by Rebecca Keister, Tech Contributor, Go Local Prov
The people have spoken.
Not only did Sproutel take home the top award in the Robotics and Hardware category at the 22nd annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Presented by KPMG, but the company—along with their co-creators—also took home the people’s choice award for the My Special Aflac Duck, a “comforting companion” for children with cancer.
BCtA partner perspectives on emerging trends and top priorities in the world of inclusive business
Interview with Hans Docter, Director Sustainable Economic Development, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
There is consensus on the important role that private sector can and should play in development. What are the priorities for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Dutch MoFA) in 2019 and beyond in terms of engaging the private sector in its development initiatives?
By Tae Yoo Senior Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility, Cisco
The world is changing. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here, and it is having an impact on everything, including the future of work. A significant evolution of the labour market is forecast over the next 10 years, and we do not fully know all the jobs of the future.
Just over 12 months since Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, announced a bold $100 million commitment to support children’s hospitals around the world, leaders from Disney and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, debuted a suite of experiences, murals and interactive art aimed at providing comfort and inspiration for children and families.
G&A's Sustainability Highlights (04.12.2019)
The FTI Consulting business advisory firm surveyed a set of 130 global institutional investors to gauge the depth and breadth of U.S. assets invested using ESG principles. This group of investors, contacted from May through July 2018, responded that their Assets Under Management totaling US$8.4 trillion was believed to have benefitted by the contribution of extra [corporate] value to a company with a high ESG rating.
In 2017, Canadian Hallmark employees participated in the “Home for Dinner” program in support of the Ronald McDonald House in Toronto. The employees provided volunteers and funds to prepare and pay for a dinner, which fed 130 family members. In all, the dinner donation totaled $1,500, with an additional monetary donation of $4,700 given to the Ronald McDonald House.
For the sixth consecutive year, PNC has been named among the HRC’s Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality. Our score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index, the national benchmarking tool for corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees, reflects our commitment to our LGBTQ employees and their families.
Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom
In a world where there are more men named ‘John’ than women of any name leading the 500 largest publicly traded corporations in the world, is there any wonder there would be enthusiasm around Skytop Strategies‘ ‘Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom’ conference?
Automaker Partners with ASPCA to Help Pets Find Loving Homes
CAMDEN, N.J., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2019 New York International Auto Show in partnership with the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), based in New York City. The ASPCA is the longest-standing animal welfare organization in North America and serves as the nation’s leading voice for animals in crisis. Taking place at the Subaru exhibit on Level One inside the Jacob K.
In celebration of Earth Month and MLS WORKS Fourth Annual Green Goals of Service Week, AEG’s LA Galaxy spent the day rebuilding and expanding gardens with students at Leapwood Avenue Elementary School in Carson, Calif. on April 11.
Urban Tree Planting Efforts Help Four U.S. Cities Tackle Environmental Challenges
LINCOLN, Neb., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ ‒ The Arbor Day Foundation today announced a $250,000 grant from Bank of America to expand the tree canopy in urban communities and strengthen neighborhoods against the impacts of a changing climate. The funding will support green infrastructure projects in four U.S. cities: Tucson, Arizona; Kansas City, Missouri; Pawtucket, Rhode Island; and Norfolk, Virginia. The Community Resiliency Grant program supported by Bank of America is working with local nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies in the grantee cities.
LG Recognized for Continued Environmental Leadership with Energy-Efficient Home Appliances and Consumer Electronics
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficient home appliances and consumer electronics products.
By David Allen
For a discussion on corporate social responsibility, who better to share insights than a leader from the company with the largest corporate philanthropic footprint in Philadelphia?
Teck’s research into water quality management has reached a major breakthrough with the successful development of an in-situ method to remove selenium and nitrate from mine-impacted water. The Saturated Rock Fill (SRF) facility built at Teck’s Elkview Operations can treat up to 10 million liters per day using naturally-occurring biological processes.
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