Community Engagement

Scotiabank and Concacaf Launch Youth Football Programme


“At Scotiabank, we share the passion for football with our employees, customers, and the communities we serve, so we are happy to be providing opportunities for children to play football,” said David Noel, SVP & Head of the Caribbean North and Central, and President of Scotiabank Jamaica. 

“We are confident that this will be an experience that will allow participating schools and students to develop their football skills while encouraging teamwork, leadership, and healthy competition,” Noel further said.

Diversey’s Soap for Hope Program Changes Lives through Recycled Soap

by Jan Lee

Most of us in the developed world take soap for granted. It’s a pervasive part of our consciousness and our lifestyle: It lives in our bathrooms, our kitchens, under our sinks and in our camping supplies. It’s a necessity, but few of us in North America would think of it as a sign of affluence.

Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 Year Two Report

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In 2015, Aramark and the American Heart Association teamed up to launch an innovative initiative called Healthy for Life 20 By 20 to improve the health of Americans 20 percent by 2020. Two years into their partnership, they are well on their way to achieving their goal.

Voya Financial’s Christina Hack Joins Board of Junior Achievement of Southeastern Pennsylvania

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October 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Christina Hack, senior vice president, Strategic Financial Management, Planning and Analysis, has joined the board of directors for Junior Achievement (JA) of Southeastern Pennsylvania, serving greater Philadelphia. JA is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Voya’s longstanding partnership with JA spans more than 15 years and, Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O.

A Diverse Group of Musicians from Northern Trust Form “The Exceptions"


In 2011, a diverse group of musicians from Northern Trust came together to form “The Exceptions.” Since the band’s humble beginnings as the house band for the company’s annual United Way campaign, it has performed more than 100 times in support of Northern Trust-sponsored charities. From galas to walkathons to club performances, The Exceptions have performed for events with hundreds and even thousands in attendance.

Republic Services of Northern California Hosts Compost Giveaway

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Republic Services Northern California team recently hosted a compost give-away event for City of Martinez residents at the Martinez Yacht Club. Republic Services employees along with community partners and volunteers attended the event to support the give-away. Residents were encouraged to bring 5 gallon buckets to fill with the compost material, and were allowed to take up to 30 gallons per household. More than 80 residents attended the event where Republic gave away roughly 20 yards of compost material. The remaining compost was donated to a local community garden in need. 

LA Galaxy to Partner with Los Angeles Police Department to Host Youth Community Clinic at 109th Street Recreation Center

AEG’s LA Galaxy to host free soccer clinic on Saturday, Aug. 26 as part of the team’s ongoing Community Clinic Series
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As part of AEG’s LA Galaxy Community Clinic Series, LA Galaxy coaches will provide free soccer lessons and lead local youth through soccer drills and scrimmages alongside Los Angeles Police Department Southeast division officers at the 109th Street Recreation Center on Saturday, Aug. 26. Youth to participate in the clinic have been invited by the LAPD Southeast division.

Shire’s Pride Month Celebrations Bring Together Employees Globally

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Shire employees across the globe celebrated Pride Month in June through a variety of events ranging from city-wide parades to local panel events. Activities were led by B-Equal, Shire’s Business Resource Group (BRG) that supports the inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Professionals (LGBT+) and their Allies. Hundreds of colleagues, along with their family and friends, joined together to show their support of the LGBT+ community and recognize the importance of being an inclusive workplace.

LGC Announces Incoming Board President Connie L. Lindsey, Fellow Since 2001


Leadership Greater Chicago is proud to announce its incoming Board President, Connie L. Lindsey, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion at Northern Trust. Her two-year term as Board President will begin this fall. In this role, she will lead the board in strategy, governance and fund development working with Chief Executive Officer Maria Wynne to further LGC’s strategic plan to convene, connect and mobilize the region’s most promising leaders to effect transformative change.

Inclusive Growth: How Business Leads


By Susan Winterberg, Associate Director, Inclusive Economy, BSR

Turn on the news on any given day and the lineup of stories is often the same: an economic report of flat wages and rising financial insecurity combined with tales of social unrest and political instability around the world. Beneath all these seemingly disconnected events lies one common thread—inclusive growth.


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