CSR News

By: John LaVeck

Blog from in Human Resources
Aug 22, 2017 5:40 PM ET

In large organizations, it can be easy for employees to feel a little lost. Among dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of people, employees can lose a sense of individuality, and that can lead to a feeling of disconnection and a lack of engagement at work.

Newmont Celebrates Diversity through BRG Networking Event

Blog from in Human Resources
Aug 22, 2017 5:10 PM ET

In May, members of Newmont’s Diversitas Business Resource Group (BRG) hosted an engaging networking event to celebrate the United Nations World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

Inclusion is one of our core values, and leveraging the diversity of our talented workforce creates a competitive advantage across our operations.

This five-day certificate program will provide you with the strategic tools and skills to advance your career, connections, and business success

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 22, 2017 4:30 PM ET
Whether you are starting your journey or are an experienced professional, a certificate in corporate citizenship can help you advance your career, connections, and business success.

How the shark skin-inspired Neoterix ST casting and release paper can transform surfaces

Multimedia with summary from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Aug 22, 2017 4:30 PM ET

Through a partnership with Sharklet Technologies Inc. we are taking Ultracast to an entirely new application space—instead of aesthetic textures, the patterns used are functional. While invisible to the human eye, the microscopic Sharklet™ texture imparts the unique ability to inhibit bacterial growth. On traditional antimicrobial surfaces, chemicals are used to kill bacteria.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 22, 2017 3:45 PM ET

Abraham Lincoln famously said: “You can please some of the people some of the time, all of the people some of the time, some of the people all of the time, but you can never please all of the people all of the time.” As many corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals will recognize, this rings true when defining your CSR strategy.

by Juliet Eilperin

Article from in Philanthropy
Aug 22, 2017 1:50 PM ET

NYU School of Law will launch a new center, financed by Bloomberg Philanthropies, aimed at helping state attorneys general fight any federal moves to roll back renewable energy, environmental protections and climate policies.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Aug 22, 2017 12:40 PM ET

The metrics are clear: employee engagement is the key to success in the workplace of the future. And a digital workspace focused on the needs of employees is the platform that will drive that employee engagement.

Prioritizing the Employee Experience
With so much at stake for an organization’s success, and with the data validating the value of improving employee engagement, enterprises are starting to prioritize the needs of their employee experience. Inevitably, that strategy leads to IT.

Organizers improve on past performance to earn gold level certification from the Council for Responsible Sport for Social and Environmental Initiatives

Article from in Environment
Aug 22, 2017 12:25 PM ET

Eugene, OR — The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM), held October 16, 2016 and hosted by Canada Running Series, has achieved Gold Level Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport (Council) by improving performance from its first certification effort (silver) in 2015. Organizers earned credit on 45 of the best practice standards offered in the Council’s certification program for social and environmental responsibility at sporting events, up from 38 achieved in 2015.

Fairfax Assembly & Stamping earns ENERGY STAR® certification for energy efficiency

Press Release from in Energy
Aug 22, 2017 11:25 AM ET

KANSAS CITY, Kan., August 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ — General Motors’ Fairfax Assembly & Stamping plant, home of the Chevrolet Malibu, earned ENERGY STAR®certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, signifying it meets strict energy performance levels.

Article from in Business & Trade
Aug 22, 2017 11:00 AM ET

At two recent events in Mumbai, GRI Regional Hub South Asia gathered some of the biggest Indian companies and conglomerates to promote high-quality reporting in the region, and initiate a discussion on the corporate role in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

$1 million grant funds new programs for students and teachers in 26 schools

Press Release from in Education
Aug 22, 2017 11:00 AM ET

INDIANAPOLIS, August 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national nonprofit organization that provides transformative educational experiences for K-12 students and teachers, announced today that 26 rural Illinois middle and high schools will begin new computer science, engineering and biomedical science-focused programs this school year, thanks to $1 million in multi-year grant funding made possible by Astellas USA Foundation.  

Blog from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Aug 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET

The school year is upon us. While some of us are getting into a new groove and (if we’re still on top of it) packing lunches and planning outfits the night before, the rest of us are still tying up those odds and ends on our back-to-school shopping list.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Aug 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET

Sometimes the adoption process seems like a never-ending journey, but here at the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption we believe it is always worth it.

These siblings joined their forever family shortly after they were born, but were officially adopted just last month! After more than eight and 10 years, respectively, in foster care, Kailyn and Jonathan now officially share their parents' last name! Their smiles say it all.

Article from in Education
Aug 22, 2017 9:50 AM ET

I often envy what the world looks like through the eyes of a child. Even the simplest things can make a child curious. This inquisitive mindset enables them to get lost in exploration without caring about what needs to get done, because the definition of “need” is different for a child.