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Tetra Tech Wins Two Awards in the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge

Taking small, concrete actions to achieve big sustainability improvements
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Tetra Tech was among the top winners honored at the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge (SPC) Finale and Awards Ceremony on March 21, 2019. The purpose of SPC is to increase sustainability practices by Pittsburgh businesses across seven major categories: social equity, energy, water, materials management, transportation, air quality, and engagement. More than 100 employers in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, region participated in the challenge and were evaluated on 2,209 sustainability actions over a 13-month period that began in January 2018.

Home Cooking With Love Has Special Meaning for Chef Roshara Sanders and Whirlpool

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When someone says the phrase, Home Cooking with Love, those words can have a variety of meanings. While food provides nourishment for the body, cooking can provide nourishment for the soul. A dish, recipe or meal can be a lovely way to connect friends, family or anyone around the table.

Webinar: Engage Your Employees by Instilling Purpose in Your Workplace Culture

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Today’s workforce is looking for more than just a paycheck; they’re looking for purpose. Employees want their companies to stand for something. Corporate volunteering programs allow companies to put their purpose into action while improving employee engagement and retention.

Realized Worth’s Angela Parker and Salesforce.org’s Brandolon Barnett will explore how and why implementing a volunteering program makes the biggest impact on employee engagement.

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Lockheed Martin and Lake Nona Students Partnered on Top-Secret Project

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ORLANDO, Fla., April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, surprised students today at Lake Nona High School with a top-secret STEM mission creating a prototype aircraft that could serve in a humanitarian aid mission.

Lockheed Martin engineers were on hand to help students complete the challenge. Orange County Schools Superintendent Barbara Jenkins also attended the event.

CECP Releases Investing in Society PDF to Complement Website Edition

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CECP created Investing in Society to capture the sum of social investments and impact made by businesses around the world. The new all-digital and interactive report, launched in July 2018 and updated in December 2018, covers the five focus areas of Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies.

LA Kings Team Up With SoCalGas for Habitat for Humanity Build at L.A. LIVE

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AEG’s LA Kings recently partnered with SoCalGas to build four playhouses to benefit Habitat for Humanity Los Angeles (Habitat LA) at L.A. LIVE on Friday, March 29. Employee volunteers from both organizations constructed and painted the fully functional playhouses which will be donated to Habitat LA partner families and ReStores, in addition to other local non-profit organizations that benefit children.

The Right to Wind in Your Hair

Celebrating Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan
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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to those in need. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, volunteering makes our company a better place to work, and employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they give back to.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan, Corporate Counsel, based in our Singapore office.

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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to those in need. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, volunteering makes our company a better place to work, and employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they give back to.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan, Corporate Counsel, based in our Singapore office.

AEG Partners With Pasadena Unified School District to Host Job Shadow for John Muir High School Students

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AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, welcomed 40 students from John Muir High School in Pasadena to its global headquarters in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, March 29 for a Job Shadow Day and behind-the-scenes look at various aspects of live-event entertainment.

Cerro Negro Ignites the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Perito Moreno

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In this series, we introduce you to the winners of Goldcorp’s Global Excellence Awards 2019.  The Awards were launched in 2014 and are held every year to celebrate excellence and recognize achievements and successes made by individuals and teams across our organization who are thinking innovatively, finding ways to improve our business and supporting our vision of Together, Creating Sustainable Value.

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