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GP PRO and Consumer Products Reimagine Opportunities in the Community

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The Georgia-Pacific Buddy program is an employee-volunteer tutoring initiative that began over 20 years ago. The program was established to enhance the academic skills of students at M. Agnes Jones (MAJ) Elementary in the Atlanta Public Schools. Like many other in-person initiatives, the GP Buddy program was suspended due to COVID-19​.

Franklin Templeton Celebrates Earth Day and Week Virtually

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April 22 marked the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. This year’s theme was “Restore Our Earth,”  and Franklin Templeton employees took a virtual approach to celebrating and exercising their responsibility to act for the environment.

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GFSI Opens New Public Consultation on Securing the Future of Food Safety Auditors

New Set of GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Will Look to Help Ensure Trust in Food Safety Auditors and Increase Recognition of this Vital Role in Securing Safe Food for People Everywhere
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PARIS, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, is pleased to announce the launch of a consultation on a new proposed approach to food safety auditors’ qualification, training and ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Knowledge Sharing Knockout

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From California to Alabama, Rachel Ryan, Haley Toporowski, Claire Kelly Doyle and Angelina McArthur work (almost) coast to coast within GP’s corrugated business.  Over the last year, these employees (and many more in the business) have found different ways to share knowledge, learn new skills and expand their networks.

Cummins Hosts Mobile on-Site COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at U.S. Facilities

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When Cummins Inc. announced they were offering free COVID-19 vaccines for employees, contingent workers, and their dependents; reservations began to immediately fill up. 

Cummins began vaccinating its workforce and their dependents on April 1, in Columbus, Indiana. The company partnered with the state’s health department and local health care provider, Premise Health to ensure there was enough vaccine and medical professionals to handle the demand. 

Earth Day From Home

NortonLifeLock inspires employees to take action at home to support the planet
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By Amanda Davis | Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

Earth Day began in 1970 as a way to harness the collective power of millions of people looking to protect the planet. Today, it serves as a catalyst for action and more than one billion people in 192 countries participate. The theme this year, “Restore Our Earth,” focuses on natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems.

BIER Member Spotlight: Audrey Templeton

Meet Audrey Templeton
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Welcome to our series aimed at spotlighting the individual leaders within BIER member companies and stakeholder organizations. Learn how these practitioners and their companies are addressing pressing challenges around water, energy, agriculture, climate change and what inspires each of them to advance environmental sustainability in the beverage sector and collectively, overall.

Briefly describe your role and responsibilities and how long you have worked with your company.

Best Employee Engagement Strategies for 2021: How to Improve and Increase Participation

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In this episode of the Social Impact Show, we talk with Janelle St. Omer, Regional Vice-President with Benevity, and discuss the best employee engagement strategies for 2021 and how to improve and increase participation.

We explore the difference between transactional and transformational employee engagement and how to balance company-driven initiatives and employee preferred causes.

We also chat about strategies to get your leaders and executives involved in transformational activities.

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While the World Was Sleeping, ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Brad and Sam Were Running

By Kenny Dieglio, Digital Intelligence and Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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It happened quietly, over the weekend, with only a few people watching. In a way, that’s kind of the way they wanted it. 

A four-mile run then a four-hour break.

Then a four-mile run and another four-hour break. Four miles, four hours… all running, no walking. Middle of the night, early in the morning. Didn’t matter. Time for another four.

Tetra Tech's Former National Fireworks Site Remediation Team Wins Company's 2020 Safety Achievement Award

Establishing a project safety culture that reflects our commitment to safe work performance
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The Tetra Tech remediation team for the Former National Fireworks Site dealt with multiple health and safety challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and the processing of hazardous and radiological wastes mixed with unexploded munitions.

In each instance, our team adapted to each new challenge and sought innovative solutions to meet our cleanup objectives and protect the health and safety of site personnel and the nearby community.

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