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Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 12, 2018 8:00 AM ET

Resilience is an organization’s ability to adapt to risks and threats that challenge its viability. It’s also an imperative in the face of an increasingly broad and unpredictable risk landscape. This is especially true when it comes to energy and sustainability.

Investors and customers alike recognize the effects of climate change, and other factors that increase volatility and vulnerability. And the pressure these groups are applying to address these concerns and drive change can no longer be ignored.


Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa receives an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Dec 12, 2018 8:00 AM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, was recognized by Peta2, the largest youth animal rights group in the world, with an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card. Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa was also listed on Peta2’s “Dean’s List,” an elite group of institutions that have accrued enough Vegan Report Card points to rank among the highest tier of A-rated schools.  


Report highlights British American Tobacco’s progress on its ambition to transform tobacco with a range of potentially reduced-risk products.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 12, 2018 4:00 AM ET

British American Tobacco’s strategy of transforming tobacco by seeking to provide consumers with satisfying, reduced-risk alternatives to smoking is the focus of its latest report, available now.

This new report highlights BAT’s continued commitment to contributing to tobacco harm reduction. It demonstrates how the company has made tremendous progress in its long-held ambition to provide consumers with less risky tobacco and nicotine choices.


Newsletter from in Business & Trade
Dec 11, 2018 8:00 PM ET

Derek Parkin, CLP Holdings Chief Operating Officer (COO), vividly remembers an early lesson in the importance of reliability and safety. Born into a coal mining family in the north of England, he landed his first job as a 16-year-old schoolboy cleaning the floors of the offices at a coal mine.


New Program Supports Employee Ideas and Charitable Causes

Article from in Philanthropy
Dec 11, 2018 4:40 PM ET

Inspired by the success of Sappi’s Ideas that Matter program, the company launched a similar program in 2016 called Employee Ideas that Matter. The semi-annual program commits Sappi North America to donate a total of $25,000 to causes that are important to employees. Here are a few examples of the organizations that Sappi is honored to support through this program:

The Michael T. Goulet Traumatic Brain Injury & Epilepsy Foundation, Nominated by Foundation Founder Brad Goulet, Hydro Manager and Utilities Engineer at Westbrook Mill


Shift President and Co-Founder Caroline Rees talks with Erb Institute about how companies can measure social performance, the mission of Shift and its most recent flagship project, Valuing Respect

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 11, 2018 4:00 PM ET

Shift is the leading center of expertise on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. As a mission-driven organization, Shift works with companies, governments and other agents of change—around the globe—to help build a world where business gets done with respect for people’s dignity.


Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 11, 2018 3:00 PM ET

Through the Caterpillar Foundation’s work with its partners, it has become increasingly clear that when we invest in girls, we create real and lasting change — not only for girls themselves but also the communities around them.

Click here to learn more about how the Caterpillar Foundation is ushering in the future of the girl and celebrating the value of water.


Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Dec 11, 2018 2:40 PM ET

December 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Pivot Point Red List-free enhanced resilient tile represents a true change in direction for sustainable resilient flooring. This award-winning hard surface holds Living Product Challenge Petal Certification and is manufactured using alternative chemistry. Design and color draw inspiration from fresh, natural materials and biophilic influence.


Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 11, 2018 2:30 PM ET

PRINCETON, N.J. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and LabCentral, an innovative, shared laboratory space designed as a launchpad for life-sciences and biotech startups, today announced that ReviveMed and Strand Therapeutics are the winners of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s 2018 Golden Tickets for LabCentral.


Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Dec 11, 2018 2:00 PM ET
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recently launched an online boutique filled with items to celebrate adoption. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is the only public nonprofit charity in the United States that is focused exclusively on foster care adoption.
 

Blog from in Human Resources
Dec 11, 2018 1:30 PM ET

Editor’s note: In recognition of Global Patient Week, held annually across Bristol-Myers Squibb to celebrate the company’s patient-focused culture, we’re sharing how our People and Business Resource Groups are driving change for diverse patient populations. 

When Priscilla Ko, a manager in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and member of the PAN Asian Network People and Business Resource Group, watched her father-in-law lose his battle with an aggressive form of bile-duct cancer at the age of 61, the personal suddenly turned professional.  


Benefitting the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund, shoppers can bid on special inventory and experiences from celebrities including Ava DuVernay, Brie Larson, Geena Davis, Margot Robbie, Laura Dern and Reese Witherspoon

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Dec 11, 2018 1:25 PM ET

Blog from in Education
Dec 11, 2018 1:00 PM ET

We asked Amgen Scholars attending the U.S. symposium at the University of California, Los Angeles, and at the Europe symposium at the University of Cambridge to tell us something cool about their labs this summer. In this video, the scholars answered: the science. Hear students discuss their experiences exploring new areas of science, from bioinformatics and spores to exoskeletons and clinical neuroscience.


The industry’s leading event in regenerative design at a great price

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Dec 11, 2018 12:00 PM ET

Celebrate innovation with the International Living Future Institute at Living Future 2019 in Seattle, Washington, from April 30-May 3. Register before December 14, 11:59 PM PST, and take $150 off your ticket for this year’s conference highlighting Collaboration + Abundance. Prices go up after midnight and will not be this low again.


Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Dec 11, 2018 12:00 PM ET

Imagine having a front door that doesn’t lock, or a window that’s broken. From the risk of burglary to frigid air creeping inside, these needed repairs become problematic for many, especially our neighbors without the resources to fix them. Rebuilding Together installs windows and doors for people who cannot afford it and need them the most. You can be a part of making their homes safe this holiday season.


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