CSR News

Tech-savvy entrepreneurs may hold the key to reaching some of the 17 sustainable development goals. Here are three to watch

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Nov 21, 2018 9:05 AM ET

Meeting the sustainable development goals (SDGs) – a global call to action to eradicate poverty, protect the Earth and promote peace and prosperity – will not only require all hands on deck, but all tech on deck as well.


CHP technologies will continue to evolve and progress, driving development and adoption

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Nov 21, 2018 9:00 AM ET

The benefits of combined heat and power (CHP) generally are well established, and the technology is recognized as having great potential to improve large industrial process efficiencies while contributing to grid resilience.

Conventional electricity generation systems waste a great deal of energy through the discharge of heat into the atmosphere, and even more is wasted when electricity is distributed to distant industrial and commercial end users. CHP, on the other hand, makes productive use of the waste heat that is generated as part of the thermal processes.


Article from in Energy
Nov 21, 2018 8:35 AM ET

A dramatic upsurge in demand for renewable energy from ambitious multinational companies is now shifting markets away from fossil fuels in more than 140 markets worldwide, a new RE100 report reveals. RE100 is the corporate leadership initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power.


Emphasizing smarter lifecycle designs to ensure our clients’ projects will thrive and endure

Article from in Green Building
Nov 21, 2018 8:00 AM ET

Increased climate variability and surging population growth are placing greater demands on limited resources such as water, energy, and physical space. Our teams are considering how buildings and infrastructure can be designed to more effectively cope with these stresses and perform well into the future. Facilities need to be built not only to operate in greater harmony with nature but also to withstand the forces it may unleash.


Blog from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Nov 20, 2018 6:00 PM ET

We released our Global Impact Report - $PYPL’s first comprehensive summary of our Environmental, Social and Governance efforts. As we continue to advance on our #ESG journey, we’ll share updates on our progress along the way.


Keynote speakers include Bill McKibben, Mustafa Santiago Ali, and Mary Robinson

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 20, 2018 5:30 PM ET

SEATTLE, November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute is hosting its 13th annual Living Future unConference in Seattle, Washington, on April 30-May 3, 2019, at the new Hyatt Regency. Architects, engineers, manufacturers, CSR professionals, and more will gather for the leading regenerative design event of the year.


A visit to SCE’s GridTech Labs helps new engineering students prep for the rigors of college.

Blog from in Education
Nov 20, 2018 5:20 PM ET

Civil engineering student Kathleen Sagun felt a bit scared going into her freshman year at California State University, Long Beach’s College of Engineering. So, a recent visit to Southern California Edison’s GridTech Labs to meet engineering interns and tour the lab gave her some helpful direction.


Employee volunteer hours soar during third annual Global Service Week

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 20, 2018 4:45 PM ET

By Jaime Barclay, Sr Mgr Corporate Responsibility

At Symantec, we know that corporate responsibility is not only the right thing to do, it is directly linked to employee retention, productivity, and overall engagement. A recent study conducted by Glassdoor found that 75 percent of employees and job seekers expect their employer to support the communities in which they do business through donations and/or volunteer efforts.


Press Release from in Philanthropy
Nov 20, 2018 4:05 PM ET

AUSTIN, Minn., November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The makers of Hormel® Compleats®products announced today that it will match every dollar, up to $25,000, donated now through Nov. 27 to Meals on Wheels America leading up to the organization’s No Time to Wait campaign to help fight senior hunger.

The No Time to Wait campaign, which launches on Black Friday, focuses on the 9 million seniors across America that face the threat of hunger.


Blog from in Human Resources
Nov 20, 2018 3:45 PM ET

In the United States, the Pan-Asian population—whose 32-plus ethnic groups include Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese—is expected to triple to 40 million in the next 40 years. Ascend serves this population as the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals in North America. It reaches out to 60,000 people with leadership programming for all career levels and initiatives like its annual Inspiring Across Generations (IAG) awards for mentorship, leadership, and board service. 


By David L. Cohen

Blog from in Philanthropy
Nov 20, 2018 2:10 PM ET

From funding day care so that young, ambitious parents can learn job skills and finish school, to helping veterans and their families find housing, so many of our society’s most pressing issues relate to the basic needs of food, education, and housing. Increasingly, these needs cannot be addressed by the private, public, or nonprofit sectors alone, and that’s why Comcast NBCUniversal is committed, year after year, to partnering with United Way to help make a lasting impact in the communities we serve.


Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 20, 2018 2:00 PM ET

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. & STAMFORD, Conn., November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/–Centerplate, North America’s leading convention center hospitality provider, and The Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) have announced an agreement to extend the food and beverage contract at the Center. The newly signed extension comes as the MBCC reopens after an all-encompassing $620 million renovation.


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