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The Civic 50 honors Symantec for its commitment to and investment in communities

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 19, 2018 10:50 AM ET

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that it has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The Civic 50 sets a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the communities in which they do business.


Taproot Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary of Matt O'Grady Day

Blog from in Human Resources
Jun 19, 2018 10:35 AM ET
Each year on June 19, the Taproot Foundation celebrates Matt O'Grady Day, an organization-wide holiday honoring the wedding anniversary of former National Director of Expansion Matt O'Grady. This day also recognizes a major milestone of the civil rights movement - the legalization of gay marriage in California.
 
On this 10th anniversary, Taproot invited Matt O'Grady to reflect on the movement, the last 10 years, and the value of an inclusive company culture.

Jennifer Miller and Valli Moosa exchange thoughts on sustainable forestry

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 19, 2018 10:20 AM ET

Sappi Limited board member and SETS Committee Chair Valli Moosa and Sappi North America’s Chief Business Sustainability Officer Jennifer Miller exchange thoughts on sustainable forestry.


Blog from in Environment
Jun 19, 2018 10:10 AM ET

Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) in the oil and gas industry has an efficiency gap between the recording and organizing of field data. The traditional method of transferring notes for all those leaks is way too slow, painstaking, error-prone, imperfect.

Antea Group’s LDAR Dashboard app is intuitive, does your work in one step and comes with customizable input and output forms. Get more info at our blog.

About Antea Group


Multimedia with summary from in Health and Wellness
Jun 19, 2018 10:00 AM ET

In Africa, patients can outnumber doctors 3,000 to 1. That’s one of the reasons why Pfizer is dedicated to fostering innovative partnerships that allow us to mobilize resources to help find new and unique solutions that increase access to needed health care.

Our colleague Willy Soriney, Strategic Partnership Director, works in Kenya using the science of partnerships to look for new approaches that can speed access to critical health interventions and fill unmet medical needs, bringing quality health care to those who need it most.


Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Jun 19, 2018 10:00 AM ET

CIT’s senior leadership team recently partnered with Together We Rise as part of its annual CIT Cares Month to construct and donate 150 bikes for New York-area foster kids. “It pulls at your heartstrings to see the team effort that goes into a project like this, said Darrah Feldman, vice president of Corporate Social Responsibility. “My favorite part is knowing that we’re making a tangible impact on children’s lives, hopefully putting a smile on their faces and giving them some great memories.”


Report highlights top environmental goals achieved, significant growth in minority hiring in the US and millions touched by education programs

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 19, 2018 9:30 AM ET

Report highlights

  • Increase of 38% y/y in deals where sustainability was a key differentiator; more than $700 million in new business
  • Reduces Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 35%, reaching its science-based goal ahead of schedule 
  • Sources more than 170 tonnes of likely ocean-bound plastic (over 8.3 million plastic bottles) from Haiti in 2017 for use in HP’s closed-loop recycling process to create new Original HP ink cartridges
  • Announces diverse hires are on the rise in the U.S., with an 8% increase y/y from 26.8% in 2016 to 34.5% in 2017*
  • Benefits more than 14.5 million students and adult learners through HP solutions that advance quality education and digital literacy to enable better learning outcomes ...

Press Release from in Energy
Jun 19, 2018 9:30 AM ET

The Ray and the Energy Institute at the University of Texas, Austin will partner to create ground-breaking research in solar energy; specifically on highway right-of-way spaces.


Proceeds benefit Public Art Fund, USA for UNHCR, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

Article from in Philanthropy
Jun 19, 2018 9:10 AM ET

Artist and activist Ai Weiwei and leading arts non-profit Public Art Fund are partnering for a second time with eBay to exclusively release a series of six powerful new works of art for charity on June 20, World Refugee Day. The six works are compelling portraits of refugees: a remarkable and timely expression of the artist’s work surrounding this global humanitarian crisis. There are 500 editions of each of the six banners, available for $750 each.


Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Jun 19, 2018 9:05 AM ET

To address the critical need to increase pollinator habitat for beneficial insects, such as honey bees, monarch butterflies and others, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) have teamed up on a new


Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 19, 2018 9:00 AM ET

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Allstate Insurance Company announced today that it was named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The award recognizes Allstate as one of the most community-minded companies in the United States.


Fifth Consecutive Time KeyBank is on the Annual Civic 50 List & Named Financials Sector Leader for Third Time

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 19, 2018 9:00 AM ET

CLEVELAND, June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The award recognizes KeyBank as one of the most community-minded companies in the United States. In addition, KeyBank was named the Sector Leader for financial services for the second-straight year and third time overall.


Bruno Sarda details NRG's efforts to be a leader in American corporate sustainability.

Blog from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jun 19, 2018 8:45 AM ET

It is with pride that I introduce to you, our stakeholders, our second Sustainability Report since I joined NRG. In it, we outline our 2017 sustainability accomplishments, along with a comprehensive view of the actions we’ve taken across our value chain to enhance the resilience of our operations and create value for our customers and shareholders.

In last year’s report, we introduced a new sustainability strategy, cutting across five organizational pillars: customers, workplace, business, operations and suppliers.


MetLife Foundation financial inclusion commitments reach more than six million low-income individuals

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 19, 2018 8:35 AM ET

NEW YORK, June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced its impact investment portfolio grew to $50 billion in 2017, an increase of 12 percent year-over-year from 2016 to 2017, and MetLife Foundation reached more than six million low-income individuals through the fourth year of its five year, $200 million dollar commitment to financial inclusion.


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