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More than 3.5 million gallons of water saved and 45,000 pounds of waste eliminated as part of Going Green in 2018 campaign

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Feb 21, 2019 12:15 PM ET

In 2018, thousands of Symantec employees globally partcipated in our year-long, Going Green in 2018 campaign to help create a more sustainable business and future. While company-wide challenges and initiatives were planned, in most cases "It's the Little Things" - those individual commitments, choices and actions - that each employee did that collectively made a significant and lasting impact.

Multimedia with summary from in Finance & Investment
Feb 21, 2019 12:00 PM ET

PayPal is committed to harnessing the power of our technology and scale to help charities raise mission-critical funds and provide new ways for people to connect and give to the causes they care about – anytime, anywhere, and in any amount. Watch the video above to see how we’re powering charitable giving around the world.

Learn more at PayPal.com

By Anne-Sophie Oehrlein, Consultant, Beyond Philanthropy

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Feb 21, 2019 11:40 AM ET

It has become a concern, of course, for most companies to face their social responsibility on a global as well as on a local level. Whereas this often happens by supporting social initiatives with generous donations, progressive corporations have long before started to engage more actively within their communities. Instead of only giving money to social causes, they want to lever their resources even more. More specifically: the time and talents of their employees.

Press Release from in Human Resources
Feb 21, 2019 11:00 AM ET

NEW YORK, February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., Nordstrom, UGG®, and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. are proud to come together to raise the profile of women leaders across global supply chains through the “This Is A Leader” campaign. Launching today, this campaign celebrates exemplary female leadership from supplier factories to corporate offices, and invites employees, partners, consumers, and other stakeholders to join the conversation and share what leadership means to them.

More than 75,000 Students Now Can Choose Fresh Veggies. Schools Embrace Salad Bars as Proven Strategy to Promote Healthy Eating for Students.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Feb 21, 2019 11:00 AM ET

AUSTIN, Texas, February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that 150 new salad bars will be provided to schools in the U.S. this year. The $500,000 investment will ensure more than 75,000 students will have access to fresh healthy produce at school.

Logistics leader ranked among top 5 industrials in sustainability initiatives

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Feb 21, 2019 10:30 AM ET

ATLANTA, February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/Barron’s Magazine has recognized UPS (NYSE: UPS) as a leader in sustainability in its annual list of America’s Top 100 Most Sustainable Companies. The publication ranks UPS as No. 5 in the industrials segment and 18 overall.

New Location Would Be Third in Michigan, Powering Up to 100 Homes

Press Release from in Energy
Feb 21, 2019 10:15 AM ET

CADILLAC, Mich., February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy announced today that it plans to develop its third solar power plant in Cadillac, building on its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and Michigan’s prosperity.

Blog from in Human Resources
Feb 21, 2019 10:10 AM ET

In honor of National Engineers Week, Booz Allen highlights 10 employees who were named Modern-Day Technology Leaders at the 33rd annual Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Global STEM Conference in Washington, DC.

They join an extensive roster of BEYA award-winners from Booz Allen, including 2019 Black Engineer of the Year Tony Mitchell and more than 100 BEYA Modern-Day Technology Leaders since 2005. 

Blog from in Environment
Feb 21, 2019 10:10 AM ET

2.6 million miles of oil and gas pipeline in the United States- almost half of which is more than 50 years old. Pipeline failure can result in human injuries or fatalities, environmental damage, financial loss and reputational setback.

How can an oil and gas transportation company maintain the integrity of its pipeline? Read this and other useful information at Antea Group’s blog.

About Antea Group

A Millennial's view on today and tomorrow

Article from in Finance & Investment
Feb 21, 2019 9:05 AM ET

by Nikishka Iyengar Founder and CEO, The Guild 

By Tyler Kern

Multimedia with summary from in Sustainable Development Goals
Feb 21, 2019 9:00 AM ET

Consumers today are extremely conscious about what kinds of products they’re purchasing for their bodies, homes, and businesses, and with so many choices available it’s hard to know what products may be guilty of some of the “Seven Sins of Greenwashing” — otherwise known as stating a product is generally natural, green friendly, or organic, when it has undergone zero testing or certification.

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Feb 21, 2019 9:00 AM ET

You’ve heard the expression: “It takes a village to raise a child.” Well, the same is true for fostering the success of women entrepreneurs around the world! This year, we are kicking off a new series called People Power Microcredit. We will take you behind the scenes to introduce you to the teams that are dedicated to empowering the world’s poorest people to become entrepreneurs. You will meet Field Officers, volunteers, and Whole Planet Foundation staff. Through their stories you will get a glimpse into a day on the job—whether it is in Austin, Texas or Huehuetenango, Guatemala.

Article from in Philanthropy
Feb 21, 2019 8:10 AM ET

Freeport-McMoRan employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging $3.5 million in 2018, which raised a record-setting $9.8 million with the company match program for United Ways across the U.S.

Funds go to support hundreds of health and human service agencies providing critical programs and services in the areas of education, financial stability and health.

Automaker Partners with Humane Animal Welfare Society to Help Pets Find Loving Homes with Auto Show Adoption Event

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Feb 21, 2019 8:00 AM ET

CAMDEN, N.J., February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2019 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show through their partnership with local animal shelter, Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS). As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, HAWS is dedicated to improving the safety and well-being of greater Milwaukee’s homeless and at-risk animals.

Blog from in Environment
Feb 21, 2019 7:00 AM ET

As part of 21st Century Fox’s company-wide commitment to environmentally sustainable film and television production, film studio Fox 2000 recently led efforts to go green on the set of The Woman in the Window, an upcoming psychological thriller starring Amy Adams and Gary Oldman.