(3BL Media) Woonsocket, RI - August 31, 2012 - The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust and CVS/pharmacy today announced a donation of more than $20,000 in support of communities that have been affected by Hurricane Isaac. The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust has donated $15,000 to the American Red Cross to support relief and recovery efforts. CVS/pharmacy is also providing nearly 1,000 much-needed first aid kits and nearly $5,000 in additional financial support to Red Cross shelters across Louisiana and Mississippi.
(3BL Media) San Leandro - September 10, 2012 - Osayande Aihie is a well-spoken, confident young man who acquired numerous awards and honors during his time at San Leandro High.
Yet when he started high school, the biggest obstacle he faced was fear, he said.
"Coming into high school, there are so many things you need to deal with, so many avenues you can take. I saw so many of my friends doing the wrong thing and going down the wrong path," Aihie said.
Solar Bottle Bulbs Illuminate Homes
The average American generates between 88 and 120 pounds of plastic waste per year. Imagine what it would mean for you to cut that down almost entirely. What lifestyle changes would you have to make? This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio asked herself that same question and then tried to answer it – embarking on a mission to reduce her plastic use as much as possible and tell the world how she did it.
The storms caused by Hurricane Isaac can bring rain, flooding, strong winds -- and downed power lines. If you see a downed line of any kind, stay far away. You should call 911 and your local power company immediately. You can NOT tell by simply looking at a downed line if it is live or energized. Always assume all wires are live and carrying electricity. Don't touch the wire or anything touching it under any circumstance.
The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.
Producing a corporate sustainability report (CSR) is a team sport. The stronger the team is, the stronger the report will be. Each player needs to bring specific expertise that is complementary to the team as a whole. So, it is important to recruit and rally the key experts that can deliver what you need to make the company’s report a success. Choose carefully and look for people who already demonstrate some passion about sustainability.
Last week I had the honor to go to Lima, Peru, through Lilly's Connecting Hearts Abroad program (same program that sent me to India last year, where I taught English and math to young kids from the streets of Delhi). This time my role was to work with a talented film crew (two great guys) to document the journey. But this was SO much more than a business trip.
Heart breaking. Soul filling. Inspiring.
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 third of three advantages the Cause Marketing Triangle brings.
Available Now Exclusively from AT&T for $30.00
(3BL Media) August 30, 2012 - AT&T* customers now have the option to purchase wall and car chargers with housings made from at least 30 percent post-consumer recycled plastic. AT&T continues to work with its suppliers to provide consumers sustainable products.
Back to School Alert: Child Pedestrian Injuries Highest in September
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
(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
(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
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
(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.