CSR News

By: Jim Pisani, Global Brand President, Timberland

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 16, 2018 12:30 PM ET

It’s hard to believe over a year has passed since I joined Timberland as global brand president. When I think back on my first weeks in the role, I recall two things above all others: the excitement I felt at the challenge of leading a nearly $2 billion global lifestyle brand; and how moved I was by the passion and commitment of the Timberland community — not only for the brand itself, but also for doing good. This was clearly a special place I had landed.

Michael R. Bloomberg to Join Fireside Chat; Chief Executive Officers From Major Global Companies to Present Long-term Strategic Plans to Investors Representing $25 Trillion in AUM

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 16, 2018 11:55 AM ET

NEW YORK, January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ — CECP's Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) will host the third CEO Investor Forum (CIF) on February 26, 2018, at the Time Warner Center in New York City. Michael R.

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 16, 2018 11:45 AM ET

Ingersoll Rand’s Residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) & Supply's National Distribution Center (NDC) in Bridgeton, Missouri, won the Award of Merit from the St. Louis Green Business Challenge for the third consecutive year. The Challenge recognizes top companies in the St. Louis area for implementing sustainability measures in their daily operations.

by Tom Bruce-Gardyne

Article from in Philanthropy
Jan 16, 2018 11:15 AM ET

After one of the most destructive hurricane seasons on record, Caribbean rum producers may have to prepare for worse to come. The Spirits Business speaks to some of the biggest players in the region.

By: Jim Jenkins

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 16, 2018 11:10 AM ET

Making a significant difference requires courage, commitment and drive. It is those same principles that are inspiring the next generation of students at University of Detroit Mercy, a Catholic university founded in the Mercy and Jesuit traditions of community service and social justice.

Article from in Health and Wellness
Jan 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET

In many low- and middle-income countries, it can be difficult for people living with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) to access the care they need. Those living with NCDs – like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, and mental health conditions – often struggle to take care of themselves and their loved ones. And the situation becomes even more burdensome with age.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 16, 2018 10:30 AM ET

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery recently received the Industry Award at the 15th annual Conservation and Environmental Stewardship Awards Banquet at the American Bank Center. The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation presented the award to CITGO in recognition of the refinery’s efforts to reduce waste generation and air emissions. 

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jan 16, 2018 10:15 AM ET

January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced a commitment to create new standards for post-production alterations of beauty imagery it creates for stores, websites, social media and any marketing materials. As part of this initiative, transparency for beauty imagery that has been materially altered will be required by the end of 2020.

An interview with Flavia Micilotta, Eurosif’s Executive Director

Article from in Finance & Investment
Jan 16, 2018 10:00 AM ET

Sustainable and responsible investment is helping mobilize and direct finance towards building a more inclusive, stable and greener European economy. We talked to Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director at Eurosif, to discover how.

​Eurosif is the pan-European sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) membership organization whose mission is to promote sustainability by means of European financial markets, and through its membership network encompassing €8 trillion in total assets.

Press Release from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Jan 16, 2018 10:00 AM ET

Tetra Pak pledges to support the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy, announced today as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy.

The company will:

  • Work with industry partners to ensure that by 2030, recycling solutions are in place for all components of beverage cartons so they can be fully recycled across Europe; 

  • Substantially increase the use of plastics made from renewable feedstock;

  • Use recycled plastics once they are validated as safe and are legally acceptable for use as a food contact material​

with the Homewise Community Investment Fund

Article from in Finance & Investment
Jan 16, 2018 9:45 AM ET

By Laura Altomare, CFRM, Director of Communications and Development, Homewise

Since our founding in 1986, we’ve helped over 14,000 households become more financially educated, 3,600 become homeowners, 2,100 make energy-efficient home improvements and emergency repairs, 600 refinance to more affordable mortgages, and we have built over 600 high-quality affordable homes. These results are made possible through the support of our investors and donors, who serve as our partners in helping families build financial resilience and stability through successful homeownership.

Blog from in Environment
Jan 16, 2018 9:30 AM ET

How about today? Is it still true that the natural world exists independently from human influence? Or, on the other hand, maybe human constructs have become so pervasive that our impacts are seen in every corner of the globe.

Press Release from in Energy
Jan 16, 2018 9:15 AM ET

JACKSON, Mich., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy is taking input from the public as it develops a long-range plan that will help ensure Michigan continues to be powered by affordable, reliable and clean energy.

Consumers Energy is developing an Integrated Resource Plan that will serve as a valuable guide for actions for the next 15 years.

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 16, 2018 9:15 AM ET

The Pan American Games are a big event: 31 sporting venues, 364 medal events, 7,000 athletes, 1 million tickets sold, 650 hours of online coverage, and 23,000 volunteers. To connect the games to the world, technology-sponsor Cisco tapped local Cisco Networking Academies to build the technology to power the game.

Planning a Massive Network

11th Annual “State of Green Business” Shows Global Progress By Private Sector, Though Challenges Remain

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jan 16, 2018 9:00 AM ET

OAKLAND, Calif. and LONDON, January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The rollback of America’s environmental regulations and international commitments has galvanized companies around the world to extend or redouble their efforts, according to a new report.