CSR News

Press Release from in Sustainable Development Goals
Nov 13, 2019 8:10 AM ET
  • The strategy is aligned with the Novartis Access Principles, which aim to systematically integrate access strategies in how the company researches, develops and delivers medicines globally

  • A newly formed sub-Saharan Africa unit will deploy innovative approaches to increase patient reach across the full income pyramid

  • Novartis is building on its established activities in malaria, cancer, sickle cell and cardiovascular diseases as well as proven social business models on the continent

  • A quarter of the global disease burden is located in Africa, but only 3% of the world’s health workers are based on the continent and the share of the world’s health expenditure for Africa is below 1%.1...


Strengthens commitment to its Animals, People and the Planet throughout its supply chain

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 13, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Aurora Organic Dairy, the leading producer of organic dairy products for the store brand market, today published its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report provides a detailed and transparent update on the Company and its progress toward goals to improve its sustainability performance around three core pillars of Animals, People and Planet.


Article from in Human Resources
Nov 13, 2019 7:00 AM ET

Shana Millspaugh is a mother, military spouse, and an intel analyst with Booz Allen’s Space Security and Defense Program (SSDP). She’s also an award-winning weightlifter.

Millspaugh won Gold for her weight/age category in the 2019 Worlds Championship in Montreal and took Silver in the 2018 World Masters Championship in Barcelona.

Setting a powerful example

Despite this winning track record, the prospect of failure is Millspaugh’s greatest fear. “But it also motivates me to move forward and grow,” she said.


Named to Prestigious List for Fourth Consecutive Year

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 12, 2019 6:00 PM ET

ATLANTA, November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/  UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it was named to Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual “JUST 100” list for the fourth consecutive year. The company was again recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector. UPS also scored first in the transportation categories for community, customers and the environment.


PayPal’s international money transfer service works with Walmart and Ria to offer cash pick-up in minutes at 4,700 Walmart and 175 Ria locations across the country

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Nov 12, 2019 5:05 PM ET

SAN JOSE, Calif. November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Xoom, PayPal’s international money transfer service, today rolled out the ability for customers to send money to recipients in the U.S. for the first time. Through strategic alliances with Walmart and Ria, Americans can now use Xoom to send money fast for cash pick-up typically in minutes at nearly 5,000 locations across the country*. 


NortonLifeLock named #21 on Forbes JUST 100

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 12, 2019 5:00 PM ET

By Jaime Barclay, Director of Corporate Responsibility


Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 12, 2019 4:20 PM ET

The Aflac Way is more than just a promise for CSR Hero Matt Loudermilk. It’s the firm foundation of ethics upon which Aflac was built 64 years ago. That’s why we’re a company guided by integrity and grounded by purpose.

Purpose … with feathers. Get to know us at Aflac.com/CSR.


Intel recognized for strengths in issues affecting communities, the environment and its workers

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 12, 2019 2:50 PM ET

This morning, Forbes, in partnership with JUST Capital, published their annual ranking of America’s Most Just Companies, also known as The Just 100, a premiere ranking of how corporations perform on the business practices people throughout the U.S. care about most. Intel was included at No.


Press Release from in Philanthropy
Nov 12, 2019 2:20 PM ET

FLINT, Mich., November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation celebrated its commitment to Michigan’s communities today by providing $250,000 for a new effort to upgrade and sell over three dozen vacant homes to first-time homebuyers in Flint.


by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

Blog from in Energy
Nov 12, 2019 2:05 PM ET

The current wildfire season highlights the need to move with urgency to meet California’s ambitious decarbonization goals, and the ‘Pathway 2045’ white paper offers a road map to get there.


By Justine Humbert, Biodiversity & Sustainable Ingredients Specialist, L’OCCITANE EN PROVENCE

Blog from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Nov 12, 2019 2:00 PM ET

It's quite something to be invited to New York to speak at the Business Call to Action Annual Forum. And it's a huge responsibility too, because I want to do justice to the women of Burkina Faso who work so hard to make shea butter for L'OCCITANE. Without them, I wouldn't have a success story to tell.
 
It was a humbling experience to meet these women in Burkina Faso and see how they live and work. From gathering the shea nuts through all the stages involved in making shea butter, it's a long, laborious process. I have nothing but respect for them.
 


Article from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 12, 2019 1:05 PM ET

Dr. Cedric Sims was named National Security/DHS Industry Executive of the Year and Dr. Josh Sullivan was a finalist for Artificial Intelligence Industry Executive of the Year in the 2019 Pinnacle Awards.


By Laura Knutson

Blog from in Human Resources
Nov 12, 2019 12:40 PM ET

Imagine you sign up to serve your country at age 18. You go to boot camp and push your physical and mental limits to an extreme. You spend years on a ship. Maybe you serve in a war zone.

You come home, start a family, get deployed again. Months later, you’re back at your local grocery store, trying to readjust to an old lifestyle that’s suddenly foreign.

To many veterans, this transition back to the civilian world is no easy feat. And at the core is finding a job that fits, which can be the biggest hurdle of all.


Article from in Finance & Investment
Nov 12, 2019 12:05 PM ET

African American entrepreneurs have a significantly harder time than their white counterparts do in securing funding from friends and family to launch their businesses. Entrepreneur Jessica Norwood founded the Runway Project to help them get the seed funding they need to get off the ground. She talked with the Erb Institute about how this approach both enables these entrepreneurs and benefits the broader business community.

Why did you start the Runway Project?


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