Decent Work and Economic Growth CSR News

Sands China Academy Celebrates Internship Program Graduation

Blog

In May, Sands China Academy hosted a graduation ceremony for the 111 Macao university students who completed Sands China’s Integrated Resort Internship Program.  Sands China celebrated the students’ achievements and three graduates were presented with an “Impressive Performance Award” with a limited-edition souvenir by their department heads as a token of recognition for their exceptional performance.

Marina Bay Sands: The Resort That Never Sleeps

HRM Asia recently highlighted the Human Resource department at Marina Bay Sands on how they keep the property operating to meet guest’s needs and still reach internal business goals.
Blog

HRM Asia recently highlighted the Human Resource department at Marina Bay Sands on how they keep the property operating to meet guest’s needs and still reach internal business goals.  In line with Las Vegas Sands’ commitment to our Team Members, our properties provide an outstanding work environment and we are committed to helping them thrive and advance in the hospitality industry. According to Senior Vice President of HR Chan Yit Foon, having the right structure allows her team to manage over 100 departments and 9,500 Team Members.

Growing Beyond Europe, Korona Candles Lights Up U.S.

Poland – 4,630 miles away – is an unexpected place for a U.S. manufacturing success story to begin. But in the small city of Wieluń is where the story of Korona Candles started in 1992.
Blog

Today, a new chapter is being written in Dublin, Virginia, at the company’s first production facility in the States.

Back in Poland, the company started the manual production of candles with a team of about 20 workers and several basic machines. It was very labor intensive, Agnieszka Fafara, the company’s president and CEO, explained.

De Beers Group Gathers Business Leaders to Discuss a Legacy Boost for Community

Ways of bringing about positive changes to the host community of De Beers’ Venetia mine were on the agenda at a business breakfast.
Article

Around 40 business executives and representatives from the Musina Local Municipality and the Musina Youth in Business Forum gathered to identify tangible improvements that could strengthen the economy in the area.

In his keynote address at the event hosted by De Beers at Venetia mine’s Diamond Club, mine Assistant General Manager Hendrick Matjila focused on local procurement and developing a diversified economy.

Landmark Research Shows Americans are Redefining the “Good Life”

80% would be loyal to brands that helped them live their new values
Press Release

Large opportunity for business to support new aspirations of balance, health, and connections

Consumer Goods Leaders Face Skilled Labor Challenges

Blog

Before the holidays last year, Daniel Adam, director of Operational Excellence at Sealed Air Product Care, flew to Romania to meet with his customers in the consumer goods industry. When he asked them what was keeping them up at night, each one had the same answer: skilled labor.

Sears, Rebuilding Together Launch 10th Annual Heroes at Home Campaign

Press Release

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sears’ commitment to supporting veterans and military families dates back to WWI and has never wavered. That legacy endures as Sears launches its 10th annual Heroes at Home campaign with Rebuilding Together to raise funds and assist military families in need by making critical home repairs and modifications. Rebuilding Together affiliates and Sears volunteers nationwide will complete dozens of projects this spring, adding to the nearly 1,700 rebuilds completed since the program launched a decade ago.

Maven Gig Accelerates the Freelance Mobility Economy

Summary: 
  • Maven Gig provides access to your independent driving gigs, such as GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
  • The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be the initial vehicle offering with free charging at EVgo stations.
  • Pricing is $229 per week and includes insurance (minus deductibles), maintenance and unlimited miles.
Press Release
  • Maven Gig provides access to your independent driving gigs, such as GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
  • The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be the initial vehicle offering with free charging at EVgo stations.
  • Pricing is $229 per week and includes insurance (minus deductibles), maintenance and unlimited miles.

CAUSEBOX On a Mission to Deliver Better Products & a Better World

Blog
Next week is National Small Business Week and PayPal is excited to celebrate the millions of inspiring small businesses we work with globally. We’re interviewing small businesses to find out what inspired them to start their business, the challenges they have faced, and the advice they have for other aspiring business owners. We sat down with Brett McCullom and Matt Richardson, the founders of CAUSEBOX - sustainably and ethically made, curated products for women.
 

FCA US Recruits 50 Schools to Train Next Generation of Dealership Service Technicians

Summary: 
  • More than 100 training facility sites are sought by end of 2018
  • FCA US dealerships expect to hire 5,000 service technicians by end of 2018
Press Release
  • More than 100 training facility sites are sought by end of 2018
  • FCA US dealerships expect to hire 5,000 service technicians by end of 2018

Pages

Subscribe to Decent Work and Economic Growth