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Cisco Recognized for Raising 55 Million Pounds of Food for Local Charity

by Ricardo Benavidez
Blog

Last night I was proud to join other Cisco staff and executives in accepting four “Making Hunger History” awards from the Second Harvest Food Bank near our San Jose headquarters.

Cisco has supported Second Harvest for more than 20 years, and in that time we have raised the equivalent of 55 million pounds of food for the organization!

Total Fatalities in Refuse, Recyclable Material Collectors Up in 2013

National Waste & Recycling Association Expresses Concern
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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) has expressed concern over the latest statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) regarding refuse and recycling material collector fatalities.

Press Release

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) has expressed concern over the latest statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) regarding refuse and recycling material collector fatalities.

Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™ and YouTube Star Tyler Oakley Search for Next Student to Fill Coveted Teen Scholar Role

2015 Teen Ambassador to Receive a $30,000 Scholarship, Walk-on Role in a Taco Bell Television Spot, and Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunities and Connections
Press Release

IRVINE, Calif., Sep 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Let the search begin! Today, Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™ and its partner Get Schooled, together with celebrity ambassador and YouTube Sensation Tyler Oakley, kick off their first-ever “Graduate for Más™” Teen Scholar contest and are looking for one special high school student to fill the coveted position in 2015.

Domtar Joins International Call to “Follow the Frog”

Campaign promoting Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM products runs September 15-21
Press Release

September 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - This week, Domtar will be joining businesses around the globe to participate in the Rainforest Alliance’s fourth annual Follow the Frog Week. Domtar is a commercial partner of the Rainforest Alliance’s Follow the Frog campaign, which encourages consumers to seek products that come from responsibly managed forests that benefit communities, wildlife and the environment.

KFC Bahamas to support Hands for the Hunger through World Hunger Relief Campaign

By Eldira Backford
Article

Nassau, Bahamas – KFC Nassau, along with KFC restaurants across the globe kicked off its annual fight against hunger with the launch of its annual Yum! Brands sponsored World Hunger Relief (WHR) campaign. From now through November 2nd, the campaign will raise awareness, funds and much-needed food resources to help alleviate hunger - a major epidemic plaguing communities worldwide, including the Bahamas.

Are Major Companies Putting Revenue before Human Welfare?

Article

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against major chocolate producers Nestle, ADM, and Cargill, holding them accountable for any production that condones international child slave labor. The Court of Appeals stated that the companies knew they were fueling child labor in the Ivory Coast, but their main goal was “obtaining the cheapest cocoa possible, even if it meant facilitating child slavery.”

Top 7 CSR and Employee Volunteering Trends & Challenges

By Angela Parker
Blog

Corporate volunteering and giving programs promise inspiring global impacts, but the short-term can be wrought with challenges. One of those challenges is simply a sense that you’re out there on your own. The following list is not only intended to assure you that you’re in good company, it’s also meant to serve as an invitation to join a problem-solving session with like-minded companies in your area. Scroll to the end for more information.

Scripps Networks Interactive Salutes Medal of Honor Recipients

Luncheon part of Medal of Honor Convention taking place this week in Knoxville, Tenn.
Blog

Knoxville, Tennessee is host this week to the 2014 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention. As part of the week-long celebration, more than 20 Medal of Honor recipients were recognized Wednesday at a private VIP luncheon hosted by Scripps Networks Interactive.

ConAgra Foods Named To Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index For Fourth Consecutive Year

Company demonstrates progress in Citizenship platform: Good for You, Good for the Community and Good for the Planet
Press Release

OMAHA, Neb., September 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) announced today that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the fourth consecutive year.

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