CSR News

Press Release from in Healthcare Institutional News
Sep 14, 2012 6:30 AM ET

Novartis has received approval for its new powdered formulation for an inhaled cystic fibrosis therapy. The inhaled antibiotic was recommended to regulators for approval by an FDA advisory panel. Novartis’s previous delivery system earned sales of $300 million dollars last year.


Press Release from in Environment
Sep 14, 2012 4:05 AM ET

(3BL Media) Northbrook, IL - September 14, 2012 - An exemplary approach to disclosure of climate change information and consistent efforts to reduce emissions landed Allstate Insurance on two indices announced yesterday by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 655 institutional investors with $78 trillion in assets.


“Sponsor A Family” program receives a full year’s worth of financial support for family lodging and well-being at both locations

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Sep 13, 2012 1:30 PM ET

(3BL Media) Manhattan Beach, CA - September 13, 2012 - CBS EcoMedia Inc. (“EcoMedia”) today announced substantial financial support for Fisher House Foundation, the non-profit veteran’s support organization, resulting from UnitedHealthcare’s advertising through EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program.


Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Sep 13, 2012 12:55 PM ET

What do you get when you combine the contoured and colorful aesthetic of Gaudi with the sensibility of an ecological innovator? You might get my guest today on Sea Change Radio. Michael Reynolds’s vocation, Earthship Biotecture, represents something of a revolution in architecture.


Blog from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Sep 13, 2012 12:45 PM ET

Producing a Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR) is a big job that requires significant time andexpertise. It’s easy to underestimate the full scope of resources that reporting requires. Fortunately, there are a wide variety of consultants and agencies available that can help handle many parts of the workload – from strategy, to writing, to data management, to graphic design, as well as agencies that can do it all. Typically, reporting teams only consider hiring a consultant or agency in order to fill obvious gaps in internal resources orexpertise.


Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Sep 13, 2012 12:00 PM ET

(3BL Media) September 13, 2012 - Fiat S.p.A. announced today that for the fourth consecutive year, Fiat S.p.A. has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) World and Europe. Membership in the prestigious DJSI World and DJSI Europe equity indexes is limited to companies judged best-in-class in terms of their economic, as well as environmental and social performance.
 


Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Sep 13, 2012 12:00 PM ET

It was a warm, sunny morning atop the Hotel Ritz in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood. In short, it was a perfect day for reporters and building managers to see and learn about solar water heating.

Sponsored by the San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment) and PG&E, the event Wednesday (Aug. 29) showed off 695 square feet of solar panels that generate heat to heat water for the building’s 260 low-income residents. Using those panels to heat water saves 2,441 therms of natural gas a year for the Hotel Ritz.


Article from in Energy
Sep 13, 2012 10:30 AM ET

While most of us were taking it easy this Labor Day weekend, California’s photovoltaic panels were hard at work, generating record amounts of clean solar power needed to keep living rooms cool and drinks ice cold.

On both Saturday and Sunday, solar power in the state peaked at just over 1,000 megawatts (MW). That’s roughly the same capacity as two large natural gas-fired plants. (Of course, gas-fired plants can keep the lights on at night, when solar isn’t much use.)


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 13, 2012 10:30 AM ET

The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.


Blog from in Environment
Sep 13, 2012 10:00 AM ET

By Beth Shiroishi

Creating a stronger future through sustainable business practices is a goal shared across all aspects of AT&T. And, at a company with large and diverse operations like ours, it takes a strong coordinated effort to successfully manage and measure these efforts.


Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Sep 13, 2012 10:00 AM ET

GE Unveils its Cleanest, Smartest and Most Fuel-Efficient Locomotive Ever in Erie. The prototype introduced today in Erie represents a $600 million investment over eight years.”


Article from in CSR
Sep 13, 2012 9:45 AM ET

PG&E gave a check for $175,000 to the Central Valley chapter of the American Red Cross. It's National Preparedness month. Officials were trying to get the word out to residents to be prepared in case disaster strikes.

Click here to watch the video on KSEE 24 News.

*This article originally appeared on www.ksee24.com


Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 13, 2012 9:30 AM ET

See firsthand the positive difference CITGO is helping to make in the lives of young people by supporting music, sports and education through Renaissance EMS.


Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Sep 13, 2012 9:15 AM ET

DENVER, Sept. 13, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the sixth consecutive year.


Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 13, 2012 9:00 AM ET

As the Deloitte/USOC campus tour continues - University of Virginia students got the chance to hear from top athletes including, Olympic silver medalist swimmer Cullen Jones, two time gold medalist fencer Mariel Zagunis and bronze medalist gymnast Jon Horton.

Check out CBS 19 coverage of the event, featuring an interview with Jon Horton!

VIDEO - http://www.newsplex.com/news/headlines/UVa-Students-Meet-Olympians-169416606.html


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