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Northern Trust Leaders Recognized in OUTstanding 's LGBT+ Role Models 2020 Lists

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Congratulations to Northern Trust’s Noel Gavin, head of global learning for our Corporate & Institutional Services (C&IS) business and Seamus Kearney, project manager in C&IS from our Ireland offices who have been recognized in the OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models 2020 Lists.

 

Kristen's Story: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Helped One Associate Achieve Her MBA

by Dianna Caspary, Associate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Kristen’s graduation day in May 2020 was postponed and changed to a virtual commencement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was disappointing, however, the actual date of graduation day did not define Kristen’s two-and-a-half-year journey to receive her Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Growing more than lawns and gardens

Celebrating Dow's First Female Research Scientist

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Our first female research scientist, Sylvia Stoesser, Ph.D., began working for Dow in 1929. Dr. Stoesser went on to hold 29 patents, five of which led to a process which enabled the Dowell Division — a billion-dollar-a-year business. She also laid the important groundwork for the polystyrene used in a variety of plastics today.

Women in science have shaped the face of industry and continue to do so to this day. Learn more about Dr. Stoesser and her important contributions to the field of chemistry.

Executives Called to Flex JEDI IQ, Yet Again

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Just days into the new year and American executives are yet again being asked to flex and increase their justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) IQ. The events of the last two weeks have further solidified the need for corporate executives – and the companies they lead – to address the realities of serious and deeply rooted inequity, systemic racism and bias in the United States.

Strengthening Communities at the Roots

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As a national company with operations in 42 states, Republic Services is committed to the communities we serve and where our employees live, work, and play. 

Sustainability Salaries Rise Across the Globe

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Sustainability salaries have increased across the globe since 2018, according to the newly released 2020 Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S) Salary Survey. With more CR&S professionals (1,542 in total) taking part in the survey and revealing a higher remuneration package, this is a fitting testament to the growing importance of the sustainability sector.

Benevity Releases Fourth Annual list of Top 10 Causes Supported by Companies and Their People

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  • Nonprofits supporting racial justice and food security dominate Top 10 list for the first time
  • Four causes from 2019 retain their Top 10 positions in 2020
  • Overall giving is up dramatically: 2019’s Top 10 Causes see 58 percent increase in donations
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  • Nonprofits supporting racial justice and food security dominate Top 10 list for the first time
  • Four causes from 2019 retain their Top 10 positions in 2020
  • Overall giving is up dramatically: 2019’s Top 10 Causes see 58 percent increase in donations

Justin's Story: How One ScottsMiracle-Gro Associate Made a Healthy Change for His Family

by Dianna Caspary, Associate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Back in 2014, Justin realized that his health had taken a dive.

"I was 5 feet 9 inches tall and carrying around 255 pounds. My blood pressure was 149/90, and my cholesterol was 249,” says Justin, a shipping supervisor in our ScottsMiracle-Gro Marysville, Ohio, plant. “My wife and I had a baby on the way; and we also had a 10-year-old daughter, who I barely had enough energy to play with.”

Life on a farm to a desk job

Together Apart at Cisco Galway

By Sheila Greaney, Office Manager Unified Communications Galway Dev Center
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Almost a year ago now, Cisco decided to ensure the safety of all employees and closed our offices globally. It was clearly the right move to make in the wake of so many unknowns. As a Site Engagement Manager for our Galway, Ireland offices – I had to sit down and figure how this affected us from a culture perspective.

With 75% site attendance in Galway we always have a highly populated office which helps grow a very special site culture and atmosphere – something we take a great deal of pride in. We are, after all, Ireland’s #1 Great Place to Work!

Rockwell Automation Employees Recognize and Reflect in Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Rockwell Automation was a proud sponsor of the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee’s 24th annual celebration breakfast, which launched a five-day virtual event (Jan. 18-22) focusing on Deliberate Dialogue Discussions, a series of intentional conversations focusing on the social determinants of health. Rockwell leaders and close to 10 members of Rockwell’s African American Professional Network attended the event.

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