CSR News

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 25, 2020 8:00 AM ET

ArcelorMittal is pleased to announce the publication of our annual United States Integrated Report. This marks ArcelorMittal’s eleventh year of reporting on our corporate responsibility and sustainability initiatives in the United States.

Danielle Jezienicki @ Grove Collaborative

Article from in Environment
Jun 25, 2020 7:50 AM ET

Sustainability is more than just a checkbox for businesses these days — it’s a requirement for success.

Making a social and environmental impact through your business has become table stakes, as consumers expect brands to take a stand on a growing number of topics material to their business and its long-term success.

Resources in support of the Culture of Health for Business Framework

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 25, 2020 7:00 AM ET

GRI has launched a range of new resources to help companies integrate the Culture of Health for Business (COH4B) framework within their sustainability reporting.

COH4B is a holistic framework, endorsed by GRI, on the role of companies in impacting the health and wellbeing of their employees and stakeholders. It was developed in 2019 by a group of leading companies, non-profits and academia in the United States, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Funding supports efforts by National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORDⓇ) and Global Genes to address needs of the rare disease community arising from COVID-19 pandemic

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jun 24, 2020 4:30 PM ET

BOSTON, June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The Alexion Charitable Foundation, launched by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) in February 2020, has announced it has awarded a total of $1.1 million in initial grants that align with its Rare Belonging® focus. Rare Belonging seeks to advance emotional well-being and educational opportunities, and provide relief for critical needs, for those living with or affected by a rare disease.

Michele Robinson-Pontbriand, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility

Blog from in Environment
Jun 24, 2020 4:20 PM ET

These are exciting times in the automotive engineering community and environmental sustainability space! Countries around the world are fueling the momentum for a cleaner future through incentives for consumers to adopt hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and electric vehicles (EV). These and other high-level global initiatives expected to release over the next two decades are driving the e-mobility revolution faster than expected, and raising hopes of related positive environmental impact sooner.

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jun 24, 2020 4:15 PM ET

TORONTO, June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Canada is donating more than 75,000 pounds of Hormel Gatherings® party trays (approximately 75,000 meals*) to Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food recovery organization, to help to feed families in need during these extraordinary times.

By Jennifer Boynton, Corporate Social Responsibility Content Strategist

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jun 24, 2020 3:45 PM ET

Cisco’s Chairman and CEO, Chuck Robbins, opened his June 1st all-company check-in by admitting he’s leading through uncharted waters. Cisco had held regular weekly check-ins since shelter-in-place orders began in March, to support employees, share information, and answer questions. But this meeting was different. It was a 90-minute “teach-in,” scheduled quickly in response to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police and the resulting nationwide protests.

UPS is continuously developing solutions that help our customers reduce the impacts of their supply chains.

Multimedia with summary from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Jun 24, 2020 3:45 PM ET

A key part of the Circular Economy is the movement of materials to and from consumers. 

UPS is continuously developing solutions that help our customers reduce the impacts of their supply chains. Learn more about the solutions we’re working on with customers, city partners and other stakeholders to help minimize their carbon footprint.

Article from in Philanthropy
Jun 24, 2020 3:15 PM ET

Feeding America has made it easier for food banks in its network to take advantage of its MealConnect platform by making it automatically available in every zip code of the country. 

“We connected all 200 food banks directly to MealConnect, so that we basically blanket the entire country with a food donation,” said Justin Block, Managing Director of Digital Platform Technology at Feeding America. 

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 24, 2020 2:00 PM ET

Sustainable Impact is HP’s commitment to create positive, lasting change for the planet, its people, and our communities. HP meets this commitment through the actions of its employees, the technologies it designs, and the partnerships it forms to expand the reach of HP solutions to address global challenges.

- Special Edition of Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program Focused on Addressing Pandemic-Related Needs of People Living with Addiction, Serious Mental Illness, or Cancer -

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jun 24, 2020 1:15 PM ET

DUBLIN, June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that 10 nonprofit organizations have been awarded grants from the company's COVID-19 Relief Fund, a special edition of the company's signature Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program, that was established to assist nonprofit organizations in their work to rapidly address pandemic-related needs for people living with addiction, serious mental illness, or cancer.

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jun 24, 2020 12:30 PM ET

CINCINNATI, June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank’s annual “Feeding Our Communities” initiative, held each year in May, provided more than 2.2 million meals to fight hunger across its 10-state footprint, significantly exceeding its pledge to provide 1.6 million meals this year. The meals were donated to more than 30 food organizations in honor of the Bank’s annual companywide community celebration in May, centered on “Fifth Third Day” on May 3 or 5/3.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jun 24, 2020 12:30 PM ET

By: Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

Long before the urgent challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the long overdue focus on racial justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion changed history, it was clear that our social contracts—the relationship between individuals and institutions—were no longer fit for purpose.  

My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge Highlights Social Justice and the Fight for Equality

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 24, 2020 12:30 PM ET

June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With the launch of My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge, Girl Rising and HP invite individuals across the globe to share stories of how young leaders are fighting for human rights, racial justice, gender equity, and girls’ education at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing deeply entrenched inequities. Through My Story, Girl Rising is accepting narrative, video, digital image, or audio submissions that tell stories of the leadership, courage and creativity that young people are demonstrating to build a better future.

Based on a roundtable discussion attended by asset owners, investment consultants, asset managers, civil society leaders and regulators

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 24, 2020 11:30 AM ET

This whitepaper captures the discussion from a roundtable, convened by Helen Pradas-Page on 3 March 2020, under Chatham House rules, where we asked the question ‘How Can Successful Stewardship be Meaningfully Reported?'