Jaipur Rugs Foundation Implements RPL, giving nearly 5,000 Indian weavers a brighter future
There are millions of skilled artisans in India, most of whom live in rural areas of every state. The overwhelming majority of these talented individuals can only dream of formal training as they generally receive informal instruction from village mentors or family from one generation to the next. This transfer of knowledge and skills over hundreds of years, in and of itself, is amazing to witness. But there is a downside.
Last week, nonprofits and companies alike convened in New York City for the 4th Annual Cause Marketing Summit (CMS) – dedicated to unpacking Purpose-driven marketing, partnerships and the most engaging cause marketing campaigns of the past year. The one-day event featured the latest key insights from cause marketing experts on issues such as civil liberties, mental illness and STEM, as well as how the field continues to innovate to engage stakeholders around these critical issues.
Earth Day at the FCA US headquarters often brings out the “wild” in our employees, but this year, we were schooled on the ways in which we can do our part to help mitigate the effects of global climate change in our homes.
Starbucks has been under a harsh spotlight over the past week as attention focuses on a Philadelphia store manager's decision to call police to remove two black men, resulting in them being handcuffed and led from the store. They had been sitting quietly for no more than a minute or two, waiting to start a meeting. One of the men asked to use the restroom. The manager indicated that a purchase was required to do that or to sit in the store.
BALTIMORE, April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Legg Mason, Inc., the global asset management firm, has $159 billion of total long-term AUM (as of March 31, 2017) invested in Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) products and strategies. To celebrate Earth Day 2018, its investment affiliates have provided five ways in which ESG factors can be used to identify solid investments that care for the future of our environment. Long tracked by institutions, ESG factors are an increasingly critical priority for retail investors.
New offering will deliver efficiency and smart building solutions to clients
LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) announced today that it has made a strategic investment in energy services firm Redaptive, Inc. Headquartered in San Francisco, Redaptive is a fast-growing provider of integrated energy efficiency solutions and energy financing for building owners and occupiers.
A Case Study on Prudential Financial’s Pro Bono Programs in Newark, New Jersey
Newark, New Jersey, is experiencing a revival. Graduation rates are climbing, economic growth has risen, and the city has become increasingly prosperous and vibrant. Since its founding in 1875, Prudential Financial, Inc. has contributed immensely to this progress through significant investments in local infrastructure, organizations, and people.
In partnership with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Aramark is conducting a series of plant-based culinary trainings for chefs like David Leicht, Certified Executive Chef (CEC), American Academy of Chefs (AAC) and Regional Culinary Director for the Mid-Atlantic Region. In this Q & A, David talks about his plant-forward journey.
Tell us a little about your culinary background.
30,000 trees to be distributed to homeowners across the country to promote energy savings and fuller tree canopies
by Alex Rindler
Today, thousands of employees across Viacom and its brands pause from their work week and join together to make a difference in our communities around the world. Viacommunity Day 2018, now in its 22nd year, puts the full weight of the company behind social causes through volunteerism led in partnership with non-profit and civic advocates.
With employees in 25 countries participating, it’s a truly global tradition, underscored by this year’s theme of All Good All Around.
By: Henna Inam, Forbes Contributor
Do you know how your organization can drive gender equality?
I sat down to discuss this topic with Laura Zelenko, Bloomberg News' talent, diversity and standards chief.
Trees to be planted across race communities devastated by natural disasters; NASCAR supports preservation of environment through year-long effort
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As Earth Day approaches this weekend, NASCAR along with select Official Partners and the Arbor Day Foundation today announced a new initiative that will be responsible for planting and distributing trees to communities devastated by natural disasters across the United States.
Pet care company makes significant reductions in water usage, greenhouse gas emissions and waste
ST. LOUIS, April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Earth Day challenges individuals and organizations in the U.S. and around the world to think about what they can do to protect and improve the planet. Nestlé Purina, a leader in pet care, is investing in innovative ways to reduce its environmental impact, helping to ensure a healthy future for pets and the people who love them – today and in the future.