CSR News

AEG and Goldenvoice host Pasadena area high school students to provide a behind-the-scenes look at Arroyo Seco Weekend music festival; Provide insight to entertainment industry

Press Release from in Education
Jun 25, 2017 4:40 PM ET

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As part of AEG’s community outreach initiative with Pasadena Unified School District in conjunction with Arroyo Seco Weekend at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., AEG and Goldenvoice worked with more than 250 high school students in the Pasadena area to provide opportunities to learn about the entertainment industry. Students were exposed to the company’s many facets of the sports and entertainment industry, received advice on future career paths and were provided exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the music and art festival.

The world’s most advanced diamond exploration and sampling vessel is ready to start operations in Namibian waters after a VIP send-off.

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jun 25, 2017 8:25 AM ET

De Beers Group’s N$2.3 billion (US$157 million) vessel, which has completed five months of sea trials, will soon start exploring for diamonds on the Atlantic seabed.

Named after Dr Sam Shafiishuna Nujoma, Namibia’s founding president, the mv SS Nujoma will seek to secure diamond supply in the country well into the future, boosting the national and local economy.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 23, 2017 5:45 PM ET

June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Jenn Michaels, Senior Vice President of Public Relations for MGM Resorts International, has been named a 2017 Outstanding Woman in Hospitality by Women in Travel and Tourism International (witti). Announced earlier this month, the awards are the first of their kind in which women are honoring their peers for outstanding contributions to the travel and tourism industry. 

Correa is #GoingToBat by providing 150 local children with mattresses, frames, sheets, pillows and blankets

Article from in Philanthropy
Jun 23, 2017 5:30 PM ET

Carlos Correa, a former first overall draft pick, has been one of Major League Baseball's rising stars since joining the Houston Astros in 2015.  He captured the American League Rookie of the Year Award that season, after making his debut at the tender age of 20.  He turned 21 during his rookie campaign, when he became the youngest player in Major League Baseball history to hit a postseason home run, the second-youngest player to hit more than one home run in a playoff game and the following season he became the youngest player in Astros history to go deep on Opening Day.

Blog from in Human Resources
Jun 23, 2017 5:30 PM ET

In recent years, the refugee crisis has expanded to unprecedented levels, with nearly 1 in 100 people worldwide displaced from their homes. Amidst a widespread perception of federal inaction, companies and NGOs have seen an increasing demand from consumers to step up and do their part to make a difference. In fact, more than two-thirds of consumers cited immigration as a top priority for companies to take the lead on.

Press Release from in Human Resources
Jun 23, 2017 4:15 PM ET

CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today proudly announced its partnership with PFLAG, a national organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ), for the Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools for All program.

Four key indicators 5-19 percent below 2012 baseline despite strong growth in production

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Jun 23, 2017 4:00 PM ET

**This is the third article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Boeing is improving the environmental footprint of our diverse operations. We are on target to out-perform our goal of zero growth in our four key indicators from our 2012 baseline through 2017.

The first edition of Sodexo’s President to President series comes to a close after publishing ten chapters exploring themes relevant in today’s academic sector

Press Release from in Education
Jun 23, 2017 3:00 PM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, celebrates the success of the first edition of the President to President series upon publishing the tenth and final chapter.  Titled "Integrated Approaches to Student Living and Campus Housing—Enhancing Quality of Life and Performance," the downloadable collection touches on important themes necessary for improving the student experience.

Partnership to begin with an initiative to fund development of feature documentaries, sponsored by 21st Century Fox and National Geographic

Press Release from in Human Resources
Jun 23, 2017 3:00 PM ET

Films to be developed and produced by Lightbox and the newly formed ABFF Films division and executive produced by ABFF CEO Jeff Friday and Lightbox co-founders Simon Chinn and Jonathan Chinn

NEW YORK, June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and Lightbox, a multi-platform media company focused on creating high quality non-fiction programming for film, television and digital platforms, announced they will collaborate on a new initiative to foster diversity in the feature documentary arena.

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 23, 2017 2:30 PM ET

NEW YORK, June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Taproot Foundation announces the election of Matt Holford and Susan Levitt to its Board of Directors.

Matt Holford is Chief Technology Officer at DoSomething.org, a global nonprofit with the goal of motivating young people to make positive change through impactful campaigns. He oversees the development of new tech tools utilized by the organization.

Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 23, 2017 2:00 PM ET

Seventy percent of Americans believe companies have an obligation to take actions to improve issues that may not be relevant to everyday business operations, according to the 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study. That means addressing some of the hot-button issues in the news today, as 78 percent of Americans believe it’s important for companies to stand up for important social justice issues.

By: Brigette Philpot

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Jun 23, 2017 1:45 PM ET

Brigette is responsible for leading the North American Safety Team to drive our Zero Harm culture and improve the Quality of Life of our employees, clients and customers by keeping them safe.

As we begin our celebration for National Safety Month in June, I wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on creating a workplace where safety comes first.

Let’s start by taking a look at the most common kinds of injuries in the workplace. According to the National Safety Council, the top causes of injury in American workplaces last year were:

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 23, 2017 1:35 PM ET

Keep America Beautiful, in collaboration with the East Side Partnership, lived up to its call-to-action to #cleanYOURblock by conducting a Great American Cleanup event on June 20 at a number of locations in Stamford, Connecticut, home of its national headquarters.

East Side Partnership, the driving force in promoting the transformation of Stamford's East Side for more than a decade, joined iconic national community improvement nonprofit Keep America Beautiful in cleaning up, greening up and beautifying various locations during the Stamford Great American Cleanup event.

Article from in Health and Wellness
Jun 23, 2017 12:45 PM ET

The Freeport-McMoRan Climax Area Community Investment Fund granted $41,500 to the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation for diabetes prevention.

Lake County and St. Vincent Hospital in Chaffee County, Colorado, have partnered with the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center to implement the National Diabetes Prevention Program, which is a community-based program created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Monsanto Vice President Ty Vaughn discusses agriculture's impact on conserving monarch butterfly populations.

Blog from in Environment
Jun 23, 2017 12:00 PM ET

I grew up working on my grandparent’s dairy farm in Ohio.  My father grew up on that farm and tells stories of his father paying him to pull milkweed out of their fields.  It was a weed that threatened their crops.  When I first started talking to him four years ago about the importance of reestablishing habitat, including milkweed, on agricultural lands, he thought I was crazy.  Now he’s rethinking his position.