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Darden Restaurants Scores 100 Percent on the Human Rights Campaign 2013 Corporate Equality Index

Only restaurant company among 252 businesses to earn perfect score
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ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 14, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Darden Restaurants announced today that the company scored 100 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for its business practices and policies toward its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. A record 252 businesses achieved the top rating of 100 percent, with Darden the only restaurant company among them.

Four MGM Resorts International Properties Awarded Highest Green Key Meetings Rating

Elite recognition in sustainable hotel operations
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LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Green Key Global, the largest international certification body evaluating sustainable hotel operations, has awarded the prestigious “5 Green Keys" rating to four MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) properties for its Green Key Meetings Program,  including Bellagio Resort & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino, Mandalay Bay Resort and MGM Grand Las Vegas. The four MGM resorts are the first in the United States to receive "5 Green Keys" for meetings, and among an elite group of only six total in North America.

Los Angeles Mayor and Hampton Team Members Volunteer During Hilton Worldwide’s Global Week of Service

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On Monday, November 12, approximately 30 Team Members, Owners and Management Representatives gathered alongside Vice President, Hampton Brand Culture, Gina Valenti and Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for the first Hampton Helps event during Hilton Worldwide’s Global Week of Service.

Hilton Worldwide CEO and Team Members Kick Off Global Week of Service at Global Headquarters in McLean, Virginia

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Today marked the official kick off of the inaugural Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service as Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer, Hilton Worldwide and more than 100 Team Members from the Global Headquarters in McLean, VA served children and families at the ACCA Child Development Center in Fairfax, VA.

Oxford Analytica and UN Global Compact to Collaborate on Corporate Sustainability Analysis

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OXFORD, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Oxford Analytica and the United Nations Global Compact have agreed to partner on integrating the macro and corporate dimensions of sustainability, in an effort to assist Global Compact participants and stakeholders in meeting the global sustainability challenge.

Through this new partnership, Oxford Analytica will act as a key information supplier for the UN Global Compact, providing analysis and thought leadership on the linkages between global economic, social and political trends and their impact on business.

Lands' End Teams with the American Red Cross to Send Nearly 9,000 Items to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Donation Includes over $600,000 Worth of Winter Coats, Boots and Blankets for Men, Women and Children
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DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Lands' End today announced plans to partner with the American Red Cross to donate nearly 9,000 winter weather items to the victims of Hurricane Sandy, with a retail value over $600,000. This afternoon, a team of Lands' End employees will load boxes of winter coats, boots and blankets into a 53-foot semi truck headed for the East Coast.

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Conagra Foods Makes "The Civic 50" Published In Bloomberg Businessweek And Businessweek.Com

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OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ – ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) was recognized as one of America’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50 ­survey – the first comprehensive ranking of S&P 500 corporations that best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. The survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, in partnership with Bloomberg LP.

Cabot Creamery Cooperative Announces October Reward Volunteers 2.0 Winners

App and Web Widget Allows Volunteers to Win Prizes for Serving Their Communities
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CABOT, Vt., November 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The top performers in the second round of Cabot Creamery Cooperative’s Reward Volunteers 2.0® have been announced, and the results are nothing short of inspiring. Their combined efforts, from September 27 through October 27, totaled 3,398 hours of volunteer work, benefiting 183 non-profit organizations across the United States.

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