Philanthropy CSR News

M&S Publishes Its First Update on Plan A 2025 as Part of Its Business Transformation

Article

M&S updates stakeholders on progress against its 100 new Plan A commitments launched last year. This year’s update comes as part of a wider business transformation programme.

Tackling Modern Slavery Through Transparency - New GRI Task Force

Article

Modern Slavery affects an estimated 46 million people around the world and poses a prominent risk for companies. Transparency on human rights in supply chains is becoming increasingly necessary due to rising consumer interest as well as regulatory developments.

Sustainability reporting can help companies comply with legislation, but also to identify and address their impact, and highlight innovative solutions and a path forward.

Watch: Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team Up for Subaru Loves to Care Month

Multimedia with summary

Watch this video to learn more about how Subaru, our retailers, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are working together this June. Through the Subaru Loves to Care initiative, we're spreading hope, love, and warmth to those fighting cancer through small gestures of caring.

Click here to watch the full video.

Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Continue Partnership to Send Hope, Love and Warm Blankets to Cancer Patients

Subaru Names LLS Charity Partner for June, Subaru Loves to Care Month for the Third Consecutive Year
Press Release

Camden, NJ (June 1, 2018) /3BL Media/ – Everyone loves a three-peat, especially when the winning combination helps provide care and support to people fighting cancer. For the third consecutive year, Subaru of America, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will spread love, hope and warmth to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country.

Rebuilding Together Dedicated to Long-term Disaster Support in Louisiana, Texas, California and Florida

Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – At the beginning of the 2018 hurricane season, Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization with a mission of repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives, is continuing its disaster recovery work in four states affected by natural disaster in 2017 and 2016. 

American Express Announces $500,000 Commitment to Strive for College and UStrive Inc.

Company employees to volunteer as mentors to help more students achieve a college education
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - American Express announced today that the company will join forces with Strive for College and UStrive Inc. to increase college access for students across the United States. Strive for College is a national nonprofit that provides students with mentoring through the college admissions and financial aid application process through the UStrive virtual mentoring platform.

NRG Energy’s PositiveNRG Week Delivers People Power to Communities Nationwide

11th Annual Week of Employee Volunteerism Prioritizes Community Resilience
Press Release

PRINCETON, N.J., May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ — For the 11th consecutive year, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees took to the communities where they live and work to volunteer in the name of “positiveNRG week,” the company’s annual week of volunteering. This year’s efforts resulted in nearly 1,000 NRG employees across 16 states volunteering nearly 5,000 hours to 71 charities and nonprofits.

Can Creativity Be Taught?

By Victoria Glazar, Verizon Corporate Social Responsibility
Article

According to the Future of Jobs Report by the World Economic Forum, creativity is one of the top three most important skills for future workers, along with complex problem solving and critical thinking.   The report notes that by 2020 rapid technological change will make more than a third of the skills considered important in today’s workforce obsolete.

Benevity Study Links Employee-Centric Corporate Goodness Programs to Big Gains in Retention

Turnover is reduced by 57 percent for employees actively engaged in company giving and volunteering efforts
Press Release

CALGARY, Canada,  May 31, 2018  /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced the results of the Benevity Engagement Study, an analysis of the link between participation in corporate Goodness programs and employee retention within a large cohort of Fortune 1000 companies.

‘We Will Become A Better, Stronger Wells Fargo’

Summary: 

Editor’s note: In a letter published in the 2017 Wells Fargo Corporate Social Responsibility report, Jon Campbell, head of Corporate Responsibility and Community Relations for Wells Fargo, discusses the company’s refreshed CSR priorities, shares new initiatives, and reviews progress made over the past year.

Jon Campbell, head of Corporate Responsibility for Wells Fargo, shares how the company is enhancing its approach to corporate social responsibility to make a bigger impact.
Blog

Editor’s note: In a letter published in the 2017 Wells Fargo Corporate Social Responsibility report, Jon Campbell, head of Corporate Responsibility and Community Relations for Wells Fargo, discusses the company’s refreshed CSR priorities, shares new initiatives, and reviews progress made over the past year.

Pages

Subscribe to Philanthropy