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ScottsMiracle-Gro Launches Corporate Foundation, Makes Strides in Waste Reduction in 2017

Company's 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights achievements in operations, workplace and community outreach
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Inspired by the words of Miracle-Gro founder Horace Hagedorn to “find a need and fill it”, ScottsMiracle-Gro continues to invest in its associates, communities and operations to ensure we leave our piece of the Earth better than we found it. We are pleased to share our latest Corporate Responsibility Update, which provides information on our achievements in the 2015-2017 timeframe.

End of Summer Discount on 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands™

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While our hot summer will soon come to an end, the evolution of corporate responsibility into corporate advocacy shows no sign of cooling. 

3BL Forum is the pivotal event in fall 2018 to examine the Brands Taking Stands movement from the perspective of executives from CR, Sustainability, HR, Marketing, Communications, Human Resources, Foundation, Investor Relations and the C-suite. 

Burnout 101: What Ignites Burnout and How to Protect Yourself From Getting Scorched

by Emily Winer and Julia Keim
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Whether you are a young professional or a seasoned career veteran, you know how important it is to be focused and sharp in order to be effective at work. Burnout, a rising issue in the workplace, can have a major impact not only on your ability to be productive, but on your overall mental and physical health.

#WeAreWELL: Sara Hickman, Sustainability Director at RDC-S111

BY Anja Mikic
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We sat down with Sara Hickman to discuss the importance of equitable communities and how recent technology advancements are making it easier to build with intention and impact. Sara is the Sustainability Director/Senior Associate for RDC-S111, Inc., the holding company of brands, Retail Design Collaborative and Studio One Eleven.

How the Right Screen Can Increase a Home’s Energy Efficiency

by 3p Editors
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It is an intrinsic part of the contemporary American lifestyle: sturdy and flexible to the touch, the window screen has been playing an essential role in American households for more than century – and transforming living environments ever since.

Most of us, if pressed to describe what it does, would probably call it by its favorite attribute: It’s a bug screen, the last respectable defense between the home and the miniature intruders that lie just beyond our bedroom window and our warm, summer evening comfort.

Corporate Activism Is Focus of Research Study by 3BL Media, GlobeScan

‘Sustainarati’ Insights Sought to Learn How Corporate Responsibility is Evolving
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WASHINGTON, D.C., August 23, 2018  /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, has partnered with the independent research consultancy GlobeScan to conduct the first Brands Taking Stands research study. Please click here to begin the survey.

Is Enjoying What You Do Key to Unlocking Career Success?

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All resumes being roughly equal, someone who’s passionate about they do is going to stand out amongst the crowd. Does your passion come through on paper? Jonathan Omansky, Senior Director of Operations at Symantec shares his insights on how to build a resume that shows expertise as well as passion. It may be right there in front of you, others may need to dig deeper. Either way, he believes unlocking passion is key to standing out, to elevating your career and to developing a path of continual growth and success.

Force for Good: VMware Releases 2017 Global Impact Report

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At VMware, we recognize that all parts of our business have an impact — from the products we create and the people we employ to our environmental footprint. We are striving to have a net positive impact by putting back more than we take and involving all parts of our business in the challenge. We’ve set ambitious goals to scale our global impact, and we know that every action counts.

Farmers Focus on Maximizing Soil Health

New partnership hosts free educational event in Cedar River Watershed
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BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn., August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Farmers in the Cedar River Watershed gathered last week and learned from local experts how maximizing soil health can economically benefit their operations while protecting water quality. The event was a free field day organized by a new public-private-nonprofit partnership.

The Cedar River Watershed Partnership organized the event for dozens of farmers in the watershed and surrounding region at the Krell farm near Blooming Prairie, the upper part of the Cedar River Watershed.

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