CSR News

Multimedia with summary from in Education
Jun 20, 2017 10:25 AM ET

Congratulations to Paloma Perez, who is one of five students to receive a $10,000 scholarship from Voya Scholars – a collaborative program launched by Voya Financial, in collaboration with its nonprofit partner, Scholarship America.

Paloma is a first-generation college student and a previous beneficiary of Chester County Futures.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 20, 2017 10:00 AM ET

2017 Top Latino Leaders to be Honored at 3rd Annual Latino Leadership Conference

San Antonio, TX – The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE) an initiative under the National Diversity Council (NDC), will host their Third Annual National Latino Leadership Conference on September 21, 2017 at the Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel & Spa, 9800 Westover Hills Blvd, San Antonio, TX USA 78251. This year’s theme is “Latinos in the US: Retos y Liderazgo”.

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 20, 2017 10:00 AM ET
  • Six properties to participate in company’s Site Readiness Program
  • Program helped attract more than 2,400 jobs and $3.3 billion in capital investment since 2005

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Jun 20, 2017 10:00 AM ET

Through your generosity, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has found loving families for more than 6,200 children. But the work isn’t done. Each year more than 20,000 young adults age out of foster care without being adopted. That means no one to celebrate high school graduation; no one to read the lease on their first apartment; no one to visit during the holidays.

Multimedia with summary from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 20, 2017 9:55 AM ET

The Xerces Society is on the forefront of protecting pollinators in the U.S. and we’re proud to partner with them. In this episode, you’ll hear about their mission from Eric Lee-Mäder, who co-directs the Xerces Society’s pollinator conservation program. And, you’ll find out how you can help, too. For more information, visit us at blog.generalmills.com.

SHOW NOTES – Episode 22: June 19, 2017

Blog from in Green Building
Jun 20, 2017 9:55 AM ET

In the twenty-first century, having internet connection is nearly synonymous with participating in the global economy. Yet many people who live in rural areas, especially in developing countries, remain beyond the reach of the infrastructure required for modern communication.

Chamber Foundation and media partner USA TODAY Network, seek to honor best in business

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 20, 2017 9:50 AM ET

Hurry, it's the final week to apply for the 2017 Corporate Citizenship Awards, held with support from media partner USA TODAY Network.  Submit a nomination before June 23 to be recognized for the impact

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 20, 2017 9:20 AM ET

Sam likes to volunteer with his hands. It gives his mind a break from his mentally demanding job. Jasmine prefers to use her specialized coding skills to volunteer. Otherwise, she feels her time volunteering is misspent. And Lena wants an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues she doesn’t see every day, and a chance to chat with the new faces around the office.

No two employee volunteers are the same. And that’s a good thing! Different people get excited about different things. But as a corporate volunteer program manager, pleasing everyone may seem like a daunting task.

Black & Veatch white paper examines edge computing considerations for data networks

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 20, 2017 9:00 AM ET

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A new Black & Veatch white paper examines the emerging deployment of edge computing and its impacts on data center infrastructure planning. Developed in partnership with DCD (formerly DatacenterDynamics), the white paper analyzes drivers, use cases and strategies to prepare for the edge computing evolution.

Call for nominations; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 20, 2017 9:00 AM ET

BOSTON, June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ — WFXT Boston 25, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Boston’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers.

Nominations for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. EST on July 24.

Eligibility Criteria

Multimedia with summary from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 20, 2017 8:50 AM ET

For the first LEED Platinum certified hotel in the United States, sustainability is a guiding tenet in every way that hospitality is extended to green-minded guests. That’s why it was important for the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro, N.C., to make responsible decisions with the waste that was created from a recent renovation.

De Beers Group has announced plans to spend R1.1 million (US$82,600) as part of its Dream Fields programme to boost sports development for young people in South Africa this year.

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 20, 2017 8:30 AM ET

As a start, De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) has donated football and netball equipment to 13 primary schools in the Blouberg area, close to its Venetia mine.

The Dream Fields programme, launched in October 2015 and supported by the Ponahalo Fund, has established a league with 28 participating schools, all in Blouberg. The young boys and girls compete in netball and soccer with weekly training and matches.

by Austin Belisle

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 20, 2017 8:25 AM ET

Cisco Live US 2017 kicks off on June 25, and our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives to accelerate global problem solving will be on full display. We are planning plenty of exciting opportunities for our customers and partners to participate, win prizes, and become IT superheroes.

Tracy Swords' Uplifting Notes to Customers

Blog from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Jun 20, 2017 8:15 AM ET

Focus on the details. Dave Thomas knew that was what was going to set Wendy’s apart. And that’s why he made sure that the details were accounted for in every restaurant—from sourcing quality ingredients and customizing any order any time, to delicious flavor combinations that leave you wanting more.

Sometimes those details go unnoticed, which is why Tracy Swords is so important.

Company publishes report highlighting successful food waste reduction practices

Press Release from in Environment
Jun 20, 2017 8:15 AM ET

PHILADELPHIA, June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities and uniforms announced today the latest step demonstrating its commitment to environmental sustainability by reducing, reusing and recycling food waste through responsible practices, from the initial purchase to final waste disposal.

Aramark’s Food Waste Progress Report published today highlights recent steps toward its goal to reduce food waste by 50 percent by 2030. Progress includes: