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  • National Rebuilding Month: Volunteers April 22, 2017
    SOURCE: Rebuilding Together DESCRIPTION:Thanks to nearly 43,000 volunteers, Rebuilding Together completed over 1,900 home and community projects during National Rebuilding Month in 2016. Be a part of the impact this year! Find out more: http://bit.ly/1Yb8mBa Tweet me: Last year w/ 43k volunteers, @RebldgTogthr completed 1.9k projects during #RebuildingMonth. Take part this year! http://bit.ly/2ouKCNi KEYWORDS: Social Impact & Volunteering, […]
  • New Business Roundtable Report Highlights MGM Resorts' Sustainability Achievements April 22, 2017
    SOURCE: MGM Resorts International DESCRIPTION:At MGM Resorts, we’re leading the way on sustainability by finding innovative ways to create shared success for our employees, our company and the communities where we live and work. Learn about how we and more than 150 other companies are contributing to today’s sustainability successes in Business Roundtable’s new report, […]
  • Pentair Releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report April 21, 2017
    SOURCE: Pentair DESCRIPTION:LONDON, April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world, announces the release of its 2016 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report. “Pentair is a company built on a strong foundation of Win Right values, which grounds our role as a responsible corporate citizen,” said Randall J. […]
  • Engaging Employers: Three Lessons from Impact Hiring April 21, 2017
    SOURCE: FSG DESCRIPTION:A couple of weeks ago, influential employers—including T-Mobile, Gap Inc., and McDonalds*—came to New Orleans for an unprecedented gathering on jobs in the United States. Each had expressed enthusiasm for impact hiring—an approach that creates business value through hiring and investing in individuals who face barriers to economic opportunity. Through a cohort-based program designed […]
  • Walmart Highlights Progress in Creating Shared Value in Tenth Annual Global Responsibility Report April 21, 2017
    2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:Walmart today released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. The report also looks ahead at the […]
  • Walmart Highlights Progress in Creating Shared Value in Tenth Annual Global Responsibility Report April 20, 2017
    2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society SOURCE: Walmart DESCRIPTION:BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Walmart today released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. […]
    Garnette Sherry
  • Aetna Releases 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report April 20, 2017
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:Aetna, one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, today released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility report. This year’s report provides an in-depth look into Aetna’s commitment to building a healthier world, community by community. Aetna’s efforts to strengthen communities go beyond its breadth of work and are ingrained in the […]
    Megan Amrich
  • Transformative Technology: Understanding Sustainability Impacts and Opportunities April 20, 2017
    SOURCE: Qualcomm DESCRIPTION:For more than 30 years, we’ve been at the forefront of mobile technology – and we’re just getting started. Stemming from our industry expertise and long-time commitment to research and development, we are uniquely positioned to empower designers and developers to create new possibilities for our rapidly evolving world. We are at the […]
    Kate Finegan
  • Nordic Stock Exchanges recommend GRI Standards April 20, 2017
    SOURCE: GRI DESCRIPTION:In March 2017, Nasdaq’s Nordic and Baltic Exchanges issued a framework to support their listed companies to meet ESG disclosure requirements. The guidance has a strong reference to GRI’s sustainability reporting framework, and it reflects the recommendations of the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE), in which GRI is also an active contributor. […]
  • U.S. Chamber Foundation and IBM Issue New Report on Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Public Sentiment, Brand Reputation April 20, 2017
    Social media analytics reveal positive impact of CSR communications SOURCE: USCCF Corporate Citizenship Center DESCRIPTION:WASHINGTON, D.C., April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center and IBM today issued a new report that explores how efforts by businesses to be a positive force in communities – commonly referred to as corporate social responsibility (CSR) […]
  • FedEx Releases 2017 Global Citizenship Report April 20, 2017
    New Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Goal Set SOURCE: FedEx Corporation DESCRIPTION:MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today the online release of its 2017 Global Citizenship Report (GCR), which details how the company connects the world responsibly and resourcefully.  The annual report includes updates on the company’s strategies, goals, programs and progress in […]
  • L’Oréal Redoubles the Efforts to Achieve Its Sustainability Targets April 20, 2017
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:While the consequences of climate change become more and more real, affecting also the cosmetic sector, the L’Oréal Group reports on its targets to significantly reduce its environmental footprint and reaffirms its commitment to fight climate change.  “Climate change is a reality and it impacts the most vulnerable within our value chain, for […]
  • How Purina Made Fetch Happen [Again] April 19, 2017
    Purina Pro Plan BRIGHT MIND Adult 7+ helps older dogs like me feel young again SOURCE: Nestlé in the U.S. DESCRIPTION:As an older dog, life can sometimes be a little ruff. Around age 7 I felt myself slowing down — it took me a little longer to find the stick, or to realize there was a squirrel […]
  • Pfizer’s Progress on 2020 Waste Reduction Goals April 19, 2017
    SOURCE: Pfizer DESCRIPTION:In alignment with the global sustainable development goals, Pfizer has committed to reduce its total hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal by 15 percent by 2020.  Learn more about Pfizer’s progress in waste reduction: www.pfizer.com/annual Tweet me: Read #PfizerAnnualReview to learn how @Pfizer is working for a #sustainable future and reducing waste by 2020: www.pfizer.com/annual […]
    Kate Finegan
  • Qualcomm Sustainability Report: Limitless Opportunities to Create the Future April 19, 2017
    By Molly Gavin, Vice President, Government Affairs and Sustainability SOURCE: Qualcomm DESCRIPTION:I am thrilled to announce the launch of the 2016 Qualcomm Sustainability Report, which details key accomplishments from the past year of our sustainability journey. In particular, I am excited about our new 2020 sustainability goals – a set of milestones to keep Qualcomm on […]
    Kate Finegan
  • Shire Facilities Divert 66% of Total Waste to Landfill April 18, 2017
    SOURCE: Shire Pharmaceuticals DESCRIPTION:Our focus on how we use resources improves efficiency, creates less waste, and reduces risks and impacts on the environment and our local communities. Water is particularly important, given its essential role in manufacturing and link to energy use. Throughout 2016, we continued to explore and implement water conservation projects, Company-wide. Southern […]
    Kate Finegan
  • HanesBrands Releases 2016 Environmental Performance Data April 17, 2017
    Hanes continues making progress toward 2020 goals for energy use, carbon dioxide emissions, water use, renewable energy and landfill diversion SOURCE: HanesBrands Inc. DESCRIPTION:WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/– HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel under world-class brands in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, today released the company’s […]
  • General Mills' 2017 Global Responsibility Highlights April 17, 2017
    SOURCE: General Mills DESCRIPTION:General Mills’ 2017 Global Responsibility Report highlights much of our important work and progress over the last year across four key focus areas: our food, our planet, our workplace and our community. Learn more on our blog: http://blog.generalmills.com/2017/04/ and on our website at http://www.generalmills.com/responsibility. About General MillsGeneral Mills is a leading global food company that […]
  • Shifting to a Digital Grid Forces System-Wide Grid Modernization April 14, 2017
    SOURCE: Black & Veatch DESCRIPTION:We are at the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, defined by its velocity and volume, scope and scale, and systems impact. The foundation of this new era is squarely built upon the success of the "digital grid." The first three revolutions—defined by the introduction of steam and mechanization, electricity and […]
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Releases 2016 Sustainability Report April 14, 2017
    SOURCE: FCA US LLC DESCRIPTION:LONDON, April 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - FCA today announced the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. The FCA 2016 Sustainability Report communicates to stakeholders the most relevant social, economic and environmental topics addressed by the Group, and progress toward achieving long-term targets. FCA’s […]