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Rapid Response in the Wake of Tragedy is Key to Responsible Corporate Citizenship

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship: Member Spotlight
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As a company with deep roots in New England and a strong presence in Boston, we were deeply affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.  Several of our colleagues were running the race while others were spectators just a few blocks away from the finish line.  We quickly realized the magnitude of the tragedy and its impact on our local community. There was a great sense of urgency within the company to assist in the community’s recovery in any way we could.

ARAMARK Enhances Partnership with WoodGreen Community Services to Provide Health and Wellness Opportunities for Toronto Residents

New rooftop urban garden, outdoor cooking area will encourage healthy eating and lifestyle habits for community residents
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Toronto, Ontario, CANADA, September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Once a week, a local food bank delivers groceries to WoodGreen Community Services’ housing on Toronto’s East End. But for families and individuals living there, other sources of healthy, inexpensive fresh food can be difficult to find.

Natixis Global Asset Management Sharpens Corporate Citizenship Focus for Greater Impact

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship: Member Spotlight
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The definition of what it means to be a good corporate citizen has evolved over the years. It varies according to a company’s resources, giving priorities, corporate culture, and even with time. Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM) underwent a period of internal reflection as it sought to develop a more strategic corporate citizenship program that produced greater impact on the local community.

Brown-Forman Publishes Fourth Corporate Responsibility Report

Reports on Leading Industry CEO Commitments and Progress Towards Environmental Sustainability Goals
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September 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Brown-Forman announced today the publication of its fourth corporate responsibility report, covering the company’s global commitments and supporting case study examples on alcohol responsibility, environmental sustainability, employee relations, and community involvement.  The report is available in print and on the company’s website.  
 

ARAMARK Establishes Health and Wellness Hub in Indianapolis

Provides families with greater access to healthy food and physical fitness areas
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Indianapolis, IN, August 28, 2013 – For many residents of Indianapolis’ Fountain Square neighborhood, meals come from fast food restaurants or convenience stores. The high poverty rate, combined with a lack of access to healthy food has contributed to poor nutrition and nutrition-related chronic diseases, including obesity and diabetes.
 

ARAMARK, Southeast Community Services Announce Commitment to Helping Indianapolis Families Improve Their Health

Volunteers Create ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone for health and wellness education
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Indianapolis, IN, August 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ – For many residents of Indianapolis’ Fountain Square neighborhood, meals come from fast food restaurants or convenience stores. The high poverty rate, combined with a lack of access to healthy food has contributed to poor nutrition and nutrition-related chronic diseases, including obesity and diabetes.

Solutions That Enrich and Nourish Lives

Fostering Strong,Vibrant Neighborhoods
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Solutions That Enrich and Nourish Lives

ARAMARK Building Community enriches lives by helping families improve their health, secure jobs and move out of poverty. In partnership with community centers around the world, ARAMARK volunteers lend their nutrition, culinary, job readiness and facilities management expertise to ensure people can succeed.

Workplace Volunteering Grew in 2012

With the release this summer of the 2012 VolunteerMatch Impact Report, we’re taking a closer look at some of the most important outcomes of our work in 2012.
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Workplace volunteering is on the rise for a bunch of reasons.

The Many Benefits of Establishing a Culture of Giving

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship: Member Spotlight
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There is a lot of discussion about the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and its impact on local communities, a company’s image and even its bottom line.  There is an area, however, though equally significant a component as the others, that is often overlooked in this conversation.  That is the way in which CSR strengthens a company’s culture and offers associates (employees) at all levels an opportunity to become more engaged.

Supporting Education: Companies That Invest in the Future

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In November 2009, President Barack Obama launched the Educate to Innovate initiative to move American students from the middle to the top of the pack in science and math achievement over the next decade. This campaign includes the efforts not only of the federal government, but also of leading companies, foundations, nonprofits, and science and engineering societies that have come forward to answer the president’s call for all hands on deck.

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