CSR News

Company argues Rule is consistent with EPA’s Legal Authority

Press Release from in Environment
Sep 27, 2016 6:35 PM ET

September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today National Grid joined eight other power companies at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in support of EPA’s Clean Power Plan. Together we urged the Court to uphold the rule as a lawful application of EPA’s authority under the Clean Air Act to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the power sector. 

Gilead Donates $20 Million to Enhance Access to Treatment for Often Fatal Neglected Tropical Disease

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Sep 27, 2016 6:30 PM ET

FOSTER CITY, Calif., September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced it has entered into a partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide $20 million in funding and drug donations over five years to expand access to diagnostic services and treatment for visceral leishmaniasis (VL). As part of this collaboration, Gilead will donate 380,000 vials of AmBisome® (amphotericin B liposome for injection) to meet the needs of WHO to treat VL in key endemic countries, including Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, South Sudan and Sudan.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 27, 2016 5:30 PM ET

CSX believes that a strong partnership is built on shared values – and according to CSX CEO Michael J. Ward, these have been key to the success of CSX’s 21-year partnership with City Year, a national education organization that provides tutoring, mentoring and supports to more than 200,000 students in schools located in high-poverty communities across the country.

Automaker to Donate More Than 40,000 Science Books to Schools Across the Country as Part of the “Subaru Loves Learning” Initiative

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Sep 27, 2016 5:00 PM ET

CAMDEN, N.J., September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America is proud to announce its donation of more than 1,700 award-winning science textbooks to 17 Camden schools, continuing the brand’s commitment to education as part of its “Subaru Loves Learning” initiative. This year, Subaru partnered with The American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to help provide much needed learning materials to teachers and students and promote science education around the country.

By Jeff Winton, President, Astellas USA Foundation

Article from in Philanthropy
Sep 27, 2016 3:50 PM ET

When Jeff Winton was a child, his rural farming community in upstate New York was struck by a series of disasters, including a fire that burnt down his house and a set of tornadoes that devastated his town. As Astellas USA Foundation president, Winton understands that disaster can strike when we least expect it, and that being prepared can ease the burden of those affected. He explains how Astellas USA Foundation is helping communities prepare, recover and flourish when the unexpected happens. 

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Sep 27, 2016 3:00 PM ET

Stamford, Conn. and San Francisco, Calif., September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Nestlé Waters North America today announced that it is partnering with Imagine H2O® (IH2O), the water innovation accelerator, to help provide entrepreneurs with the resources, insight and visibility needed to launch and scale water solutions. IH2O is a nonprofit organization empowering people to deploy and develop water innovation to solve water challenges.

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 27, 2016 2:45 PM ET

VM Summit 16 — VolunteerMatch’s signature event and the conference on corporate volunteering — is less than one month away!

That also means that regular registration rates will end soon, and we’ll cross over into last-minute registration territory.

For second consecutive year, Bacardi recognized as a leading environmental performer for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Sep 27, 2016 2:30 PM ET

Coral Gables, Fla., September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/  ̶̶̶̶ ̶̶̶̶  For the second year in a row, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honors Bacardi USA with a SmartWay® Excellence Award as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency in transportation logistics. The SmartWay Excellence Award, reserved for the top performing SmartWay Partners, is EPA’s highest recognition for demonstrated leadership.

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Sep 27, 2016 12:30 PM ET

You already know we’ve reached a point of impact in the giving sector, where social impact is the real point of giving back. This shift toward impact and measurable results is present across all kinds of giving organizations, from nonprofits to foundations to corporations.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Sep 27, 2016 12:30 PM ET

New research by Corporate Citizenship, a global sustainability consultancy, reveals that although business awareness of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals has increased in the past year, tangible action to address the Goals has been slow to follow. One year on from their launch, the research reveals a trust deficit between the expectations of millennials - the largest generation alive today - and the realities of business action when it comes to solving the world’s most pressing social, environmental and economic challenges.

The research shows:

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 27, 2016 11:45 AM ET
By Peter Panepento

Companies and nonprofits that manage employee giving and volunteering programs are quite adept at the processes and practices that keep these programs humming.

Yet they often struggle to find and tell stories that show how the generosity of employees is making a difference.

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Sep 27, 2016 11:45 AM ET

As cars become digitized and connected to enable a better driving experience, enhance safety and relieve congestion, the threat of a cyber event is ever present. But General Motors goes to great lengths to protect both customer lives and their personal information.

A nonprofit recruiter’s take on how to recruit, develop and retain mission-driven talent

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 27, 2016 11:30 AM ET

by Cassie Scarano and Common Impact

1. Do you think that there’s a “talent gap” in the nonprofit sector?  If so, what’s the nature of it?  If not, why do you think there’s a misconception in the field? 

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 27, 2016 11:15 AM ET

ST. CROIX, USVI, September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- On Friday, September 23, 2016, the St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association, the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce and Diageo USVI awarded $17,500 in scholarship funds to four local students.

By Alyssa Martinez

Article from in Environment
Sep 27, 2016 11:05 AM ET

Blue bins are scattered throughout campus and a number of signs are posted as friendly reminders for students and faculty to properly dispose of trash as well as reusable materials. Proper disposal of materials, however, is only the beginning of the recycling process.

Where does the recycling go?

The recycling program at Cal State Fullerton is made possible with the partnership between Republic Services and CSUF’s Sustainable Waste Management Services...