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APIASF Receives $3 Million Wells Fargo Award to Boost College Success for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students

New Grant Program to Double Scholarships for HS & College Students, Increase Education Opportunities for AAPI Community
Press Release

Washington, D.C., June 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)—the nation's largest nonprofit provider of college scholarships for Asian American and Pacific Islander students (AAPI)—announced today a new, three-year grant totaling $3 million from Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC). APIASF President & Executive Director Neil Horikoshi accepted the award during the 2014 APIASF Higher Education Summit held yesterday at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Fox and GLAAD Host Panel on LGBT Representations in Media

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At a panel discussion on the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles last week, Fox talent and executives came together with senior leadership from GLAAD for a candid conversation about the representations of the LGBT community in the media. The panel was organized by GLAAD and FOX Audience Strategy, a cross-divisional group promoting diverse voices throughout 21st Century Fox entertainment businesses.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Local Hiring and Skills Development

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The natural resources that Freeport-McMoRan produces are essential to the world's economies. As population growth and urbanization continue to accelerate, Freeport-McMoRan’s products are critical to a rising standard of living on a global scale. The foundation of Freeport-McMoRan’s plans for production growth and resource expansions includes their commitment to join with stakeholders in working toward sustainable development.

Freeport-McMoRan makes concerted efforts to hire locally.

New Report Details How Businesses Impact Disaster Response

Changing the Game Features More Than 25 Business Case Studies
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Businesses have a vital role to play in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Changing the Game: How Business Innovations Reduce the Impact of Disasters, explores how businesses have reduced the impact of disasters around the world.

Achieving Triple Impact

One-Day Workshop Examines Global Pro Bono Effects on European Marketplace
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global is proud to announce Achieving Triple Impact, an action-packed interactive workshop hosted by SAP, PYXERA Global, and, UPJ, in Berlin, Germany on September 25, 2014.  Achieving Triple Impact will bring together European corporations to explore how investment in global pro bono volunteering can enhance employee engageme

Yum! India Growth Plans Focus on Belief in All People

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Yum! India expects to add 15,000 team members by the end of 2015. And Company leaders hope many of them will share a common trait—they will be women.

Chief People Officer Sanchita Singh said the division's plan to grow from 301 to 500 restaurants presented a tremendous opportunity to increase its number of female team members, who currently account for 30 percent of restaurant staff. "We believe that diversity plays a critical role to the long-term success of the business and a diverse workforce makes for a stronger, more open organization," said Singh.

Promoting Talent Because People Matter Most

Volkswagen's Take on Excellence, Success, and Involvement
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This is the 6th part of a series on highlights from the brand-new Volkswagen Group Sustainability Report 2013 - the summary of our efforts to strike a balance between resource efficiency, economic stability, and social responsibility.

Excellence. Success. Involvement. This is what matters to us. The Volkswagen Group, its brands and its companies are moving steadily closer to the goal of being a top global employer, thanks not least to their outstanding record on employment, participation and qualification.

Successfully tackling the current and future challenges facing the Volkswagen Group depends on all our employees – from apprentices right up to top managers – consistently turning in an outstanding performance to ensure that our innovation and product quality remain at the very highest level in the long term. That means recruiting talent and promoting skills, health and commitment. But it also means enabling our employees to play their part in building our success – and share in it. And it’s how we plan to achieve our goal of becoming the most attractive employer in the automobile industry by 2018.

Read on – or go directly to the new Volkswagen Group Sustainability Report

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This is the 6th part of a series on highlights from the brand-new Volkswagen Group Sustainability Report 2013 - the summary of our efforts to strike a balance between resource efficiency, economic stability, and social responsibility.

Excellence. Success. Involvement. This is what matters to us. The Volkswagen Group, its brands and its companies are moving steadily closer to the goal of being a top global employer, thanks not least to their outstanding record on employment, participation and qualification.

Successfully tackling the current and future challenges facing the Volkswagen Group depends on all our employees – from apprentices right up to top managers – consistently turning in an outstanding performance to ensure that our innovation and product quality remain at the very highest level in the long term. That means recruiting talent and promoting skills, health and commitment. But it also means enabling our employees to play their part in building our success – and share in it. And it’s how we plan to achieve our goal of becoming the most attractive employer in the automobile industry by 2018.

Read on – or go directly to the new Volkswagen Group Sustainability Report

Toyota Appoints Michael Rouse to Toyota U.S.A. Foundation President

Toyota places over three decades of experience behind its commitment to community
Press Release

TORRANCE, Calif., July 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Toyota U.S.A. Foundation has a new leader. Longtime Toyota veteran and community activist Michael Rouse, who currently serves as vice president of diversity, philanthropy and community affairs is now president of the Foundation. Rouse assumes this new role in addition to his current responsibilities.

The Toyota U.S.A.

125 Years of Shared Value – A Report on Avista’s Operations

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A lot of things can change in 125 years, but Avista’s commitment to innovation, collaboration and providing safe reliable power is as consistent today as it was in 1889. With the launch of our sixth annual report on our operations – 125 Years of Shared Value – our stakeholders can see how the work we do today and our legacy of delivering shared value remains a core component of our operations.

Operation Hire: A 100-day Veteran Hiring Challenge

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There’s no argument that supporting veteran employment is a great idea - not only are there benefits to employers, but it’s only just that veterans transition back to a supportive culture - one that helps them transition to a civilian lifestyle. Employment is pivotal in making that successful. Dozens of job boards, resources, and services have been created for the sole purpose of helping this happen, yet the news continues to report on the challenges our veterans are facing in finding meaningful employment.

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