BALTIMORE, August 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has released its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Update, which is available at troweprice.com/CSRreport. The firm publishes a full CSR Report bi-annually, and the 2017 Update offers new data to complement and update information previously reported in the 2016 – 2017 CSR Report.
“It takes an entire community to help a veteran heal.”
Those words drive the mission of the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET), an organization that provides housing and comprehensive services to homeless veterans and to help them rejoin their communities. While the center is located in Baltimore, veterans come from all over the country to find shelter there — and a path to success in their civilian lives.
From their time in the Galang Refugee Camp in Indonesia, siblings John and Roy Doan shared everything. Once in the United States, Roy took care of his younger brother. He taught John how to ride a bike and drive a car. John looked up to Roy.
In their early 30s their roles reversed. Roy was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and dementia. Roy now lives in a supportive group home and has a limited ability to work.
We were honored to receive the 2017 Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Freedom Award. Nominations of employers can be made only by Guard and Reserve employees or a family member acting on their behalf. In 2017, Comcast NBCUniversal received more than 30 individual nominations.
Our military ties go back to our roots. World War II and U.S. Navy veteran Ralph J. Roberts founded Comcast, and since then, we’ve become a leader among veteran and military community employers. But a lot has changed for veterans over the years — and we’re dedicated to addressing these new challenges head-on.
Sappi utilizes numerous systems and other tools for providing information on our sustainability performance. In addition to our annual sustainability report, we utilize globally recognized third-party platforms to provide additional transparency to various stakeholders. Many of these disclosures are coordinated at the Sappi Group level, including the performance of all of Sappi’s operations in Europe, South Africa and North America. Global reporting includes:
In China, it’s common for families to be separated for months at a time. Many parents work in factories in large cities while their children stay in villages with relatives to go to school. The Chinese social system connects access to schools and healthcare to the migrant worker’s home province, so most factory workers cannot bring their children with them when they move to cities to work.
“In fact, many workers may only be able to go back to see their families once or twice a year,” explained Steven Campbell, responsible sourcing manager, Asia-Pacific.
UPS, the global multinational package delivery company, has been producing a sustainability report since 2003, and was the first in their industry to issue a report with environmental, social and governance (ESG) information. For the company, sustainability reporting is a means to create more positive impacts in the industry, for its stakeholders and on the world.