CSR News

Press Release from in Human Resources
Jan 19, 2021 5:30 PM ET

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid has welcomed Natalie Edwards to the company’s newly established Chief Diversity Officer role. Based in New York, Edwards will take on responsibility for the company’s inclusion and diversity efforts across its US and UK businesses.  

By Sheila Greaney, Office Manager Unified Communications Galway Dev Center

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jan 19, 2021 5:15 PM ET

Almost a year ago now, Cisco decided to ensure the safety of all employees and closed our offices globally. It was clearly the right move to make in the wake of so many unknowns. As a Site Engagement Manager for our Galway, Ireland offices – I had to sit down and figure how this affected us from a culture perspective.

With 75% site attendance in Galway we always have a highly populated office which helps grow a very special site culture and atmosphere – something we take a great deal of pride in. We are, after all, Ireland’s #1 Great Place to Work!

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jan 19, 2021 4:55 PM ET
  • The test to help evaluate mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), commonly known as concussion, produces a result within 15 minutes after a plasma sample is inserted and will run on Abbott's i-STAT™ Alinity™ handheld device
  • Having a blood test available could help eliminate wait time in the emergency room and could reduce the number of unnecessary CT scans by up to 40%
  • The test simultaneously measures biomarkers UCH-L1 and GFAP, proteins found in the blood after a concussion or head trauma
  • Building on this initial clearance, Abbott is also working on a test that would use whole blood on i-STAT at the point of care, and developing a test for its Alinity™ i and ARCHITECT® core laboratory instruments under FDA breakthrough designation

Lieutenant General Semonite commanded U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and led nationwide construction of temporary hospitals for COVID-19 patients.

Press Release from in Green Building
Jan 19, 2021 4:50 PM ET

WASHINGTON, January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Retired Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite, former Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has joined WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, as President of the Federal Programs business.

By Laura Galindo, Associate Manager, International Partnerships and Knowledge Management, CECP

Blog from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jan 19, 2021 4:30 PM ET

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose© (CECP), in collaboration with its Global Exchange (GX) Country Partners, has released the inaugural Global Impact at Scale: 2020 Edition report in 18 countries around the world. The report marks a new dawn for advocates and practitioners of Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG).

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jan 19, 2021 4:00 PM ET

Earlier this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold of Europe and most of the rest of the world, CNH Industrial and its Brands joined many others in donating medical equipment, such as ventilators, PPE, electrical generators and ambulances to local healthcare organizations.

Virtual Day of Skills-Based Service to be Held During National Volunteer Week

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 19, 2021 3:05 PM ET

Common Impact, the national organization that matches companies and nonprofits with proven models of impact for skills-based volunteering, has announced that it will hold a virtual Skills for Cities event on Wednesday, April 21st during National Volunteer Week. Skills for Cities unites corporate professionals with nonprofits for a cross-sector day of skills-based consulting to build their capacity to do good in their communities.

Deirdre Cooper, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Thematic Equity for Ninety One

Press Release from in Environment
Jan 19, 2021 2:30 PM ET

The following letter has published as an OpEd in Investment Week; minor edits were made for additional distribution.

Blog from in Human Resources
Jan 19, 2021 2:30 PM ET

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Rockwell Automation was a proud sponsor of the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee’s 24th annual celebration breakfast, which launched a five-day virtual event (Jan. 18-22) focusing on Deliberate Dialogue Discussions, a series of intentional conversations focusing on the social determinants of health. Rockwell leaders and close to 10 members of Rockwell’s African American Professional Network attended the event.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 19, 2021 2:25 PM ET

NEW YORK, January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Moody’s Corporation today announced that Patrick Mispagel, MD-Sustainable Finance, Moody’s ESG Solutions was named on the 2020 OUTstanding 100 LGBT+ Executives List, supported by Yahoo! Finance. This marks the second time Mr. Mispagel has been included on this prestigious list, which recognizes successful senior LGBT+ business executives.

Blog from in Education
Jan 19, 2021 2:25 PM ET

“I’ve wanted to be a doctor since I was ten years old,” recalls Leicester, UK-based student, Georgina. “But I didn’t know how I would be a doctor.”

Georgina’s story is a familiar one for many college-bound students — particularly those from less-advantaged backgrounds, who more often than their peers lack the critical mentorship to navigate the labyrinthine college and financial aid application processes that await them in their crucial next decisions in life.

Grant is in Partnership with Truist Cares COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jan 19, 2021 2:00 PM ET

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 19, 2021, /3BL Media/ — The Internet Society today announced a new grant program, Expanding Potential in Communities, or Truist EPIC Grant, to support broadband initiatives that help alleviate disparities in education, employment and social welfare in the southeastern United States. These grants will expand broadband access in communities with complementary Internet connectivity solutions such as community networks.

Representatives from Corporations, Foundations, and Associated Nonprofits Join Nonprofit Board

Press Release from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Jan 19, 2021 2:00 PM ET

STAMFORD, Conn., January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful® (KAB), the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, recently elected seven individuals, including affiliate representation, foundation leadership, and senior executives from partner companies, for a three-year term to its 31-member national board of directors.

Words by Alexa Schmidt

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 19, 2021 2:00 PM ET

As every nation struggles to contain COVID-19, one of the most pressing challenges for governments, public health officials, and humanitarians has been the fact that misinformation about the pandemic seems to spread almost as quickly as the virus itself. In nearly every country, conspiracy theories and false narratives abound, from rumors about the origin of the virus and how it is spread, to false advice about how to treat it.

Sappi's grant program continues to fund design projects for social good

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 19, 2021 12:50 PM ET

A spotlight on grant winners  

Where the rest of the world sees problems, designers see solutions—which is why Sappi created the Ideas that Matter (ITM) grant program 20 years ago. Since its inception in 1999, the program has granted more than $13.5 million to designers partnering with more than 500 organizations, ranging from community arts to animal welfare and from international humanitarian efforts to children’s healthcare. Not only does Ideas that Matter create social good across the globe, but the designers we work with find joy in the program as well.