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Prudential Takes White House Fair Chance Business Pledge

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Prudential Financial is proud to take the White House Fair Chance Business Pledge, building upon our long-standing commitment to equal opportunity. Our efforts to date have focused on establishing internal policies and supporting programs that rebuild communities and provide second chances to individuals and families. Internally, Prudential is committed to inclusive hiring practices when it comes to recruiting and retaining the best talent. We post our open roles publicly and do not inquire about an individual’s criminal history until after an offer of employment is extended.

AT&T Commits to Hiring 20,000 Veterans by 2020

Doubles Military Hiring Commitment at White House Joining Forces Event
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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Doubling its military hiring commitment, AT&T* has announced it plans to hire an additional 10,000 veterans for a total of 20,000 by 2020. This commitment was announced at today’s White House Joining Forces event, along with more than 50 other companies dedicated to hiring and training veterans and military spouses.

At White House Event Sodexo Announces Exceeding Leadership Gender Balance Goals

Sodexo surpasses 2015 goal to have women occupy at least 25% of its top 200 leadership positions globally and announces higher targets for 2020 and 2025
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced today that it exceeded its 2015 goal to have women comprise at least 25 percent of its top 200 leadership positions globally by 6 percentage points; achieving 31 percent. The company made the announcement at a White House Diversity and Inclusion Roundtable, where it also announced higher targets of 35 percent by 2020 and 40 percent by 2025.

Celebrating World Water Day with BIER at the White House

Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable's Water Commitments Tapped for President's Water Summit
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This week we celebrate World Water Day, when we pause to recognize the necessity of protecting and preserving one of our most important natural resources.

White House Lauds Ceres' Sustainable Water Initiatives at World Water Day Summit

Five major companies join Ceres’ Connect the Drops Campaign with collective commitments to save one billion gallons of water by 2020
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March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ceres’ Connect the Drops campaign in California and its climate-resilient water bonds initiative were both recognized at a White House ceremony today commemorating World Water Day.

Fox Convenes NASA Astronauts, Leading Scientists, and "The Martian" Team to Discuss the Future of a Manned Mission to Mars

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On February 11, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment brought leaders in the space exploration field together with the creative team behind the hit Fox film "The Martian" for "The Journey to Mars 101" forum, where they discussed real-word possibilities of a voyage to Mars. Astronauts, scientists, and engineers revealed how new developments in technology are contributing to Mars exploration and encouraged students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Booz Allen Hamilton Joins Hackathon to Prevent Veteran Suicide

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On December 12, Booz Allen Hamilton joined the White House, Bayes Impact, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Veteran Affairs in a series of events held in five cities across the US to promote mental health and prevent suicide.

Amgen Foundation Goes to the White House: STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative

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At Amgen Foundation, we believe science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs are crucial to creating the next generation of innovators and scientists. As such, we’re honored to support and provide grants to some of the best STEM programs in the world.

21st Century Fox Signs on to White House Climate Pledge, Commits to Action on Climate Change

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On December 1, 21st Century Fox announced that it has joined the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, a new initiative from the Obama Administration in which a total of 154 companies from across the American economy have committed to demonstrate their support for action on climate change and voice support for a strong outcome to the COP21 Paris climate negotiations.

"What's the Deal with COP21?" - Your Mars Guide to the UN Climate Talks and the Bigger Picture

This week Mars, Inc. will be attending the UN Climate Talks in Paris. Here we explain what it all means and why we want to be there
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You’ve probably heard a lot about COP21 recently. 

Global leaders descending on Paris? Talks that will finally solve climate change? 

But what’s it all about? And importantly, what does this one meeting mean when we look at the bigger picture around climate change? 

Our Mars Guide to COP21 aims to give you the lowdown. 

What’s the big deal about COP21? 

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