2018 proved to be an active year in Corporate Social Responsibility with issues related to sustainability, globalization, advocacy on social issues and multiple natural disasters in the forefront. Some of these issues and trends will continue into 2019, but leaders should expect to see the following noteworthy changes:
DETROIT, December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/- General Motors was today named one of America’s Most JUST Companies in 2018, according to Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that ranks the largest publicly-traded corporations in the United States on the issues Americans care about most. GM is ranked 14 on the list, and is the highest-ranked company in its industry.
DETROIT, Mich. & STAMFORD, Conn., November 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Hospitality provider Centerplate has announced an early, multi-year contract extension with Cobo Center in Detroit. Managed and operated by the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA), Cobo Center is one of the largest convention centers in the United States, located on the beautiful Detroit riverfront.
October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.
October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The cruise company AIDA Cruises has once more received the German Fairness Award 2018. In cooperation with the n-tv news station, the German Institute for Service Quality conducted a comprehensive survey among more than 50,000 consumers on the topic of fairness with regard to over 500 companies. AIDA again achieved first place, and is therefore the best-rated company in the cruise sector.
It’s that time of year again to name the world’s best workplaces, and in order to do that, Fortune partner Great Place to Work surveyed employees working for companies around the globe.San Francisco’s Salesforce tops the list once again after leading last year’s list. It is accompanied by Hilton Worldwide, DHL, and more.
Analysis by SIGWATCH names Sodexo as leader in environment issues, human rights and animal rights
GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to quality of life, was named as a top-ten company most praised by NGOs (non-governmental organizations) for its leadership on environment issues, human rights and animal rights in the second quarter of 2018 by global research and strategy consultancy, SIGWATCH. Sodexo was specifically commended for its pledge to source only cage-free eggs by 2025.
WINSTON-SALEM, CAROLINA DEL NORTE, 7 de agosto, 2018 /3BL Media/ – La revista Forbes reconoció a HanesBrands, empresa socialmente responsable líder en el mercado prendas para vestir de uso cotidiano, como una de las compañías más admiradas de Centroamérica y el Caribe. Hanes es la única compañía del rubro textil y de confección que forma parte de este primer ranking realizado en la región.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Forbes magazine has recognized HanesBrands, a socially responsible manufacturer and marketer of leading everyday basic apparel, as one of the most-admired companies in Central America and the Caribbean. Hanes is the only apparel company included in the region’s inaugural ranking.