Written by Scott Heimlich, Vice President, Amgen Foundation
More than 10 years ago, the groundbreaking America’s Lab Report: Investigations in High School Science examined the effectiveness of high school laboratory experiences. This report was a useful resource that we at Amgen Foundation referenced regularly when updating and enhancing our science education programs.
Boeing Global Engagement to hone charitable giving strategy and focus
CHICAGO, August 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced an organizational realignment, strategy update and branding refresh of the company’s philanthropic giving organization.
The new organization, Boeing Global Engagement, aims to bring greater value to Boeing, its employees and stakeholders through a renewed approach to global community investments and employee engagement activities. The restructured Global Engagement organization, which replaces Global Corporate Citizenship, will remain part of Boeing’s Government Operations function.
A long-time ideal of sustainability has been the concept of industrial ecology—the notion that industrial processes would benefit from mimicking the closed-loop efficiency of a natural ecosystem. Unlike conventional industrial processes, an ecosystem is not a process with a beginning and an end. An ecosystem is a continuous cycle through which materials flow.
Our mill in Windsor, Quebec, is on its way to becoming one of the largest private producers of renewable energy in the Eastern Townships region of the province with a second turbine generator scheduled for commissioning in 2017.
The mill is already generating steam and electricity from its current 32 megawatt (MW) turbine generator. Energy efficiency improvements and other operational changes have yielded enough spare capacity in the biomass boiler to allow the mill to take advantage of a renewable energy program launched by the provincial utility for Quebec’s forest industry.
What does it mean to be a working parent today? In a world transformed by dual-career families and evolving employee expectations, Nestlé is committed to answering this question in new — and perhaps surprising — ways
Carlie and her husband, Brandon, were experiencing a mix of emotions as they prepared to welcome their first child, a baby girl, into the world. Carlie, a human resources manager at Nestlé’s Solon, Ohio, campus, had discovered she was pregnant just weeks after accepting a transfer to the company’s California office. To her and her husband’s dismay, they were unsure how to balance the move and the new role with a potential maternity leave.
It takes a special person to run toward danger when others are running away. And it takes a different set of skills entirely to help those heroes get their affairs in order.
“I can’t protect a firefighter who runs into a burning building or a police officer who is knocking on a door not knowing what’s on the other side,” Daniel McKenna says. “But, as a lawyer, I can help protect their families.”
Nestlé’s paid family leave policy shows how modern companies adapt for their workforce
by Paul Grimwood, Chairman & CEO of Nestlé USA
It isn’t exactly TED Talk material to note that the world’s best companies must innovate. At Nestlé USA, innovation is our lifeblood. But it’s more than keeping up with the times or even with competitors. A company must keep up with its workforce, too.
Lee Pierce Nominated for Automotive Fleet's Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award
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Congratulations Lee Pierce for being nominated for Automotive Fleet 's Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award for the second year in a row. Nominees are full-time commercial fleet managers who control a company-owned or leased fleet in excess of 100 cars and light trucks combined, and who are recognized nationally among their peers for their unique abilities and accomplishments.