Human Resources CSR News

AT&T Spends $15.5 Billion with Diverse Suppliers in 2013

Press Release

Dallas, Texas, April 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AT&T* spent $15.5 billion in 2013, or 28 percent of its total spend, with certified diverse suppliers – the highest percentage the company has ever achieved through its supplier diversity program. In 2012, AT&T spent $12.8 billion with diverse suppliers.

Rebuilding Together Announces Bob Keyes as Vice President of Finance and Operations

Press Release

Washington, D.C., April 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit with a vision of a safe and healthy home for every person, announced today that, following an extensive nationwide search, Bob Keyes has joined the team as its new Vice President of Finance and Operations. In this role, Keyes will oversee the finance, operations, information technology and human resource programs at Rebuilding Together.

Count Me In and Capital One Honor Successful Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Who Have Contributed to Economic Growth in Communities Nationwide

As More Veterans Choose an Entrepreneurial Path, Capital One and Count Me In Celebrate First Graduating Class of the Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC) Program
Press Release

McLean, Va., April 15, 2014 /3BL Media/Capital One Financial Corporation and Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence today announced that they will honor women veteran business owners from across the country who have successfully launched or grown their own businesses, generating new job opportunities and creating a ripple effect in economic growth in communities nationwide.

A Promise and a Plan

Blog

“Americans with intellectual and developmental disabilities historically have been shuttled far from society’s mainstream into segregated lives and workplace serfdom, earning wages as low as pennies per hour for the most repetitive and menial jobs.

Whirlpool Corporation Chairman & CEO Jeff Fettig Leading for the Greater Good

Fettig included as part of Profiles in Diversity Journal's Leadership in Action feature
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Whirlpool Corporation has always made integrity, teamwork, respect, diversity with inclusion and a spirit of winning our core enabler of our current and future success. I’m proud that our workplace policies and culture honors differences and provides an environment where the strengths of diverse thoughts, reflective of a diverse society, bring value to our business.
 

461 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Recover 89.1 Million Pounds of Organic and Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Rutgers University and United States Military Academy (West Point) are just two of the schools topping the rankings of the annual RecycleMania Tournament, which leverages campus spirit to increase recycling and waste reduction at colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada. All told, 461 schools participated this year representing more than 5.3 million students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada.

Happiness Matters: How A Software Company Prioritizes Culture

by Julie Fahnestock
Blog

(3BL Media and Justmeans)- An open vacation policy. Frisbee on the beach. Bowling outings. Volunteer days. Time to develop personal goals. And, oh yeah.  $500 a year to spend on professional development. No, this is not a piece about working for Google or Pixar. It’s a piece about intentional culture at Exygy, a 10-person, software design and build company based in San Francisco. One of Exygy’s software engineers, Justin Carboneau, deemed himself the ‘Chief Happiness Engineer.’ Of course, he is also a computer and technology wiz, as are the rest of his colleagues at Exygy.

Accomplishing the Extraordinary Through Volunteer Service

Blog

By: Tony Stamper, AVP, Network Operations based out of Chicago, Illinois. Tony is also the Chapter President of the AT&T Illinois Veterans, an independent organization of AT&T employees and retirees dedicated to serving the veteran/military community.

Our Commitment to Inclusion Once Again Recognized by HACR

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Another prestigious group has recognized AT&T for its diversity efforts.  The Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility (HACR) has given a nearly perfect rating of 95 out of 100 to AT&T on their Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) – the highest rating of any company surveyed.

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