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UPS Longitudes | Why Human Trafficking Worsens During a Pandemic

Mara Vanderslice Kelly @ United Way
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Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. According to the Global Slavery Index, more than 40 million people are living in modern slavery.

While human trafficking is most often associated with commercial sex, it also includes domestic servitude, child labor and exploitation in areas such as migrant farming. It can happen anywhere, to men, women or children; in suburbia and on city streets, in factories and mines and at truck stops, fields or fishing boats.

Wells Fargo Announces Colorado CRA Rating

Performance Exam shows high marks in Lending, Investment, Service in low- to moderate-income communities
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DENVER, May 4, 2020 /3BL Media/  Wells Fargo & Company today announced that its most recent Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating for Colorado is “Outstanding.” Wells Fargo also received a national rating of “Outstanding” from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) as a result of the company’s strong performance on the exam’s components and the company’s proven commitment to serving low- to moderate-income communities.

Wells Fargo Commits $5 Million to Establish GRID Alternatives’ Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund

New Fund will support solar projects and job training in tribal communities
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DENVER, August 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) announced today a philanthropic commitment of $5 million over three years to support solar projects in tribal communities across the U.S.

Republic Services® Expands Natural Gas-Powered Fleet Serving Greater Denver Area

More than half of its Colorado fleet now powered by the domestic fuel source
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DENVER, August 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services® announced today the addition of 17 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Denver area. The CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated by the Company throughout Colorado to 108.

SWANA Announces 2018 Technical Division Award Winners

The awards were presented at the opening ceremony of SWANApalooza in Denver
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The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced the winners of its 2018 Technical Division Awards at the opening ceremony of SWANApalooza in Denver on Tuesday, March 6.

Marc Rogoff received the Distinguished Individual Achievement Award (DIAA) from the Collection and Transfer division, and Tom Bilgri received the DIAA in the Landfill Gas and Biogas division.

Republic Services and Habitat for Humanity of Denver Dedicate Affordable Homes to Local Families

Company invests $250,000 and more than 75 employee volunteers to help make affordable homeownership possible for local families
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DENVER, March 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services partnered with Habitat for Humanity last year to help build and revitalize neighborhoods in communities across the country, one of those communities being Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver’s Sheridan Square. The local partnership includes a powerful combination of volunteer hours and financial support to help build a total of 16 new homes and to develop a community park.

Celebrating World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Newmont Celebrates Diversity Through BRG Networking Event
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In May, members of Newmont’s Diversitas Business Resource Group (BRG) hosted an engaging networking event to celebrate the United Nations World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

Inclusion is one of our core values, and leveraging the diversity of our talented workforce creates a competitive advantage across our operations.

Denver Donation Brings Benefits to Ghana Women’s Group

Newmont's Business Resource Group gives to a Great Cause
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At Newmont’s Ahafo mine in Ghana, the Women’s Consultative Committee (WCC) provides financial assistance to local female entrepreneurs through a revolving fund established to provide micro loans and credit to women with small-scale business ventures.

Strategies to Progress Our Inclusion and Diversity Journey

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Business resource groups (BRGs) were introduced at Newmont in 2014. A Business Resource Group (also known as an Affinity Group or Employee Resource Group) is a company-sanctioned organization of employees with a common background, set of interests and/or goals. Each BRG welcomes all employees. Since 2014, 17 BRGs have been established in our operating regions and at the corporate office. Newmont recognizes BRGs as critical partners for ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard and diversity of thought is celebrated and leveraged with participation open to all employees.

Volunteer Group Serves the Denver Community

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Sustainability is one of Newmont’s core values, and this commits us to serve as a catalyst for local economic development through transparent and respectful stakeholder engagement and as responsible stewards of the environment. In Denver, Newmont’s Socially and Environmentally Responsible Volunteer Employees (S.E.R.V.E.) committee is one of the ways that we’re working to honor that commitment.

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