April 13, 2021

Why it Pays to Invest in Employee Happiness

Of late, the U.S. workforce has experienced a series of events that has assuredly impacted morale and, therefore, productivity. Some companies may regard investments in employee wellbeing as an unnecessary expense. TCG regards investments for employees as investments in the wellbeing…
April 7, 2021

TCG Condemns The Recent Violence Against the AAPI Community

TCG stands with AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) communities during this time of senseless bias and hate crimes against them. We are offended by this hateful violence, we condemn it, and we commit to both helping our employees learn…
March 24, 2021

TCG Proudly Supports Local Organizations in Fighting Food Insecurity

March is B Corp Month! As part of our responsibility as a B Corp,* each year TCG chooses a social cause to support through donations and volunteer work. (Due to the pandemic, we focused on virtual volunteer opportunities over the last year, but…
June 30, 2020

Black Lives Matter

TCG supports the Black Lives Matter movement. TCG supports the protests against police violence. TCG demands that we individually and as a country recognize and reject America’s racist past and present, in education, in health outcomes, in criminal justice, in policy,…
March 27, 2020

TCG’s Strategy for Offsetting and Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

As a Certified B Corp, TCG is committed to doing good in the community and the world. Making this commitment meant that we had to carefully examine the environmental impact of our company, particularly our carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions. As…
October 31, 2019

Baby Sharks, Home-Run Dance Parties, and Gov’t Contracting? Lessons on Culture from a World Series Champion

by Peter Fedders, Employee Happiness Associate All Major League Baseball clubs use analytics these days, and none more than the Houston Astros. The Astros fired most of their scouts and replaced them with data- and video-based analysts. And it worked…
August 12, 2019

A New TCGer Attends His First Spree… And Survives. This Is His Story.

By Hunter Heath For several months now, my coworkers have encouraged me to attend a TCG Spree. They stressed that, as one of the more than 50% of TCG personnel who telework at least two days per week, it’s extremely important…
August 7, 2019

Gas, Grass, and Gables — TCGers Kick-off Park Beautification Projects

At TCG’s Annual All-hands Meeting we reviewed the past year and our goals for the coming year. Among the initiatives planned for this year is a focus on beautifying our national, state, and local parks. Parks face threats from pollution, climate…
July 15, 2019

Our High Road Story So Far…

Last year, TCG made a pledge to be a High Road Employer. A High Road Employer supports a set of principles developed by the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) that encourages businesses to better serve their employees and the world around them by making…
April 29, 2019

Spree (n): An Unrestrained Indulgence in or Outburst of an Activity

  TCG Sprees had a fast start in 2019. The first event of the year was a Charity Spree at Arlington National Cemetery. TCGers volunteered to help clean up thousands of wreaths that are placed at veterans’ gravestones in mid-December. Six TCGers…