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Blog from in Philanthropy
Sep 29, 2016 12:30 PM ET

Join America's Charities, now through December, as we highlight different nonprofits and share how individuals and companies can Shape the Future of various causes through workplace giving programs.

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 29, 2016 12:15 PM ET

Republic Services proudly hosted a tour at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill located in the state of Washington for the Solid Waste Advisory Committee and key Thurston County elected officials. The highly engaged group of community leaders learned more about how Republic accepts and responsibly processes municipal solid waste on a daily basis. The guests enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour of the landfill operations, the state-of-the-art ash metal recovery and recycling facility and the gas to energy facility, of which generates enough renewable energy to power more than 30,000 local households

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Sep 29, 2016 12:00 PM ET

The Fuso Canter E-Cell is now the Fuso eCanter. The new name represents the third generation of the world's first fully electric-powered light truck, and the small-scale production run is an important step on the way to full production. Technically, the eCanter is radically different from its predecessor and benefits from the extensive findings of customer trials with the second generation and the reduced costs of battery and component technology.

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Sep 29, 2016 11:30 AM ET

WARREN, Mich., September 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Six early-stage companies from Oakland and Wayne counties will receive $375,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase & Co. The unique initiative provides mentoring and capital to early-stage businesses, as well as learning opportunities for Macomb Community College’s students.

by Gerri Mason Hall, SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Sodexo North America

Blog from in Human Resources
Sep 29, 2016 11:00 AM ET

This week, Sodexo participated in the “Upskilling America’s Workforce: Preparing for the Future of Work by Aligning Business and Education” conference, hosted by Manpower Group and Apollo Education Group at the National Press Club. The conference highlighted a ManpowerGroup’s Talent Shortage Survey, which found that 38 percent of employers globally report difficulties filling jobs.

As a top 20 global employer, with over 133,000 employees in the U.S., we recognize that a key part of the challenge is building a workforce with the necessary STEM skills.

The window manufacturer has become part of a high profile project that includes cradle-to-cradle design and net positive energy production.

Blog from in Green Building
Sep 29, 2016 11:00 AM ET

Of all the benefits millions of visitors experience at our National Parks, the living lesson of our symbiotic relationship with the planet is perhaps the most significant.

According to Gartner research, worldwide spending on IT will approach $3.8 trillion by 2020

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Sep 29, 2016 10:45 AM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Businesses, nonprofits and public institutions worldwide are on pace to outlay $3.4 trillion on IT services in 2016.[i]  That figure is projected to rise to $3.8 trillion by 2020. Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, with business in 80 countries understands the importance of a smart approach to IT outsourcing in its operations and on behalf of its clients and customers.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Sep 29, 2016 10:35 AM ET

NORWALK, Conn., September 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Working Mother magazine has recognized Diageo North America among the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” for the eighth consecutive year. Diageo has repeatedly been named to this respected annual list for the company’s outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its employees in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.

Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Sep 29, 2016 10:30 AM ET

In this month's episode of Beyond Reports, listen to Vishnee Payen, Group Sustainability & CSR Manager at LUX Resorts & Hotels, talk about how the hotel operator is using their sustainability reporting process to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. LUX Resorts & Hotels is a member of GRI’s GOLD Community.

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Sep 29, 2016 10:30 AM ET

MIAMI, Sept. 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Carnival Corporation, through its philanthropic arm, Carnival Foundation, is donating $2 million to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History & Culture.  Eleven years in the making and built at a cost of $540 million, the museum opened Sept.

Advancing Patient Care Worldwide, Baxter Invests in the Next-Generation of STEM Talent

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Sep 29, 2016 10:00 AM ET

ROUND LAKE, Ill., September 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As part of continued efforts to celebrate and promote innovative research that aligns with its mission to save and sustain lives, Baxter honored 17 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with the 2016 Young Investigator Awards. The Young Investigator Awards seek to stimulate and reward research applicable to the development of therapies and medical products that help resolve critical medical needs.

Article from in Education
Sep 29, 2016 10:00 AM ET

My life path has taken me to a personal pivot towards sustainability. Currently I work as a scientist for a company that applies green chemistry principles to transform renewable resources into high-performance biomaterials.

EPA Design for the Environment Certified. Rapid Germ Kill. No Rinse Food Contact Formula – Powerful Peace of Mind

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Sep 29, 2016 10:00 AM ET

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – PURELL™ Surface Disinfecting and Sanitizing products are the latest innovation from GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® instant hand sanitizer and the global leader in hand hygiene solutions. The expansion of PURELL™ products into the surface disinfecting and sanitizing category reflects the GOJO commitment to delivering exceptional well-being solutions for people, surfaces and our environment.

by Tim Porzio, Vice President, Operations & Infrastructure, Information Systems & Technology, Sodexo North America

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Sep 29, 2016 9:30 AM ET

Companies today are utilizing an ever increasing array of outsourced IT services. When considering outsourced IT services it’s imperative to enter into the vendor selection process well prepared.  It is critical to fully define your requirements before you sit down to evaluate an outsourcing company. Hint: Start with your desired end result in mind.  Ask yourself, “What does an exceptional experience and partnership look like to me?” These five questions will get you started on your away to evaluating the right arrangement for your business.

Highlights from Domtar’s 2016 Sustainability Update

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Sep 29, 2016 9:25 AM ET
At Domtar, acting on the insights we gain begins with recognizing that each of our facilities has a unique operational context. That’s why we take an analytical approach to develop a systemic, holistic understanding of risks and opportunities at a facility level. This requires making informed assumptions about the future and understanding the dynamics of the surrounding ecosystems and community.