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Tlaxcala Team Takes Action, Named One of Owens Corning's 2021 Top Volunteers

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The Owens Corning Foundation announces the Volunteer of the Year honorees for 2021.

Honorees direct a $10,000 donation from the Owens Corning Foundation to a charity of their choice. Applications for three categories of Volunteer of the Year (Employee, Employee Team, and Retiree) were reviewed by a panel of judges from around the world. The decisions were based on the volunteers’ involvement and commitment, and the impact on the organizations they serve.

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The Owens Corning Foundation announces the Volunteer of the Year honorees for 2021.

Honorees direct a $10,000 donation from the Owens Corning Foundation to a charity of their choice. Applications for three categories of Volunteer of the Year (Employee, Employee Team, and Retiree) were reviewed by a panel of judges from around the world. The decisions were based on the volunteers’ involvement and commitment, and the impact on the organizations they serve.

Dow Employee Resource Groups Stepped Up and Took Action in 2020

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When the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders caused more than half of employees to move suddenly to remote work environments, our 10 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) stepped up to address these new workplace challenges and found new ways to keep employees connected and supported in 2020. Here’s how:

ADDRESSING SYSTEMIC RACISM

United Customers Can Now Access 3,000 COVID Testing Locations at Albertson Companies and Walmart Through Airline's Mobile App and Website

Airline's digital channels now offer customers easy access to more than 3,000 testing locations via Accenture and CLX Health's TrustAssure™ Platform integration
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CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Starting today, United customers can access even more COVID testing locations, including more than 3,000 new Walmart and Albertson Companies locations across the U.S., through the airline's website and mobile app in the Travel Ready Center.

An Emerging and Growing Workplace Issue: Psychosocial Risks

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People are the heart of any organization, and ensuring their psychological well-being is a critical part of managing the overall occupational health of the organization’s human capital. Psychosocial workplace issues, broadly referred to as “stress” have been present in the workplace for as long as there have been workers. However, the past 18 months and the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated some of the usual issues.

The Future of Sustainable Travel

by Grace Coleman
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If Covid-19 has taught us anything, it is that life is too short. And that we should stop and take stock of how to thrive more successfully.

A key component of this is being mindful about how to help repair the planet post-pandemic, in terms of lowering our individual carbon footprint, and being fully aware of urgent challenges such as climate change.

While foreign travel isn’t fully back on the cards yet, more people are making greener decisions about how they will travel to lessen the impact on the environment.

Pandenomics Podcast Ep. 18: Small Businesses Look to Bounce Back With Community Support

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Even as Canada boasts rising vaccination rates, easing restrictions and a newfound optimism for the future, small businesses have a lot of work ahead to regain their traction within the economy, says Dan Kelly, President of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

The Ultimate Flexible Building

More than ever, we need buildings that can bend to whatever the future brings. But flexibility itself has always been a malleable concept. Can it be pinned down?
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Think of a building: how’s it doing in the pandemic? Has it adapted well to a change in circumstances? Can you see it remaining useful and relevant for the foreseeable future?

Unemployment Fraud Is Not Resolved

Pandemic-related fraud leaves thousands without access to basic human needs
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By Eva Velasquez,  President/CEO, Identity Theft Resource Center

United Awards Free Flights for a Year to Winners of "Your Shot to Fly" Sweepstakes

Grand prize winners live in Bradenton, FL; Cleveland, OH; Goodyear, AZ; Oakland, CA and San Francisco, CA
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CHICAGO, August 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines recently announced the five lucky grand prize winners of its "Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes, who will each get to fly anywhere in the world United flies with a companion over the course of the next year. The winners of the "Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes are:

International AIDS Society Leaders on the Future of HIV Prevention and Treatment

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Over the past 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases to center stage. For Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Dr. Sharon Lewin, Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia, the pandemic offers an opportunity for the global health community to review its approach to HIV prevention and treatment and to plot a stronger course going forward.

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