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Veteran-Founded Booz Allen Marks Another Year of Military Support

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As a veteran-founded company, Booz Allen is committed to those who’ve served and their families. From mobile apps to scholarship programs and beyond, here are highlights of how the firm lived out its commitment to veterans and military families in 2019.

Vital support for sailors and spouses

“Military Makeover” Series From Lifetime TV Visits Kingsport Mill

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Domtar’s support for and appreciation of military veterans extends from corporate headquarters to our pulp and paper mills. Now we have an opportunity to highlight some of our veteran colleagues on television. The “Military Makeover” series, which airs on the Lifetime television network, recently visited our Kingsport, Tennessee, mill to film interviews for an upcoming episode.

Building a Healthier Workplace with Lessons from America’s Veterans

By Mike Katz, Executive Vice President of T-Mobile for Business
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This month has been an incredible one for T-Mobile and our community of military-veteran employees. Not only did we send 120 employees to march in the New York City Veterans Day parade and host an inspirational talk by Vernice “Flygirl” Armour, America’s first African American fighter pilot at our headquarters, but all week long our halls were bustling with stories and conversations about veterans in the workplace.

Sodexo Participates in HACR’s Research Initiative Aimed at Measuring Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today its participation in the 2019 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII), a research initiative conducted by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) and the HACR Research Institute, aimed at measuring Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. Sodexo received a five-star rating in HACR’s employment and governance pillars.

UPS Honors Veterans With Support of Wreaths Across America

UPS support of non-profit organization Wreaths Across America will bring the Contract Leasing Corp. Honor Trailer to Arlington Cemetery and other wreath-laying events
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ATLANTA, December 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ -  As part of its ongoing recognition and support of veterans, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced it will be joining with non-profit organization Wreaths Across America to support the week-long journey culminating in a wreath-laying event at Arlington National Cemetery on December 14th.

2019 Philanthropy at Booz Allen: A New Employee Giving Campaign and Recognition by Washington Business Journal

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Following a successful year of philanthropic initiatives and support for organizations throughout the country, The Washington Business Journal recently recognized Booz Allen as one of the top givers in the D.C. area.

“Booz Allen strives to better serve the public and the world in everything we do,” said Stephen Labaton, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs. “We’re proud to be recognized and look forward to engaging our employees and partners in many more philanthropic initiatives in the future.”

Northern Trust Asset Management Selects Eleven Firms for Minority Broker Program

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CHICAGO, November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust Asset Management, consistent with its long-standing commitment to ensuring diversity and inclusion within the investment industry, has selected eleven minority-owned broker-dealers for its Minority Broker Program. Started in 2007, the program consists of firms owned by minorities, women, and disabled veterans.

Each firm was selected for one or more asset classes, based on quantitative and qualitative selection criteria including execution capabilities, technology platforms and performance. The selected firms include:

Military Spouses Advance Careers Through Booz Allen, Hiring Our Heroes Fellowship

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Despite the national unemployment rate of 4%, military spouses have a rate of unemployment more than six times that much—approximately 26%. Booz Allen has teamed up with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program to help military spouses gain meaningful employment around the country.

U.S. Department of Labor Presents Sodexo With Platinum HIRE Vets Medallion

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a leading food services and facilities management company, announced today that its United States Marine Corps (USMC) East Coast operations earned a Platinum Award through the HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program. This is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.

The Importance of Helping Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

PayPal President and CEO, Dan Schulman, speaks with Alex Cross, President of Serve on the importance of helping veterans return to civilian life after their military service.
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This Veterans Day, PayPal President and CEO, Dan Schulman, spoke with Alex Cross, President of Serve – PayPal’s employee resource group for veterans and allies. The two discussed the importance of helping veterans successfully transition from military service into civilian careers, why veterans are an important talent pool, and the unique skill sets veterans bring to the workforce.

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