CSR News

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 17, 2018 3:30 PM ET

On MLK Day of Service, hundreds of Duke Energy employees fanned out across our communities to serve others. From teaching girls about STEM in aviation and building homes to serving meals and beautifying parks, Duke Energy In Action volunteers put our purpose into action: to power the lives of our customers and the vitality of our communities.


IBWA Becomes National Sponsor of America Recycles Day

Press Release from in Green Building
Jan 17, 2018 2:00 PM ET

DALLAS, January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – With a common goal of improving recycling access and increasing recycling rates by educating consumers about the value of recycling, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) and Keep America Beautiful announced their partnership today at the 2018 Keep America Beautiful National Conference, taking place Jan. 17-19 at The Fairmont Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas.


By David Wildash, Head of Transmission Charging Review for the System Operator.

Blog from in Energy
Jan 17, 2018 1:05 PM ET

Charging Futures is an ambitious programme that aims to help the energy industry tackle one of its biggest challenges – managing extensive reforms to electricity access and charging arrangements. David Wildash, Head of Electricity Transmission Charging Review for the System Operator, explains the road ahead.


Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jan 17, 2018 1:00 PM ET

The vision of smart cities is often of gleaming metropolis dominated by technological solutions to the issues that urban areas face. In reality, partnerships between companies and cities are crucial to ensure solutions for residents, the environment and business needs are interlinked.

Ethical Corporation covers opportunities for businesses to build smart cities in partnerships in their latest briefing. Access the complimentary report here.


Multimedia with summary from in Education
Jan 17, 2018 12:50 PM ET

At Amgen we are guided by our mission to serve patients. The joy of discovery is a feeling that unites all our scientists no matter their origin, gender, or age. The Amgen Biotech Experience provides students around the world the opportunity to experience the joy of discovery: https://www.amgenbiotechexperience.com/

 


Blog from in Human Resources
Jan 17, 2018 12:45 PM ET

Kendra Carver is an American Express employee, a recent adoptive mother and an advocate for adoption benefits. Here she shares her family's story in a guest blog for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.


Article from in Education
Jan 17, 2018 12:00 PM ET

The Didier Drogba Foundation has built a new school in Côte d’Ivoire with the support of Nestlé and the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI). The school helps address the lack of educational facilities in rural parts of the country, and is part of Nestlé’s approach to tackling child labour in cocoa-growing communities.


Establishes dentistry fund to help underserved populations, and endows new scholarship in data analytics

Article from in Philanthropy
Jan 17, 2018 11:45 AM ET

Scotiabank has donated $500,000 to the University of Manitoba’s Front and Centre campaign, giving students’ academic support and opportunities to serve their community.

A portion of the new donation will help more Manitobans get the oral health care they need, while enhancing dentistry student training. The remainder will establish the Scotiabank Scholarship in Data Analytics in the Asper School of Business.


By: Lorna Donatone

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Jan 17, 2018 11:20 AM ET

This past year, I did the unthinkable and followed through on a resolution. And, by following through, my CrossFit journey didn’t just help me find my abs; it also gave me a crash course in business endurance and career success.

The start was all mental obstacles. My career had forced me to ruthlessly prioritize my time. I fit in exercise, but it was more of a squeeze-in than a priority.


Black & Veatch provides regasification system with 600 MMSCFD capacity

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 17, 2018 11:00 AM ET

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a pioneer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure including floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) production and regasification, has delivered the regasification system for the world’s first barge-based FLNG regasification and storage unit. Black & Veatch partnered with Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. to provide engineering and procurement for the topside regasification unit.


Museum recognized for its energy efficient approach, lowering carbon footprint and reducing energy cost

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 17, 2018 10:30 AM ET

ST. PAUL, Minn., January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented the Energy Efficiency Leader Award to the Science Museum of Minnesota. The award recognizes the museum’s long-term commitment to providing a learning atmosphere with minimal impact on the environment.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 17, 2018 10:25 AM ET

Two Las Vegas Sands Team Members celebrated their children’s victories on November 15 after placing first during the 2017 Nevada Recycled Art Contest, sponsored by The Venetian in partnership with Nevada Recycles. The contest, open to all Nevada residents, encourages participants to create art out of recycled material and is held in honor of America Recycles Day.


The barriers between corporate functional silos are already crumbling

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jan 17, 2018 10:15 AM ET

As I reflect on 2017, one of the positive changes I noticed was the breaking down of silos.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 17, 2018 10:00 AM ET

Calling all young scholars from Canada* and the U.S. who are advancing sustainable agriculture or alleviating hunger.

Today, General Mills launched the “General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program,” which is designed to encourage young people ages 13 to 21 to submit their best ideas for addressing these important global issues.


Article from in Green Building
Jan 17, 2018 9:50 AM ET

We’re proud to announce that the Haworth Kerry Center Organic Office and Showroom, a 12,917 square-foot showroom, is the first WELL Certified pilot project in China. An example of wellness, sustainability, creative thinking and beautiful design, the showroom reflects Haworth’s vision for its employees and its clients. The showroom is designed to accommodate different work styles, events and workshops while providing a sense of sophistication, style and warmth.


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