workforce development

Inclusion and Safety: Drivers of Business Success

By: David Boyd Williams

As demographic shifts accelerate the changing global workforce, leaders who leverage the diversity of their employee populations and create an inclusive culture, could see higher levels of safety and engagement within their organization. While there is not necessarily a causal relationship between inclusion, safety, and engagement, some studies reflect a correlation between these indicators and positive business outcomes.

Talk with Green Guy Show - 3/20/16 - Mayors Climate Summit Series - Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Mgr, City of Richmond, VA

Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Manager, City of Richmond, VA
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Listen to the March 20th show by clicking below and be sure to tune in this Sunday, March 27th for an interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC.

KeyBank Foundation Awards $1.4 Million to Tri-C Foundation to Expand College’s Public Safety Training Programs


Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®)  Foundation will receive $1.4 million from the KeyBank Foundation to enhance and expand the College’s public safety education and training programs.The grant will support high-quality training for students pursuing careers as law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and other in-demand public safety occupations in Northeast Ohio.The program will include a campaign to recruit minority and female candidates for first responder jobs, as well as outreach initiatives to U.S.

Designing Workforce Development for the Next Generation of Leaders

By: George Chavel

A corporation is nothing without its people.  They are the heart and soul of any company and can be the factor that sets an organization apart from its competitors. Developing that workforce in a way that helps maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace has become more critical than ever.

KeyBank Provides $13.8 MM to Affordable Housing Development in Oregon During Housing America Month

Bascom Village in Eugene, OR will house individuals earning 50 percent or less of area median income
Press Release

CLEVELAND, October 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, KeyBank announced it will provide $13.8 million to support the development of Bascom Village Phase I, a 53-unit affordable housing complex sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County (SVDP) in Eugene, Oregon. The loan will support underserved families working to get ahead in a volatile labor market, and highlights the importance of quality housing options during Housing America Month this October.

Window Film Training Program Opens Doors

Eastman’s new manufacturing training program in Virginia is changing lives.
Press Release

June 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Ben Davis was working 50 hours a week to support his family. When he heard of the Center for Advanced Film Manufacturing (CAFM) and the potential to enter the window film workforce, he knew it was a great opportunity.

“It was a struggle taking care of my wife and one-year-old girl on a few hours of sleep, but I kept my eyes on the goal of a career working with Eastman,” Davis said.

Capital One Launches $500,000 Grant Program to Build Workforce Technology Skills

New program will support technology education programs that will help people build the job skills needed to succeed in the digital age
Press Release

January 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Capital One today announced the launch of the dFUND, a new grant program that will support innovative programs developed by leading nonprofit organizations that help individuals obtain the technology skills and capabilities needed in an ever-changing digital economy to fill the jobs of today and tomorrow.

Investing in the Next Generation of our Energy Workforce


Nearly half of today’s energy workforce will retire in the next decade, and Avista Utilities is no exception to this trend. In fact, the utility predicts more than 25 percent of its employees will retire in the next five years and 40 to 50 percent in the next ten years. This, in combination with a growing need for tech-savvy employees, has Avista is in-need of skilled individuals to fill roles across their organization.


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