A group of Indianapolis Colts players teamed up with local Republic Services team members to build a playground to serve over 300 students at Floro Torrence School 83 – Indianapolis Public Schools. They also constructed a walking trail with various fitness equipment that serves over 40 faculty and staff members as well as the local inner city neighborhoods of Indianapolis. A special thank you to the Colts players who came together with Republic to participate in this rewarding community project.
There are so many brilliant minds working to develop innovative solutions to improve conditions all over the world. But what separates the business ideas that are able to make an impact on millions of lives from the ones that may only reach a few hundred people is an ability to scale.
As any social entrepreneur knows, achieving scale is no easy feat. Social entrepreneurs face a variety of barriers that cannot be tackled alone.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has provided much needed assistance to residents affected by the historic flooding in South Carolina last month. The Company’s assistance ranged from monetary contributions to in-kind contributions of needed supplies and aid for the flood victims.
By Carol Pierson Holding
Late last month the United Nations approved the Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs), the most comprehensive and ambitious set of 17 goals to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.
Making sustainable siding choices requires looking at many factors: the embodied energy of the product, impact on water and other resources required during manufacturing, local or regional availability, types of finishes used and recycling potential.
NOT TOO LONG AGO, Not too long ago, if you were building a house in this country, there were only three major cladding options—brick, stucco or wood—and the choice was largely determined by your region. After World War II, aluminum siding took center stage, and in the 1980s, vinyl began its ascendancy. Today, the field has expanded. And while vinyl is still king, fiber cement is making inroads, and other cladding options are experiencing a resurgence. Wood, which inspires so many of the alternatives, makes up but a small fraction of the cladding of new homes.
To learn more about the Nestlé in the U.S. 2014 Creating Shared Value report, visit our website.
by Jeff Hayward
Central to our mission, improving health is at the heart of everything we do at Cigna. That includes improving the health of our communities. Our charitable giving goals focus on contributions that reflect and magnify the positive impact of Cigna's mission, particularly in the global communities where it has a business or market presence and engaging employees in meaningful service activities.
Mary Schapiro is Vice Chair of SASB and former SEC Chair
by Rebecca Pearce, EMEA Head of Sustainability at CBRE
How technology is being used makes the difference in schools, Samsung says
Thirty years ago, students used textbooks and spiral-bound notebooks. Today, they type up notes on laptops, do research on tablets and stay connected with friends through their mobile devices.
Report Highlights Key Findings from 10-Year Initiative Funded by the Merck Foundation
WASHINGTON, October 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc. (MCAN) today released a report, “Translating Evidence into Practice,” that examines its impact on childhood asthma care over the past decade.
From global community days and home-builds to civic hackathons, companies have an immense power to mobilize and inspire their employees to achieve social change through service.
Una iniciativa de $1.2 millones en colaboración con la Arbor Day Foundation que culmina en Florida
DALLAS – 13 de octubre de 2015 /3BL Media/ – Son las víctimas más pequeñas y jóvenes de la epidemia de violencia doméstica. Se estima que de 3 a 4 millones de niños estadounidenses son testigos de violencia doméstica en sus hogares cada año. Para ayudarles a aprender, a jugar y a recuperarse, Mary Kay Inc.