CSR News

Back to School Alert: Child Pedestrian Injuries Highest in September

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 30, 2012 1:00 PM ET

Safe Kids Worldwide 15-Year Trend Report Finds Young Walkers Safer Today; Teens Now Most Vulnerable Age

(3BL Media) Washington, DC – August 30, 2012 – School supplies are bought, backpacks are ready. Parents have planned how their kids will get to school. But one thing parents might not think to do is talk to their children about walking there safely, particularly their teenagers.  Here’s why it’s important: teenagers are now the most at-risk youth for pedestrian injuries, according to a new study released today by Safe Kids Worldwide and FedEx. 


The report describes in depth the Company's journey toward sustainable development, & highlights significant progress to date as well as the milestones that have been set toward 2015

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Aug 30, 2012 12:55 PM ET

(3BL Media) August 30, 2012 - Golder Associates, a global consulting, design and construction services company driven by its purpose to "engineer Earth's development" while "preserving Earth's integrity," has released its first-ever Sustainable Development Report, www.sustainabledevelopment.golder.com.

The report describes in depth the company's journey toward sustainable development, and highlights significant progress to date as well as the milestones that have been set toward 2015.


Move to source all shelled eggs exclusively from cage-free hens by July 2014 supports Sodexo’s position on animal welfare

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Aug 30, 2012 11:30 AM ET

(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - August 30, 2012 – Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Life Services in North America, today announced that by July 2014, all of the 39 million shelled eggs it purchases each year will be sourced from cage-free hens. It is a decision applauded by The Humane Society of the United States, which says the shift will improve the welfare of nearly 150,000 hens annually.


Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 30, 2012 11:00 AM ET

In the post, The Role of R&D in Sustainable Development , our sustainability consulting practice explored the frameworks of organically grown innovation.  Focusing on the characteristics of today’s leading organizations, we now expand upon this conversation to examine implementation.  How does an organization consolidate knowledge into high-performance innovation teams?


Gregory P. Bontrager to Join Union for International Cancer Control Board of Directors

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 30, 2012 10:00 AM ET

(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - August 30, 2012 - Gregory P. Bontrager, the American Cancer Society’s chief operating officer, has been elected to the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) Board of Directors. On Sunday, Aug. 26, the UICC General Assembly elected its 2013 Board of Directors in Montreal, Canada, the day before the opening of its World Cancer Congress (Aug. 27-30, 2012). The UICC, based in Geneva, Switzerland, is the only global cancer fighting organization with more than 750 member-organizations across 155 countries.


15th Annual Henry Schein 'Back to School' Program at 21 North American locations outfits and equips children for the classroom

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 30, 2012 7:55 AM ET

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, is helping more than 2,400 children in 21 U.S. and Canadian cities return to the classroom well-dressed and well-prepared as part of the Company's 15th annual "Back to School" program. 


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 29, 2012 8:30 PM ET

(3BL Media) Memphis, TN - August 28, 2012 - When a family member is in need, many would do anything in their power to help. But have those we work with become just as much a “family” to us? For FedEx Sales VP Glenda Corwin, the answer is “yes.”

Despite working in different departments and in separate states, Glenda and fellow FedEx team member Mark Orris met on the job and discovered they shared a powerful bond: both had watched their mothers battle kidney disease, a struggle that was later eased for each through the help of donated kidneys.


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 29, 2012 4:45 PM ET

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Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 29, 2012 4:10 PM ET

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, announced today that the Henry Schein Cares disaster relief hotline is active and  ready to support customers who may be affected by Hurricane Isaac. The toll-free number for all customers – 800-999-9729 – is operational from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Standard eAssist, optional turbocharging continue forward-thinking powertrain approach

Press Release from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Aug 29, 2012 4:00 PM ET

(3BL Media) Detroit, MI - August 29, 2012 - The 2013 Buick Regal luxury sport sedan arrives at dealerships this fall with a standard advanced eAssist powertrain and 36 highway mpg. Two powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engines give Regal one of the most technologically advanced engine ranges in the brand’s history.


Donation will help more than 70,000 people obtain safe access to clean water

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 29, 2012 3:30 PM ET

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 29, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: CZR) and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) worked together this summer to support ONE DROP, an international organization dedicated to give access to safe water for all, today and tomorrow.


September 17, 2012 in Toronto

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 29, 2012 3:00 PM ET

The Green Jobs Forum

The inaugural Green Jobs Forum offers new graduates, students, and the general public an in-depth exploration of careers in the ever-expanding Green Economy. Admission is FREE!

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Speaker and Schedule information will be available soon.

 


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 29, 2012 3:00 PM ET

by David Marbaugh

Krista Brantly loves shoes. Not because she wants to make a statement of fashion, but because she has a heart of compassion.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 29, 2012 2:00 PM ET

At Incite, we believe the most effective cause marketing campaigns are the result of thoughtful partnerships and alignment between a cause or nonprofit, corporation or brand and media outlet that all share the same target audience. In our new whitepaper, The Cause Marketing Triangle: A New Approach to Cause Marketing, we take a closer look at the advantages such a partnership brings to a cause marketing campaign. Here, we examine the second of three advantages the Cause Marketing Triangle brings.


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