Global e-scrap dumping—it’s a serious environmental and public health issue. To help address this critical concern, Cisco hosts Recycle IT Day every year, and has done so since 2002. Around the world, Cisco locations act as collection points for employees to drop off e-scrap like end-of-life electronics from their home or work to be recycled by Cisco, free of charge.
HOUSTON, April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Fifteen hundred Shred Day Houston guests donated 4,881 pounds of food and $18,656 in monetary donations, including a $7,500 contribution from Comerica Bank, to the Houston Food Bank, which helped provide an event record 60,036 meals for those in need.
Comerica’s partner Iron Mountain shredded 97,543 pounds of sensitive documents – all paper is recycled and turned into pulp after being securely destroyed.
The FTI Consulting business advisory firm surveyed a set of 130 global institutional investors to gauge the depth and breadth of U.S. assets invested using ESG principles. This group of investors, contacted from May through July 2018, responded that their Assets Under Management totaling US$8.4 trillion was believed to have benefitted by the contribution of extra [corporate] value to a company with a high ESG rating.
The Responsible Business Summit, hosted by London-based Ethical Corporation, is among the most well attended events by leaders from all sectors, providing a space for strategic discussions on business’ role in addressing our most important systemic challenges. In March, RBS New York convened 400 CEOs, along with mayors, investors, and nonprofit leaders to share insights and map out strategies for a sustainable future—one that the private sector will play a major part in shaping.
Corporations are evolving their general philanthropy approaches towards supporting causes more tightly aligned with other company initiatives. This reflects a desire to be strategically consistent, purpose driven, and to concentrate giving that produces the most impact. We see this first-hand with our progressive CyberGrants clients. But don’t just take our word for it. There are several industry studies that validate this trend.
Today’s leading corporate volunteer programs have one thing in common—they’re flexible and inclusive. Why? The benefits go deeper than you might think. When people can volunteer in a way that resonates with (and works for!) them, they’re more likely to participate. And that first interaction opens the opportunity to engage them in doing good year-round.
The EMPOWER Series, a free financial education and self-development coaching and counseling program, in partnership with Comerica Bank and the Houston Area Urban League, is expanding to the Greater Houston area beginning Saturday, April 13. The seminars will be held on the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Houston Area Urban League – Palm Center location.