CSR News

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 16, 2019 11:10 AM ET

Plano, TX, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction-rich data, today announced that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. The index doubled in size from 2018 and includes firms from 10 sectors headquartered across 36 countries and regions.

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Jan 16, 2019 11:00 AM ET

Whole Planet Foundation was created to support communities worldwide where Whole Foods Market sources products. Flowers for Whole Foods Market stores across the US, Canada, and the UK, along with many other products, are sourced in large quantities from Colombia — so while it’s perhaps a bit of a happy coincidence, it seems quite fitting that Whole Planet Foundation’s newest microfinance partner in Colombia is called Aflore, the name of which comes from the Spanish word flor, for ‘flower.’

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 16, 2019 10:20 AM ET

The 2019 Gender-Equality Index highlights 230 firms that are trailblazers in their commitment to transparency in workplace gender reporting

By John A. Lanier

Blog from in Environment
Jan 16, 2019 10:00 AM ET

Politics aside, as many carry on daily activities in the wake of the government shutdown, many generous folks are out there being stewards of America's treasures on behalf of all of us. It hasn’t been a pretty job, and they're not being paid a dime to do it. They're doing it to preserve America's treasures for current generations and for tommorrow's generations as well.

Press Release from in Human Resources
Jan 16, 2019 9:30 AM ET

New video challenge inspires students and educators to fight against discrimination, injustice and hate by using the power of testimony to create a brighter future 

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 16, 2019 9:30 AM ET

On January 3, 2019, Xylem employee volunteers in Pune and Thane completed the installation of ten AquaHomes into households in the villages of Mugoan and Masaad, India. The volunteers spent four days installing the AquaHomes, which provide the households with solar power and clean water for the first time. Prior to this project, the families were using kerosene lamps as their only source of light in their homes. Additionally, the families collected water from contaminated wells in the community, causing many illnesses and diseases among villagers.

Blog from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jan 16, 2019 9:05 AM ET

On the 25th September 2015 in New York a document entitled Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was endorsed by the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Jan 16, 2019 9:00 AM ET

Have you ever noticed that scientists historically are mostly white men? Do you think that this fact has skewed some scientific findings? Well, our guest today on Sea Change Radio has certainly noticed. This week, we speak to glaciologist M Jackson, who’s drawn attention from the right wing for the feminist perspective she applies to her research. We discuss her new book, "The Secret Lives of Glaciers," dive into her research, and examine how and why science has been influenced by centuries of white male dominance.

Montréal, Quebec - February 11-14, 2019

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 16, 2019 9:00 AM ET

FSC®​ Auditor Training

Forest Management, Chain of Custody, and ISO 19011

February 11-14, 2019 | Montréal, Quebec

Fee reversals and waivers available to impacted Federal employees; $250,000 of support to United Way Worldwide for local communities

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jan 16, 2019 9:00 AM ET

SAN FRANCISCO, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/--During this historic Federal Government shutdown, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is offering relief to impacted customers and community members. Fee reversals and waivers are available to affected customers and, today, the company announced a donation of $250,000 to the United for U.S.

Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact

Blog from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jan 16, 2019 9:00 AM ET

The value of universal principles

It was 20 years ago this month that our late founder UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan first proposed the idea of a Global Compact between the United Nations and the world’s businesses. The universal principles on human and labour rights, respect for the environment and anti-corruption proposed by Kofi Annan as the basis of our relationship are as valuable and relevant today as they were then. 

A topsy-turvy world

By David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 16, 2019 8:35 AM ET

I was recently reflecting on 2018 -- an end of the year ritual -- taking stock of the triumphs, challenges, and lessons learned before I begin to prioritize actions to further innovation and accelerate adoption in 2019. In search of inspiration, I found myself reviewing rankings published throughout the year; like “Fast Company’s” Most Innovative Companies of 2018.

$12 trillion and growing fast

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Jan 16, 2019 8:05 AM ET

Welcome to GreenMoney’s January 2019 issue featuring the recently released “Report on US Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing Trends”. Spend some time with these articles, based on the US SIF report, covering the multiple aspects of where the SRI industry has been and where it is headed. The numbers in the Trends Report are positive, as more investors, institutions and financial professionals understand that SRI is good for themselves, their clients, and all of us.

List Ranks Companies on Issues Ranging from Employee Benefits to Community Support, Environmental Impact and More

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 16, 2019 8:00 AM ET

CALGARY, Canada, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that more than one third of the companies on JUST Capital's list of America’s 100 “most JUST” corporations are Benevity clients. Developed in partnership with Forbes, the 2018 JUST 100 is the independent research nonprofit’s third annual ranking of publicly traded U.S.