CSR News

Blog from in Human Resources
Jan 18, 2019 7:05 PM ET

In 2017, 21st Century Fox partnered with the U.S Department of State to launch #HiddenNoMore, an all-female STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) leadership development program inspired by the Fox 2000 film Hidden Figures. The initiative marked the first time in history that a Hollywood movie led to the creation of a publicly-funded educational exchange program.

Five global brands sign agreements for a joint 42.5 megawatt renewable energy deal, creating a new blueprint for renewable energy aggregation

Press Release from in Energy
Jan 18, 2019 2:45 PM ET

NEW YORK, January 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bloomberg, Cox Enterprises, Gap Inc.(NYSE: GPS), Salesforce (NASDAQ: CRM), and Workday (NASDAQ: WDAY), with guidance from LevelTen Energy and its renewable energy procurement platform, closed 42.5 megawatts of a 100 megawatt North Carolina solar pro

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jan 18, 2019 1:50 PM ET

PURCHASE, N.Y., January 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- PepsiCo, one of the world's leading food and beverage companies, and The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN), a nonprofit organization that develops and supports food banks in more than 30 countries, delivered more than 85 million servings of fresh food to communities in need in 2018 as part of their partnership to strengthen food banks around the world.

By Isabell Kaminski, Freelance Journalist - GreenBiz

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jan 18, 2019 1:00 PM ET

As the world's largest food ingredient supplier and vitamin producer, Netherlands-based DSM has a clear interest in global nutrition. The company long has had an outward-looking approach to the subject, having signed a partnership with the United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) back in 2007 and setting up its own Nutrition Improvement Program.

Since then, its efforts to fight hunger and malnutrition have continued, with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) proving a particularly good motivator and rallying point for its post-2015 programs.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 18, 2019 12:15 PM ET
  • For second year in row, Schneider Electric recognized in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index
  • Schneider Electric is one of four companies to receive the 2019 Catalyst Award

Interview with Sahba Sobhani, UNDP by Carolina Zishiri and Patrick Scheffer

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jan 18, 2019 12:10 PM ET

Sahba Sobhani is a Global Programme Advisor-Private Sector in the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS), UN Development Programme (UNDP). He provides programme support and policy advice on private sector development issues and technical oversight for UNDP’s multi-stakeholder initiatives including the Business Call to Action Initiative, the Connecting Business Initiative and the G20 Global Platform on Inclusive Business. Previously, he managed two key UNDP private sector initiatives. He is a graduate of Yale University and the Fletcher School of Diplomacy (USA).

Lin-Manuel Miranda Brings Hamilton to Puerto Rico to support local arts

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 18, 2019 11:30 AM ET

NEW YORK, January 18, 2019 /3BL Media/

Press Release from in Education
Jan 18, 2019 11:05 AM ET

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced a $50,000 scholarship program for students pursuing a STEM path, in partnership with the Surface Navy Association (SNA).

The scholarship will be $10,000 a year for the next five years. Four students across the nation will receive a $2,500 award each year for financial aid. Recipients of the 2019 scholarship will be announced in the spring.

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Jan 18, 2019 10:20 AM ET

NEW YORK, January 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action, announced the founding members of the Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI), convening six influential financial sector leaders to help facilitate the private financing objectives included in the landmark Paris Agreement. Mary Schapiro, Special Advisor to the Founder and Chairman and Vice Chair for Public Policy at Bloomberg LP, will act as Vice Chair of the CFLI.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 18, 2019 10:05 AM ET

Costa Mesa, Calif., January 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – MOMS Orange County presents its Champion for Babies & Families award to Epsilon, a global leader in creating connections between people and brands, and an Alliance Data company.

Article from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 18, 2019 9:15 AM ET

As the field of sustainability reporting continues to evolve and grow, GRI’s membership program evolves with it. In 2019, we are building on years of success for GRI’s global network with the establishment of the new GRI Community. This platform will bring together businesses, organizations and sustainability leaders that are committed to transparency.

Addressing energy and environmental challenges through commercializing flare gas for productive use

Blog from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jan 18, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Associated gas (AG) is produced from the reservoir during oil production. In this post, Tetra Tech’s John Sachs, director of project finance, and Artur Davtyan, manager of project finance, discuss how AG could be used to fuel power plants, used as bottled gas, serve as a feedstock, exported as liquid natural gas (LNG), or put to other productive use, with contributions by John Beardsworth and William Newton of Hunton Andrews Kurth, LLP. All opinions expressed in this post are the authors’ own.

Blog from in Environment
Jan 17, 2019 4:00 PM ET

There’s been a lot of interest in my recent article, “The Unholy Marriage Between Crony Capitalism and Sustainability”. On LinkedIn there were 8000+ views and on the TSSS website there were another 1000. It was interesting to see how people responded. Usually in 1 of 2 ways.

Multimedia with summary from in Energy
Jan 17, 2019 4:00 PM ET

The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.