General Motors’ biodiversity efforts focus on reducing environmental footprint, driving business value and savings, maximizing benefits for communities and supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to halt biodiversity loss.
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, a time to give back to our communities after Thanksgiving and the consumerism of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday is also a time to share, collaborate and inspire our employees, friends and co-workers to get involved. With Giving Tuesday less than a month away, here are 5 quick and easy ways to engage and excite!
The U.S. unemployment rate reached its lowest point in 49 years this September. Meanwhile, the percentage of “engaged” U.S. workers — i.e., those who are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace — is at an all-time high, according to Gallup.
For companies without a robust employee engagement strategy in place, this presents a new reality — it’s becoming more difficult to attract and retain top talent.
Xylem employees in Germany have been active during Xylem Watermark’s October Month of Service and have engaged children in their volunteer efforts. Last week, the Ludwigsburg site participated in a creative event, where they built a beautiful wooden shed at a youth farm for local children. Their neighbors at the Langenhagen site supported the Friends Children Forest in Hannover by planting trees and restoring a stream. Both the Ludswigburg and Langenhagen teams are showing how their volunteer efforts are improving their communities during Xylem’s Global Month of Service!
Minnesota Tree Planting Event Builds Upon Hy-Vee’s Reforestation Commitment
LINCOLN, Neb., October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation announced today that it has extended its partnership with Hy-Vee, Inc., a supermarket chain in the Midwest. For the third year in a row, Hy-Vee presented a $100,000 donation to support tree plantings and reforestation projects around the communities it serves. This announcement extends the existing partnership which was initially established in 2014.
“Moody’s CSR strategy reflects the issues our employees care about most and the challenges we believe we can uniquely solve — by clearing paths to knowledge and opportunity for people everywhere.”
As I reflect on Moody’s CSR progress, I am very proud of our employees’ efforts and the work we have done with our partners to make a difference in communities around the world. I’m excited about where we’re headed.
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has named Tim Ring, currently Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel, and Chief of Operations for Legal Affairs, to the newly created role of Chief Sustainability Officer.