Human Rights CSR News

ON Semiconductor Donates 10,000 Masks to Help Fight Coronavirus

Written by: Jackie Terry, CSR Program Manager
Blog

Today, we recognize Good Deeds Day (3/29) a day late - a global day that unites people from 108 countries to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet. Since 2007, millions of people from thousands of organizations and businesses join together every year to volunteer and do good. 

Whole Planet Foundation and Our Partners Respond to COVID-19

by Daniel Zoltani, Global Programs Director
Summary: 

Daniel Zoltani has supported the Foundation's mission since 2008, has lived in six countries around the world since then, and is now based in Austin, Texas. He leads Whole Planet Foundation’s team of Regional Directors based in the field around the globe, driving programmatic strategy.

Blog

Daniel Zoltani has supported the Foundation's mission since 2008, has lived in six countries around the world since then, and is now based in Austin, Texas. He leads Whole Planet Foundation’s team of Regional Directors based in the field around the globe, driving programmatic strategy.

Alliant Energy Donates $100,000 to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Funding benefits non-profits and assists community needs
Press Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – March 20, 2020 – /3BL Media/ - Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) is donating $100,000 to the coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts in Iowa and Wisconsin through its foundation. The immediate support will benefit non-profit organizations and directly assist community needs in response to the crisis. These efforts support Alliant Energy’s core value of safety and assures the well-being of customers, employees and communities. 

Together, We Can “Flatten the Curve”

A global movement fueled by collective action
Blog

Benevity Founder and CEO, Bryan de Lottinville:

By now, you’ve probably received at least a hundred emails from the companies you do business with outlining the measures they are taking to maintain business during this time, and the precautions they are implementing to help stem the spread of COVID-19. Open and transparent communication is absolutely essential at a time like this, and we have done the same

And we want to convey a different message as well.

Hydro Gardening Increases Students' Interest in STEM: An Update on Our Pilot Project

By Jenileigh Harris, Program Associate
Article

With a goal of connecting more students across the country to indoor gardening opportunities, The Scotts-Miracle Gro Foundation, Hawthorne Gardening Company and National Farm to School Network have launched a pilot project to integrate hydroponic growing systems into classrooms and science curricula this school year. 

Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Innovative Approaches for the Technology Sector

Blog

By: Dunstan Allison-Hope, Vice President, BSR

This blog is the second in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry. The previous blog described challenges; this blog proposes solutions.

PayPal Funds Research Into Illegal Firearm Distribution

Blog

According to the Gun Violence Archive, a nonpartisan group that attempts to track every incident of gun violence in the country, there were 418 mass shootings in the United States last year. With the U.S. holding the title for more public mass shootings than any other country globally, increasingly, Americans are looking to all stakeholders to solve the gun violence epidemic.

Employee Assistance: Help in All Its Many Forms

From mental health and well-being to financial assistance after natural disasters, Medtronic helps employees, every step of the way.
Article

Medtronic employees drive every aspect of our life-saving work. That’s why we’re committed to supporting them in every aspect of their lives. The Medtronic Employee Assistance Program (MEAP) acts as the foundation of that commitment by providing employees around the world free, confidential support to help with nearly any work-related or personal situation.

Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Applying UNGPs in the Technology Sector

Blog

By: Dunstan Allison-Hope, Managing Director, BSR

This blog is the first in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry. The next blog will consider how to address the challenges raised here.

Responsible Business Alliance Expands Presence in Europe

New Office and Director in Brussels Support Increasing Corporate Responsibility Efforts in EU
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it has expanded its presence in Europe by opening an office in Brussels, Belgium and hiring a European Director to represent the RBA and its membership. The new office will support the RBA’s longstanding efforts in Europe related to responsible business conduct, responsible minerals sourcing, public procurement, environmental and other issues.

Pages

Subscribe to Human Rights