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Making the Case for a New Approach to Employee Giving and Volunteering

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Finally, the data to support what we've intuitively known for years about the true value of corporate giving. By taking an employee engagement approach to workplace giving and volunteering programs, companies can not only achieve greater social impact—they can drive additional business value through increased employee retention, too. 

Why Women Should Reconsider a Career in Energy

A top female exec in the energy industry shares her initial doubts about a career in the field, explains why she’s so glad she took the leap and urges others to do the same.
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by AnnetteClayton, CEO and President, North America Operations; CSCO, Schneider Electric

Growing up on a small farm, there was an “all hands on deck” mentality, where we did everything ourselves. I inherited an engineering mindset by watching things being pulled apart, repaired and reassembled. The more I investigated their inner workings, the more I became hooked. Working through college and grad school, I earned engineering degrees before deciding where to take my career.

FCA US and FIAT Brand Lead the Motor City Pride Parade

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  • A new rainbow-wrapped 2018 Fiat 124 Spider will serve as grand marshal vehicle for this year’s parade
  • Longtime support of Motor City Pride demonstrates the Company’s support of LGBTQ employees, customers, communities and issues
  • 2018 is the 11th year the Company has achieved a 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index evaluating LGBTQ workplace practices
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  • A new rainbow-wrapped 2018 Fiat 124 Spider will serve as grand marshal vehicle for this year’s parade
  • Longtime support of Motor City Pride demonstrates the Company’s support of LGBTQ employees, customers, communities and issues
  • 2018 is the 11th year the Company has achieved a 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index evaluating LGBTQ workplace practices

Alliance Data Works with My Possibilities to Create Access to Employment for Adults with IDD

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For nearly two decades, Alliance Data has supported nonprofits like My Possibilities (MP), a Plano-based for cause organization designed to provide adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) the opportunity to continue their education. Our support of MP goes beyond the role of traditional corporate partner, as we’ve played a leading role in transforming the organization, catapulting it into a position that virtually guarantees its ability to deliver on its mission not just in the years to come, but in the decades to come.

Women Can Soar When the Mentored Become Mentors

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By Tamika Tremaglio

This is graduation season, and along with the nearly four million postsecondary degreesbeing handed out, new graduates are getting a lot of good advice from commencement speakers and loved ones.

Integrating Diversity and Inclusion Into Corporate Social Engagement

By Courtney Murphy, Director, Strategic Partnerships, CECP
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Over the course of the past year, CECP has, with support of the Walmart Foundation, led an inquiry into the role and current practice of companies integrating Diversity and Inclusion into their Corporate Social Engagement efforts. This effort has been propelled by a questioning of the role of companies in the midst of rising inequality, racial tensions, and social movements such as #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter, among others.

Arrow Electronics Engineer Highlighted in Minority Engineer Magazine

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Featuring several rising stars in the engineering and technology industry across the United States, Minority Engineer magazine has spotlighted Arrow Electronics’ Victoria Bohannon-Pea.

Watch: Rick Goings Shares the Importance of Inclusivity for a Business

"The lack of inclusion inhibits success."
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At a recent Cultivating Confidence Conversation in Detroit, Executive Chairman Rick Goings shared that inclusivity is essential for your business and society. Tupperware Brands is a leading voice within the community promoting the acceleration and confidence of women. However, according to Goings, “There is still more we could do to recruit and activate a more diverse corporate workforce.” Inclusion within the workplace increases success and makes the vision a reality.

Benevity Study Links Employee-Centric Corporate Goodness Programs to Big Gains in Retention

Turnover is reduced by 57 percent for employees actively engaged in company giving and volunteering efforts
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CALGARY, Canada,  May 31, 2018  /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced the results of the Benevity Engagement Study, an analysis of the link between participation in corporate Goodness programs and employee retention within a large cohort of Fortune 1000 companies.

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Porsche White and why she wants everyone to belong
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By Mary Burich

Tommy Swearingen has the privilege of meeting a lot of employees in his job as human resources manager at MegaMex Foods. Even so, he remembers vividly the day in 2008 when Porsche White crossed his path. What’s more, in the years since their first meeting, he’s been able to watch her make a difference in the life of Hormel Foods and perhaps more important, in the lives of its workers.

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