CSR News

Promoting education and developing STEM skills among youth is a key focus for SAP workers!

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 27, 2015 3:15 PM ET


More than 8,000 votes decided how funds from SAP would go to local non-profits.

Money Matters 2.0 Launched at Boston Children’s Museum Money Matters Family Festival

Press Release from in Education
Jan 27, 2015 2:50 PM ET

January 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to strengthen communities, Citizens Bank furthered its support of Boston Children’s Museum by sponsoring the Money Matters Family Festival, which promotes financial literacy and encourages intergenerational conversations about earning, spending, saving and sharing money.

New service enables multinationals to assess supply chain risks related to trade secret theft, piracy, counterfeiting and other IP infringement

Press Release from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jan 27, 2015 2:00 PM ET

BOXBOROUGH, MA and WASHINGTON, D.C., January 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, announces a partnership with the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (CREATe.org) to offer a CREATe IP protection solution as part of its Global Supplier Management (GSM) risk services. 

by Archana Sahay

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 27, 2015 1:30 PM ET

At Cisco India, we focus on addressing social issues where we believe we can have significant and lasting impact by applying our unique expertise to those issues.

For example, after floods devastated rural communities in Northern Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in October 2009, Cisco committed US$10 million in cash, services, solutions and equipment to support rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in the Raichur district of Karnataka.

Annual Super Bowl-sanctioned event Jan. 29-30 to bring together more than 100 volunteers to revitalize local neighborhood

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 27, 2015 1:00 PM ET

PHOENIX, Ariz., January 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit that helps improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners, will team up with Lowe’s to provide critical home repairs and help revitalize Phoenix’s Fillmore neighborhood for the 20th annual Kickoff to Rebuild, a Super Bowl XLIX-sanctioned event.

The rebuild event Jan. 29-30 will be held in collaboration with Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun and Carter’s Kids Foundation.

Multimedia with summary from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 27, 2015 1:00 PM ET

If walls could talk at the BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery at Laverstoke Mill, they'd tell you that they once served the British Empire, that years of disuse did not diminish their architectural beauty, and that they now house one of the most forward-thinking, sustainable gin brands in the world, within.

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jan 27, 2015 12:15 PM ET

Bianca Consunji writes for Mashable about the unintended consequences of Dodd-Frank Section 1502, or what some miners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo call “Obama’s Law”.  Bianca concludes the Conflict Minerals rule has in fact reduced the black market of Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum and Gold, “3Ts and gold” for warlords, which has prolonged “decades of terror within the country”; yet, the reduction of mineral sourcing from the Democratic Republic of the Congo has also reduced the market price of minerals not related to warlords.

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jan 27, 2015 11:55 AM ET

Increased focus on FCPA violations has heightened the awareness of company business practices, especially those that conduct business globally. Companies, that are seeing an increase in revenue and company growth, tend to see the production increase in business relations amongst their suppliers and 3rd party business partners. Of course, the liability that is to be had when dealing on behalf of local agents sparks a multitude of possible ways your organization is indirectly contributing to corruption and/or bribery acts.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jan 27, 2015 11:50 AM ET

For teenagers who are trying to overcome serious problems, having some new clothes can go a long way toward helping them move forward. That’s what makes the partnership between Boys Town and The Buckle so special.

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by Alexis Raymond

Blog from in Education
Jan 27, 2015 11:10 AM ET

On January 26, 2015, Cisco held its second-annual Academy Day at the Cisco Live! conference in Milan, Italy. The event is sponsored by the Cisco Networking Academy program, which trains 1 million people worldwide each year in computer networking technology.

The purpose of clinical research is to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of new medicine and the potential benefits that improve treatment. Novo Nordisk's new Blueprint for Change report shows that there is much more added value.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jan 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET

January 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Clinical trials are a crucial part of the development process for human medicines. Without clinical trials pharmaceutical companies would be unable to document the efficacy, safety and optimal use of new medicines, limiting access to improved treatments.

How free trade can bring prosperity to people across the world

Article from in Business & Trade
Jan 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET

David Abney | UPS 

The playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote that poverty is “the greatest of evils and the worst of crimes.” While Shaw penned those poignant words more than a century ago, the reality is that too many people still lead lives filled with hunger and hardship.

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET

This post was written by guest blogger Emma Reid, marketing manager for Cisco’s Social Innovation Group, Asia-Pacific region 

Countries across the Asia Pacific region are facing a broad range of social challenges. Unemployment, widening gaps between rich and poor, urbanisation, insufficient access to quality healthcare and education, to name a few.

Article from in Environment
Jan 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET

As part of corporate sustainability efforts, Norfolk Southern looks for opportunities to improve business operations that make good economic sense and benefit the environment. A stormwater reclamation and coal fines removal system installed at our coal terminal in Norfolk, Va., is a model of this “win-win” approach.

Stormwater Recycling Project Serves as a Model for Sustainability Efforts

Multimedia with summary from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jan 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET

In April 2014, PepsiCo and the PepsiCo Foundation were proud to join Walmart and the Walmart Foundation, along with 15 other leading companies, in announcing plans to launch a recycling initiative called the Closed Loop Fund, which is intended to increase the availability of recycling throughout the U.S. The Fund plans to invest $100 million in recycling infrastructure projects and increase private and public funding to transform the U.S. recycling system.