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MGM Resorts International Achieves Spot on Prominent List of “Best Companies for Diversity” for Eighth Year

MGM Resorts is the only gaming company, and the only company in Nevada, to be named
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LAS VEGAS, January 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For the eighth year, Black Enterprise (BE) magazine has named MGM Resorts International one of the "40 Best Companies for Diversity" in the U.S. for its diversity and inclusion practices. MGM Resorts is the only company in the gaming industry, and the only company in Nevada, to be named to the magazine’s list this year.

MGM Resorts International Achieves Spot on Prominent List of “Best Companies for Diversity” for Eighth Year

MGM Resorts is the only gaming company, and the only company in Nevada, to be named
Press Release

LAS VEGAS, January 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For the eighth year, Black Enterprise (BE) magazine has named MGM Resorts International one of the "40 Best Companies for Diversity" in the U.S. for its diversity and inclusion practices. MGM Resorts is the only company in the gaming industry, and the only company in Nevada, to be named to the magazine’s list this year.

Diversity & Inclusion: Phyllis James Named Among Most Influential US Business Women | December 2014 CSR Newsletter

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MGM Resorts own Executive Vice President Special Counsel-Litigation and Chief Diversity Officer has been named to an elite list of the top influential women in corporate America by Savoy Magazine.

Phyllis James is on the list that includes Ursula Burns, Chairperson and CEO of Xerox; Rosalind G. Brewer, President and CEO of Sam's Club and Wal-Mart Stores; and Carla Harris, Vice Chair of Global Wealth Management for Morgan Stanley, among many others.

Major Leaguers Provide Resources to Help Eliminate Malnutrition in Dominican Republic

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In 2008, more than one in 20 children under five years of age were dying from preventable causes in the province of Barahona, located in the western region of the Dominican Republic near the Haitian border. 

As inconceivable as this sounds, it was true. Extreme poverty and the lack of basic medicines, health and nutrition services were resulting in children dying from malnutrition, pneumonia, and dehydration caused by diarrhea. 

MGM Resorts International Presents the 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade in Las Vegas

Thousands Expected to Celebrate at one of the Nation’s Largest Annual Parades Honoring Dr. King
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Las Vegas, Jan. 9th, 2015 /3BL Media/ – MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) will return as the presenting sponsor of the 33rd  Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade to be held on Monday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. in downtown Las Vegas.

Hailed as one of the nation's most popular annual parades celebrating the ideals and life of Dr. King, thousands are expected to line the Fourth Street parade route to commemorate Dr. King's legacy of promoting equal and human rights. The theme for this year’s parade is “Living the Dream: Where Do We Go From Here?”.

Source Intelligence: "The LinkedIn" of Supply Chain -- Connecting Suppliers & Enabling Transparency

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From Alstom: Six reasons why non-U.S. companies dominate the FCPA top ten list

The FCPA Blog. The current list of the ten biggest FCPA cases includes only two U.S.-based companies -- KBR at number three and Alcoa at number six. The rest are non-U.S. companies. 

1 Million Steps to a Greener World

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Use a programmable thermostat. Actually read your water bill. Keep plants in your work station. Visit a farmers market in your area.

Meet Greg Creed

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Greg Creed is Yum! Brands new Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Board. He leads Yum!’s overarching strategies, structure, people development and culture that will drive sales and profitability at all of the Company’s businesses worldwide. He has more than 30 years of extensive experience in marketing and operations with leading packaged goods and restaurant brands including 20 years at Yum!. Previously, Creed was head of Taco Bell and was responsible for driving overall brand strategy and performance of the business in the U.S. and internationally.

Investing in Employee Volunteer & Skills Giving Programs is Good Business Sense

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By Sarah Ford

What if I told you that having an employee volunteer program could potentially save you money – say $1,000 to $6,000 per employee. Would you start one?  Or if you have one, would you take it more seriously? 

[Video] Whirlpool's Data Collection Win

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Far too often the process of gathering, sorting, and updating data for individual reports can take so much time there is little left for any value-added activities. Unstructured data seemingly comes from everywhere—spreadsheets sent as attachments with comments threaded through email chains and word processing documents printed and left on desks. 

How do companies tackle this barrage of data for any given reporting cycle and expect to have any time for a thorough analysis of what is being reported?

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