CSR News

Brand introduces four new electric vehicles in 2015

Blog from in Energy
Jul 6, 2015 4:10 PM ET

Our world is changing more rapidly than ever before.  The global auto industry will transform more in the next five years than it has in the past 50.

Today’s customers want to reduce their use of petroleum without sacrificing performance or capability. They expect businesses to operate responsibly, in line with their social and environmental values. They demand vehicle technologies that simplify their lives, keep them connected to an increasingly digital world and make driving fun.

Cleveland headquarters of national real estate company earns third-consecutive honor

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jul 6, 2015 4:05 PM ET

Cleveland, July 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For the third year in a row, Forest City associates have ranked the company as a Top Workplace in Cleveland, as reported in the annual survey published by cleveland.com. Forest City was ranked 13th among large companies in the area.

Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jul 6, 2015 4:00 PM ET

The Global Reporting Initiative has been a pioneer in sustainability reporting since 2000, when it launched the first version of the GRI Guidelines, the first global framework for comprehensive sustainability reporting. Today, it offers one of the most widely used sets of reporting standards. Seven thousand five-hundred organizations have adopted GRI’s guidelines for their reporting practice. While the standards have been updated over time, now GRI is revising its strategy for the next five years with some major upgrades.

Multimedia with summary from in Human Resources
Jul 6, 2015 3:25 PM ET

By Christine Mackin, Community Investment Manager, Time Warner Cable

The skies opened and the rain fell, but the impressive crowd would not let the elements dampen their spirits or dissuade them from showing their pride at the 34th Annual Stonewall Columbus Festival and Parade with media sponsor, Time Warner Cable.  

Article from in Business & Trade
Jul 6, 2015 3:10 PM ET

What happens to companies that have been found guilty of bribery and corruption issues but want to continue to conduct business in certain markets? Canada has had very strict rules when it comes to bribery and corruption and forces companies to be debarred for no less then 10 years. What this means is that companies need to have a more sense of urgency when trying to deter issues such as these.

Companies that are proactive do see a lesser amount of issues; governments see this as forward thinking for companies trying to make a difference.

Multimedia with summary from in Human Resources
Jul 6, 2015 2:00 PM ET

At Whirlpool, doing the right thing for our LGBT employees & consumers is what matters to us.

For the 11th year in a row, we have achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate equality index - that means we are doing the right thing for our gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees and customers.

Southern California Edison lays out a road map for a 21st century power system.

Article from in Energy
Jul 6, 2015 1:30 PM ET

In 1998, Southern California Edison (SCE) received two applications to connect solar panels atop homes to the electric system. Last year, nearly 34,000 applications were submitted and interest is on a pace this year to exceed 45,000.

Green Builder Media's July 2, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Newsletter from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jul 6, 2015 12:40 PM ET

Green Builder Applauds Eco-Leaders Our designated Eco Leaders take climate change seriously, developing business strategies that account for diminishing natural resources and contributing to the evolution of a regenerative economy.

The trend is moving in the right direction, and if the U.N. gathering in the fall speeds it up, that’s success.

Article from in Environment
Jul 6, 2015 12:00 PM ET

Originally pusblished on the Wall Street Journal.

By Michael R. Bloomberg
June 28, 2015

Social enterprise receives expert advice from volunteers to improve access to sanitation in rural Indian state

Article from in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Jul 6, 2015 12:00 PM ET

As part of Kimberly-Clark’s commitment to improving sanitation worldwide, the company’s Toilets Change Lives (TCL) program has created new opportunities for employee volunteers to directly engage with the global sanitation crisis.

Samsung to provide curriculum, technology and a chance at more than $35,000 in scholarships to high school students across the country through hands-on app and coding development camp

Press Release from in Education
Jul 6, 2015 11:10 AM ET

Ridgefield Park, N.J., July 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - This summer, Samsung Electronics America (Samsung) will kick off its fourth annual Samsung Mobile App Academy, an app and coding program for rising 11th and 12th grade students. During the five-day Academy held in six cities, teens will build a functioning app and learn the necessary skills to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers through customized curriculum and interactive instruction.

Revenue from Sustainable Products and Services Grew at Six Times the Rate of Overall Corporate Revenue Among Companies in Study

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 6, 2015 11:00 AM ET

Webinar on July 14th at 2 PM ET to Review Findings 

Samsung Ranked #1 Technology Company in U.S. Survey of Corporate Reputation

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jul 6, 2015 11:00 AM ET

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., July 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Samsung Electronics America (SEA) today announced the company has been named by the Reputation Institute as the most reputable technology company in the United States.

Kimberly-Clark Australia, in partnership with WWF-Australia and Banksia Foundation host thought leadership event

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 6, 2015 10:30 AM ET

Sydney, July 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To coincide with World Environment Day, Kimberly-Clark, in partnership with WWF-Australia and Banksia Foundation, hosted a leadership forum to discuss the role of NGO’s, businesses and brands in inspiring a sustainable future.

The discussion acknowledged the powerful role that businesses and brands can play in inspiring change and the need for continued collaboration across business and NGO’s, as well as government.