CSR News

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Feb 13, 2019 5:00 AM ET

In today’s digital world transparency is a given, but evidence is now critical. The TCFD recommendations and the SDGs will change sustainability reporting adding further pressure on companies to disclose validated data, quantify impact and showcase future resilience.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Feb 12, 2019 4:15 PM ET

With numerous donation methods, including check, credit card, and PayPal, and the emergence of new fundraising platforms like Facebook, GoFundMe, and Text2Give over the past decade, there’s no shortage of options for employers and their employees to support the communities in which they live and work. However, so many options can be overwhelming and confusing – to donors as well as the leaders tasked with coordinating their company’s employee giving and corporate philanthropy initiatives.

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Feb 12, 2019 4:05 PM ET

US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine has named Booz Allen Executive Vice President Anthony “Tony” Mitchell the 2019 Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA). Since the BEYA award was established in 1986, more than 10,000 engineers have been nominated but only 33 have won the honor of the title.  

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Feb 12, 2019 3:00 PM ET

Duke Energy is proud to once again be named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity. We serve increasingly diverse communities in an increasingly complex world. That is why diversity and inclusion are central to both our work today and our vision for the future.

Award recognizes company for delivering safe, reliable electricity while maintaining healthy community forests

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Feb 12, 2019 2:30 PM ET

February 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation has named National Grid a Tree Line USA recipient for the 20th consecutive year in honor of the company’s commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care across its U.S. service area. 

Newsletter from in Environment
Feb 12, 2019 1:30 PM ET

The Ray Anderson Foundation quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for the latest updates on the #Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, The Ray, the Ray C. Anderson Center for #Sustainable Business, Interface and more. #Ecocentricity #RideTheRay #RayDay2019

The move is expected to divert up to 75,000 pounds of waste from the landfill every year

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Feb 12, 2019 1:00 PM ET

Originally posted on PR Newswire

TemperPack, a leader in sustainable packaging, and Albertsons Companies are teaming up to divert tens of thousands of pounds of waste from the landfill every year.

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Feb 12, 2019 12:00 PM ET

February 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Lise Kingo joins CEOs and business leaders from North America’s most innovative, responsible brands to discuss how to lead the change to a sustainable future through investments, collaboration and innovation at Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York, March 18-19.

Lise will be providing an opening keynote address, tackling the issue of how to deliver the SDGs.   

Multimedia with summary from in Energy
Feb 12, 2019 12:00 PM ET

What is energy efficiency and why is it even important? What are some examples of energy efficient best practices? In the latest episode of the Sustainability Defined podcast, Scott Tew from Ingersoll Rand's Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability explains all this and more, including how you can incorporate energy efficient practices at work, home and everyday life.  

Multimedia with summary from in Human Resources
Feb 12, 2019 11:30 AM ET

As advocates of diversity and inclusivity, we are excited to celebrate the achievements of Aflac U.S. President Teresa White and General Counsel Audrey Boone Tillman, honorees on Black Enterprise’s 2019 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America list. We are continuously inspired by their strong leadership and commitment to making a positive influence on future generations.

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Companies across industries are improving human rights in the workplace, with benefits for workers, businesses and communities. New research offers insight for SMEs about to embark on the process

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Feb 12, 2019 11:10 AM ET

Over the past decade, we have seen a remarkable rise in the value placed on human rights in the private sector – from a scenario where the ambitions of the business community and human rights advocates seemed irreconcilable, to one in which stakeholders have begun to approach a shared understanding of the risks, challenges, and opportunities involved.

By: Aileen Nowlan

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Feb 12, 2019 10:50 AM ET

The first time I spoke at a conference about air pollution, the venue was right beside a daycare—a well-regarded chain, no doubt with significant waiting lists. But on the outside, the facility was steps from onramps to a bridge and a major highway, where horns blared and buses and trucks idled at the lights.

The pollution around this daycare was invisible, but because there is still so much we don’t know about air pollution, so were many of the risks.

By Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Feb 12, 2019 10:35 AM ET

Climate change is indisputable, as well as its impact on our planet’s invaluable but finite resources. Indeed, this is one of the most pressing paradoxes of our time: How do we strive for industrial growth while also being mindful of the traditional environmental impact of productivity?

by Zoe Dobuler

Article from in Energy
Feb 12, 2019 10:30 AM ET

Dean Seavers joined National Grid in 2014 as U.S. President of National Grid. Dean’s career as a value creator has included leadership roles at GE, United Technologies, and Tyco. He led GE Security, a $2 billion product and technology group, and he also led a $4 billion global services portfolio for United Technologies. Dean was a founding partner of Red Hawk Fire & Security and led its emergence as the second largest independent fire and security platform in the U.S.