Something super happened in Atlanta.
Verizon teamed up with the NFL to host the Super Kids Super Sharing Event.
20 years ago, the program began as an experiment with just three schools participating and donating 200 pieces of equipment. This year, over 100 schools participated, donating more than 40,000 items including toys, games and sports equipment to under-resourced schools across Atlanta.
In addition, Verizon awarded an $18,000 grant to the Ron Clark Academy.
NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As companies are becoming increasingly focused on the social impact of their business operations, Deloitte has developed a new Social Impact Measurement Model (SIMM), pioneering a machine learning tool that forecasts the results of a large corporate investment – such as opening a new office or headquarters – on a community, across more than 75 social measures.
Hanes Ranks in Top 6 Percent of Nearly 7,000 Companies Disclosing for the Climate Change Report
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it earned an A- score and took a leadership position in the CDP 2018 Climate Change Report.
Hanes has voluntarily reported its carbon emissions data since 2010 to CDP, which was formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.
New plan powers homes with Texas solar energy; no roof required
HOUSTON, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Electricity customers across the state can let their Texas pride shine while showing the planet some love with a new solar plan. Green Mountain Energy has launched its first electricity plan that lets customers power their homes with 100 percent solar electricity generated right here in Texas. Go Local Solar is inspired by the farm-to-table movement, harnessing electricity from Texas-based solar parks and giving both homeowners and renters local solar power with no rooftop installation or upfront costs required.
Smithfield Foods continues partnership with the University of Minnesota’s NorthStar Initiative to facilitate ongoing supply chain sustainability research
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Sysco is proud to sponsor the 30th anniversary of the Women’s Foodservice Forum’s (WFF) Annual Leadership Development Conference, kicking off March 10 in Dallas, Texas! WFF is the Food Industry’s thought leader on gender equity. WFF provides the research, insights and best practice solutions that enable food companies to address the pressing need for talent, drive better consumer insights and increase business performance by realizing the full potential of women leaders.
Gro More Good initiative will improve children’s health and well-being through increased connections to gardening, fresh food, and time spent outdoors
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company today announced the launch of Gro More Good, a national initiative that will bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children over the next five years.
Government regulation can be a blessing or a burden. In every case, it’s the result of a public process. In contrast, says Domtar CEO John D. Williams, too many of today’s extra-governmental, voluntary programs — shadow regulations — fall short of this process.
Shadow regulations are built on opaque algorithms and are of nebulous value, and they threaten the very transparency that legitimate sustainability regulations are supposed to advance.
What does environment, health and safety leadership look like in your organization? Peylina Chu, Antea Group’s technology segment leader, speaks from her experience to bring two simple but deep ideas on what makes an effective EHS leader.
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Using mobile technology, the GiftedMom platform offers vital health advice and emergency transport to pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa
Over lunch at a recent workshop, Agbor Ashu, the co-founder and medical director of social enterprise GiftedMom, showed me a small icon of a pregnant woman on his smartphone: “That’s the app,” he says. “You just click here and land on this homepage where you have multiple options: if you’re a mother-to-be, you can get advice based on your pregnancy stage; if you have a new-born baby, you can read about special care.
Alliance Data Named to List for Second Consecutive Year
Plano, TX, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Alliance Data is one of the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune. This marks the second consecutive year Alliance Data made the list.
By Andre Solorzano, Senior Manager, Data Insights, CECP
As CECP marks its 20th anniversary, corporate social investment is more important than ever. Looking back at the last two decades, measuring and benchmarking social investment overall has become more integrated in corporate strategies and has employed more sophisticated tools and models to evaluate progress. Since its founding, CECP has been steadfast and unparalleled in helping companies transform their social strategy and gain serious, on-going traction.
Did you know almost 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are sent each year globally, making the day the second largest card-sending holiday of the year behind Christmas? We’ve compiled a handful of tips to help you and your Valentine make this year’s celebration a bit greener!
IBM and Johnson & Johnson Team up in Santiago to Strengthen Community Resilience
The term “natural disaster” is a misnomer. Natural ecosystems often require disturbances such as fires and floods to remain healthy. They have an inherent resilience to the occasional battering. Crises created by destructive natural events might be more aptly referred to as “social disasters,” because of the toll of life and economic damage left in their wake. Framing such events as social disasters places them in a different light, shifting the burden on all sectors of society to proactively manage the threat.