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Hormel Foods Recognized with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Proclamation

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AUSTIN, Minn., December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) announced today that it was recognized by the state of Minnesota with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon proclamation. Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith, Major General Jon Jensen, Adjutant General Minnesota National Guard, joined Jim Sheehan, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Hormel Foods, and hundreds of employees for the ceremony.

Beyond The Yellow Ribbon

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Hormel Foods was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs for making the support and care of service members, veterans and their families a priority. Our veteran employees share what the the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon distinction means to them.

Xylem Employees Volunteer to Improve Water Resources

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During Xylem’s Month of Service in October, employees volunteered for water-related activities in their communities, including cleaning up water sources and rebuilding homes in Houston. Xylem has set a goal for employees to volunteer 35,000 hours during 2017. We spoke with Michael Fields, Director of Xylem Watermark, to learn more.

What is Xylem’s Month of Service?

Wells Fargo Launches Enterprise Accessibility Program Office

Company highlights accessible services, Diverse Leaders Program, and Accessibility Hackathon results
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/In honor of the International Day of People with Disabilities, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is announcing the launch of the company’s Enterprise Accessibility Program Office. The office will coordinate and advocate for accessibility initiatives throughout the company to help deliver a positive and consistent team member and customer experience. 

Republic Services Prepares 5 Tons of Food Bank Donations for Distribution in Phoenix

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This Thanksgiving, Republic Services partnered with Desert Mission Food Bank in Phoenix to donate 1,000 turkeys and additionally collect 12,000 pounds of food to help stock the pantries of those in need. Furthermore, members of Republic’s Labor Relations team volunteered their time to help sort and pack five tons of food, including the turkeys, for distribution on Thanksgiving to the community. 

Aflac Employees Lay the Groundwork for a Better Tomorrow

Aflac and Habitat for Humanity: Built on Community
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Since 2007, more than 2,100 members of Aflac’s Columbus, Georgia, team have strapped on hardhats and tool belts with Habitat for Humanity. The program is so popular that Aflac holds lotteries to determine which employees will get the chance to participate. This year, 175 employees built Aflac’s 11th Habitat house, to the great delight of resident Marion Dantzler. Meanwhile, 50 employees at Aflac’s Columbia, South Carolina, location worked alongside new Habitat for Humanity homeowners during a five-day renovation project, completing the team’s second home construction.

Building Stronger Communities

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Republic Services is dedicated to being a good neighbor in the communities in which we live and work, and we are committed to building strong communities by supporting the people, businesses and organizations that call these communities home. This includes investing in our communities through customer engagement, philanthropic giving, volunteerism, environmentally responsible infrastructure and operating at the highest standards.

Innovators @ Qualcomm: Kim Koro

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Qualcomm technology is at the heart of the modern digital world, but it wouldn’t be possible without the work of a lot of very creative and dedicated people. Innovators @ Qualcomm, or IQ for short, is our Q+A series highlighting the makers, thinkers, and doers helping Qualcomm build the future.

Today, we go in-depth with Senior Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and President of Qualcomm Cyber Security Solutions (QCSS) Kim Koro.

De Beers Secretaries Use Their Special Day to Help Young Girl Students

Administrative employees from Debswana have celebrated Secretaries’ Day by making a donation to boarding students at a Remote Area Dwellers hostel near the company’s Orapa mine in Botswana.
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The aim of the P7,000 donation of toiletries and sanitary pads by a total of 32 secretaries from the Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa mines was to support young girls in the hostel at Khwee Primary School in the challenges of developing into young women. It was also a demonstration of Debswana’s value of showing its people care.

Each young girl was given three packs of pads, washing powder, a face cloth and toiletries such as toothpaste, bath soap, body lotion and roll-on deodorant. 

Video: Aligning Your Volunteer Program With Employee Interests

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Studies show that employees seek out companies that embody socially responsible values and provide an outlet for volunteering. You’ve checked those boxes yet can’t seem to get your employees to participate in your volunteer program.

Where’s the disconnect here?

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