CSR News

by Laura K. Wise

Article from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 8:10 AM ET

The financial services industry is one in particular where a commitment to a triple bottom line is most critical. In leading up to 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands – The Long Viewlater this month, TriplePundit sat down with Andrea Barrack, Vice President of Global Corporate Citizenship at TD Bank, to talk about the stand that TD has taken to be the best corporate citizen possible.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 16, 2018 8:05 AM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today it was named 2018 Business Partner of the Year by The National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS).

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Oct 16, 2018 6:30 AM ET

In this first of a three-part series we dig deeper into how ‘going electric’ at Porcupine Gold Mine’s Borden site has had a positive impact on ventilation requirements and mine air heating. Taking an electric approach to mining has triggered some rethinking – eliminating the need for compressed air networks underground and provoking changes to the emergency response strategy.

Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Oct 15, 2018 3:30 PM ET

When Lazon was down on his luck, Goodwill's job training program helped him get back on his feet. Now, he's a valued team member who's dedicated to showing his daughter that anything is possible with a little hard work. Learn more about eBay Impact and watch more stories here: ebay.com/everydayheroes

Blog from in Environment
Oct 15, 2018 3:00 PM ET

Walmart’s Project Gigaton is a supplier-focused initiative to prevent one gigaton of greenhouse gas emissions across their global supply chain over 15 years (2015-2030). Project Gigaton aims to inspire suppliers to reduce emissions across their own operations and supply chains.

By Fortune Editors

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 15, 2018 2:30 PM ET

It’s that time of year again to name the world’s best workplaces, and in order to do that, Fortune partner Great Place to Work surveyed employees working for companies around the globe.San Francisco’s Salesforce tops the list once again after leading last year’s list. It is accompanied by Hilton Worldwide, DHL, and more.

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund has found that its scholarship recipients excel when it offers mentorships, career opportunities, wellness coaching, and other support services.

Article from in Education
Oct 15, 2018 2:00 PM ET

When Vanessa Velasquez was in high school, she knew she wanted to go to college, but she wasn’t sure where to start. As the daughter of a single mother and the first in her family to go to college, she didn’t know how the college admissions process worked or how to find financial aid.

SATO series of products is recognized for enabling millions of people to access basic sanitation

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 15, 2018 1:25 PM ET

TOKYO, October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards have recognized LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, for its innovative SATO line of toilet and sanitation products. The range, which offers safe and affordable sanitation for those who lack access, won the prestigious ‘Innovation of the Year’ award.

Multimedia with summary from in Health and Wellness
Oct 15, 2018 1:15 PM ET

We are supporting the Global Handwashing Partnership on their activation to promote hand hygiene globally under their theme: ‘Clean Hands – a recipe for health on Global Handwashing Day, October 15, 2018. Essity, the maker of the Tork brand, is a partner and we actively contribute with education, insights and innovations for better hand hygiene. Learn more on globalhandwashing.org

Kenya’s fragmented healthcare system needs to be made more functional and future-looking

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Oct 15, 2018 11:55 AM ET

By Melissa Menke, Access Afya CEO

In the US, we hear a lot about how technology is disrupting inefficient, entrenched systems. Usually, this conjures up images of mature, large businesses being taken by surprise by new, agile startups.

Nutrient-rich moringa plant becomes superfood sensation while creating work and reducing malnutrition among farmers in West Africa and around the world.

Press Release from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Oct 15, 2018 11:55 AM ET

OAKLAND, California, October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – With its line of moringa-based health foods, American Kuli Kuli Foods is improving the lives of female farmers by providing job opportunities and improving nutrition in 13 countries around the world. The new Business Call to Action member, which joins the inclusive business platform today, has committed to add an additional 500 women to its 1500-person strong supply chain and to plant five million moringa trees by 2020.

Jennifer Weston-Murphy, Associate Manager, Corporate Leadership

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 15, 2018 11:45 AM ET

The Fortune 2018 Change the World list features 57 companies that are doing well by doing good. These businesses are trying to fix big problems and make money while doing it. That’s right, it’s not a list about charity (though many of these companies also have charitable efforts). It’s about how business—one of the most scalable and sustainable engines we know of—is using its resources and expertise to tackle the biggest challenges.

Company honored by Great Place to Work® for the sixth time, earns 18th place ranking

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 15, 2018 11:25 AM ET

RACINE, Wis., October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson today announces it has been named as one of the 25 World’s Best Workplaces by the largest global annual study of workplace culture. Out of more than 7,000 eligible organizations, SC Johnson earned the 18th spot in the 2018 ranking by Great Place to Work®. It is the company’s sixth year on this prestigious list.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Oct 15, 2018 11:15 AM ET

October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/  - Not only can you help yourself and others stay healthy by washing your hands – you can also make your loved ones happier, and your colleagues more satisfied at work, according to a survey conducted by Essity.

It’s well established that handwashing is one of the most effective measures to prevent the spread of infections, and has the power to save millions of lives. Now a new global survey conducted by Essity - maker of Tork - reveals that washing your hands also can have a positive impact on how people around you feel and behave.