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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

Going Remote: Our Traveling Office

"Our hope is to inspire others to think outside the literal box and envision what today’s headquarters can be."
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By Rachel Gutter

Aflac Ducks Go to Kids With Cancer

By Jessica Hardin
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American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, Ga., has partnered with Children’s Miracle Network to provide a free duck to every child diagnosed with cancer in the country.

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Carpet Design Inspired by UO Physics Gets the World's Attention

By Melody Ward Leslie, University Communications
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The UO’s product design guru thinks more students will want to study physics now that professor Richard Taylor’s research helped land a 2019 Innovation Award at the world’s top commercial design conference.

The winning design represents a colossal application of NASA-funded research led by Taylor, which discovered that people relax as much as 60 percent when exposed to certain natural geometric patterns called fractals.

Mohawk Group Takes Home HiP Award With Science-Backed Workplace Carpet

by Anna Gibertini
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By now, any designer worth his or her salt has heard of biophilia and probably incorporated it into a project somehow. Green walls are all the rage, organic materials like wood and stone are reentering interiors across sectors, and there’s even hard scientific evidence that access to natural light and views can substantially improve a person’s physical and mental health. But biophilia can be a part of a project in subtle, almost imperceptible ways and still have a huge impact on the holistic quality of that space.

Survey Details Employees' Struggles to Eat a Healthy Lunch; Aramark's Health and Wellness VP Explains Why

Survey from the American Heart Association and Aramark highlights employed Americans' desire to eat more healthfully and reveals impact of workplace environment on nutrition choices
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More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three quarters (77%) of all employed Americans say they’re more likely to make healthier decisions at other times of the day if they eat healthy at lunch, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, and Aramark, the largest U.S.-based food service company.

Battling the Baby Blues: Meet 3 Researchers Whose Innovative Work Is All About Boosting the Mental Health of Moms

By Abigail Libers
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A staggering 1 in 7 women suffer from perinatal mood disorders, which can begin as early as pregnancy. We take a look at how these scientists are working to find ways to help halt depression in moms at the most critical juncture: before it starts.

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A staggering 1 in 7 women suffer from perinatal mood disorders, which can begin as early as pregnancy. We take a look at how these scientists are working to find ways to help halt depression in moms at the most critical juncture: before it starts.

BCE Publishes 26th Corporate Responsibility Report

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June 4, 2019 — BCE Inc. ("Bell Canada” or “Bell”) has released its 26th annual Corporate Responsibility Report, covering the company’s performance in 2018 and progress towards its short- and long-term sustainability goals.

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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter challenges mental health stigmas
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At Symantec, employees are key players in the success and expansion of our Corporate Responsibility (CR) program. Employee activism, advocacy, and passion is what transforms our CR strategy into tangible results. We have a robust community relations program that is aligned to our business and we are committed to building a culture that enables employees to apply their time and talents to the issues they care most deeply about. Each quarter we celebrate outstanding volunteer efforts and provide a $1,000 grant to an organization chosen by our “Volunteer of the Quarter.” This quarter, meet Melissa Chouikrat-Marcinkowski, Sales Engineer Manager in Dublin, Ireland, and mental health champion.

 
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At Symantec, employees are key players in the success and expansion of our Corporate Responsibility (CR) program. Employee activism, advocacy, and passion is what transforms our CR strategy into tangible results. We have a robust community relations program that is aligned to our business and we are committed to building a culture that enables employees to apply their time and talents to the issues they care most deeply about. Each quarter we celebrate outstanding volunteer efforts and provide a $1,000 grant to an organization chosen by our “Volunteer of the Quarter.” This quarter, meet Melissa Chouikrat-Marcinkowski, Sales Engineer Manager in Dublin, Ireland, and mental health champion.

 

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