CSR News

Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Jan 15, 2019 12:00 PM ET

What can you learn about benefits and employee concerns through casual conversations with people on the street? Find out by watching three new videos that take a lighthearted and humorous approach to benefits realities using questions from the 2018 Aflac WorkForces Report.

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Press Release from in Education
Jan 15, 2019 11:55 AM ET

- In Support of Core Instruction, Multiyear Partnership Introduces Career Explorations, Curricular Tools, and Classroom Project Starters Based on MLB’s Vast Archive and State-Of-The-Art Tracking Technology - 

- Baltimore County Public Schools Host National Launch Event -

Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jan 15, 2019 11:15 AM ET

Sysco is starting off the year focused on the big issues!

Through extensive engagement with internal and external stakeholders, our materiality process identified 10 critical issues that are material to the future our business and the needs, interests, and concerns of Sysco's stakeholders. Check out the infographic above to see how we're Delivering A Better Tomorrow.

To learn more about Sysco's commitment to Delivering A Better Tomorrow, read our 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility report here.

Blog from in Environment
Jan 15, 2019 10:35 AM ET

This blog was guest written by Kathy Mulvany, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Cisco

“Our world is in the early stages of a sustainability revolution…with the magnitude of the industrial revolution and the speed of the digital revolution.” – Al Gore, 2018 Global Climate Action Summit

This is just one of the many thoughtful and inspiring takeaways I heard at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco.

Blog from in Environment
Jan 15, 2019 10:25 AM ET

The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) was formed to ensure companies had the guidance to create climate-science-aligned targets to drive decarbonization and business transformation.

Antea Group provides you an in-depth analysis of the reasons why setting science-based targets are good for your business, the reality of science-based targets, and how these apply and can be adapted to your organization.

Blog from in Environment
Jan 15, 2019 10:05 AM ET

The holidays are over- did you keep the environment in mind? Chances are you may be under a mountain of wrapping paper, tinsel, and a lot of plastic. 

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Jan 15, 2019 10:00 AM ET

The Brydges family, of Florida, adopted Dalton and Dawson from foster care with the support of Rachel Adler, a Wendy's Wonderful Kids adoption recruiter. Rachel did all she could to find the boys their forever family. "To me, family is so important," she shared. "And to know that there are kids who don't have that and might not have the chance to have that...I thought how awesome that I get to do that work."

To join the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s e-newsletter, click here.

Press Release from in Education
Jan 15, 2019 9:40 AM ET

BETHESDA, Md., January 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin is now accepting applications for its new 2019 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship program through Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the demand for aerospace, electrical, mechanical and computer engineers will grow 16 percent by 2022, which means that 1.5 million jobs will need to be filled in that timeframe.

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Jan 15, 2019 9:30 AM ET

There's no better time to kick off a wellness regimen than the new year. To help inspire you, we compiled a month-by-month guide of our top expert-backed tips for everything from combating allergies come springtime to getting better shut-eye in 2019.

Anyone who has ever committed to getting healthy knows there's an essential ingredient when it comes to success: having a plan.

As our impact grows, so does our responsibility.

Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Jan 15, 2019 9:20 AM ET

Through a global network of partners, our products, therapies, and services
improve the health of millions of patients around the world. We understand
that as our impact grows, so does our responsibility. In 2018: 

  • $1.8B was spent with small and diverse companies
  • 95% of global employees completed annual quality training certification
  • 15,500+ marketing and sales employees trained on ethical promotion
  • 96% of distributors received our Distributor Code of Conduct training

Tony Hernandez, founder of Jax Media, says taking a 'gamble' on people is the best way to get more diversity both behind and in front of the camera.

Blog from in Human Resources
Jan 15, 2019 9:05 AM ET

By Nicole Bitette

Tony Hernandez was a line producer on “Louie” when he realized there was an opportunity to create talent-driven comedic series that could be produced for a fraction of the budget of typical broadcast network comedies. The idea led him to found his production company, Jax Media, and a long-running partnership with Viacom networks, producing hits like “Broad City,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” and “Younger.”

Press Release from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jan 15, 2019 9:00 AM ET

VEVEY, Switzerland, January 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé today laid out its broader vision to achieve a waste-free future and announced a series of specific actions towards meeting its April 2018 commitment to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, with a particular focus on avoiding plastic-waste.

Follow SCS as we verify a carbon offset project

Multimedia with summary from in Energy
Jan 15, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Since 2008, SCS Global Services has conducted hundreds of assessments of carbon offset projects around the world. Our role is to conduct independent audits and inspections to ensure that offset projects comply with standards and accomplish their carbon sequestration goals.

Third-party verification is a prerequisite for the sale or trade of credits on carbon markets. Carbon offsets and Cap and Trade programs incentivize companies to reduce their emissions, and give landowners investment resources to continue their sustainable forestry practices.

Leaders in tree planting, conservation and environmental stewardship from around the country and world to be honored through the annual Arbor Day Awards

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 15, 2019 8:00 AM ET

LINCOLN, Neb., January 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced finalists for its annual recognition program with the winners to be announced prior to National Arbor Day on April 26, 2019. Since 1972, the Foundation has presented awards for work at the international, national, state and community levels to recognize conservation efforts such as tree planting and care, Arbor Day celebrations, education, community projects and roadside beautification. This year 25 finalists have been identified for six awards including:

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 15, 2019 7:20 AM ET

January 15, 2019 - The Central Market of Calama recently unveiled a newly painted façade for the popular commercial building thanks to the support of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company.

Improving the appearance of the city’s Latorre Commercial District was an initiative of Calama Plus, which brings together several companies and organizations operating in Calama such as El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company, the municipality of Calama, Sercotec, and the Central Market Community.