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Nestlé in the U.S. Committed to Implementing Responsible Sourcing

Supplier Diversity
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Nestlé in the U.S. is committed to establishing and growing successful business relationships with qualified and certified diverse suppliers that reflect the gender, cultural and ethnic diversity of the consumers we serve. Our sourcing environment includes small businesses that are women-, minority- and veteranowned. Our strategy for engaging the best of these suppliers revolves around continual outreach and education, cultivating relationships and inclusion of in-country events.

Using Employees’ Skills, Toyota Financial Services and UnitedHealth Group Build Stronger Communities

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Giving back: it’s an action that can be carried out in countless ways. For some, giving back means volunteering in their community. For others, it means donating money or goods to those who need it most. For Civic 50 sector leaders Toyota Financial Services and UnitedHealth Group, employees give back by exercising their corporate know-how and investing their time and talent in communities to provide the biggest impact.

MGM National Harbor Champions Diversity and Community Commitment as a Leading New Employer in the Capital Region

Resort Casino injects Prince George’s County with $320 million in spending with Minority Business Enterprises; hires diverse local residents to fill 4,000 new jobs; donates over $1 million to local charities
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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – MGM National Harbor announces that it has met and exceeded all of its commitments to Prince George’s County, Md. under the Community Benefits Agreement. The luxury casino resort, set to open on December 8, has hired 48 percent of its 4,000 employees from the County and donated more than $1 million to local organizations. Workforce development, economic inclusion, philanthropy, and community engagement have been integral to the resort’s success as a transformational project in the Capital Region.

Green Infrastructure Approaches Help Mimic Natural Water Cycles

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Green infrastructure is an approach to stormwater management that protects, restores or mimics the natural water cycle. Natural processes can be used to provide important services by protecting against flooding or excessive heat, or helping to improve air, soil and water quality. When nature is utilized in an infrastructure system, it is called “green infrastructure”, whereas “gray infrastructure” is the term often used for engineered structures. Green infrastructure is most often associated with stormwater management systems. 

Decorating Safely for the Holidays

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Nobody wants to spend the holidays in the ER. Last year, more than 90,000 people are treated in the ER for ladder-related injuries and nearly 4,000 injuries associated with extension cords.

At Sodexo we use the 3 Checks for Safety before beginning any task as part of our Zero Harm Mindset. You can ask these questions at home too:

How to Find Volunteer Opportunities Through Your Current CSR Platform

Looking for volunteer opportunities that engage employees and impact communities? You may not need to look any further than your current corporate giving platform.
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Looking for volunteer opportunities that engage employees and impact communities? You may not need to look any further than your current corporate giving platform.

This has been an exciting year for us at VolunteerMatch.

On January 25, 2016, we announced a groundbreaking partnership with corporate giving and volunteering platform Causecast. The reason? To further our mission of making it easy for good people and good causes to connect.

A World Hungry for Social Inclusion

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The exclusion of the poor from participating in, and getting access to, opportunities and activities is a major dimension of poverty that needs to be recognised and addressed. As allocators of capital, we believe that social inclusion considerations must be an integral component of our investment and ownership decisions.

DuPont People Spotlight: Celebrating Our Working Mothers

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Growing up on a thousand-acre family farm in rural Michigan, Wendy Srnic loved “getting her hands dirty” gardening and raising livestock — in the case of her family — cattle.  Today, she is the research director of Integrated Product Characterization & Development at DuPont Pioneer and is the leader of a team of 350 employees spanning four countries that is responsible for a key step in the DuPont Pioneer pipeline for getting new hybrids and varieties of corn, soybeans and other crops to market.  She also was selected as the DuPont U.S.

Community Investments Bring Domtar Out of the Mill and into Local Communities

Highlights from Domtar’s 2016 Sustainability Update
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It’s important to know where your paper comes from, and we urge customers to understand how their choices benefit not just our company, but entire communities.

Ally Surprises Miami-Area Kids with New Bikes for the Holidays

Bike building event at Ally’s leadership training conference highlights the importance of giving back to the community
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MIAMI, December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/- Ally Financial today joined with local nonprofit organizations to build and donate bikes to Miami children for the holidays. The bike building event was part of a leadership training conference for auto dealers, called Ally Automotive Leadership Academy. During the conference, more than 100 people gathered to hear a panel of dealers and Ally representatives discuss the importance of giving back to their communities and then divided into groups to assemble 22 bikes.

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