ORANGE, Calif., June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, delivered My Special Aflac Ducks to patients at CHOC Children's Hospital. My Special Aflac Duck, designed by Sproutel, is a social robot that uses medical play, lifelike movement, and emotions to engage and help comfort kids during cancer treatment.
- Companies must cap emissions to keep the global temperature increase below 2°C.
- Better use of data and a connected digital approach are the way forward.
- Electrification is a safe, reliable and clean route to a more sustainable future.
- Lidl is a benchmark for regeneration and enlightened practices.
We are excited to share the latest edition of ICYMI! A Magazine for Business Sustainability Professionals. In each edition of ICYMI!, we share the latest research, teaching and engagement from the Erb Institute. Our cover story for this edition is by Erb faculty member, Sara Soderstrom. She shares how she’s working to bring awareness to gender issues in academia.
June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The 8thGlobal Pro Bono State of the Practice, presented by PYXERA Global, highlights the top five trends based on data collected from 26 companies, 63 percent of which belong to Fortune’s Global 500.
By: John A. Lanier
Ray Anderson believed in the “Power of One” and so do the staff and trustees at his namesake foundation. One community, one organization, and even one person can have far-reaching influence beyond that which might seem possible.
by Michael McCoy
TURIN, Italy, June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability consists of concrete gestures and it is for this reason that FPT Industrial, a Brand of CNH Industrial, decided to support Urban Forestry. This is a reforestation project of the Basse di Stura area, in the north of Turin, involves the planting of 1,000 trees of 32 native species typical of the forests and hedges of Piedmont.
Next week, 2,000 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders will convene to gain and share knowledge at the annual Points of Light Conference - the largest of its kind dedicated to volunteer service.
The three-day event will offer attendees opportunities to learn from successful partnerships, celebrate creative volunteer programs, spark ideas for collaboration and make new connections.
12th Annual positiveNRG Week Achieves More than 4,100 Hours of Employee Volunteerism
PRINCETON, N.J., June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Over 800 NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees volunteer upwards of 4,100 hours during of the company’s 12th “positiveNRG week,” the company’s annual week of volunteering. Over the course of the week, employees were provided the opportunity to select and serve the non-profits in their communities that mean the most to them.
Pampers recognizes dads are more hands-on than ever and wants to help enable them to take the best care of their babies while on diaper duty! New Pampers research reveals that 9 out of 10 dads have gone into a public restroom that has not had a baby changing table.
by Miguel Coleta, Director Sustainability, Philip Morris International
The scene plays out in farming communities all around the world: Children working alongside their parents, harvesting crops or performing other manual labor to help the family business. For some families, the work is tradition. For others, it’s an economic necessity.
DENVER, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nearly 100 members of Arrow Electronics’ Young Professionals Group teamed with Wish for Wheels to build 40 bikes for low-income children in Denver. This marks the third year that Arrow employees in the company’s Centennial, Colo. headquarters have worked with Wish for Wheels to expand healthy living opportunities in low-income communities.
June 12, 2019 — Amgen is committed to serving patients with innovative medicines to treat serious diseases. In pursuit of this core mission, we have grown over time from a company with a handful of medicines treating hundreds of thousands of patients largely in the U.S. to a company with 20 medicines treating millions of patients in approximately 100 countries around the world.