DEERFIELD, Ill., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In 2012, more than 6,500 Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) employees volunteered in their communities, helping to address local concerns such as healthcare, the environment and education. Employee involvement takes many forms, including volunteering at a local school or blood drive, serving at a hospital or food pantry, participating in community park clean-up days, or joining a local non-profit organization board or committee.
I recently attended the National League of Cities (NLC) 2013 Congressional City Conference in Washington, DC. While there, I heard elected officials speak of issues they face in their cities – large cities trended toward transportation and smaller cities spoke of growth and business retention. What all cities, large and small, have in common are issues facing veterans.
The American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference, which takes place in Denver, Colorado on June 12-13, offers corporate leaders and industry experts the opportunity to discuss the latest strategies to address cancer’s effects on employees, and take advantage of new health and wellness tools.
Reward Volunteers 3.0 Has Launched; Cabot Hopes to More Than Double Its Effectiveness in the Third Phase of the Program
Cabot, VT, March 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Following a successful Phase Two launch of Reward Volunteers last August, Cabot Creamery - the New England and upstate New York farm-family owned dairy cooperative best known as “The Maker’s of the World’s Best Cheddar” - has expanded and re-launched Reward Volunteers 3.0. The program, a free computer widget and easy-to-use mobile app for iPhone, enables individuals and organizations to track the time they spend volunteering in their communities.
Just last week, The New York Times featured an article on the growing challenges for female veterans as they transition back into civilian life. It was a good reminder of the oftentimes forgotten mental and physical effects of war that remain with female military members long after their service is over.
Employees Respond with Dedication and Vigor to Together for Communities
WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 27, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) (www.holcim.us), one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components, and Aggregate Industries US (www.aggregate-us.com), a Holcim Group Company, celebrated the centennial anniversary of their parent company, Holcim Ltd in 2012. To mark the milestone, the company launched Together for Communities, an initiative in which employees led local volunteer projects.
At The Home Depot Foundation, we understand the impact of hard work and sweat equity. We live it every day through Team Depot. We also understand the value of neighbors giving up their time, rolling up their shirtsleeves and getting dirty to improve their community. Each year, we support these special neighborhood efforts through our Community Impact Grants.