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Astellas Earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Re-Accreditation

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard re-accreditation for maintaining a strong commitment to the health of its employees and satisfying the latest, comprehensive requirements of the Gold Standard. The CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a nonprofit organization of CEOs founded by former President George H.W. Bush, developed and administers the Gold Standard, an employee wellness accreditation program that addresses cancer in the workplace.

The Ripple Effect: Patrick’s Story

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From Leading Soldiers to Leading Walmart Associates; Hear Patrick Shannon’s Story

What is the Ripple Effect? Patrick’s story is one example of how one small change can make a big difference. Visit Walmart.com/RippleEffect to learn more. 

Blue Star Families Study Reveals Impact of Military Spouse Employment Challenges

Analysis estimates social cost of unemployment and underemployment at $710 million to $1.07 billion
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WASHINGTON, May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Blue Star Families has announced the results of a study putting a societal price tag on the pocketbook issues facing many military families – unemployment and underemployment of military spouses. Synthesizing research from a series of seminal studies on U.S. military families, the Social Cost Analysis of the Unemployment and Underemployment of Military Spouses found that adverse employment conditions among military spouses cost society approximately $710 million to $1.07 billion per year.

Walmart Celebrates Anniversary of Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with Announcement of 130,828 Veteran Hires

Walmart Foundation announces $2.6 million in grants to leading organizations dedicated to supporting transitioning military and their families
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Bentonville, Ark., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*. Of those veteran hires, 15,176 have been promoted to jobs with higher pay and greater responsibility.

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy: Atlas Copco India

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Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. We serve customers in more than 180 countries with products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.

Learn more at www.atlascopco.in

Human Rights Campaign Recognizes Ingersoll Rand on Equality Index

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The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) is the nationally recognized benchmarking report for businesses to gauge their performance in adopting inclusive policies, practices and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. Ingersoll Rand is one of the record 321 Fortune 500-sized businesses listed in 2015.

UN Global Compact and GRI Strengthen Collaboration for the New SDG Era

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AMSTERDAM, May 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today the UN Global Compact and GRI announced a renewed Memorandum of Understanding at the 5th GRI Global Conference outlining continued collaboration over the next three years, notably in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

GRI 5th Global Conference Video: Day 2

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The second day of the 5th GRI Global Conference opened on Thursday 19 May, with breakfast sessions on emerging sustainability topics and the plenary on 'Innovation for Sustainable Development - The Role of Private Sector Collaboration'. Delegates took part in break out sessions on myriad topics including human rights reporting, creating shared value and disability reporting. The day concluded with the plenary session on 'Using Sustainability Data to Enable Transformational Change' and the GOLD Community Celebration. Watch now

Homegrown Talent Makes a Great Recipe

Michelle DiTondo, SVP of Human Resources for MGM Resorts International, Discusses New Ways the Company Is Working to Fill the 1,000+ Jobs It Has Available at Any Given Time
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By: Michelle DiTondo, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, MGM Resorts International

At any given time, MGM Resorts International may be hiring for over 1,000 positions, many requiring a combination of skills and experience that make them challenging to fill. Case in point: Finding managers and chefs for our bustling food and beverage business can be harder than making a perfect soufflé. In fact, Food & Beverage positions account for over 30 percent of our positions. 

GRI and DIHR Partner to Bridge Business and Government Action on Human Rights

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 Amsterdam, ​May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Today, international sustainability standard setter GRI and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) announced a new partnership to enable business and government action to improve human rights around the world.

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