Social Networks and the Internet, with instant communications and access to a vast amount of information, have empowered people around the world to be aware of the needs of the individual, community and the environment. Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are all about empowering a way of life for people to manage their economic welfare by being environment friendly and attentive to the social needs of individuals in the community.
5th Annual CCSR Conference brings Canada Perspective on Corporate and Community Social Responsibility
The 5th annual Corporate and Community Social Responsibility (CCSR) Conference will be held on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at Algonquin College in Ottawa to celebrate and showcase excellence in CCSR. Participants will engage with experts from around the country and beyond to learn new ways that corporations work with their community and NGOs, and how such relationships improve productivity and enhance the bottom line.
Grant supports GE’s continuing efforts to help underserved patients
(3BL Media) September 28, 2012 - In an effort to increase Americans’ access to quality healthcare, the GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of GE, has awarded $500,000 in grants to two Dallas community health care centers: Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Clinic.
Company Donates $10 Million to Benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® Through Its Charitable Arm -- ANN Cares®
NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, today announces its continued support of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) through its planned giving campaign, new in-store and online promotions, and the support of thirteen BCRF researchers.
Classrooms nationwide eligible to win Cabot Cheese for a healthy holiday party
(3BL Media) October 1, 2012 – GEF and Cabot Creamery Cooperative have teamed up to promote sustainability education and healthy behaviors in elementary and middle schools through their new Holiday Cheese Party Raffle. By completing a lesson on health and sustainability, classrooms from around the nation are eligible to win a nutritious party with $100 from GEF and Cabot’s award winning cheddar cheeses.
Employees look to drive change through awareness and fundraising campaigns all month
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- During the month of October, 34 of Caesars Entertainment Corporation's North America properties will do their part to raise money to fight breast cancer and raise awareness of women's health issues during the company's inaugural Breast Cancer Awareness month initiative.
Novo Nordisk shares its views on the role of business in shaping a new set of global sustainability goals.
(3BL Media) September 25, 2012 - Today, in New York, Novo Nordisk’s Executive Vice President Lise Kingo will kick-start the discussion on the role of business in shaping a new set of global sustainability goals to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
At the event ‘Business, the MDGs and Beyond’ Lise Kingo will stress the need to take a systems perspective to the future sustainability goals and make partnerships the preferred mode of action.
Tailored Interventions to Increase Access Is Key to Reducing Cancer Burden
(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - September 26, 2012 - A new report from American Cancer Society researchers finds that despite declining death rates, cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death among Hispanics in the U.S. In 2009, the most recent year for which actual data are available, 29,935 people of Hispanic origin in the U.S. died of cancer, compared to 29,611 deaths from heart disease. Among non-Hispanic whites and African Americans, heart disease remains the number one cause of death.