CSR News

We are harnessing our partnerships, expertise and global reach to extend access to healthcare

Article from in Health and Wellness
Mar 23, 2017 10:00 AM ET

In 2016, we topped the Access to Medicine Index for the fifth consecutive time since it began in 2008. The index is an independent measure of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies’ efforts to improve access to healthcare in developing countries.

8th Annual Responsible Business Awards 2017

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Mar 23, 2017 10:00 AM ET

March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Understanding what it takes to create and drive an innovative sustainability strategy throughout an organisation and its value chain can be a challenging task. With that in mind we’ve published a report detailing why the likes of EY, Interface, DSM, WWF and jetBlue were Awarded an Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Award in 2016.

The report contains:

Blog from in Education
Mar 23, 2017 10:00 AM ET

Arrow Electronics firmly believes that innovation is a skill set that can be taught. And that’s why we actively partner with technology-education organizations and competitions that inspire the leaders of tomorrow. Our goal is to encourage students of all ages to find the innovator inside themselves by looking Five Years Out

A few examples of technology-education programs that Arrow proudly supports include: 

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Mar 23, 2017 10:00 AM ET

Young Lamario Fourney shares what life is like now that his family lives in a Habitat for Humanity home. Read his story here: 


Bridgit Mendler, Rising Appalachia, Valerie June, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Moon Taxi and other artists to turn up the volume on March 25 for Earth Hour

Press Release from in Environment
Mar 23, 2017 9:35 AM ET

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This Saturday, World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour will sweep across the globe as skylines from Sydney to San Francisco go dark as a symbolic call for urgent action in the fight against climate change. As millions of people around the world turn off their lights for one hour, singer songwriters and soulful musicians will lend their voices to carry the message of Earth Hour, creating a live soundtrack for a truly global online rally to fight climate change.

Volunteers preserving the ecosystem through water conservation

Blog from in Environment
Mar 23, 2017 9:35 AM ET

Yesterday, many people celebrated World Water Day with various movements and activities. The international event highlights the importance of fresh water, while celebrating the strides of water stewards around the globe. Cox Conserves Heroes are individuals recognized for dedicating their time and resources as environmental volunteers. Here are five Cox Conserves Heroes whose efforts serve to preserve rivers, oceans and shorelines in their communities.  

Global Health Corporate Champions support the Ghana Registered Midwives Association

Article from in Health and Wellness
Mar 23, 2017 9:10 AM ET

Melissa Mattoon is in Ghana, reporting on the second team of Global Health Corporate Champions—a multi-company cohort of 13 professionals from across multiple industries providing pro bono consulting services in Accra.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Mar 23, 2017 9:00 AM ET

Originally posted on Barclays

Water is undoubtedly one of the most precious natural resources for life on earth. Without access to good quality freshwater, human, animal and plant survival is impossible, while many industries are also highly dependent on reliable sources of water for their day-to-day operations and long-term viability.

New Value of Water Campaign Report Finds Aging Infrastructure Detrimental to U.S. Businesses

Article from in Finance & Investment
Mar 23, 2017 9:00 AM ET

Closing the water infrastructure funding gap in the U.S. could result in a $220 billion boost in economic activity, as well as create 1.3 million jobs annually. These findings, and more, were recently released in a new Value of Water Campaign, “The Economic Benefits of Investing in Water Infrastructure.” 

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 23, 2017 9:00 AM ET

LEXINGTON, Mass., USA , March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) today announced the launch of the Company’s 2016 Annual Responsibility Review. The Review, available at shire.com, highlights how Shire’s growth has strengthened its approach to Responsibility and allows the Company to better meet the needs of people around the world with rare diseases and their families. 

Article from in Human Resources
Mar 23, 2017 8:35 AM ET

Barclays CEO Jes Staley has spoken about the bank’s mission to tackle gender diversity to an audience of MPs, colleagues, business leaders and Barclays’ partners from the charitable sector.

Timed to coincide with the build-up to International Women’s Day (8 March), Staley, along with Labour peer Baroness McDonagh, hosted a breakfast at the Palace of Westminster for 100 people, before taking questions from the audience and being interviewed by Barclays’ Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion Mark McLane.

Multimedia with summary from in Human Resources
Mar 23, 2017 8:30 AM ET

At Scotiabank, we know that Inclusion makes us stronger. This week we are coming together in support of the #HeForShe movement.

Learn more about CSR at Scotiabank

Multimedia with summary from in Awards and Recognition
Mar 23, 2017 8:05 AM ET

Bacardi congratulates Professor Stephen McCaffrey for winning the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contribution to the evolution and progressive realization of international water law. Read the full news release here.

by Adam Bonislawski

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Mar 23, 2017 8:05 AM ET

Few would argue that a little light to brighten the darkness is a good thing. How else, after all, are we supposed to get around once the sun goes down? Too much of this good thing can become a bad thing, however—namely, in the case of light pollution.

International energy and services company, Centrica plc, has launched its Responsible Business Update 2016, which shows how they are delivering their purpose: ‘to satisfy the changing needs of our customers’.

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

In the Update, Centrica demonstrates how they are responding to the rapidly changing world of energy to give customers what they want – more choice, more control, more affordable energy and increasingly, lower carbon.

To do this, they are repositioning Centrica to focus on growing the distinctive capabilities of its customer-facing businesses and they are doing so as a responsible business.