CSR News

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 13, 2015 11:35 AM ET

A group of Indianapolis Colts players teamed up with local Republic Services team members to build a playground to serve over 300 students at Floro Torrence School 83 – Indianapolis Public Schools. They also constructed a walking trail with various fitness equipment that serves over 40 faculty and staff members as well as the local inner city neighborhoods of Indianapolis. A special thank you to the Colts players who came together with Republic to participate in this rewarding community project.

Multimedia with summary from in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Oct 13, 2015 11:00 AM ET

There are so many brilliant minds working to develop innovative solutions to improve conditions all over the world. But what separates the business ideas that are able to make an impact on millions of lives from the ones that may only reach a few hundred people is an ability to scale.

As any social entrepreneur knows, achieving scale is no easy feat. Social entrepreneurs face a variety of barriers that cannot be tackled alone.

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Oct 13, 2015 10:30 AM ET

CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has provided much needed assistance to residents affected by the historic flooding in South Carolina last month.  The Company’s assistance ranged from monetary contributions to in-kind contributions of needed supplies and aid for the flood victims.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Oct 13, 2015 10:15 AM ET

Late last month the United Nations approved the Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs), the most comprehensive and ambitious set of 17 goals to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.

Making sustainable siding choices requires looking at many factors: the embodied energy of the product, impact on water and other resources required during manufacturing, local or regional availability, types of finishes used and recycling potential.

Article from in Energy
Oct 13, 2015 10:00 AM ET

NOT TOO LONG AGO, Not too long ago, if you were building a house in this country, there were only three major cladding options—brick, stucco or wood—and the choice was largely determined by your region. After World War II, aluminum siding took center stage, and in the 1980s, vinyl began its ascendancy. Today, the field has expanded. And while vinyl is still king, fiber cement is making inroads, and other cladding options are experiencing a resurgence. Wood, which inspires so many of the alternatives, makes up but a small fraction of the cladding of new homes. 

Article from in Business & Trade
Oct 13, 2015 10:00 AM ET

To learn more about the Nestlé in the U.S. 2014 Creating Shared Value report, visit our website.

by Jeff Hayward

Article from in Environment
Oct 13, 2015 10:00 AM ET

Forests are an indispensable piece of the climate puzzle, which is why they’re prominent in the U.N.’s new Sustainable Development Goals, and why they will also loom large at the COP21 Paris climate talks.

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 13, 2015 9:15 AM ET

Central to our mission, improving health is at the heart of everything we do at Cigna. That includes improving the health of our communities. Our charitable giving goals focus on contributions that reflect and magnify the positive impact of Cigna's mission, particularly in the global communities where it has a business or market presence and engaging employees in meaningful service activities.

by Rebecca Pearce, EMEA Head of Sustainability at CBRE

Blog from in Environment
Oct 13, 2015 9:05 AM ET
In just 50 days, delegates from more than 190 governments around the world will meet in Paris to engage in vital negotiations, known as COP21, on how to tackle climate change. 
On an optimistic note, many governments seem to have turned the corner – the US and China are actively progressing policy to reduce carbon emissions, and the EU has long had ambitious reduction targets. Green bonds continue to be oversubscribed, investment managers the world over are divesting their fossil fuel related stocks and business leaders are urging bold action.

How technology is being used makes the difference in schools, Samsung says

Blog from in Education
Oct 13, 2015 9:05 AM ET

Thirty years ago, students used textbooks and spiral-bound notebooks. Today, they type up notes on laptops, do research on tablets and stay connected with friends through their mobile devices.

Report Highlights Key Findings from 10-Year Initiative Funded by the Merck Foundation

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Oct 13, 2015 9:00 AM ET

WASHINGTON, October 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc. (MCAN) today released a report, “Translating Evidence into Practice,” that examines its impact on childhood asthma care over the past decade.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 13, 2015 8:15 AM ET

From global community days and home-builds to civic hackathons, companies have an immense power to mobilize and inspire their employees to achieve social change through service.

Una iniciativa de $1.2 millones en colaboración con la Arbor Day Foundation que culmina en Florida

Press Release from in Education
Oct 13, 2015 8:15 AM ET

DALLAS – 13 de octubre de 2015 /3BL Media/  Son las víctimas más pequeñas y jóvenes de la epidemia de violencia doméstica. Se estima que de 3 a 4 millones de niños estadounidenses son testigos de violencia doméstica en sus hogares cada año. Para ayudarles a aprender, a jugar y a recuperarse, Mary Kay Inc.