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General Motors Expands Take 2 Program for Those Resuming Careers

Marketers and Canadian professionals added for fall 2017
Press Release

DETROIT, April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Motors continues to expand its career reentry program, Take 2, which provides training and development opportunities for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking a career break of two or more years.

Sealed Air’s Misti Nehus Honored at Women In Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award Ceremony

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Misti Nehus, Sealed Air’s North American Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager, has been selected as a recipient of the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards given by The Manufacturing Institute, an arm of the National Association of Manufacturers, a U.S.-based business advocacy organization. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women at all manufacturing levels who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their careers.

Earth Week Guest Post: Homelessness is Not a Defining Characteristic

By Erika George
Blog

Erika George, director of Development for The Empowerment Plan, explains why homelessness is not a defining characteristic and shares how we can improve the lives of homeless individuals through partnerships and opportunities.  

BSR to Host Event in China Celebrating Completion of Women in Factories Program

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Over the past three years, BSR's Women in Factories program has reached more than 90,000 workers in manufacturing supply chains in China. At the end of each of the past two years, we convened program partners and stakeholders to share best practices and solutions in worker training programs, including how such programs can improve the competitiveness of the entire manufacturing sector.

The Indonesia Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced Project | Enhancing Marine Biodiversity Conservation and Fisheries Management Efforts

Enhancing marine biodiversity conservation and fisheries management efforts while strengthening leadership capacity
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The Indonesia Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) Project supports the Government of Indonesia to improve the management of fisheries and marine resources and to conserve biological diversity. Tetra Tech is implementing the SEA Project, which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The SEA project is targeted at national, provincial, and local levels, with a focus on the provinces of West Papua, Maluku, and North Maluku that lie within Indonesia’s Fishery Management Area (FMA) 715.

Ecocentricity Blog: It's Finally Here!

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I believe that the essence of the book is captured in a question that Paul asked me years ago, and which he continues to ask people: Is climate change happening to us, or for us?

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I believe that the essence of the book is captured in a question that Paul asked me years ago, and which he continues to ask people: Is climate change happening to us, or for us?

FedEx Announces the Launch of the 2017 Global Citizenship Report

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The 2017 Global Citizenship Report (GCR) is now available at csr.fedex.com. The report showcases how FedEx connects people, businesses and communities in ways that advance social and economic progress and environmental sustainability.

Empowering Women & Girls with Storytelling: A Conversation with Sharon D'Agostino, Founder of Say It Forward

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“The thing we can all do immediately is listen - listen with our whole being. That is the only way we can understand other people's experiences in this world. I believe this is a great start on this long journey towards empowerment.” - Sharon D'Agostino 

Tetra Tech Welcomes Its Leadership Academy Class of 2017

Helping our emerging leaders hone their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills
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This March, 30 professionals from across Tetra Tech began their first session of the Tetra Tech Leadership Academy. The Class of 2017 represents the latest installment in Tetra Tech’s corporate professional development program. The Leadership Academy supports the development of outstanding business leaders, while broadening participants’ network of advisors, mentors, and colleagues.

DuPont People Spotlight: Dawn Rittenhouse Recognized with Sustainability Leading Women Award

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On March 8th, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced the first 10 recipients of the inaugural Leading Women Awards, developed to recognize outstanding female leaders within the WBCSD membership.  The awards, which were announced on International Women’s Day, showcase the business leadership of women in WBCSD member companies who are working to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  WBCSD

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