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April Declared Safe Digging Month in Michigan; Consumers Energy Offers Tips to Complete Projects Safely

Most Dig-in Damages Due to No Call to 811
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JACKSON, Mich., April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has safety tips for do-it-yourselfers and contractors gearing up for digging projects this spring, and Gov. Rick Snyder is declaring April as Dig Safely Month to reinforce the importance of these reminders to Michigan residents.

Investing in People is Good for Them — and for Nestlé

Our business will only thrive if we create value for our employees and our communities
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It’s easy today to be wowed by technology. Whether marveling at the vast amount of data I can store in my smartphone, or witnessing the high-tech wizardry at one of Nestlé’s factories, the potential of technology seems, at times, nearly limitless.

Employees Photograph Wildlife at General Motors Sites

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From a parts warehouse in Talegaon, India to an Ontario assembly plant, many animals make GM lands their home. Employees take notice, capturing images for the company’s annual wildlife habitat calendar and photo contest. Last year, nearly 350 photos were submitted from sites certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council.

Tetra Tech Welcomes Its Leadership Academy Class of 2017

Helping our emerging leaders hone their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills
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This March, 30 professionals from across Tetra Tech began their first session of the Tetra Tech Leadership Academy. The Class of 2017 represents the latest installment in Tetra Tech’s corporate professional development program. The Leadership Academy supports the development of outstanding business leaders, while broadening participants’ network of advisors, mentors, and colleagues.

What's the Secret to a Fun, Successful Workplace Giving Campaign? A Kick-off Party!

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One of the first rules when it comes to holding a successful workplace giving campaign or fundraiser is to make it fun. How do you do that? Host a kick-off party, charity fair, or similar type of networking event.

Five Nonprofits Receive National Award for Driving Positive Change in Underserved Communities from The Atlantic and Allstate

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At a social innovation summit in the nation’s capital last week, The Atlantic and Allstate honored five nonprofits with Renewal Awards for their innovative, grassroots approach to solving our nation’s most pressing challenges.

Making the Match, Part 1: Differentiating Technical and Strategic Support in Pro Bono Programming

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This post is Part 1 of the Taproot Foundation's 3-part series “Making the Match,” which breaks down how to increase the impact of your corporate pro bono program by creating strong matches between your talent and your nonprofit partners. Read the overview of "Making the Match" here.

Making the Match: A 3-Part Series for Corporate Pro Bono Leaders from Taproot

Getting the right pro bono to the right nonprofit at the right time
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It’s a common misconception that the bigger and more complex a pro bono initiative is, the higher the impact will be for nonprofits, your employees, and the company itself. In fact, the biggest determinant of a program’s impact is not its scale or complexity but the quality of the match between employees’ expertise and nonprofits’ needs. Great pro bono initiatives have one thing in common – the right support for the right nonprofit at the right time.

Women in Executive Leadership: Now Comes the Hard Part

The senior vice president of corporate communications at Aflac on women in the workplace and why gender equality helps everyone.
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Catalyst now reports that women comprise only 9.5 percent of top wage earners in the S&P 500. A 2015 CNNMoney analysis shows that women hold only 14.2 percent of the top-five leadership positions at those same companies. This is in spite of the fact that women represent more than 50 percent of the consumer pool and nearly half of the S&P 500 workforce.

Digging into Social Sector Tech Challenges at Taproot's U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Lessons in Designing a Cross-Sector Convening
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In 2017, Taproot Foundation set out to deepen the impact of pro bono service. With the launch of our Campaigns, we’re now forging new directions in how to use pro bono service to address our most pressing global challenges, to purposefully develop our nonprofit and for-profit leaders, and to flexibly respond to the ever-changing needs of nonprofit organizations.

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