Employee Engagement CSR News

Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates Year-Round Commitment to Volunteerism During Annual Cares Day

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Saturday, April 22nd, more than 100,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees, and their families and friends, and community partners will participate in the 16th annual Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort and a culmination of the company’s year-round commitment to community service.

Walmart Highlights Progress in Creating Shared Value in Tenth Annual Global Responsibility Report

2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Walmart today released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. The report also looks ahead at the retailer’s role in helping rewire whole social and environmental systems as it strives toward a new era of trust and transparency.  

Bacardi Awards Employees for Remarkable Sustainability Efforts

Press Release

HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Earth Month, family-owned Bacardi honors employee-led environmental sustainability-related initiatives in its 3rd Annual Bacardi Limited Good Spirited Awards program. Employees received recognition for their outstanding environmental achievements within five different award categories celebrating the implementation of sustainability improvements, brand innovation or activity, employees championing green initiatives, and external partnerships delivering upon the Bacardi vision to a balanced impact on the environment.

AkzoNobel and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Launch Human Cities Coalition

Dutch public-private partnership to improve life in mega-cities
Press Release

April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Founded by AkzoNobel, the Human Cities Coalition (HCC) brings together more than 150 stakeholders and 20 partners, such as Arcadis, Philips, ABN-AMRO, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Slumdwellers International, to focus on realizing Goal 11 of the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals: sustainable cities and communities. Ton Büchner, CEO of AkzoNobel will officially kick off the Human Cities Coalition today with stakeholders across business, government, NGOs and academia.

When Culture Matters Most

By: Joe Cuticelli

Those of us associated with senior living often receive several industry newsletters every morning. They almost always include the latest on the hottest topic — staffing, specifically the challenges faced in hiring, training and retaining committed employees to care for residents.

How I Became a Techie: Michael Sapos


“The thing I’m most proud of is how we’ve helped veterans through hiring and training. I think it’s one of Qualcomm’s best achievements.” — Michael Sapos

Fighting Cancer at the Summit


Larry Ward climbs mountains to combat cancer. 

In the last five years, he and his team -- who refer to themselves as Climbing for Cancer -- have reached the top of the tallest mountains in nearly all 50 states. 

Ward, who retired from the Benton Harbor-based appliance maker [Whirlpool Corporation] almost a year ago, is one of several people who raise money for Relay for Life in an effort to combat cancer. Whirlpool Corp. employees and retirees have been involved in Relay for Life of Berrien County since 1996. 

Earth Week Guest Post: A GM Engineer’s Drive to Make Recycled Content Mainstream

By Matthew Vandyke

Matthew, a materials engineer at General Motors, offers tips on how to incorporate more recycled content into manufacturing. 

Several years ago, when I was offered a management position at a plastics recycling company, I had no idea that it would change the way I thought about manufacturing.  Once I was able to take in and comprehend the volume of materials that are recycled and reused in all types of industries, I was surprised, to say the least. 

Baseball is Back: Here Are Three Quality of LifeHacks from the Baseball Field

By: Quality of Lifehacks

As April rolls in, baseball is getting into in full swing. Whether you enjoy casually watching your favorite teams on the big screen, or you just go to the games for the food and fun, there are several business lessons you can learn from America’s favorite pastime.  Like business, baseball is a game of strategy and planning. In a single inning anything can happen, and each play comes with an element of unpredictability. So how do teams and coaches make informed decisions? And what can you learn from their strategies? Here are three business lessons you can learn from baseball.

A Lineman in the Family? Yes, Three

This Lineman Appreciation Day, meet Jeff Caison and his sons, Seth and Drew, who followed their dad to a life of service

Seth Caison will take over the Duke Energy instagram on April 18 to celebrate National Lineman Appreciation Day. Follow @duke_energy for a behind-the-scenes look at a lineman's day.

Dozens of children cheered for their dads who were competing at the Carolinas East Lineman’s Rodeo, but, for the first time, Seth Caison was competing with his dad.


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