CSR News

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Mar 19, 2013 11:00 AM ET

March 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Solutia Inc., a subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) and a global leader in performance materials and specialty chemicals, has received the Technology of the Year award from AIMCAL (the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters, and Laminators) for its EnerLogic® VEP35 low-e window film.

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 19, 2013 10:35 AM ET

March 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Experienced business leader Bob Willard will kick off NAEM’s Corporate Sustainability Management conference on April 17-18 in Arlington, Va. with an update on the Global Initiative for Sustainability Rating's (GISR) efforts to create a world-class standard for sustainability analytics.  Drawing on insights from his 34-year career with IBM Canada, Mr. Willard is an expert in how to proactively avoid risks and capture opportunities by using smart environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies.

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Mar 19, 2013 10:00 AM ET

Have you recently moved into your first apartment? Countless hours spent slaving over “some assembly required” furniture, and about three dozen trips to the hardware store later… you’ve finally got a pad you’re proud to call home!

Perhaps you’re a recent college graduate, or simply live in a city where condo living is the norm. If you’re currently embracing the “good things come in small packages” mindset, we’ve got a few tips for finding and maintaining an eco-friendly existence – apartment style.

Article from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 19, 2013 10:00 AM ET

The American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference, which takes place in Denver, Colorado on June 12-13, offers corporate leaders and industry experts the opportunity to discuss the latest strategies to address cancer’s effects on employees, and take advantage of new health and wellness tools.

Study Uncovers How Social Media Drives Support for Causes

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 19, 2013 9:45 AM ET

SEATTLE, March 19, 2013 /3BL Media/  —  Social media has become a key driver for social good, leading to more traditional methods of generating support and involvement for causes, according to the new quantitative study, “Digital Persuasion: How Social Media Motivates Action and Drives Support for Causes.” The study was released today by Georgetown University Center for Social Impact Communication and the integrated communications agency Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE)’s Social I

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Mar 19, 2013 8:30 AM ET

March 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is proud to announce a $500,000 gift from the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Foundation. The donation will greatly enhance the GlaxoSmithKline Hope for Families Fund, an endowment fund which was established in 2008 with a $1 million gift from The GlaxoSmithKline Foundation and GlaxoSmithKline, and matched by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Press Release from in Environment
Mar 19, 2013 8:00 AM ET

March 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Four Caterpillar customers were among the eight landfill gas energy development groups honored at the Landfill Methane Outreach Program's 16th Annual Conference and Project Expo sponsored by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Blog from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 19, 2013 8:00 AM ET

Say yes! Turning ‘we don’t report’ into ‘we do’

Why more U.S. companies are publicly reporting on their environmental performance and what you can do to stay ahead of the trend.

Free Webinar: April 10, 2013

11am – 12 noon EST

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Mar 19, 2013 7:45 AM ET

Early in my career, I focused on helping businesses become more efficient and effective through the use of technology. I worked with companies at various levels of technological proficiency.

With certain clients, I spent more time discussing the value of technology as a performance and profitability driver, while other clients wanted to use it more as a catalyst for innovation.

Article from in Climate and the environment
Mar 19, 2013 7:30 AM ET

By David Alexander 

(Reuters) – A defense contractor better known for building jet fighters and lethal missiles says it has found a way to slash the amount of energy needed to remove salt from seawater, potentially making it vastly cheaper to produce clean water at a time when scarcity has become a global security issue.

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 19, 2013 7:15 AM ET

Nate Herman, Vice President of International Trade, American Apparel and Footwear Association caught up with 3BL Media at the Ethical Sourcing Forum hosted by Intertek on March 7th and 8th, 2013.

By Dana Vass, LSW, social worker, Cancer Center at CHOP

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 19, 2013 7:00 AM ET

By Dana Vass, LSW, social worker, Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Imagine having a child with cancer, and learning their cancer has not responded to treatment. You're told that there is a novel treatment option, but you need to travel hundreds of miles because it is not available at your local hospital. Then imagine the financial burden that comes from weekly or monthly visits for that treatment.