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New York Hilton Garden Inn Team Members Volunteer During Hilton Worldwide's Global Week of Service

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In honor of Hilton Worldwide’s first annual Global Week of Service, Hilton Garden Inn team members across the North Atlantic gathered at the Regional Food Bank of North Eastern New York to help nourish and nurture their community. On Tuesday, November 14, 50 team members sorted and organized food to feed their neighbors in Albany, Letham and 23 counties in Northeastern New York.

U.K. Recyclebank Communities Increase Recycling Levels Three Times Faster than National Average

DEFRA figures show national U.K. recycling rates slowing; Recyclebank boroughs buck trend
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NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ -  Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, announced this week that its England-based members’ recycling performance has grown by up to three times faster than this year’s national average, based on a report issed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the country’s equivalent to the United States’ EPA.

Hilton Worldwide Scores High Marks On Corporate Equality Index

Improvements in 2012 Increases Rating by 30 Points to 90
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McLean, Va., Nov. 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Hilton Worldwide announced today that it has scored 90 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2012 Corporate Equality Index, up 30 points from last year.

The additional points achieved by Hilton Worldwide were a result of three initiatives launched this year, including:

Scholarships Still Up for Grabs: Apply for a Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship

Students, apply now for $5,000 scholarships and matching $5,000 grants to hunger charity of choice
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The application period for Sodexo Foundation's national Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship program is still open; the company is actively seeking student applications for $5,000 scholarships until the December 5, 2012 deadline.

Webinar Recap: Planet Brands-Changing Behavior for Sustainable Social Good

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For the October edition of our Best Practice Network Webinar Series, we talked with David Willans, Director of Future Sustainability Communications at Futerra. David focused on how companies can drive consumer behavior by weaving sustainability into brands.

The President and CSR

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We don’t know (yet) who our President will be for the next four years. Leading up to today’s election there has been a lot of buzz about the positions each candidate holds on various hot-button issues like abortion, clean energy, healthcare, economic development…

MGM Resorts Named One of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality”, Earns Perfect Score for its LGBT Employee Policies and Benefits

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LAS VEGAS, Nov. 14, 2012 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), according to a prominent benchmarking organization, is among the nation’s leading companies for workplace equality based on its policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees.

Guest Post: From Desktop to Hardhat

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Many of us have attended workshops, been part of internal taskforces and other office based activities to identify, quantify and implement changes in the way we do business. We often leave motivated and ready to execute the next great leap only to find that weeks and months later little if anything has resulted from our efforts.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Recycling Pledge Inviting Businesses and Governments to Commit to 10% Increase in Workplace Recycling

Recycling at Work Initiative Launched on America Recycles Day (Nov. 15); Links to 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Commitment
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STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, is challenging corporate America and government to sign up for its Recycling at Work pledge.

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