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MGM Resorts Named One of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality”; For Fifth Year in a Row Earns Perfect Score for its LGBT Employee Policies and Benefits

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LAS VEGAS, December 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – A prominent benchmarking organization has rated MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) as among the nation’s leading companies for workplace equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

Lumber Mill Reimagined as Artist Studios in Kentucky

Nearly $1.6 million in urban revitalization grants spur economic development in Greater Cincinnati

Few places in Covington, Ky., illustrate this city’s proud past, recent struggles and current renewal more eloquently than the Hellmann Lumber building.

Erected in 1877, the lumber mill was a vital part of Covington, manufacturing the millwork that trimmed many of the city’s houses. Incorporated in 1815, Covington boasts elegant townhouses along the Licking River but suffered population decline after World War II. In 2001, the Hellmann family sold the business and closed its Covington operation.

Nestlé in the U.S. Committed to Implementing Responsible Sourcing

Supplier Diversity
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Nestlé in the U.S. is committed to establishing and growing successful business relationships with qualified and certified diverse suppliers that reflect the gender, cultural and ethnic diversity of the consumers we serve. Our sourcing environment includes small businesses that are women-, minority- and veteranowned. Our strategy for engaging the best of these suppliers revolves around continual outreach and education, cultivating relationships and inclusion of in-country events.

Green Infrastructure Approaches Help Mimic Natural Water Cycles


Green infrastructure is an approach to stormwater management that protects, restores or mimics the natural water cycle. Natural processes can be used to provide important services by protecting against flooding or excessive heat, or helping to improve air, soil and water quality. When nature is utilized in an infrastructure system, it is called “green infrastructure”, whereas “gray infrastructure” is the term often used for engineered structures. Green infrastructure is most often associated with stormwater management systems. 

Are Millennials the Lost Generation? A Global Perspective


Millennials are often portrayed in the media as lazy, narcissistic and entitled, but these harsh generalisations could not be further from the truth. According to the Rise of the Millennials survey conducted in October 2015 by Standard Life Investments, which seeks to find what motivates millennials, it was found that 61% of the millennials interviewed were worried about the state of the world and felt that they were personally responsible for making a difference.


A World Hungry for Social Inclusion


The exclusion of the poor from participating in, and getting access to, opportunities and activities is a major dimension of poverty that needs to be recognised and addressed. As allocators of capital, we believe that social inclusion considerations must be an integral component of our investment and ownership decisions.

Marina Bay Sands Supports The Purple Parade


From October 29 to November 5, Team Members at Marina Bay Sands supported The Purple Parade, a movement that supports the inclusion and celebrates the abilities of persons with special needs.  During the week, Team Members supported the cause by taking photos of themselves dressed in purple and the company pledged its support to raise awareness of this campaign by turning its three towers purple.

Give a Smile

Daimler employees bring a sparkle to the eyes of countless children.Together with charitable organizations, they are giving gifts to children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds and the children of refugees.
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A puzzle, coloring book and colored pens, a glittery eraser and a generous helping of candy for the festive period – these are the kind of things that can be found in the colorful, star-patterned boxes. During their lunch breaks, Daimler employees at for example the Sindelfingen plant and the locations in Stuttgart come in their droves to deliver their lovingly packaged containers to the "Give a Smile" truck.

JetBlue Remains at the Top for LGBT Workplace Equality

For Yet Another Year JetBlue Earns a Perfect '100' From the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
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NEW YORK, December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) announced today that it has received another top score of 100 on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The honor from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation is based on surveys and reports on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality.


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