CSR News

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Aug 22, 2017 9:30 AM ET

STAMFORD, Conn. Aug. 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, announced today that the application period for its annual National Awards program is officially open.

Blog from in Energy
Aug 22, 2017 9:30 AM ET

In a sense, the Sun is just being generous. It already has enough energy to fuse atoms together over and over and over again, which just creates more energy that it is willing to share with us. Thank you, Sun!

Blog from in Environment
Aug 22, 2017 9:15 AM ET

Putting construction and demolition waste—concrete, brick, tile and stone— to beneficial use is a winning strategy for our mill in Nekoosa, Wisconsin. During construction or demolition work at the mill, these materials are kept aside instead of going to a landfill. When sufficient material is accumulated over a number of years, the recycling work begins.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Aug 22, 2017 9:15 AM ET

The Bacardi Bottling Corporation in Jacksonville, Fla., shows how business and conservation can work together for the benefit of humans, animals, and the environment. Its Good Spirited programs for sustainability have led to a 35-ton reduction of landfill discards and cutting down carbon emissions by 90%. The plant’s ongoing wildlife efforts include a pollinator garden, increasing its size by 22 acres with native plants, and erecting bat houses.

Adobe, Nike Inc., Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Unilever, Mars Inc., Trillium Asset Management among the letter signatories

Press Release from in Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET

August 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As California’s legislature considers boosting the state’s renewable energy goal to 100 percent of electricity generation by 2045, more than two dozen institutional investors and influential companies expressed their support of such a goal in two letters sent this week to the State Assembly.

Article from in Philanthropy
Aug 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET

By: Erin Ryan

All we need is hope

And for that we have each other

And for that we have each other

We will rise

Opening the 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference, the young voices of the Musicology Academy blew the roof off the MGM Grand. They sang of struggle and triumph, prevailing themes of the testimony given by speakers and attendees of the two-day event. For the 11th year, it featured diverse thought leaders sharing professional and sometimes deeply personal revelations.

Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Aug 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET

At Aflac, we try to live by this very simple rule: Everyone has the power to do good. We have unveiled Aflac’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, where we share with you how Aflac strives to be a good neighbor with good people leading the way - Learn more here

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Aug 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET

CLEVELAND, Aug. 21, 2017 /3BL Media/— KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has partnered with Riverside Capital to provide a $12.7 million LIHTC equity investment to help Michaels Development Company rehabilitate Skyline Gardens Apartments, an existing affordable housing development for families in Albany, NY.

Envisioning a sustainable future through innovation

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 22, 2017 8:50 AM ET

Digitization has created unprecedented global connectivity — from corporate sites down to individual pieces of technology. Steve Wilhite, Senior Vice President at Schneider Electric, will discuss how this innovation disrupts the way organizations currently strategize their energy and sustainability programs. The event will be livestreamed from the company’s Energy & Sustainability Perspectives Summit, a gathering of more than 200 industry leaders.

Blog from in Environment
Aug 22, 2017 8:35 AM ET

We operate the Cedar Bayou EcoCenter on Galveston Bay in Texas to increase public awareness of the needs of the ecosystem, offer wetland education and develop solutions for coastal issues and restoration.

By Madeleine Evans

Article from in Green Building
Aug 22, 2017 8:25 AM ET

Almost every urban dweller can relate to the feeling of staring longingly out an office building window on a beautiful summer day wishing they could escape the indoors. What if you didn’t need to leave the office to experience nature? CBRE’s office in Madrid used strategies from WELL’s Mind Concept to create a space with the look and feel of being outside. With an innovative layout and beautiful biophilic design, the office offers employees the opportunity to collaborate, relax, and focus all while feeling connected to the outdoors.

by Leila Mead, Thematic Expert for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (US)

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 22, 2017 8:20 AM ET

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has developed tools to help companies and businesses transition towards a circular economy and undertake natural capital measurements and valuation, thereby contributing to a number of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production), SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure).

Article from in Business & Trade
Aug 22, 2017 8:05 AM ET

Sealed Air’s innovative solutions are designed to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest resource challenges and, at the same time, drive economic growth. We achieve this by looking beyond the product to consider the entire value chain, including sourcing, distribution and even disposal.

Sodexo lays out ways to add balance and nutrition to school meals and snacks without sacrificing taste and enjoyment

Press Release from in Education
Aug 22, 2017 8:00 AM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In preparation for the 2017-2018 school year, Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, released five easy tips to help children eat healthier during the school day. As the largest employer of registered dietitians in North America and a leading provider of school meals, Sodexo’s nutrition experts offer creative ways to make meals and snacks more nutritious whether they are brought from home or purchased at school.

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Aug 22, 2017 8:00 AM ET

Thanks to our microfinance partners around the globe who are working diligently daily to serve the world's poorest people, the average first loan size we fund has decreased to $184. View our impact dashboard updated this week.  We are grateful for their hard work to alleviate global poverty for the unserved.