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Alliance Data Is Making a Difference in Our Environment. Join us in Celebrating Earth Day.

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Alliance Data recognizes that our natural environment is under increasing strain. Climate change and threatened ecosystems and wildlife are creating growing uncertainty for not only businesses, but also society and economies. These issues are real and relevant to our associates, clients and customers. Since 2015, we have invested $1.5 million in environmentally-focused nonprofits moving the needle on this important issue.

BNY Mellon: A History of Service

How this global investment company is deepening its community impact through pro bono service
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The 2019 Global Pro Bono Summit, hosted by Taproot Foundation, will take place in New York City this May. Leading up to this gathering, Taproot will be releasing a series of profiles featuring movers and shakers of the pro bono movement, from companies with cutting-edge programs to individuals working towards a more engaged society to nonprofits tapping into pro bono service as a way to deepen their impact on the communities they serve.

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HP Global Study Establishes Sustainability As a New Workplace Standard for Successful Businesses

Results underscore the importance workers place on eco-friendly business practices and identifies opportunities to advance sustainability in the office
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  • Study reveals 61 percent of survey participants believe business sustainability is mandatory
  • 58 percent said environmentally conscious practices are key to engaging future workforce
  • 46 percent said they would only work for companies with sustainable business practices
  • 53 percent of office decision makers did not realize imitation printer cartridges are not recyclable
  • HP invests $2 million to sustainable supplies and promoting a circular economy
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Highlights:

  • Study reveals 61 percent of survey participants believe business sustainability is mandatory
  • 58 percent said environmentally conscious practices are key to engaging future workforce
  • 46 percent said they would only work for companies with sustainable business practices
  • 53 percent of office decision makers did not realize imitation printer cartridges are not recyclable
  • HP invests $2 million to sustainable supplies and promoting a circular economy

Women in Leadership: Frances Edmonds on the End of the ‘Take, Make and Dispose’ Economy

How one 'eco babe' helped HP close the waste loop years before other companies were thinking about it by Sheima Benembarek
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You can’t really miss Frances Edmonds in Canadian corporate sustainability settings. The head of sustainable impact at HP Canada is rather tall and dons a stern confident look, a signature angular platinum bob, and a lilting British accent. She also happens to be one of the industry’s pioneering environment champions.

“Hard to believe that it’s been 20 years. If you had told me that when I’d joined HP I wouldn’t have believed it,” Edmonds muses.

FORTUNE and Great Place to Work Name Merck to Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma List

Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace culture
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FORTUNE and Great Place to Work have honored Merck as one of the 2019 Top 10 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma. Merck was certified a Great Place to Work in September and made the Best Workplaces list in 2018. 

CyberGrants Announces Record Growth Maximizing Agile Social Impact

Corporate Social Responsibility Software Leader Sees Best First Quarter in History, Trending for a Record Year
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ANDOVER, Mass., April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – CyberGrants, the proven leader in corporate social responsibility software, today announced the Company achieved record growth for the first quarter of 2019, with the highest sales volume in the company’s history. This growth is accelerated in key verticals such as pharmaceuticals and finance, and brings new leading brands across North America on to its roster.

Lockheed Martin Employees Recognized with President’s Volunteer Service Awards

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BETHESDA, Md., April 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin proudly recognized 2,418 of its employees who received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for performing more than 100 hours of volunteer service in 2018.

Networking, Culture Pave Way for Women at PNC

We spoke with several exceptional employees who happen to be women. Here’s what they said about their success at PNC.
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Hallmark is Maximizing Efficiency by Designing Office Spaces With the Environment in Mind

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In 2017, Hallmark and its businesses made several moves that met its goals of creating work spaces that foster employee productivity while being as energy-efficient and environmentally friendly as possible.

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After Hallmark employees in Kansas City consolidated into one building, Crown Center attracted two major tenants in 2017 to lease vacated space in other office buildings on the 85-acre campus: BNIM architects and Crestwood Equity Partners.

Maximizing Your Social Impact Through Cause Alignment

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Corporations are evolving their general philanthropy approaches towards supporting causes more tightly aligned with other company initiatives. This reflects a desire to be strategically consistent, purpose driven, and to concentrate giving that produces the most impact. We see this first-hand with our progressive CyberGrants clients. But don’t just take our word for it. There are several industry studies that validate this trend.

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