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The Secret Work of Pets? A New Movie Has Us Wondering Whether to Bring Pets to the Office

By: Steve Cox
Blog

The new animated film The Secret Life of Pets topped the box office for a second straight weekend with total earnings over $250 million globally and breaking box office records. The animated film follows New York City pets who wonder what their owners do all day at this mysterious place called “work.”

Cox Enterprises Announces New Sustainability Roles

New roles support company’s long-standing commitment to conservation and environmental leadership
Press Release

ATLANTA, July 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises today announced expanded sustainability roles for Huiet Joseph and Evelyn Bolden, effective immediately. Both individuals report to Keith Mask, assistant vice president of environmental sustainability, and work on the company’s national Cox Conserves sustainability program.

Choosing to Find Your Happy Place at Work

By: Steve Cox
Blog

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

—Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes finding happiness must be very intentional but simply knowing happiness is a choice is not enough. Experiencing it requires a conscious decision every day and it is not always easy.

Bacardi Awards Employees for Remarkable Sustainability Efforts

Programs worldwide reduce energy, emissions, water use and increase recycling
Press Release

Hamilton, Bermuda, July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – It’s been said that good starts make excellent finishes. This is true both with the production of premium spirits and corporate responsibility, like the employee initiatives nominated for the 2nd Annual Bacardi Limited Good Spirited awards. A total of 11 employees, teams and facilities received recognition for their outstanding environmental achievements within five different award categories.

Why Your Office Should Be More Like The Office

By: Steve Cox
Blog

The Office, NBC’s hit comedy that aired from 2005 to 2013, led to millions of viewers laughing on a week to week basis. It was one of my favorite shows and even all these years later, it still makes me laugh…and rings true of what goes on in most office environments, albeit a little exaggerated. The show documents the life of a rather dysfunctional office and their daily antics.

Daimler | Building Bridges

Since November 2015, Mercedes-Benz has been offering 'bridge internships' that are designed to help refugees and asylum seekers enter the German labor market.
Article

They come from Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea, Nigeria, Gambia, Pakistan, and Iraq. Some of them fled their homeland only recently, while others applied for asylum in Germany quite some time ago. Now they are all here, in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim — 39 men and one woman thrown together from different cultures, but all of them with a common goal: They want to work in a country whose language, culture, and working world they barely know — or at least not yet because starting today, November 9, 2015, that’s all going to change.

Corporate Responsibility in the Spotlight: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Interview with Kathy Gu - Program Manager, Living Progress, HPE & Corporate Responsibility Manager, SVCF
Blog

After reading Kathy Gu’s review of Benevity's 2016 Goodness Matters User Conference on the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) website, we thought it would be a good time to pick her brain for i

Diversity Day 2016

The Fourth Annual Daimler Diversity Day was held in June 2016
Multimedia with summary

Daimler locations all over the world took part in the event of the Diversity Charter initiative under the motto,"Daimler promotes diversity 365 days per year". The initiative, which was co-founded by Daimler, promotes diversity in companies and operates under the patronage of Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.

MGM Resorts Offers Career Fair for Veterans and Their Families

Multimedia with summary

LAS VEGAS, July 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As a part of its ongoing commitment to support local service men and women, MGM Resorts International hosted a career fair yesterday, June 30 organized exclusively for veterans and their families. Over 200 applicants attended the annual event and over 40 percent were extended job offers. 

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