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Aflac Recognized as One of America's 50 Most Community-Minded Companies Company Honored by Points of Light with Civic 50 Award

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COLUMBUS, Ga., June 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite in the United States, announced that Points of Light has named Aflac to its 2018 Civic 50 list. According to their website, Points of Light is the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

Restaurant Chains Are Hungry for Waste Reduction

Some chains are composting, donating leftovers and swapping single-use items for reusable ones.
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Yum! restaurants donate more than 7 million pounds of food annually to partner agencies in the U.S. and globally.

Since 1992, the Yum! system has contributed more than 190 million pounds of food to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations.

Its partner, Food Donation Connection, conducts training, identifies donatable items and recipients, coordinates donations and provides centralized management and support.

Kicking off Grilling Season with the Chicago Spark Program

Jess Hines, Manager, Social Media and Digital Analytics
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Last week, we kicked off grilling season on the beautiful rooftop deck at our Chicago office, complete with hot dogs, cornhole and beautiful weather.

We were joined by several special guests, including our CEO Tom Hayes, talented Tyson Senior Chef Kang Kuan, and the VP of Marketing for Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Sanjiv Gajiwala.  But perhaps more notably, we were joined by a group of 7th graders from Frazier International Magnet School, an affiliate of the Chicago Spark Program.

SC Johnson Europe Earns Best Multinational Workplace Recognition

Company honored for commitment to great work environments
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RACINE, Wis., June 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson announced today it has been recognized as a Best Multinational Workplace in Europe by the Great Place to Work® Institute. This is the 13th time SC Johnson Europe has been recognized as a Best Workplace, ranking 22 out of 25 companies on the 2018 multinational list.

CMS Energy Announces Two New Wind Energy Parks

Projects Will Provide Up to 250 Megawatts of Clean, Renewable Energy
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JACKSON, MI, June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy today announced the addition of two new planned wind energy parks to its portfolio that will produce up to 250 megawatts of clean, renewable energy.

FCA US Facilities in Ohio and Michigan Reach Silver Status in World Class Manufacturing

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  • Awards bring total number of silver plants in North America to nine
  • Designation recognizes continued progress toward becoming World Class
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  • Awards bring total number of silver plants in North America to nine
  • Designation recognizes continued progress toward becoming World Class

Historical Dodge//SRT and Barrett-Jackson ‘The Ultimate Last Chance’ Auction Scores $1 Million for the United Way

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  • Unique pairing of two performance legends – the final 2017 Dodge Viper and final 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – was a highlight at Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction in Connecticut
  • 100 percent of $1 million hammer price for both of these iconic muscle cars benefiting the United Way
  • ‘The Ultimate Last Chance’ lot included several pieces of memorabilia, such as authentication kits for each vehicle containing custom build sheets, authenticity letters, certification cards, iPads with videos and pictures, and other custom branded items
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  • Unique pairing of two performance legends – the final 2017 Dodge Viper and final 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – was a highlight at Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction in Connecticut
  • 100 percent of $1 million hammer price for both of these iconic muscle cars benefiting the United Way
  • ‘The Ultimate Last Chance’ lot included several pieces of memorabilia, such as authentication kits for each vehicle containing custom build sheets, authenticity letters, certification cards, iPads with videos and pictures, and other custom branded items

Meet Susan Goodsell, Member of the Aflac Green Team

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Meet Susan Goodsell, a member of the Aflac Green Committee who uses her communication skills to help promote Aflac’s environmental sustainability initiatives through education, community activities and volunteerism. 

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Sappi's Jennifer Miller Reflects on Community Engagement as Key to Success

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Jennifer Miller, Chief Business Sustainability Officer, reflects on how customer, colleague and community connections build stronger companies. 

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