CSR News

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Sep 20, 2019 6:15 PM ET

The Forbes article notes the importance of a company focusing its CSR efforts in ways that are “unique to your organization.” FedEx strives to do just that as we focus our CSR work on areas aligned with our expertise and values.

At FedEx, giving is focused on five areas that align with business strengths and address some of the world’s problems in a thoughtful way. In addition to five pillar focus areas, FedEx also supports programs related to Diversity and Inclusion, which are important aspects of FedEx culture.

Company's Sustainability Initiatives Designed to Deliver Long-Term Value Receive Top Scores

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Sep 20, 2019 5:00 PM ET

PHOENIX, Sept. 20, 2019  /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) was recognized on both the Dow Jones Sustainability (DJSI) World and North America Indices for the fourth consecutive year. The prestigious rankings highlight Republic's continued commitment and leadership in corporate governance, environmental, social and financial sustainability.

Ideagen Global Goals 2030 - Achieve the Goals!

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 20, 2019 4:55 PM ET

Annual Ideagen™ Global Goals 2030 - Empowering Women & Girls Summit 2019 - Achieve the Goals.

By Melissa Locker

Article from in Environment
Sep 20, 2019 4:00 PM ET

Normally, if your record sucks, that’s a bad thing. (Just ask Jet!) But now, thanks to a collaboration between Bacardi and Lonely Whale, if your record sucks, it’s a good thing—at least for the planet.

Develop an effective storytelling strategy in this step-by-step approach

Multimedia with summary from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Sep 20, 2019 3:30 PM ET

For corporate pro bono practitioners, telling stories is critical. By communicating the impact of your pro bono programming effectively, you’ll promote your company’s social good initiatives both internally and externally. Those efforts can help elevate your company’s brand and position in the field—that’s the power of a good story.

New partnership makes recycling plastic film more convenient for residents

Press Release from in Environment
Sep 20, 2019 2:55 PM ET

RACINE, Wis., September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Borough of Bradley Beach and SC Johnson, an industry-leading manufacturer of household consumer brands, today announced New Jersey’s first pilot program for curbside plastic film recycling. Bradley Beach residents will be able to conveniently recycle their plastic bags, plastic film and plastic wrap as part of the community’s curbside recycling program beginning November 13, 2019.

Seattle presence included showroom kickoff event for design community

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Sep 20, 2019 2:35 PM ET

SEATTLE, September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Mohawk Group and Durkan renewed their commitment to the fight against breast cancer at the Susan G. Komen 3-Day in Seattle which concluded earlier this week. Both divisions increased their presence and involvement over last year, officially kicking off the popular fundraiser with a special showroom event for the local design community. The event showcased the mission and lifesaving work of Susan G.

US Employees Support 16 Local Organizations for Changing Tomorrow Day 2019

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 20, 2019 1:50 PM ET

NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Nearly 1,000 Astellas employees stepped away from the office to volunteer across the United States as part of the 10th annual Changing Tomorrow Day. On Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow)—Astellas' global day of service—employees volunteered together at 16 diverse community and patient organizations, homeless shelters and other nonprofits to make a positive, measurable impact in local communities.

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Sep 20, 2019 1:45 PM ET

On the morning of June 26th, the auditorium at Alexion’s R&D Center of Excellence in New Haven was buzzing with teams communicating, collaborating, and innovating at the site’s first-ever employee-led hackathon. The decision to hold this event came in early 2019 when New Haven site leadership met to discuss ways to strengthen their unity with the local community.  With Innovate for Solutions being one of Alexion’s culture values, a hackathon seemed like the perfect idea.

by Jeroen Kraaijenbrink

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Sep 20, 2019 1:35 PM ET

This week, HP launched its new Elite Dragonfly laptop. Even though its low weight and specs are a significant move forward compared to earlier models, it deserves attention for another reason. As HP claims, it is the world’s first PC made with “ocean-bound” plastics—plastics collected from river-sides, beaches and shores that would otherwise end up in our oceans.

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Blog from in Green Building
Sep 20, 2019 1:30 PM ET

What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 3 of 5.

Article from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 20, 2019 12:00 PM ET

Military readiness and AI, creating more opportunities for women in tech, protecting government against malicious cyber activities—Booz Allen will be exploring all of these topics and more from September 24-26 at the 11th annual Atlantic Festival in downtown Washington, D.C.

Innovative ideas from expert speakers

At the Booz Allen Hamilton Innovation Stage in Hotel Monaco, Booz Allen will be hosting thought-provoking discussions featuring members of Congress, top military and private-sector leaders, researchers, and other thought leaders.

"...and I will be able to exuberantly live out that purpose.”

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Sep 20, 2019 12:00 PM ET

Hartsel Shirley is a Bishop based in Atlanta, Georgia, who has been involved with HIV advocacy since 2002. He has participated in numerous conferences, panels, and workshops to educate others about aging with HIV and combat the stigma faced by people living with HIV, particularly in the Black community. “Hartsel” has 3 meanings – full of grace, a bright flame, a living marvel.

Company’s donation will aid in purchasing new ladder truck

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Sep 20, 2019 11:30 AM ET

SMITHFIELD, Va., September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a contribution of $250,000 over the next five years to the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department that will aid in the purchase of a new and improved ladder truck for use throughout Isle of Wight County.