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  • On this Veterans Day, we want to thank everyone who has served our country: Stacy Bare shares a note about recognizing this day.
  • Paris Climate Agreement: As the U.S. begins its withdrawal under President Trump's leadership, VF Corporation CEO Steve Rendle shares an "unwavering commitment to climate action." In a letter to employees last week, he said "we know there’s strength in numbers." 
  • Bike safetyThe National Transportation Safety Board recently adopted an amendment recommending all 50 states pass laws requiring bicyclists of all ages to wear helmets. The recommendation follows new statistics that show 857 bicyclists died in crashes with motor vehicles in 2018, a 6.3% increase over 2017, even though total road fatalities decreased by 2.4 percent.
  • Best retail companies to work for: A new survey by Great Places to Work and Fortune lists REI and Patagonia among the 15 best workplaces in retail.
  • Tokyo 2020: The gold, silver, and bronze medals given to Olympians and Paralympic athletes next year are reportedly made from nearly 80,000 tons of mobile phones and small electronic devices around Japan.

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