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Increasing Employee Volunteer Participation

Best Practices for Maximizing Engagement
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Employee volunteer programs are one of the very best ways to engage your employees. But how do you actually get your employees interested in joining your volunteer efforts? There are a number of ways to spread the word and maximize the number of employees who contribute to your collective volunteer programs.

 In this article, we offer up some tips and best practices, expanding on the following:

- Get the word out!

- Strike an emotional chord

- Make it fun -- get employees excited!

- Get to know your employees
 

Sodexo Recognized By ERE For Recruiting Strategy That Improves Business Outcomes Through Better Hires, Employee Retention, and Internal Sourcing

Press Release

May 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ERE honored Sodexo with the 2013 Recruiting Excellence Award for “Recruiting Department of the Year”. Sodexo was recognized for its industry leading talent strategies that deliver strong business results by ensuring the availability and readiness of top talent to support its growth.

Biogen Idec Joins the Diverse Cross-Section of Speakers for the August 21-22 Global Symposium

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The Sustainable Associate Director at Biogen Idec, Patrick Hoy, is one of the meticulously selected speakers for the inaurgual Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year.

Veterans Put Their Skills to Use at Cisco

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A group of veterans describes their experiences in transitioning from active military service to the Cisco workplace.

Read the article on Huffington Post ImpactX: From Combat Fatigues To Cyber Networks: Veterans For Hire

Steve Kooy, Global Sustainability Manager; Haworth Inc.

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This month we introduce you to Steve Kooy, Global Sustainability Manager at Haworth Inc., one of the members who helps make our network so unique.

Chrysler Group Named Among Top Workplaces for Native Americans and Alaska Natives

Summary: 
  • Company selected number ten in the inaugural Top 50 list developed by the editors of Winds of Change magazine
  • The list celebrates companies that support diversity in the workplace, especially for Native American Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) professionals
  • Chrysler Group is the only domestic automaker to be included on the list
Press Release
  • Company selected number ten in the inaugural Top 50 list developed by the editors of Winds of Change magazine
  • The list celebrates companies that support diversity in the workplace, especially for Native American Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) professionals
  • Chrysler Group is the only domestic automaker to be included on the list

Global Industry Leaders Unite for Conflict Minerals Compliance

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The Conflict Minerals Consortium presents the inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

This invitation-only event will convene a diverse cross-section of attendees to share their practical experience, insights, and vision for achieving conflict-free sourcing practices globally with the implementation of effective regulations.

CVS Caremark to Participate in White House Effort to Hire Veterans and Military Spouses

Company commits to hiring veterans and military spouses as part of expanded "Joining Forces" initiative
Press Release

WOONSOCKET, R.I.April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) was among several national companies represented at an event hosted today by President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. 

American Cancer Society Announces Sponsors for Corporate Impact Conference

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The American Cancer Society is proud to announce the 2013 sponsors for the Corporate Impact Conference, to be held in Denver, Colorado on June 12-13, 2013.  

Presenting sponsors include: AGLA and US Bank.

Leadership sponsors include: Avis Budget Group, CoBiz Financial, Firstbank Holding Company, Wyndham worlwide, Banyan Communications, and Wellpoint.

IDH Electronics Program Expands

IDH Electronics program reaches 5 brands and 30 participating suppliers in China
Press Release

April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The IDH program for electronics was launched in 2012, and is part of a broad ranging initiative supported by the Dutch government and private sector partners to drive improvements in sustainable trade globally (Link). The scope of the sustainable trade initiative currently covers 18 sectors, ranging from tropical timber to tourism.

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