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As the tourism industry recovers in Las Vegas, Michael Dominguez helps MGM Resorts triumph by expanding internationally and capturing corporate clients
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The key to winning in Vegas isn’t all about luck. Michael Dominguez has found that relationships often unlock the door to success.

Sustainability at AECOM: Supporting Charitable and Philanthropic Organizations

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Through a combined employee and company effort, AECOM donated thousands of volunteer hours and more than US$5.1 million to charitable and philanthropic organizations throughout the world. The company carefully selected partner organizations such as Engineers Without Borders and Water for People to benefit communities in need. 

Check out pages 15 and 16 of AECOM's most recent sustainability report to learn more about the company's charitable and philanthropic partnerships.

 

New Event: Transforming the Role of Business in Education on Oct. 29

This one-day conference at Stanford will explore new models to help address the world's educational needs
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On October 29, explore how companies can contribute to greater impact in education worldwide.

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On October 29, explore how companies can contribute to greater impact in education worldwide.

SPF Americas Will Cover the Hottest Topics in EHS, Sustainability and Risk Technology

Conference Sessions will Highlight Mobility, Predictive Analytics and More
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In less than two weeks 500+ attendees will gather in Chicago on September 25 & 26 to attend 50+ expert-led sessions. It will be the largest EH&S, Sustainability and Risk technology conference of the year and you can find out all about it on the SPF website.

Check out a few of the hottest sessions at SPF and then save your seat in the audience by registering today.

Can CSR Be Mandated? India Takes on the Challenge - The Minute

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An unprecedented experiment in corporate social responsibility is now underway in India. That country has become the first in the world to mandate corporate social responsibility. A new law requires companies to spend two percent of their net profit on social development. The potential sums involved are as big as the country.

SPF Americas 2014 Agenda Released

Conference Agenda Offers 30+ EH&S, Sustainability and Risk Sessions
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The SPF Americas 2014 agenda has been released! Click here to explore the 30+ sessions and activities planned for this year's EH&S, Risk and Sustainability technology conference. Financed completely by the Enablon community, the event is complimentary. 

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Operational Risk Management: What All EHS Managers Should Know

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Operational risks are inherently different from many other types of risks. Operational failures not only impact health, safety and the environment: they also have a direct impact on financial performance.

How Banks Will Profit by Rethinking Their Purpose

New research outlines a new path for banks in society
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A new study from FSG outlines a new path for banks in society.

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A new study from FSG outlines a new path for banks in society.

Citi, OPIC and ACBA Credit Agricole Bank Support the Growth of the Microfinance Sector in Armenia

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New York, NY, June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Citi and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (“OPIC”) today announced a $10 million lending facility, using their existing framework partnership, to support the growth of ACBA Credit Agricole Bank’s agribusiness microfinance portfolio in the Republic of Armenia. The arrangement includes a new $5 million lending facility and the extension of a separate $5 million lending facility first announced in 2012.

Ability to Create Sustainable, Economically Viable Outcomes Stems from Humility

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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According to AECOM Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Lawrence, the unfortunate passing of Maya Angelou, the United Nations Economic and Social Council's meeting on sustainable urbanization, and the first conference on inclusive capitalism all share a common thread — revealing the world's pressing need for humility.

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