATLANTA, June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/– Today, SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) released its 2018 Corporate Responsibility report, highlighting the company’s ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability efforts while underscoring its focus on inclusive, ethical business practices.

Edmond de Rothschild Makes Progress in Building a Sustainable Future

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June 28, 2019 - The Edmond de Rothschild Group publishes its fifth Sustainability Report, which illustrates the concrete ways in which it is living its vision to be “Bold Builders of the Future”.

UPS Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Women Exporters Program Workshops in the U.S.

UPS Brings The International Program To The U.S., Hosts Workshops And Mentoring Sessions At WBENC National Conference.
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June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As part of its continuing efforts to create an inclusive business environment and growth opportunities for women, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced the launch of the Women Exporters Program workshops for U.S. businesses. The program will help women business owners and leaders to gain access to the vast global marketplace, comprising 95% of the world’s buyers.

Creating Diverse & Inclusive Business: The Evolution of Employee Resource Groups

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There are many kinds of employee networks that develop within corporations, either as a corporate (“top-down”) initiative or because employees self-organize (a “bottom-up” initiative). Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are in the category of what I like to call activist networks. This type of corporate network is common for corporations, but is almost always compartmentalized or siloed from the rest of the business. So, how do companies integrate employee activism with day-to-day business? The simple answer is – collaboration.

P&G Film, ‘THE LOOK’ Highlights Bias As Experienced by Many Black Men in America.

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Bias is human but often results in unfair, unequal treatment that impacts us all. Our new film, ‘THE LOOK’ highlights bias as experienced by many Black men in America.

We aspire to live in a world that is equal and inclusive. It’s not today. So, we’re doing our part and elevating conversations that promote a world where everyone is treated fairly.

Empathy is an effective antidote to bias. We created ‘THE LOOK’ to prompt reflection and bring people together for a conversation to ultimately change hearts and minds.

Children Battling Cancer Can’t Always Express Their Feelings. Now a Robotic Duck Is Doing It for Them.

By Peter Holley
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It was hard enough that Savi Abdallah-Sinha was only a 2-year-old when he began undergoing chemotherapy treatment to rid his body of leukemia.

What made his situation even more difficult, his parents say, was knowing that the little boy was so young he lacked the words to communicate the many varieties of acute pain he was experiencing. Each time a new drug was introduced or a round of treatment completed, the boy’s inner world remained largely mysterious to the adults caring for him.

Consumers Energy and DTE Invest in Efficiency for Ludington Hydroelectric Plant

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Consumers Energy and DTE have just renewed the license for the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant. The plant began generating electricity in 1973, and licenses are only renewed every 50 years. 

Consumers Energy and DTE plan to improve efficiency and increase electricity generation by replacing the plant's six turbines.

Watch the news story at wzzm13.com

Prudential Financial Sustainability Report Details Financial Resilience, Responsible Impact

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July 9, 2019 — Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) released its 2018 sustainability report, detailing how the company supports its four building blocks of long-term vitality: financial sustainability, customer focus, investing in people and responsible impact.

2018 Sustainability Report Details GM’s Drive for Safer, Better, More Sustainable Personal Mobility

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June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today released “Transformation in Progress,” its ninth annual sustainability report to update employees, investors, policymakers, advocacy groups and customers on the aggressive moves the company made in 2018 to achieve its vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. The report also extensively covers GM’s drive to build a world-class, inclusive and customer-focused culture with strong corporate governance and transparency.

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