CSR News

Article from in Environment
Jul 9, 2012 3:00 PM ET

Eastman's Texas Operations has been recognized with the 2012 Gold Sponsor Award for the Texas Envirothon. The award signifies continued support financially and through volunteers. Envirothon is North America's largest and most academically challenging high school environmental competition.

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Jul 9, 2012 2:45 PM ET

(3BL Media) Zurich - July 9, 2012 - Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) today became a signatory of the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 9, 2012 2:00 PM ET

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.

Blog from in Environment
Jul 9, 2012 1:35 PM ET

By Kate Olsen

Last month, Sprint unveiled its latest green initiative - the ecoEnvelope(TM), a two-in-one reusable envelope that allows customers to receive and remit payment using the same envelope.  Sprint, # 3 on Newsweek's 2011 Green Rankings and Forest Ethics honoree, sets a good example to other corporations with its environmental sustainability and ‘intrapreneur’ philosophy to look for innovative resource reduction opportunities in the supply chain.  

Quest Diagnostics partnered with our employee-elected charity, the American Cancer Society as a national presenting sponsor of the Choose You movement

Multimedia with summary from in Health and Wellness
Jul 9, 2012 1:30 PM ET

Quest Diagnostics and its employees are committed to making a difference in the communities where we work and live, whether it's local community needs or the American Cancer Society Choose You (R) women's health movement.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 9, 2012 12:45 PM ET

Nature Inspires – and So Do Conservation Volunteers

by Claire Wilson

As I navigated the winding dirt roads of the Mojave in my totally impractical rented white sports car, my stomach was in knots.  The directions read “pass a cluster of rocks and turn right at the first unmarked gate.”  I’m used to Hopstop telling me which subway exit to take – how on earth would I find my fellow conservation volunteers in the middle of a desert?

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 9, 2012 12:45 PM ET

Recently, Katherine Pickus, Divisional Vice President of Global Citizenship and Policy at Abbott, joined Stephen Jordan, executive director of U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and CSR thoughtleader Aman Singh for a discussion on strategies for companies interested in achieving their CSR goals and becoming CSR leaders.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jul 9, 2012 11:05 AM ET

By Barbara O. Brown

In last month’s column, we reviewed three ways sustainability is typically organized. The three ways – Centralized, Integrated, and Embedded – morph as a company progresses on its sustainability journey. While many companies have elements of all three types in particular divisions or countries, best practices within a company’s own culture and sustainability organization gradually emerge.

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 9, 2012 11:05 AM ET

Most business leaders would probably agree that achieving real bottom line improvements, whether in cost savings or improved revenues, is critical to business sustainability.  These same executives might further comment that the concept of business sustainability is not new, and in fact, has been around for a long time.  As sustainability consultant, we agree that maintaining business operations has always been the goal of business. 

Annual Scholarship Announcement Ceremony in Washington, D.C. honors Marine children and their families

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 9, 2012 10:30 AM ET

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 10, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, the nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military families, will award more than $6,000,000 in college scholarships to 1,909 Marine Corps children at its 2012 Scholarship Announcement Ceremony. In its 50th anniversary year, the Scholarship Foundation has responded to a growing number of applications for educational aid and increased scholarship awards by 17 percent.    

The report provides information on the Company's non-financial performance and its actions to promote sustainable social, environmental and economic benefits

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jul 9, 2012 10:15 AM ET

(3BL Media) July 9, 2012 - Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) has published its “Living Our Values 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report,” which provides information on the Company’s non-financial performance and its actions to promote sustainable social, environmental and economic benefits.

Detroit-Based Marketer Bazzi Oil Holds First Annual Community Celebration and Funds Scholarships for Detroit High School Students

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 9, 2012 9:45 AM ET

DETROIT, July 9, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 800 community members joined local CITGO Marketer Bazzi Oil for an awards ceremony on Saturday, June 16, to honor five local high school students at a CITGO location on Seven Mile Road.

Acquisition Will Expand Campbell’s Portfolio of Healthy Beverages and Provide Significant Presence in the Rapidly Growing Market for Packaged Fresh Foods

Press Release from in Food & Farming
Jul 9, 2012 8:30 AM ET

(3BL Media) Camden, NJ - July 9, 2012 - Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Bolthouse Farms from a fund managed by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, for $1.55 billion in cash. Founded in 1915, Bolthouse is a vertically integrated food and beverage company focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing proprietary, high value-added natural, healthy products.

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 7, 2012 7:45 AM ET

Nearly 500 Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) employees wrapped up their week by spending the day giving back to their local communities.  Every year, SNI designates an Employee Volunteer Day to give employees the option to spend the day volunteering with a non-profit cause that speaks to them.

Globe Drop and Day of Festivities Mark the Impact Cooperatives Have On The U.S. and Global Economy at the Only Celebration of its Kind in the United States

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 6, 2012 7:30 PM ET

(3BL Media) Cabot, VT - July 7, 2012 - Did you know more than one billion people worldwide are members of cooperatives?  Did you also know that the domestic and international cooperative movement represents more than $1 trillion in revenues, and that if all the world’s cooperatives were a country, it would be the size of Spain, and rank as the tenth largest Gross Domestic Product in the world?  This economic activity is even more impressive because it is generated by people working together, in a democratic fashion, to meet their