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Sodexo and the University of Ottawa Make Sense of Seniors’ Quality of Life

New audit tool paired with real-world solutions gathered by researchers helps long-term care communities create “sense-sensitive” environments for seniors with hearing, vision, smell, taste and touch impairments
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LONDON, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, and the University of Ottawa Life Research Institute today released the first comprehensive study of how the five senses impact quality of life for those living in long-term care communities. All five senses can diminish as we age, and “How and Why the Five Sense Matter for Quality of Life: A Guide for Long-Term Care Communities” reveals the importance of understanding sensory impairments when creating environments for seniors, whether at-home or in a long-term care community.

Fall 2017 Amgen Scholars Travel Award Now Open

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The Amgen Scholars Global Program Office is now accepting applications for Fall 2017 U.S. Alumni Travel Awards. The deadline for application submission is October 19, 2017.

Access the application and recommender form.

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Italian Students Become "Guardians of the Coast" With Carnival Corporation's Costa Crociere Foundation

A citizen science project promoted by Costa Crociere Foundation, in collaboration with MIUR, OLPA and the School of Robotics in Genoa, involving more than 200 Italian high schools
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September 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Making young people more aware about protecting the sea and the Italian coastline is the idea behind the "Guardians of the Coast", the citizen science project promoted by Costa Crociere Foundation, which aims to create a long-term environmental snapshot of Italy's coastline, from Liguria to Friuli Venezia Giulia, as well as Sardinia and Sicily, with the active participation of teachers and students from over 200 Italian high schools

Data Analytics: Leveraging Insights to Drive Program Innovation

By: Jonathan Preciado
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Data analytics has changed the way we view operations, performance, and student outcomes. As Southern New Hampshire University President Paul L. LeBlanc, mentions in the latest chapter of President to President, “Engineering a 21st Century Higher Educational Model:  Guidelines for Leading the Work,” understanding data can be an important step in meeting the needs and expectations of today’s students.

The Most Anxious Generation Yet? Sodexo Decodes Gen Z With Global Survey of University Students

The International Student Lifestyle Survey finds increasingly stressed students value universities for being welcoming and rank a friendly atmosphere as most important to university selection process
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, today released its first-ever International Student Lifestyle Survey, which surveyed 4,000 students in three continents for insights about ways to improve quality of life along students’ academic journeys.

Responsible Investing – Principles, Pillars and Progress

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by John Streur, president and CEO, Calvert Research and Management 

The responsible investing movement that we have started and shaped has reached the end of the beginning, with a broad and strong foundation that will evolve to provide the superstructure of our society’s continuing struggle to address and solve its greatest challenges. Our efforts are working, and we are being joined in our mission by more investors worldwide every day.

Workplace Giving Campaign Best Practices and Potential Pitfalls to Avoid

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Potential Pitfalls to Avoid:

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Employees should be encouraged to give through education and motivation. At the same time, reassure them that it is okay not to give. The campaign is ultimately about choice, which includes the choice not to give. Even the smallest donations are appreciated. Remember, employees that don't give this year, are potential donors for the next.

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Is Your Company's Giving Program as World-Changing as You Think?

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We all have causes we're passionate about supporting and want to truly make a difference in the community. How does your company stack up though? When it comes to your company’s employee giving and engagement programs, are you considered “CSR Explorers,” “All-pro Humanitarians,” or “Hall of fame world changers”?

See how you stack up to other companies! Click here.

Sanofi Publishes Its First Integrated Report

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Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, just released its very first Integrated Report. This evolution in Sanofi’s reporting is designed to provide a holistic view of the company’s strategic roadmap and its sustainable value creation, performance, and governance, with information covering year 2016. It is a reflection of the company’s vision, linking sustainability performance to business results, and a new communication channel with all its stakeholders.

Updating America’s Lab Report

Written by Scott Heimlich, Vice President, Amgen Foundation
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More than 10 years ago, the groundbreaking America’s Lab Report: Investigations in High School Science examined the effectiveness of high school laboratory experiences. This report was a useful resource that we at Amgen Foundation referenced regularly when updating and enhancing our science education programs.

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