Time Warner Cable's technical operations and construction teams used a drone to carry a vital fiber-optic line across a bridge that had been washed away by flood waters in San Marcos, Texas. This wasn't just any line: it was the main connection to Internet, video and cell tower service for more than 20,000 of our customers. Basically, it was difficult, if not impossible for these customers to stay connected to information and loved ones while the line was down. The crews had to get the line up - and fast.
As we close out the hectic springtime months and look towards a (slightly) calmer summer timetable, professionals across the sectors are hoping to use the extra time to reflect on their work, hone their strategies, and refine their approaches. This week’s scoop features a number of articles to help you do just that. The theme of the week is best practices: volunteer management best practices, employee engagement best practices, CSR job-searching best practices, and more. Check out what the field’s thought leaders are advising and share some of your own tips and tricks with us as well.
Tampa Bay, Fla., June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Approximately 100 volunteers gathered at Tampa Bay’s largest wetland restoration site on Saturday, May 16 to plant native salt marsh to restore critical marine habitats and filter pollutants, thanks to support from CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Tampa Bay Watch and the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD). School children and community allies planted Spartina alterniflora, commonly known as salt marsh cordgrass, along the Rock Ponds shoreline just north of Port Manatee.
Residents of Texas and Oklahoma have experienced destructive tornados and record setting rainfall that has led to flooding, deaths and missing persons. Many of us know individuals who have suffered losses because of these storms.
While we can never truly replace what is lost, we are working to help these communities pick themselves up and move forward. We understand how critical communication and information is during and after a natural disaster.
Cerca de nuestra mina Peñasquito se encuentra la comunidad de Palmas Grandes, donde seis mujeres madres de familia, apoyadas por la mina, decidieron salir más allá de su casa y realizar la apertura de una panadería que cambiará la calidad de vida de sus familias y de su comunidad. Nuestra visión: Juntos, Creando Valor Sustentable, nos permite llevar desarrollo a las comunidades donde vivimos y trabajamos, ejemplo de esto es la apertura de este proyecto productivo.
Auburn Hills, Mich., May 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Ram Truck and the FCA Foundation today announced the donation of $100,000 to the First Response Team of America, a disaster relief organization which is providing recovery and relief support to residents in flood-stricken central-Texas communities.
It doesn’t take a genius to figure this one out: raising employee awareness of a company’s corporate philanthropy programs is key to greater employee participation and program success. But it goes beyond that.