The Walmart Foundation continues its support of female veterans with a $250,000 grant to the Women Veterans Network
Bentonville, AK, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced it has hired more than 200,000 veterans and promoted more than 28,000 to roles of greater responsibility since launching its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment five years ago. Recognizing the important skills and leadership abilities veterans possess, the commitment helps veterans find career opportunities at Walmart and aims to ease the sometimes difficult transition from active duty to civilian life. Walmart is now more than 80 percent of the way to reaching its goal of hiring 250,000 veterans by 2020.
Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas joins nonprofit consultancy with an eye towards strategic growth, greater corporate reach, and increasing impact
NEW YORK, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CECP: The CEO Force for Good announced the addition of Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas as Managing Director, an integral part of CECP’s senior leadership team. As a CEO-led coalition of more than 200 of the world’s largest companies, CECP believes a company’s social strategy – how it engages with key stakeholders including employees, communities, investors, and customers – determines a company’s success.
Join leading companies that are REWIRING their talent strategies on June 13 at REWIRE in San Francisco
Everyone’s talking about workforce but do you have the tools to access new sources of talent & rise above the competition? On Wednesday, June 13 the Shared Value Initiative and FSG will convene REWIRE, a new conference that’s digging into the whys & hows of implementing new hiring strategies to be more inclusive of untapped talent, and in turn, make companies around the country more competitive.
Hear from leading companies that are REWIRING their talent strategies on June 13 at REWIRE in San Francisco
Savvy business leaders everywhere are focused on talent, changing demographics, and the future of work—and what it all means for their company. On June 13th, FSG and the Shared Value Initiative are hosting REWIRE: Unlocking Talent Solutions for Today & Tomorrow at Gap Inc.’s headquarters in San Francisco to explore how companies can build their capacity to better recruit, retain, support, and advance historically overlooked talent pools with an aim of improving the bottom line.
Sands Cares, the corporate giving program of Las Vegas Sands, is the company’s manifested commitment to being a good corporate citizen, committed to its people, communities in which it operates and the planet. In each region, Sands Cares has Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leads that manage the program and execute initiatives unique to each region.
A growing issue for Duke Energy and many businesses is the gap between demand for skilled STEM workers and available talent to fill open positions. One of the ways the company is closing the gap is through our investments in education and workforce development.
There will be 55 million job openings in the U.S. economy through the year 2020, according to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce—and 65 percent of these will require at least some college experience. However, federal data show that fewer than half (46 percent) of 25- to 29-year-olds held an associate’s degree or higher as of 2017.
The CLP Group has kept up its efforts in supporting education in the areas of energy and the environment at different levels across Asia Pacific by tailoring plans to local needs and engaging various partners.
Promoting energy efficiency in schools
Investing in education is in line with CLP’s interest as the company wants to equip the next generation with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the complexity of the energy business and the importance of environmental protection. Some of the key programmes in 2017 were: