CSR News

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Aug 21, 2017 4:00 PM ET

CLEVELAND, August 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has arranged a $6.9 million FHA loan to Millennia Housing Development Ltd., for the substantial renovation of Sherman Thompson Towers Apartments, a 151-unit affordable seniors housing community, located in Ironton, OH. Each of the units are designated for residents earning 30-60% area median income (AMI).  The project was awarded tax credits by the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA).

The property was built in 1978 and has a 15-year HAP contract that provides rental assistance to 150 of the 151 units.

Multimedia with summary from in Finance & Investment
Aug 21, 2017 4:00 PM ET

The socially responsible investment sector is recording unprecedented growth since the Trump administration took office. Since January, Morningstar, a fund-tracking firm, has logged a four-times increase in the use of ESG data in its cloud platform, a base for research by asset managers, advisory firms, and independent wealth managers.

Exploring Boeing's top environmental priorities

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Aug 21, 2017 1:35 PM ET

**This is the 11th article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Boeing's products connect people, protect nations, explore space and sea and inspire the world. We are committed to making the world’s best airplanes with the smallest environmental footprint and working with industry stakeholders on climate protection.

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 21, 2017 12:45 PM ET

August 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Paul Gennaro, senior vice president of Brand and Corporate Communications, and chief communications officer (CCO), has been appointed to the board of directors of the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN). USBLN is a national nonprofit that helps the business community drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace.

Rehabilitation of 50 hand pumps provides safe drinking water to 30,000 villagers

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Aug 21, 2017 11:25 AM ET

LAGOS, Nigeria, August 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As part of the Bacardi ‘Spirit for Life, Caring Together’ annual Corporate Responsibility Month community service volunteer program, Bacardi partnered with Tulsi Chanrai Foundation (TCF) in Nigeria on its Mission for Water Project to provide safe drinking water to villagers in Kebbi state. Through the rehabilitation of 50 hand pumps, the initiative is benefitting more than 30,000 villagers.

Blog from in Environment
Aug 21, 2017 10:55 AM ET

Water is the foundation of a food and beverage company’s business. Burgeoning population, climate uncertainties, political volatility and other conditions have an effect on water availability for business.

Blog from in Environment
Aug 21, 2017 10:35 AM ET

The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC), in conjunction with the 

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 21, 2017 9:45 AM ET

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The head of corporate social responsibility (CSR) for JetBlue, Icema Gibbs, will act as master of ceremonies for day two of COMMIT!Forum, the annual gathering of CSR and sustainability professionals, Oct. 11-12 at MGM National Harbor.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Aug 21, 2017 9:20 AM ET
  • Compound has potential to be a game-changer in malaria elimination, rapidly clearing malaria infection, including resistant strains, and blocking parasite transmission

  • KAF156 is first compound from the imidazolopiperazines, a novel class of antimalarials, to enter phase IIb combination studies

  • Clinical trial has started early August in adults with malaria and is planned to expand to adolescents and children in a total of nine countries in Africa and Asia

Article from in Human Resources
Aug 21, 2017 9:15 AM ET

Last week, JetBlue sponsored the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) Annual Conference and Career Expo held in Orlando. JetBlue has worked with OBAP for several years to help diversify the aviation industry and provide access to those from traditionally under-represented communities to the variety of careers within the industry.  

“There’s responsibility in being the first and being a part of history.”

Article from in Human Resources
Aug 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET

By: Christopher Palmeri

MGM Resorts International denounced “hate mongers and white supremacists” in a letter to employees Friday, offering to match their donations to civil rights groups including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

“You have my commitment that we will vigorously and zealously continue to reject hate speech and hate-based actions in any form,” Chief Executive Officer Jim Murren wrote, telling workers he felt compelled to speak after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the terrorist attack in Barcelona this week.

42 Buildings Will Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy to Create Major Environmental Impact

Press Release from in Energy
Aug 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET

FORT WORTH, Texas, August 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sundance Square, a 35-block mixed-use development in downtown Fort Worth, announced today it has extended its nine-year relationship with Green Mountain Energy for another seven years to provide renewable energy for all of its 42 buildings. This decision reinforces Sundance Square’s commitment to cleaner electricity and increases the amount of renewable energy used at the development from 50 percent to 100 percent.

“Nestlé is there to support you as you support your family.”

Blog from in Business & Trade
Aug 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET

by Randall, Quality Supervisor and Facility Hygienist at Nestlé

I’ve been married for five years, and I’m now a father of a an almost-three-year old son and an eight-month old son. I always wanted to work with a company that understands work-life balance — one of the reasons I came to work for Nestlé is because when I was researching companies, I always saw that they take care of their employees. That was the company I wanted to work for. It’s great to feel like it’s not just you and a keyboard, Nestlé is there to support you as you support your family.

by Claudine Galloway

Blog from in Philanthropy
Aug 21, 2017 8:45 AM ET

Food waste is prevalent across the globe, but have you ever thought about how much waste might be happening on college campuses?

Americans waste 40 percent of the food that’s produced. And the average college student generates 142 pounds of food waste every year.

These statistics are staggering when nearly 15 percent in the U.S., or 47 million people, live below the poverty line.

Here’s the good news: