CSR News

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Feb 15, 2019 8:40 AM ET

As part of its Gro More Good commitment to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens by 2023, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is encouraging schools and not-for-profit organizations across the country to apply for funding to support their youth garden programs.


Newsletter from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Feb 15, 2019 8:30 AM ET

The Greater Bay Area is taking shape rapidly with the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge and the Express Rail Link. These milestone infrastructure projects are the key to a new era of super-connectivity that promises exciting new business opportunities for the region.


Revolution Wind will be the largest procurement of offshore wind in Rhode Island

Press Release from in Energy
Feb 15, 2019 7:30 AM ET

PROVIDENCE, R.I., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National Grid filed for regulatory approval of a 20-year contract for energy from a new, 400 MW offshore wind farm – Revolution Wind. The project, originally developed by Providence-based Deepwater Wind, has since been acquired by Orsted, one of the world’s leading developers of offshore wind farms. National Grid selected Revolution Wind in coordination with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers.


Press Release from in Environment
Feb 15, 2019 7:30 AM ET

ROSEMEAD, Calif., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Southern California Edison today filed its proposed 2019 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with the California Public Utilities Commission.


The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.

Press Release from in Education
Feb 15, 2019 7:00 AM ET

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TThe Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, projects were chosen for their ability to solve for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.


Educators from Lincoln Public Charter School in Temple Hills, Marshall Math Science Academy in Harrisburg and McKinley High School in WDC Participate in Classroom-Ready Critical Thinking Curriculum

Press Release from in Education
Feb 14, 2019 4:20 PM ET

February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Discovery Education together have engaged in a one-of-a-kind transdisciplinary approach to transforming the way students across America. Powered by learning, Ignite My Future in School (IMFIS) encourages students and educators nationwide to adapt computational thinking as foundational skill for 21st century success. IMFIS aims to engage 20,000 teachers and one million U.S.


Article from in Philanthropy
Feb 14, 2019 3:40 PM ET

Procter & Gamble Co. is sponsoring a National Geographic television series on efforts to combat extreme poverty, which will include digital, social media and print components. The goal is to align P&G more closely with the concept of social responsibility.


by Rachel Yang

Article from in Philanthropy
Feb 14, 2019 2:00 PM ET

Shawn Mendes will team up with eBay For Charity to raise funds for Grammy-related philanthropic causes.

Starting today, fans will have a chance to bid on Mendes’ VIP meet-and-greets at one of his upcoming concerts, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Grammy Museum and Musicares, the Recording Academy’s philanthropic arm which provides services and programs to members of the music community, including financial assistance for basic living expenses, medical expenses, and treatment for critical illnesses like HIV/AIDS and Parkinson’s disease.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Feb 14, 2019 2:00 PM ET

It’s February, which means the new year is officially well underway. As you hit the ground running with your 2019 corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies and projects, it’s important to make time for professional development, remain on top of key industry trends and stay connected with your peers.


What’s the best way to solve our biggest problems? Government regulation or via market solutions?

Blog from in Environment
Feb 14, 2019 1:40 PM ET

By Brad Zarnett

Having just read the book Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by former New York Times columnist, Anand Giridharadas, and mostly agreeing with it, I thought that it would be interesting to read a critique by Jay Coen Gilbert, the co founder of the movement for Certified B Corporations, which happened to fall into the crosshairs of Giridharadas’ criticism.


Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Feb 14, 2019 1:00 PM ET

Thirty-one Lockheed Martin employees were awarded for their excellence in science, technology and workforce innovation at the 2019 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference, February 7-9 in Washington D.C.


Hormel Foods joins with private and nonprofit groups to protect water quality

Blog from in Philanthropy
Feb 14, 2019 1:00 PM ET

By Claire Stremple


Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Feb 14, 2019 12:45 PM ET

Amazing that the three questions that launched the LBG Model in 1992 remain top of mind, 26 years later. All industries, corporate structures, areas of focus and size. 

The LBG Model has been demonstrating the value of community investment since 1992. Check out the Canadian version of the model at http://www.lbg-canada.ca.

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About LBG Canada


Customers in select markets can choose between two models on BikeExchange.com

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Feb 14, 2019 12:15 PM ET

Today, GM announces ARĪV as the name of its new eBike brand, which includes two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes: the Meld, a compact eBike, and the Merge, a folding eBike. The name ARĪV was selected as part of a global crowdsourcing campaign announced in November 2018.

“The crowdsourcing campaign allowed us to bring consumers into the development of our brand,” said Hannah Parish, ARĪV director. “Combine that with our products and our blend of bike and automotive talent, and the result is a unique brand DNA.”  


Guest post written by NAS Committee Member Anne Egger

Blog from in Education
Feb 14, 2019 12:15 PM ET

How do we make change happen in education? Not just one teacher engaging more students, or one school increasing student achievement, or one state legislating smaller class sizes, but transformative change that shifts the entire system to a new equilibrium?


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