CSR News

Blog from in Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 20, 2018 12:30 PM ET

“I propose that you, the business leaders… and we, the United Nations, initiate a global compact of shared values and principles, which will give a human face to the global market.” – Kofi Annan (1938–2018)

Read the statement by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, on the passing of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

Let me join the UN Secretary-General and all our colleagues around the world in expressing my heartfelt condolences to the wife and family of Kofi Annan, a great leader and visionary.

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Aug 20, 2018 12:00 PM ET

At Humana, one way we improve the health of our members is by finding our purpose together. Having a purpose in life and connecting with your local community increases well-being.

Humana Charity Crafters, a group of Humana members in Mesa, Ariz., meet twice a month to create hats and other crafts that benefit their community. By making hats for local cancer patients, the Charity Crafters connect to their sense of purpose and to each other, creating strong bonds and encouraging each other towards their best health.

Responsible investing allows you to invest in ways that align with your values without sacrificing financial performance.

Article from in Finance & Investment
Aug 20, 2018 11:15 AM ET

The expression “put your money where your mouth is” may be more possible than you realize. Responsible investing options allow you to invest your money in a way that aligns with your values while potentially minimizing risk. 

Article from in Human Resources
Aug 20, 2018 11:00 AM ET

Born on the island of Dominica and raised on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Tricia Parry experienced her first hurricane at age 13. In 1989, Hurricane Hugo, a Category 4 storm, thrashed the island with 140-mile-an-hour winds, damaging 90 percent of the buildings and other structures. The landscape was littered with uprooted trees, shattered homes and boats blown in from the sea. It took months before electricity was restored.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Aug 20, 2018 10:00 AM ET

This was shared with the Dave Thomas Foundation by Jesus Paniagua. Jesus was 7 years old when he and his five brothers were adopted by Yolonda, a single mother who made them finally feel at home. Today Jesus is 27 and honoring his late mother by sharing his story.

Blog from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Aug 20, 2018 9:35 AM ET

With text-heavy and data filled pages, it’s no surprise that only 17 percent of consumers actually read companies’ CSR reports. However, many companies are finding innovative ways to make their reports stand out.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Aug 20, 2018 9:10 AM ET

Our absorbent hygiene products are used by people around the world. They help bring health, dignity and comfort to infants, children and adults in communities throughout North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Domtar diaper donations help ensure that everyone has access to these important products.

Article from in Environment
Aug 20, 2018 9:10 AM ET

Cameroon, in its Law 94/01 of 1994 on Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, supported local communities to engage in managing forests and benefit from them economically and environmentally.

This provision in law allowed communities to have access to forests with the requirement that they obtained a legal status and signed an agreement with the government in which they committed to a set of conditions that maintained the state of the forest while creating livelihoods for local people.

Xavier Houot, SVP Safety, Environment, Real Estate

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 20, 2018 9:05 AM ET

In 2018, Earth Overshoot Day fell on August 1. The earliest ever.

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 20, 2018 9:05 AM ET

In this third installment of the series, which is free to attend and designed for corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals,  Katarina Tesarova, vice President of global sustainability for Las Vegas Sands, will discuss how the company takes action on SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation, and SDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production.

Company enables cleaner, more efficient energy production

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Aug 20, 2018 8:55 AM ET

Did you know solar panels were installed on top of one of Aflac’s office buildings in Columbus, Georgia, enabling more efficient and cleaner production of energy?

Click here to learn more about our commitment to being a sustainable company

by Jonathan Omansky, Senior Director of Operations

Blog from in Business & Trade
Aug 20, 2018 8:50 AM ET

During my time as a hiring manager of cyber security talent, I’ve reviewed thousands of resumes.  Many of these resumes detail varied levels of experience, education, projects, and knowledge.  However, one of the most important qualities in hiring, and one that I rarely see come through on paper is passion. 

Hometown Grant Program to Promote Local Greenspace Development, Honor ScottsMiracle-Gro’s 150th Anniversary

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Aug 20, 2018 8:35 AM ET

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, August 20, 2018 /3BL Media/  ––  Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation announced the creation of its Hometown Community Garden and Greenspace Grant Fund with The Union County Foundation. The fund was opened to mark the 150th anniversary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and to further support the development of thriving gardens and greenspaces in its backyard of Marysville, Ohio.

by Leon Kaye, Executive Editor, TriplePundit

Article from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 20, 2018 8:15 AM ET

Surely you have seen the videos over the past few years. During the spring of 2017, United Airlines’ reputation was battered after smartphone videos caught a passenger being roughed up after he was adamant that he would not give up his seat to accommodate another passenger.