Philanthropy CSR News

Monsanto Named One of CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2014

Monsanto Ranked No. 38 on Annual List of U.S. Companies
Press Release

ST. LOUIS, April 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CR Magazine named Monsanto Company to its “100 Best Corporate Citizens” for 2014. This is the fifth time Monsanto has been included on the magazine’s ranking of corporate responsibility performance of major U.S. companies.

Planting the Seeds of Sustainable Recovery

By Julia Chicoskie, FedEx Social Responsibility
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If there could be a best supporting actor award in the story of my life, trees would have snagged a few of those awards.

Clara's Big Ride Unites Youth for a National Conversation on Mental Health

Bell, Cisco and Northwestel collaborate to bring Clara's message to students across Canada
Press Release

IQALUIT, NU, April 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On her first stop in Canada's territories for Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk, Clara Hughes will host a national youth conversation on mental health with a special live broadcast from Iqaluit's Inuksuk High School to thousands of students across Canada.

Domtar Sponsors World Book Night U.S.

Campaign to Encourage Reading Donates 500,000 Books Nationwide
Press Release

Montreal, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the second year in a row, Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) sponsored World Book Night U.S. , an ambitious campaign to encourage reading. World Book Night U.S. distributed 500,000 free books at more than 6,000 locations nation-wide on April 23 – Shakespeare’s birthday.

FedEx and the Arbor Day Foundation Announce Disaster Recovery Program

Community Tree Recovery Program Roots Sustainable Recovery and Community Healing in Urban Reforestation
Press Release

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. and the Arbor Day Foundation announced today the launch of the Community Tree Recovery program, which will connect disaster-stricken communities with the resources needed for sustainable recovery and community healing.

PAPCO Inc. and CITGO Petroleum Partner to Battle Muscular Dystrophy in Virginia

Local CITGO Marketer Helps 14th Annual MDA Jersey Auction Surpass Fundraising Goal
Press Release

Norfolk, Va., April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Local CITGO Marketer PAPCO, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum Corporation raised nearly $70,000 during the 14th Annual Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Jersey Auction. Following a Norfolk Admirals’ hockey game at Scope Arena on March 22, PAPCO, CITGO and the Admirals American Hockey League Team auctioned off players’ jerseys to benefit the MDA’s advocacy, awareness and research programs in Central and Southeastern Virginia.

National Coca-Cola Bin Grant Program Awards Recycling Bins to 51 Communities and 43 Colleges

Keep America Beautiful Helps Increase Recycling Bin Convenience Nationwide
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Colleges, K-12 schools, nonprofits and local governments will  now be better able to advance their recycling efforts thanks to a significant grant made possible by The Coca-Cola Foundation. The winning communities, schools, universities and organizations will receive nearly 4,500 recycling bins. Over 65 percent of the bins are designed specifically for permanent, ongoing use in heavily-trafficked public spaces and events, with the remaining 35 percent to be used by students in collegiate residence halls.

America’s Charities ‘Snapshot 2014: A Rising Tide of Expectations’ Explores How Future Engagements Could Be Maximized

New Report Cites Alignments, Challenges for Charities and Corporations in Workplace Giving Partnerships
Press Release

WASHNGTON, D.C., April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Charities face a rising tide of expectations from corporate and employee donors, while at the same time maintaining these corporate partnerships is a challenge. Also the digital era and democratization of information is driving the demand for more accountability, transparency and engagement that is proving difficult for some charities to respond to.

Act Local

Successful companies use every tool in their arsenals to accomplish their goals and build their brands
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Think Global, Act Local has been applied to everything from food to the environment to education.  It’s moved from a bumper sticker slogan to a recognized concept that informs the way many organizations operate, particularly when it comes to social responsibility.  Look no further than the daily missives from Triple Pundit or Sustainable Brands to see how CSR-focused corporate missions and strategies are driving the conversation.

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