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Timberland Fosters Community Spirit in Retail Stores Nationwide

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For global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland, community is a key pillar for corporate responsibility along with making products responsibly and protecting and restoring the outdoors. Employees receive up to 40 paid hours per year to participate in service to their community, and have served more than one million hours to date. At the company’s Stratham, New Hampshire world headquarters, messaging boards throughout the building proudly display Timberland’s heritage of service and promote new ways for employees to engage in the community.

JPMorgan Chase Commits $17 Million to Create Skills-Based Summer Jobs for Young Adults

Five-year investment aims to bridge the gap between high school students and summer job training
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NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced a $17 million, five-year commitment to U.S. cities working to increase the number of teens with access to quality summer work experiences that put them on a path to greater economic mobility. As part of the firm’s more than $325 million global investment in skills development, this nationwide effort will help equip young people with the skills and experiences they need to succeed and bridge the gap between the demand for summer jobs and the number of available positions.

Early #Snapshot2017 Findings Unveiled at +IMPACT Conference

A first-ever look at trends in employee giving from the donor perspective
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This past week at Causecast’s +IMPACT Conference in D.C., America’s Charities had the privilege of presenting a first look at early, high-level findings from our new Snapshot 2017 report, which will be released this fall.

Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

Chobani, Ford, Google, L’Oréal and others sharing insights, new tools and research data
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SAN FRANCISO, May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands’17 Detroit at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

4 Benefits of Implementing a Corporate Social Responsibility Program

by Justine Figueroa
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The casual consumer might consider a spirits organization like Bacardi Limited to be all about having a good time. However, Bacardi’s “No Straws” Pledge has positioned it as an environmentally conscious organization.

Walmart Reports Strong Comps, Shows Leadership And Fights Hunger

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Walmart’s first quarter 2017 earnings report was gratifying. A focus on a few key fundamentals such as associate merchandise training, quality products, internet retailing, and giving back to those in need underpinned the better than expected results.

Read the full article via Forbes.com 

Samsung Employees Nationwide Swap the Office for Day of Service

Over 4,000 employees to serve in local communities
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., MAY 19, 2017 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today will host its bi-annual, companywide Day of Service throughout their national locations in New Jersey, New York, Texas, California and Washington, D.C. and regional offices. The event, which occurs each spring and fall, is part of the company’s overarching Samsung Gives initiative, a platform that creates service opportunities for Samsung employees to connect to meaningful causes within their own communities.

Astellas Named 2017 When Work Works Honoree by the Society for Human Resource Management

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Friday, May 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Yesterday, Astellas was named an honoree of the 2017 When Work Works award by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

The award honors organizations that have created effective workplaces based on six evidence-based components connected to positive employee and employer outcomes: autonomy; work/life fit; supervisor support for work success; earnings, benefits and advancement opportunities; learning opportunities; and a culture of trust.

Sodexo Recruitment, Retention and Advancement Efforts Supporting Top Diverse Talent Earn it Recognition as One of 2017 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Mentoring programs at Sodexo fuel career advancement for diverse talent, with 37 percent of participating mentees receiving promotions
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, was named one of the best companies for multicultural women to work for in 2017 by Working Mother magazine. This honor recognizes U.S. companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color.

Beauty On A Mission To Make A Difference Around The World

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We’ve all been there, walking the aisles of the store or browsing online when a compelling message pops up saying “Buy this product and make a difference!” Before you know it you’ve got a lifetime supply of dish soap to help oil-spill affected animals and everyone’s getting pink dish towels for Christmas because Breast Cancer needs a cure. You can’t remember why you were shopping in the first place, but it sure feels good to know you’re doing your part!

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