CSR News

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Aug 4, 2020 1:25 PM ET

Although an estimated 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood at any given time, less than 10 percent do so each year. The American Red Cross, a non-profit organization that provides about 40 percent of the nation’s blood, is committed to increasing the number of people who donate blood by educating Americans on the huge difference one blood donation makes in saving the lives of others.

Donation combats food insecurity in Northern New Jersey as part of Acts of Caring initiative

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Aug 4, 2020 1:00 PM ET

LIVINGSTON, N.J., Aug. 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (CIT) today announced that it has made a donation to provide enough fresh food for 100,000 meals to Table to Table, a community-based food rescue program that redistributes would-be wasted food to those in need.

The quick response to the global pandemic is helping meet the urgent needs of medical personnel around the globe.

Blog from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Aug 4, 2020 12:40 PM ET

By Jennifer Ceaser 

As the COVID-19 virus spread around the globe and severely impacted the global-supply chain of vital medical equipment for healthcare professionals, HP’s 3D manufacturing lab in Barcelona, Spain started getting urgent requests from the medical community. 

Article from in Philanthropy
Aug 4, 2020 12:30 PM ET

NRG is a publicly-held energy company with a purpose to bring the power of energy to people and organizations. The company’s social impact platform, positiveNRG, engages employees, communities, and nonprofit organizations around NRG’s purpose, to drive impact at home and around the world. Purpose 360 welcomed Jennifer Brunelle, Head of Charitable Giving at NRG, to share the company’s purpose journey.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 4, 2020 12:30 PM ET

This was posted on behalf of Walden Kirsch.  Walden is a longtime Portland-area journalist. For the last 20 years, he has covered business and technology worldwide for Intel. 

Contributions to causes supporting racial justice and equity increased by 15x in June on the Benevity platform, boosting total giving by 71 percent

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Aug 4, 2020 12:20 PM ET

CALGARY, Alberta, August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that the company has reached a significant milestone: more than $5 billion in donations — with an average user donation size of $125 — to support more than 251,000 vetted nonprofits worldwide have been processed through its platform.

Projects mark the launch of community-level conversations about energy in our daily lives as part of a broader energy Initiative that aspires to inform a societal shift toward an equitable and renewable energy-based economy

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Aug 4, 2020 11:55 AM ET

BETHESDA, Md. Aug 04, 2020 /3BL Media/ – EarthShare has awarded $150,000 in five grants to organizations that will establish community-level projects in Maryland and Pennsylvania focused on renewable energy choice and equitable energy. The Energy of One, The Power of Many Grant Program is part of a larger programmatic partnership that seeks to foster an innovative approach to the topic of energy by fundamentally changing the public conversation.

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Aug 4, 2020 11:00 AM ET

GlobalMedic, a Canadian disaster relief charity, is distributing 55,000 pounds of aid in support of COVID-19 relief efforts in every province and territory in Canada. FedEx delivered the shipments for GlobalMedic, which included hygiene kits for more than 11,000 individuals, 4,600 liters of hand sanitizer, 22,000 surgical masks plus surgical gowns and gloves for frontline healthcare workers, disinfecting supplies and 20,000 bars of soap for First Nations communities in northern Ontario.

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 4, 2020 10:30 AM ET

The Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada, is helping its employees give back while socially distancing and working remotely. Through virtual volunteer opportunities available on MilliporeSigma’s online SPARK™ portal, employees can dedicate their time, expertise and passion to a community organization.

Multimedia with summary from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Aug 4, 2020 10:00 AM ET

Dan Krantz, Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Keysight Technologies, recently joined CIOs from other tech companies for a NetEvents CIO roundtable to discuss challenges and lessons learned about the impact of the pandemic on their IT organizations.

by Jim Hagedorn, Chairman & CEO, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Aug 4, 2020 9:40 AM ET

Someone once asked what I’m most proud of when it comes to ScottsMiracle-Gro, and it’s not our brands or industry leadership. It’s about being a part of something bigger, being part of an organization that is rooted in family and in purpose.  

How COVID-19 is Hurting Working Women

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 4, 2020 9:00 AM ET

Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Balaji Ganapathy, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Chief Social Responsibility Officer at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), one of the largest technology firms in the world.

SCS Achieves Accreditation for SD VISta Standard

Press Release from in Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 4, 2020 8:30 AM ET

EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce its recent accreditation to verify projects against the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta).

How eBay seller Mike Dixon combined his passion for animal welfare and his dedication toward supporting children with disabilities to create a pet store and community gathering space.

Blog from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Aug 4, 2020 8:00 AM ET

British entrepreneur Mike Dixon was determined to make a meaningful contribution to his community even as he strove to build a thriving business from scratch. Determined to do good while making a living, he created his store in a way that could evolve into a project that would give back and benefit the most vulnerable members of society. What originally started as a side hustle selling puppy crates on eBay would quickly transform into a successful business supporting children with disabilities and older adults.

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 4, 2020 8:00 AM ET

August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Nexas America, LLC, Hampden, MA announces spotcheckhub.com, a new web and mobile platform designed to help restaurants and restaurant patrons alike as dining restrictions are lifted in the post-COVID shutdown era.  Focusing on rebuilding customer confidence, and on American generosity, SpotCheckHub brings together two proven web-based concepts -- community reviews and crowdfunding.