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Kim’s Story: How ScottsMiracle-Gro’s Holistic Approach to Wellness Grew Her Family

LiveTotal Health program provides physical, financial and personal support
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More love to give

“We had both been thinking about it,” says Kim when asked about her and her husband’s decision to adopt a foster child. “I have two children—21 and 25—and a 14-year-old stepdaughter, but we both felt in our hearts that we had more love to give.”

That’s when an introspection of Kim and her husband’s home, their family and their relationships began. Together, they researched the adoption process, found an adoption agency and had many thoughtful discussions with their family.

The process is more than paperwork

Pilita’s Story: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Help Each Other in Times of Need

Associate Support Fund raised $82,000 in 2018
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It started with a phone call

A phone call from Pilita’s son changed both their lives in 2015. He was serving in the U.S. Air Force overseas and was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He was rushed back to the States to his home base in Idaho in order to begin cancer treatments immediately.

Pilita wanted to be with her son, but she was 2,000 miles away. “A plane ticket to Idaho is a big, unexpected expense,” she says. “I was worried about the cost, but I just had to get there.”

She received a helping hand

Schneider Electric Accelerates Its Practices of Gender Equality and Inclusion Forward with 100% Leadership Commitment to UN Women's Empowerment Principles

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

Slam Dunk: How Women at Johnson & Johnson Pioneered Company Basketball

With college basketball tournaments in full swing, we're passing on company hoops history that dates back more than a century.
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Q: Is it true there was once a women’s basketball team at Johnson & Johnson?
 
A: Margaret Gurowitz, Chief Historian: There's a long history of employee sports teams at Johnson & Johnson, beginning with a men’s baseball team in 1895. The first women's basketball team was formed in 1907 by members of the Laurel Club, which was founded the same year.

Johnson & Johnson Named a LinkedIn Top Company for 2019

The LinkedIn list recognizes companies in the U.S. where people most want to work. And this year, Johnson & Johnson is also featured on the Brazil, Japan and UK lists.
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Johnson & Johnson not only strives to provide its employees with industry-leading benefits—such as global parental leave and military leave

The TriplePundit Flash: New Fund Aims to Close Lending Gap for Women Entrepreneurs

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Shavon Marley (pictured above), owner and founder of Marley Transport & Trucking in Raleigh, North Carolina, is one of many women to benefit from this new impact investing fund.  Women are becoming entrepreneurs at a rate far faster than men in the U.S. Yet less than 5 percent of small business lending—only $1 in $23—goes to women.

3 Changes for Women and Business in 2019

To accelerate the pace of change in workplace gender equality, business can implement and scale solutions to reach more women.
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We celebrate International Women’s Day this year, as ever, with the launch of a wealth of new initiatives and commitments from companies, governments and civil society organizations. And yet, the pace of change is still too slow.

Booz Allen’s Rashi Narain On Her Holistic View of Cybersecurity

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This piece profiles Rashi Narain, a lead associate with Booz Allen’s Cyber group. Rashi optimizes program delivery by leveraging data analytics for strategic decision-making and execution. In addition to serving as the firm’s Washington, DC, Regional Ambassador for the Society of Women Engineers, she uses her project management skills to run a dance school. Read more about how Rashi got her start in cyber and her current role as cybersecurity and arts mentor, below. 

How did you get involved in cybersecurity? 

Teck Is Bridging the Gender Gap by Creating a Diversity Network in Chile

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In Chile, women make up just 8.3% of workers in the mining industry; at 14%, Teck’s workforce in Chile exceeds the industry average. However, knowing the importance of inclusion and diversity, we doubled down on a cultural change with a gender perspective to better support and attract women into our workforce. 

Comcast NBCUniversal Named a LinkedIn Top Company for 2019

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April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to LinkedIn’s Top Companies list for a third-straight year. The list identifies 50 companies where Americans most want to work right now.

The annual ranking is calculated by analyzing actions taken by over half a billion LinkedIn users and weighs three main metrics – job applications, engagement and employee retention – at U.S. companies with over 500 employees.

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