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7 Secrets to Boost Your Workplace Giving Program | Part Two

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In part one, we covered 3 secrets to building employee engagement through your workplace giving program. We hope they helped you bump up your employee participation and strengthen your foundation for success. With engagement done properly, your programs will help attract and retain your employees, build your brand and sustain a competitive advantage.

7 Secrets to A Successful Workplace Giving Program | Part One

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Having had the privilege to work with hundreds of enterprise companies — many of which are part of the Fortune 1000 — we're often asked about what works best when it comes to workplace giving programs. Companies want to know how to get the greatest social and business outcomes out of their programs and we want to help. The first and last thing to remember? The goal of your giving programs must be employee engagement. This may seem obvious, but it’s worth mentioning because many programs aren’t designed with this goal in mind.

Black & Veatch: Rise of Data Propels Growing Adoption of Smart City Solutions

Strategic Directions Report reflects increasing engagement tied to smart city, smart utility efforts
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cities and utilities are increasingly relying on data analytics tools to advance their smart systems, even as municipal leaders grapple with how to pay for these upgrades. Fulfilling the smart city promise will require integrating communication technology and increasing stakeholder engagement.

Exploring the New Frontier of Pro Bono Service

Using pro bono to cultivate leaders and engage tech talent
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Pro bono service can transform nonprofit organizations. For over 15 years, Taproot Foundation has mobilized professional expertise to help nonprofit organizations increase their effectiveness and reach. Once confined to legal service, pro bono service across all areas of expertise is utilized by nonprofits anywhere, anytime. Commonly, 95% of nonprofits report that pro bono service improved their organization's effectiveness in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.

NAACP, Baxter Launch Partnership to Boost Access to Kidney Care

Program Brings More Information and Treatment Choice in African-American Communities
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African Americans are three times more likely to be impacted by kidney failure

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African Americans are three times more likely to be impacted by kidney failure

LSU Football Fans Champions of 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge

Nationally, College Football Fans Recycle, Compost Nearly 2.7 Million Pounds of Waste during 2016 Season
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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – While Clemson University recently defeated the University of Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship, football fans at Louisiana State University could also claim a championship of their own having been crowned the overall winners of the 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC), the national collegiate football recycling competition.

Duke Energy Florida Invests $1 Million in St. Petersburg’s Campbell Park Community

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  • Duke Energy Foundation’s financial commitment is in partnership with United Way Suncoast
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  • Duke Energy Foundation’s financial commitment is in partnership with United Way Suncoast

Three Quality of LifeHacks for Mentoring Millennials

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Do there seem to be an awful lot of twenty and thirtysomethings walking around your office these days? Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. workforce—they passed Generation X in 2015, according to the Pew Research Center.

With so many Millennials in the workforce, developing their talent is important to every organization’s future. Here are a few tips on how to effectively mentor this unique generation.

Walmart Outlines 2017 Goals for American Job Growth and Community Investment

34,000 jobs, training for over 225,000 associates and grants for innovation in textile manufacturing
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WASHINGTON, January 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer with nearly 1.5 million associates in the U.S., today will discuss company plans to create American jobs and invest in local communities across the country. The investments in the coming year will support an estimated 34,000 jobs through continued expansion and improvement in the company’s store network, as well as e-commerce services, while providing specialty training for more than 225,000 of the company’s frontline associates. The company and the Walmart Foundation, in conjunction with The U.S.

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