CSR News

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
May 24, 2016 4:30 PM ET

Players from the Mets and Brewers volunteered their time to teach baseball skills in Harlem on a sunny Friday afternoon last week, but it was the students from the NYC Autism Charter School who shone brightest.

The event, part of the Players Trust’s City Clinics program and held in conjunction with Harlem RBI, provided a fun baseball skills clinic for the NYCACS students who enjoyed taking their turns hitting, fielding and running the bases in front of a crowd that included parents and friends.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
May 24, 2016 4:15 PM ET

In a recent survey conducted by Teaching Tolerance, The Trump Effect: The Impact of hte Presidential Campaign on Our Nation's Schools, Teaching Tolerance found that the presidential campaign is producing an alarming level of fear and anxiety among children of color and inflaming racial and ethnic tensions in the classroom. 

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
May 24, 2016 3:15 PM ET

Indianapolis, Ind. May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/  – Former IndyCar driver and current team owner Sam Schmidt reached a top speed of 152 mph on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a newly designed semi-autonomous motorcar (SAM) developed by Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW). Schmidt, who has been paralyzed and unable to use his arms and legs since a racing accident in 2000, completed the record drive in between qualifying laps for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.  

Big business can have a big influence when coordinating with suppliers – and even rivals – to expand sustainability efforts.

Article from in Environment
May 24, 2016 3:10 PM ET

Company leaders are rallying behind sustainability, realizing its importance to overall strategy. According to McKinsey’s global annual sustainability survey, CEOs increasingly see it as a priority.

Ken Chrisman, president of product care for Sealed Air, discusses how the company promotes sustainability throughout the supply chain

Article from in Environment
May 24, 2016 3:00 PM ET

For consumers, the perception of sustainability of a product or a brand has evolved from being just a purchasing consideration to becoming a strong purchasing catalyst.

For brands, retailers, and other businesses, consumers’ growing green consciousness, coupled with demanding regulations and dwindling resources globally, has pushed sustainability to the top of the agenda (and into the bottom line).

Status Acknowledges Leonardo Academy, Inc.’s Role as High-Quality LEED Project Administrator

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
May 24, 2016 2:15 PM ET

MADISON, Wis., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Leonardo Academy, Inc., The Sustainability Experts® announced today that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated them as a LEED® Proven Provider™ for the LEED O+M rating system family. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process for experienced organizations that demonstrate consistent excellence in administering LEED projects. 

Press Release from in Education
May 24, 2016 1:25 PM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, is bringing authentic flavors from around the world to customers in the United States and Canada thanks to its Global Chef Program. Global Chef is a month-long international chef residency that brings Sodexo’s top chefs from around the world to different countries in order to share authentic cuisines and cooking techniques with Sodexo’s customers.

By: Kendra Ragsdale, Manager of Compliance and Outreach for the Corporate Accessibility Technology Office for AT&T

Blog from in Human Resources
May 24, 2016 1:20 PM ET

AT&T is dedicated to connecting people, regardless of technology experience or capability, with their world. That’s why we created Digital You, a resource for parents, seniors, job seekers, and people with disabilities to help them navigate technology with confidence.

Announcing the winners of NetSuite.org's 3rd Annual Hackathon Competition

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
May 24, 2016 1:00 PM ET

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of our third NetSuite.org Hackathon 4Good! During the pre-conference day at SuiteWorld, the teams spent nearly 12 straight hours brainstorming, white boarding, and coding.

Walmart Foundation announces $2.6 million in grants to leading organizations dedicated to supporting transitioning military and their families

Press Release from in Human Resources
May 24, 2016 1:00 PM ET

Bentonville, Ark., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*. Of those veteran hires, 15,176 have been promoted to jobs with higher pay and greater responsibility.

Press Release from in Energy
May 24, 2016 1:00 PM ET

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Today, Whirlpool Corporation announced plans to build wind turbines to help power its Marion and Ottawa plants in Ohio, a $13.5 million total investment that will build upon the company’s 46 year commitment to advances in sustainable manufacturing.

The completion of these projects has the potential to make Whirlpool Corporation one of the largest Fortune 500 consumers of on-site wind energy in the United States. Collectively, the company will be generating enough clean energy to power more than 2,400 average American homes.

by James Osborne

Blog from in Marketing, Media & Communications
May 24, 2016 12:30 PM ET

After a long and often tortuous process of collecting information and then drafting, reviewing, approving and proof-reading, there it is: the sustainability content ready for your website.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
May 24, 2016 12:15 PM ET

Fifty years ago a child diagnosed with leukemia lived at best 6 months. Today children are living 5 years, 10 years and in some cases are in permanent remission, thanks to research that has brought advancements in chemotherapy, drugs and transplants.

By Rohini Anand, PhD

Blog from in Human Resources
May 24, 2016 11:30 AM ET

Dr. Rohini Anand, Sodexo’s Global Chief Diversity Officer, has spent her career promoting diversity and inclusion. She’s been leading the charge at Sodexo for the past thirteen years. In honor of the United Nation’s World Day for Cultural Diversity, we spoke with Dr. Anand about the challenges of promoting diversity at a company that works in 80 countries around the world. 

Q: How did your career path lead you to working on diversity?

GM/NWF collaboration reaches thousands of students

Blog from in Environment
May 24, 2016 11:15 AM ET

More than 4,000 kids are participating in a new environmental education initiative that’s helping them learn about STEM subjects through a green lens.

GM Eco-Green is a collaboration among the National Wildlife Federation and General Motors’ dealers, suppliers and non-manufacturing facilities across the U.S. The place-based, hands-on program exposes students to STEM career paths while encouraging them to become effective future leaders, problem solvers and environmental stewards.