Additional company donation supports STEM education in Brazil
RACINE, WI, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Building on the company’s longstanding commitment to education and continuing its more than 80-year legacy in Brazil, SC Johnson today proudly joined the State of Ceará and the Federation of Industry of Ceará (FIEC) to celebrate the construction of the new Escola Johnson in Fortaleza, Brazil. Through an SC Johnson commitment of $250,000, Escola Johnson will install solar panels that cover 100% of the electrical design of the facility – making it a first-of-its kind sustainable school in the area.
Murals across the country to spotlight an issue too often hidden in plain sight
NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, together with program ambassador and tennis champion Serena Williams, today announced a national street art campaign to educate the public about domestic violence and make the invisible weapon of financial abuse visible to all.
What is meant by “enlightened self-interest,” and how does it inform consumer decisions? Shel Horowitz, a profitability and marketing consultant for green and sustainable businesses, thinks that moving forward, more and more of us will be doing our own legwork when it comes to making well-informed purchasing decisions. Furthermore, he thinks that more socially-responsible consumer choices have a hidden bonus: more profit.
Awards presented at the 2018 Service Unites conference honor and recognize individuals and companies for outstanding volunteer work
ATLANTA , June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Service Unites 2018, powered by Points of Light, convened nearly 2,000 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders from 38 countries to gain and share the knowledge, resources and connections needed to galvanize the power of people to create change globally. During the three-day Atlanta event, Points of Light recognized four inspiring changemakers by presenting them with Daily Point of Light Awards, a prestigious honor started by President George H.W. Bush during his presidency.
By Jim Starr, President and CEO, America's Charities
In my 25+ year career, I’ve had the opportunity to help individuals and organizations connected to the causes they care about. As President and CEO of America’s Charities, I also have the vantage point of seeing how employee giving and volunteering has rapidly transformed over the past few years. America’s Charities is a nonprofit that provides employers nationwide with employee giving technology and services to support employee engagement and workplace fundraising efforts.
THE BIG STORY
Climate Change Tops the Issues Agenda Across S&P 500
Of the several big issues that have attracted the attention of brands taking stands recently, climate change looks to be topping the agendas of the world’s largest companies.
In the first of a series of interviews with the sponsors of the Sustainability Awards 2018, Georg Müller-Hof, VP marketing, introduces Avery Dennison’s sustainability vision to Packaging Europe.
By Tim Sykes
What do you consider the key sustainability challenges for packaging and packaged goods?
At Edison International, we are leading the transformation of the electric power industry toward a clean energy future by focusing on opportunities in clean energy, efficient electrification, the grid of the future, and customer choice. As we pursue this vision, sustainability remains at the core of who we are and what we do.
New Orleans was selected as the host city for World Environment Day. Community leaders and businesses, including Republic Services, came together for an educational summit followed by a traditional New Orleans Second Line Parade where groups then picked up recycling and garbage from the neighborhoods. Many members of Republic’s New Orleans team joined in the efforts!
This month, nearly 400 talented university students from across the country join Booz Allen Hamilton as Summer Games interns. Over the next 10 weeks, they’ll compete to solve 85 tough challenges. Their ultimate goal? To change the world.
The Booz Allen Summer Games are here.
Annual event celebrates women in film, television, music, sports and fashion
The sold-out fifth annual Women in Entertainment Luncheon (Film, TV, Music, Sports, and Fashion), presented by City National Bank, Coca Cola, Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Lakers, brought together top female executives and celebrity talent in the entertainment industry for empowering afternoon last week at AEG’s StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Designation recognizes products that bring improvements to the health care industry
GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced its Compliance Document Exchange (CDX) program has received a 2017 Innovative Technology designation from Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven healthcare performance improvement company in the country.
‘Our promised digital utopia has minefields’ – Sen. John Neely Kennedy at the Facebook Senate hearing.
June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ethical Corporation is taking an ambitious role this November 13-14 in San Diego in leading the movement to solve how companies can drive at what it means to be ethical in today’s digital world – at the Responsible Business Summit West
Ethics and responsibility in digital business impacts everything from ensuring the proper use of data and being a privacy conscious company to social inclusion, freedom of speech and climate leadership.
by Erin Connor, Critical Human Needs Portfolio Manager
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, Cisco and the Cisco Foundation support nonprofit organizations that serve people who are displaced by humanitarian crises and natural disasters.
Today, World Refugee Day, is an opportunity for us to recognize organizations that are doing this important work right now around the world.
- A recognition of Schneider Electric’s long-term commitment to sustainability
- Through its Schneider Sustainability Impact, the Group contributes actively to UN Sustainable Development Goals