CSR News

by Dana Rao, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Adobe

Blog from in Human Resources
Jun 26, 2020 11:00 AM ET

At Adobe, we believe everyone deserves respect and equal treatment. We have been reminded of the gravity of this belief by the senseless acts of violence waged against the Black community.


Article from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 26, 2020 10:00 AM ET

We are proud to announce that Qualcomm has been named in 3BL Media’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, which recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest, U.S. public companies.


Article from in Human Resources
Jun 26, 2020 9:15 AM ET

Fifth Third Bank is committed to empowering our great leaders to be agents of change in the community. As such, the Bank is proud to share the editorial, “The Intersection of Rage, Fear, and Hope” authored by Kala Gibson, Fifth Third Executive Vice President and Head of Business Banking, as published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on June 12. 

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Blog from in Education
Jun 26, 2020 9:00 AM ET

Parents are the leading influence on their kids’ decision to drink – or not to drink – alcohol. Research shows that since 2003 underage drinking has declined 50% and conversations between parents and their kids about alcohol have increased 73%.


Blog from in Human Resources
Jun 26, 2020 8:00 AM ET

“Booz Allen is committed to using our ingenuity and creativity to build a future where everyone has access to the opportunities that help us thrive and prosper.”

-Michael Dumlao, director of brand and co-chair of the GLOBE+ business resource group


Engaging our employees in our strong safety culture this Safety Month

Article from in Business & Trade
Jun 26, 2020 8:00 AM ET

Tetra Tech’s employee participation and engagement are vital to the success of our Health & Safety program—we strive to engage more employees each year during Safety Month. We believe a successful safety program must include engaging employees in various safety processes at all levels.

When employees are well informed about safety practices in their workplace, they are more aware of their surroundings. Research shows that 70 percent fewer safety incidents occur in highly engaged workplaces, which is a win-win for both employees and employers.


Carton Council launches new awareness campaign

Press Release from in Environment
Jun 25, 2020 5:00 PM ET

RECYCLED CARTONS CAN HELP PREVENT TOILET PAPER SHORTAGES: CARTON COUNCIL LAUNCHES NEW AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

DENTON, Texas, June 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With some recycling programs across the country having to scale back services or halt collection completely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, recyclers are in a challenging situation trying to find the feedstock needed to keep up with an increase in demand for certain paper products.


By Brian James, Business Communications Specialist

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Jun 25, 2020 4:45 PM ET

Whether they are back in the office or working at home, our global Bechtel family is taking safety seriously and having fun doing it. As we transition back to normal operations, we asked our colleagues and their families to get out the camera, break out the paints, and create fun reminders of the many ways we all can #StaySafe.


Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jun 25, 2020 4:15 PM ET

COVID-19 is shaping new attitudes and behaviors among people, especially a growing awareness of health risks associated with hygiene in public spaces. According to a new international study from Tork®, an Essity brand, nearly eight out of ten people surveyed in North America feel more unsafe going to facilities with unhygienic public restrooms today than before the pandemic - and 33% of these respondents say they feel unsafe entering a restroom equipped with air dryers.


Article from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 25, 2020 4:00 PM ET

General Mills has been named a 2020 honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.  

The award recognizes General Mills as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and resources to impact their communities. 


Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 25, 2020 3:25 PM ET

At Schneider Electric, we believe that access to energy and digital are basic human rights. To date, 840 million people in the world still lack access to electricity1. This figure is down from 1.2 billion in 2010, indicative of significant progress made in the last decade. We must do even more.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 25, 2020 3:05 PM ET

Social Value Matters is an annual conference organized by Social Value International (SVI) in collaboration with our networks around the world. This year, Social Value Canada is convening a virtual conference from Toronto this September 28th - October 2nd. Our members share a common goal: to change the way society accounts for value.


Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to our partners and participants who are mobilizing to support microentrepreneurs around the world on June 27th!

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Jun 25, 2020 2:25 PM ET

Pivoting from a physical 5K Run in Austin, Texas to an online event due to COVID-19 has meant partners like Hope for Haiti are joining Whole Planet Foundation from a safe distance to alleviate poverty through microcredit around the globe.  On average, microcredit loans are less than $200 and enable low-income entrepreneurs, mostly women, to start or develop their own small businesses to support their families.  For the past 5 years, Hope for Haiti has been investing in Haitian economy by making nearly $1 million in grants and loans to support Haitian entrepreneurs and social businesses. 


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jun 25, 2020 2:20 PM ET

NEW YORK, June 25, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has become the first U.S.-based life insurer to join the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The U.N. Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption. 


Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Jun 25, 2020 2:15 PM ET

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2020 /3BL Media/– LISC San Diego announced today that $1.2 million has been awarded to Hitzke Development and BRIDGE Housing Partners for pre-development on the Tranquility at Post 310 new construction project.

Tranquility at Post 310 is a 43-unit veterans development located at the site of the current American Legion Hall Post 310 in the emerging neighborhood of Southeastern San Diego.


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