Business & Trade CSR News

Three Companies Leveraging World Water Day to Amplify Water Commitments

Blog

World Water Day took place on Wednesday March 22 and aimed to bring awareness to the global water crisis. Based on the multitude of campaigns, it’s clear that companies are taking note and are motivated to make a difference in the global fight to protect our most precious natural resource.

Consumers Energy Foundation Contributes $150,000 to Provide Access for Free Tax Assistance, Support 2-1-1

Help Available for Customers Paying Final Winter Heating Bills
Press Release

JACKSON, Mich., March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $150,000 to support free tax preparation services and Michigan’s 2-1-1 network– resources that help families and individuals statewide as they receive their final heating bills from this winter.

How Generation Z will Change the Workplace

By: Jim Jenkins
Blog

Members of Generation Z, the youngest generational cohort, are beginning to enter the workforce. Raised in the era of constant communication and instant gratification, these individuals pave the way for a restructuring of our current workforce. As thought leaders, our job not only calls upon us to monitor workplace trends, but to recognize who influences these changes and the challenges and opportunities they present in the workplace.

This Free Course on Employee Volunteering Is What You've Been Looking For!

Transform employee volunteerism with free online course ‘Empathy in Motion: The Power of Employee Volunteering’
Blog

Companies across the globe are gatekeepers of a valuable experience for employees, providing support and resources for employees to take action and make a difference in the communities where they live and work.

As a corporate social responsibility leader you realize that providing volunteer opportunities and support can build morale, encourage team building, increase productivity and help to develop and build your company culture.

But what’s the best way to create or strengthen volunteer programs? 

Jennifer James Named to Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities

Press Release

BOSTON, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Jennifer James, Smart City Solutions Lead for Black & Veatch, has been selected to serve on the Boston Advisory Board of Leading Cities. The nonprofit global network promotes sustainable and resilient Smart City solutions by encouraging diplomacy and collaboration.

Register Today for Early Bird Pricing!

Blog

Early Bird registration is now open for U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 2017 Circular Economy Summit, From Aspiration to Implementation, on June 26-28 in Washington, D.C. Register today to save your spot!

Women at CSX Talk Logistics Careers this Women’s History Month

Multimedia with summary

This Women’s History Month, CSX is celebrating a crucial force driving the future of freight railroads: Women. Gender diversity and opportunities for women are key parts of CSX’s overall inclusion program, and CSX is committed to empowering, accelerating and supporting its women at all levels of the business.

WTRMLN WTR Partners with Whole Planet Foundation® To Alleviate Poverty

Mission-oriented brand aligns with Whole Foods Market® to help women entrepreneurs
Press Release

NEW YORK, March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – WTRMLN WTR, the pioneer in cold-pressed juiced watermelon, announces today that it has teamed up with Whole Foods Market’s nonprofit Whole Planet Foundation to alleviate poverty. A percentage of sales from all WTRMLN WTR BLNDS products (including GNGR, CHRRY, and LME) will benefit Whole Planet Foundation, whose mission is poverty alleviation through microcredit in communities around the world that supply Whole Foods Market stores with products.

AkzoNobel and MasterPeace Join Forces to Color 100 "Walls of Connection"

Press Release

March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - People living in more than 40 countries around the world are to benefit from a partnership between AkzoNobel and global peace movement MasterPeace which will involve painting 100 walls. 

Launched today in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, the Let's Colour Walls of Connection initiative aims to inspire and energize cities around the world and make people's lives more liveable and inspiring.

Barclays Insight: Rising to the Water Challenge

Multimedia with summary

Originally posted on Barclays

Water is undoubtedly one of the most precious natural resources for life on earth. Without access to good quality freshwater, human, animal and plant survival is impossible, while many industries are also highly dependent on reliable sources of water for their day-to-day operations and long-term viability.

Pages

Subscribe to Business & Trade