Sodexo Named Best Company for Latinas; Home Depot Foundation Pledges $50M for Veterans; PwC Survey Says Millennials Want to Volunteer - CSR Minute for September 12, 2012
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Sodexo has been named as one of the best companies for Latinas to work for in the U.S. by Latina Style magazine. The company was included as one of the Top 50 businesses in the magazine’s Latina Style 50 Report, an annual study of corporate America’s policies and practices that relate to Latinas in this country.
The Home Depot Foundation has pledged $50 million dollars to veterans housing initiatives as part of its second annual Celebration of Service campaign. The funds will be committed over the next three years to veterans’ nonprofits. The pledge follows the three-year, $30 million dollar pledge the Foundation made in 2011, a campaign that successfully concluded a year ahead of schedule.
A Price Waterhouse Coopers survey concludes that today’s employees are entering the workforce with the expectation that volunteering will be part of their professional careers. According to the survey, 88 percent of Millennials gravitated toward companies with CSR programs. 86 percent would consider leaving a job if their employer’s CSR programs no longer met their expectations.
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