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James Beard Award Winner and Celebrity Chef Jimmy Bannos, Jr. to Serve as Sodexo’s Culinary Ambassador at Northwestern University

Bannos will make guest appearances, create signature dishes and more
Press Release

CHICAGO, October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, in partnership with Northwestern University Dining, today announced that one of Chicago’s own celebrity chefs and owner of The Purple Pig, Jimmy Bannos, Jr., will serve as Northwestern Dining’s new culinary ambassador for the upcoming school year. Working alongside Northwestern Dining’s Executive Chef Chris Studtmann and his 13 chefs, Chef Bannos brings an exceptionally creative and exciting lens to the student dining experience.

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

Press Release

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.

The Top Jobs for the Future: Now Hiring

by Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin
Blog

As the leader of one of the most technologically advanced companies in the world, I am often asked about the future of our workforce -- specifically, what will be the hottest careers 10 to 20 years from now? 

This was one of the main topics of discussion at Fortune's recent Most Powerful Women Summit, when it was posed this way: "What are the jobs that are going to be there [several] years from now that we can't even imagine?"

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

By Shelley White
Article

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.

Creating a Purpose-Rich Environment for Your Employees Through Volunteering

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Whose responsibility is it to introduce purpose into the workplace: the employee or employer?

Before delving into that question, you may be wondering, “What do you mean by ‘purpose’?” Bea Boccalandro, a purpose advocate, defines it as broadening the social mission of corporate jobs. The result? Increased employee engagement, performance, and general wellbeing.

Companies Strengthen Social Investment Strategies, Reinforce Commitments to Stakeholders Despite Continued Global Uncertainties

Largest corporate social engagement survey of 258 companies finds modest increases in rates of corporate giving across the US
Press Release

October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In the largest, most robust, industry-leading and internationally-recognized research of corporate social engagement, CECP: The CEO Force for Good, in association with The Conference Board, found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2017 Edition report that the world’s leading corporations are emphasizing strategy and outcomes more than ever with 60%

Arrow Electronics’ Chief Strategy Officer Cathy Morris Honored with Colorado State University Alumni Award

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Centennial, Colo. - Arrow Electronics’ Chief Strategy Officer Cathy Morris was honored with a distinguished alumni award earlier this month from the Colorado State University Alumni Association. Morris, who graduated from CSU in 1980 with a B.S. in finance and real estate, received the “College of Business Honor Alumna” award for her work guiding innovation forward at Colorado’s largest company by revenue, Arrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW).

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 

Black, Female Insurance Exec on Quest to Mentor Teen Girls

Article

Teresa White, the first woman and African-American president of Georgia-based insurance giant Aflac U.S., has the knack to inspire. So says Seychelle Hercules, a formerly bashful girl who went on to win Georgia’s Miss Columbus pageant after hearing the trailblazing Black executive speak.

CSX Recognized for Diversity in the Boardroom

Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., October 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ CSX Corporation (Nasdaq: CSX) was honored this week at the Women Executive Leadership (WEL) Florida annual Corporate Salute Event for advancing gender diversity in corporate boardrooms. WEL is a member-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women serving on corporate boards and in executive suites by advocating, educating and connecting accomplished leaders.

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