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Whirlpool Celebrates 20 Year Collaboration With Habitat for Humanity

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Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford joined our Vice President of Community and Public Affairs Jeff Noel today to celebrate 20 years of collaboration! #csr #collectiveimpact

Sustainability Now Drives More Consumer Purchasing Decisions, According to New Data from 2019 Paper & Packaging Consumer Trends Report

Consumer Emphasis on Sustainability Demonstrates Retailers Need to Step Up to Stay Ahead
Press Release

JAKARTA, November 6, 2019 – The majority of consumers include sustainability among the most important factors when determining their spending habits, according to new data released by Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas from the 2019 Paper & Packaging Consumer Trends Report.

Investing in Career Development Helps Companies Attract, Keep and Promote Top Talent

Words by Tina Casey

In today’s tight labor market, companies cannot afford to ignore untapped reservoirs of smart, motivated potential employees. Yet many have just such a pool of talent right before their eyes. By innovating on outreach, continuing education and career development, some companies are finding new ways to ensure their workforce is the best it can be—and that can mean a more diverse workforce, as well.

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This Unlikely Partnership Drives Positive Change in the Food Sector

Words by Tom Murray

It is imperative that farmers, food companies, policymakers, and environmental advocates collaborate to figure out how to feed a growing global population while minimizing environmental impacts and building a more resilient food system. One company that is stepping up to this challenge is Smithfield Foods.

Gildan and World Vision Strengthen Partnership to Deliver Sustainable Education Intervention Program at 1,200 Schools in Honduras


With a new investment of more than US $170,000 signed earlier this year, Gildan and World Vision Honduras are enhancing their existing partnership and will collaborate to diligently strengthen World Vision’s sustainable education intervention program in 1,200 schools in Honduras.  

Sarasota Man Receives $20,000 Grant for Boys & Girls Clubs

Jim Martin has been a volunteer with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County for more than 15 years.

By Whitney Elfstrom

Jim Martin has dedicated more than 15 years to volunteering for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County.

He has served on committees, helped create videos and was integral to the start of Students Taking Active Roles’ Leadership Training Program in 2016.

As a result, the 36-year-old was recently named one of seven 2019 Maytag Dependable Leaders, and with the award came a $20,000 grant that will go toward the STAR program.

CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge Speaking at Sustainable Brands New Metrics ‘19


CSRHub CEO and Co-founder, Cynthia Figge will be speaking at the Sustainable Brands New Metrics ’19 Conference, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, held November 18-20, 2019.

Cynthia will be joining a keynote plenary panel speaking on Trends and Opportunities in Values-Based Investor Engagement on Wednesday November 20, 2019.

Bridgestone Continues to Positively Impact Nashville Through Its Annual United Way Campaign

Employee, company and vendor donations lead to more than $2 million raised for local United Way
Press Release

NASHVILLE, Tenn., November 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced the results of its annual charitable and volunteer campaign in support of the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. Now in its 27th partnership year, Bridgestone, its employees, and its vendors generated donations of more than $2 million that will be used to make a positive impact on thousands of lives in the Nashville community.

SASE Recognizes Eight Booz Allen Science and Engineering Professionals


Asian Americans represent the second largest group (21%) of scientists and engineers in America, with 1.3 million workers in science and engineering occupations. The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) recently recognized eight of these professionals from Booz Allen for their contributions to the global business world, academia, and local communities.


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