2015

Vigilant Global Prepares for the 2015 Ride to Conquer Cancer

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For the fourth year, Vigilant Global is participating in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer that takes place this Saturday, July 11th. The funds have been raised, the bikes have been tuned and the team is ready!

Read more about it here

What Volunteers Make Possible

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In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, we’re highlighting some of the ways our volunteers make a difference.

Volunteers are the backbone of The Mary Kay Foundation℠. Take a look and see why.

The Mary Kay Foundation: Shelter Grant Applications Open!

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Calling all domestic violence shelters! Now’s the time to have your agency considered for one of the $20,000 grants awarded each year by The Mary Kay Foundation℠.

Helping Children Cope With Domestic Violence

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This week’s blog post is by Marie Robinson, Executive Director for the Wings of Hope Family Crisis Center. She shares how her Oklahoma shelter is using grant money from The Mary Kay Foundation℠ to make a difference for children.

To break the cycle of violence, we must support children who witness domestic violence in their homes.

That’s why we’re using grant money from The Mary Kay Foundation℠ to establish a play therapy center within our shelter.

What is World Class EHS, and How to Achieve It

5 Key Dimensions of a Safe, Sustainable Enterprise
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Last year, I had the pleasure of hearing Gary Rosenblum of the Campbell Institute speak at the SAP Conference for Environment, Health and Safety Management in Houston.  The Campbell Institute is the EHS Center of Excellence of the National Safety Council.  It’s a forum for leaders in EHS to exchange ideas and collaborate across industry sectors to identify and refine best EHS practices, and a platform to prese

The List: 5 Ways Your New Year’s Resolutions Can Help the Earth

You and the planet stand to benefit if you keep these resolutions.
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It’s a few days into the new year… have you kept up with your resolutions so far? I’m working on my annual “get fit” resolution… I’m sure I’ll see results just as soon as all these Christmas cookies are out of my house.

From an eco standpoint, the cool thing about many new year’s resolutions is that by practicing the new habits, you may be helping the environment at the same time. Take a look at how some of the most popular new year’s resolutions can have a positive effect on the planet.

Make-A-Wish Sends Wish Kid Rachel to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Times Square

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Courtesy of Make-A-Wish®, wish kid Rachel will welcome 2015 in the most magical way: watching the ball drop on New Year’s Eve from the world famous Times Square in New York City.

The List: 6 Green Trends to Watch For in 2015

Take a peek into the not-so-far future.
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As a journalist, this time of year, my inbox is brimming with trend lists for next year. And from an environmental standpoint, I can tell you that 2015 promises to be a good one. Nearly every industry seems to be trending toward environmental responsibility, holding it as an area of focus for goals set in the coming year.

Take a look some of the trends we’ll see in 2015. From responsible seafood on the menu to greener cars on the roads, next year is exceedingly hopeful from a sustainability standpoint.

The 10 Most Important Sustainable Business Stories from 2014

And here’s what to watch out for in 2015
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By Andrew Winston
It’s been an amazing 12 months in the world of sustainable business. From climate change to inequality, the scope of humanity’s biggest environmental and social challenges came into much sharper focus this year — as did the scale and range of opportunities to do something about them. And citizens, using new social media tools and old-fashioned marches, rose up to drive change. Both in response and pre-emptively, the world’s leading companies continued to aggressively pivot their businesses toward more sustainable and innovative ways of operating.

Safeway Inc. Achieves Perfect Score in 2015 Corporate Equality Index

Company Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Thirteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
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PLEASANTON, CA., December 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced today that for the second year in a row, it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBT equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

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