CSR News

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 26, 2015 4:25 PM ET

Max Scherzer told high school volunteers joining the monthly Action Team teleconference that his spirited play and dedication to the game are two traits he models after his former Detroit Tiger teammate, Torii Hunter. These same two traits can be found in Scherzer’s charitable work, too.

The 2013 Players Choice Award American League Outstanding Pitcher, who signed with the Washington Nationals this off-season following four seasons with the Tigers, is anxious to begin his first season with the defending NL East champions.

The TerraPass Event Carbon Calculator Expands MeetGreen’s Online Tools For Carbon Emission Reduction

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 26, 2015 4:20 PM ET

HOUSTON, Texas, March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  TerraPass, innovator in environmental impact reduction for both individuals and businesses, is excited to announce that it has joined forces with MeetGreen to help lower the carbon footprint of both large and small conferences and events across the country.  MeetGreen, a leader in sustainable events, has incorporated the newly launched TerraPass Event Carbon Calculator on its website to further influence footprint reductions in all aspects of its clients’ corporate and personal functio

Multimedia with summary from in Health and Wellness
Mar 26, 2015 4:00 PM ET

Traditional business models in the health care industry continue to be disrupted by the Affordable Care Act. In a potentially major shift in practice, health systems and medical groups are now competing against medical insurers by enrolling employer groups and individual consumers in their health plans, reports Modern Healthcare. A number of major, multi-state health systems, including Ascension Health, the largest U.S. not-for-profit system, have acquired health plans or insurance licenses. So have some regional health systems and even a few medical groups.

Innovative Partnership Will Provide Weekend Meals to 150 Children at Camden, N.J. Elementary School for Three Years

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 26, 2015 2:00 PM ET

CAMDEN, N.J., March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Local Philadelphia area advertisers, including the New Jersey Education Association, Holy Family University, ACME and Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, have partnered with CBS EcoMedia to fund weekend meals for Camden students through Blessings in a Backpack.

To celebrate the partnership, a special school tour and backpack-stuffing event was held today at Henry L. Bonsall Elementary School in Camden, N.J. Financial support through EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program will feed 150 children at Bonsall Elementary School for three years.

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 26, 2015 2:00 PM ET

On November 6, 2014, Ecolab joined an esteemed group of world leaders at The Economist’s 2014 World Water Summit in London. At the event, Christophe Beck, executive vice president and president for international regions at Ecolab, spoke about how to make the business case for water stewardship.

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Mar 26, 2015 12:20 PM ET

A place known for second chances will soon be recognized for early intervention practices, giving children with behavioral and mental health problems the best first chance to a successful life.

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Mar 26, 2015 11:45 AM ET

Today’s guest Blogger is Dr. Lasha Goguadze, Senior Health Officer, Global Tuberculosis Programme, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. He is based in Geneva.

Press Release from in Environment
Mar 26, 2015 11:30 AM ET

WASHINGTON, DC, March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 p.m. local time, individuals, businesses, cities and landmarks around the world will switch off their lights for one hour to focus attention on climate change. Since originating in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour, a global event organized by World Wildlife Fund, has grown into the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment.

By: Jenny Robertson

Blog from in Environment
Mar 26, 2015 11:05 AM ET

We’re in the thick of sustainability reporting season.

For those of you unfamiliar, just picture your actual and/or virtual desktop buried in long drafts, spreadsheets, sticky notes and memos. For my reporting comrades, congratulations on finding your keyboard and a bit of free time.

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Mar 26, 2015 11:00 AM ET

March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Sanofi Season of Solidarity (SSOS) 2014 – Volunteering to Support a Healthier Community – was a tremendous success thanks to the passion and participation of nearly 2,000 Sanofi employees in North America under the guidance of NA Corporate Social Responsibility.

Going Global: A Practitioner’s Guide to Scaling Your Global Footprint

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 26, 2015 10:30 AM ET

WASHINTON, DC, March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Laura Asiala, Vice President of Client Relations and Public Affairs of PYXERA Global, will speak about trends in global pro bono at the annual Points of Light Corporate Service Council Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, alongside SAP and Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Mar 26, 2015 10:15 AM ET

NEW YORK, NY, March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) announced it has been named by Forbes® as one of the top 25 places to work in the magazine's "America's Best Employers 2015" list. The ranking honors employers based on an independent survey asking how likely individuals would be to recommend their employer, and other employers in their industry, to someone else.

JetBlue ranked No. 19 across all categories of more than 500 employers. This marks the debut of Forbes' new evaluation of employers in the U.S.

Press Release from in Education
Mar 26, 2015 10:00 AM ET

Northbrook, Ill., March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/  The Astellas USA Foundation today reaffirmed its commitment to inspiring the next generation of scientists by awarding grants to the Museum of Science and Industry, Science Buddies and the iBIO Institute’s Stellar Girls program. The three contributions total a collective $200,000 and will enable greater access to students across the nation, with a focus on the Chicago area.

Olympia, Wash.-based Alaffia has built a thriving business by relying upon — and empowering — its Togolese workforce.

Article from in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Mar 26, 2015 9:30 AM ET

In the West African nation of Togo, a young girl rides her new bike to school. In Washington state, production facility workers bottle shea butter. In New York City, a U.S. consumer shops for shampoo at Whole Foods.

The common link between these three events? Olympia, Wash.–based Alaffia. Since founding the company in 2003, Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Rose Hyde have perfected a remarkable business model, one that has seen their operation grow exponentially — and also make an impact on the lives of women and children 7,000 miles away.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 26, 2015 9:00 AM ET

By Melanie Janin, Managing Director, Communications, BSR