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SC Johnson Latin America Named Best Multinational Workplace

Company Receives Recognition for Third Consecutive Year
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RACINE, Wis., May 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it has been recognized as a 2018 Best Multinational Workplace in Latin America by the Great Place to Work® Institute. This is the 13th time SC Johnson Latin America has been recognized, and the third consecutive year. The organization earned the No. 4 spot in the ranking.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (May 2018)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

MOD Pizza: How a Culture of “Doing the Right Thing” Is Good for Business

Hear from leading companies that are REWIRING their talent strategies on June 13 at REWIRE in San Francisco
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Savvy business leaders everywhere are focused on talent, changing demographics, and the future of work—and what it all means for their company. On June 13th, FSG and the Shared Value Initiative are hosting REWIRE: Unlocking Talent Solutions for Today & Tomorrow at Gap Inc.’s headquarters in San Francisco to explore how companies can build their capacity to better recruit, retain, support, and advance historically overlooked talent pools with an aim of improving the bottom line.

Ceres’ New Analysis of Large Global Companies Links Sustainability Performance with Strong Governance Systems

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May 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A new report released today by the nonprofit organization Ceres finds that companies with strong systems for board sustainability oversight are more likely to perform better on sustainability challenges such as climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

Discovery Partnerships Pave Pathways Toward College Access and Career Success

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There will be 55 million job openings in the U.S. economy through the year 2020, according to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce—and 65 percent of these will require at least some college experience. However, federal data show that fewer than half (46 percent) of 25- to 29-year-olds held an associate’s degree or higher as of 2017.

CEO Patti Poppe Discusses Consumers Energy's Commitment to People, Planet and Prosperity

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In this brief video, Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe discusses the company's commitment to its triple bottom line of people, planet and prosperity.

To learn more about the company's Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, read Consumers Energy's 2018 Sustainability Report.

SC Johnson Turkey Named 2018 Best Workplace

Company Recognized for Outstanding Employment Experience
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RACINE, Wis., May 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson Turkey today announced it has been recognized as a 2018 Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The organization earned the No. 2 spot in the ranking among mid-sized companies. This is the second consecutive year the Turkey operation has been recognized on the Institute’s annual Best Workplace list.

VIDEO | How Barclays Is Giving Young People Skills to Rebound and Rise

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The Rebound Program, supported by Barclays, helps to combat issues related to youth un- and underemployment, financial literacy, and professional development. Since 2014, Barclays has supported nonprofit organisation Good Shepherd Services to help tackle challenges faced by many of New York City families.

Barclays Dare to Be: Enhancing Employment Skills in Singapore

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Emma Guy and Anubhav Mehrotra helped create the Dare To Be programme in Singapore. The eight-week programme, delivered by Barclays in partnership with non-profit organisations, supports young people from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their work skills and job prospects. The co-founders tell us about the satisfaction they get from widening students’ horizons.

Applications Now Open for eBay's 2018 SHINE Awards for Small Business

Are You Ready to Shine? Tell us about your eBay Businesses for a chance to win $10,000, a VIP trip to eBay Open, and more.
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“Our Seller Community is the heart of everything we do. You drive our identity and purpose, and without you, we don’t succeed. To celebrate the lifeblood of eBay, and recognize National Small Business Week, we’re launching the SHINE Awards for Small Business for the third year in a row. The awards are eBay's opportunity to shine a light on our vibrant community of sellers. Sellers are the essence of who we are, and my favorite part of the year is celebrating their personal stories.”

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