The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center released “Achieving a Circular Economy: How the Private Sector is Reimagining the Future of Business” comprised of best practices from the business community and thought leaders, featuring an article from Jamie Bohan with Republic Services.
Eric Hespenheide, Chair of the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) on the future of sustainability reporting, GRI standard-setting and the need for a common language for sustainability.
November 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ - November 12 is National Philanthropy Day, and we’re proud to celebrate by recognizing a successful season of community giving in our homeport and headquarter city of Seattle. While the company’s giving goes beyond Seattle, during the Alaska season many of our efforts are concentrated in this area through sponsorships, board representation and employee volunteerism.
By Austin Belisle
Earlier this year, Cisco senior system engineer Josh Kittle attended Cisco Live in San Diego and had his first encounter with the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team – a group of students who are given the chance to gain real-world experience setting up massive networks at high-profile events like Cisco Live and the NBA All-Star Game.
The Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) recently released its paper, Banking on 2°: The Hidden Risks of Climate Change for Canadian Banks, recognizing TD for its climate leadership. The paper notes that TD is the only Canadian bank to disclose its internal price on carbon, as well as provide monetary incentives to its corporate executive team for meeting targets related to energy and carbon reduction.
By Paul Bakus, President of Nestlé Corporate Affairs
It continues to amaze me there are still politicians, pundits, and business leaders who deny the urgency of climate change and its projected impact on our planet. Not only is this argument no longer credible, we’re quickly running out of time to act.
At the BSR Conference 2015, we sat down with plenary speakers and sustainability thought leaders to discuss resilience in their organizations and what defines resilient leadership.
Employees of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) donated more than 154,000 pounds of food to Three Square Food Bank in the continuous effort by MGM employees to extend the staff of life to food insecure residents this holiday season.
Adam Ottavino and Steven Souza, Jr. made appearances this month at birthday parties that Volunteers of America and the Players Trust hold for disadvantaged kids living in VOA facilities for low-income, transitional and homeless people.
This was the first year that the Players Trust has funded VOA’s Brightening Birthdays program, which provide children, regardless of socioeconomic background and living situation, an opportunity to celebrate their birthdays like other kids.
Highlights from Domtar's Sustainability Report
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp.
Originally posted on GlobalNCAP.org.
A new report commissioned by Global NCAP has revealed that 34,000 Brazilian lives could be saved and 350,000 serious injuries prevented by 2030, if UN vehicle safety regulations were adopted and car manufacturers sought to achieve higher ratings in the Latin NCAP crash test programme.
Kelly Henning, Director of Public Health Programs, Bloomberg Philanthropy said,
Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility strategy prioritizes the issues that are most important to our business and to our stakeholders, identified through a formal CSR materiality assessment. We use the Cisco CSR Report to communicate our approach, objectives, progress, and challenges around five high-level priorities. First, we’ll focus on Supply Chain:
Each year, GSK gives IMPACT Awards to nonprofits who address pressing community health needs in innovative ways and achieve sustainable outcomes. Philadelphia City Rowing is one of the 10 nonprofits to receive a GSK IMPACT award this year for building a healthier Philadelphia. Winners like Philadelphia City Rowing help kids lead healthy, active lives.
By Jackie Elwell
Arrow Value Recovery’s new E-waste infographic covers the causes behind the electronic waste challenge, how widespread e-waste is becoming, how consumers can affect a change, and how organizations can extend the useful life of electronic devices.
E-waste makes the headlines daily, with tales of hazardous materials improperly tossed out, piled up, or left in huge waste dumps that contaminate our environment. In 2014 alone, over 83 billion pounds of e-waste were generated worldwide, and experts expect that number to grow 4-5% per year.