Business & Trade CSR News

Quantifying and Evidencing Impact – Kering, HSBC, World Benchmarking Alliance and More

Press Release

August 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - There’s increasing pressure on companies to provide verifiable evidence of positive impact and, where possible, quantifiable success. Companies are tasked with identifying meaningful data points, educating the business on the need to demonstrate trusted impact metrics and benchmark social and environmental impacts against peers.

At the recent Responsible Business Summit Europe, Ethical Corporation hosted two in-depth sessions that looked to provide actionable ideas covering these topics:

Alaska Homeownership to Get $3.3 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT program to offer homebuyer education plus $10,000 down payment assistance grants for Alaska homebuyers; $12,500 grants for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
Press Release

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member NeighborWorks Alaska HomeOwnership Center today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will launch for Alaska with a $3.3 million philanthropic commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership.

Scotiabank Looks to Employee Data to Tackle Gender Diversity

by Armina Ligaya and Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press
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When Scotiabank was looking to find new ways to close the gender gap, it turned to what it had been deploying in nearly every other facet of its business: technology.

It analyzed a myriad of data sets for its Canadian employees, including internal social media interactions and past performance data, to come up with variables that correlated with success, said Permpreet Sidhu, the bank’s vice-president of performance and inclusion.

International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) 2019

Blog

Created to recognize all the hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability related limitations, International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) is a time devoted to:

ON Semiconductor’s Top Notch Reclamation Center

by Lana Hall
Blog

In 2018, approximately 1,150,000 metric tons of scrap materials and 822 kilograms of precious metals from ON Semiconductor’s global manufacturing facilities were processed, sorted and sold for re-use. The reclamation of these materials recouped more than $29 million USD.  

Whirlpool Corporation Named a Leading Company on 2019 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Company is one of 15 organizations recognized for diversity efforts.
Blog

Whirlpool Corporation is recognized among the top companies engaging in effective practices of diversity and inclusion on the 2019 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index. The annual index is intended to help identify gaps in representation within the workplace and creates a road map to drive internal change. Whirlpool Corporation is one of 15 organizations named as a Leading Inclusion Index Company out of 148 participating organizations.

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It's All About the Community

10th Annual KitchenAid Day of Caring – Leadership Changes, but the Message Stays the Same
Blog

On June 19th, KitchenAid celebrated its tenth year of hosting a volunteer project called the “Day of Caring.” Almost 200 employee volunteers in Southwest Michigan and more than 300 employees globally, participated this year.

The very first Day of Caring was the brainchild of former KitchenAid General Manager, Dave Elliott and Senior Administrative Assistant, Chris Ringer.

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CNH Industrial India Commits to Improving Water Conservation in Communities Near Its Greater Noida Plant

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The Company’s latest CSR project is driven by the belief that the conservation of water is of growing importance. It has adopted four lakes, which it will develop and tend to near its New Holland Agriculture plant in Greater Noida, 30 kilometers south-east of the country’s capital.

Article

The Company’s latest CSR project is driven by the belief that the conservation of water is of growing importance. It has adopted four lakes, which it will develop and tend to near its New Holland Agriculture plant in Greater Noida, 30 kilometers south-east of the country’s capital.

When Summer Camps Help Change Lives for the Better

Blog

Vacations are important. They give us a chance to discover something new, spend time with those we hold dear and recharge our batteries. But what about if all of that could be accomplished while doing something for the greater good.

Transforming Vacant Land Into a Community Garden

Blog

In fall 2018, Crayola Canada entered a land use agreement with the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes to turn the unused land into a project that benefits the community.

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