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BNSF Helps the USO Support Transitioning Veterans with a Landmark Donation

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Job searches are never easy. The task can be even more daunting for veterans looking to land their first civilian position.

That’s where the USO and supporters like the BNSF Railway Foundation step in.

Grupo Financiero Banorte Signed the Women's Empowerment Principles, a UN Women and UN Global Compact's Initiative

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  • We signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles with the objective of becoming a leader in gender equality in Mexico's financial sector, mentioned Alejandro Valenzuela, Banorte's CEO.
  • In Banorte we reiterate our commitment to Mexican women, and we invite other companies to join and commit to this initiative, said Mayra Hernández, Banorte's Executive Director of Social Responsibility, at the Annual Summit of the Global Compact in Mexico.

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  • We signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles with the objective of becoming a leader in gender equality in Mexico's financial sector, mentioned Alejandro Valenzuela, Banorte's CEO.
  • In Banorte we reiterate our commitment to Mexican women, and we invite other companies to join and commit to this initiative, said Mayra Hernández, Banorte's Executive Director of Social Responsibility, at the Annual Summit of the Global Compact in Mexico.

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Indigo Turtles Finally Reach Out to the Sea!

Mission is completed! See the baby sea turtles...
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In search of the blue finished with a great happy ending as the baby sea turtles hatched. Now the turtles are feeling stronger than ever with the partnership of EKAD (Ecological Research Society), OrtaBlu and Mavi Jeans!

 

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In search of the blue finished with a great happy ending as the baby sea turtles hatched. Now the turtles are feeling stronger than ever with the partnership of EKAD (Ecological Research Society), OrtaBlu and Mavi Jeans!

 

From Boots to Business: American Legion Helps Heroes Make the Transition

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Jonathan Serrie from Fox News recently did a story from the American Legion’s 96th National Convention (Aug. 26, 2014), talking about what the organization is doing to help veterans ease their transition to civilian life. During the convention, veterans participated in a job fair and workshops.

Grupo Financiero Banorte firmó los 7 Principios para el Empoderamiento de las Mujeres, iniciativa de ONU Mujeres y del Pacto Mundial de las Naciones Unidas

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  • Firmamos los Principios para el Empoderamiento de las Mujeres de las Naciones Unidas con el objetivo de convertirnos en un líder en la igualdad de género en el sector financiero de México, señaló Alejandro Valenzuela, Director General de Banorte.
  • En Banorte reiteramos nuestro compromiso con la mujer mexicana, e invitamos a otras empresas a sumarse y comprometerse con esta iniciativa, dijo Mayra Hernández, Directora Ejecutiva de Responsabilidad Social de Banorte, al participar en el Encuentro Anual del Pacto Mundial en México.

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  • Firmamos los Principios para el Empoderamiento de las Mujeres de las Naciones Unidas con el objetivo de convertirnos en un líder en la igualdad de género en el sector financiero de México, señaló Alejandro Valenzuela, Director General de Banorte.
  • En Banorte reiteramos nuestro compromiso con la mujer mexicana, e invitamos a otras empresas a sumarse y comprometerse con esta iniciativa, dijo Mayra Hernández, Directora Ejecutiva de Responsabilidad Social de Banorte, al participar en el Encuentro Anual del Pacto Mundial en México.

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From the Source: Congo May Be Closer Than You Think

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Six degrees of seperation? For conflict minerals requirements, Congo may be closer than you think

Inside Counsel. U.S. economic sanctions, for years relatively stable in their targeting of the “usual suspects,” state sponsors of terrorism and shadowy drug traffickers have gone into overdrive of late. 

Symantec Welcomes New Corporate Responsibility Manager for the EMEA Region, Louise Hanlon

By Louise Hanlon, Symantec's Corporate Responsibility Manager - EMEA
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From climate change to cyber security to employee diversity, corporate responsibility (CR) and sustainability touches every aspect of Symantec’s business. We’ve defined our strategy and are continually working towards our goals to operate as a responsible global citizen. In addition to our dedicated global corporate responsibility team, every day Symantec employees across the world are helping us deliver on this, creating value for both our business and our stakeholders.

Symantec Cyber Career Connection: NPower Partner Breakfast; YearUp Baltimore Classes Begin

By Marian Merritt, Symantec's Director, Cyber Education and Online Safety Programs
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It's one thing to plan and fund a program, yet another to see it come to fruition.

I want to share with you some big updates from two of the pilot sites: New York (Brooklyn) and Baltimore. 

New York pilot: 

Pivot Launches On Philo’s Live Streaming TV Service

Campuses Across the Country Will Have Access to @Pivot_TV’s Critically Acclaimed Programming via @WatchPhilo
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New York, NY, August 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Participant Media’s television network Pivot announced today that it is launching on Philo, bringing its diverse and unique slate of programming to campuses across the United States.

AECOM Blog — YALI Reflections: Three ideas to help sustain Africa

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As part of AECOM's sponsorship of more than 20 Fellows in the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), a program originated by U.S. President Barack Obama, AECOM Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Lawrence mentored the group on sustainability.

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