CSR News

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jul 31, 2015 8:15 AM ET

Earlier this week Kimberly-Clark released its annual sustainability report, offering a detailed assessment of the company's progress towards its Sustainability 2015 goals.

Article from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Jul 31, 2015 7:00 AM ET

National Geographic Channel has greenlighted a new documentary miniseries from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney examining the world's dwindling water supply and the actions we can take toward greater water conservation. Parched will premiere globally on Nat Geo channels in 171 countries and will receive a limited theatrical release.

Article from in Energy
Jul 31, 2015 7:00 AM ET

On January 22, 2014, TransCanada announced that the Gulf Coast Project — the safest pipeline ever built on U.S. soil — began delivering crude oil from Cushing, Oklahoma, to state-of-the-art refineries in Texas.

The completion of this US$2.6-billion crude oil pipeline provides a safe and direct connection between the important oil hub in Cushing and delivery points on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jul 31, 2015 6:15 AM ET

This article was originally published in the Summer 2015 RSF Quarterly.

by Melinda Cheel

Pick up a three-pack of men’s T-shirts for $8 and you feel good about getting a great deal—until you consider the true environmental and social costs. Toxic pesticides were used to grow the cotton. The garments were sewn by a sweatshop worker who labors long hours for below-poverty wages. And the T-shirts will wear out before you know it.

Newsletter from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jul 31, 2015 5:25 AM ET

How do you stop intractable conflict? Take away profit

Think Progress. A new organization called The Sentry will work to stem war across Africa by tracking its revenue streams.

Soud Habbas received Honorable Mention for Inside NGO’s Operational Excellence Award

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jul 30, 2015 4:30 PM ET

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Soud Habbas, Senior Director, Operations and Compliance at PYXERA Global, was awarded honorable mention at the Inside NGO Operational Excellence Awards Ceremony for his excellent work in scaling process and procedures commensurate with PYXERA Global on-going growth.  Soud will be recognized in the Operational Excellence Awards Ceremony program as part of Inside NGO’s Annual Conference July 30.

BJ's Farm to Club program includes partnerships with over 30 growers in the United States

Multimedia with summary from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jul 30, 2015 4:15 PM ET

BJ's locally-grown Farm to Club program was designed to offer delicious, fresh products from partnering farms to local BJ’s Clubs across its footprint.

Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jul 30, 2015 4:10 PM ET

The 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility report overview video previews the fifth annual edition of CSX’s report.

CSX’s 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report outlines the company’s approach to responsible and sustainable operations and how we remain committed to our vision to be the safest, most progressive North American railroad.


Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Jul 30, 2015 4:00 PM ET

In Canada, corporate social responsibility is evolving from public relations to a factor that affects the bottom line. So reports the Financial Post.

Caterpillar's safety culture extends beyond our internal operations

Article from in Business & Trade
Jul 30, 2015 3:55 PM ET

Caterpillar’s safety culture extends beyond our internal operations to include the safe operation of our products in the field, as well as the safety and health of all individuals who come into contact with Cat® products. This commitment encompasses the design and engineering of our products and extends to operator training and certification, solutions for the job site and the tools and resources to improve the workplace culture — all of which are coordinated through Caterpillar Safety Services.

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 30, 2015 3:30 PM ET

Pocono Manor, PA, July 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – At tonight’s 12th annual Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser, a brand-new venue, exotic surroundings, and a record number of non-profit recipients provided the perfect formula for increasing the impact of one of the largest fundraising events in the Northeast Pennsylvania region.

This year’s event, titled “Looking Forward. Giving Back. The Circle Continues. . .” infused a winning formula of creative community engagement and fruitful fundraising for a record six Monroe County non-profit organizations.  

By Will Stelle, special to The Seattle Times

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Jul 30, 2015 1:35 PM ET

The Duwamish River is probably the hardest-working river in Washington. It has long supported industry, with Boeing building thousands of World War II airplanes on its shores. It has been dredged, channelized and, yes, heavily polluted along the way — it became a Superfund site in 2001.

Wells Fargo Community Lending & Investment provides $8 million NMTC investment to help Fry Foods acquire, renovate and revive the former Select Onion Company facility, bringing business and jobs back to rural Ontario, Oregon

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jul 30, 2015 1:00 PM ET

Chicago, July 30, 2015 /3BL Media/  National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) recently partnered with three additional Community Development Entities (CDEs) to provide $4 million of its own New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) funding and together $20 million in NMTCs to support international appetizer company, Fry Food Inc.’s expansion into rural and underserved Ontario, Oregon.