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How Businesses are Taking Action to Ensure Health & Promote Well-Being #SDG3

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This week, Global Sourcing Council's 17 Weeks for 17 SDGs Intiative explores Goal 3 with examples of action from organizations and businesses to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all in their business strategy.

The Global Challenge: Why Take Action?

Three Tips to Make Your Technology Workplace Safer

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Infographic by Antea Group, a leading provider of environment, health and safety (EHS) services, reminds technology companies of common dangers in the workplace and how to make it safer.

Learn more about how to eliminate environment, health, and safety risks that impact your people, your brand, and your customers so you can focus on growing your business.

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How to Change Your Office - and Your Life - for the Better

By Lauren Coles
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Diageo, a multinational alcoholic beverages company, is setting an example for bringing wellness to a social workplace in their New York City office. The company has always encouraged employees and consumers alike to live well and celebrate responsibly. Culture & Partnerships Manager Alisa Jacobs took wellness offerings to the next level in 2015 by spearheading their Fitspo workplace wellness club, which offers an inclusive social atmosphere that people at the office love.

The 'End of Sitting' as We Know It?

by Daniel Rosen
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Attendees at the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial may have come across a concept for an office space that, upon first glance, appears better suited for an avant-garde theater than an everyday workplace. 

“The End of Sitting” is an experimental office space that uses its unique design to encourage workers to stand, lean or lie against its many three-dimensional shapes.

Workplace of the Future: Bloomberg LP's New London Building

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Just about a month ago, Bloomberg held the topping out ceremony for our new London building. This building sits in the heart of the City of London and is an important symbol of our future growth in Europe and globally.

The building has a unique design and is re-defining the workplace of the future. 

From foundation to finishes, the craftsmanship and thoughtfulness going into this structure represents our culture and continual innovation.

The Journal Science Says Abbott is a Top Employer

Company Earns High Marks for Social Responsibility, Employee Loyalty, Workplace Culture
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The journal Science today recognized Abbott as a Top 20 EmployerThe global healthcare company ranked No. 14 overall, receiving high marks for social responsibility, employee loyalty, and having a work culture that aligns with the values of its employees.

Workplace Strategies for Keeping Employees Engaged and Present

by Daniel Rosen
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It may be harder than ever to keep an employee at a job for the entirety of their career. Recent research has shown that the average worker stays at his or her job for just 4.6 years. What’s more, that worker is likely to have had 10 jobs before reaching the age of 40. This type of volatility poses a real challenge to companies trying to retain top talent and keep their employees happy, engaged and productive.

Should Your Company Let You Nap?

by Daniel Rosen
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In a competitive, fast-paced workplace environment, taking a nap in your office could be a risky proposition. Literally sleeping on the job could be a career-breaker—or at the least could cause more than a few sideways glances in your direction.

But at the offices of Nationwide Planning in Paramus, N.J., not only is it OK to take nap when you need one—it’s encouraged.

“A happy employee is a more productive employee,” says Mike Karalewich, CEO of Nationwide Planning, a financial advisory firm.

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