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Responsible Mica and Minerals Initiatives Collaborate to End Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions

Organizations to Leverage Respective Strengths for Mica Supply Chains Globally
Press Release

PARIS & ALEXANDRIA, October 9, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Responsible Mica Initiative and the Responsible Minerals Initiative, an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work toward ending the use of child labor and to improve working conditions in mica industry supply chains globally. 

Businesses Have A Responsibility To Lead: My Never Stand Still Conversation With DICK’S Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack

By Dan Schulman, President and CEO, PayPal
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We recently hosted DICK’S Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack at PayPal’s VP+ leadership team meeting in San Jose. I knew I also wanted Ed to join me for a #NeverStandStill episode so that his inspiring message could be shared more broadly.

Global Pro Bono and the "Human Touch"

Five skills necessary to survive in the 4th industrial revolution
Article

It’s fair to say that a majority of jobs in industrialized economies today require some proficiency in Microsoft Office and other elementary computer skills. However, don’t be surprised when the next job description you see includes creativity or high emotional intelligence leading the list of required skills.

Book Excerpt — Purposeful Profits: Inside Successful Businesses Making a Positive Global Impact

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Over time, businesses have defined success by one factor: profitability. While that hasn’t changed completely, in more recent years the role of business has evolved as leaders have been focused on creating a greater positive impact.

Bridgestone Holds 10th Annual Bridgestone Group Global TQM Conference

Presentation of 16 examples of improvement activities selected from operating sites worldwide
Press Release

TOKYO, October 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Bridgestone Corporation today announced that it held the 10th Bridgestone Group Global Total Quality Management (TQM) Conference on September 20, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States. First held in 2010,*1 this annual conference serves as a forum for sharing examples of outstanding and innovative improvement activities from globally across the Bridgestone Group.

Scotiabank Supports Employee Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

Scotiabank adds two additional paid personal days for all eligible Canadian employees ahead of World Mental Health Day
Press Release

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Scotiabank is adding two additional paid personal days for eligible Canadian employees in support of mental health and broader wellbeing.

"Our people are our most important asset, and their wellbeing is a top priority for Scotiabank," says Barbara Mason, Chief Human Resources Officer. "We strongly believe that by offering employees greater flexibility to take time off to achieve greater work-life balance, our employee population will be healthier and happier, and therefore enabled to perform at their very best."

Tetra Tech Recognizes Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019: #BeCyberSmart

Staying cyber safe and keeping information secure at work and at home
Article

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Tetra Tech is proud to be a cybersecurity champion and support this important online safety and education initiative. The cybersecurity and digital privacy of our employees and customers is vital to our operations. We invite you to #BeCyberSmart today and every day by joining us throughout October as we share proactive ways to stay safe online to protect yourself, your business, and your family.

Climate Week NYC: 3M, HP Among Brands Using Their Might, Science to Protect Precious Resources

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HP, WWF partner to launch HP Sustainable Forests Cooperative

Today, at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit — also taking place in New York City this week — HP Inc. announced its next steps in creating a forest-positive future for printing with longstanding partner and conservation leader World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Weathering the Storm: A Testament to Domtar's Resilience During Hurricane Season

We cannot control the weather, but we can prepare for it.
Blog

We work to keep our employees and communities safe, protect our physical assets, and ensure our customers have the products they need. In the calm after the storm, we strive to restore normal operations as safely and quickly as possible, while working with local authorities and organizations to help our communities recover.

Domtar Promotes Healthy Living to Drive a Safer Work Environment

Blog

The connection between well-being and safety is a straight line. That is why Domtar’s well-being and safety initiatives go hand-in-hand in keeping our colleagues healthy and safe.

Our data and experience show that colleagues who are too tired to carry out their tasks properly or not feeling well because of stress and/or chronic health conditions, are more injury and accidentprone. They may also unintentionally place co-workers at risk. Having employees come to work physically, mentally and emotionally prepared can minimize these situations.

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