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The Standard’s partnership with DePaul Industries shows their commitment to the community and helping people return to work.
This article originally appeared in The Standard's internal company newsletter, newStand, on December 19, 2011. For more information about The Standard, visit www.standard.com.
DePaul Industries, the Northwest’s premier outsourcing organization, celebrates 40 years of service to its customers and people with disabilities with record-breaking numbers, significant accolades, and pioneering entrepreneurship that simultaneously solves business problems and provides social benefit.
Three award recipients were announced at the 2011 Oregon Ethics in Business Awards Banquet on Wednesday, June 15 at the Governor Hotel in downtown Portland. Selected from eleven finalists in the Business, Not-for-Profit, and Individual award categories were: Dave’s Killer Bread, DePaul Industries, and Donna M. Beegle, Ed.D.
In a grand affair held at The Governor Hotel in Portland, on Wednesday night, June 15, 2011, DePaul Industries won the Oregon Ethics in Business Award; which honors those organizations and individuals who have demonstrated ethical business practice in its broadest interpretation: in the workplace, the marketplace, the environment, and the community.
In a gala affair held in Seattle on Friday night, June 10, 2011 DePaul Industries' CEO, Dave Shaffer joined 26 other area-wide entrepreneurial luminaries on stage as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 Pacific Northwest Award finalist.
Dave Shaffer, Chief Executive Officer of DePaul Industries, will be a guest speaker at the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) annual conference in Madrid, Spain in June 2011. He will sit on a panel that will discuss “employment flexibility, labor market change and the role of employment intermediaries.”
DePaul Industries, the Northwest’s premier employer of people with disabilities, has been selected as a finalist in the not-for-profit category for the 2011 Oregon Ethics in Business Award. The Award recipient in each category will be announced on June 15, 2011 at this year’s banquet.
DePaul Industries today announced that Dave Shaffer, CEO, is a semi-finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 Award in the Pacific Northwest. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and person commitment to their businesses and communities.
DePaul Industries, the Northwest’s largest employer of people with disabilities, was ranked as one of the “Top 100 Companies to Work for in Oregon” in a recent survey of employees conducted by Oregon Business magazine.
DePaul Industries, the largest employer of people with disabilities in the Northwest, was recently ranked as the 8th “Most Admired” nonprofit in Oregon in a Portland Business Journal survey of 1,800 chief executive officers.
During the December 9 luncheon that honored the most admired companies, it was noted that 197 nonprofits throughout the state were nominated for the prestigious award.