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Happiness Matters: How A Software Company Prioritizes Culture

by Julie Fahnestock
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(3BL Media and Justmeans)- An open vacation policy. Frisbee on the beach. Bowling outings. Volunteer days. Time to develop personal goals. And, oh yeah.  $500 a year to spend on professional development. No, this is not a piece about working for Google or Pixar. It’s a piece about intentional culture at Exygy, a 10-person, software design and build company based in San Francisco. One of Exygy’s software engineers, Justin Carboneau, deemed himself the ‘Chief Happiness Engineer.’ Of course, he is also a computer and technology wiz, as are the rest of his colleagues at Exygy.

Cisco is Among Canada’s 10 “Most Admired Corporate Cultures”

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This post was written by guest blogger Nicole Geronimo, who works for Cisco’s Corporate Affairs team in Toronto, Canada.

Annual Employee Giving Campaign Generates Nearly $6 Million for Global Hunger Relief

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This post was written by guest blogger Christina O’Neill, a manager with Cisco Community Relations based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, who oversaw Cisco’s 2013 record-breaking Global Hunger Relief Campaign.

 “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

At Monsanto, People Drive the Innovation

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For Monsanto employee Phoong Tang, the $400 million expansion of the company’s Chesterfield Village Research Center will certainly help her and her colleagues’ research to help farmers produce more crops sustainably. But it’s not just infrastructure improvements that make Monsanto’s research and development pipeline hum. For Tang, it’s the people and their dedication to science and agriculture.

Chrysler Group Employee Named "Working Mother of the Year"

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  • Mary Ann Kirsch, Chrysler Group Senior Manager, selected by Working Mother magazine as a recipient of the Working Mother of the Year Changemaker Award
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  • Mary Ann Kirsch, Chrysler Group Senior Manager, selected by Working Mother magazine as a recipient of the Working Mother of the Year Changemaker Award

Take Your Campaigns from What's Now to What's Next!

4 Tips for More Engaging Employee Giving Campaigns
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It’s the time of year where workplace giving campaigns kick off in earnest.  With employee engagement as one of (if not the main) goals of your program – and the potential business impact that result could bring - no one wants to stick with a “that’s the way we’ve always done it” approach to employee giving campaigns.  We hear from companies all the time that meeting the increasing and changing expectations of a wildly diverse workforce demographic, while trying to assist with enhancing overall levels of employee engagement, are changing the game.  We also hear that companies want more ideas about what and how to do things differently.

So here are some ideas to make your programs (even more) engaging come this Fall:

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It’s the time of year where workplace giving campaigns kick off in earnest.  With employee engagement as one of (if not the main) goals of your program – and the potential business impact that result could bring - no one wants to stick with a “that’s the way we’ve always done it” approach to employee giving campaigns.  We hear from companies all the time that meeting the increasing and changing expectations of a wildly diverse workforce demographic, while trying to assist with enhancing overall levels of employee engagement, are changing the game.  We also hear that companies want more ideas about what and how to do things differently.

So here are some ideas to make your programs (even more) engaging come this Fall:

2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Six Hats to Help You Solve Problems

At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café” sessions with our client attendees.
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At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café”sessions with our client attendees. 

Monsanto Company Releases 2012 Sustainability Report

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ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2012 Sustainability Report. The report focuses both on how the company operates its business and how it is working with partners to help with the challenge of feeding 9 billion people expected to inhabit Earth by 2050.

Chrysler Group Earns Fifth Consecutive Gold Medal for Promoting Healthy Employee Lifestyles

Summary: 
  • Recognition from the National Business Group on Health identifies the nation's leading corporations for innovative programs promoting a healthy workplace and employee lifestyles
  • Chrysler Group is only automaker to receive award the past three years
  • Award validates Company's commitment to promoting "a culture of health" for employees and their families
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  • Recognition from the National Business Group on Health identifies the nation's leading corporations for innovative programs promoting a healthy workplace and employee lifestyles
  • Chrysler Group is only automaker to receive award the past three years
  • Award validates Company's commitment to promoting "a culture of health" for employees and their families

Top Corporate Volunteer Programs to Be Recognized at 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit

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VolunteerMatch is thrilled to announce the finalists for its 2013 Corporate Volunteer Awards. Winners will be saluted at a ceremony during the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit, scheduled to take place May 16, 2013, at New York University in New York City.

This marks the eighth year that VolunteerMatch has canvassed its community of 170 business clients to find the top performing programs across sectors. From banking and finance to airlines to real estate to energy, the finalists represent a cross-section of committed action in corporate community involvement.

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