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Visit for the latest sustainability and CSR headlines. MGM Resorts International has expanded its Supplier Diversity Program for suppliers, contractors, and professional service providers. The Program now includes businesses owned by veterans, disabled, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender individuals as well as minority-owned, women-owned, and disadvantaged business enterprises. Businesses certified as fitting into these added categories can compete in MGM Resorts' bids for products and services. Since its start in 2001, the company's Supplier Diversity Program has done 2.5 billion dollars with more than 1000 Program suppliers and contractors. Cabot Creamery has launched Reward Volunteers, the first mobile app that allows volunteers to log hours, post to Facebook, and win rewards for themselves and the organizations they serve. Volunteers select the organization , log the length of time volunteered there, and post their volunteer efforts on Facebook. Prizes will be selected monthly, starting in March, and include an Alaskan cruise, a Vermont farm vacation, snowboards, and lift tickets from Ski Vermont. Five individuals and five nonprofits will be eligible to win $3000 dollars each. Cabot developed Reward Volunteers in collaboration with Chalo Inc., a social business start up. The app is free, and available on iTunes. For more information on these and other stories, go to The CSR Minute is produced for 3BL Media by Video4Good www ...