CSR News

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 29, 2017 2:40 PM ET

Amgen volunteers from the Bogotá, Colombia office worked with students to build furniture for their classrooms and beautify the park at a rural school in La Calera.


Blog from in Business & Trade
Apr 29, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Next week is National Small Business Week and PayPal is excited to celebrate the millions of inspiring small businesses we work with globally. We’re interviewing small businesses to find out what inspired them to start their business, the challenges they have faced, and the advice they have for other aspiring business owners. We sat down with Mark Samuel, the founder and CEO of Fitmark, a maker of high-quality, functional fitness and meal-prep bags.
 

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Apr 28, 2017 9:05 PM ET

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/- Advance solutions and make a sustainable impact by identifying discreet, solvable problems within the Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals). Laura Asiala, Vice President of Public Affairs at PYXERA Global, will speak at the Global Issues Engagement Council at the United Nations Foundation this Friday, April 28.


Featuring industry thought-leaders and trend makers lead by Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute

Press Release from in Education
Apr 28, 2017 6:05 PM ET

NEWARK, NJ, April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Leaders in the corporate sector have been rapidly adopting strategies, developing comprehensive programs, and engaging with stakeholders in activities that are often titled, "Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)," "Corporate Sustainability," and "Corporate Citizenship."  As a result, there are numerous positions opening up for managers in these areas (both as new hires and through internal promotions). 


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 28, 2017 4:45 PM ET

Jeff Reagan

Scientific Director

San Francisco, California

Why did you apply to volunteer with Khan Academy?

It all started with the Dirac delta function. A while back, I was interested in learning more about it and I found a Khan Academy YouTube video that explained the Dirac delta function very well. This was by far the best and most clear video about it on YouTube. Ever since, I’ve been a big fan of Sal Khan because he has impressive credentials and presents engaging content.


Citi Volunteers have reached more than 100,000 students since 2001

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 28, 2017 4:15 PM ET

NEW YORK, NY, April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/-- For the 17th consecutive year, Citi is providing young students across the country with basic financial education sessions as the bank supports American Bankers Association's (ABA) annual Teach Children to Save campaign.


by Michelle Caffrey

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 28, 2017 3:45 PM ET

Saturday marked the best day of the year for Comcast employees.

At least that’s how Senior Executive Vice President David L. Cohen described Comcast Cares Day, a global event that puts 100,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees, their family, friends and nonprofit organizations to work on 1,000 volunteer projects in the United States and 20 other countries.


G&A's SustainabilityHighlights (28.4.2017)

Newsletter from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Apr 28, 2017 2:00 PM ET

Ah, that morning coffee -- so delicious for many of us.  The products of the "coffee belt," encircling the globe just north and south of the Equator, are made from a valuable commodity -- the coffee bean. Harvesting those is a US$100 billion annual commodity, writer Jodyn Cormier tells us on the Care2 web platform, second only to the value of the oil market.  And yet...she writes that the average coffee farmer gets $1,000 per season for his/her work.


Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognizes Medtronic on 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Apr 28, 2017 2:00 PM ET

Spend a few moments with Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar Ishrak and one thing is clear – Medtronic is driven to make a difference.

“We’re committed to putting the full power of our technologies, resources, and our people to work with new partners, in new ways, to create a new era in healthcare,” says Ishrak.

That impact gained recognition in April after Corporate Responsibility Magazine listed Medtronic on its 18th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2017


By: Steve Dunmore

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Apr 28, 2017 1:15 PM ET

Did you know that what your children eat today can have a lasting impact on their health and well-being for a lifetime? Eating healthy, nutritious food is not only important for a child’s normal growth and development, but can also help them maintain a healthy weight and lead to a better quality of life.


Nonprofits like TreeFolks in Texas have restored habitats, planted trees, and engaged volunteers, thanks to the Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions grant program

Blog from in Environment
Apr 28, 2017 1:00 PM ET

Mike Valescu loves traveling from his home in Austin, Texas, to nearby Bastrop County, where the air is fresh and he is surrounded by beautiful loblolly pine trees.

So after wildfires in September 2011 charred 34,000 acres there — claiming two lives, obliterating 1,700 homes, and destroying a 6,565-acre ecosystem inside Bastrop State Park — Valescu knew he had to help restore the area to its natural beauty.


Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Apr 28, 2017 1:00 PM ET
Next week is National Small Business Week and PayPal is excited to celebrate the millions of inspiring small businesses we work with globally. We’re interviewing small businesses to find out what inspired them to start their business, the challenges they have faced, and the advice they have for other aspiring business owners. We sat down with Brett McCullom and Matt Richardson, the founders of CAUSEBOX - sustainably and ethically made, curated products for women.
 

Blog from in Environment
Apr 28, 2017 12:45 PM ET

The national nonprofit Living Lands & Waters began its MillionTrees Project in 2007 by collecting and planting acorns. The group harvests the growing saplings and partners with communities and companies like General Motors to meet its ambitious goal – growing 1 million trees across the United States. This year, 27 GM facilities in seven states are taking part, providing more than 25,000 oak trees to employees and their families for Earth Day and Arbor Day plantings.


Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 28, 2017 12:00 PM ET

At Whirlpool Corporation, we’re proud of our employees who volunteer their time and talents throughout the world. In 2016, 337,000 employees volunteered* and 300+ non-profit organizations were impacted globally through volunteerism and donations.

In conjunction with National Volunteer Week, we wanted to recognize a few of our employees who volunteer with a cause close to their hearts - FIRST Robotics. We applaud their efforts to inspire others by taking action and creating change.


Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Apr 28, 2017 11:40 AM ET

The food and beverage industry is facing major change and shifting expectations, and brands have to decide whether to adapt, or risk losing out.

This year’s WorldView event in NYC offered attendees a timely, big picture view of macro-trends the food & beverage industry is facing. Our four industry-leading speakers offered up a comprehensive overview of the current landscape, but what do we do with this information, and how do organizations embrace change and innovation rather than being left behind? Let’s break it down.


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