Business & Trade CSR News - FedEx (NYSE:FDX) Publishes FY11 Global Citizenship Report

The report tracks the company's efforts to connect the world in responsible & resourceful ways through the reach of its global networks & the efforts of its 300,000 team members
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(3BL Media) August 20, 2012 - FedEx is pleased to announce their FY11 Global Citizenship Report, now available at The report tracks the company’s efforts to connect the world in responsible and resourceful ways through the reach of its global networks and the efforts of its 300,000 team members. Progress is tracked in four key areas: - State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) Publishes 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report

The report is designed to keep all the stakeholders, as well as the media, up to date on the company's progress in terms of philanthropy, sustainability, volunteerism, diversity and inclusion, and more.
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(3BL Media) August 20, 2012 - To better define State Street’s commitment to CR and reflect the company’s values, the company changed the structure of its reporting. In addition to statements from top State Street executives, including Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph L. Hooley, the report has five main sections:

Accountability and Transparency — State Street is steadfast in conducting itself ethically, honestly and with integrity at all times, as well as ensuring transparency and long-term sustainability through systems, procedures and oversight.

J&J Raises the Bar for Health & Safety


Johnson & Johnson's* products, a company with more than 100 years of consumer product experience, are staples in many homes across the world. So it came as a surprise to many when the company declared it will be reformulating almost its entire product line – not only making company history, but possibly moving the bar forward for responsible companies as well.

Eastman, Ziba Materials Design Challenge Produces Innovative Flask Project

Early Collaboration Bridges Gap Between Designers, Material Supplier
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(3BL Media) Kingsport, TN — August 1, 2012 — It’s not every day that a chemical company and design firm get together and challenge old approaches to develop a unique product. Yet through the Materials Design Challenge, Eastman Chemical Company and Ziba, a design and innovation consultancy, did just that, realizing firsthand that early-stage collaboration and product development also can produce a model for creating, manufacturing and commercializing products.

KEYT Santa Barbara Covers Be Green’s ‘Revolutionary Packaging’


On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012, KEYT news reporter Sarah Bush stopped by Be Green Packaging Headquarters to find out what Santa Barbara’s sustainable packaging pioneers were up to five years after the company’s launch.  Co-founders Ron Blitzer and Robert Richman talk about their reasons for starting the business and some of the company’s impressive recent accomplishments.  Sarah also got a sneak peak of  new packaging the company has been working on as well as their collaborations with some of the worlds largest companies. - Teck (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE:TCK) Publishes 2011 Sustainability Report

The report marks the company's eleventh year of reporting on its sustainability performance.
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(3BL Media) August 16, 2012 - Teck Publishes 2011 Sustainability Report

Teck’s 2011 Sustainability Report, Taking Root, is now available online at

In 2011, Teck launched a sustainability strategy that identified six focus areas which represent the company’s most significant sustainability challenges and opportunities: Community, Water, Ecosystems and Biodiversity, Energy, Materials Stewardship, and Our People.

The General Motors Foundation Awards $75,000 to Local Non-Profits

Grants are part of the General Motors Foundation’s commitment of more than $1 million to organizations in cities where GM has its plants
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(3BL Media) Warren, MI - August 15, 2012 - The General Motors Foundation  will provide $75,000 to support organizations within the Warren community that provide services and benefits for local families.

“The communities that our employees and their families call home are important to the General Motors Foundation,” said Vivian Pickard, President, GM Foundation.  “The grants that we provide benefit education, community centers, cultural organizations and many other important areas of focus that strengthen and improve these communities.”

Paul Rice, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA, Selected as Finalist in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of 2012 Contest

Social Entrepreneur Recognized for his Work to Fight Poverty in Farming Communities
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(3BL Media) Oakland, CA - August 15, 2012 - Paul Rice, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA, has been announced as one of five finalists for the Entrepreneur of 2012 contest presented by The UPS Store®, the most prestigious award bestowed upon entrepreneurs today.  Now through September 17, the business community and consumers can vote for Paul Rice to become the Entrepreneur of 2012 by visiting


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