CSR News

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Mar 24, 2019 9:00 AM ET

CHANGE kids’ health. CHANGE the future. Stephen tWitch Boss & Allison Holker joined Aflac partner Children's Miracle Network Hospitals for an unforgettable night of inspiring stories and performances to raise vital funds for children’s hospitals.

Multimedia with summary from in Health and Wellness
Mar 23, 2019 10:00 AM ET

In honor of #ChildrensHospitalsWeek, look at this behind-the-scenes peek at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with 

A new community medical group, supported by a $1 million grant from Wells Fargo, aims to help the “health care desert” in South Los Angeles.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Mar 23, 2019 9:00 AM ET

Dr. Yulsi Lili Fernandez Montero grew up in a medically underserved community like Compton, California, and knew she wanted to practice medicine in a similar community when she finished medical school. Today she is a family medicine and addiction medicine doctor practicing with the MLK Community Medical Group in Compton. However, she said the decision to practice in this type of community can be difficult for many doctors.

Multimedia with summary from in Finance & Investment
Mar 23, 2019 9:00 AM ET

This year, Whole Planet Foundation aims to raise $4 million dollars during its Annual Prosperity Campaign to fund microloans for people living in poverty where Whole Foods Market sources products.

Unlocking the benefits starts with leaders adopting an inclusive mindset

Article from in Human Resources
Mar 22, 2019 4:25 PM ET

In 2018, Northern Trust Asset Management acted to increase equity security trading commissions with minority brokers, setting and achieving targeted commission amounts in our largest fund range. We broadened the scope of our engagement with minority brokers toward utilization of sell-side research.

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Blog from in Environment
Mar 22, 2019 3:45 PM ET

This blog was posted on behalf of Fawn Bergen, Intel’s Global Water Stewardship Manager. She is dedicated to reducing our environmental footprint and manages our water restoration program so we can meet our 2025 goal to restore 100% of our global water use.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Mar 22, 2019 3:10 PM ET

Nuestro enfoque de la gestión del agua se basa en tres elementos clave: proteger la calidad del agua, mejorar la eficiencia en el uso del agua y participar de forma colaborativa en nuestras cuencas.

Creando Agua Dulce en el Desierto de Atacama de Chile

La planta de desalinización de nuestro proyecto Quebrada Blanca Fase 2 será el primer uso a gran escala de agua de mar desalinizada para la minería en la región de Tarapacá en Chile, en vez del agua dulce. A plena capacidad, esta purificará aproximadamente 1,300 litros por segundo.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Mar 22, 2019 3:10 PM ET

Our approach to water stewardship is based on three key elements: protecting water quality, improving water use efficiency and engaging collaboratively within our watersheds. Check out some of the projects our team is working on to make water stewardship a top priority. 

Creating Fresh Water in the Atacama Desert of Chile

Article from in Environment
Mar 22, 2019 1:40 PM ET

Global demand for fresh water is rising fast, and around the world, scientists are hard at work on smart, sustainable solutions.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Mar 22, 2019 1:10 PM ET

While I'm normally a physics guy, got to give the chemists out there props on this one. Also props to Bill and Melinda Gates for partnering with me on this video. Check out their 2019 annual letter here- https://b-gat.es/2RPpLCc Here is a link to learn more about P&G's initiative and to donate (again...

Key partnerships and innovation central to providing aid

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 22, 2019 12:45 PM ET

KOHLER, Wis., March 22 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nearly 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed water worldwide*. To encourage positive change and create meaningful impact, a combination of partnership and innovation is imperative to address pressing water and sanitation issues. Since 1996, Kohler Co., a global leader in the plumbing industry, and World Vision, a leading humanitarian organization, have collaborated frequently to provide access to clean, safe water in communities around the world.

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Mar 22, 2019 12:30 PM ET


WINNER: Aflac, FleishmanHillard, KWI, Marina Maher Communications, and Carol Cone On Purpose 
CAMPAIGN NAME: Aflac CSR — A Well Hatched Plan

The average child with cancer undergoes 1,000 days of treatment. This painful process can be a lonely one without friends.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 22, 2019 12:00 PM ET

Las Vegas Sands has a best-in-class, global responsible gaming program that aims to reduce gambling risk and improve social safeguards to help our guests make informed choices.  The program is designed to directly reach and help patrons before a problem develops, including Team Member training, 24/7 Ambassador assistance, self-limit options, prominent signage for resources, and partnerships with organizations that support this cause.

New research, annual Wege Lecture offer guidance for moving forward.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 22, 2019 12:00 PM ET

For over two decades, Joe Árvai has studied how we actually make choices — compared to how we think we make them. It will come as no surprise to even the most casual observers that the gulf between them can be large.

Norton LifeLock, Symantec and Scholastic launch #CyberSmarts student magazine and teaching guide

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Mar 22, 2019 11:30 AM ET

By Casey Mindlin, Director of Partnerships at Scholastic

When you see the name Scholastic, you might think of a Book Fair, paging through a Scholastic classroom magazine, or reading Clifford the Big Red Dog®. At Scholastic, we see literacy as the key to learning and achievement and, in addition to publishing and selling books, we develop educational content for teachers.