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Blog from in Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 16, 2017 11:00 AM ET

For Pfizer, Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being, is inextricably linked to our belief that every individual deserves to lead a long, healthy and productive life. Good health is fundamental to advancing all of the 17 SDGs, each of which is connected to advances in public health.


Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Aug 16, 2017 10:05 AM ET

CSRHub is pleased to release the third e-Book in the new series, How to Improve Your CSR Score, sponsored by Triple Pundit. “Telling Your Story... Is more disclosure better disclosure?" is now available for download.

Here is a taste of Book 3 of the series:


How to eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world?

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 16, 2017 10:00 AM ET

On 17 and 18 July, high-level representatives from United Nations member states, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, gathered in New York to discuss how to ‘eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world’.


Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Aug 16, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Erb Institute, faculty member, Tom Lyon along with A. Wren Montgomery and Kimberly S. Wolske, have recently completed research which considers differences between Millennial’s perceptions of automotive ownership versus prior generations and whether Millennials are exhibiting significantly different driving behaviors and attitudes. Interestingly, “changing emotional connections to and meanings around driving and ownership, and utility perceptions around vehicles” may be indicative of a general lack of interest by this generation, or more simply, ‘meh’.
 

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 16, 2017 10:00 AM ET

Imagine growing up in foster care and never being adopted. You start your life as an 18 year old on your own and build a family of your own. What’s the next step? For Nichole, it was adopting an older child from foster care to ensure that he had the love and support as an adult that she didn’t have.


Annual Report 2017

Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Aug 16, 2017 9:50 AM ET

In 2015, Cargill set five-year goals to improve our use of energy and natural resources. By 2020, we're committed to sourcing 18 percent of our energy portfolio for renewable sources, up from 14.4 percent today. We are also committed to improving energy efficiency, freshwater efficiency and greenhouse gas intensity by 2020. See the video for a look at our progress so far.

See video here.


Multimedia with summary from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Aug 16, 2017 9:45 AM ET

Globalization and rapidly advancing technology are reshaping society in unprecedented ways. These trends can open new markets, drive economic growth and improve quality of life around the world.

For more than two centuries, BNY Mellon has been driving and navigating change in the shifting global markets while striking a balance between opportunity and risk.


Written by: Dan Cardinali and Diane Melley

Blog from in Business & Trade
Aug 16, 2017 9:30 AM ET

Major funders of nonprofit organizations are demanding quantified evidence of social impact. These essential stakeholders expect both transparency of operations and an effective digital presence.


Blog from in Environment
Aug 16, 2017 9:20 AM ET

Oculus, HoloLens, Cardboard –- science fiction seems to be slowly merging with real life when it comes to virtual reality. EHS is starting to embrace VR by using immersive videos and graphics to improve safety, discover flaws, and conduct training. Antea Group’s blog offers you an insight into the different features of this technology, possible benefits, and problems you should be aware of before jumping in.


Nationwide Call for Schools to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected

Press Release from in Education
Aug 16, 2017 9:15 AM ET

STAMFORD, Conn. August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin to gather their notebooks, backpacks and pencils for the new school year, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the country with the launch of its 7th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration is now open for the fall recycling competition at http://Recycle-Bowl.org/.


Multimedia with summary from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Aug 16, 2017 9:05 AM ET

Each year, 72 billion pounds of good, safe food ends up in landfills in the U.S., yet people go hungry. With support from General Mills, Feeding America created a technology platform called MealConnect that gives food donors a convenient, free and safe way to reduce waste and connect surplus meals with those facing hunger.

Learn more about MealConnect here.


Global competition from 87 business schools across 25 countries

Press Release from in Education
Aug 16, 2017 8:55 AM ET

August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Melbourne Business School (MBS) MBA students won the 2017 Nespresso Sustainability MBA Challenge in which other 87 teams from top business schools in 25 countries around the world participated.


By David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Aug 16, 2017 8:45 AM ET

When Comcast launched Internet Essentials six years ago, we honestly had no idea how it would be received or how many low-income Americans we could reach. No one had ever tried anything this ambitious in the broadband adoption space before. We certainly wouldn’t have predicted the program would become the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income Americans, connecting more homes than all other similar programs combined – by several orders of magnitude.


Article from in Business & Trade
Aug 16, 2017 8:35 AM ET

Throughout the summer, the JetBlue Foundation partnered with the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP), to inspire more than 150 high school students through the Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy. Students in Boston, New York, Long Beach Calif., Orlando Fla., San Juan Puerto Rico, and St. Croix were able to explore the various career opportunities available within the aviation industry.


Blog from in Environment
Aug 16, 2017 8:00 AM ET

Prunus salicina ‘Burbank’

Luther Burbank is undoubtedly one of the most successful plant breeders the world has ever known. Through his keen eye and genius for selective breeding, Burbank created and introduced more than 200 new varieties of fruits and nuts and hundreds of decorative flowers. Familiar names such as Shasta daisy, nectarines, plumcots, and freestone peaches can be traced back to the fields and greenhouse at Burbank’s home in Santa Rosa, California.


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