CSR News

NAEM's 2017 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum to Feature Emphasis on Retail Industry Challenges

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Apr 24, 2017 2:00 PM ET

April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/- Today the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) announced they are partnering with the Center for Retail Compliance (CRC) to encourage knowledge-sharing on best practices in environmental compliance.   The organizations are working together to ensure a robust conversation about retail-focused challenges during NAEM’s 2017 EHS and Sustainability Management Forum on October 25-27 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Apr 24, 2017 2:00 PM ET

Citi today released its 2016 Global Citizenship Report, highlighting efforts made in the last year to responsibly provide financial services that enable growth and progress. The report is divided in two sections - “How we do Business” and “Solutions for Impact.”

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Apr 24, 2017 1:35 PM ET

Yum! Brands has been named one of the top public companies on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens List by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for its ongoing commitment to sustainability.

Major Leaguers Celebrate National Volunteer Week by Awarding College Scholarships to Action Team Captains from 11 Different States

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 24, 2017 1:05 PM ET

NEW YORK, NY, April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Major League baseball players will award $2,000 college scholarships to 20 high school students who have demonstrated their dedication to community service and determination to encourage others to get involved with causes they believe in, it was announced today by the Major League Baseball Players Trust.  Each scholarship recipient is a member of the Action Team® national youth volunteer program created and administered by the Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America.

By Erik Martin

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 24, 2017 1:00 PM ET

Students from across Darke County gathered Monday in Greenville to share a simple message to the community — ”We are drug free!”

The “We Are The Majority” group, composed of seventh grade students to high school seniors, marched down South Broadway, from the Annie Oakley statue to the city municipal building, carrying signs and chanting their anti-drug message. An estimated 200 students, teachers and parents participated.

The event was organized by student leaders of the We Are The Majority group.


Today and Every Day

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Apr 24, 2017 1:00 PM ET

What we wear matters. When we wear it matters too.

This Fashion Revolution Day, on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory tragedy, We Wear Fair Trade to join a global conversation about the people who make our clothes. We also wear Fair Trade to highlight the movers and shakers of the fashion industry--the thought leaders, CEOs, designers and athletes--who are working hard to do things differently.

Press Release from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Apr 24, 2017 12:00 PM ET

PHILADELPHIA and NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – 3BL Media announced today it has acquired CR Magazine, widely recognized for the 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, and COMMIT!Forum, the annual networking and professional education event for CEOs and corporate responsibility practitioners, from SharedXpertise Media LLC.

$20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 24, 2017 12:00 PM ET

CALIFORNIA, April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/— Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is asking the public to nominate their local environmental heroes for California’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes awards program.

Blog from in Green Building
Apr 24, 2017 11:45 AM ET

VMware India recently partnered with India's first all-electric cab service – Lithium Cabs to provide employees with green transportation in order to reduce carbon footprints while transporting employees in the city of Bangalore. The transition from diesel fleet cars to electric cars for daily employee pick and drop helps overcome challenges such as fuel cost, battery life, safety, battery charging infra and most importantly is an environment friendly cab service. By using eco-friendly cars, VMware India saves 440 tonnes on carbon dioxide in just one year and reduces pollution on the road.

Activating Civic Engagement through Skills-Based Volunteering

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 24, 2017 11:30 AM ET

In honor of National Volunteer Week, Common Impact is hosting a Twitter chat on Tuesday, April 25th at 12pm EDT to explore how corporate skills-based volunteer programs activate civic engagement in employee volunteers.  Skills-based volunteerism gives employees a chance to roll up their sleeves and truly understand the challenges facing nonprofit organizations and the social sector.  The deeper understanding and relationships that are built through skills-based volunteering activate and direct employees passions and talent towa

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Apr 24, 2017 11:30 AM ET

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- PatientsLikeMe and Shire plc have announced a new collaboration that will support the development of a patient-centered, real world health learning system that expands understanding of patient health and disease. Philip Vickers, PhD, Head of Research and Development for Shire, said working with PatientsLikeMe will help the company overcome some of the traditional challenges inherent in understanding rare diseases.

Article from in Human Resources
Apr 24, 2017 11:05 AM ET

Misti Nehus, Sealed Air’s North American Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager, has been selected as a recipient of the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards given by The Manufacturing Institute, an arm of the National Association of Manufacturers, a U.S.-based business advocacy organization. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women at all manufacturing levels who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their careers.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 24, 2017 10:15 AM ET

In light of National Volunteer Week, we’re highlighting a project with a talented team from Charles Schwab and its nonprofit partner, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS), whose mission is to provide youth development services that instill strong core values and life enhancing skills in a safe environment. The Schwab volunteers worked with BGCS to identify their top strategic goals and to map out a high-level strategic plan.

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Apr 24, 2017 10:15 AM ET

Northern Trust ranks number 54 on the CR Magazine in their 2017 edition of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.

100 Best Corporate Citizens is made up of 260 data points of disclosure and performance measurements for the entire Russell 1000. Companies are ranked in seven categories that look at public publicly available information on the  Environment; Climate change; Employee relations; Human rights; Corporate governance; Financial performance; and Philanthropy and community support.

by Cristina McGlew Castro Strategist, CSR Strategy & Global Problem Solving

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Apr 24, 2017 10:05 AM ET

By 2030, 500 billion devices and objects will be connected to the Internet. At the same time, as part of our work to positively impact 1 billion people by 2025, Cisco seeks to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers. People who will not only thrive but also drive an inclusive digital economy in our increasingly interconnected world.