CSR News

By Matthew B. Hersh

Article from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 31, 2015 6:20 PM ET

At just 9 years old, Justina Nixon-Saintil emigrated with her family from the island country of Dominica to the South Bronx. The youngest of five children, she and her siblings were frequent witnesses to rampant crime.

The only bright spot, Nixon-Saintil said, was the educational opportunities provided at the Catholic school in Harlem, where her mother was a teacher.


Company suppliers join effort to revitalize blighted neighborhood

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jul 31, 2015 5:00 PM ET

DETROIT, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – A record 3,700 volunteers from General Motors will help deep clean a high school, board up vacant residences, whack weeds and mow lawns next week as part of the non-profit Life Remodeled effort to make over the 4.5 square-mile Osborn neighborhood, among the most blighted in Metro Detroit.


Aramark’s Menus at MLB Parks Hit a Homerun with Vegetarian Fans

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jul 31, 2015 3:45 PM ET

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of nine Major League Baseball teams, is pleased to announce five of the ballparks where it operates were named to the top ten list of the most vegetarian-friendly major league ballparks in PETA’s annual list. 

Citizens Bank Park (#2), Citi Field (#5), PNC Park (#7), Coors Field (#8) and Fenway Park (#9) were all recognized for their robust vegetarian offerings.


Ingersoll Rand sustainability expert explains variables and solutions

Article from in Energy
Jul 31, 2015 3:00 PM ET

Ingersoll Rand's W. Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand, shares insights on the increase of energy that will be needed to support where people live, work and thrive, given the growing population.


Multimedia with summary from in Energy
Jul 31, 2015 3:00 PM ET

At National Grid, safety is in our DNA. To help promote electric safety, we created a seven-minute version of our electric live line safety demonstration. How much do you know about electricity safety? 


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 31, 2015 2:00 PM ET

One of the greatest privileges in my professional career has been serving as a member of The Mary Kay Foundation℠ board of directors. You see, every day there is a woman, man or child in the United States benefitting from Mary Kay and The Mary Kay Foundation's work and commitment to end domestic violence.


by Shalini Datta

Blog from in Education
Jul 31, 2015 12:45 PM ET

AfterTaste is a partner of Cisco CSR. Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 31, 2015 12:30 PM ET

My name is Ryan Blay, an Action Team Captain who just graduated from Jefferson Academy High School in Broomfield, Colorado. Last year, I was introduced to the Action Team — a partnership of Volunteers of America and the Major League Baseball Players Trust. As my school’s Key Club president, I wanted to have my club start an Action Team so we could have more ways of helping the community.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 31, 2015 12:10 PM ET

NORFOLK, Va., July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Norfolk Southern brings its Whistle-Stop Safety Train to the Carolinas this week to remind motorists and pedestrians to be safe and alert when around railroad tracks and trains.

The train, operated by Norfolk Southern with Operation Lifesaver, www.oli.org, a national rail safety public education organization, is stopping in eight cities on a three-day, 390-mile trip from Charleston, S.C., to Asheville, N.C.


Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 31, 2015 12:05 PM ET

In the wake of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the New York City PrideFest took center stage with an estimated 2 million people taking part and lining the streets of Manhattan on June 28.


Press Release from in Environment
Jul 31, 2015 12:00 PM ET

SEATTLE, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Green Builder Media will host a webinar presented by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) on “Building Safer in Natural Areas – Firewise and Wildland Fire,” on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 11am PT / 2pm ET.


Letter stresses clean energy solutions as the most cost-effective way to drive business investment and generate jobs in transition to a low-carbon economy

Press Release from in Environment
Jul 31, 2015 11:40 AM ET

BOSTON, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, 41 businesses and investors with a significant presence in Colorado issued


Letter stresses clean energy solutions as the most cost-effective way to drive business investment and generate jobs in transition to a low-carbon economy

Press Release from in Environment
Jul 31, 2015 11:30 AM ET

BOSTON, Jul 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, 29 businesses and investors with a significant presence in North Carolina issued a letter to Governor Patrick McCrory offering strong support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan for existing


By Carol Baroudi

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jul 31, 2015 11:00 AM ET

There’s rightfully much ado about the climate—from extreme weather events, severe droughts and water crises to fossil fuels and the race to renewables. However, there’s far too little talk about electronics and their roles in environmental ecosystems.

Ironically, the folks who say, “Don’t worry, we’ll invent solutions to all our problems” are typically envisioning some technological breakthrough that will save us all. They give little heed, I suspect, to “what will save technology.”


Article from in Environment
Jul 31, 2015 10:20 AM ET

Gary Anderson was just 23 when he created the wellknown recycling symbol as an engineering student at the University of Southern California.


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