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New Gillette Venus Global Survey Reveals 70% of Women Have Been Labeled by a Stereotype as Young as 10 Years Old; Almost Half Say Labels Have Had a Negative Effect on Their Lives

Gillette Venus Is Launching the “Use Your And” Campaign to Inspire Women and Girls to Break Away from One-Dimensional Labels, Embrace Their “ANDs” & Achieve Their Full Potential
Summary: 

"We created this campaign based on what we were hearing from women. They feel that beauty brands tend to focus only on singular dimensions of women - either Super Model or Super Mom - when, in fact, most women are a fabulous mix of everything in between"

Key Survey Findings
The Global Labels Survey conducted by Wakefield Research for Gillette Venus also uncovered:

  • Labeling/Stereotyping starts young and in school: The majority of women (70%) surveyed around the world first felt constrained by stereotypes or labels as early as 10 years old, reporting their classmates as the top group of people (67%) who have given them a label
     
  • Women who’ve been labeled before more frequently label others: More women frequently label others who have been labeled themselves (62%) vs. women who have never been labeled (34%)
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"We created this campaign based on what we were hearing from women. They feel that beauty brands tend to focus only on singular dimensions of women - either Super Model or Super Mom - when, in fact, most women are a fabulous mix of everything in between"

Key Survey Findings
The Global Labels Survey conducted by Wakefield Research for Gillette Venus also uncovered:

  • Labeling/Stereotyping starts young and in school: The majority of women (70%) surveyed around the world first felt constrained by stereotypes or labels as early as 10 years old, reporting their classmates as the top group of people (67%) who have given them a label
     
  • Women who’ve been labeled before more frequently label others: More women frequently label others who have been labeled themselves (62%) vs. women who have never been labeled (34%)

Companies Unveil Latest in Home Appliances – So What Do Consumers Really Want?

Survey findings indicate American consumers want more efficiency, more functionality, more time from their home appliances
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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., January 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Consumers got a look at the newest innovations in home appliance technology as three of the top industry shows wrapped in Las Vegas. The Consumer Electronics Show, Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and the International Builders’ Show each featured thousands of new home appliances and now it’s time for companies to figure out which of those products consumers will really want. Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) recently conducted a survey to determine what technology is important to their United States consumers.

Business Needs to Reset its Purpose to Attract Millennials, According to Deloitte’s Annual Survey

Summary: 
  • Millennials suggest business and academia must collaborate to equip talent for the workplace
  • Leadership aspiration gaps exist between women and men, and emerging and developed market Millennials
  • Millennials rank TMT as most desirable industry to build skills
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  • Millennials suggest business and academia must collaborate to equip talent for the workplace
  • Leadership aspiration gaps exist between women and men, and emerging and developed market Millennials
  • Millennials rank TMT as most desirable industry to build skills

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

Press Release

Las Vegas, Nov. 20, 2014 /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.

The “Digital Drug” - What Makes You Text & Drive Despite Known Dangers

By: Dr. David Greenfield
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Why do some people text and drive, even when they know it’s dangerous?

The answer is dopamine, a neurochemical that we experience as pleasure in the midbrain. I call dopamine a “digital drug” because we get a little squirt of it every time we get positive news from a friend or loved one by text, email or social media. Our brain is conditioned to seek that positive “hit”, leading many of us to check for messages compulsively.

That’s especially problematic – and potentially deadly – when we get a message on our phone while we’re driving.

We Got the Billion +, Now It’s Time to Count the Change

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Jenny Lawson, Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Points of Light

When Points of Light and its partners in the nonprofit world gathered for the launch of A Billion + Change in 2011, there were inspiring speeches and stories of a few corporate programs already doing great pro bono work.

For me, there was a slightly frightening admonition by a U.S. Senator not to fail in our effort to encourage hundreds of companies to take a pledge to do more pro bono service.

Companies Building Business and Community Impact: The Win-Win

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Giving increased for 64% of companies since the end of the Great Recession, but growth has slowed in recent years. Companies continue to focus their investments: Individual grants are getting larger and corporate grantmakers are working with fewer nonprot organizations; median grant size increased by 43% from 2010 to 2013, yet median number of nonprot partnerships per grantmaker fell 21% from 2010 to 2013.

NAEM Seeks Respondents for Benchmark on EHS & Sustainability Skills

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August 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Today NAEM announced the launch of a new benchmarking study to identify the skills, knowledge areas and attributes of environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability professionals. The survey is the latest phase of the association’s ongoing research into the organizational design, skills and staffing of the EHS& sustainability function.
 

National Waste & Recycling Association Survey Finds Most Americans Would Compost if It Was More Convenient in Their Community

Majority not OK with waste management cost increase to support composting
Press Release

WASHINGTON, January 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ - New survey data suggests that Americans would be open to composting in their homes if it were more convenient. However, the same national survey found that they don’t want to pay additional fees or taxes to support such services.

National Waste & Recycling Association Survey Finds Most Americans are Proud to Recycle — When They Can

Results show Americans recycle at work, but more public options needed to make habit a “no-brainer”
Summary: 

A Harris survey commissioned by the National Waste & Recycling Association found that Americans have an affinity for recycling but need expanded options to make the practice a no-brainer. The survey executive summary is attached.

Press Release

A Harris survey commissioned by the National Waste & Recycling Association found that Americans have an affinity for recycling but need expanded options to make the practice a no-brainer. The survey executive summary is attached.

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