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Bike building event at Ally’s leadership training conference highlights the importance of giving back to the community

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 7, 2016 6:55 PM ET

MIAMI, December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/- Ally Financial today joined with local nonprofit organizations to build and donate bikes to Miami children for the holidays. The bike building event was part of a leadership training conference for auto dealers, called Ally Automotive Leadership Academy. During the conference, more than 100 people gathered to hear a panel of dealers and Ally representatives discuss the importance of giving back to their communities and then divided into groups to assemble 22 bikes.

Resort Casino injects Prince George’s County with $320 million in spending with Minority Business Enterprises; hires diverse local residents to fill 4,000 new jobs; donates over $1 million to local charities

Press Release from in Human Resources
Dec 7, 2016 6:15 PM ET

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – MGM National Harbor announces that it has met and exceeded all of its commitments to Prince George’s County, Md. under the Community Benefits Agreement. The luxury casino resort, set to open on December 8, has hired 48 percent of its 4,000 employees from the County and donated more than $1 million to local organizations. Workforce development, economic inclusion, philanthropy, and community engagement have been integral to the resort’s success as a transformational project in the Capital Region.

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 7, 2016 3:30 PM ET

Nobody wants to spend the holidays in the ER. Last year, more than 90,000 people are treated in the ER for ladder-related injuries and nearly 4,000 injuries associated with extension cords.

At Sodexo we use the 3 Checks for Safety before beginning any task as part of our Zero Harm Mindset. You can ask these questions at home too:

Blog from in Philanthropy
Dec 7, 2016 3:30 PM ET

Join America's Charities as we highlight different nonprofits and share how individuals and companies can Shape the Future of various causes through workplace giving programs.

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Dec 7, 2016 3:25 PM ET

Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, has been a member of Save the Children’s Board of Trustees since 2012. She shares Save the Children’s dedication to creating immediate and lasting change in the lives of children and families around the world. 

Since 2014, the Pfizer Foundation has actively supported Save the Children’s much-needed efforts to improve access to childhood immunization and family planning services for women in the African nation of Malawi, where millions of people make the equivalent of just $1 per day.  

Article from in Human Resources
Dec 7, 2016 2:15 PM ET

Originally posted on TechCrunch.

Leaders at tech startups are alarmed by the absence of women from mission-critical roles — software engineering, especially — at their own companies. Their boards are saying, “We gave you the money to grow, grow, grow, but you’re not. You don’t have the engineers to get it done.” The board can’t miss that you only seem able to hire men. So your dev team is shorthanded.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Dec 7, 2016 2:00 PM ET

Join America's Charities as we highlight different nonprofits and share how individuals and companies can Shape the Future of various causes through workplace giving programs.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 7, 2016 1:40 PM ET

In 2016, Sanofi has risen 2 positions in the Access To Medicine (ATM) Index, from 8th to 6th rank. The ATM Index analyses the top 20 research-based pharmaceutical companies on how they make medicines, vaccines and diagnostics more accessible in low- and middle-income countries.

Sanofi’s performance is well recognized this year in the two main areas, which represent 45% of the overall score and are major enablers of access:

Research & Development:

Local food purchasing within the University of Maine System has increased every month since Sodexo began instituting local procurement processes

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Dec 7, 2016 1:30 PM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, and the University of Maine are bridging the gap between local business owners and food distributors through an information expo on serving locally sourced seafood and produce on college campuses. On November 1 and 3, Sodexo and the University of Maine hosted Scaling Up, a networking and professional development event aimed at helping local farmers, businesses, and fishermen secure a larger market reach for their products.

Article from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Dec 7, 2016 1:30 PM ET

Bloomberg hosted an exclusive luncheon with the Hon. Mary Schapiro in Hong Kong on November 29. More than 60 of the city’s top business and finance leaders came together to discuss the RMB’s future following the recent U.S. elections.

The Measured Summit: Measuring the Impact of Social Design on Human Health

Press Release from in Education
Dec 7, 2016 1:00 PM ET

Does human centered design lead to better health outcomes?
Does it make patients smarter and more informed?
Can it make health care companies more innovative and successful?
Can it improve delivery of products and services?
Come find out.

You should come because you’ll leave with:

Multimedia with summary from in Education
Dec 7, 2016 12:45 PM ET

The Wendy’s Heisman National Finalists represent the best scholar athletes in the country. After a nationwide search, the field has been narrowed to only ten. They come from all walks of life, but have one thing in common: a drive and hunger to reach higher, go further and give more in the classroom, on the field and in their communities.

By Kevin Reutter, Principal Network Planning Engineer, TP&E Global Technology Optimization and Implementation, AT&T

Blog from in Energy
Dec 7, 2016 12:45 PM ET

We’re a big fan of puzzles in my household. It started off with the small ones – the cartoon trains and characters that took my kids a few minutes to put together. We’ve increased our difficulty since then, and are up to the 500+ pieces.

My kids get a little overwhelmed when we first dump all the pieces out. But together, we form a strategy: starting at the corners and building it out piece by piece from there.

By Dr. Donato Calace

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 7, 2016 12:30 PM ET

Corporate responsibility (or its sister concepts such as sustainability, corporate citizenship, and the like) may have won “the battle of ideas”, being awarded with the status of its own in business schools and having dedicated departments in the world largest companies, it still remains a tucked away exotic island compared to well established continents of other management disciplines, such as strategy or marketing.

CBRE Scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Dec 7, 2016 12:10 PM ET

Los Angeles, December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality that is administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. With its high score, CBRE is recognized as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.