CSR News

Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Nov 12, 2012 8:15 AM ET

Sharing our expertise to create jobs. Using our technology to save lives. Giving people the tools and ideas they need to fulfill their dreams. This is our everyday to do list.

For more information about HP's Social Innovation, please visit: www.hp.com/go/social-innovation

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 7:30 AM ET

BRISTOL, Pa., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Lenox Corporation, one of the world's leading names in gifts for the home, is pleased to introduce their Give Lenox & Give Back Holiday 2012 campaign.  The campaign is beautiful in its simplicity.

Press Release from in Healthcare Institutional News
Nov 12, 2012 7:30 AM ET

The health sector invested $193 million dollars in U.S. election campaigns, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-partisan group that analyzes political spending. More money was contributed to President Barack Obama than Mitt Romney, but when congressional races were added in, Republicans received 56 percent of all health sector contributions.

Press Release from in Alternative Energy
Nov 12, 2012 7:00 AM ET

More than 150 PG&E electric workers traveled to New York to help restore power to people impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The employees were drawn from across PG&E’s entire service area throughout California. It is believed to be PG&E’s biggest effort ever to aid another utility.

Donates More than $100,000, Helps Grant Three Wishes over Next Year and More

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 6:45 AM ET

LISLE, Ill., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats and Cheeses announced today its continued involvement with the non-profit organization Make-A-Wish®.  As part of the its donation of more than $100,000 to assist with year-round support announced earlier this summer, Kretschmar will help grant three specific wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions between now and June 30, 2013. 

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121112/CL10831LOGO )

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 6:30 AM ET

Honeywell is donating $600,000 worth of first responder products for Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery efforts. Honeywell makes Morning Pride protective equipment, and will donate more than 19,000 personal protective products including footwear, gloves, hoods, and helmets to first responders in New York and New Jersey.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 6:00 AM ET


At Cisco, we focus our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work on specific areas, one of which is critical human needs. Or, more simply, food, water, shelter, and disaster relief.

A lot of the partners we work with in this area, such as food banks and disaster response agencies, have been working round-the-clock dealing with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. We will tell you how Cisco is supporting the relief effort in a future blog post.

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Nov 12, 2012 5:45 AM ET

Charles Renfroe, Director of Diabetes Advocacy & Alliances, Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies

On World Diabetes Day Johnson & Johnson Helps Support Life for a Child.

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 5:45 AM ET

NEW YORK, November 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Robert Engelman, President of Worldwatch Institute sat down for an interview at the BSR Conference 2012, which took place from October 23-26 in New York City.

This year’s 20th anniversary BSR Conference gathered an estimated 1,000 senior business, civil society, and policy leaders, and featured:

Each minivan and Dodge Journey sold generates donation for children

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 5:30 AM ET

ELKRIDGE, Md., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC's Mid-Atlantic Business Center (MABC) and more than 250 of its dealers are joining forces with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to make this holiday season happier for many families.

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Nov 12, 2012 5:20 AM ET

Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan is full of aggressive environmental goals, one of which is to halve its environmental impact by 2020. But with more than two-thirds of the company's environmental impacts resulting from consumer use and disposal of products, it's clear Unilever can't achieve these goals alone.

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2012 5:15 AM ET

OXFORD, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Oxford Analytica and the United Nations Global Compact have agreed to partner on integrating the macro and corporate dimensions of sustainability, in an effort to assist Global Compact participants and stakeholders in meeting the global sustainability challenge.

Through this new partnership, Oxford Analytica will act as a key information supplier for the UN Global Compact, providing analysis and thought leadership on the linkages between global economic, social and political trends and their impact on business.

New Perspectives in CSR

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 12, 2012 4:50 AM ET

George C. Bandy, Jr.  of Interface sat down with Video4Good for a recent interview at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum.  According to Bandy, corporations historically have been focused on privatizing wealth and socializing risk.  In this video Bandy discusses new perspectives that are beginning to emerge as customers become more knowledgable and ask for more CSR initiatives.

About Video4Good 

SCA partners with ARAMARK to provide young people with hands-on job experience and practical understanding of implementing environmental sustainability practices at schools, universities and businesses.

Press Release from in Environment
Nov 12, 2012 4:45 AM ET

PHILADELPHIA, November 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - ARAMARK, a global leader in professional services, hired 17 young professionals for the 2012 ARAMARK Environmental Sustainability Internship Program. The program provides participants with hands-on job experience as they help implement environmental solutions for ARAMARK clients at schools, universities, businesses and other locations across in the US and the UK.