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BAT Named as a Top Employer in Europe for Seventh Consecutive Year

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February 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - British American Tobacco is proud to announce that it has earned the Top Employer Europe seal of recognition for the seventh consecutive year.

The Company has participated in the prestigious survey, run by the Top Employers Institute, since 2011. The survey measures the best HR practices among employers in Europe. The recognition once again underlines British American Tobacco’s strategy of achieving growth by investing time and energy in its people.

Simplifying the Activities of Barclays

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Andrea Bonafe, Chief Operating Officer of Barclays Non-Core (BNC), describes herself as an energetic and entrepreneurial spirit and with her determined leadership, alongside BNC CEO Harry Harrison, they are driving down costs and risk-weighted assets (RWAs), and simplifying the activities of Barclays more broadly.

Darden Dimes Helps Employees Weather Storm

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Who you gonna call when a storm rips holes in your roof, topples trees and knocks out your electricity? Not Ghostbusters. Not Superman. Darden Dimes!

Darden’s emergency assistance fund for employees came to the rescue of 27 team members at the Olive Garden in Spokane, WA, after a severe storm flooded homes and knocked out electricity for about 10 days late last year.

7 Steps for Integrating Your EHS Culture After An Acquisition

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In today’s global marketplace, many companies are seizing opportunities to expand their businesses’ footprint through new partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. But as these companies work to bring their new assets or partnerships into the company fold, many aren’t prepared to integrate their environment, health and safety (EHS) programs.

5 Tips for Building Your Company's EHS Culture in a Low-Risk Environment

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Environment, health and safety (EHS) programs can do more for your company than simply checking off compliance boxes. EHS can also be an integral part of your company’s culture, demonstrating to employees that their happiness, health and safety is a priority—leading to more productivity and a more proactive approach to minimizing risk. Even in low risk environments, like offices or retail settings, environment, health and safety considerations are important to a successful organization. After all, low risk doesn’t mean no risk.

10 Fascinating EHS Facts From Around the Globe

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Expanding your organization into a new global location with little or no understanding of the local environmental health and safety (EHS) and cultural implications of doing business there can be extremely challenging and even risky. When it comes to ensuring a successful cross-border expansion, there are a number of factors to take into consideration, some of the most crucial are EHS and cultural considerations. 

Bloomberg's Rebecca Reeves featured at Grounds for Sculpture Education Gallery Exhibition: Members' Musings 2016

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Originally posted on Grounds for Sculpture

Bloomberg Global Data's Rebecca Reeves, whose art is featured in a Grounds for Sculpture exhibition. Her art is called "Gathering," and the work is made of a mini crystal chandelier, china, thread, industrial felt, and an antique frame.

Lost in Translation: Why Cultural Competency is an EHS Essential for Global Expansion

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While the business world is ripe with opportunities for companies to expand into new countries and markets, one crucial element that is often overlooked—and even discounted—is culture.

Don't Let EHS Be a Barrier to International Expansion

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Expanding your organization into a new global location, with little or no understanding of the local EHS and cultural aspects of operating your business there, can be extremely challenging. When it comes to ensuring a successful cross-border expansion, there are a number of factors to take into consideration, some of the most crucial being Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and cultural aspects. 

Carnival Corporation to Donate $2 Million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

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MIAMI, Sept. 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Carnival Corporation, through its philanthropic arm, Carnival Foundation, is donating $2 million to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History & Culture.  Eleven years in the making and built at a cost of $540 million, the museum opened Sept.

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