Philanthropy CSR News

Grants Available to Improve Healthy Food Transportation and Access in 22 States

CSX and The Conservation Fund support producers and distributors of local, fresh foods in underserved communities
Press Release

ARLINGTON, Va., July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/  – Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food, presented in partnership by CSX and The Conservation Fund. 

Novartis Foundation Confirms New Members of its Board of Trustees, Including New Chairman Dr. Joerg Reinhardt

Summary: 
  • Dr. Joerg Reinhardt, Chairman of the Novartis Board of Directors, will serve as Chairman of the Foundation Board of trustees
     
  • New trustees also include Professor Peter Piot of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Dr. Rebecca Weintraub of Harvard Medical School, and Mr. Rainer Boehm from Novartis Pharmaceuticals
     
  • The Novartis Foundation and its partners are pioneering innovative healthcare models to have a transformational impact on the health of the poorest populations
Press Release
  • Dr. Joerg Reinhardt, Chairman of the Novartis Board of Directors, will serve as Chairman of the Foundation Board of trustees
     
  • New trustees also include Professor Peter Piot of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Dr. Rebecca Weintraub of Harvard Medical School, and Mr. Rainer Boehm from Novartis Pharmaceuticals
     
  • The Novartis Foundation and its partners are pioneering innovative healthcare models to have a transformational impact on the health of the poorest populations

3 Important Steps Philanthropies Are Taking to Curb Climate Change

Article

Originally posted on The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

By Antha Williams

With Congress at a stalemate and national politics growing increasingly polarized, the role of philanthropy in combating climate change is more critical than ever.

Boeing's Humanitarian Delivery Flight Program Soars

Article

In 2014, Boeing helped fulfill ten Humanitarian Delivery Flights – including the first ever out of Boeing South Carolina. The flights have helped transform lives with precious cargo that has ranged from artificial limbs sent to Bangladesh, to toys that have been distributed to orphans in Iraq.

Visit Boeing.com to see a video about Ethiopian Airlines’ 23rd Humanitarian Delivery Flight with Boeing.

New Study Says CSR Programs Increase Revenue up to 20%

Verizon and Campbell Soup
Article

Well-designed corporate social responsibility programs increase revenue by as much as 20 percent, command price premiums up to 20 percent and increase customer commitment by as much as 60 percent, according to a study commissioned by Verizon and 

An Important Investment in Our Children and Our Community

Multimedia with summary

At an uplifting ceremony attended by more than one hundred students of all ages, Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner announced an exciting investment in the future of our children here in Washington state.

New Report on Business Role in Achieving Food Security

Food insecurity affects more than 800 million people worldwide. Our newest publication showcases how businesses are working to lead society towards a food secure future.
Multimedia with summary

Producing twice as much food for 9 billion people by 2050, while combating hunger and poverty and optimizing available land and finite resources, is one of the greatest and most urgent challenges we face. 

At the U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, we showcase how companies are on the forefront of tackling the food security crisis that stimulates economic growth, creates jobs, drives business performance and competitiveness, and enables thriving healthy ecosystems we depend on. 

ACCP: The Conference 2016 Announced

This is the flagship event for corporate responsibility executives to share ideas, insights and inspirations.
Press Release

ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2015 /3BL Media/  ­– ACCP announced that ACCP: The Conference 2016 will convene corporate responsibility executives in San Diego on March 20 – 23, 2016. This annual meeting will bring corporate responsibility executives together for what is referred to as the premier conference in the U.S. for professionals in corporate citizenship, corporate social responsibility, community relations, and volunteerism.

KFC REACH Educational Grants Create Lasting Impact for Team Members

Blog

The Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation‘s REACH Educational Grant Program continues to make a lasting impact for hundreds of KFC® Team Members each year. Click here to learn more about the 2015 class of grant recipients, as well as profiles of just a few of this year’s winners.

Testimonials from 2015 Winners:

Marquelius Greene: “KFC is a great establishment that genuinely cares for their employees and customers.”

Cisco Volunteers Build New Home for Texas Disaster Victims

by Beth Kolman
Blog

Employees from Cisco’s Richardson, Texas campus were pleased to attend a dedication on July 21 for the new owners of the Habitat for Humanity house that Cisco funded in West, Texas.

You may remember back in April 2013, a fertilizer plant exploded in West, killing 15 people and injuring more than 300. A nursing home, apartment complex, schools, and private homes were destroyed.

Pages

Subscribe to Philanthropy