In April of 2020, during the early stages of what has been a long-enduring pandemic, there were people all over the world stepping up to help out in a variety of much-needed ways. Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, declared April to be “Global Volunteer Month” as a way of recognizing those who were supporting the most vulnerable populations during this time of extreme need.
New goals grow support for diverse businesses, reduce environmental impacts, and advance an inclusive culture
DES MOINES, Iowa, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Principal Financial Group® released today multi-year corporate responsibility commitments focused on employee empowerment, financial inclusion, and sustainability as part of its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy and issued through its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report.
In its latest Sustainability Report, the CLP Group highlighted its efforts in keeping the workforce safe and well, while remaining focused on supporting the development of employees in a world disrupted by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Donating our time and expertise to support our veterans and local community
Tetra Tech’s Southeastern Pennsylvania offices organized and implemented multiple landscaping and service projects at Washington Crossing National Cemetery (WCNC) in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, using their engineering expertise to support veterans and give back to the local community.
You could be forgiven for nearly choking on your cheese sandwich while scoffing at the revelation that many employees are failing to make time for a decent lunch break.
While everyone needs to refuel in the day, I’ll wager you’re cramming that sandwich in while continuing to toil at your desk. Taking phone calls, tackling work emails and preparing for your next Zoom meeting, while brushing crumbs off your keyboard. Sounds familiar?
Pedro Osornio is a natural-born tinkerer. As a young boy, he once dismantled a radio, poked through the cables and circuitry, then put it back together. A few years later, he and his brother built a natural gas-fired stove for his family’s restaurant.
“We figured out how the gas flowed and everything,” Pedro says. “I’ve always liked knowing how things work and finding a better way to do things.”
In an increasingly digital and socially influenced world, branding is critical. This doesn’t just refer to products in stores and celebrities on Instagram—corporations and employers also have to consider their brand image. In fact, Corporate Responsibility magazine found that 75% of Americans won’t work for a company that had a bad reputation, even if they are currently unemployed.
It’s probably happened to us all. We’re given directions to a friend or colleague’s home in a remote area, and try as we might, we can’t find the location on our maps or apps.
For most of us, it’s an occasional annoyance. But for frontline CLP employees performing routine meter reading services everyday, confusing street numbers and vague addresses could cost them a huge amount of time and effort.