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Becoming an Employer of "Choice"

Offering workplace giving and volunteering boosts employee autonomy and engagement.
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Thanks to today’s diverse and socially conscious workforce—and driven by the rise of Millennials—people are increasingly demanding more meaning and purpose in their workplace.

Six Reasons to Attend Opportunity Forward

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This year's Corporate Citizenship Conference, Opportunity Forward, will bring together business leaders across sectors to discuss how the business community – together with their partners – can take action in creating solutions that drive us forward.

Here are six reasons to register today for Opportunity Forward:

Clean Water in Cambodia

Kohler Asia Pacific worked with the Shinta Mani Foundation to bring clean water to Roka with the KOHLER Clarity water filtration system.
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For residents of the remote Cambodian village of Roka, the dry season means annual water shortages and the rainy season means flooded, impassable roadways. Even during the rainy season, the bountiful water supply isn't safe for drinking and cooking.

“How Will You … End Littering?” Video Contest Launches for Second Year

Keep America Beautiful Opens Contest for Students in Grades 9-12 through Oct. 13
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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug.23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today launched its second annual effort to tap into the imagination and innovation of our nation’s youth to continue to advance its fight to End Littering in America.

Overcoming Barriers Together: The 2017 Warriors to Summits Team

Meet some of the members of the 2017 No Barriers Warriors to Summits team. The team recently completed their second training expedition together.
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Meet some of the members of the 2017 No Barriers Warriors to Summits team. The team recently completed their second training expedition together.

The 2017 No Barriers Warriors to Summits team is continuing to work together to overcome barriers. The team of veterans with disabilities completed their second expedition — climbing the Wind River Range in the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming — July 14-20.

Leadership Lessons Come from All Walks of Life at 2017 WLC

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Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, experienced manager or just embarking on a career path, there was a place for you at the 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC).

Hosted by The MGM Resorts Foundation and held at the MGM Grand Conference Center on August 7-8, the sold-out 11th Annual WLC was open to women (and men) of all ethnicities, professions and social backgrounds, locally and nationally.

Four Lessons for Companies Investing in Gender Equity

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Last month, we discussed the business case for gender equity and the growing momentum among corporations to create new value and capture untapped value by advancing gender equity through their core business. Companies can create shared value by advancing gender equity at 3 levels:

Women’s Leadership Conference Digs into Politics, Business and the Human Condition

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By: Erin Ryan

All we need is hope

And for that we have each other

And for that we have each other

We will rise

Opening the 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference, the young voices of the Musicology Academy blew the roof off the MGM Grand. They sang of struggle and triumph, prevailing themes of the testimony given by speakers and attendees of the two-day event. For the 11th year, it featured diverse thought leaders sharing professional and sometimes deeply personal revelations.

Ecocentricity Blog: Solar Physics

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In a sense, the Sun is just being generous. It already has enough energy to fuse atoms together over and over and over again, which just creates more energy that it is willing to share with us. Thank you, Sun!

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In a sense, the Sun is just being generous. It already has enough energy to fuse atoms together over and over and over again, which just creates more energy that it is willing to share with us. Thank you, Sun!

NYU Law Launches New Center to Help State AGs Fight Environmental Rollbacks

by Juliet Eilperin
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NYU School of Law will launch a new center, financed by Bloomberg Philanthropies, aimed at helping state attorneys general fight any federal moves to roll back renewable energy, environmental protections and climate policies.

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