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HanesBrands Employees Give Back to the Community With Day of Caring Volunteerism

Employees will volunteer at 13 Forsyth County agencies on Friday, Oct. 27
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nearly 400 HanesBrands employees are set to participate in the company’s Day of Caring event, the finale of the company’s 2017 United Way campaign that raised $1.95 million.

The two-week campaign ends with employees trading an afternoon of work to help those in need. Hanes’ Day of Caring will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, at 13 Forsyth County agencies. Volunteers will sort and organize food pantries, paint and plant garden beds, and complete other landscaping projects.

Kohler Associate Named Premier HR Leader

Pune's Rajesh Arora Honored by Global Organization
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The World HRD Congress recently conducted a research study to identify talented leaders as well as recognize excellence in processes. With this endeavor, the human resource development organization sought to identify the top human resources leaders in Pune. Candidates were identified based on their contributions, interactions with industry professionals and their roles and responsibilities.

Kohler Mexico Comes Together to Support Earthquake Victims

Associates rally to help relief efforts
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A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico City on Sept. 19, killing 369 people, collapsing 38 structures and leaving nearly 200 buildings severely damaged—but through the chaos, goodwill is prevailing

"Landslides, shattered glass, shouts and fear paralyzed all of Mexico," said Claudia Sanchez, Associate Market Analyst – Latin America Engines. "But, as in any crisis situation, Mexicans jumped into action, risking their own lives to help those still buried in rubble."

5 Keys to Attracting — and Keeping — Socially Minded Employees

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A competitive salary, great benefits and the opportunity to advance are crucial factors for employees when they are choosing where to work.

But companies that want an extra edge in landing and keeping top talent might want to consider another key factor: a top-flight workplace giving and volunteering program.

According to a new survey of nearly 1,600 U.S. employees by America’s Charities, companies that build effective workplace giving and volunteering programs have a significant leg up when it comes to attracting talent.

Survey: Business Water Management Efforts Are Still a Drop in the Bucket

Ecolab opens Water University to help companies accelerate their progress
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NAPERVILLE, Ill., October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - By the year 2030, water demand is expected to exceed sustainable supply by 40 percent, but only 42 percent of respondents from a recent survey conducted by Ecolab and GreenBiz Group cited water management as a strategic corporate initiative. According to the research, 82 percent of the 184 large businesses surveyed say they are not sufficiently using advanced tools and technologies to better manage their water use.

Morningstar Now Informs Investors About ESG/Sustainable Mutual Funds -- and the Good News Is That ESG Funds' AUM Continues to Grow

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (20.10.2017)
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The authoritative voice for many investors on the always expanding mutual fund universe is the Chicago-based Morningstar organization.  The company tracks mutual fund's in- and outflows, performance, focus and other aspects of [mutual fund] activities. 

The firm began adding ESG analysis to its legendary and comprehensive analytical work last year.  About 200 mutual funds with ESG criteria were initially being monitored by Morningstar, with analysis provided by Sustainalytics. **

How to Make the Business Case for Pro Bono at Your Company

A new resource from Taproot Foundation
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Those of us who have experienced pro bono service understand that it is a powerful way to drive social change. Pro bono can equip social good organizations with the expertise and support they need to serve more beneficiaries, become more efficient, and deliver on their missions more effectively.

Mohawk Group Participates in CBRE Green Week to Bring Awareness to Making ‘Greener’ Choices

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CALHOUN, Ga., October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A corporate partner in this year’s CBRE Green Week, Mohawk Group and its employees took to social media to share how they are making greener choices, inside and outside of the office, to help make a more sustainable planet.

Green Week, which took place October 9–13, encourages companies to increase environmental awareness through employee engagement. It emphasizes the importance of health and wellness in the workplace, sheds light on energy and recycling best practices, and contributes to social and economic impact.

Helping Children Lead Healthier Lives is More Important Than Ever

by Chavanne Hanson
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Today, more than 2 billion people in the world are overweight or obese and 800 million are malnourished. Malnutrition, in every form, presents significant threats to human health.

Children are particularly affected by malnutrition. In 2016, over 41 million under the age of 5 and over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were overweight or obese. During the last 3 decades the number of overweight children has doubled among 2 to 5 year old children.

This is a crisis in the making, requiring urgent action by stakeholders from all sectors.

Ingersoll Rand Disaster Relief Update

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The Ingersoll Rand crisis response team has now made contact with all Ingersoll Rand employees and all of its contractors in Puerto Rico. While the devastation that Hurricane Maria left in her path has impacted the entire island of Puerto Rico, the resolve and positivity portrayed by the people is amazing.

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