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Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading Michael relief efforts

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Oct 12, 2018 11:45 AM ET

BENTONVILLE, Ark., October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $1.5 million of cash and in-kind support for relief and recovery. In addition, $1 million from the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund held at Foundation For The Carolinas will support Red Cross efforts for those most impacted in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.   

Article from in Health and Wellness
Oct 12, 2018 11:10 AM ET

No question about it, the lung cancer field is hot—and chock-full of new drugs and combos. But there's a dearth of treatments specifically for early-stage disease, and Johnson & Johnson is looking to crowdsourcing to bring in new ideas.

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 12, 2018 10:45 AM ET
  • Earns prestigious 2018 Candidate Experience Award
  • Marks the third consecutive year FCA US has earned the award
  • FCA US only automaker to achieve this benchmark

Blog from in Human Resources
Oct 12, 2018 10:35 AM ET

by Tamara Tardy

When I think about International Day of the Girl, I remember how my college basketball coach asked me to speak in front of a group of Fortune 500 executives. I had never spoken to top execs before, let alone a room full of them! I had my self-doubts, but ultimately, I chose to be bold. I shared my story of how at 5’5, I landed myself in a D-1 basketball program. Afterward, many offered their business cards and encouraged me to pursue an IT career.

Article from in Energy
Oct 12, 2018 10:10 AM ET

Sustainability is one of the highest priorities on today's CEO agenda. Climate change is dramatically impacting the planet and creating new business risks. So how are companies responding to mitigating environmental damage and ensuring long-term resiliency through increased use of digitization?

With lessons from AEG, Entrade, Walmart and WWF, leaders should consider five key strategies:

Strategy 1: Adopt a One Planet Mentality

One Hundred Percent of Proceeds Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Awareness This October

Article from in Philanthropy
Oct 12, 2018 10:05 AM ET

eBay for Charity and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) are teaming up to fight breast cancer this October to support Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC), a charitable initiative of the CFDA Foundation that raises funds and awareness for breast cancer in the U.S. and internationally. Starting today through October 18 (8am PT) eBay shoppers and fashion-lovers alike can visit www.eBay.com/CFDA to browse exclusive and special-priced items, of which 100% of the proceeds will benefit Fashion Targets Breast Cancer.

Multimedia with summary from in Human Resources
Oct 12, 2018 10:05 AM ET

In honor of #NationalComingOutDay, CBRE is proud to share the stories of several of our employees who’ve had the courage to come out in the workplace in an inspiring new video. 

New film highlights work by Abbott and Abbott Fund to create the first emergency facilities and emergency medicine residency program in Tanzania.

Multimedia with summary from in Health and Wellness
Oct 12, 2018 10:00 AM ET

Just a decade ago, emergency medicine did not exist in Tanzania. Patients waited hours for the most basic life-saving care.

Today, East Africa’s first-ever emergency room and emergency medicine residency training program save thousands of lives, every year.

Article from in Business & Trade
Oct 12, 2018 9:05 AM ET

The Independent Appointments Committee has an extraordinary open call for nominations to fill an unexpected vacancy in the Business Enterprise constituency on the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB). Apply before 31 October! 

Multimedia with summary from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 12, 2018 8:50 AM ET

South Oakland Shelter (SOS) has been helping end homelessness in Michigan’s Oakland Country for individuals and families in crisis for over 30 years. Last December, Epsilon provided a $25,000 matching gift to SOS’s end of year campaign, effectively adding $50,000 to their operating funds. Our associates are additionally involved with the shelter through collection drives, associate volunteer days, and South Oakland Shelter’s Rent Party Event. Through this partnership, South Oakland Shelter recognized Epsilon with the 2018 Annual Impact Award for Outstanding Corporate Partner.

A powerful partnership with HP, the Clooney Foundation for Justice, UNICEF, and Google.org is finding ways to ignite learning and inspire kids who fled Lebanon

Article from in Philanthropy
Oct 12, 2018 8:45 AM ET

Watch the film here

Every day begins the same for Marah, a 12-year-old girl living in Beirut. “At 8 o'clock, I have my breakfast. I spend some time with my family, while they are having their coffee. Then I prepare myself for school and I prepare my bag,” she says.

It’s a daily schedule typical by school children the world over, and yet to Marah it feels more like a privilege.

Life, interrupted

Subaru and its retailers are partnering with local animal organizations to help our furry friends.

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Oct 12, 2018 8:35 AM ET

According to the ASPCA®, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters each year. As part of our Subaru Loves Pets initiative, this October, Subaru and our retailers are partnering with local animal organizations to help our furry friends and improve their chances at finding a safe and loving home.

Click here to watch the video.

Learn more at www.subaru.com/pets.

by Mary Mazzoni

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Oct 12, 2018 8:25 AM ET

Agriculture accounts for around 9 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The global tally of agricultural emissions is even higher, with estimates ranging from 13 to 24 percent of total GHGs.

A webinar with Theresa Eberhardt. EDF

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Oct 12, 2018 7:05 AM ET

Register here

Establishing an accurate baseline and quantifying scope 3 emissions is a critical step in meeting both supply chain energy reduction goals and partner goals. But it can be challenging to translate that internal goal into supplier action.

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Oct 12, 2018 6:15 AM ET

With the donation of one hectare of communal land by the community, Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine recently constructed and opened the Rural Medical Centre, which will benefit more than 2,300 members of the community of Cedros and Mazapil, in the state of Zacatecas, one of the largest municipalities in Mexico.