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Black & Veatch Work on $1.3B Koch Fertilizer Plant Expansion Contributes to Water Award

Dec 6, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Black & Veatch, a leading engineering and construction company with deep expertise in industrial water treatment, water reuse and water infrastructure, helped guide a Koch Industries subsidiary to an award-winning water treatment project at the...

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Duke Energy Executive Vice President, Lloyd Yates, Named to List of Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

Dec 5, 2017 4:15 PM ET - Lloyd Yates doesn’t forget the people who gave him a lift. His parents, who insisted that he do something with his life. The Salvation Army, which provided a safe space to play. And the mentors who offered advice, friendship and the codes to crack...

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BET, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Spike and VH1 Are Viacom’s NAACP Image Award Nominees

Dec 5, 2017 9:45 AM ET - We’re thrilled to report that Viacom’s brands have just been nominated for a total of 16 NAACP Image Awards across BET, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Spike and VH1. The awards honor outstanding achievements of people of color and those who promote...

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MGM MACAU Receives Global Recognition for its Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

Dec 4, 2017 5:00 PM ET - Thomson Reuters Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the world’s biggest news and information provider, selected MGM MACAU as a top 15 global finalist for the “Stop Slavery Award” this month. The esteemed award recognizes companies that have...

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Republic Services Recognized as "Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist" at 7th Annual East Bay Philanthropy Awards

Dec 4, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Republic Services of Richmond and Pacheco, California were recognized at the 7th Annual East Bay Philanthropy Awards. Presented by the Sanford Institute for Philanthropy and Wells Fargo honoring the people, businesses, and service organizations that...

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Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100- Current Winners

Dec 4, 2017 9:35 AM ET - Brenda Rideout joined Tangerine (formerly ING DIRECT Canada) in 1999 as director of software development and quickly moved up the ranks to senior executive leadership positions. She was instrumental in growing the bank’s Canadian presence and led...

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Booz Allen Training Program, “Leadership in Focus: Be Inclusive” Receives Gold-Level Recognition from Chief Learning Officer Magazine

Dec 1, 2017 2:00 PM ET - In September of 2016, Booz Allen launched the “Leadership in Focus” series to develop critical skills and behaviors for leaders at all levels of the firm. The first course in the series, “Be Inclusive,” trains leaders about the behaviors required to...

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HP Named Finalist in The Circulars Award Program

Dec 1, 2017 9:15 AM ET - HP has been selected as a Finalist in The Ecolab Award for Circular Economy Tech Disruptor. The Circulars, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, is the world’s premier circular economy award program. ...

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Why The World's Largest Pork Producer Is Breaking New Sustainability Barriers

Nov 30, 2017 8:05 AM ET - As head of the Smithfield Foods’ sustainability program, Stewart Leeth focuses on animal welfare, employee relations, environmental stewardship, food safety and quality, and community development.

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Sociology Professor Helps Students Bridge the Generation Gap With Service

Nov 29, 2017 12:30 PM ET - Finding a common thread between generations can sometimes be difficult these days. So, when one of Dr. Keith Whitworth’s students brought Cycling Without Age to his attention, he immediately jumped at the opportunity to bring the program to Texas...

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Voya Financial Awarded Corporate Secretary Magazine’s Corporate Governance Award for Best Ethics and Compliance Program for the Second Consecutive Year

Nov 29, 2017 10:45 AM ET - “It’s an honor to be recognized by Corporate Secretary Magazine for the second year in-a-row,” said William M. Welch II, chief compliance and ethics officer. “At Voya, we are proud of our values. Our commitment to doing the right thing is a business...

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Celebrating Somerville, MA’s Performance in the National Grid Community Initiative of 2016

Nov 27, 2017 4:05 PM ET - Watch the video: Somerville, MA’s performance in the National Grid Community Initiative of 2016, completing 750 Home Energy Assessments.

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255 Schools Advance in Samsung’s $2 Million* National STEAM Contest

Nov 27, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today announced the 255 state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges students to creatively use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills...

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Comcast NBCUniversal Named Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Nov 27, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Diversity and inclusion are a top priority at Comcast NBCUniversal, and the company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion for our LGBTQ employees. OUT, Comcast NBCUniversal’s LGBTQ-focused Employee Resource Group (ERG), engages people at...

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Booz Allen Executive VP Angie Messer Named a Woman of Influence by the Executive Women’s Forum

Nov 22, 2017 10:35 AM ET - Booz Allen Hamilton executive vice president Angie Messer has been named a “Woman of Influence” by the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF). The distinction is given to four women each year in recognition of their “accomplishments and leadership roles in...

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SC Johnson Argentina Named Best Workplace for 14th Time

Nov 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET - SC Johnson today announced SC Johnson Argentina has been recognized as a 2017 Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The organization ranked fourth on the list of Best Medium-Sized Multinational Companies in the country. The win in...

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Becoming an Employer of Choice

Nov 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Whether it’s providing training, the right tools and resources for the job, growth and development opportunities or celebrating achievements, at Republic Services, we believe in making our people feel welcomed and valued. We believe this brings out...

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With Growing Community Garden Initiative, Teen Tackles Hunger and Obesity in Missouri

Nov 21, 2017 4:00 PM ET - Sophie Bernstein always wanted to grow her own garden. At 12 years old, she was looking for a meaningful project to complete for her bat mitzvah – something that would serve a larger purpose and help the community. Sophie realized she had the...

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Sappi North America Awarded Johnson & Johnson Rising Star Award for Sustainability

Nov 21, 2017 11:20 AM ET - Sappi North America was a proud recipient of the Johnson & Johnson 2015 Rising Star Sustainability Award. The award comes after Sappi helped the company create and implement Johnson & Johnson’s US Commercial Paper Program.

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Aramark Once Again Named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Nov 21, 2017 7:40 AM ET - Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, received a perfect score of 100 percent for the fourth consecutive year on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies...

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Visa Recognized in Top Diversity and Inclusion Indexes

Nov 20, 2017 2:10 PM ET - This week, Visa received recognition from two notable organizations, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) and Diversity Best Practices (DBP), a division of Working Mother Media, for the company’s work in championing diversity and inclusion in...

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Monsanto Makes the Adoption Experience Easier for Employees

Nov 20, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Each year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks the nation’s Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces. Throughout November, National Adoption Month, we are sharing the adoption stories from our top adoption-friendly partners. This year...

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Siblings Create Online Platform to Help Kids With Learning Differences Discover the Joy of Reading

Nov 20, 2017 10:15 AM ET - For some kids and teens, developing a love of reading can be difficult. After their family experienced this firsthand, siblings Alana, Jacob and Reuben Blumenstein founded KidsRead2Kids.com to help promote both the love of reading, as well as access...

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Voya Financial Earns 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign's Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality

Nov 20, 2017 10:00 AM ET - "Receiving a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index for the 13th consecutive year is an honor and reinforces our commitment to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace,"...

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For This Family, Making Time to Volunteer Means Making Time to Spend Together

Nov 17, 2017 2:25 PM ET - As a mom with two teenage daughters, Susan Birthright says finding dedicated time to spend together can be a challenge. That’s why she looks forward to her regular weekend volunteering projects with her daughters, Caitlin, age 14, and Morgan, age 16.

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