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Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 21, 2014 1:20 PM ET

NORMAL- Pizza Hut made an unusual pit stop Wednesday at the Children's Discovery Museum.

As part of Pizza Hut's unveiling of its new 'Flavor of Now' Menu, the company made a not so normal delivery to the museum. 

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By Antoine Andrews, Symantec's Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 21, 2014 1:10 PM ET

For the seventh year in a row, Symantec has earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI). A score of 100 earns us a designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.

Article from in Environment
Nov 21, 2014 12:05 PM ET

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has named Nestlé as joint lead in the consumer staples sector for its deforestation efforts.

In its 2014 report on global forests, the environmental sustainability ratings agency commended Nestlé, among 152 companies, for its comprehensive assessment of risks and for the quality of its work to build capacity in the supply chain.

International Study Reveals Attitudes Toward Self-Employment

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Nov 21, 2014 11:45 AM ET

ADA, Mich., Nov. 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Are entrepreneurs born or made? And what drives them to start their own businesses? These questions were posed by the 2014 Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report (AGER), an annual survey that takes the public pulse on the state of self-employment around the world. This year’s report explored entrepreneurship education.

Businesses Recognized for Positive Impacts Around the World

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 21, 2014 11:45 AM ET

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center last night recognized eight companies for their accomplishments in corporate citizenship during the 15th annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The awards program honors businesses for their significant positive impacts in communities around the world.“The winners of this year’s Citizens Awards illustrate how every day businesses serve as a powerful force for good,” U.S. Chamber Foundation President John R. McKernan said.

by Archana Sahay

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 21, 2014 11:25 AM ET

“There is no better expenditure of money and it’s really important for these kids to stay in school and learn. I love this program; this is one of the finest commitments ever made in the 10 years history of Clinton Global Initiative.”

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 21, 2014 11:15 AM ET

The CSR Food for Thought series is a weekly roundup of relevant news from around the Web, presented to you in one bite-sized blog post. Follow us on Twitter for CSR news and trends throughout the week: @VM_Solutions.

Article from in Human Resources
Nov 21, 2014 11:00 AM ET
Fox Audience Strategy, which promotes diverse voices across 21st Century Fox's entertainment businesses, served as the presenting sponsor of the 5th annual WISE Los Angeles Women of Inspiration Awards on Thursday, November 20. Women in Sports and Events (WISE) is a leading professional resource for women in the sports business.

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 21, 2014 11:00 AM ET

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, November 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Honda today unveiled the newest associate profile in its popular 12-part What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series. Freddie Wynn, senior production manager at Honda Power Equipment Mfg. (HPE) in Swepsonville, North Carolina, is featured not only for his commitment to creating quality products, but also for his  dedication to making his community a better place to live.

Sustainability - What Matters in the Public Agency Sector?

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Nov 21, 2014 11:00 AM ET

November 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Public Agency Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 40 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

The top 10 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) aspects that were determined to be material by the managements of reporting organizations in the Public Agency Sector are:

Ryan Getzlaf explains the science of hockey

Multimedia with summary from in Education
Nov 21, 2014 9:10 AM ET

By Leah Gutstadt, Senior Manager, Strategic Philanthropy

"Repowering" projects in New York and elsewhere are provoking battles.

Article from in Energy
Nov 21, 2014 9:05 AM ET
Old U.S. coal-fired power plants, the target of new anti-pollution rules, aren't necessarily shutting down. Many are getting a second life as they're "repowered" with natural gas.
Decisions to keep running these plants—which are often more than 40 years old—have sparked court battles in New York and are raising questions about how much should be done to retain legacy fossil-fuel facilities.

Article from in Business & Trade
Nov 21, 2014 9:00 AM ET

As outlined in a case study from the BSR Report 2013-14, BSR helped Microsoft develop a global human rights strategy that ensures human rights are considered in all major business decisions.

Read more about the case study on the BSR Report website: http://report.bsr.org/en/our-work/microsoft


Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Nov 21, 2014 9:00 AM ET

Coke’s PlantBottle packaging, without question, is an environmental breakthrough. But can the technology – which uses plant material to produce PET plastic bottles and much more – break through to today’s consumers, who are increasingly inundated with “green marketing” messages?