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Southwest Airlines Announces Third Annual, Award-Winning Diversity Summit to be held August 2nd

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announces its third annual, award-winning Diversity Summit  will be held on August 2  in Dallas at the airline's headquarters. Themed "LUVing Employees, LUVing Communities," the summit will gather executives from North Texas Fortune 500 companies to join the conversation about Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, foster new opportunities, and explore best practices. 

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: DIY Method Demonstrating the Business Value of Employee Volunteering

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At the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in San Francisco we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café” sessions with our client attendees. Stay tuned as each Café leader posts recaps and additional thoughts to help you internalize and implement what they shared at the Summit.

Guest post by Bea Boccalandro, Veraworks

If You Want Greater Employee Engagement, Redefine Impact (Part II)

Some Practical Changes You Can Make to Your Employee Giving and Volunteering Program to Improve Business and Social Outcomes
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In our last post, we identified some problems with the status quo corporate giving model; particularly with the orientation that many workplace giving and volunteering programs have - focusing their attention, persuasion and outcomes on charitable donation or other aggregation targets, rather than on the extent of engagement (ie. handing out fish, rather than creating passionate fishermen!).

This post presents some practical steps you can take to achieve greater employee engagement and ROI from your employee workplace giving and volunteering programs, without necessarily increasing your budget and resources.

Click here to read Part I. 

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In our last post, we identified some problems with the status quo corporate giving model; particularly with the orientation that many workplace giving and volunteering programs have - focusing their attention, persuasion and outcomes on charitable donation or other aggregation targets, rather than on the extent of engagement (ie. handing out fish, rather than creating passionate fishermen!).

This post presents some practical steps you can take to achieve greater employee engagement and ROI from your employee workplace giving and volunteering programs, without necessarily increasing your budget and resources.

Click here to read Part I. 

Kimberly-Clark’s Bob Stargel Named One of Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Vice President of Global Nonwovens Recognized for Leadership and Influence within Kimberly-Clark and Community
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(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - March 13, 2012 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that Robert N.

Walden University Holds Speaker Series to Celebrate Women's History Month

Faculty members highlight remarkable female leaders who inspired them to be agents of change
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MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 29, 2012 /3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Women's History Month, Walden University will hold an online speaker series to commemorate the achievements of women—past and present—who have transformed the world with their vision and courage. Every Wednesday evening in March, Walden faculty members will share remarkable stories and accomplishments of women leaders who have advanced their professions and inspired them personally to do the same.

Employee Engagement: Bringing Your Best Self to Work

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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It's so common to discuss employee engagement from the perspective of the company.  Obviously, the benefits of engaged employees to a business are many: increased productivity, better communication, collaborative team work, employee retention, and best of all, the alignment of a corporate sustainability plan with an employee’s day to day duties. 

Defining the Qualities of Business Sustainability Leaders

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In business, every function has a purpose and every job requires a unique set of skills in order to fulfill on that purpose.  When it comes to defining rolls for a sustainable business future, what skills and leadership qualities will your business leaders require to meet its purpose? 

Staffing for a Bright 2011

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The ability to identify, select, develop, and retain quality resources has always been key to long-term business sustainability - even before ‘sustainability’ defined its current roll in the business world.  As we approach the beginning of what will be a dynamic 2011, now is the perfect opportunity to expand the talents of your base and build bench strength of top ‘green’ talent for the future.  

CA Technologies Names Cynthia Curtis Chief Sustainability Officer

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) ISLANDIA, N.Y., January 10, 2011 – CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced that Cynthia Curtis has been promoted to vice president and chief sustainability officer.

In this role, Curtis oversees the CA Technologies Office of Sustainability and is responsible for global sustainability strategy and initiatives for the company. She reports to Ken Bell, senior vice president, Global Administrative Services.

CSR 2010: Emerging Career Choices in Supply Chain & Sustainability

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Misconceptions of business sustainability as a passing trend are quickly falling by the wayside. Larger organizations, traditionally mistaken as burdened with a primary responsibility as change agents in the water, carbon, environment and climate change solutions are now shifting the burden to include suppliers. 

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