CSR News

Better educational opportunities for Zambia's future

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 20, 2011 10:00 AM ET

The Otto Group and the Aid by Trade Foundation have launched a project to promote Zambia's school infrastructure. With the cooperation of the Dunavant Zambia cotton company and the DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (the German investment and development company), the project will ensure that around 7,000 girls and boys in the Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative project region will soon have better access to education.

Honors outstanding commitment and performance by a specialty-equipment product or manufacturer

Press Release from in Environment
Sep 20, 2011 10:00 AM ET
Nalco  has received a 2011 WateReuse Award for our work encouraging industrial water reuse, especially through our 3D TRASAR automation technology which combines innovative chemistry, advanced sensors, and sophisticated modeling software to monitor water conditions continuously and add appropriate treatment only when needed.
The Annual WateReuse Awards provide industry recognition for successful projects, products, and individuals that have made significant contributions to advancing water reuse or desalination. The awards typically recognize projects that advance sustainable sources of water or offer a novel approach to meeting local water needs. 

Fund to Combine Public and Private Partners for Global Humanitarian Programs

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 20, 2011 9:40 AM ET

Global Impact today launched the Relief and Development Accelerator Fund, a new matching fund to advance giving and awareness for worldwide health programs. The new initiative supports Global Impact’s alliance of 58 U.S.-based international charities. Charities will meet established criteria to be eligible to compete for the $1.2 million, and report regularly on the measured success of the programs funded. The competitive funding process is open to all charity partners meeting established criteria by January 2012.

Press Release from in Environment
Sep 20, 2011 9:30 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 20, 2011 - NBS is pleased to announce the publication of Alternative Energy Sources in Cement Manufacturing, a systematic review commissioned by NBS for the Cement Association of Canada. The study reveals that using household garbage, tires and even plastic to manufacture cement would produce fewer greenhouse gases and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill than the fossil fuels currently used.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Sep 20, 2011 9:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Sept. 20, 2011 - Today at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, Microsoft Corp. launched a three-year program to ensure that 1 million students from low-income families in the United States receive the benefits of software, hardware and discounted broadband Internet service.

Members submit more than 100,000 fun and easy ways to go green with the whole family

Press Release from in Environment
Sep 20, 2011 9:00 AM ET

Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today revealed the top 10 greener school year tips by members taking its interactive “Green Your School Year” Challenge, going on now through September 30. 

Le programme Molson Coors salue la communauté permet aux collectivités canadiennes d'avoir accès à des fonds afin d'améliorer des installations et des terrains de jeux exigeant des réparations

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 20, 2011 9:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia / theCSRfeed) Toronto et Montréal - le 20 septembre 2011 - Votre patinoire a-t-elle besoin d'un nouveau toit? Votre parc pourrait-il profiter d’un plus grand nombre de balançoires? Vous souhaitez mettre de l'avant un programme qui incite les gens à bouger? Le programme Molson Coors salue la communauté pourrait bien être la solution que vous recherchez.

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Sep 20, 2011 8:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) West Bridgewater, MA - September 19, 2011 - During this back-to-school season many beleaguered adults will no longer need to dread the knock on the door from the neighbor’s child peddling waxy chocolate or magazines for a local fundraiser. This is because thousands of parents are making the switch to the recently expanded green fundraiser from Equal Exchange, the pioneering Fair Trade company best known for their organic coffees, teas and chocolates.

Molson Coors Community Cheer program enables selected Canadian communities to access funds to help promote healthy, active lifestyles

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 20, 2011 5:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Toronto and Montreal - September 20, 2011 - Does your community rink need a new roof? The local baseball field new fencing? Want to start a program that gets people up and moving? Molson Coors Community Cheer program just may be the answer. Together with the voting support of Canadians, the program will donate up to $1 million to support projects and initiatives across Canada that help promote a healthy, active lifestyle in local communities – and it’s looking for worthy recipients.  

Greenspiration Home September 2011 Newsletter

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Sep 19, 2011 5:00 PM ET

Think you haven't got the time, attention span, or technical aptitude to become a smarter, greener homeowner?  No worries!  Greenspiration Home gets it!  Whether we're writing about American made furniture or dual flush toilets, we keep it fun, interesting, and memorable.  Subscribe to our FREE monthly newsletter and before you know it, you'll be the wisest homeowner on the block.

Children's Specialized Hospital Foundation Receives $500,000

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 19, 2011 4:40 PM ET

Employees and supporters of  L’Oréal USA Corporate Operations North America, based in Clark, New Jersey, gathered today for the company’s fourth annual charity golf outing, Fore the Children, held at both Fiddler's Elbow Country Club in Bedminster Township and Fox Hollow Country Club in Branchburg. L’Oréal USA raised a record breaking $500,000 from this year’s event to benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital. L’Oréal’s gift will support the expansion of the hospital’s outpatient services, improving access to comprehensive rehabilitation care for children affected by brain injury, spinal cord injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays, and life-changing illnesses. Last year the event raised more than $400,000 to benefit the hospital.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Sep 19, 2011 3:30 PM ET

Author’s Note: This article is the product of a series of conversations that took place throughout July & August 2011 with Ron Blitzer, Robert Richman, and Eva Van Wingerden. It covers topics such as sustainability, philanthropy, the triple bottom line philosophy, and how these subjects relate to the company’s forthcoming manufacturing plant in Ridgeland, South Carolina.

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 19, 2011 2:30 PM ET

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The Natural Step Canada’s Sustainability for Leaders Course - Level 1: Foundations is a unique program which brings together core concepts of sustainability taught by inspirational speakers and draws upon 20 years of practical experience.

Advancements in Sodexo’s Your Health Your WaySM On-the-Go leaps industry standards for healthy choices in vending with new ways to educate consumers

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 19, 2011 2:00 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, MD -  September 19, 2011 - Sodexo, leading Quality of Daily Life Solutions company, is making it easier to choose healthy snacks, beverages and meals on the go with the recent launch of the updated Your Health Your Way On-the-Go program for its vending locations nationwide.