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TCS Recognized as One of the Top Three Employers in North America 2018

Tata Consultancy Services Recognized for the Fourth Consecutive Year as One of the World's Best Places to Work by the Top Employers Institute
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Salvation Army Program Helps Veterans Find Jobs, Get a New Start

Edison International is partnering with the nonprofit to help veterans reintegrate into the community.
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Cris Zavala, a 15-year Navy veteran from San Diego, relocated to the Los Angeles area in 2016, seeking a career change and a new start, knowing few people in his new city. Thanks to help he received from the Compton office of the Salvation Army Haven Veterans Employment Services Program, he discovered a new career.  

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Kicks Off 11th Year of Mayor's Intern Fellows Program to Provide Summer Internships for Dallas Public and Charter High School Students

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It might only be January, but high school students in Dallas are getting ready for summer. Their summer internships that is. Each year, the Dallas Mayor's Intern Fellows Program offers high school students real-world experience at some of Dallas's top companies and nonprofits. Alliance Data has been a proud support of this program since 2012, and will continue to sponsor interns as well as the Intern Fellows Training Sponsor, a three-day intense training session for interns - including Microsoft Office and leadership training - before their summer positions begin.
 

Mayor Rawlings urges companies to sign up by March 15 so more Dallas teens – most of whom will be the first in their families to attend college – can experience invaluable paid internships
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It might only be January, but high school students in Dallas are getting ready for summer. Their summer internships that is. Each year, the Dallas Mayor's Intern Fellows Program offers high school students real-world experience at some of Dallas's top companies and nonprofits. Alliance Data has been a proud support of this program since 2012, and will continue to sponsor interns as well as the Intern Fellows Training Sponsor, a three-day intense training session for interns - including Microsoft Office and leadership training - before their summer positions begin.
 

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2018 CommunityWINS Grant Program

$3 million commitment over the next three years will support neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in local municipalities
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SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - January 25, 2018 – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced the 2018 CommunityWINS® grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in municipalities across the country.

Lessons Learned from Restaurant Icon Dave Thomas

by Dennis Hardy, President/CEO: Food, EvansHardy+Young
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It’s difficult to quantify the number of lives that Dave Thomas touched throughout his 69 years of life. From our 6,500 restaurants who employ around 30 employees per restaurant per year, combined with the thousands of children in the foster care system who have been paired with a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter, plus all the restaurant support center employees, contractors, suppliers and agencies that serve to support the Wendy’s restaurants…the number must be in the billions and counting

Beth Jenkins: New Resources to Speed Employees Up the Intrapreneurial Learning Curve

by Beth Jenkins, Challenge Director, Business Fights Poverty
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At any given time, in any given company, there can be hundreds of employees with ideas for profitable new products, services, and business models that also create value for society. These would-be “intrapreneurs” come from all different backgrounds and roles, and many have never started a new venture before. The learning curve can be steep.

Sustaining Organic Food

Pesticides touch every aspect of our lives, from residues on our produce to increased chronic disease to biodiversity loss
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Pesticides touch every aspect of our lives, from residues on our produce to increased chronic disease to biodiversity loss. Toxic compounds are used all over the world to the detriment of the environment and human lives. In a small village in Mexico, women are paying the ultimate price. The village of Venustiano Carranza is located in Chiapas, the southernmost Mexican state, which shares a border with Guatemala.

The Venetian and The Palazzo Recognize Team Members with Bravo Awards

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Every year and during each quarter, The Venetian and The Palazzo Team Members nominate each other for demonstrating unmatched service, a guest service priority among all Las Vegas Sands properties. Las Vegas Sands takes pride in its Team Members, and creating an environment that supports their work and recognizes their contribution is what makes the company successful. Congratulations to 2017’s Third and Fourth Quarter winners:

Eric Piston

The First 2018 'Year in Review'

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

Here is the very first “year in review” you will read for 2018.

Yes, 2018.

Cutting Through the Haze of Business and Human Rights in India

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Arriving in Delhi by night doesn’t give you a true sense of the city’s vastness. The low hum of hundreds of taxis whizzing around the airport terminal and the dirt kicked up from the wheels of 11:00 p.m. traffic blur the senses. But when morning came, and I saw the prim, gleaming hotels and office buildings of Gurgaon rise from a sprawling landscape of poverty and poke through the hazy, brown-grey horizon line, a clearer picture of India emerged.

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