Business & Trade CSR News

Common Impact Connections Newsletter: Capacity Commons Edition

In this issue: The launch of Capacity Commons, social impact projects at work, new Board members and more!
Newsletter
Skills-based volunteerism has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years, but pro bono support can be harder to come by in certain regions of the U.S. Even where it is easily accessible, social impact organizations sometimes need help in creating and managing successful skilled volunteer projects. 

World Environment Center Elects New Board Officers

New WEC board appointments continue accelerating global sustainability solutions
Multimedia with summary

The World Environment Center’s (WEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Exequiel Rolón and Lars Murawski to its board of directors.

Smithfield Foods Now Accepting 2020 Charitable Grant Applications

Company will contribute up to $1.5 million to support hunger relief, education, and veterans
Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce that applications for the company’s charitable grant program are now available. First launched in December 2018, Smithfield’s annual charitable grant program supports projects with key non-profit partners that align with the company’s three charitable giving focus areas: hunger relief, education, and veterans.

Alliance Data’s Commitment to Fair and Responsible Banking

Multimedia with summary

We work with top companies and some of the best-known retailers to extend their brands with their customers through innovative private label, co-brand and commercial credit card programs. Behind the scenes of these programs, we are committed to building trust and providing outstanding service to our clients and our cardholders. As a leading provider of branded credit programs, fair and responsible lending is core to our cardmembers’ journey with us. Our credit programs create a win-win for consumers and our clients.

Beyond Reporting: Focus on Waste

Listen now to the latest GRI podcast
Article

GRI has launched a new podcast series – with the first episode looking at waste now available.

Our world cannot continue using resources at the same pace that we have until now. Businesses can help address the issue, and become more efficient in the process, by effectively reporting on their waste management.

Utilities Industry Benchmark Infographic

Multimedia with summary

Understanding how peer Utility companies are performing or managing their CSR programs can be useful to ensure you are on the right path for success. This infographic dives into the Utility industry to share common elements of CSR programs, trends in the sector, and key facts that are interesting and insightful. 

Evolving Your Preferred NPO Strategy for More Employee Choice

Register for our webinar with Lori Gibson from BNY Mellon and Nita Kirby from CyberGrants on August 6th at 1pm Eastern
Blog

By Pete Karns, VP Operations

Over $5 Billion is raised through workplace giving annually. But today’s workforce has evolved to expect more options and transparency from your corporate giving programs. When charitable choice is given, employee participation increases. But how do you align your preferred causes with current NPO partners such as the United Way, with expanded choices employees are looking for? How can you offer the greatest choice, maximize matching opportunities, and still align preferred causes?

Carnival Corporation Releases Annual Sustainability Report for 2018

Company reports on key sustainability initiatives, including launching world's first cruise vessel powered in port and at sea by liquefied natural gas, world's cleanest burning fossil fuel
Press Release
MIAMIJuly 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently released its ninth annual sustainability report, detailing the key initiativ

Fair Trade USA Certifies Multi-Species Fishery in Mozambique

Sales of Certified Seafood to Support Fishing Communities Struggling to Rebuild after Cyclone Idai
Press Release

BIER Further Evolves Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Sector Guidance

Version 4.1 of the Beverage Industry Greenhouse Gas Emissions Sector Guidance
Press Release
August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has made further enhancements and additions to the Beverage Industry Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Sector Guidance (4.0) published in December 2018. This enhanced document represents version 4.1 of the Guidance and continues BIER’s ambition of providing supplementary guidance specific to beverage companies for greater consistency, accuracy, and leadership with GHG accounting and management. 
 

Pages

Subscribe to Business & Trade