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Where ‘Me Too’ Can Take Us

By: Lorna Donatone
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The “#MeToo” social media campaign is extraordinary and enlightening. Clearly, we all need to take seriously that so many women are posting and tweeting those two words to say that they, too, have been harassed or assaulted.

There have been many heartfelt examinations of the personal impact of harassment and worse these past weeks. Those consequences are devastating, but they are not isolated.

Standardized Maintenance & Supply Chain Innovation

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Through fleet automation, Republic Services’ One Fleet standardized vehicle maintenance program, conversion to compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks, and the use of renewable natural gas derived from organic waste, Republic has lowered our fossil fuel usage, which also reduces costs.

In fact, over the past four years, even as our business has grown by 11.5%, we’ve been able to hold our fleet fossil fuel usage to just 2.5%, which also results in reduced carbon impact.

We Prioritize Safety Above All Else

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Due to the nature of our industry, we prioritize safety above all else. An exemplary safety track record helps ensure that every employee returns home at the end of the day. It also helps us attract the best drivers and improves relationships with the communities we serve, while reducing costs.

Republic’s safety performance is 41% better than the industry average based on OSHA data.

'The More We Train, the Better We Get': How We Prepare for Emergencies

We've spent more than 65 years growing our network of reliable energy infrastructure across North America – and our commitment to safe operations knows no borders.
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We've spent more than 65 years growing our network of reliable energy infrastructure across North America – and our commitment to safe operations knows no borders.

Being prepared for the rare cases when something does go wrong with our pipelines or power generation facilities is part of that commitment. In 2016, we conducted 117 emergency drills and exercises across our network.

Statement by Rebuilding Together on the Damage Caused by Wildfires on the West Coast

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together, made the following statement regarding the damage caused by wildfires on the West Coast.

How Newmont Promotes an Ethical Culture

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As Newmont is a multinational business, fraud and corruption present significant risks to our reputation, license to operate and ability to grow.

To address these risks, we have strengthened our global ethics program to better maintain our commitment to integrity and our principles of governance. Over the past year, we expanded our team to include dedicated ethics and compliance managers in those countries where we operate that are at a higher risk of corruption, namely Ghana, Peru and Suriname, as well as Indonesia prior to the divestiture in late 2016 of the Batu Hijau mine.

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
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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.

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