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Building a Healthier Workplace with Lessons from America’s Veterans

By Mike Katz, Executive Vice President of T-Mobile for Business
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This month has been an incredible one for T-Mobile and our community of military-veteran employees. Not only did we send 120 employees to march in the New York City Veterans Day parade and host an inspirational talk by Vernice “Flygirl” Armour, America’s first African American fighter pilot at our headquarters, but all week long our halls were bustling with stories and conversations about veterans in the workplace.

Mohawk Group Blends Wellness With Nature Through Inspirational Flooring at Healthcare Design Expo 2019

Show highlights include two Gold Nightingale Awards
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NEW ORLEANS, November 4, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Group’s innovative and nature-inspired floor coverings at this year’s Healthcare Design Expo and Conference in New Orleans emphasizes that to the world’s largest flooring manufacturer “Wellness Is Second Nature.” The event, sponsored by Healthcare Design Magazine, takes place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and continues through tomorrow, Nov. 5. It is the premier design exposition and conference dedicated to healthcare interiors in North America.

VIDEO | Behind the Scenes: the Relaxing Floors Collection

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Fractals are the building block of many of nature’s patterns and have been scientifically proven to reduce stress and so provide benefits to physical health. This visual language is the basis for Relaxing Floors, an award-winning modular system designed by 13&9 in collaboration with Fractals Research and Mohawk Group. This collection is the culmination of art, science and human-centered design based on fractal patterns, utilizing fractals to give our eyes a break from the digital world and deliver the essence of nature to the contract built environment.

Alliance Data Supporting Mental Health Initiatives

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World Mental Health Day occurs on October 10 every year, presenting an opportunity to discuss mental health and well-being. For over 20 years, World Mental Health Day has been organized by the World Federation for Mental Health, with support from the World Health Organization. Mental health is an important subject for everyone, from health professionals and legislators, to FORTUNE 500 companies like Alliance Data, to keep top of mind when making decisions and investments that impact the well-being of our communities and people. 

How Domtar is Keeping Our Employees Safe and Well

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No production gain or business benefit is worth an injury. That is why we work relentlessly to physically eliminate hazards and minimize risk of injury. And it is why we promote a safety culture that reinforces the vigilance and accountability that help maintain the right behaviors. It is also why we link safety to our performance management systems.

Active Awareness and Prevention Programs are in place across our locations, supported by dedicated safety and well-being experts, industry-leading methods and tools, and our leadership teams.

Aflac "Goes Gold" for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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#GoGold with Aflac this #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth for kids facing this terrible disease. From giving My Special Aflac Duck® to more than 5,000 children so far to donating over $136 million toward the cause, Aflac is dedicated to these young heroes.

Follow Aflac on Facebook and share who you're going gold for.

VIDEO | Tour Mohawk Group's Showroom at NeoCon 2019 with Interior Design

Editor in chief Cindy Allen explores the showroom and science + design behind Relaxing Floors with Mohawk Group at NeoCon
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Live from Mohawk Group’s NeoCon 2019 showroom, company execs share insights into a new collection, called Relaxing Floors, which is designed to help reduce stress by mimicking patterns in nature – a concept known as fractal fluency.

Click here to explore Mohawk Group's new Relaxing Floors collection.

 

Taking On More Without Burning Out: Booz Allen’s Leading Together Series

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The World Health Organization describes burnout as “extreme workplace stress.” According to Harvard Business Review, it has six main causes: workload overload, perceived lack of control, a mismatch between efforts and payoff, lack of a supportive community, lack of recognition and/or fair treatment, and a values mismatch.

VICKS Long Way Home #TouchOfCare

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Vicks is partnering with Mission Australia and Coles to help people experiencing homelessness in Australia.

We, at Vicks, believe that everyone deserves the #TouchOfCare, especially those who have been brought down by life’s hardships. Because a single person who cares can be the support you need to lift yourself up.

Duke Energy Foundation Provides $250,000 in Grants to Address Opioid Addiction in 11 Indiana Counties

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  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

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  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

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