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Scout’s Vision: Tiny Home for Homeless Veteran

As part of his pursuit of the Eagle Scout rank, Boy Scout Tim Maron led a two-year effort to build a tiny home for a homeless military veteran — a project realized with the help of Wells Fargo.
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Step by step, teenager Tim Maron’s vision of home for a homeless military veteran has become reality in a resurgent, small-town neighborhood once infested with drugs and crime.

Today, that neighborhood is known for its clean streets and renovated homes, thanks to a local nonprofit, and most recently a modest tiny house project led by Maron, 17, a Boy Scout and budding young community leader in eastern Pennsylvania.

Duke Energy Named to Black Enterprise’s “50 Best Companies for Diversity” list

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Black Enterprise Magazine has once again named Duke Energy to its “50 Best Companies for Diversity” list. The companies singled out for distinction demonstrated a significant commitment to diversity in four key areas: board of directors, employee base, senior management and supplier diversity.

The announcement reflects Duke Energy’s long-standing commitment to foster diversity in our workplace and communities, as well as with the suppliers and providers with whom we partner to serve our customers. Among the programs that Duke Energy offers to advance diversity and inclusion are:

Wells Fargo, Scholarship America Invite Veterans to Apply for Scholarships, Emergency Grants

Company committed $2 million over four years for veteran scholarship and emergency grant programs
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 7, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announced they are accepting applications for the 2019 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Programs. In 2016, Wells Fargo committed $2 million over a four-year period to fund the programs and assist veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities succeed in getting the education they need for careers they choose.

Lockheed Martin Top CSR & Sustainability Moments of 2018

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2018 was a big year for our customers and employees. As it comes to an end, we reflect on the missions, milestones and achievements.

Diversity and Inclusion is one of our biggest priorities. This year, we have been featured on the Best Companies for Diversity List by Black Enterprise, Indeed's Top Rated Workplaces for Veterans List and named one of 2018's Best Companies for Veterans by Monster.

Sands Cares Shows Continued Support for the Veterans Village Container Housing Project in Las Vegas

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As part of our commitment to our veterans and providing relief and finding solutions to end homelessness in Las Vegas, we continue to support Veterans Village and their housing project, The Village by Sands Cares. The new housing development will consist of ten fully transformed and furnished shipping container units for our veterans in downtown Las Vegas.

Turning Veterans into Cyber Warriors: Booz Allen and Expert Panel Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

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As organizations migrate more and more sensitive data to the cloud and work in general becomes increasingly tech-focused, the cybersecurity field has developed a talent supply problem. According to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study, “We are on pace to reach a cybersecurity workforce gap of 1.8 million by 2022, a 20 percent increase over the forecast made in the 2015.” 

Legg Mason Celebrates a Decade of Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting

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BALTIMORE, December 17, 2018 /3BL Media/– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) celebrates 10 years of connecting employees, communities and stakeholders with the publication of its annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. Encompassing corporate governance, diversity and inclusion, community engagement, employee benefits, and a multitude of related topics, the annual CSR report reflects the combined efforts and contributions of professionals within the firm and across all nine affiliate organizations.

Legg Mason Hosts Day of Understanding to Address Bias and Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Asset Management Community

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BALTIMORE, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) joins more than 150 organizations for the “Day of Understanding” hosted by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusionto address bias and increase understanding in the workplace and beyond.

Legg Mason will engage its employees in an open conversation to drive greater understanding and an appreciation of differences.

National Diversity Council and Southwest Airlines Join Forces to Improve Workplace Diversity

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HOUSTON, December 4, 2018 /3BL Media/- The National Diversity Council and Southwest Airlines are proud to close out the 2018 year by announcing their new partnership. Southwest has been named National Diversity Council’s official airline, enabling the company’s consultants and certified diversity professionals to travel the world demonstrating the importance of inclusive work environments.

Army Principles Helped This Walmart Manager Move up the Ranks

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Elise Hackstall no longer wears an Army uniform. But to this day, the military values she learned in her years of service still inform her identity.

Take, for example, the honor code she learned as a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy: She’s been known to quote it when talking to her 10-year-old daughter about the importance of honesty.

Then there’s a skill she honed as an Army personnel officer: Be direct and constructive, even when the message you’re conveying might be tough to hear.

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