CSR News

Press Release from in Energy
Mar 22, 2017 11:50 AM ET
March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The White House proposed the elimination of the Low-Income Home Energy Program (LIHEAP) last week. While this proposal is not binding, we urge Congress and the Administration to reconsider this position. LIHEAP, created under President Ronald Reagan, has a history of bipartisan support and has provided millions of vulnerable Americans critical assistance with their energy bills since it was first created in 1981.

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 22, 2017 11:30 AM ET

March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP: “CECP celebrates the life of David Rockefeller by reflecting on his contributions to society, including the role he played in the founding of CECP: The CEO Force for Good. David Rockefeller’s tenure with CECP included roles as a founding board member, honorary co-chair with John Whitehead and Paul Volker, and most currently, member of the Directors Emeritus, co-chaired by Peter Malkin and Sanford Weill.

We have expanded our approach to filing and enforcing patents to reflect a country's economic maturity.

Article from in Health and Wellness
Mar 22, 2017 11:00 AM ET

In 2016, we expanded our existing approach to filing and enforcing patents to ensure we balance the need to protect our intellectual property with a country’s economic maturity.

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 22, 2017 10:30 AM ET

Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently hosted the company’s team of Global Stewards at Timberland headquarters in Stratham, New Hampshire for their 12th annual week-long training meeting. The Global Stewards, a team of 30 dedicated and passionate employees from 20 different countries, volunteer above and beyond their regular job responsibility to serve as ambassadors of Corporate Social Responsibility to their location. The Stewards’ role is a two-year commitment to drive community service, forward Timberland’s environmental agenda, and create business value.

Blog from in Education
Mar 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET

The Amgen Scholars Global Program Office is now accepting applications for Spring 2017 U.S. Alumni Travel Awards. The deadline for application submission is April 21, 2017.

Access the application and recommender form.

About the award

Join GSK, PSI, the Public Health Institute, and IntraHealth International Wed, 3/29, 10 - 11 ET, #GEFLive

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 22, 2017 9:50 AM ET

WHEN: Wed, 3/29, 10 – 11 AM, ET

WHERE: Twitter, #GEFlive

Tweet Me: I will join the #GEFlive Twitter chat on #NCDs w/ @PSIimpact @GSK @IntraHealth & @PHIdotorg http://bit.ly/2mCmrvo 3/29, 10 AM ET

Blog from in Environment
Mar 22, 2017 9:50 AM ET

Global EHS Managers use self-inspections and/or third-party compliance audits to gauge the EHS risk exposure of their facilities. Self-assessments, compared to third-party audits, may lean towards underreporting findings and underestimating risks. Third-party audits cost more. Is there a solution that can strike a compromise? How can we get reliable indicators of compliance and risk management for global regional and corporate EHS managers? The solution is EHS FleX.

Grant Will Facilitate River Cleanup Awareness and National Employee Cleanup Initiatives

Press Release from in Environment
Mar 22, 2017 9:45 AM ET

ATLANTA, March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of World Water Day, the James M. Cox Foundation announced a $1 million grant to support the efforts of American Rivers to protect and restore the nation’s rivers.

“Rivers are important to our environment and outdoor enjoyment,” said Cox Enterprises Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Alex Taylor, who also chairs the board for American Rivers. “American Rivers does an outstanding job making sure our waterways will be clean for future generations.”

Annual pro bono volunteer program has delivered 68,000 service hours to 104 nonprofits since 2009

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 22, 2017 9:30 AM ET

NEW YORK / LONDON, March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the launch of the ninth annual Strategy Challenge, the Firm’s signature skills-based pro bono volunteer program.  Over the course of the next ten weeks, teams of Morgan Stanley employees in New York and London will work with leadership teams at 14 nonprofit organizations to provide strategic recommendations to address their mission-critical challenges.

Article from in Business & Trade
Mar 22, 2017 9:25 AM ET

Following on from the successful launch of Uncharted Waters, a report jointly published by Business Call to Action (BCtA), UNDP and Deloitte in October 2016, BCtA has now launche

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 22, 2017 9:20 AM ET

Measuring social impact is highly complex. Yet, being able to prove how responsible social initiatives contribute to business and to national development goals is now crucial.

How can companies align business and societal interests and then quantify and prove their positive impact?

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Mar 22, 2017 9:15 AM ET

ROCK HILL, S.C., March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Atlas Copco USA’s employee-run program Water for All has surpassed $1 million in donations. The milestone comes after making a $50,000 contribution to charity: water, a New York-based nonprofit organization dedicated to funding water projects across the globe.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Mar 22, 2017 9:05 AM ET

Did you know that a metric ton of electronic waste can contain 8 to 16 ounces of gold? Whether we like it or not, precious metals show up in more than just that gold necklace or platinum ring we might have purchased - from the titanium used in our high-end mountain bikes, to platinum in our cellphones, to silver in our solar panels, precious metals are all around us. And the mining of these materials often comes with a steep social and environmental cost.

Article from in Finance & Investment
Mar 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET

Black & Veatch’s 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report reinforces lessons learned in the past year—although governments and municipalities believe strongly in the smart city model, they continue to struggle to fund these efforts.