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Major Retailers and Consumer Brands Commit to Eradicate Forced Labour from Global Supply Chains with Launch of New Coalition of Action

Press Release
  • 20 of the world’s leading consumer goods companies, members of The Consumer Goods Forum, take collective action to address the challenge of forced labour in their supply chains
  • In line with international agreements, Coalition members have developed a framework for deploying forced labour-focused Human Rights Due Diligence systems in their operations to identify, remedy and prevent forced labour risks and impacts

Salesforce and Service: Kim Lundgren's Pro Bono Story and Suggestions for Volunteers

Many volunteers like Kim Lundgren do pro bono service because they love what they do and want to give what they’re great at to others.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.
 

Women Helping Women in the Workforce: Together We Bake's Recipe for Success

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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.
 

Immanuel Uses Communications to Make a Global Impact

by Lauren Cole, Senior Digital Communications Specialist
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Immanuel Umoren has been a communicator all his life. Growing up in Nigeria, he starred in plays, performed in shows, and emceed events every chance he got. Communicating with people has been a common thread throughout his life -- he's always loved the stage. 

North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted Sign Landmark MOU for U.S. Offshore Wind Workforce Transition

Pioneering Partnership to Develop the Next Generation of Offshore Wind Workers
Press Release

BOSTON, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind development, announced today a landmark initiative with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the labor organization representing more than 3 million skilled craft professionals. The partnership will create a national agreement designed to transition U.S. union construction workers into the offshore wind industry in collaboration with the leadership of the 14 U.S. NABTU affiliates and the AFL-CIO.

Merck Named 2020 “Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion” by National Business Inclusion Consortium

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Merck has been recognized for its commitment to diversity and inclusion across all communities. The National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) has named the fifth annual cohort of Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities.

PayPal Partners with Even to Provide New Tools to Improve the Financial Health of its Workforce

Press Release

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- PayPal today announced it is partnering with Even, the responsible on-demand pay platform, as part of its continued commitment to improve the financial health of its workforce. All PayPal employees in the U.S. can now use Even to get paid early, automatically budget and grow their savings, and have full visibility into their earnings through an easy-to-use mobile app. 

How EHS Managers Can Keep Their Seat at the Table

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Thanks to COVID-19 everyone in the company knows your name now. The pesky pandemic has catapulted the EHS function to the forefront of business operations – which is great (and might we say long overdue)! But, with this new visibility, comes opportunity. Here are some ways that EHS managers can help ensure they keep their seat at the proverbial table in a post-pandemic world.

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Meet eBay Employee Peat Bakke

A Portland-based Senior Engineering Manager details his eBay journey over the last 20 years as a seller turned employee.
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By: Francesca Hellebrandt, eBay News Team

Part of what makes eBay unique are the mosaic of voices that contribute to our overall culture, from various backgrounds and walks of life, that lead to a better customer experience. In our Life at eBay series, we speak to employees from around the world on what it’s like to work at eBay through their eyes.

Keeping The Lights On: How NRG's CEO Mauricio Gutierrez Manages A Workforce Split Between The Field And Their Homes

by Jim Ludema and Amber Johnson
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The guiding principal from the outset was very clear. In order to fulfill our purpose and the social contract with our customers, we needed to protect the safety of our workers. If we could do that, we could continue providing this vital resource to the community as a whole.

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