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Republic Services Recognized as "Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist" at 7th Annual East Bay Philanthropy Awards

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Republic Services of Richmond and Pacheco, California were recognized at the 7th Annual East Bay Philanthropy Awards. Presented by the Sanford Institute for Philanthropy and Wells Fargo honoring the people, businesses, and service organizations that give back to the East Bay community. It is the most inspiring day for the East Bay Leadership Council, where they are thrilled to help recognize such an exceptional class of honorees. Republic Services was honored with the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist award.

Wells Fargo lanza la Oficina de Programas de Accesibilidad Empresarial

La compañía destaca los servicios de accesibilidad, el Programa de Líderes de Segmentos Diversos y los resultados del hackathon sobre accesibilidad
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SAN FRANCISCO, 30 de noviembre de 2017 /3BL Media/ -- En honor al Día Internacional de las Personas con Discapacidad, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) anuncia el lanzamiento de la Oficina de Programas de Accesibilidad Empresarial de la compañía. La oficina coordinará y promoverá iniciativas de accesibilidad en toda la compañía con el fin de ayudar a brindar una experiencia positiva y uniforme a miembros del equipo y clientes.

Creating the Mentally Healthy Workplace

by Kristen Coco
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For those of us working in the 21st century, we’ve experienced technologies, innovation and efficiencies in our personal lives and across the global marketplace that were unthinkable just a few decades ago.

Yet we’re also learning that the frenetic pace and increased demands faced by employees in the modern workplace are helping to drive an epidemic of inadequate or poor quality sleep, physical inactivity and reduced social cohesion within our communities – in turn contributing to critical mental health issues for society to grapple with, such as stress, anxiety and depression.

Making Apparel Better™ - Gildan Recognizes Young Athletes for Excellence in Sports, Academics and Community Leadership

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For the 12th year, Gildan is proud to be a partner of the Foundation for Athletes of Excellence in Québec (FAEQ) in recognizing outstanding student athletes that combine strong athletic performances with excellent academic results. For the past several years Gildan has sponsored the Leadership Category which adds an extra dimension for students that demonstrate leadership skills in creating community based programs that deliver a benefit to society.

British American Tobacco | A View from the Inside

BAT’s Group Operations Director Alan Davy explains why supporting sustainable agriculture remains such a priority, and how the company is responding to major issues impacting farming communities.
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Why does BAT have such a strong focus on sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods?

Tobacco leaf remains at the core of our products, so the farmers who grow it are at the heart of our supply chain. Our sustainable agriculture objectives are fundamental to ensuring the continued success and long-term security of our business and, crucially, to fulfilling our role in wider society to support farmers and their communities, now and in the future.

The Role of the Private Sector in Women's Economic Empowerment

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The Global Business Coalition for Women’s Economic Empowerment (GBCforWEE) brings together a group of major multinational corporations - who were first convened in 2014 by Professor Linda Scott, Emeritus DP World Chair for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, as part of the Corporate summit on women's economic empowerment - to discuss how better to include women in the world econ

Xylem Employees Volunteer to Improve Water Resources

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During Xylem’s Month of Service in October, employees volunteered for water-related activities in their communities, including cleaning up water sources and rebuilding homes in Houston. Xylem has set a goal for employees to volunteer 35,000 hours during 2017. We spoke with Michael Fields, Director of Xylem Watermark, to learn more.

What is Xylem’s Month of Service?

New Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab Opens at Michigan Engineering Zone

Detroit-area middle school students will have access to STEM engagement opportunities
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DETROIT, November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ — More than 3,000 middle school students a year will be introduced to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), thanks to a collaboration between Qualcomm Incorporated and the University of Michigan College of Engineering.

These organizations are bringing the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™, a hands-on engineering and career awareness program, into the Michigan Engineering Zone (MEZ), known for its makerspace and high school robotics program.

Meet Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief ‘Angel of Light’ Alison Thompson

Hear how responsible corporations are aiding recovery in disaster zones
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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Fresh from a humanitarian mission in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, nonprofit executive director Alison Thompson has hands on experience delivering solar lighting to survivors of Hurricane Maria.

On Dec. 6, the Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA) will focus on Thompson’s inexpensive and creative way for disaster victims, refugees and citizens of developing nations to safely light their homes – and the business model for scaling delivery of this technology to those in need.

Barclays and NYU Launch Veterans Future Lab in New York City

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Recognizing the importance of providing mentoring and support to early-stage start-ups founded by United States military veterans, and with a commitment to veteran-owned enterprises, Barclays and NYU Tandon School of Engineering launched the Veterans Future Lab.

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