Corporate Social Responsibility

General Mills Covington Plant Donates Over $250k to Organizations

by Hunter Terrell
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As part of General Mills’ Hometown Grant Program, 19 community organizations in Covington and the surrounding area have received more than $250,000 in grant money.

Honorees were treated to a breakfast banquet Friday morning at the General Mills west plant on Industrial Boulevard.

Recognizing and Honoring the Sacrifices of Firefighters

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Firefighters selflessly dedicate their time to protecting our lives and property, and sometimes they make the ultimate sacrifice while risking their lives to save others.

On May 4th – International Firefighters’ Day – we invite you to recognize and honor the sacrifices that firefighters make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible, and to thank current and past firefighters for their contributions.

Why Employee Volunteer Recognition is Important

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The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) field talks about employee volunteer recognition as either “employee recognition” or “volunteer recognition.” In terms of thought leadership on how companies are recognizing employee volunteers, we rarely see these two topics married. And that’s because they are treated like two different worlds – when they’re not.

Law Day 2019: Celebrating Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society

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Taking place on May 1st each year, Law Day is a national day established by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958 to mark the nation's commitment to the rule of law. Law Day provides an opportunity to understand how law and the legal process protect our liberty, strive to achieve justice, and contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share.

The 2019 Law Day theme is Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society. These cornerstones of democracy – in the United States and around the world – are the foundations for a free society.

Environmental Threats to Us and Mother Earth --- Seven Trends to Consider…and Develop Solutions From the Forum for the Future

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (04.25.2019)
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This week we celebrated Earth Day.  That first (1970) observance became a catalyst for action – soon after the first of a series of environmental-focused Federal legislation began to change dirty air to cleaner and then clean, and more laws to address a very unhealthy state of affairs in the U.S.A. (The Environmental Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, RCRA, etc.).  But…the challenges for society have not gone away. The list of “hot ESG issues” grows by the week. 

Fisk Johnson Raises Awareness of Deforestation, Continuing Longstanding Commitment to Global Forest Protection

SC Johnson to Source 100% of its Natural Raw Materials from Sustainably Managed Forests by 2020
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RACINE, Wis., April 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Forest protection has been a focus for SC Johnson for generations. Now, the company's Chairman and CEO, Fisk Johnson, is shining a spotlight on the topic in his ongoing effort to raise awareness of global environmental issues like deforestation and ocean plastic.

Embrace Our Beautiful Planet and Our Shared Responsibility to Protect it

Five High-Impact Charities to Support in Celebration of Earth Day 2019
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50 years ago, the EPA did not exist, which meant there was no Clean Air Act, no Clean Water Act, and no legal regulatory mechanism to protect our environment. This all changed in April 1970 when Senator Gaylord Nelson created Earth Day as a way to force this issue onto the national agenda. Twenty million Americans demonstrated in different U.S. cities, and it worked! In December 1970, Congress authorized the creation of a new federal agency to tackle environmental issues, the U.S.

[Webinar] Evolving Your Employee Volunteer Program for Greater Impact & Participation

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About 8 in 10 companies view volunteer opportunities as an important way to engage employees, yet one-third of employees don't give through their workplace giving programs because they're not able to choose causes that matter to them. Employee volunteer managers are tasked with engaging employees authentically while effectively tracking and reporting on their program's value.

When Will Sustainable Investing Be Considered to be in the Mainstream?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (04.18.2019)
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“Movements” – what comes to mind when we describe the characteristics of this term are 20th Century examples. The late-20th Century “environmental movement” was a segue from the older 19th and early 20th Century “conservation movement” that was jump started by President Theodore Roosevelt (#26), who in his 8 years in the Oval Office preserved some 100,000 acres of American land every work day (this before the creation of the National Parks System a decade later).

MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Fabien Thibault

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As part of our brand-new employee spotlight series, we’re sitting down with Fabien Thibault, global manager of product and packaging sustainability at MilliporeSigma — the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany — to learn more about the work he’s doing to move the needle.

1. How did you get your start with MilliporeSigma?

I started with MilliporeSigma in 2005 as a packaging engineer in the business field, which later became BioMonitoring. In this role, I oversaw the development of packaging for new products.

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