SDGs

Celebrating the World Environment Day - Tetra Pak Sustainability Reporting Reaches 21-Year Landmark

In support of World Environment Day Tetra Pak shares actions, investments and aspirations of its sustainability journey.
Article

June 5, 2019 - Over the past two decades the company’s approach to sustainability reporting has evolved significantly, from focusing on environmental commitments and actions in the first report in 1999, to evaluating every part of the business and its impact, including societal and supplier governance. Adopting a mix of self-assessment to aligning with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines, as well as supporting the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a process called materiality assessment to ensure the company can make the biggest possible impact.

From the Street to the Street: The Circular Economy in Ghana

Ghana Social Enterprise Transforms Plastic Waste to Paving Blocks
Blog

The ASASE (‘Mother Earth’) Foundation has put the circular economy into practice through its CASH IT! social enterprise, aiming to establish a replicable, sustainable business model, formalizing employment, mobilizing volunteers, and creating a product desperately needed by the community from trash that formerly littered the streets. It’s sustainability in action.

Mental Health: Raising Awareness, Erasing the Stigma, and Helping People Get Support!

Blog

Mental health is essential to your overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. People struggling with mental health may be in your family, live next door, teach your children, work in the next cubicle, sit in the same church pew, or perhaps you yourself are the one struggling with mental health.

Celebrating Our Furry Friends and the Benefits They Contribute to Our Lives

Blog

Whether they are just being cute, goofy, and playful, or are providing assistance to people with disabilities, disorders, or impairments, pets contribute so much love and many benefits to people's lives.

May is National #PetMonth, a time to celebrate our furry friends, and America's Charities is celebrating the following agents of change who we are proud to call our members.

National Military Appreciation Month: Remember. Honor. Support.

Blog

Initiated by the United States Congress in 1999, National Military Appreciation Month is held each May as a time to thank service members and their families for all their hard work and bravery, and honor those who have died in the pursuit of freedom.

This #MilitaryAppreciationMonth, America's Charities is honoring our troops and veterans, and celebrating our nonprofit members who support them with special programs and services made possible by donors like you.

Preventing, Treating, and Surviving Melanoma - the Most Dangerous Type of Skin Cancer

Blog

Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer. In addition to the skin, melanoma may also occur in mucous membranes – thin, moist layers of tissue that cover surfaces such as the lips – or in the eye. It is more likely to invade nearby tissues and spread to other parts of the body than the more common forms of skin cancer. While melanoma represents just 5 percent of the skin cancer cases diagnosed in the United States each year, it results in the highest rate of deaths. 

Corporate Social Investment Leaders Convene to Reflect On New Era of Action and Integrity

CECP presents 2019 Charles H. Moore Award to Shannon Schuyler, PwC; recognized for leadership in corporate social investment
Press Release

NEW YORK, MAY 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) welcomes more than 300 corporate leaders from across the U.S. and around the world to the 2019 CECP Summit: Integrity and Action: Reshaping the Role of Business. The event, held annually in NYC, brings together professionals who drive societal investment strategies at the world’s largest companies.

Celebrating the Diverse and Unique Heritage of Our Country’s Cities and States

Blog

Established by America’s Charities’ member, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in 1973, Preservation Month has become a month long event celebrated in May each year by local preservation groups, State historical societies, and business and civic organizations across the country.

Catalyzing Action on the SDGs Through Collaboration

GlobeScan’s SDG Leadership Series addresses the barriers to SDG action with innovative ideas and inspiring examples of progress
Article

TORONTO, May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Slowly but surely we are seeing pockets of progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Ten years remain until the 2030 deadline and as the urgency ramps up, so does the commitment of many businesses and swathes of civil society around the world.

Pages

Subscribe to SDGs