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Domtar’s EarthChoice Ambassadors: Making the Domtar Difference

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There are many factors that make up the Domtar difference. One of them is our EarthChoice Ambassador (ECA) program. ECA is an employee engagement program that began in 2010 to promote sustainable principles throughout the company.

Coffee Entrepreneur: How Ne​scafé Helped Wasiu Get Started

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It’s not yet 5am, but Wasiu Adeyeye has already cleaned his small pushcart and begun loading it with cups, hot water, sugar, stirrers and Nescafé coffee.

He’ll spend the day winding his way through the streets of Oshodi, a suburb of Lagos in Nigeria, selling fresh, hot coffee to street traders, commuters, office workers and shoppers.

Over the years, Wasiu has worked hard to gain the trust and friendship of his customers, and he now sells between 70-100 cups of coffee a day, smiling and chatting as he goes.

Deloitte Named to Fortune’s Change the World List

Recognized for developing and equipping today's workforce for tomorrow
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New York, NY, August 24, 2018 /3BL Media/— Fortune has named Deloitte to its prestigious 2018 "Change the World" list, a yearly ranking of top businesses that do well by doing good. The only professional services network to be listed, Deloitte is featured on this year’s list for its work to prepare clients and its people for the technological changes of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Applaud the Changemakers Because Change Is Hard

Celebrating the 57 innovative companies on Fortune's 2018 Change the World List
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These days there seems to be an ever-growing list of global challenges facing governments, civil society, businesses and citizens of the planet. From cybersecurity threats to income inequality to extreme weather to homelessness to food and water insecurity, the range of problems is broad, and the issues, in many cases, are deep.

VIDEO | Timberland Hong Kong Brings Skills-based Service Onsite with Career Day for Disadvantaged Youth

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Friday, August 3rd was a big day for Timberland associates in Hong Kong as they hosted the first annual Timberland Career Day for disadvantaged youth. The global outdoor lifestyle brand partnered with Project Share, a local nonprofit organization that helps improve the social mobility of Hong Kong youth in disadvantaged and marginal areas of the city.

Without a Crystal Ball, Companies Need to Reset to Anticipate the Next Viral Video Crisis

by Leon Kaye, Executive Editor, TriplePundit
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Surely you have seen the videos over the past few years. During the spring of 2017, United Airlines’ reputation was battered after smartphone videos caught a passenger being roughed up after he was adamant that he would not give up his seat to accommodate another passenger.

2018 Powered by Women

From reader nominations, DBusiness selected eight professional women who are driving growth in Michigan, the nation, and the world.
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Profiles by Ronald Ahrens, Tom Murray, Gary Witzenburg, Ilene Wolff  

Patti Poppe, President and CEO • CMS Energy, Consumers Energy

Employees: 7,822 • Revenue: $6.8B

As president and CEO of Jackson- based CMS Energy and Consumers Energy, the largest energy company in Michigan, Patti Poppe readily explains she’s never been happier in her career — a state of contentment best described by one of her favorite Japanese terms, ikigai.

Making a Difference with Family-Friendly Factory Spaces

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In China, it’s common for families to be separated for months at a time. Many parents work in factories in large cities while their children stay in villages with relatives to go to school. The Chinese social system connects access to schools and healthcare to the migrant worker’s home province, so most factory workers cannot bring their children with them when they move to cities to work.

“In fact, many workers may only be able to go back to see their families once or twice a year,” explained Steven Campbell, responsible sourcing manager, Asia-Pacific.

How the Team Member Culture at Las Vegas Sands Sets the Company Apart from the Competition

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Las Vegas Sands is the world’s leading global developer of Integrated Resorts, and was recently recognized in Forbes annual list of America’s Best Employers. As one of the nation’s most respected employers, our company is dedicated to its Team Members and providing a great working environment. In the US, we offer Team Members with opportunities to advance, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and outstanding benefits:

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