CSR News

by Jessica Pliska

Article from in Business & Trade
Jun 23, 2017 8:05 AM ET

As Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Viacom’s BET Networks, Nneka Norville has the kind of job many people dream of.  Every day she works to make a difference while building BET’s brand.  It’s a job that involves strategy, creativity, interpersonal skills and generosity. I spoke to Nneka to learn how people can model their careers on hers.

Jessica Pliska: Let’s start at the beginning. What is corporate social responsibility?

Blog from in Education
Jun 23, 2017 8:05 AM ET

Seven South Sudanese teenagers whose families live in a Kenyan refugee camp, will now receive a high school education because of scholarships awarded by the South Sudan Center of America (SSCA), a local Las Vegas charity.  SSCA was founded by Biar Atem, a Sands Cares Hero of the Year and Team Member at The Venetian and 

Article from in Environment
Jun 23, 2017 8:00 AM ET

In 2016, TD Bank Group collaborated with Bullfrog Power on a first-of-its kind renewable energy initiative to address 100% of its energy footprint for TD branches in Vancouver, as well as a portion of its business-related travel in the city.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 23, 2017 8:00 AM ET

Royal Mail’s vision is to be recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. Against a backdrop of significant change, innovation and diversification, Royal Mail has continued to put the principles of corporate responsibility at the heart of its business strategy. Royal Mail believes that this holds the key to building sustainable value for its shareholders.
Highlights from the Report include:

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 23, 2017 8:00 AM ET

The Chinese characters for “China” (zhong guo) – middle (中) and kingdom (国) – translate into a worldview that places China at the center of the world. This worldview is more of an economic reality than ever given China’s meteoric ascension to global powerhouse status. What does this mean for the green and sustainable products market?

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 23, 2017 7:55 AM ET

This article was originally printed in The VOICE, which is published for The Construction Users Roundtable. To view past issues of the magazine, go to https://www.curt.org/resources/the-voice-magazine/.  This excerpt is being republished with permission. Read the full article here.

by Kevin Cashman

Article from in Business & Trade
Jun 23, 2017 7:45 AM ET

David MacLennan, Chairman and CEO of Cargill, shares his perspective on authentic leadership with Kevin Cashman for Forbes.

by Kristen Weiss

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jun 23, 2017 5:00 AM ET

A group of scientists, including Stanford professor Fiorenza Micheli, has urged marine scientists to focus attention on human rights violations and other social issues in the seafood sector, in addition to advocating for sustainable practices

Funds raised via crowdsourcing to be matched by Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s

Press Release from in Green Building
Jun 22, 2017 4:45 PM ET

PHOENIX, June 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A new garden is coming to life in Phoenix! Keep Phoenix Beautiful is launching a crowdsourcing campaign to raise $25,000 for their new Keep Phoenix Beautiful Community Garden. Funds raised will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s, up to $25,000, bringing the potential total amount to invest in sustainable practices here in Central Phoenix and nationwide to $50,000. Donate now through July 31st at http://bit.ly/helpkpbgrow.

by: WA Governor’s Office

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 22, 2017 4:45 PM ET

Complete Eats program allows SNAP participants to buy more fruits, vegetables

Article from in Human Resources
Jun 22, 2017 4:15 PM ET

If you have been watching Bloomberg TV recently, you may have noticed more women appearing on the network.  Mr Grant Coombe was instrumental in effecting that change.  In six months, the 43-year-old sales manager of Bloomberg LP Singapore increased women's presence by 97 per cent in a Women's Voices movement.  The head of Bloomberg's global and Asia-Pacific key accounts is an advocate for the media to represent a diversity of voices.

Article from in Human Resources
Jun 22, 2017 3:00 PM ET

Marriage equality is now a reality for same-sex couples, and along with that comes most of the marriage protections offered by federal and state laws. For some, the opportunity to marry may have come later in life, perhaps after one or both individuals have amassed personal wealth. As a result, many gay and lesbian couples may find themselves weighing the economics of marriage more carefully than many other couples do.

Blog from in Environment
Jun 22, 2017 2:25 PM ET

At the recent ILTA (International Liquid Terminals Association) Annual Operating Conference and Trade Show in Houston, midstream industry professionals met to share best practices and learn about the latest in industry trends and technology. Speakers focused on improving operational efficiency, worker safety, technology innovations, and achieving regulatory compliance. Antea Group had its finger on the pulse of the conference and came away with 5 key takeaways for your benefit. 

By: Jim Moran

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jun 22, 2017 2:20 PM ET

The long-term care and senior living industry continues to face workforce challenges. The number of people requiring care keeps rising, and the available labor pool to provide those services isn’t keeping pace. Finding and keeping talent is no longer an HR challenge, but a strategic business priority. Yet, most companies are unable to attract the right talent and/or build lasting relationships with their employees in an effort to overcome the challenges in today’s market.

Article from in Environment
Jun 22, 2017 2:20 PM ET

A survey distributed in June by CECP: The CEO Force for Good to the largest global companies asked how corporate environmental strategy stacks up against current Federal and global agreements and regulations. Two-thirds of respondents indicated that their company already goes “beyond what’s required” and is committed to that path.