CSR News

Sophisticated, iconic Italian sparkling wine and vermouth brand infuses vibrant approach to Good Spirited initiative

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Sep 23, 2014 6:05 AM ET

Hamilton, Bermuda, September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The beautiful hills of northwest Italy are steeped in tradition, as well as forwarding-thinking practices for a sustainable future. The region is home to MARTINI®, producer of the world’s leading vermouth and favorite sparkling Italian wines, for more than 150 years.

CEO Mike Lamach speaks at 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting and UN Climate Summit to help solve the world’s unsustainable demand for energy resources

Press Release from in Environment
Sep 22, 2014 5:00 PM ET

New York, September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, stands on the global stage this week as part of the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting and United Nations Climate Summit to declare the importance of, and the company’s commitment to, reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Ingersoll Rand’s Commitment to Action will avoid the same amount of CO2 emissions that can result from powering nearly 2 million homes for one year.  

This one-day conference at Stanford will explore new models to help address the world's educational needs

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 22, 2014 5:00 PM ET

On October 29, explore how companies can contribute to greater impact in education worldwide.

As college campuses get up-and-running, now is a good time to share what some students and employees are doing to make their schools more energy efficient.

Blog from in Environment
Sep 22, 2014 4:15 PM ET

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing stories of college campuses committing to reduce their carbon emissions through the Chevrolet Campus Clean Energy Efficiency Campaign.

Below is a list of the stories we’ve told to date, with more on the way.

Press Release from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Sep 22, 2014 4:15 PM ET

VANCOUVER, B.C., Sept 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – B.C. salmon farmers are celebrating Aquaculture Awareness Week, September 21 – 27, by reaffirming their commitment to sustainability. By 2020, B.C. aims to be the first region in the world to be certified by ‘Gold Standard’ environmental programs, which includes having all farm-raised Atlantic salmon certified to the standards set out by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). Currently, less than five per cent of the world’s salmon farms have met this stringent standard. 

Multimedia with summary from in Finance & Investment
Sep 22, 2014 4:00 PM ET

In a highly symbolic gesture with real bottom line impact, the Rockefeller family has announced that its eight hundred sixty million dollar philanthropic organization will sell off its assets linked to fossil fuel companies and invest in renewable energy. The Rockefeller fortune was, of course, originally earned from Standard Oil, the first great oil company.

September 19, 2014 Edition

Newsletter from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Sep 22, 2014 3:00 PM ET

Frontline of Climate Change: Drought Water: it is a common agenda for all of us, for every walk of life. It’s our planet’s most valuable resource. Nations are powered by it. Life depends on it. And soon, we’ll be fighting over it.

The Book Bus presented by Lowe’s and the Hornets Will Distribute New Books to Five Title I Schools in Charlotte

Press Release from in Education
Sep 22, 2014 2:40 PM ET

September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to advance youth literacy in Charlotte, the Charlotte Hornets have partnered with the nonprofit social enterprise First Book, through CBS EcoMedia, to deliver brand-new, age-appropriate books to over four thousand students. The Book Bus will travel to five Title I schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System over the course of the week and distribute approximately 4,270 books to the school children.

New workshop helps companies adopt global pro bono, innovation in corporate investment Berlin, Germany

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 22, 2014 2:00 PM ET

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014, Washington, D.C., Berlin, Germany /3BL Media/  On September 25, SAPPYXERA Global, and, UPJ host Achieving Triple Impact, the first workshop of its kind to bring together European corporations in Berlin, Germany to explore how investment in global pro bono programs can achieve triple impact for companies, their employees, and communities worldwide

Multimedia with summary from in Education
Sep 22, 2014 2:00 PM ET

New video: Why Self-Directed Learning Matters

Discover how Summit Public Schools, with the help of technology, has redesigned its whole-school model to put student agency and self-direction at the center. This video explores how students, teachers, parents, and administrators each experience Summit’s self-directed model, and offers lessons learned for other educators across the country.

by Tae Yoo

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Sep 22, 2014 1:45 PM ET

Consider this: Many of today’s top jobs didn’t exist 10 years ago — jobs such as app developers, social media managers, and cloud computing administrators.

Recognized for donating $875,000 over eight years

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Sep 22, 2014 1:05 PM ET

SEATTLE, September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Toyota was honored on Sept. 18 as the recipient of UW Medicine’s Lifetime Achievement Award for the company’s commitment to supporting Harborview Medical Center, one of UW Medicine’s world-class teaching hospitals.

Article from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 22, 2014 1:00 PM ET

Responsible supply chains are quickly becoming a driving force of corporate social responsibility programs.  Companies are utilizing compliance driven initiatives to further increase sustainability within their supply chains.

As extreme weather impacts accelerate around the globe, hundreds of thousands of people will gather to rally support for climate action in New York City this week.

Blog from in Environment
Sep 22, 2014 12:20 PM ET

Heads of State from around the world will meet at the UN Climate Summit to catalyze global action on climate change. Ceres will be there, bringing our powerful network of investors and companies, including General Motors, to make the case that tackling climate change is not only an environmental issue, it’s an economic imperative.

So what can you do to participate in Climate Week? No matter where you are this week, you can take a few simple steps to support action on climate change.