LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Green Key Global, the largest international certification body evaluating sustainable hotel operations, has awarded the prestigious “5 Green Keys" rating to four MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) properties for its Green Key Meetings Program, including Bellagio Resort & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino, Mandalay Bay Resort and MGM Grand Las Vegas. The four MGM resorts are the first in the United States to receive "5 Green Keys" for meetings, and among an elite group of only six total in North America.
Sodexo hires 542 veterans in one year thanks to focused recruiting efforts through sodexohiresheroes.com and strategic partnerships
GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo has been named one of the nation's top 100 Military Friendly Employers for its enterprise-wide focus on hiring, supporting and retaining military veterans and reservists, according to GI Jobs, the premier publication for post-military employment. The GI Jobs list recognizes the best corporate recruitment and retention programs aimed at veterans. This is the fifth consecutive year that Sodexo has been included on the list, which is compiled from a review of about 5,000 eligible companies.
KINGSPORT, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced that the company ranked fourth out of 34 U.S. companies in the materials sector in Newsweek’s 2012 Green Rankings. Eastman had an overall rank of 204 out of the 500 largest publicly traded U.S. companies, an improvement of 152 places from its 2011 ranking.
This summer, we conducted an in-depth review of employee volunteer programs by analyzing the corporate social responsibility (CSR) reports of more than 40 large domestic and internationally recognized businesses.
Our research had us thinking through the techniques used to effectively communicate the impacts of corporate volunteer initiatives, and which of these help produce clear, eye-catching reports. We unearthed a few examples of companies doing this well, and offer the following tips to organizations looking to highlight volunteerism in their next CSR reports:
Ranking at 122 up from 157 and third most highly rated U.S. Hotel & Restaurant Company
LAS VEGAS, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ - For the third consecutive year, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has been listed among Newsweek Magazine’s 500 most environmentally responsible companies in the United States—moving up 35 places to 122—and also as the highest ranking company in the casino resort industry.
The company also ranked as the third most highly rated U.S. Hotel & Restaurant Companies.
NEW YORK, October 22, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, today announced that it has taken the top spot on The Wall Street Journal’s prestigious ranking of the Top 10 Green Companies. This is the third time Recyclebank has appeared on the list and the second time topping it.
“Planet Brands” is a new piece of thought leadership developed by Futerra Sustainability Communications, on the brands that have the potential to drive global, sustainable behavior change.
Behavior change is a hot topic and drawing on a decade of research David Willans, Director of Futerra+, will share his expertise on how brands can positively influence consumer behavior to encourage more sustainable lifestyles in an upcoming VolunteerMatch Best Practice Network (BPN) webinar.
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranked Subaru number one in the Transportation and Automotive category on its 2012 “Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces” list
Subaru has been recognized every year since the Foundation’s launched its annual list in 2007
(3BL Media) Cherry Hill, NJ – October 1, 2012 -- Subaru of America, Inc., was recognized by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption as the most adoption-friendly company in the transportation and automotive industry. Subaru has been ranked number one in this category for six consecutive years.
In its recent annual Corporate Giving Survey, The Chronicle of Philanthropy included Abbott as one of the Top 10 most generous companies in the U.S. Ranked 7th out of 166 of the largest U.S. companies, Abbott and the company's foundation, the Abbott Fund, were recognized for giving more than $730 million in grants and product donations in 2011. This represents a nearly 17 percent increase compared to 2010 giving.