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Responsible Business Alliance Awards Open for Submissions

RBA Compass Awards to Recognize CSR Leadership, Innovation and Implementation
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the launch of its Compass Awards program and called for submissions from its members, their suppliers and factories. This awards program will recognize corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.

Barclays Encore! Programme Reboots Careers

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After spending more than twenty years as a Senior Portfolio Manager on Wall Street, Maria Spinelli decided to take a break. She found herself reenergized after her professional sabbatical and desired to return to the workforce, but contemplated whether to pursue a new career path or leverage her asset management expertise. 

Alliance Data Works with My Possibilities to Create Access to Employment for Adults with IDD

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For nearly two decades, Alliance Data has supported nonprofits like My Possibilities (MP), a Plano-based for cause organization designed to provide adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) the opportunity to continue their education. Our support of MP goes beyond the role of traditional corporate partner, as we’ve played a leading role in transforming the organization, catapulting it into a position that virtually guarantees its ability to deliver on its mission not just in the years to come, but in the decades to come.

Women Can Soar When the Mentored Become Mentors

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By Tamika Tremaglio

This is graduation season, and along with the nearly four million postsecondary degreesbeing handed out, new graduates are getting a lot of good advice from commencement speakers and loved ones.

Recycling Electronics While Rebuilding Lives

L.A.'s Homeboy Electronics Recycling is helping HP support local communities as it expands its pioneering closed-loop recycling system.
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Exactly one year ago, Donnie Holland’s life changed completely.  

After 20 years in prison and months of moving from one dreary job to another in Los Angeles, Holland got a tip to try interviewing at Homeboy Electronics Recycling. Now, as he heads out every day to companies to pick up old computers, printers and phones to recycle, Holland is proud to be the face of Homeboy and the good work it’s doing.  

Tackling Modern Slavery Through Transparency - New GRI Task Force

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Modern Slavery affects an estimated 46 million people around the world and poses a prominent risk for companies. Transparency on human rights in supply chains is becoming increasingly necessary due to rising consumer interest as well as regulatory developments.

Sustainability reporting can help companies comply with legislation, but also to identify and address their impact, and highlight innovative solutions and a path forward.

Tetra Tech Wins SBA Los Angeles District’s 2018 Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence

Receiving recognition for excellence in the use of small businesses that drive California’s economic growth
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Tetra Tech is proud to be recognized for its commitment as an excellent partner and mentor for small businesses.

New SEC Search Tool Finds Inadequate Human and Workers’ Rights Disclosure in Financial Filings

Standouts discuss risks and opportunities, but few report financial implications
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May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ceres and CookESG Research released a new tool for identifying corporate disclosure of human and workers’ rights risks and opportunities in annual financial filings. The tool covers more than  5,000 U.S. and foreign companies’ filings (10-K, 20-F and 40-F) to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Walmart’s New Education Benefit Puts Cap and Gown Within Reach for Associates

Benefit includes free college credit for Walmart Academy training and options for associates to earn a college degree without incurring student loan debt
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Walmart has unveiled a new associate education benefit designed to remove barriers to college enrollment and graduation. The program is another step in the company’s commitment to train and educate workers to advance in the jobs of today - and the future.

Walmart Is Joining a Growing Movement to Get Stay-At-Home Moms Back Into the Workforce

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by Claire Zillman

The largest private employer in the United States is joining a growing movement to get more women back into the workforce.

Walmart Labs, the tech division of the retail giant, has signed onto Path Forward, a nonprofit that facilitates programs to aid caregivers—mainly moms—in returning to professional work after taking time off to look after children, a parent, or another loved one.

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