CSR News

Blog from in Environment
May 31, 2016 10:00 AM ET

There has been a lot in the news lately about the rise of electric vehicles on the road today, and in the near future.

Here are some quick facts about Electric Vehicles:


Blog from in Education
May 31, 2016 10:00 AM ET

School: Gölbaşi Anadolu Lisesi, Turkey

Subject and Grade Taught: Biology, K9-K12

Years Teaching: 24

Years in Amgen Teach Community: 3

Participation in Amgen Teach Programme: Workshop in the Future Classroom Lab (Friday 3rd of June (starting time: 19:30 CEST) to Sunday 5th of June (end time: 13:30 CEST)


The 2,000-sq.-ft. custom home manages to pack dozens of energy-saving and durability features into a bright, open plan.

Blog from in Energy
May 31, 2016 9:30 AM ET

Located in Bend, Oregon, the Harkin Residence is a little unusual for a custom residence. First, it’s fairly modest in size, well under the typical scale of custom projects in the area. But it’s also special in its attention to durable materials.

For example, the home's exterior is stucco with integrated color, and its simple, shed-style roofs feature metal roofing. Other areas of siding include metal and concrete, and windows are aluminum clad. The patios are concrete, and wherever practical, floors are either concrete or tile, or both.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
May 31, 2016 9:00 AM ET

New York, May 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, the UN Global Compact and Volans announced a partnership to develop the Breakthrough Innovation Platform to drive radical new business models to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by connecting traditional companies with innovators and entrepreneurs.


A diverse group of individuals who are poised to make a difference

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
May 31, 2016 9:00 AM ET

OAKLAND, Calif., May 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ - GreenBiz announced the premiere list “30 under 30” today — young “individuals to watch” who are breaking new ground in the world of business and sustainability.

These individuals, all in their 20s and based primarily in the United States, are making a difference in areas as diverse as renewable energy and green building, the circular economy and supply chains, resilient cities and transportation, chemicals and health care, agriculture and finance.


Program to donate $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Virginia

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
May 31, 2016 9:00 AM ET

Chesapeake, Va., May 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Finalists for Virginia’s Cox Conserves Heroes program were announced today, and the public is being asked to vote now through June 17th. To vote, visit CoxConservesHeroes.com and select the Virginia area.


Press Release from in Environment
May 31, 2016 8:05 AM ET

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Volunteers from the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery and local students came together for a beach cleanup at the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center, a 162-acre natural sanctuary maintained by the Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Department. Students from Cunningham Middle School and Foy H. Moody High School worked with TeamCITGO, an employee-run community service group, to clear the beach of trash and plant native vegetation.


by Chris Librie, Senior Director of HPE Living Progress

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
May 31, 2016 7:55 AM ET

When you picture the future, what do you see? It’s a question we constantly ask ourselves as we work to sustainably meet the data needs of the future. It’s the question at the heart of the Living Progress Challenge, our initiative that asks the global community to share ideas to solve the world’s toughest challenges. And it’s a question we will invite attendees to ponder and answer at Discover 2016 in Las Vegas, NV, June 7-9.


Article from in Education
May 31, 2016 7:55 AM ET

A new technical school in Calama, Chile, was built in part with funds from the Freeport Foundation in Chile.

Freeport-McMoRan and Codelco, the Chilean state mining company, financed the first stage of construction of Colegio Técnico Industrial Don Bosco de Calama.

The school opened in March of this year and has enrolled 490 middle and high school students, including indigenous children who live in the Province of El Loa near the El Abra mining operations. The school is free to attend. Students will focus on technical studies in mining and electrical and mechanical skills.


Article from in Education
May 31, 2016 7:00 AM ET

A cast of Hollywood actors including Max Greenfield ("New Girl"), Grace Gealey ("Empire"), Dascha Polanco ("Joy") and others gathered at the legendary Hilhaven Lodge in Beverly Hills to perform two short-film scripts written by the teenage students from Ghetto Film School. The May 25 table reading event, co-hosted by 21st Century Fox CEO and GFS board member James Murdoch, served as both a celebration of and a fundraiser for the organization, which teaches filmmaking to young people from communities traditionally underrepresented in Hollywood.


Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
May 31, 2016 4:00 AM ET

As a leading healthcare company, Sanofi's mission is to protect the health, improve the quality of life, provide hope and respond to the potential healthcare needs of 7 billion people around the world.
 
The Sanofi 2015 CSR report shows 2015 key corporate social responsibility figures:


General Brigadier and MGM Senior VP Ondra Berry Suggests Ways to Recognize Memorial Day

Blog from in Human Resources
May 30, 2016 11:45 AM ET

By: Ondra Berry, Senior VP of Talent Management and Organizational Performance for MGM Resorts International \ Brigadier General of the Nevada Air National Guard

Memorial Day is a time to recognize those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom.


Solving the Solvable

Article from in Finance & Investment
May 30, 2016 10:05 AM ET

At the 1959 World Health Assembly, Soviet scientist Victor Zhdanov put forth a radical idea: a global campaign to eradicate smallpox, a disease that first surfaced more than 10,000 years ago and which is estimated to have caused 300–500 million deaths during the 20th century alone. Local and multinational campaigns had shown great promise in defeating the disease across North America and Europe, as well as parts of South America, but a global campaign was an audacious suggestion. Nothing of the sort had ever been attempted.


Blog from in Health and Wellness
May 28, 2016 7:00 AM ET

That blustery day in December, 2010, when I was told “you have breast cancer” is behind me now. Like many people, I was in denial saying “NOT ME!” I had my mammograms regularly and doctors’ appointments annually.


Article from in Environment
May 27, 2016 6:50 PM ET

A negotiated version of the TSCA reform bill (TSCA Modernization Act of 2015) was approved by the House of Representatives this Tuesday by a 403-12 vote. However, it was placed on hold this Thursday at the Senate; it was initially slated to be placed in front of the president this week.


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