by Nancy Cooper, Global Editor in Chief at Newsweek
Companies, we all know, need to make a profit to prosper and survive. Making a buck, after all, is important to investors, employees and vendors. But over the years, executives have come to realize that they need to do much more. That is, by giving back to the communities they operate in and standing up as good neighbors and citizens.
CALHOUN, Ga. December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/—For the fourteenth consecutive year, Mohawk has earned an elite spot among Training magazine’s annual ranking of the best learning and development organizations.
“At Mohawk, we enthusiastically champion personal and professional development,” said Becky Redd, director of talent management. “We respect that each person’s learning style and goals are unique, so we offer multiple resources and platforms tailored to the individual along with organizational support to encourage people to pursue their ambitions.”
Sodexo, University of Maine Farmington and University of Maine Presque Isle Named Among 2019 Food Vision Prize Winners by the Henry P. Kendall Foundation
FARMINGTON AND PRESQUE ISLE, Maine, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The University of Maine Farmington (UMF), The University of Maine Presque Isle (UMPI), and Food Services Provider Sodexo was one of only six teams to win the 2019 New England Food Vision Prize Award. The $250,000 prize will go toward increasing the amount of locally sourced food on campus menus.
Sodexo, University of Vermont and Norwich University Named Among 2019 Food Vision Prize Winners by the Henry P. Kendall Foundation
FARMINGTON AND PRESQUE ISLE, Maine, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Henry P. Kendall Foundation announced the University of Vermont and Norwich University, and Food Services Provider Sodexo as a 2019 New England Food Vision Prize Award winner -- an effort to encourage college and university campuses in the region to improve the health, sustainability, and vitality of the region’s food system.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a leading food services and facilities management company, announced today that its United States Marine Corps (USMC) East Coast operations earned a Platinum Award through the HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program. This is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.
LONDON, 22 November, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE has secured a place in the first ever Financial Times Diversity Leaders report for its EMEA business, and is the only commercial real estate services firm on the list. The report recognises the European companies and institutions that are considered to be the most inclusive employers by employees across Europe.
ATLANTA, December 5, 2019/3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today launched The Civic 50 survey for 2020. The survey will remain open through March 5, 2020, and the list of honorees will be publicly announced at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2020.
ST. LOUIS, Novemebr 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
To determine the Best Workplaces for Parents list, Great Place to Work® compared parents’ and non-parents’ responses from among more than 4.6 million employees at Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organizations nationwide. Employees responded anonymously to more than 60 survey questions rating their employers.
EDMONTON, ALTA. – Commercial real estate company CBRE announced that its Edmonton office has achieved WELL Certification at the silver level for new and existing Interiors by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI).
It is the first property in Alberta to obtain the achievement. The certification is based on IWBI’s WELL Building Standard which encourages employee health and wellness through the built environment.