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Wells Fargo leads a national panel on housing affordability and homelessness; author Antwone Fisher’s story puts a personal face on the growing crisis.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jun 21, 2019 9:00 AM ET

Amid a round of recent news about the increasing problem of homelessness in America, Jon Campbell appeared before a standing room-only audience of affordable housing advocates to call for renewed efforts to address the crisis.

“I think the headline for all of this should be, ‘America can’t afford unaffordable housing,’” he said, as the crowd applauded. “I really believe that’s the headline. And if we can all take that mantra forward from this place, we’re really going to make progress.”

Press Release from in Human Resources
Jun 21, 2019 8:15 AM ET

WATERLOO, ON, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ hosted the third Un-Mentorship Boot Camp for women business leaders and entrepreneurs yesterday in Waterloo, ON. This is the latest in a series of events to provide effective education and networking opportunities for women in business.

Celebrating the contributions of our female engineers and inspiring the next generation of #WomenInSTEM

Article from in Human Resources
Jun 21, 2019 8:00 AM ET

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2019 on June 23rd, we are highlighting Tetra Tech’s female engineers from across our global operations until the end of June. We hope to raise the profiles of our extraordinary female engineers and encourage those who aspire to become engineers. Together, we can transform the future of engineering.

Proceeds benefit community-driven program that partners the club with 10 local elementary schools in Carson, Calif. to provide health, wellness and leadership programming for students

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Jun 21, 2019 8:00 AM ET

AEG’s LA Galaxy recently raised more than $215,000 to benefit the club’s LA Galaxy Champion Project, which benefits elementary school students, during its annual LA Galaxy Golf Tournament presented by San Manuel Casino on June 10.

The event was held at Rolling Hills Country Club in Los Angeles and welcomed more than 140 golfers, in addition to LA Galaxy celebrities including current players, alumni and coaching staff and was hosted by the LA Galaxy Foundation with official Galaxy partners Herbalife Nutrition, Dignity Heath and Alcatel.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 21, 2019 4:00 AM ET

June 21, 2019 — Experian has launched its Corporate Responsibility Report 2019, highlighting how its social innovation programme has enabled more than 20 million people to access credit and other essential services. It also shows how Experian’s core products and services are adding value to society through the introduction of alternative data and by bringing together capabilities and expertise.

The “Making Global Goals Local Business” event series kicks off next week in the United Kingdom

Press Release from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jun 20, 2019 5:00 PM ET

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 20, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact will next week launch a series of events to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the national level.

Four Trends Dramatically Reshaping Corporate Philanthropy and Why Agile Social Impact is Critically Important

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jun 20, 2019 4:35 PM ET

You see it: The need for corporate philanthropy is skyrocketing. Worthy, urgent causes appear literally overnight. And enterprises like yours are responding in a big way, generating positive impact for a host of beneficiaries via grantmaking, employee donations and volunteer programs.

When they were kids, siblings Kenneth and Leah Martinez loved their elderly next-door neighbors like extended family. Years later, they are now the proud owners of the house next door, with help from Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Article from in Philanthropy
Jun 20, 2019 3:00 PM ET

In his teen years, Kenneth Martinez would often drive home after school, pull into his driveway, and see a familiar sight next door: His elderly neighbor, sitting in the shade of an old tree, waving at him.

He’d usually chat with the kindly gentleman, talk about their suburban Los Angeles neighborhood, and share a few laughs. The neighbor and his always-friendly wife were like extended family, and Martinez and his dad often helped them with their household needs.

Beth Robertson-Martin and General Mills are working to protect pollinators—and our food supply.

Article from in Environment
Jun 20, 2019 2:30 PM ET

By Jane Black

One June day in 2014, Beth Robertson-Martin found herself standing on a dirt road dividing two California tomato fields. On one side sat a farm that was nothing more than a 300-acre carpet of dried-out dirt. "It looked like a scene from Mad Max," she remembers. "Everything was dead." On the other side was a 6-foot-tall hedgerow, a tangle of white-blossomed milkweed, sunflowers and elderberry bushes that General Mills had planted alongside the tomatoes to create a habitat for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 20, 2019 2:00 PM ET

Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE:CEQP) is excited to announce the publication of its inaugural 2018 sustainability report highlighting its MLP industry leading sustainability program.  The report, entitled Growing Through Connections, enhances transparency on Crestwood’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and highlights the company’s three-year sustainability strategy as it continues to integrate sustainability into every aspect of the business.

The President of Timberland in Europe, the Middle East and Africa believes that to re-seduce new generations, fashion companies must make a firm commitment to sustainability, given that young people are informed about it on the Internet.

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 20, 2019 2:00 PM ET

By Arturo Juárez

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jun 20, 2019 1:40 PM ET

CALHOUN, Ga., June 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Industries creates quality flooring for homes and businesses around the globe. The company’s roots are firmly planted in American soil, with its brands dating back more than a century. Mohawk’s extraordinary growth over the past three decades results from the talent, integrity and dedication of its people. Yesterday, to honor its employees and celebrate its unique American heritage, Mohawk hosted a special American flag raising ceremony.

By Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer

Blog from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Jun 20, 2019 1:35 PM ET

HP used more than 21,250 tonnes of recycled plastic in our products last year, including upcycling more than 716,000 pounds of ocean-bound plastic to make Original HP ink cartridges. The company is now using ocean-bound plastic and other recycled plastic material to make hardware, like the HP EliteDisplay E273d Docking Monitor, the world’s first display manufactured using ocean-bound plastic materials, and HP Tango, made with more than 30 percent closed-loop recycled plastic by weight using plastic from recycled printers and other electronics.

Press Release from in Human Resources
Jun 20, 2019 1:25 PM ET

WALTHAM, Mass., June 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ —  National Grid will show their unwavering commitment to inclusion and diversity, and the LGBTQIA community, as a sponsor of WorldPride 2019. The WorldPride 2019 celebration in New York City also marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, a series of demonstrations that sparked a fight for LGBTQIA rights in the United States. On June 30, hundreds of National Grid employees will march in the Pride parade that attracts 3 million people.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 20, 2019 1:05 PM ET

June 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being named one of 2019 America's Best Large Employers! The list, by Forbes magazine and Statista, ranked Freeport-McMoRan as No. 2 in Arizona and 143 overall.

The results were derived from a series of online surveys of more than 50,000 U.S. employees in 25 different industries. To see the full list of America’s Best Large Employers 2019, visit Forbes.com.