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Corporate Citizenship: Serving Our Communities, Employees, and Planet

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Since our founding, American Express has strived to be the world’s most respected service brand. Learn how this philosophy has shaped the way we support communities, engage our employees and protect our planet.

Nominations Open for 2018 CR Magazine 11th Annual Responsible CEO of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Awards

Judged by CEOs Committed to Corporate Responsibility, Awarded at COMMIT!Forum
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WASHINGTON, December 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nominations are now being accepted for CR Magazine’s 11th annual Responsible CEO Award and Lifetime Achievement Award, given to corporate leaders committed to a progressive environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda.

These prestigious awards will be presented at COMMIT!Forum, the leading event for corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioners, Oct. 23–25 at MGM National Harbor, just minutes from the nation’s capital. The judging panel is comprised of past Responsible CEO winners.

Hormel Foods Recognized with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Proclamation

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AUSTIN, Minn., December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) announced today that it was recognized by the state of Minnesota with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon proclamation. Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith, Major General Jon Jensen, Adjutant General Minnesota National Guard, joined Jim Sheehan, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Hormel Foods, and hundreds of employees for the ceremony.

Alliance Data Does It Again: Company Named a 2017 Best Workplace for Diversity by FORTUNE

Alliance Data ranks No. 57 on 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity
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At Alliance Data, 83 percent of our associates say their workplace is great, a statistic taken during from FORTUNE’s Great Place to Work survey of more than 1150 associates from across the U.S. Great Place to Work and FORTUNE evaluated employees’ experience at work with professional development, behaviors linked to innovation, leadership confidence and consistent treatment of employees of different backgrounds. The ranking also accounted for the share of women, people of color, Baby Boomers and LGBTQ individuals in the workplace. Alliance Data is proud to announce that it took the No.

Head Start Boot Drive

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Boots On The Ground at Sanofi Pasteur – As the first of a two-part program focused on helping local Head Start families in need, hundreds of Sanofi Pasteur employees donated snow boots, hats, gloves, and other wintertime essentials to approximately 225 Monroe county Head Start children. Pictured, L-R, are Sanofi Pasteur employees Judy Olsommer, Ellyn Schindler, and Denise O’Connor. Judy and Denise are co-leading this year’s collection drive program.

Beyond The Yellow Ribbon

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Hormel Foods was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs for making the support and care of service members, veterans and their families a priority. Our veteran employees share what the the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon distinction means to them.

Hams For Hunger - East Texas Food Bank

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Hormel Foods Corporation and Brookshire Grocery Co. donated 1,080 Hormel® Cure 81® half hams to the East Texas Food Bank to help feed those in need this holiday season. In total, the two companies are donating over $100,000 in hams to dozens of food banks and food kitchens in communities where Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods and Spring Market stores operate.

Sunday Conversation with Teryn Buster

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For Teryn Buster, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade started well before the holiday. In early November, Columbus-based insurer Aflac flew the 10-year-old, her mom and grandmother to New York City for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Macy’s Parade Studio and VIP access to “Balloonfest” to see up close the newest balloonicles (self-powered balloon vehicles). “We looked like tiny little ants standing next to them,” said Teryn, who is from Lithonia. Her favorite, of course, was the Aflac Duck, decked in a blue hat and scarf and holding a heart to his chest.

Healthy Food Starts with Healthy Soil

Why Nestlé Purina is investing in soil health
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By Diane Herndon, Senior Manager of Sustainability, Nestlé Purina

Did you know that there are more living organisms in a tablespoon of healthy soil than there are people living on the planet?

Safeway Store in Aberdeen Donates “Near Date” Items to Food Banks

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The Ocean Shores Food Bank is one of four groups on Grays Harbor County that have started receiving help from the Aberdeen Safeway store with ongoing efforts to feed hungry Harborites through a program administered by Seattle-based nonprofit Food Lifeline.

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