The report is designed to keep all the stakeholders, as well as the media, up to date on the company's progress in terms of philanthropy, sustainability, volunteerism, diversity and inclusion, and more.
(3BL Media) August 20, 2012 - To better define State Street’s commitment to CR and reflect the company’s values, the company changed the structure of its reporting. In addition to statements from top State Street executives, including Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph L. Hooley, the report has five main sections:
Accountability and Transparency — State Street is steadfast in conducting itself ethically, honestly and with integrity at all times, as well as ensuring transparency and long-term sustainability through systems, procedures and oversight.
The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is hosting a four-week on-line workshop that will teach participants how to apply lessons from nature to spur innovation toward creating healthier, more resilient societies.
(3BL Media) August 20, 2012 - Biomimicry is an old practice and new discipline that emulates nature’s time-tested strategies for surviving and thriving sustainably on Earth. Formaldehyde-free building materials modeled after mussels, networks that emulate slime mold, and self-cleaning paint inspired by lotus leaves are a few examples.
Americans Urged to Make Lifelong Commitment on Sept. 19
(3BL Media) August 20, 2012 - Wireless provider AT&T*, seeking to bring attention to a serious road-safety problem, today urged all Americans to pledge to stop texting while driving, and then to join with others Sept. 19 to make a lifelong commitment to never do so again.
There are Many Ways to Participate as New Belgium Reports from the Road
(3BL Media) Ft. Collins, CO - August 17, 2012 - In just three days, the second annual USA Pro Cycling Challenge kicks off and New Belgium, the event’s official beer sponsor, is ready to add colorful commentary and bike love along the 600-mile journey.
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.
iPads Will Allow Chronically Ill Teens And Their Families To Connect With Others During Treatment
(3BL Media) Philadelphia, PA - August 17, 2012 – Philadelphia Tri-State Cadillac Dealers have partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. and Starlight Children’s Foundation to provide iPads to six Philadelphia-area hospitals as part of the Starlight Children’s Foundation’s pilot iPad technology program. The six hospitals receiving the iPad gifts are Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Capital Healthcare System of Trenton, N.J.; AtlantiCare Kids of Atlantic City, N.J.; Lehigh Valley Hospital of Lehigh Valley, Pa.; Alfred duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del.; and St.
For a long time, the term “carbon offsetting” sounded to me like vague corporate speak. I had little or no idea what it really meant, and struggled to understand it. But when our video team at UPS was tasked with producing a video project centered around carbon offsetting at the Garcia River Forest, I finally had something tangible to (forgive the tree-hugging pun) “put my arms around.”
(3BL Media) New York, NY - August 17, 2012 – In advance of World Humanitarian Day 2012 on Sunday, 19 August, the UN Global Compact is encouraging all companies to join the “I WAS HERE!” campaign. Organized by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the online campaign aims to amplify support for humanitarian efforts worldwide by reaching one billion people with pledges of humanitarian action.
For kids who don’t have much to call their own, an item as simple as a plastic pencil box can become a special treasure chest. This year, hundreds of children in Chandler, Ariz. are receiving pencil boxes from Intel, but they will hold more than just pencils, erasers and glue. They also contain a story about how creativity and dedication can change the way kids think about the environment.
(3BL Media) August 17, 2012 - Bombardier Transportation’s Hennigsdorf site in Germany has launched a new CSR initiative by inviting pupils from a local high school (pictured) to learn about the requirements and challenges of a working environment in an education workshop called “Lernwerkstatt”.
Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
What is a green economy? According to the UN Environment Programme, the Green Economy is one that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. In its simplest expression, a green economy can be thought of as one which is low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive.
- Digital-to-drive campaign showcases cross-platform innovation and highlights the power of Mom in the vehicle purchase process
Early Collaboration Bridges Gap Between Designers, Material Supplier
(3BL Media) Kingsport, TN — August 1, 2012 — It’s not every day that a chemical company and design firm get together and challenge old approaches to develop a unique product. Yet through the Materials Design Challenge, Eastman Chemical Company and Ziba, a design and innovation consultancy, did just that, realizing firsthand that early-stage collaboration and product development also can produce a model for creating, manufacturing and commercializing products.