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Responsible Business Alliance Initiative Launched to Advance Worker Well-Being

Initiative Aims to Improve Global Health and Wellness of Workers in Manufacturing Supply Chains
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, announced a new initiative to advance work-life wellness in the manufacturing sector. The initiative officially launched in Q3 and was recently announced at the RBA’s annual conference, Responsible Business 2018, in Santa Clara, California.

Whirlpool Corporation Announces New Collaboration with The Walt Disney Company

Whirlpool brand to become official kitchen and laundry appliance of Walt Disney World® Resort and Disneyland® Resort
Press Release

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and The Walt Disney Company today announced that Whirlpool brand will be the Official Kitchen and Laundry Appliance of Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida and Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

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October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

VIDEO | Consider a Career With a Little "Energy"

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Last week, Consumers Energy and DTE Energy collaborated together to expose students in West Michigan to careers in the energy industry. 

Click here to watch the video on WoodTV.com.

Encouraging Entrepreneurship in the Dominican Republic

Gildan partners with the Batey Relief Alliance (BRA) and the Canadian Embassy to support entrepreneurship and women empowerment initiatives
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Gildan has launched a new initiative in the Dominican Republic entitled "La Comunidad Emprende" (The Community Startup). Co -funded by the Canadian Embassy and in partnership with the Batey Relief Alliance, the program aims to empower women and young people, providing training, guidance and the encouragement to pursue their own business. 

Infographic: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New GRI Occupational Health and Safety Standard

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To provide healthy and safe working conditions, organizations need a robust management approach that drives the prevention of physical and mental harm and the promotion of workers’ health. In addition to benefiting workers, it is also good business. First, a healthy workforce is more productive and engaged. Second, promoting a healthy work environment helps to attract – and hold on to – talented workers. 

Marina Bay Sands Introduces Learning Leave

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Marina Bay Sands has implemented an innovative two-day Learning Leave incentive for its over 9,700 Team Members to enroll in SkillsFuture courses. Believed to be the first such initiative in the hospitality industry, the two-day program allows all full-time staff to take paid leave to attend courses related to language and communication, service excellence and information technology.

UN Global Compact Recognizes Most Engaged Companies at Leaders Summit 2018

Press Release

NEW YORK, September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, the United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce the businesses that have been recognized as Global Compact LEAD companies for demonstrating ongoing commitment to the UN Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business.

It’s Time for a Round of Applause

Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
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by Josh Sell, QSCC Senior Vice President of Distribution, Logistics, Commodities and Industry Affairs

The Square Deal Blog welcomes Senior Vice President of Distribution, Logistics, Commodities and Industry Affairs, Josh Sell, to the blog. Josh works for Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc., also known as QSCC, which is tasked with supporting the Wendy’s supply chain. QSCC is expertly focused on the procurement, logistics and distribution of the delicious ingredients (ahem, like Wendy’s always fresh, never frozen beef*) you find at every Wendy’s restaurant.

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