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Miami Beach Kicks Off Plastic Free Initiative In Hopes Of Helping Environment

By Hank Tester
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Thursday night Miami Beach kicked off their Plastic Free Miami Beach initiative.

The growing trend has local businesses involved, and there is also a heavy corporate punch behind the movement.

One major supporter is Bacardi.

“We have made a commitment to eliminate one billion straws worldwide from our operation,” said Ned Duggan with Bacardi. “We are encouraging people to sip without straws and the mantra we are trying to use is “the future doesn’t suck.”

Merck Named on 2019 Best Places to Work List for LGBTQ Equality by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Company earned a 100% score on the Workplace Equality Scorecard for the seventh year in a row
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Merck has been named a 2019 best place to work for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. This marks the seventh year in a row that the company received 100% on HRC's Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking tool which evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including domestic partner benefits, surrogacy, parental leave and adoption benefits.

FORTUNE and Great Place to Work Name Merck to Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma List

Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace culture
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FORTUNE and Great Place to Work have honored Merck as one of the 2019 Top 10 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma. Merck was certified a Great Place to Work in September and made the Best Workplaces list in 2018. 

Industry Leaders Sign MoU on Responsible Tin Sourcing

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HERTFORDSHIRE, England and ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation across the entire tin value chain and further strengthen progress on responsible production and sourcing of tin.

CyberGrants Announces Record Growth Maximizing Agile Social Impact

Corporate Social Responsibility Software Leader Sees Best First Quarter in History, Trending for a Record Year
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ANDOVER, Mass., April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – CyberGrants, the proven leader in corporate social responsibility software, today announced the Company achieved record growth for the first quarter of 2019, with the highest sales volume in the company’s history. This growth is accelerated in key verticals such as pharmaceuticals and finance, and brings new leading brands across North America on to its roster.

Lockheed Martin Employees Recognized with President’s Volunteer Service Awards

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BETHESDA, Md., April 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin proudly recognized 2,418 of its employees who received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for performing more than 100 hours of volunteer service in 2018.

Networking, Culture Pave Way for Women at PNC

We spoke with several exceptional employees who happen to be women. Here’s what they said about their success at PNC.
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PNC Named Among the HRC’s Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality for the Sixth Consecutive Year

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For the sixth consecutive year, PNC has been named among the HRC’s Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.  Our score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index, the national benchmarking tool for corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees, reflects our commitment to our LGBTQ employees and their families.  

Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship Report 2018: Improving the Way the World Works and Lives

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“As the pace of innovation disrupts what it means to be a responsible business, organizations must take a leadership role in positively contributing to society at a scale that makes a difference,” — Laurence Morvan, Accenture’s corporate social responsibility officer and chief of staff – office of the CEO.

Duke Energy Renewables Constructs 200-MW Mesteño Wind Project in Texas

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  • New project continues company’s wind expansion in Texas
  • Project will include some of the tallest wind turbines in U.S. – increasing wind energy production
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  • New project continues company’s wind expansion in Texas
  • Project will include some of the tallest wind turbines in U.S. – increasing wind energy production

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