CSR News

Article from in Environment
Dec 7, 2018 9:15 AM ET

As the United Nations climate change summit opened in Poland this week, delegates of almost all countries in the world are expected to set out how to implement the Paris Agreement and report the nations’ progress.


Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Dec 7, 2018 9:15 AM ET

In search of a replacement for petroleum-based products and materials, the world is turning its attention to biomaterials. We spoke with Mark DeAndrea, vice president and business unit leader for Domtar’s BioMaterials Innovation team, about what the future holds for biomaterials.

Why is the BioMaterials Innovation team important to Domtar?


Large organizations like Johnson & Johnson for years have a major stake in the ground as an employer and can offer learnings and best practices for businesses who are looking to incorporate advance planning and real-time response efforts into their DNA

Article from in Business & Trade
Dec 7, 2018 9:15 AM ET

Large organizations like Johnson & Johnson for years have a major stake in the ground as an employer and can offer learnings and best practices for businesses who are looking to incorporate advance planning and real-time response efforts into their DNA. WhenHurricane Maria hit, they didn't just send product, they turned their resources into a full disaster relief organization. 


How Deloitte creates shared value between CSR and HR

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 7, 2018 9:15 AM ET

Taproot has long made the case that a strong corporate pro bono program is a triple win—nonprofits receive the support they need, companies build deeper relationships with their communities, and employees have the opportunity to apply their skills in new and meaningful ways. While there is a robust foundation of evidence supporting the claim that pro bono is a powerful social impact strategy, practitioners often struggle to articulate the business case for pro bono.


Smithfield Foods takes strides in reducing supply chain greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025

Article from in Environment
Dec 7, 2018 9:05 AM ET

Last month, Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, pledged to install manure lagoon covers and digesters on 90 percent of its hog finishing capacity in three states. The commitment includes Smithfield’s own operations, contract farms, as well as opportunities for other integrators to join. This will help Smithfield exceed its goal of reducing supply chain greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025.


Press Release from in Human Resources
Dec 7, 2018 9:00 AM ET

BALTIMORE, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) joins more than 150 organizations for the “Day of Understanding” hosted by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusionto address bias and increase understanding in the workplace and beyond.

Legg Mason will engage its employees in an open conversation to drive greater understanding and an appreciation of differences.


by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media

Blog from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 7, 2018 8:15 AM ET

Almost every company’s website has a section called “Our Values.” Many have a section titled “Our Mission,” sometimes related to the values commentary, and sometimes a standalone section. These statements usually spell out a business’s commitment to its employees and community, to its standards in its practices, and to its general reason for being,usually in fairly generic terms. Occasionally, there are specific references to causes with which the company is engaged, usually local or national charities or non-profit partner organizations.
 


Gillian Riley, the force behind The Scotiabank Women InitiativeTM, on how she plans to move the dial for female entrepreneurs.

Blog from in Human Resources
Dec 7, 2018 8:05 AM ET

Gillian Riley still recalls the first female entrepreneur she helped to secure the capital to pursue her dreams.

“I always remember, one of the first loans that I ever made was to a woman who was starting out a frozen hors d’oeuvres company,” says Riley, Executive-Vice President at Scotiabank. “She had some seed capital from her father and I remember thinking, ‘Wow, this woman’s going to make a go of it!’ And she did. She did an amazing job building the business. You knew that the commitment was there.”


When Celeste Phillips wanted to start her own business, she turned to Bridgeway Capital, which provided her with funding and resources, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.

Article from in Philanthropy
Dec 7, 2018 8:00 AM ET

Celeste Phillips believes that working for someone else forces you to put your own dreams on hold. But working for yourself, she said, allows you to fulfill your dreams. Read the full story and watch the video at Wells Fargo Stories.

That’s why she started Big LuLu’s Trucking LLC, a construction and hauling company in Pittsburgh.


The acquisition and rehabilitation of the Avondale Properties and Alms Hill Apartments will ensure the availability of long-term affordable housing options for the larger Avondale Community

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Dec 7, 2018 8:00 AM ET

CINCINNATI, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/—KeyBank Real Estate Capital and KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) have provided a total of $87 million in financing to Related Companies, for the acquisition and rehabilitation of more than 400 affordable housing units in Cincinnati, OH.


Press Release from in Environment
Dec 7, 2018 7:05 AM ET

December 7, 2018 -The Reclamation and Biodiversity Research Center at PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) was established in 1995 as a way to restore the ecological function of the area near the operations known as the tailings deposition area. Tailings are the finely ground mineral rock that remain from the mining process after the economically valuable minerals have been removed from the ore.


Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Dec 6, 2018 5:10 PM ET

Americans expect the same efficient and effective digital experiences from government as they do leading consumer brands. How are federal departments and agencies catching up in terms of technological innovation in Citizen Services? And what’s next on the horizon?


Morgan Stanley employees have donated over 1,000 hours of time to nonprofits during ScopeAthon events this year

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Dec 6, 2018 5:05 PM ET

NEW YORK, December 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) today announced 44 employees participated in the firm’s fifth ScopeAthon event this year to help 10 nonprofits build actionable plans to tackle a mission-critical challenge.


Morgan Stanley employees have donated over 1,000 hours of time to nonprofits during ScopeAthon events this year

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Dec 6, 2018 5:05 PM ET

NEW YORK, December 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) today announced 44 employees participated in the firm’s fifth ScopeAthon event this year to help 10 nonprofits build actionable plans to tackle a mission-critical challenge.


Blog from in Philanthropy
Dec 6, 2018 3:00 PM ET

Last week included Giving Tuesday, a day when individuals, foundations and corporations are encouraged to support their favorite causes during the holiday season. Designating the Tuesday after Thanksgiving as a day of giving has been a hugely successful way of focusing attention on the wide variety of charitable institutions in the country, and it’s also been a great way of promoting the idea of giving on-line.


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