Scholars recognized during banquet at Gastonia Convention Center
(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.
Investor proposals prompt commitments to address supply chain and water-related risks, promote responsible sourcing and improve sustainability reporting
(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.
Nonprofits and individuals have roles in the future of social change
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.
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.
(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 www.cbre.com/responsibility.
The report provides information on the Company's non-financial performance and its actions to promote sustainable social, environmental and economic benefits
(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.
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.