CSR News

De Beers Group has published the latest issue of the quarterly newsletter that spotlights its biodiversity and conservation projects in southern Africa and Canada.

Article from in Environment
Jun 23, 2017 8:30 AM ET

The online Diamond Route newsletter carries a host of stories that illustrate how the company’s specialists are conserving the areas around its mines and the animals that live there.


Poland – 4,630 miles away – is an unexpected place for a U.S. manufacturing success story to begin. But in the small city of Wieluń is where the story of Korona Candles started in 1992.

Blog from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Jun 23, 2017 8:20 AM ET

Today, a new chapter is being written in Dublin, Virginia, at the company’s first production facility in the States.

Back in Poland, the company started the manual production of candles with a team of about 20 workers and several basic machines. It was very labor intensive, Agnieszka Fafara, the company’s president and CEO, explained.


WBCSD's Sustain Newsletter | June 2017

Newsletter from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jun 23, 2017 8:15 AM ET

This week, over 250 sustainability professionals gathered in Brussels for the seventh global roundtable of the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative (LCTPi). Check out our Insider Perspective to see what you missed.


by Ashley Halladay

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 23, 2017 8:15 AM ET

You’re hearing more this week about the importance of bees and their impact on our global food supply because it’s National Pollinator Week.

I was in France over the last few days for two events to learn more and see what’s being done to protect pollinators.


by Efrain Gutierrez

Blog from in Human Resources
Jun 23, 2017 8:15 AM ET

FSG’s Efrain Gutierrez recently presented in front of more than 200 grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues in Seattle, WA, as a part of the Pacific Northwest Plenary for Funding Forward 2017, a conference organized by Funders for LGBTQ Issues (FSG is a proud member). While the session focused on supporting LGBTQ communities in the Pacific Northwest, funders in the U.S.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jun 23, 2017 8:15 AM ET

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Amidst rising occupancy costs, companies are tasked with creating a user experience, in part through technology, that makes employees more efficient and effective, and that makes the office the preferred place to work, according to CBRE Research’s latest


Article from in Environment
Jun 23, 2017 8:15 AM ET

In 2016, Hillsborough County Public Utilities started the first pilot project in Florida for direct potable reuse. The reclaimed water that is produced meets all drinking water standards, and was even used in a competition for craft beer brewing.

Hillsborough County already has the largest retail reclaimed water program in the US, with more than 22,000 accounts. In 2009, the county produced about 34 million gallons per day on average, with over 22 million gallons being distributed to customers. The rest was discharged into surface waters.


Water solutions that work for utilities

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Jun 23, 2017 8:10 AM ET

Barclays | Our Insights

Public water utilities in the U.S. face a crisis that could mean the end of clean, cheap water. As climate variability and extreme weather events affect the quantity and quality of fresh water, the industry is being challenged to deliver services and protect vulnerable infrastructure without driving up prices. New technologies and practices could save costs, preserve infrastructure, and conserve water over the long term.


Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Jun 23, 2017 8:05 AM ET

Last month, JetBlue honored the memory of Charles E. Taylor, the father of aviation maintenance, with celebrations at its 11 maintenance facilities and New York City Support Center. In the second annual JetBlue For Good Bike Build, JetBlue’s Technical Operations and Corporate Social Responsibility teams partnered to build 275 bikes that were donated to children in the foster care system. JetBlue crewmembers are aiming to build and donate 500 bikes next year.


The top corporations dedicated to sustainability in the energy category

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 23, 2017 8:05 AM ET

CR Magazine has put together its annual set of the “2017 Most Responsible Companies Ranked by Industry Sector” list. This list serves to help readers establish that their supply chain is comprised of the most responsible, sustainable, and transparent companies—creating shared value when strategic opportunities arise. In past years, this ranked list includes the top 12 companies in all 11 industry categories. This year, we are going to break down the list to feature one industry sector per magazine, to bring more attention to the category as a whole.


by Jessica Pliska

Article from in Business & Trade
Jun 23, 2017 8:05 AM ET

As Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Viacom’s BET Networks, Nneka Norville has the kind of job many people dream of.  Every day she works to make a difference while building BET’s brand.  It’s a job that involves strategy, creativity, interpersonal skills and generosity. I spoke to Nneka to learn how people can model their careers on hers.

Jessica Pliska: Let’s start at the beginning. What is corporate social responsibility?


Blog from in Education
Jun 23, 2017 8:05 AM ET

Seven South Sudanese teenagers whose families live in a Kenyan refugee camp, will now receive a high school education because of scholarships awarded by the South Sudan Center of America (SSCA), a local Las Vegas charity.  SSCA was founded by Biar Atem, a Sands Cares Hero of the Year and Team Member at The Venetian and 


Article from in Environment
Jun 23, 2017 8:00 AM ET

In 2016, TD Bank Group collaborated with Bullfrog Power on a first-of-its kind renewable energy initiative to address 100% of its energy footprint for TD branches in Vancouver, as well as a portion of its business-related travel in the city.


Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 23, 2017 8:00 AM ET

Royal Mail’s vision is to be recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. Against a backdrop of significant change, innovation and diversification, Royal Mail has continued to put the principles of corporate responsibility at the heart of its business strategy. Royal Mail believes that this holds the key to building sustainable value for its shareholders.
 
Highlights from the Report include:


Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 23, 2017 8:00 AM ET

The Chinese characters for “China” (zhong guo) – middle (中) and kingdom (国) – translate into a worldview that places China at the center of the world. This worldview is more of an economic reality than ever given China’s meteoric ascension to global powerhouse status. What does this mean for the green and sustainable products market?


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