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Benevity Launches “Missions,” a Purpose-Driven Employee Engagement Solution

Helping Companies Engage Employees in Positive Social and Environmental Actions
Press Release

CALGARY, Canada, June 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced the launch of its latest innovation. Missions, a new module for its award-winning cloud solution, lets companies engage employees in positive actions to do more good, helping create purpose-driven corporate cultures and increase their social impact.

Yes, Women Can Have It All: Viacom and The Girls Lounge on Thriving in the Workplace

By Lisa Di Venuta
Blog

On a recent Friday, more than 600 Viacom employees, clients, and partners joined Viacom executives, as well as speakers from JP Morgan ChaseColorCommRefinery29 and WIE Network for The Girls’ Lounge.

Duke Energy Receives Highest Honor From the U.S. Department of Defense for Its Support of National Guard and Reserve Employees

Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced that it has received the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the U.S. Department of Defense gives to companies for their outstanding support for employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

The award is presented annually by the Secretary of Defense, and Duke Energy was one of only 15 companies nationwide to be selected out of more than 2,300 nominations.

What Celebrating Pride in India Means to Symantec Employees and the World at Large

by C Moulee, Symantec employee in India
Blog

Two years ago, I published an article on Symantec’s iamtech Medium publication that shared my unique experience advocating for LGBTQ rights in India, and championing this cause across our Symantec Pune and Chennai offices.

Arrow Electronics’ Corporate Social Responsibility Program Supported Over 8.3 Million People in 62 Countries on Six Continents

Blog

Arrow Electronics’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) program guides today’s innovators to a better tomorrow. The company helps transform ideas into real and influential achievements that support people and the communities in which Arrow works. In 2017, Arrow and CSR partner organizations:

Ortho and Pollinator Stewardship Council Help Home Gardeners “Bee Responsible”

First-of-its-kind campaign will provide home gardeners with tips on protecting honey bees and native pollinators.
Press Release

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – To help home gardeners protect honey bees and other native pollinators Ortho, a leading brand in lawn and garden, today announced a first-of-its-kind consumer education campaign with the Pollinator Stewardship Council. Titled “Bee Responsible,” the campaign shares tips for responsible pesticide use, including when and how to apply garden control products to avoid pollinators.

WFE Guidance Reinforces Transparency in Capital Markets

Article

The World Federation of Exchanges has today published revised sustainability recommendations for their member exchanges. GRI welcomes this update and encourages exchanges globally to consider the recommendations for their listing requirements. 

Belonging: The Third Piece of the Diversity & Inclusion Puzzle

Your CSR Program As a Diversity and Inclusion Catalyst
Blog

Every week, it’s not unusual to see a headline about diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace—whether it’s because a company is making strides in this area or they’re discovering an opportunity to do more. Business is increasingly focused on embracing D&I because they know that when they get it right, they’ll reap rewards like a better employer brand that attracts and retains high-performing people, improved performance and productivity, and even higher profits.

Engineering and Construction Companies Employing Over 400,000 Launch Global Principles on Worker Welfare

Press Release

LONDON, June 27, 2018  /3BL Media/ — A group of the world’s leading engineering and construction companies have launched the Building Responsibly Worker Welfare Principles to promote the rights and welfare of workers across the industry.

Developed through the Building Responsibly business coalition, the 10 Principles establish a common, global baseline for the treatment of workers in the engineering and construction industry.  

Aflac’s CSR Efforts Fit the Bill: How a Duck Helped Strengthen the Company’s Reputation

Article

By Rod Granger

Aflac's modern brand identity was born after the insurance company’s ad team made a striking discovery nearly two decades ago: The sound “Aflac” resembles “quack quack.” The symbol debuted on Jan. 1, 2000 (yes, Y2K), and the rest is history.     
     
Since that time, the Aflac duck has become an advertising icon, signifying the company’s commitment to best business practices, philanthropy and corporate social responsibility (CSR).

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