CSR News

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 23, 2020 10:00 AM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s  2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier  benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.


Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jan 23, 2020 10:00 AM ET

WASHINGTON, January 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, When We All Vote's national high school program, My School Votes, in partnership with MTV's +1thevote and support from brand partners, such as Rent the Runway, announced the official launch of the 2020 Prom Challenge - a grant competition that will recognize high schools from across the country committed to boosting voter registration in their communities.


The NFL PLAY 60 Huddle Up and Get Moving! Virtual Field Trip transports students to Super Bowl LIV while getting hearts pumping in classrooms nationwide.

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 23, 2020 9:30 AM ET

SILVER SPRING, Md., January 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Getting active for 60 minutes a day is critical as kids who are regularly active have a better chance of a healthy adulthood, but only 20% of kids get enough activity to meet the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans[1].


Applications accepted through Feb. 28, 2020

Press Release from in Education
Jan 23, 2020 9:30 AM ET

SAN FRANCISCO, January 23, 2020 /3BL Media/Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:  WFC) and Scholarship America seek applicants for the 2020–21 Veteran Scholarship and Emergency Grant Programs. Wells Fargo is committed to assisting veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities succeed in getting the education they need for the careers of their choice.


Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Jan 23, 2020 9:30 AM ET

Sustainable forestry doesn’t just happen in working forests. International Paper focuses on conserving the biodiversity and health of all forestland, including those that aren’t used to make products. We’re working with environmental advocates, government agencies, and other businesses to keep forests thriving.


A Letter From Our CEO: Accelerating Sustainability

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jan 23, 2020 9:00 AM ET

The beginning of a new year is always a great time for reflection, even more so when it’s the beginning of a new decade. At Black & Veatch, we design and build projects to operate for decades, so the long view comes naturally. It was with this spirit that in 2019 we undertook a series of initiatives to embrace the world we see today and prepare for the world we want in the years ahead.


Blog from in Philanthropy
Jan 23, 2020 9:00 AM ET

Last fall, we announced the launch of Miles on a Mission, a first-of-its-kind crowdsourcing platform that gives MileagePlus® members a simple and easy way to donate miles to charitable organizations  in need of air travel.


Press Release from in Human Resources
Jan 23, 2020 8:45 AM ET

January 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Booz Allen has received its 10th consecutive perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey assessing an organization’s non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBTQ community.

This 100% ranking earns the firm designation as a “Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ Equality.


Free webinar on first global standard for tax transparency

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 23, 2020 8:45 AM ET

January 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Why has the world’s leading sustainability standard setter launched a new reporting standard on tax – and how can organizations start to understand and use it to disclose their impacts?

To help answer these questions and many more, GRI is holding free webinar sessions on January 29, open to all those with an interest in the new Tax Standard. GRI 207: Tax is the first global standard for public, country-by-country reporting on tax. It also includes disclosures on tax strategy, governance and risk management.


Winners will be Celebrated at Benevity’s 7th Annual Goodness Matters Conference

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jan 23, 2020 8:30 AM ET

CALGARY, Alberta, January 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced the list of finalists for the 2020 Corporate Goodness Awards (aka: The Goodies), which recognize progressive companies harnessing the power of Goodness through a modern approach to corporate philanthropy, social responsibility and employee engagement.


By Tori McGee

Article from in Business & Trade
Jan 23, 2020 6:45 AM ET

...The distribution center for United Family stores, hosted a training session for its employees through "Truckers Against Trafficking."

...the purpose of this training is to teach drivers how to identify the signs [of human] trafficking while out on the road.

Read the full story from Fox 34 here.


By Darren Allan

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 22, 2020 5:15 PM ET

Microsoft is partnering up with T-Mobile to provide free 4G LTE coverage to help out schoolchildren in underserved or rural areas where broadband isn’t available in the US, and as part of a drive to push its ‘Connected PCs’ in education markets in general (with two such fresh devices being introduced).


Article from in Human Resources
Jan 22, 2020 4:30 PM ET

Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, is proud to announce its membership in The Valuable 500, an international initiative striving to put disability on the leadership agenda. The company supports the campaign which is dedicated to unlocking the business, social and economic value of people living with disabilities around the world.


Effective Immediately Across CMT and CMT Music Channels

Press Release from in Human Resources
Jan 22, 2020 4:05 PM ET

January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, CMT announced that it will institute 50/50 video airplay for female artists on both CMT and CMT Music channels, effective immediately. The news was shared this morning by @CMT on Twitter here. Out of the full 29-hour primetime video hours across platforms, females are guaranteed to account for half, an increase from the 40/60 ratio.


By David Hessekiel

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 22, 2020 4:05 PM ET

Instead of requiring employees to volunteer for a favored company cause, JetBlue encourages crewmembers to follow their personal passions. "Wherever you want to go, whatever you want to do, however you want to help, that’s what we encourage you to do and then we reward you for it," said Icema Gibbs, JetBlue's Director of CSR in a recent Cause Talk Radio podcast interview.


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