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Workplace, Meet WELL: Enhancing the Employee Experience Through Healthy Buildings

by Karen Quintana
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Human resource professionals see firsthand the benefits of promoting health and wellness in the workplace. As people, we spend about 90 percent of our time indoors, and a lot of that time is spent at work. HR departments are always experimenting with new approaches to enhance employee health and wellness, and now, leading research is demonstrating how better buildings can help make people more productive, reduce absenteeism and create more enjoyable, healthful work environments.

National Mining Association Independently Certifies Freeport-McMoRan to CORESafety System

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November 17, 2017 - The CORESafety certification demonstrates Freeport-McMoRan’s commitement to their philosophy of Safe Production, which is demonstrated by the integration of health and safety practices in all aspects of their operational activities.

CSX Supports National Rail Safety Week, Partners With Baltimore Youth to Improve Rail Safety

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Communicating the critical importance of exercising caution around railroad tracks isn’t always an easy task – especially when you’re trying to reach teens and young adults. Beginning in 2014, CSX railroad decided to pursue an innovative, new approach to reach this target audience: communicating directly through their peers.

Global Health Corporate Champions Have Openings Available for February Cohort

Employees from the Leading Corporations are Teaming up to Improve Health in Rwanda
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The third cohort for Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), an activity of USAID’s Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II, is filling up as corporate volunteers prepare to travel to Rwanda in February, aiming to make a difference in local organizations in order to improve community health. A few slots remain.

Caterpillar | Improving Safety Through Culture

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With over 1,000 employees across three shifts, injuries have been significantly reduced at Solar Turbines’ Turbomachinery Operations in Southern California.

Read more to learn how Solar Turbines implemented safety initiatives and decreased their recordable injuries from 248 in 1991 to zero in 2014.

When It Comes to Food Safety, It’s All About Education

By: Brigette Philpot
Blog

For those of us in food service, safety is the number one priority. Yes, we also love to serve healthy, delicious and creative cuisine. But when it comes right down to it: we have to start with safety.

In fact, food safety is so important that the month of September is Food Safety Month, an important time to re-focus on everything we do to keep employees and customers safe from foodborne illnesses.

CSX Promotes Safety Near Railroad Tracks Through ‘Rail Safety Week’

Unprecedented public-safety initiative delivers critical, life-saving information to drivers, pedestrians, schools, and rail passengers
Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., September 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Safety is CSX’s highest priority, and this week the railroad is partnering with the non-profit Operation Lifesaver, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), other freight railroads, Amtrak, commuter rail-service providers, customers and law enforcement agencies across its 23-state network to raise awareness about how to be safe around railroad tracks. Through public events, informational displays and social media messages during the week of Sept.

Aurora Organic Dairy’s 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report Demonstrates Its Passion for Organic, and How Its Commitment to Animals, People and the Planet Drives Its Cow-to-Carton Model

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With its support of more than 75,000 acres of organic farmland operated by 100 independent farmers, and 12,000 organic pasture acres surrounding its dairy farms, the leading producer of organic milk for store brand retailers has the scale to positively impact more animals, people and the environment with its keen focus on animal welfare, employee care and environmental stewardship.

Aurora Organic Dairy today announced its progress toward corporate citizenship goals. As of the end of 2016, the Company was on track to surpass several of its five-year goals, established in 2012.

Duke Energy Named to Top Sustainability Index for 12th Straight Year

Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Continuing to build on a smarter and more sustainable energy future, Duke Energy today was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 12th consecutive year.

In the electric utility sector, 17 North American companies were evaluated for the index, and five were selected.

Republic Services Advances its Sustainability Commitments

Latest sustainability report reflects important milestones toward company goals and notable recognition for sustainability achievements
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PHOENIX, August 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) released today its latest Sustainability Report highlighting many of its most recent achievements. The report represents the Company’s commitment to provide regular reporting on the advancement of its sustainability initiatives.

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