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In Celebration of National Military Appreciation Month, Walmart Announces the Hiring of Nearly 6,000 Military Spouses Through the Military Spouse Career Connection and a $1 Million Grant to Hire Heroes USA From Walmart Foundation

Walmart continues to make progress on the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with 226,637 veterans hired since Memorial Day 2013
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Walmart today announced the hiring of nearly 6,000 military spouses since launching the Military Spouse Career Connection (MSCC) on Veterans Day 2018. In its sixth month, the MSCC gives hiring preference to military spouses who seek employment with Walmart or Sam’s Club.

FCA US Earns Spot on DiversityInc’s 2019 Lists of “Noteworthy Companies for Diversity” and “Top Companies for Veterans”

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  • FCA US has earned one of DiversityInc’s top recognitions 11 times since the benchmarks were established in 2001
  • Third consecutive year the Company earned a top spot in the specialty category “Top Companies for Veterans” established in 2017
  • Commitment to diversity enables every employee to perform at their potential and the Company to achieve desired business results
  • Sophisticated supplier diversity programs continue to differentiate FCA US as a diversity leader
Press Release
  • FCA US has earned one of DiversityInc’s top recognitions 11 times since the benchmarks were established in 2001
  • Third consecutive year the Company earned a top spot in the specialty category “Top Companies for Veterans” established in 2017
  • Commitment to diversity enables every employee to perform at their potential and the Company to achieve desired business results
  • Sophisticated supplier diversity programs continue to differentiate FCA US as a diversity leader

Baton Rouge and eBay Announce Economic Development Initiatives

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is now the sixth city globally to join eBay’s Retail Revival program and the second to join eBay@Home.
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Today, eBay CEO Devin Wenig joined Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome in Baton Rouge to celebrate two economic initiatives with the city — the expansion of Retail Revival and eBay@Home to Baton Rouge.

Thinking Like the Consumer: Kimberly-Clark Leverages Brand Insights to Elevate Compliance Programs

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Kurt Drake, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Great brands like Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, and Kotex take deep consumer insights and apply them to every aspect of a product’s design, packaging, and marketing.  It’s a continuous cycle that repeats itself in order for these essential brands to stand out with consumers.

SC Johnson Turkey Named Best Workplace for Third Consecutive Year

Turkey Organization Recognized Among Best Mid-Size Companies
Press Release

RACINE, Wis., May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson Turkey has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Turkey by Great Place to Work® for the third consecutive year. The Turkey organization earned the No. 3 spot among mid-sized companies on the annual Best Workplace list of companies in Turkey with 50-250 employees.

“I congratulate SC Johnson Turkey for earning this recognition for the third year in a row, and for the team’s focus on engagement and empowerment across the organization,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. 

Autism Hiring Program: Joelyn Finds Support at Dell

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Our commitment to flexible work means Joelyn can maintain her career while caring for a child with special needs, and the Dell Autism Hiring Program gives her hope for her son's future. Interested in a flexible, supportive work environment? Learn more about diversity at Dell: https://dell.to/2XDbMCJ

Bayer & PepsiCo | The Best Snack Starts in the Field

By Marcelo Zanetti, Director of Agribusiness at PepsiCo Brasil
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There is not a more South American tuber than potato. It was cultivated more than 7 thousand years ago by the Incas and originated in the current territory of Bolivia and Peru. Actually, what we know today as "potato" (Solanum tuberosum) contains only a fragment of the genetic diversity of its ancestral varieties – the fact is that it conquered the world and became a star on many menus in most every country.

Business Call to Action Public Eye Q&A Series: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

BCtA partner perspectives on emerging trends and top priorities in the world of inclusive business
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Interview with Hans Docter, Director Sustainable Economic Development, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

There is consensus on the important role that private sector can and should play in development. What are the priorities for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Dutch MoFA) in 2019 and beyond in terms of engaging the private sector in its development initiatives?

Partners in Purpose: Dell Embraces Neurodiversity with Autism Hiring Program

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World Autism Awareness Day was Tuesday, April 2nd.

More than one in 59 children in the U.S. now have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Within the next 10 years, half a million people with an ASD will become adults. Job candidates with these disorders have historically been an overlooked group, with as many as 90% being unemployed or underemployed. Through their Autism Hiring Program, Dell allows candidates to demonstrate their skills outside of a traditional job interview.

Partners in Purpose: Dell Embraces Neurodiversity with Autism Hiring Program

Multimedia with summary

World Autism Awareness Day was Tuesday, April 2nd.

More than one in 59 children in the U.S. now have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Within the next 10 years, half a million people with an ASD will become adults. Job candidates with these disorders have historically been an overlooked group, with as many as 90% being unemployed or underemployed. Through their Autism Hiring Program, Dell allows candidates to demonstrate their skills outside of a traditional job interview.

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