CSR News

The Paper Trail® recognized by RISI as an innovative tool for supply chain transparency in the pulp and paper industry

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 2, 2015 6:45 PM ET

MONTREALOct. 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has been awarded the Pulp and Paper International (PPI) 2015 Environmental Strategy of the Year Award for The Paper Trail®, its newly revitalized digital transparency tool.

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Oct 2, 2015 6:00 PM ET

By Fred Maahs, Senior Director of National Partnerships, Comcast Corporation

Over the years, technology has made all of our jobs easier, but for those of us in the disability community, technology has made many of our jobs possible.

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and as I think about the collective progress we’ve made, it strikes me that much of that progress can be credited to advances in technology.

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 2, 2015 5:00 PM ET

In a single afternoon, UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare and Optum executives fanned out across the Twin Cities on Oct 1 for a day of service benefiting 40 Minneapolis-based nonprofit organizations.

Inspires educators to build excitement for students through real-world connections

Press Release from in Education
Oct 2, 2015 4:15 PM ET

KINGSPORT, Tenn., October 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, nearly 700 local educators gathered at Eastman’s Toy F. Reid Employee Center for a half-day of learning, inspiration and fun. Focused on education, innovation and connecting students to real-world experience, the event served as a Teacher In-Service Day for Kingsport City Schools with a number of teachers from surrounding counties joining the unique training event.

Blog from in Education
Oct 2, 2015 4:15 PM ET

Recycle-Bowl is Keep America Beautiful’s fun and friendly national recycling competition, focusing on promoting recycling in K-12 schools.   Registration for this year’s Recycle-Bowl competition closes on Oct. 13. The competition takes place from Oct. 19 to Nov. 15. Last year, around 1,500 schools participated, engaging over 800,000 students, teachers and administrators in recycling.  

Why participate?

Article from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 2, 2015 3:55 PM ET

The 2015 Cone Communications Millennial CSR Study gives an inside look into the unique attitudes, perceptions and behaviors of different Millennial segments when it comes to engaging with companies around social and environmental issues. The major takeaway is clear: although Millennials are far and away CSR’s most ardent supporters, gender, life-stage and income level play a major role in how Millennials want to be engaged in CSR efforts.

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Oct 2, 2015 2:30 PM ET

Two of the most looming threats to modern health that people are becoming all too familiar with are diabetes and obesity. They have quickly raised concerns of health experts and the general populace alike and now there is a less pronounced culprit that scientists are taking notice of.

Collaboration Without Boarders

Article from in Energy
Oct 2, 2015 2:30 PM ET

The Interstate Reliability Project will meet the demand for electricity and support the reliable delivery of electricity to customers under many different conditions.

The Interstate Reliability Project, designed to improve reliability of our transmission network, is a New England East-West Solution (NEEWS) 345-kV transmission project. The project is in an existing transmission right-of-way and covers territory in three states, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Oct 2, 2015 2:15 PM ET

With more companies increasing the amount of business being conducted over seas and the expansion of their supply chains, more focus is being brought to their attention in regard to slavery and forced labor. October 1st has past and now new provisions will take effect from the Modern Day Slavery Act.  This is an effort to increase enforcement and visibility in these supply chains to ensure this type of business practice is not used.

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Oct 2, 2015 2:00 PM ET

United Health Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation will provide $150,000 in the first round of grants to support innovative projects nationwide that will improve children’s health and nutrition. This first round of grants is partly funded by United Health Foundation’s $500,000 contribution to the Whole Kids Foundation.

“United Health Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation are supporting the efforts of nonprofits and schools in bringing new, innovative solutions to serving and educating children on the importance of good health and nutrition”

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

CONSTANCE BEACH, La., Oct. 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Rita’s landfall on September 24, 2005, CITGO Petroleum Corporation  joined with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to lead volunteers in restoring the dunes of Southwest Louisiana’s Cameron Parish Shoreline.

La encuesta de Mary Kay 'La verdad acerca del abuso' destaca la necesidad de una mayor educación sobre las relaciones saludables

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Oct 2, 2015 1:35 PM ET

DALLAS, 2 de octubre de 2015 /3BL Media/  La concientización no es suficiente para detener el abuso. Hoy Mary Kay publicó los resultados de su sexta encuesta anual Truth About Abuse (La verdad acerca del abuso), la cual revela que la concientización sobre la violencia doméstica entre los estadounidenses está aumentando.

Harry Pastuszek of PYXERA Global Presents on Post-Harvest Loss at International Conference

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 2, 2015 1:15 PM ET

ROME, October 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In the effort to advance the fight against post-harvest loss the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention will convene in Rome, Italy October 4-7. Harry Pastuszek, Vice President of Enterprise and Community Development for PYXERA Global, will present on the Global Initiatives for Reducing Post-harvest Losses panel.

By Ron Cotterman, Vice President, Sustainability for Sealed Air

Blog from in Environment
Oct 2, 2015 1:10 PM ET

This week we published our latest sustainability report and launched our new and ambitious 2020 Sustainability Goals.  I am also pleased to announce that Sealed Air also signed the Renewable Energy Buyer’s Principles, a joint initiative of the World Wildlife Fund and the World Resources Institute.  Two of our 2020 Sustainability Goals are to reduce the environmental footprint of our operations and to drive actions which benefit society by conserving resources.  Availability of cost-competitive renewable energy helps us to meet these goals.