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Wendy’s Recognizes 10 Employees for Giving Back to Their Local Communities

Kelly Cole named Wendy’s Community Ambassador of the Year for Volunteer Efforts with KidSMILES Pediatric Dental Clinic
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DUBLIN, Ohio, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Give Something Back and Do The Right Thing are two core values important to The Wendy’s Company, and employees live these values in a variety of ways.  Each year, Wendy’s is proud to recognize employees and all they do to make a positive impact in their communities through its Community Ambassador Grant Program.  Ten Wendy’s employees are recognized for exemplary volunteer efforts in their communities with a $2,500 grant to an organization they support with their time, talents, and resources.  The Community Ambassador of the Year is selected from th

GRI Newsletter: International Women's Day Edition

Newsletter

On International Women’s Day, GRI wants to highlight how transparency can help organizations work towards gender equality. We feature several examples of how the GRI Standards and GRI’s services help companies better understand their impacts on gender. We are also proudly presenting the first crowdfunded translation of the GRI Standards, for reporters in French-speaking regions.

Work Life Balance? More Like a Seesaw

By Allyson Park
Blog

Ask me about balance when my daughter forgets her PE clothes, our basement floods, one dog is sick, my husband is juggling seven active litigation cases and I’m on a busy work trip 1,400 miles away. Better yet, don’t ask. Fortunately, days when everything goes awry are rare, so I just do my best at staying agile and taking it one day at a time.

Do the Right Thing for Gender Equality This International Women's Day

Benevity CEO Bryan de Lottinville shares his motivation behind contributing $100,000 of personal funds in double donation matching for women's causes
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There is a lot going on these days to pay attention to, and not all of it is positive. But on this day in the last couple of years, I’ve tried to be intentional about recognizing the importance of International Women’s Day, both at our company and in the broader community.

Pressing for Progress: Accenture, Ball, Genentech and Intuit Illuminate the Way

How companies are advancing gender equality through purpose-driven cultures
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Gender equality is front and center in the public conversation as never before, and people are looking for ways to get involved and make a difference with more urgency and action. When we look at data from the hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies that use Benevity’s platform, volunteering time for women’s causes is growing at twice the rate of overall active volunteerism. On International Women’s Day itself, we saw donation activity double from 2016 to 2017, and donations to causes dedicated to women’s issues grew by nearly 12 times.

3 Words That Opened My Mind to a New Meaning of Diversity & Inclusion

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Visibly, I’m a minority female in a leadership position at a tech company. So you might think I know a thing or two about diversity and inclusion in the workplace (affectionately known as D&I). Admittedly, I’m no expert and I haven’t read very much of the literature on this topic. But I have a few experiences of my own that I’ve been sitting on and thought was time to share. 

#PressforProgress on Developing Female Leaders in the Workplace

Originally published by Danielle Holly
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With tremendous global activism for women's equality, there is now, more than ever, a strong momentum to close the gender gap. At Common Impact, we recognize the need for gender parity across all sectors and are consistently working to hone our unique model of social impact to design programs that both engage and develop female leaders at all levels of their careers. It has been proven time and time again that gender-balanced teams deliver better and more sustainable performance and that companies with more gender-balanced leadership teams out-perform those with less.

Food Waste Prevention Awareness Event Premiers in Los Angeles

Local Partners & Elected Officials Discuss Food Waste Recovery & Reduction Efforts
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LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The inaugural statewide Food Waste Prevention Week kicked off on Tuesday, March 6 with a press event hosted by local elected officials and key partner organizations at the World Harvest Center, a local food bank in South Los Angeles.

Ecocentricity Blog: Raising the Bar

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If a company wants to do a side project or charitable initiative to support an environmental or social cause, that is all well and good. There’s no penance in sustainability though.

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If a company wants to do a side project or charitable initiative to support an environmental or social cause, that is all well and good. There’s no penance in sustainability though.

Legg Mason Presses for Progress in Celebration of International Women’s Day

Leaders in Legg Mason’s global distribution and in its independent investment affiliates provided insightful comments outlining how each woman has found professional successes.
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Today Legg Mason celebrates International Women’s Day with the rest of the globe – honoring the women of past and present who keep the world spinning on its axis, challenge the status quo and instigate change within their industry and communities. The mission this year is Press for Progress.

With the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away - there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and Press for Progress.

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