- Contributed US$4.8 billion to host countries through wages, taxes and procurement from 2014-2015
- Achieved one of best safety records in the gold industry
General Motors’ commitment to sustainability is shared by its facilities around the world. To celebrate this collective mission to protect the earth and serve communities, GM rallied employees to take action to support World Environment Day, a global movement organized by the United Nations. Sixty-two GM manufacturing and non-manufacturing facilities organized environmental outreach activities.
KRCS announces partnership
The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has announced a partnership with Novartis to improve access to prevention, treatment, and care of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Kenya. As part of the new partnership with Novartis, KRCS will train health workers, community volunteers and scale up screening at community and facility level for NCDs over the next three years.
Survey of more than 23,000 professionals finds only 29 percent report they are often or always stressed; some Business Chemistry® types report experiencing significantly more stress than others
NEW YORK, August 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Deloitte Greenhouse™ Experience team recently completed a survey asking more than 23,000 professionals about their stress levels at work and found statistically significant variation in how respondents react to workplace stressors. Overall, the majority of respondents reported modest levels of stress.
Winner of Solid Waste Association of North America’s Gold Award
LAS VEGAS, August 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ Republic Services (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has named Republic’s Southern Nevada Recycling Center winner of the Gold Excellence Award in the Recycling Systems category. The award was presented at SWANA’s annual conference, WASTECON®, on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, in Indianapolis, Ind.
By: Beth Shiroishi, Vice President of Global CSR Strategy & Insights, AT&T
It happens at least once a day. I’m sitting at a traffic light, idling for more than a minute, and temptation hits.
One little swipe, just this one time, can’t hurt.
I have a physical compulsion to reach for my phone anytime I have 10 seconds to spare, much less a whole minute at a red light. Sometimes that minute can even feel like a waste of my time.
Why am I idling here when there are emails to answer and social posts to check?
By Nate Springer, Manager, BSR
by Austin Belisle
Now more than ever, cybersecurity is a top-of-mind issue for business, students, and even United States presidential candidates. With billions of bytes of data connecting to the Internet every day, our information needs more protection and security than ever before.
T. Rowe Price has released its 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summary, which updates the results of the firm’s efforts to promote financial education, reduce its environmental footprint, and empower associates to have an impact in their communities. Among the firm's accomplishments last year, T. Rowe Price:
Palm oil has become a high profile material as the ethical and environmental consequences of palm oil production have become clear.
By: Carol Pierson Holding
August 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- How can we use water for sustainable growth?
World Water Week 2016's theme is Water for Sustainable Growth. We all have a stake in a more sustainable future, including the global hotel and tourism industry. In fact, it is these industries that are taking active steps to address water issues that affect the whole planet.
NORTHBROOK, Ill. and ASPEN, Colo., August 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Chris Klug Foundation (CKF) is pleased to announce the winners of the third annual Bounce Back Award, presented by Astellas. The award goes to two transplant recipients who exhibit a great post-transplant quality of life. Winners were chosen by CKF staff and board members from more than 60 incredible nominations from 17 states.
I don’t know who first mentioned the acronym to me, but I thought it was brilliant when I heard it. Way better than YOLO or FOMO. That’s “you only live once” and “fear of missing out” for the readers out there who are wise enough to spend their time on better things than keeping up with the latest hip acronyms.
After achieving 95 percent of its sustainability goals in 2015, Lockheed Martin is now raising the bar with a refreshed Sustainability Management Plan (SMP) to guide progress through 2020.
Lockheed Martin is uniquely positioned to help solve today’s global challenges because we provide innovative solutions to manage energy resources wisely, strengthen global security and stability, and enable satellite-based technology. Our products and programs can influence sustainable development, and social and economic progress worldwide.