Employee Engagement

GM Expands Composting Program at Its Global Headquarters


General Motors is taking its composting program – one of its most successful examples of circular economy – to a whole new level at its global headquarters located in the Renaissance Center (GMRENCEN) in Detroit.

What started as a compost collection program with select restaurants at the RENCEN has now expanded to include participation from all floors and occupants of the complex. Through this expansion, the automaker hopes to reduce its environmental impact and contribute to the city’s revitalization.  

From Transactional to Transformative Employee Engagement


You’ve likely experienced transactional volunteering at your company: An employee signs up for a volunteer opportunity, contributes their time to a good cause, and … well, that’s the end of it.

But what if all parties involved — employees, your company, and good causes — could get more from these interactions?

Sanofi Pasteur Community Engagement Team Building Benefits Local Head Start Students

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On January 11, 2018, members of Sanofi Pasteur’s Global Influenza Franchise Team delivered four outdoor cabinets to Pocono Services for Families and Children (PSFC), which oversees Monroe County (Pa.) Head Start. In total, more than 30 Sanofi Pasteur employees built and hand crafted the cabinets, which will be used to store various toys and supplies for outdoor play. Pictured (L-R), employees Kimberly Tutwiler, Vickie Landolfi, Kathy Kaas-Leach, Erik Marshall, and Rosalind Hollingsworth posing behind the hand-made structures.

Booz Allen’s Kurt Scherer: Engaging & Empowering Employees Paves the Way for Innovation


It’s never been more important for companies to continually innovate. But for too many organizations, how to go about sparking creativity remains a mystery. Kurt Scherer, director of Booz Allen Hamilton’s Innovation Center, spoke with Tom Popomaronis of Inc. magazine about how to set the stage for employee innovation:

Social Responsibility at Sappi North America


Our social responsibility efforts focus on our employees, customers and our local communities. We engage with customers to create relevant and innovative products. Across our operations, we focus on the safety, well-being and expertise of our employees, and we routinely work to connect and contribute in our local communities.


Smithfield Foods: Our People Infographic

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  • A People-Oriented Company- 52,000 employees worldwide.
  • Team Smithfield- employee program focused on strengthening company culture and building support for our social purpose.
  • Saluting our Veterans- launced operation 4,000!, an initiative to employ 4,000 military veterans- 10 percent of our domestic workforce- by 2020.

Learn more about Smithfield Foods commitment to employees in the 2016 Sustainability Report

Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Wellness & Engagement, Increased Community Impact! Two Days Away From Thinking Inside Out.

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October 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Join Canadian and International peers in Toronto, Canada at Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment. Inside Out is a future-looking conference designed to advance the practice of how companies invest in community.

Community Investment Program Success Includes Measurement at the Design Stage

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TORONTO, October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Gabriela Polanco-Sorto, the Associate Director of Corporate Social Responsbility at LoyaltyOne, will share recent experience relaunching a community investment program specifically designed to engage employees at the Toronto conference Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment.

Creating a Purpose-Rich Environment for Your Employees Through Volunteering


Whose responsibility is it to introduce purpose into the workplace: the employee or employer?

Before delving into that question, you may be wondering, “What do you mean by ‘purpose’?” Bea Boccalandro, a purpose advocate, defines it as broadening the social mission of corporate jobs. The result? Increased employee engagement, performance, and general wellbeing.


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