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Brown-Forman Recognized as Best for Vets: Employers 2018 List

Selection focuses on corporate culture and policy that caters to vets
Press Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Brown-Forman was named one of the best employers for veterans by Military Times, the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. This is Brown-Forman Corporation’s second year making the “Best for Vets: Employers” list in the ranking’s nine year history.

Sodexo Names Brett Ladd As New CEO of Government for North America

Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, today announced that Brett Ladd will serve as the new CEO of the Government for North America and will be a member of Sodexo’s North America Regional Leadership Committee. Previously, Ladd led growth and client retention initiatives as Senior Vice President of Sales for Government North America.

The UPS Foundation Awards Over $10M in Grants to Advance Diversity & Inclusion Around the World

Creates network of partners to launch the UPS Women Exporter Program which will provide capacity, expertise and funding to women entrepreneurs
Press Release

ATLANTA, July 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE:UPS), announced it will award over $10 million in grants to advance diversity and inclusion programs this year. The grants will be awarded to 44 different organizations. They will help support programs focused on economic empowerment, education/scholarships, work training, and social and gender equality.

Duke Energy Receives Highest Honor From the U.S. Department of Defense for Its Support of National Guard and Reserve Employees

Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced that it has received the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the U.S. Department of Defense gives to companies for their outstanding support for employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

The award is presented annually by the Secretary of Defense, and Duke Energy was one of only 15 companies nationwide to be selected out of more than 2,300 nominations.

Comcast NBCUniversal Releases 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal released its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report today. It covers the following seven themes:

Sears, Rebuilding Together Join for Annual Heroes at Home Program

Celebrated program aims to raise funds and take care of home rebuilds for military families in need
Press Release

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., June 21, 2018  /3BL Media/ – For the 11th year in a row, Sears and Rebuilding Together have teamed to launch the Heroes at Home initiative, which benefits veterans and their families through fundraising and critical home repair nationwide.

Astellas Supports the 2018 Warrior Games

Blog

For the second consecutive year, Astellas employees used the company’s Volunteer Time Off program to volunteer at the 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games where Astellas also supported the event by providing meals for the athletes. More than 50 employees, family and friends gathered at the U.S.

3 Things Veterans Should Look for in a Civilian Employer

At Nestlé, we’ve found three things that are essential to helping veterans thrive. No matter where you end up, here’s what to look for during your transition process.
Blog

By Jon Salmons, Vice President, Recruiting — Nestlé USA

According to a survey conducted by Prudential Financial and IAVA, three in five veterans worried about “how to translate their military skills to a business environment.” The survey also found that “veterans are most concerned about finding a job that is meaningful to them.”

Wells Fargo Awards $300,000 in Grants for Veteran Housing Efforts

VeteranWINS® grant program addresses veteran homelessness and sustainable housing
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/– The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation today announced that its third annual VeteranWINS® grant program will donate $300,000 across nine nonprofits to address sustainable housing for military veterans.

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