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Ronald McDonald House Charities, McDonald’s and AT&T Award $68,000 In College Scholarships to Students Across Charlotte

Scholars recognized during banquet at Gastonia Convention Center
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(3BL Media) Charlotte, NC - July 11, 2012 - Thirty-eight Charlotte-area students have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from Ronald McDonald House Charities® of North Carolina (RMHC® of NC) and thirty students have received the $1,000 Ray Kroc Youth Achievement Award Scholarship, funded by local McDonald’s® Owner/Operators. Award recipients were selected based on outstanding academic achievement and community involvement.

Hershey’s CSR Report: A Deep Commitment to Reducing Environmental Impacts

Reporting on Programs and Progress
  • Reduced U.S. manufacturing waste by 23% between 2008 and 2011
  • Lowered waste to landfill or incinerator by 29% on 19% production increase
  • Exceeded Zero-Waste-to-Landfill manufacturing goal – three plants by 2012
  • Reduced GHG emissions by more than 15% since 2008

Shareholder Resolutions Spur U.S. Companies to Act on Sustainability During 2012 Proxy Season

Investor proposals prompt commitments to address supply chain and water-related risks, promote responsible sourcing and improve sustainability reporting
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(3BL Media) Boston – July 10, 2012 – During the 2012 proxy voting season, investors successfully used shareholder resolutions to spur action on corporate sustainability challenges such as climate change, hydraulic fracturing and supply chain and water availability risks. Of the nearly 110 resolutions tracked by Ceres in 2012, 44 proposals resulted in U.S. companies making commitments to tackle environmental and social risks in their operations and supply chains.

New Survey Finds Global Economic Conditions Impact Positive Social Change

Nonprofits and individuals have roles in the future of social change
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MINNEAPOLIS, July 10, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Results from Walden University's 2012 Social Change Impact Report show that two-thirds of adults across the globe (65%, on average) agree that when economic conditions are bad, it is more important to be involved in social change than when economic conditions are good. - CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG) Publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2011

The report describes the company's ongoing efforts to further its corporate responsibility initiatives in the areas of Environmental Stewardship, Ethics & Compliance, Governance, Health & Safety, Communities & Giving, and People & Culture.
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(3BL Media) July 10, 2012 - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2011 revenue), released its fifth Corporate Responsibility report at - Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) Publishes 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

The report provides information on the Company's non-financial performance and its actions to promote sustainable social, environmental and economic benefits
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(3BL Media) July 9, 2012 - Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) has published its “Living Our Values 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report,” which provides information on the Company’s non-financial performance and its actions to promote sustainable social, environmental and economic benefits.

Abbott Honored with Two Awards for Workplace Leadership


Abbott Honored with Two Awards for Workplace Leadership

In recent weeks Abbott was honored as a well-regarded place to work by two leading organizations.

PepsiCo Honored by Forbes and Corporate Responsibility Magazine for CSR Best Practice


PepsiCo earned spots on two respected lists for its strong corporate responsibility practices and reputation.

Corporate Responsibility Magazine named PepsiCo to its 13th annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list of the most transparent, accountable and responsible public companies in the US. PepsiCo ranked 22nd, up from 25th last year, and one of just six food and beverage companies to appear in the top 25.

The rankings are based on publicly-available information and recognized by PR Week as one of America’s top three most-important business rankings. - Alcatel-Lucent Publishes its 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report

In the report, the company showcases progress on its Corporate Responsibility strategy, achievements and targets set related to eco-sustainability, its people and digital inclusion.
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(3BL Media) July 5, 2012 - Alcatel-Lucent meets aggressive 2011 Corporate Responsibility targets and renews commitments to sustainability in 2012 - City Developments Limited (SIN:CO9) publishes Sustainability Report 2012

The report covers the company-wide environmental and social performance for the calendar year 2011
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(3BL Media) July 4, 2012 - City Developments Limited (CDL) has published its 5th edition Sustainability Report 2012 which is available online at


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