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WELL and RESET to Align Building Standards

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NEW YORK & SHANGHAI, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and GIGA, an independent third-party company specializing in the development of building standards and cloud-based assessment tools, announced today that the two organizations will form a strategic partnership to align applicable areas of IWBI’s WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) and GIGA’s RESET™ Standard. This partnership will also include the integration of RESET’s data collection and assessment framework into the operability of WELL.

“Hidden Figures” Sparks STEM Commitments

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Despite the fact that female and male students perform equally in mathematics and science on standardized tests in K-12 grades, women remain underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce today. Fortunately, STEM took the spotlight with the release of the “Hidden Figures” film which increased awareness of past gender and racial inequity.

Benevity’s User-centric Technology Helps Microsoft Increase Employee Giving by 14 Percent

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Calgary, AB, March 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Benevity announces that Spark, its market-leading cloud solution for workplace giving and volunteering, was used to help Microsoft achieve record participation and donation volume in their employee giving program.

Women's History Month: Cisco's Pledge to Support Diversity

CEO Chuck Robbins signed The Multiplier Effect pledge. Learn how Cisco is creating change this Women's History Month.
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by Stephanie Chan

As we collectively step into the Spring season, many are taking the time to celebrate diversity and inclusion with Women's History Month.

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins signed The Multiplier Effect pledge on Feb 28th—symbolizing a promise to support diversity in the tech industry by sponsoring one diverse person for advancement. Robbins joined the Women Executive Roundtable at this year's Mobile World Congress to engage in the conversation of positive change.

Hell No, Kraft Heinz! Hell Yes, Business For Good!

Unilever CEO Paul Polman's rebuff of an unsolicited offer was an act in favor of business for good, but can corporate commitments to sustainability withstand shareholder demands?
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Sustainability icon and Unilever CEO Paul Polman made his feelings crystal clear on the unsolicited merger offer last week by Kraft Heinz, backed by the Brazilian cost-cutters at 3G Capital and their partner Warren Buffett:  the proposed deal, Unilever said, “had no merit, either financial or strategic.”  Ouch.

For the Love of Luck - An Orvis Dog's Story

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Some dogs are special - the way they soldier through the ups and downs, how they bring tail-thumping optimism to our day, the way they make us better people. For Nancy Mackinnon, Luck’s mom, “It’s an amazing experience to go through a lifetime with a dog.”

Kids Cook Fresh Contest

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Whole Kids Foundation is on a mission to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Established as a 501(c) 3 organization by Whole Foods Market in 2011, we believe that real food should taste good and be good for you. This fall, we are delighted to launch a kids cooking contest to spark culinary curiosity for budding junior chefs, allowing families to spend quality time together in the kitchen. 

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Whole Kids Foundation is on a mission to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Established as a 501(c) 3 organization by Whole Foods Market in 2011, we believe that real food should taste good and be good for you. This fall, we are delighted to launch a kids cooking contest to spark culinary curiosity for budding junior chefs, allowing families to spend quality time together in the kitchen. 

Through Strategic Volunteer Engagement, KPMG and Freeport-McMoRan Promote Youth Education

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There are a variety of ways companies support education initiatives across the country, from philanthropic investments and fundraising to employee engagement activities and skills-based volunteering. For 2016 Civic 50 sector leaders KPMG and Freeport-McMoRan, investment in education translates to a firm-wide commitment and strategic business opportunity.

A Commitment Never to Cut Corners: The Wendy’s Supplier Code of Conduct

by Liliana Esposito
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Since our founding by Dave Thomas in 1969, we have always operated under a core set of values which begin and end with a commitment to Quality. These values extend beyond the walls of our restaurants, and Restaurant Support Center, to the long-standing, collaborative relationships we have with our trusted suppliers.

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