Companies now better equipped to report on both harm prevention and health promotion
AMSTERDAM, October, 4 2018 /3BL Media/ - Healthy and safe working conditions are recognized as a human right – yet it is estimated that close to 2.8 million people die from work-related injuries and illnesses every year, according to the International Labour Organization. A lack of robust occupational health and safety (OH&S) management can put the lives of workers and their families at risk and can limit countries’ potential for sustainable development.
At Caterpillar, we know what it means to be bold. It’s appropriate, then, that in 2017, for the first time, Caterpillar served as an International Women’s Day partner; and the 2017 theme was #BeBoldForChange.
As corporate philanthropy and CSR initiatives experiment with new and more strategic ways to maximize impact on the issues they care about, organizations are increasingly making internal changes.
Earlier this year, FSG published Being the Change – a report on how foundations are changing internally to create greater impact externally. The report featured stories shared by 114 leaders and staff from over 50 organizations that are taking on different approaches to creating social change.
Despite rising gas prices, millions of Americans will be packing up the family SUV and taking to the highways on weekend excursions and extended vacations alike. And given the cost of care and boarding, a large percentage of them will be taking their road trips with one or more pets coming along for the ride.
Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.
LONDON, September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Pentair (NYSE: PNR) announced the release of its 2017 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, highlighting corporate and community citizenship efforts including its continued commitment to sustainable products and solutions, operational excellence, employee engagement, community involvement and philanthropic giving, and governance.
Hanes continues to help the arts flourish through annual employee campaign
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., September 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands and its employees raised more than $345,000 in its annual headquarters campaign to support the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.
HanesBrands and its headquarters employees, the largest corporate giver to the Arts Council, have donated more than $6 million to the organization to support the arts since initiating their support nearly 20 years ago.
The Arts Council uses the donations to fund more than 30 organizations that create more than 800,000 arts experiences in Forsyth County.
Eastman’s MathElites and ScienceElites programs provide insightful and inspirational training to math and science teachers. Empowering teachers to apply fresh and creative teaching strategies and practical applications strengthens existing curriculum and is having an exponential impact in the classroom.
In partnership with East Tennessee State University Center of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education, the programs have benefitted more than 40,000 students.
By Sneha Rao, Chris Mills, Imani David and Nicholas Machinski. This case was written under the supervision of Andrew Hoffman, Erb Faculty Member.
Erica Ocampo, sustainability and advocacy manager at The Dow Chemical Company, is getting ready to present her report on the pilot Energy Bag program to her boss. The waste-to-energy program has been met with success in converting plastics to energy, but Ocampo is wondering how she can take the project a step further and truly make Dow a participant and leader in the circular economy. Students are asked to identify with Ocampo and develop a plan of action for the company.