April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Yesterday, a group of leading companies convened by CESPEDES and The World Environment Center with sponsorship of Dow Chemical, ECOLAB and Coca-Cola FEMSA, gathered to share best practices and initiatives to address challenges for sustainable water management, calling to action to accelerate partnerships between private sector, civil society and governments to guarantee water access in safe conditions for everyone.
by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP Inc.
On Monday, April 22, more than 1 billion people in more than 190 countries are expected to take part in Earth Day—a day dedicated to environmental awareness, engagement, and action. It is also a day for personal reflection. A day for each of us to take stock of what we can do to help reduce our own environmental footprint in 2019 and beyond.
It’s also a time for companies to embrace the role that they can play in creating a healthier planet. HP is one of those companies.
3 ways Year Up is using Symantec’s new grant
By Richard Bardine, Senior Director of Program Solutions at Year Up
Did you know that in the last 12 months, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area alone, there were more than 180 jobs that specifically required either Networking+ or Security+ certifications? As the Senior Director of Program Solutions at Year Up, I spend a lot of my day thinking about what type of jobs will exist in the next 36 months.
DALLAS, April 25, 2019 /3BL Media - Comerica Bank and Iron Mountain Incorporated, the global leader in storage and information management services, will securely shred sensitive paper documents for free from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 at Iron Mountain’s DFW flagship station (12121 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas 75237).
Comerica Bank also will help fight hunger at the event. The North Texas Food Bank will be collecting cash donations as well as nonperishable food items. The first 500 guests to donate to the food bank will receive a complimentary gift.
Company supports nearly 2,000 community and CVS Pharmacy locations that provide convenient disposal options for medicine cabinet cleanout all year long
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to helping build healthier communities, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding Americans to clean out their medicine cabinets and safely dispose of unused medication on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this Saturday, April 27.
AEG, the leading sports and live entertainment company in the world, partnered with Peace Over Violence to further sexual assault awareness for the 20th Annual Denim Day on April 24, 2019.
In addition to encouraging its employees to wear denim to raise awareness about the campaign, AEG agreed to match its employees’ donations to Peace Over Violence, which coupled with the company’s initial pledge, has resulted in an approaching total of $10,000.
Robert Herrera and Rick Bell Join Leading Volunteer Service Organization
ATLANTA, April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light announced today the appointments of Robert E. Herrera to the role of chief finance and administration officer and Rick Bell to vice president, corporate partnerships. Herrera oversees the development and implementation of the organization’s financial management strategy. Bell will broaden and deepen funding support from corporate partners, national and community foundations, and pursue annual and capacity-building revenue goals.
The company also releases its 2018 environmental performance data, with reliance on renewable energy ahead of plan and across-the-board improvements in energy use, water use and landfill diversion versus aggressive 2020 goals.
Read the full report at: www.nrg.com/sustainability
A social enterprise aims to create sustainable employment and high wages for conflict-affected areas in Northeast India
A groundbreaking study takes a holistic view
– PART OF WHAT MAKES THE U.S. FINANCIAL HEALTH PULSE ENDEAVOR SO ROBUST is that each report will examine four pillars of financial health: saving, spending, borrowing and planning. “It’s similar to evaluating physical health,” says Evelyn Stark, the assistant vice president of financial health for MetLife Foundation, founding sponsor of CFSI’s financial health work. “You can’t just look at a single factor like blood pressure or cholesterol. You need to look at a range of financial measures and say, ‘What do these tell us about the collective whole?’”
Efforts highlighted as part of the company’s Our Way to Serve CSR commitment
NASHVILLE, Tenn. April 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced it was the top donor for United Way of Metropolitan Nashville in 2018. As a multi-year charitable giving and volunteer campaign for Bridgestone, the United Way Campaign is part of the company’s ongoing, global commitment to corporate social responsibility, Our Way to Serve.
April 25, 2019 - Investors, regulators, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders are increasingly focused on how companies perform on a wide range of sustainability measures. Today, how well a company performs in these areas is widely seen as an indicator of how well it is managed overall.