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Porter Novelli Executive Purpose Study: Leadership, Action & Accountability from the C-Suite

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Today, we’re excited to share our inaugural Porter Novelli Executive Purpose Study.

Myriad studies from reputable institutions, especially today, prove how stakeholders expect companies to lead with a Purpose-first approach, but far fewer dive into the executive mindset on this philosophy. This research unpacks the many dimensions of Purpose through the lens of the executive leader.

Koch Industries Launches Program with Catalyte to Discover Potential Software Developers in the Wichita Area

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WICHITA, Kan. /3BL Media/ – Koch Industries, Inc. is launching an innovative new pilot program with Catalyte, a talent transformation platform and software development services company. The companies plan to identify 10 people in the Wichita area with the aptitude to become software developers and provide an opportunity for a no-cost, accelerated education program at Koch’s Wichita campus. Upon completion of the program, Koch plans to evaluate all successful candidates for roles as full-time software developers. 

ScottsMiracle-Gro: GroMoreGood is Our Purpose

We believe good can grow anywhere. That’s why we’re committed to GroMoreGood™ everywhere.
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You can count on us

GroMoreGood is our promise to our communities, our planet, our consumers, our partners and each other. It’s our desire to bring goodness to every person and every patch of the Earth. GroMoreGood reflects who we have always been and what we stand for.

Here are just a few ways we GroMoreGood.

What Does a 30-Year Career in Semiconductors Look Like?

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by  George ChangSr. Director of Corporate Program Management, Global Program Management and Manufacturing Engineering

Dow Cares

2020 may be remembered as a year of challenges. It will also be remembered as the year of caring – passionately and purposefully.
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Recently, Dow was named to PEOPLE Magazine’s 2020 list of “Companies That Care.” The list spotlights 50 U.S. companies that have succeeded in business while also demonstrating respect, compassion and concern for their communities, their employees and the environment. We are honored to be named to the list.

United Airlines Holdings Extends Leading Commitment To Diversity in the Board Room

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CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2020 /3BL Media/-- United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) recently announced that as part of its overall commitment to recruit and develop more diverse talent to better serve customers, its Board of Directors expects to add a second Black board member. The Board of Directors collectively agreed last December to further diversify the board, conduct a search and recruit an additional Black board member.

Companies Act on Voting Access

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As the 2020 presidential election looms during the continued effects of coronavirus, even the act of voting has become a public health risk. That, combined with daily news stories sharing new obstacles to voting (such as slow mail times, removal of mail boxes and the closing of polling stations), has made the topic of voting a major concern for many. To encourage voting in a time where the barriers seem higher than ever before, companies are getting involved. Here are top examples from this week of brands unveiling their efforts around voting access and education:

Tetra Tech Launches Company-wide Healthy Life Challenge

Promoting healthy lifestyles for employees across Tetra Tech
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PASADENA, Calif., September 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK), a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services, launched its Healthy Life Challenge today to promote healthy lifestyles for employees across its global operations. Tetra Tech’s commitment to supporting the wellness of its employees, especially through these unprecedented times, is a core value for the Company.

Replacing Problematic Terminology

By Shanis Windland, Vice President Diversity & Inclusion, VMware
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Here at VMware, building a more inclusive and diverse workplace is a company priority. We understand that words matter. What we say (and write), even without ill-will, can have a profound impact on others based on their cultural backgrounds.

As part of our efforts around inclusion, we’re taking a close look to ensure we’re walking the talk to end systemic racism, from changing the way we hire to providing learning and discussion opportunities on difficult topics, such as race and privilege. We’re taking a hard look at what actions we can take in the short- and long-term.

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