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PANDORA’S My School Project

Now in its 11th consecutive year, PANDORA’s ‘My School Project’ is one of the longest running charity initiatives for the company. The initiative gives PANDORA employees in Thailand the chance to help the school they once attended.
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In some areas of Thailand, especially rural areas, school buildings can still be run-down and filled with old equipment, which may lower the quality of education. PANDORA’s ‘My School Project’ gives its employees in Thailand a chance to give back to their local communities.

Each year, PANDORA’s employees in Thailand can nominate the school that they once attended for the project. Once a school has been chosen, the project of both renovating and building facilities begins with the materials paid for by PANDORA.

Giving back to their local community

PFLAG's Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools for All

Subaru Announces the new edition of "Cultivating Respect," PFLAG's safe schools publication
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PFLAG National is sharing just a few tips to creating safer schools.

Meet Gildan's Entrepreneurial Employees

Gildan Gastro Bazar showcases family businesses run by our employees
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Gildan’s Gastro Bazar showcased the flourishing businesses of over 23 Gildan employees;   entrepreneurs who have built and managed their own businesses outside of their work at Gildan. Over 700 employees attended the event, generating great exposure and creating potential customers for these growing businesses. Entry proceeds from the event were donated towards rehabilitation of a colleague injured in a car accident. Watch the video to learn just what they do.

Wells Fargo Volunteer George Baskerville Brings Baseball to Kids With Disabilities

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Wells Fargo volunteer George Baskerville works with The Miracle® League of Richmond to bring baseball to kids with disabilities. (3:30)

Working ‘Miracles’ With Baseball

Wells Fargo volunteer George Baskerville devotes hundreds of hours every year to bring baseball to kids with disabilities
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When George Baskerville, a project manager for Wells Fargo Advisors, saw an article about the construction of a baseball diamond adapted especially for players with disabilities, he was intrigued — but he had no idea it would lead to the start of a decade-long passion. Out of curiosity, he took his then 9-year-old son to the ribbon-cutting. Since that day, he has spent hundreds of Saturday mornings at that same site, doing everything from setting up equipment to running wheelchair-bound players around the bases.

An Ally at the Intersection

By: Gerri Mason Hall
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Imagine a room with 4,000 people from every state and 40 other nations. It’s a giant room which intersects many ages, genders, races, abilities and ethnicities along with a diverse range of talents, experience and professions. In fact, they come from more than 250 employers including my own, Sodexo. You might wonder what makes this global business conference unique?

Brown-Forman Corporation Named One of “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Brown-Forman Corporation was named a top-scoring company on the 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI®) survey, conducted by the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Brown-Forman received a perfect score of 100.

In the third year of the Index, 110 companies participated in the 2017 DEI with results indicating where companies are excelling in their commitment to inclusive environmental, social, and governance policies.

A Fresh Start: How Rania Llewellyn Is Helping Canadian Immigrants Kick-Start Their Career

By Shelley White
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When Rania Llewellyn graduated with an undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, she faced a challenge many newcomers to Canada had faced before her; she was a well-educated immigrant who couldn’t find a job.

Born in Kuwait City to an Egyptian father and Jordanian mother, Rania had grown up in Kuwait and Egypt, completing the first two years of her commerce degree at the American University in Cairo. But then the Gulf War erupted, and Rania’s parents decided to emigrate to Canada in 1992, where she completed her degree.

Tupperware Brands Recognized for Accelerating Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

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Tupperware Brands was recognized at the Women Executive Leadership Corporate Salute 2017, which honored Florida's Top Companies for accelerating Gender Diversity in the Boardroom and C-suite. Tupperware Brands received the 2017 Elevate Award and Lillian Garcia, EVP/Chief HR Officer delivered the key note address.

View the complete list of honorees here 

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