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By Christopher Thomas and Andrew Watterson, Senior Consultants at BrownFlynn

Article from in Human Resources
Nov 12, 2012 4:00 AM ET

BrownFlynn has the honor of writing a monthly column on GreenBiz.com. This column features Christopher Thompson and Andrew Watterson, Senior Consultants at BrownFlynn.  This is the third installment in a series on engaging employees around sustainability. The first part introduced the four stages of employee engagement and the second part discussed the first stage, raising employee awareness about sustainability.


By Deborah, GSK Consumer Healthcare

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 3:45 AM ET

I grew up in West Georgia, in a region sometimes called Hurricane Alley (and Tornado Alley). I've always considered myself to be a veteran of bad weather. I rode out many a storm in my grandparents' cellar, among the spiders, pot belly stove, and library-tidy rows of colorful canned vegetables and fruits. It was actually kind of fun then and things usually returned to normal fairly quickly after the storm passed. 


Initiative Provides Leadership Training to High School Girls and Funds Community Projects Designed to Drive Positive Social Change

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 3:30 AM ET

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, and Vital Voices Global Partnership are proud to announce the 2012 ANNpower Grantees today. The group represents fourteen diverse and driven young women from across the country who are committed to serving their communities as the next generation of female leaders.


Recovery Empowerment Symposium to be held in New York City on November 16

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 3:15 AM ET

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, today announced that it will convene an expert-led symposium examining all aspects of practice recovery for all interested health care practitioners at the Westin Times Square in New York City on November 16 from 8:00 a.m.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 11, 2012 11:45 AM ET

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Student Veterans of America (SVA) have joined forces to help empower student veterans to attain their higher education goals. Raytheon presented SVA with a $50,000 grant during a Veterans Day reception Sunday in Massachusetts.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121111/NE10203 )


Since its inception in 2002, the K.A.M.P. Award has been presented to 53 recipients in honor of four Zurich employees lost on 9/11.

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 12:45 PM ET

On October 24th, Zurich North America hosted a ceremony at the 9/11 Tribute Center honoring the winners of its 2012 K.A.M.P. awards, a program created by Zurich in 2002 as a living legacy to remember four of its employees lost on 9/11: John Keohane, Peggy Alario, Kathy Moran and Lud Picarro.  “K.A.M.P.” is an acronym for their last names and carries a reminder to all employees to “Keep A Meaningful Perspective.”


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 12:45 PM ET

MEMPHIS, Tenn., November 9, 2012 – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) was recognized as one of America’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50 ­survey – the first comprehensive ranking of S&P 500 corporations that best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. The survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, in partnership with Bloomberg LP.


23 percent of railroad's 2012 new hires are military veterans

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 11:30 AM ET

OMAHA, Neb., November 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Union Pacific today announced a $60,000 donation to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a national organization serving military service members who incurred service-connected injuries or illnesses on or after Sept. 11, 2001, and their families.


Automaker managing nearly 2,500 acres of wildlife habitat at facilities around the world

Press Release from in Environment
Nov 9, 2012 11:30 AM ET

DETROIT, Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/  General Motors now manages nearly 2,500 acres of wildlife habitat across 25 of its global sites, four of which are newly certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council. GM has more such certifications than any other automaker.


In Wake of Hurricane Sandy Devastation, Global Beauty Company Moves to Help Those Impacted

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 11:15 AM ET

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ - Coty Inc. announced today that it will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross for its ongoing work in Hurricane Sandy recovery and relief efforts. Coty cares about giving back in times of crisis and natural disasters, particularly in the communities in which it is located.


FedEx Operating Companies Deploying Fleet Vehicles to Deliver Water, Food, and Generators

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 11:15 AM ET

November 07 2012 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today commended the efforts of FedEx to support Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts by delivering generators, food, water and ice to nursing homes, shelters, first responders and other relief organizations throughout the lower Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island.


A Holistic Approach to Improving Learning Environments

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 9, 2012 10:30 AM ET

In an interview with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum, Mary Cullinane of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt talks about her company's role in the Green Apple Campaign.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 10:25 AM ET

November 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - In response to Superstorm Sandy, companies large and small, representing industries across the United States, are supporting people in need by donating to the American Red Cross.

Along with widespread public donations online, by phone or through text donations, these contributions are helping provide shelter, food, water, relief supplies and comfort to the millions of people who have been devastated by Sandy.


Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 10:20 AM ET

In another great effort to help animals left homeless or lost in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the American Humane Association has has mobilized its 82-foot rescue rig, which will serve as a base and housing for its specially trained staff and volunteers, to help save animals. Their efforts were aided by Mars Petcare, U.S., but they still need your help!


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