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Mars Wins Gallup Great Workplace Award

We’re proud to announce that Mars, Incorporated has been named a recipient of the prestigious 2013 Gallup Great Workplace Award.
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The annual award honors organizations whose Associate engagement results demonstrate they have one of the most productive and engaged workforces in the world.

Mars Poland receives a Golden Leaf Award for CSR

Mars Poland has received a CSR Golden Leaf award for the second year in a row from one of the country’s largest opinion Magazines, Polityka’s.
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The Golden leaf is awarded to companies where corporate social responsibility is a key element of their business strategy. These companies have demonstrated they have a CSR or sustainability strategy and act according to ethical guidelines.

2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: A Clear Business Case for CSR

t the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café” sessions with our client attendees.
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At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café”sessions with our client attendees. 

Honey Bee Health Video

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Farmers are facing the challenge of providing more food for a growing population. As a company focused on sustainable agriculture, we recognize the importance of bees to both our business and growers. We are committed to supporting honey bee health and researching solutions for the complex challenges facing honey bees, an important ecosystem service provider and natural pollinator.

GE Mobilizes 500 Volunteers and Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Developing Health Program in Detroit

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More than 500 local General Electric (NYSE: GE) employees are volunteering their time to help take on some of today’s toughest challenges − healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured, education and aiding in the makeover of the Motor City − during the 3rd Annual GE Community Day across the Detroit area.

During this single day of caring, GE volunteers will:

Companies Gather to Discuss How They Can Help the American Cancer Society Finish the Fight Against Cancer

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The American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference addresses the impact of cancer on today's employers by providing leaders involved in corporate community initiatives, wellness programs or health benefit design, and marketing with engaging and actionable information. Check out this video to see what the attendees had to say abou their experience at the two-day event. 

I Saw the Face of Death Today: A first-person account from South Africa

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Guest blog from Rob Friedman, senior director of executive communications at Lilly. Rob describes his first-hand encounter with people afflicted with tuberculosis in poverty-stricken areas of South Africa. This is the first of two blogs underscoring the importance of our corporate responsibility efforts alongside partners in economically challenged areas of the world.

I saw the face of death today.

A Great Night and a New Video: the Project HOPE Gala

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Tuesday evening I had the honor to attend the Project HOPE Gala in New York City, of which Lilly was a key sponsor. The event brought together supporters of this great organization to honor the achievements of Project HOPE and its phenomenal volunteers, and, yes, to raise money to continue its critical mission.

Painting Vine (RED) for AIDS Relief

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Even the most popular and successful awareness campaigns can sometimes grow stale over time. What can organizations do to reinvigorate massive social impact campaigns? One nonprofit behemoth has taken to social media, showing it can be both agile and timely, breaking world records and showing impact in turn.

Human Rights Disasters Cause Youth Outcry

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Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

In an unprecedented ballad of traditional song, instruments and rap, Mr. Armstrong uses his musical talents as a world-class instrumentalist, singer and songwriter to say "enough".

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