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Blog from in Human Resources
Jul 3, 2020 9:30 PM ET

Whether we learn it in workplace environments, or by personal experiences in the relationships that matter most in life the concept of safety is inextricably linked to feelings of belonging.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 3, 2020 12:00 PM ET

As we enter into the 2020 election season, the way in which we participate has the potential to be impacted. From concerns around vote hacking to the fear of exposure to COVID-19, states are under increased scrutiny about how they will handle this year’s election. There is one thing that provides a good solution for both concerns – paper.

The Security of Paper Ballots


Blog from in Business & Trade
Jul 3, 2020 11:30 AM ET

While Mohawk is a global flooring leader, our roots are firmly planted in American soil. To honor our employees and celebrate our heritage, Mohawk hosted a special American flag raising ceremony just in time for Independence Day last year.

To show our appreciation for these employees, Mohawk raised a 45 foot by 75 foot American flag — the largest in the history of the state of Georgia — on the grounds of our Union Grove campus near I-75, one of America’s most heavily trafficked highways. 


Article from in Human Resources
Jul 3, 2020 10:00 AM ET

The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and CW (Cambridge Wireless) present an exclusive webinar with speakers from Facebook, World Bank, UN Global Compact and Qualcomm, looking at how women entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries can be supported, through digital technology.


Though celebrations may still look different this Fourth of July, it is still possible to have fun and celebrate sustainably.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 3, 2020 9:10 AM ET

With the likelihood of increasing personal, smaller fireworks displays following some cancellations of public displays around Independence Day, we are sharing some tips to stay safe while keeping the environment in mind. In fact, it is important to take steps to prevent litter when you can and dispose of fireworks waste properly – and safely.


Blog from in Finance & Investment
Jul 3, 2020 9:00 AM ET

The federal government’s massive increase in spending in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is contributing to “substantially better” economic outcomes than would have been the case without those measures, while raising net debt levels only marginally over what they would have been, a new Scotiabank Economics report says.

The economic impact of the pandemic on households and businesses would also have been worse without the stimulus, with unemployment reaching 15% as opposed to the anticipated 13%, the report says.


Wrapping up our 10th annual Safety Month celebration

Article from in Business & Trade
Jul 3, 2020 8:00 AM ET

Throughout June, our employees displayed their commitment to being Safer and Stronger Together, making our 10th annual Safety Month a huge success. This month is a time to reinforce our Health & Safety practices that support a strong safety culture year-round. As we reflect on Safety Month, let’s look for ways to incorporate what we learned in our daily work and lives.


Article from in Philanthropy
Jul 2, 2020 4:30 PM ET

“Since the COVID-19 pandemic escalated in the U.S. in March, businesses have shuttered, leaving millions to unexpectedly need to file for unemployment. People who live paycheck-to-paycheck don’t have emergency savings. And now, they need help meeting the basics: food, childcare and housing.” – Michael K. Durkin, President and CEO, United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley.


Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 2, 2020 4:00 PM ET

Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. Core to our ethos is the belief that we can all learn and grow through service.


Article from in Human Resources
Jul 2, 2020 3:30 PM ET

For many people, the term "Flipping the Bird" refers to a very specific hand gesture.

But Vancouver-based artist Shawn Hunt hopes that, with a little luck, perhaps that phrase could carry a new meaning while sparking an important conversation about Truth and Reconciliation in Canada.

Flipping the Bird is the title of Hunt's provocative sculpture currently on display at TD Wealth Management in the Bank's Vancouver head office.


Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jul 2, 2020 2:45 PM ET

SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the COVID-19 crisis struck and forced the closure of school facilities, an unprecedented move to distance learning placed an emphasis on digital equity. Maintaining its commitment to equitable access, the district’s Integrated Technology (IT) Division distributed more than 50,000 district-funded devices to students throughout the district.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 2, 2020 2:35 PM ET

We are excited to announce the kick off of our July Coffee Talk Series, hosted by CyberGrants team members, and covering pertinent topics impacting Corporate Social Responsibility leaders. These 45-minute web-based strategic discussions will focus on current social impact topics and provide the audience opportunities for learning and information gathering. No slides, just candid conversations.


Written By: Cassandra Savel, CSR Intern

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jul 2, 2020 2:30 PM ET

With health being a key focus area of our Global Giving program, ON Semiconductor is committed to supporting organizations that strive to enhance the health and wellbeing of communities, including vision and eye health.


Enhanced care, expanded assistance program for customers experiencing payment challenges

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jul 2, 2020 2:15 PM ET

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today said they are adding steps to help customers who are suffering financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The additional steps build on the swift actions both service providers offered to help customers at the start of the response to the pandemic. Both suspended key credit processes, including disconnections for nonpayment, late payment fees and fees for credit card and other payments.


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