Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, unveiled its “Civic 50” list on June 17th, and Comcast NBCUniversal was honored to be included.
The Civic 50 recognizes companies that are dedicated to using their time, skills and resources to positively impact their communities.
Video: CNH Industrial brand FPT Industrial donates an irrigation system to the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Nairobi, Kenya
NeighborhoodLIFT® program offers homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants for eligible Baltimore homebuyers; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
BALTIMORE, June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) of Baltimore today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand for Baltimore with a $6 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost local homeownership. The 2019 Baltimore NeighborhoodLIFT program follows the 2012 CityLIFT program for Baltimore that included a $5.8 million investment from Wells Fargo and created 386 homeowners.
100 Percent of the Proceeds Raised from Igloo’s OR Auction will be Donated
DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, world-renowned artist David Rollyn and Igloo are teaming up at this year’s Outdoor Retailer to customize Igloo Playmates for auction during the Summer Market Show. Rollyn will be at the Igloo booth (#36120-UL) to create unique pieces of art where 100 percent of the proceeds raised from the auction will benefit Keep America Beautiful®.
Benevity’s International User Base More than Triples as Hundreds of Thousands of People Give Across Borders
CALGARY, Canada, June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced an 85 percent year-over-year increase in adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution, as more companies expand the reach of their CSR programs across borders. More than 600,000 new OneWorld users logged on to the cloud-based giving and volunteering platform in the last year alone—boosting the total number of people engaging with causes outside of their home country by 362 percent.
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is pleased to announce its media partnership with GreenBiz Group for the Circularity 19 conference from June 18 to 20 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This three-day event will convene over 500 leaders to explore and capitalize on opportunities toward a circular economy. Featured speakers include Sarah Chandler of Apple Inc. and Kate Brandt of Google.
Awards Recognize Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence in Global Supply Chains
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the opening of its 2019 Compass Awards program and called for submissions from member companies, their suppliers and factories. This awards program recognizes corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.
Bridgestone to serve as presenting sponsor for sixth consecutive year
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a leading tire and rubber company, will serve its sixth year as presenting sponsor of the Nashville Pride Festival. This year’s Pride Festival will take place on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23, at Public Square Park in Downtown Nashville.
At Koch, we believe in everyone’s ability to become a lifelong learner and succeed while helping others. Through these virtuous cycles of mutual benefit, we have seen first-hand how people can improve their lives and help those around them do the same.
by Rachel Evans
Bridgestone has made steady progress in implementing its Global Sustainable Procurement Policy, which outlines the company’s path to achieving the ambitious goal of using only sustainable materials in all of its products by 2050.
Through its partnership with EcoVadis, a provider of sustainability, risk and performance ratings for global supply chains, the tire maker assesses suppliers’ current sustainability practices, and looks at what support is needed to improve on this.
by Thomas Schueneman
By George Bandy Jr., Chief Sustainability Officer, Mohawk Industries
This article is sponsored by Mohawk Industries.
Mohawk Group, the commercial division of Mohawk Industries, now has more than 300 flooring products that have been certified by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) as having achieved the stringent requirements for Living Product Challenge Petal Certification. Because most of the products are carpet tile styles made in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley at our Glasgow facility, we saw it only fitting to refer to Glasgow as our first "Living Site."
COLUMBUS, Ga., June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - More than just humans will grace the speaker dais of the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity in France this year. Aflac today announced that My Special Aflac Duck®, an innovative robotic version of the well-known U.S. insurance company's famous mascot duck that helps children cope with cancer, has a spot in the health care track. My Special Aflac Duck was developed with the input of children, their families, medical professionals and child life specialists.
Taproot Foundation Releases Upshot Recap from the Annual Summit
The Global Pro Bono Summit is an annual invitation-only gathering of leaders from across sectors and around the world with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the entire business community accessible to organizations serving our collective good.
DENVER, June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics sponsored the Colorado Technology Association’s 2019 Women in Tech Conference, celebrating women across Colorado’s growing tech community. Conference attendees heard from industry leaders and engaged in discussions about the challenges surrounding women in today’s tech workforce.