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Heroes Work Here: Guardian Angel Meter Reader Saves Baby Leo


Little Leo has a guardian angel – who reads meters.

It’s a day PSE&G Meter Reader Al Maldonado will never forget. Many parents have experienced the feelings of panic and fear when their child is in danger. A father himself, Maldonado knew he had to act fast when he spotted a small child in the middle of the street.

3M Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month


3M is celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in May – a time to pay special tribute to generations of people who have enriched our world and who are instrumental to our future success.

Diversity is one of 3M’s core company priorities. Bringing different cultures, nationalities, backgrounds, insights and abilities to everything we do allows us to harness the power of our people to meet the needs of our customers around the world – while also striving to provide a supportive and fulfilling environment for all our employees.

Malaysia Native and Georgia Associate Shares Her Home Depot Story


Azieda Abdul Rahim, a Home Depot associate in Suwanee, Georgia, is a proud Malay woman. She was born and raised in the Southeast Asian country of Malaysia, and it was there she started her family and spent 16 years as a successful financial advisor for Prudential Malaysia.

In 2005, Azieda’s two daughters packed up their lives in Malaysia to pursue college degrees in Florida. Azieda saw this as an opportunity to take a break from her demanding career and move with them temporarily, always planning to return to her home country.

Companies Must Show Accountability for Biodiversity Impacts

By Harold Pauwels, Director of Standards, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

As 22 May marked the International Day of Biological Diversity, we are less than eight years away from the 2030 deadline to reverse biodiversity loss, which was internationally reaffirmed at November’s COP26 climate conference.

Video: The Home Depot Celebrates Military Appreciation Month by Highlighting Navy Service Member and Assistant Store Manager


Hailing from a military family, having lived in four countries and seven states, Gerald Sims always knew his passion was to serve his country. Currently, he is a Navy service member.

As he looked beyond the military, Gerald wanted to find a career that valued his military background and provided leadership and mentoring opportunities. Today, Gerald is a merchandising assistant store manager at The Home Depot store in Greenville, South Carolina.

Watch Gerald’s military story in the video above and learn why he chooses to wear an orange apron.

U.S. Air Force Military Spouse Shares 8-Year Career with The Home Depot


Alexis Strom is known as Lexi around The Home Depot store in Holly Springs, Georgia, where she leads the cashier team. For her, one of the best parts of the job is the fast-paced atmosphere – something she’s all too familiar with as a mother and U.S. Air Force military spouse.

“I’m a never-write-anything-down-in-pen kind of person. Everything can change a million and one times before it actually happens,” says Lexi. “I tend to do well when it comes to stressful situations and manage things well under pressure.”

Heroes Work Here: PSE&G Meter Reader Helps Elderly Woman Get Home

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Meter Reader Jeremy Wedick of PSE&G’s New Brunswick customer team immediately knew something was wrong when he saw an elderly woman using a walker walking aimlessly around the neighborhood with a bag full of cash. Jeremy approached the woman, and it was clear she was disoriented and confused.

When a taxi pulled up, Jeremy knew he needed to step in to ensure this woman makes it home safely – watch the video to see how he will forever be this woman’s hero…and ours!

Nielsen Launches Marhaba, a Business Resource Group Supporting Employees of Arab Descent


This year, the U.S. government has officially recognized April as National Arab American Heritage month. Nielsen is joining the celebration by launching Marhaba (Arabic for “hello”), our newest Business Resource Group (BRG) focused on supporting and connecting employees of Arab descent.

Heroes Work Here: Palisades Troubleshooter's Quick Action Saves a Life

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When Palisades Division Troubleshooter Don Brett responded to the scene of a utility pole that had been hit by an automobile on the morning of Feb. 4, he immediately saw that he had to act quickly. Live conductors and a transformer bank had fallen onto the car that had hit the pole, and the disoriented driver was attempting to exit the vehicle.

GRI Program Spreading Responsible Business Practices in Africa

GRI and Switzerland's SECO collaborate on capacity building for sustainability reporting
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April 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A program to support more business in the African region to engage with sustainability reporting and increase their accountability is underway, thanks to funding from Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).


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