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Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Apr 17, 2019 11:00 AM ET

Among American companies with 1,000-plus employees in the U.S., Forbes named Booz Allen as a workplace of choice on their America’s Best Large Employers for 2019; adding another award to the firm’s list of recognitions by the magazine.

Article from in Education
Apr 17, 2019 10:05 AM ET

These days managing your personal finances or even following the business news can be overwhelming if you don’t have mastery of basic financial jargon. A basic financial vocabulary helps fill in the blanks in understanding a confusing and volatile market.

By: John A. Lanier

Blog from in Environment
Apr 17, 2019 10:00 AM ET

Ray Anderson's sustainability vision for Interface was for it to rewrite the IPAT equation. He believed that the harmful technologies of the first industrial revolution, extractive and polluting by nature, could be replaced by the technologies of a new, sustainability-focused industrial revolution.

Lowe’s Supermarket Joins the 15th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Apr 17, 2019 9:35 AM ET

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Lowe’s Supermarket joined forces to donate more than more than 41,000 pounds of protein to Roadrunner Food Bank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

Report details Whirlpool Corporation’s industry-leading product emissions tracking system, greenhouse gas reduction in its manufacturing facilities

Blog from in Green Building
Apr 17, 2019 9:15 AM ET

Today, Whirlpool Corporation released its 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s progress and accomplishments in the 2018 operational year, with particularly strong results in its efforts to reduce the amount of natural resources required in manufacturing its appliances. 


Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Apr 17, 2019 8:00 AM ET

“As the pace of innovation disrupts what it means to be a responsible business, organizations must take a leadership role in positively contributing to society at a scale that makes a difference,” — Laurence Morvan, Accenture’s corporate social responsibility officer and chief of staff – office of the CEO.

Press Release from in Green Building
Apr 17, 2019 8:00 AM ET

LINCOLN, Neb. and TORONTO, April 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbor Day Foundation announced the recipients of the inaugural TD Green Space Grants program, providing a total of $400,000 USD. The goal of these grants is to support green infrastructure development, tree planting, forestry stewardship and community green space expansion as a means to advance environmental and economic benefits.

Taking small, concrete actions to achieve big sustainability improvements

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Apr 17, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Tetra Tech was among the top winners honored at the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge (SPC) Finale and Awards Ceremony on March 21, 2019. The purpose of SPC is to increase sustainability practices by Pittsburgh businesses across seven major categories: social equity, energy, water, materials management, transportation, air quality, and engagement. More than 100 employers in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, region participated in the challenge and were evaluated on 2,209 sustainability actions over a 13-month period that began in January 2018.

by Tina Casey

Article from in Finance & Investment
Apr 17, 2019 8:00 AM ET

In the global fight against poverty, a quiet revolution in corporate giving has been bubbling under the surface. Smaller brands are finding that a relatively modest amount of money can help transform the lives of women and their families. One important strategy is to fund microloans for women, who worldwide are more likely to be impoverished than men.

Namami Gange project will enhance significantly river quality at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati

Press Release from in Environment
Apr 17, 2019 3:00 AM ET

MUMBAI, India, April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Namami Gange is the Indian government’s ambitious programme to restore water quality in the Ganga and its tributaries. Completion, by a Black & Veatch consortium, of a project at Prayagraj – also known as Allahabad - has brought enhanced water quality at one of the most venerated sites a step closer.

“We are honored and happy to be associated with Namami Gange Programme for paving the way for modern integrated wastewater management in Prayagraj,” according to Rajiv Menon, Managing Director, Black & Veatch India.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Apr 16, 2019 4:45 PM ET

Environmentalists have been talking for a long time about the threat to the planet. Now, a prominent voice is directing our attention to a related threat: he says our very humanity is in peril. This week on Sea Change Radio, we welcome back author and environmental leader Bill McKibben. The founder of 350.org, McKibben most notably spearheaded the resistance to the Keystone XL Pipeline and launched the fast-growing fossil fuel divestment movement. His new book is Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

By Afdhel Aziz

Article from in Philanthropy
Apr 16, 2019 4:35 PM ET

As Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Feeding America, Catherine Davis works to increase public awareness of hunger in America. She is responsible for identifying innovative ways to engage the public in Feeding America’s mission, as well as enhancing the organization’s reputation as one of the most-admired nonprofit brands in the country. 

SDG Goal 9 Leadership Forum hosted by GlobeScan / VMware

Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Apr 16, 2019 3:55 PM ET

VMware partnered with GlobeScan for an online discussion of Sustainable Development Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.

150 participants explored the key ways innovations in technology and digital infrastructure can be used to drive and support sustainable economies and environments.

Funding supports financial wellness for the autism and special needs communities

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Apr 16, 2019 2:15 PM ET

NEW YORK. April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The SunTrust Foundation today announced a two-year grant of $556,000 to Autism Speaks, expanding upon its partnership to promote financial well-being among families impacted by autism and other disabilities.

Since 2016, the partnership has identified the enormous need of the autism and disability communities to access financial planning information. By the conclusion of 2018, the SunTrust Foundation provided support enabling Autism Speaks to: