CSR News

New initiatives include scaling the use of ag tech to generate economic, environmental benefits

Press Release from in Environment
Jan 15, 2019 7:00 AM ET

SPRINGDALE, Ark., January 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced a new partnership to develop and deploy initiatives that support Tyson’s sustainability strategy and help meet increasing consumer demand for more sustainably grown food.

New Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Competition from the Computational Thinking Curriculum “Ignite My Future in School” Sparks Youth Innovation, Digital Exploration and Sustainable Solutions to Improve Our World

Multimedia with summary from in Education
Jan 14, 2019 3:45 PM ET

Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms announce the final week of the Ignite Innovation Student Challenge. With entries accepted through Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. ET, the competition gives young innovators an amazing chance to win $10,000 and receive virtual mentorship from a team of TCS technology experts to bring their winning idea to life.

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jan 14, 2019 1:15 PM ET

STAMFORD, Conn., January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – As national parks face issues with unmanaged waste during the government shutdown, Keep America Beautiful, the largest community improvement organization in the United States, and Nestlé Waters North America, one of the leading beverage companies in North America, announced today that they are teaming up to help mobilize affiliate organizations and volunteers across the country to clean up these shared public spaces.

Your 2019 Resolutions to Keep Your Identity Safe

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 14, 2019 12:30 PM ET

By Eva Velasquez, CEO, Identity Theft Resource Center

Press Release from in Energy
Jan 14, 2019 12:00 PM ET

BELVIDERE, N.J., January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- DSM North America held a grand opening of its newly expanded solar field in Belvidere on Thursday, January 10. The 20.2 MW solar project, located on 66 acres, is now the largest net-metered solar installation in New Jersey and the second largest on the East Coast. The on-site solar generation facility is comprised of 62,000+ solar panels and is estimated to produce 25,000,000 kWh of renewable electricity annually.

DSM North America's newly expanded 66 acre solar field in Belvidere, New Jersey

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 14, 2019 12:00 PM ET

PHILADELPHIA, January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was once again named one of the top 50 companies for diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE, for its professional inclusion of people from all races and demographics.

Press Release from in Education
Jan 14, 2019 11:55 AM ET

CALHOUN, Ga., January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Durkan, the hospitality flooring brand of Mohawk Group, is now accepting artwork submissions for the dscvr Student Design Competition, its annual hospitality design contest.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jan 14, 2019 11:30 AM ET

While shiny new sustainability projects continue to draw attention from the media, NAEM’s recent trends report revealed a new rubric for sustainability performance within companies. The criteria: alignment with the business strategy, integration into business operations, and achieving measurable results. 

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jan 14, 2019 10:55 AM ET

Financial literacy is a key pillar for financial inclusion, and a critical success factor to achieve at least nine of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For instance, eliminating poverty and achieving gender equality is simply not possible when two thirds of adults worldwide remain financially illiterate and women continue to trail men in financial decision making.

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 14, 2019 10:30 AM ET

This week, Porter Novelli’s Purpose Practice hit the floor at CES, the world’s largest gathering of consumer technologies, to see the latest at the intersection of tech and Purpose.

Schneider Electric does not only help clients to identify sustainability opportunities, but also asses risks that companies may face and help them be more resilient

Multimedia with summary from in Energy
Jan 14, 2019 10:15 AM ET

According to findings from the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook, energy consumption is expected to increase by 50% between 2005 and 2030. In order to ensure decarbonization goals are met in response to the climate crisis, the world energy markets are facing an inevitable transformation today.

Reimagining human resources

Article from in Business & Trade
Jan 14, 2019 10:15 AM ET

Disruptive forces are sharply changing how we live and work, creating an imperative for enterprises to rapidly adapt. But there are several areas where the pace of change has yet to catch up with the new realities of business. Chief HR officers and their teams must take the lead with agility and sustain exponential value for the future of human resources.

The changing enterprise

Article from in Business & Trade
Jan 14, 2019 10:10 AM ET

As part of The Conference Board's commememoration of 75 Years of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy LeadershipJeff Hoffman hosted a special three-part podcast series featuring current members of the CSR Council.

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (01.10.2019)

Newsletter from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Jan 14, 2019 10:00 AM ET

There were many positive developments and trendlines in 2018 that we believe were encouraging for corporate sustainability & responsibility managers, sustainable investing champions, NGO managers and members, and other stakeholders.  The analyses and wrap-ups are beginning to appear now in the many media outlets and platforms that we monitor.  We bring you some highlights in this first newsletter of the exciting new year, 2019!

WPF partner KOMIDA innovates to make it affordable

Article from in Finance & Investment
Jan 14, 2019 10:00 AM ET

According to The World Bank, approximately 20% of the world’s population does not have a toilet in their home.  Cost can be one challenge for a household.  According to CGAP, “In Indonesia, for example, connection to piped water systems averages