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Troy-Bilt® and Keep America Beautiful Announce Taking Root® Gardening Grant Recipients

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STAMFORD, CT, May 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the past two months, five affiliates from Keep America Beautiful (KAB) have been competing for a total of $25,000 in grants in Taking Root™, a gardening grant program from Troy-Bilt® and KAB.

A History of Inclusion and Innovation: AT&T Receives 2014 GLSEN Respect Award

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By Scott Sapperstein, Executive Director, AT&T Public Affairs

At the 2014 GLSEN Respect Awards in New York City, I had the great honor of accepting GLSEN’s Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion Award on behalf of AT&T. The award reflects AT&T’s long-standing commitment to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) community, and to diversity and inclusion as a whole. 

WVEC Small Business Competition Announces Women Veteran Entrepreneur Awardees

Select Entrepreneurs to Participate in Business Accelerator Program Aimed to Help Grow their Businesses and Strengthen Their Local Economies
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New York City, NY, May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Select women veteran entrepreneurs have been chosen as Awardees of the Women Veteran Entrepreneur (WVEC) small business competition for women organized by Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs.

Marcone Works to Curb Military Spouse Unemployment with MSCCN

Marcone Supply is actively hiring "trailing spouses" all over the U.S. through a strategic partnership with MSCCN.
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Military spouse unemployment is consistently above 20 percent, but many individuals and organizations are working to reduce that number. In 2010, CEO Jim Souers signed up Marcone as a flagship member of the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network, part of Michelle Obama's Joining Forces initiative. Since that time, the company has been hiring—and retaining—husbands and wives of service members. 

Read more about Marcone's MSCCN partnership.

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Military spouse unemployment is consistently above 20 percent, but many individuals and organizations are working to reduce that number. In 2010, CEO Jim Souers signed up Marcone as a flagship member of the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network, part of Michelle Obama's Joining Forces initiative. Since that time, the company has been hiring—and retaining—husbands and wives of service members. 

Read more about Marcone's MSCCN partnership.

Caesars Foundation: The Will to do Wonders Around the World

Foundation releases 2013 brochure
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Caesars Foundation’s Will to do Wonders is working wonders each day, in cities and in towns throughout the U.S. and globally. Caesars Foundation focuses on HELPING OLDER INDIVIDUALS LIVE LONGER, HEALTHIER, MORE FULFILLING LIVES at every stage of the aging process. We are also committed to marshaling our financial resources, and the commitment of our colleagues, to PROMOTE A MORE SUSTAINABLE WORLD. Finally, Caesars Foundation is committed to STRENGTHENING THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL LIFE of dozens of communities where Caesars Entertainment operates.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announces $100 Million Commitment to Support Detroit's Economic Recovery

Long-term investment will focus on Detroit’s community development, blight mitigation, job skills training, small business promotion and other economic growth initiatives
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Detroit, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. unveiled today a $100 million, five-year commitment to support and accelerate Detroit’s economic recovery and strengthen its communities. This long-term investment is the Firm’s largest commitment to a city and among the largest corporate commitments to Detroit. It builds upon the Firm’s deep roots as one of Michigan’s leading financial services providers and corporate citizens. 

Not Much Time? Here's Sustainability@Volkswagen at a Glance!

Summary of the 2013 Sustainability Report
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Prepared for the future. That's how we operate. As one of the world's biggest automakers, the Volkswagen Group bears a special responsibility for tomorrow. Our strategy reconciles growth with environmental protection and our responsibility for our employees and for society. Profitability, fascination and sustainability are the core elements of our Group goals for 2018. Achieving these goals calls for a responsible, long-term management approach that creates value for the Company and for society.

What Skills are Needed for Tomorrow's IT Workforce?

Join the conversation on May 21 during the live 24-hour Global Tweet Chat starting at 6 a.m. ET.
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The growth of people, process, data, and things on the Internet is transforming how we work. Tomorrow’s workforce must be technology-minded to help businesses take advantage of these increased connections.

Employers – what skills do you want future hires to have? 
Students – how are you preparing to succeed in tomorrow’s workforce?
Educators – how are you training and inspiring students to be IT-ready?

We want to hear from you! Make sure you use #TechTalent in your tweets to be part of the conversation.

Employee Engagement Incentives and Results

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At what point should companies expect to see employee engagement levels increase and what incentives work best to achieve successful results?

Technology that Helps Humanity

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This article was originally published on Cisco’s internal employee news site, Cisco Employee Connection. 

The Internet of Everything is beginning to transform every aspect of our lives. Can we still change this world for the better by connecting people, data, process and things?

Corporate Affairs SVP Tae Yoo says, “More than ever.”

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