Education CSR News

Hormel Foods Announces Three Employee Engagement Trips to Guatemala

Employees and guests help those in need through the company’s Project SPAMMY® program
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., July 25, 2018, /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the company has coordinated three trips for employees and their guests to travel to Guatemala this year to help those in need through its Project SPAMMY® program.

The company’s Project SPAMMY® program consists of three core elements:

CSD Learns, Wells Fargo Launch Financial Education Series for the Deaf Community

Press Release

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Communication Services for the Deaf (CSD) Learns and Wells Fargo & Company announced the launch of an online financial education series for the deaf community. The first two courses, “Dealing with Debt” and “Getting Started with Investing,” are available free of charge at CSDLearns.com to all deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind individuals in the U.S.

Peñasquito’s Education Strategy Builds Capacity and Competence in Communities

Blog

Goldcorp recognizes that sustainable development goes hand-in-hand with access to education, which is why we place a high priority on supporting education and other social programs in communities near our operations.

The Peñasquito mine, for example, works closely with community leaders, teachers, and partners in 25 Mexican communities to ensure young people have the opportunities and skills they need to pursue fulfilling future careers.

Novartis Renews Drug Donation of Egaten® (Triclabendazole) Until 2022, Reaffirming Its Commitment to the Fight Against Liver Fluke

Summary: 
  • Novartis extends agreement with the WHO for the donation of Egaten® for the treatment of liver fluke, a neglected tropical disease, also known as fascioliasis, that infects more than 2.4 million people globally1
  • Since the start of the donation program in 2005, Novartis has donated approximately 4 million tablets of Egaten, valued at USD 41 million, helping to treat around 2 million fascioliasis patients worldwide

  • Egaten is currently the only treatment for fascioliasis recommended by the WHO and is on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

Novartis extends agreement with the WHO for the donation of Egaten® for the treatment of liver fluke, a neglected tropical disease, also known as fascioliasis, that infects more than 2.4 million people globally
Article
  • Novartis extends agreement with the WHO for the donation of Egaten® for the treatment of liver fluke, a neglected tropical disease, also known as fascioliasis, that infects more than 2.4 million people globally1
  • Since the start of the donation program in 2005, Novartis has donated approximately 4 million tablets of Egaten, valued at USD 41 million, helping to treat around 2 million fascioliasis patients worldwide

  • Egaten is currently the only treatment for fascioliasis recommended by the WHO and is on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

Novartis Announces US Renewables Agreement to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Summary: 
  • Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with renewable energy company, Invenergy, adds 100 megawatts of clean power to the electrical grid.

  • VPPA expected to be online in 2019 and to reduce Novartis greenhouse gas emissions by more than 220,000 metric tons per year, equivalent to removing more than 48,000 passenger vehicles from the road each year

  • Electricity will be generated from Invenergy’s Santa Rita East wind farm near San Angelo, Texas

  • Project in line with Novartis’ sustainability goals to substantially reduce carbon footprint and increase use of renewable energies

Agreement expected to reduce Novartis greenhouse gas emissions by more than 220,000 metric tons per year, equivalent to removing more than 48,000 passenger vehicles from the road each year
Press Release
  • Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with renewable energy company, Invenergy, adds 100 megawatts of clean power to the electrical grid.

  • VPPA expected to be online in 2019 and to reduce Novartis greenhouse gas emissions by more than 220,000 metric tons per year, equivalent to removing more than 48,000 passenger vehicles from the road each year

  • Electricity will be generated from Invenergy’s Santa Rita East wind farm near San Angelo, Texas

  • Project in line with Novartis’ sustainability goals to substantially reduce carbon footprint and increase use of renewable energies

Milliporesigma in Massachusetts

Multimedia with summary

MilliporeSigma CEO Udit Batra talks about the company's footprint here in New England. If they are located in 66 countries around the globe, why is their global headquarters in Massachusetts? Plus, what is a "curiosity cube?"

Watch the video on NECN.com

The JetBlue Foundation and Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) Host Hands-On Aviation Camps in Seven JetBlue Cities

Multimedia with summary

This summer, the JetBlue Foundation has partnered with the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) to host seven Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy summer camps for future aviators. Thanks to a grant from the JetBlue Foundation, OBAP was able to bring the program to additional cities this year. The camps were held in seven different locations – New York, Boston, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Long Beach, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

What Skills Do Young People Need to Succeed?

Summary: 

This post was sponsored by Deloitte as a part of a larger editorial package. It went through our normal editorial review process.

by Jan Lee
Article

This post was sponsored by Deloitte as a part of a larger editorial package. It went through our normal editorial review process.

Carnival Corporation Donates $10,000 to Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation

Summary: 

Company’s chief procurement officer, Julia Brown, presented gift as part of her participation in the Centenary Delegation honoring Nelson Mandela

Donation from world’s largest leisure travel company to benefit Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - South Africa
Press Release

Company’s chief procurement officer, Julia Brown, presented gift as part of her participation in the Centenary Delegation honoring Nelson Mandela

FFA Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders

Blog
When Leslie Turner was growing up on a cattle farm in Kansas, getting up at 5:30 a.m. to do her chores, she turned to one of the largest youth leadership organizations in the world to give her a valuable experience that would help shape her life and career.
 
Turner was a state and national officer for Future Farmers of America (FFA).
 

Pages

Subscribe to Education