Positive Change CSR News

MakeImpactNYC Event Brings Together all of NYC for Good

Press Release

New York, December 4, 2013 /3BL Media / -  Announcing MakeImpactNYC 2014: Do Good in Your ‘Hood  the first-of-its kind “Five boroughs, one city, endless impact” event bringing together entrepreneurs and innovators from every part of New York City who are building a new social impact economy: New Yorkers who are improving the lives of their neighbors and communities through entrepreneurial solutions

Bryant-Area Boy Wins America's Vote for “Maytag® Dependable Leader” Award

Award recognizes Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who exemplify leadership and dependability with $20,000 grant for their Club
Press Release

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Dec. 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced today that Ethan Harris, Club Member of the Boys & Girls Club of Bryant, Ark., has been named winner of the 2013 Maytag Dependable Leader Awards – America’s Vote competition in acknowledgement for his demonstrated commitment to helping his Club keep youth on the path to achieving great futures.

Sustainability Through Partnerships: A Guide for Executives

Press Release

LONDON, ON, December 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In January­­, leading Canadian businesses came to a pivotal point: the harvest of low-hanging fruits from sustainability initiatives was over. Partnerships would be increasingly critical to innovation, growth and sustainability. Despite the prominence of partnerships, the specifics on what drives an effective partnership are blurry.

Could I? Should I? Overcoming Ambivalence in Career Choices

Scenario workshops help women in science set career goals and confront gender bias
Article

In a recent study, researchers at Yale University demonstrated that both male and female faculty staff valued men more than women. When asked to judge applicants for a job as lab manager, female and male professors rated male applicants more highly than identically qualified females, and offered the men a significantly higher salary plus additional mentoring support.

Eastman Chemical Company Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2013

Press Release

Kingsport, Tenn., November 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has been named a gold winner in the “Most Socially / Environmentally Responsible Company of the Year” category in the third annual Best in Biz Awards, the only business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

What We’re Reading This Week: Kids Respecting Copyrights, Do Not Track Kids is Back, and One Good Thing

Blog

Week of November 19, 2013

To help you keep up with what’s going on with kids, families, schools, and technology, we’ve compiled a list of stories, tips, and insights, we’ve found most useful over the past week.  What have you been reading? Tell us below or Tweet @TrendISKF.

Bringing the Energy to India

Blog

AECOM's Connected Cities blog charts the journey of three young AECOM engineers participating in Pollinate Energy's Young Professionals Program in Bangalore, India. 

“Stepping out of the airport, the humidity hits. We’re here!” begins Rosanna Sanderson, an environmental engineer based in AECOM's Brisbane, Australia, office, as she discusses the group's first day on site.

How Hollywood Could Save the Planet

Article

Last week, I came across an interview Woody Allen gave to Esquire magazine for a series entitled “What I’ve Learned.” In it, he talked about his mother’s worldview and the fact that according to her, the world is a horrible, horrible place. That everybody and everything on the planet is going to die, our friends are going to disappear and the earth is going to be consumed by the sun. Her response to this reality was to keep herself incredibly busy. Growing up with this parental role model, Mr.

AECOM Co-Hosts Ethisphere Institute’s Second Annual Best Practices in Ethics Communications Workshop

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AECOM recently collaborated with the Ethisphere Institute to produce the second annual “Best Practices in Ethics Communications Workshop” at the iconic New York Stock Exchange.  This year’s workshop, which was coordinated by the Ethisphere Institute’s Communications Advisory Board, was themed, “Working across the C-suite.”

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