CSR News

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Aug 15, 2018 1:00 PM ET

We are proud of our accomplishments in 2017, including but not limited to our $45.5 billion in sales and revenues, over 600k connected assets, 18 consecutive years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and ranking #38  on Forbe's America's Best Corporate Citizens list and #89 on Interbrand's Best Global Brands of 2017. Check out more of our 2017 stats here.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Aug 15, 2018 12:30 PM ET

Over the last few decades, the skyline of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur has mushroomed – a conglomeration of skyscrapers highlighted by The Petronas Twin Towers, two of the world’s tallest buildings, now obscure the horizon in this rapidly-developing city. Is all this construction a good thing for the country? And to what extent are developers and the Malaysian government considering sustainability in this building spree?

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Aug 15, 2018 11:25 AM ET

Businesses are investing heavily in sustainability, as it regards environmental and social concerns — but what about the sustainability of an organization’s most important asset, its people? Yes, there is the workplace wellness movement, often thought of as a human resources concern. However, if the movement is truly going to move the needle in terms of employee health, happiness and productivity, corporations will do well to elevate it to an organization-wide pursuit, and understand it as part of the big picture of sustainability.

Article from in Finance & Investment
Aug 15, 2018 11:25 AM ET

Whether you plan to retire right at 65 or work a little longer, you’re likely eager to ensure your retirement dreams can soon become a reality. Here are some tips on helping prepare for this significant milestone.

Steps to take at age 60 and beyond:

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Aug 15, 2018 11:15 AM ET
  • Nine projects awarded $275,000 in Urban Revitalization grants
  • Duke Energy has issued $2.2 million in redevelopment grants to 65 projects in Greater Cincinnati since the program launched in 2011
  • Catalyst grants given to projects that aim to reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business expansion and workforce training opportunities

By Karen Langhauser

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Aug 15, 2018 11:10 AM ET

Wrapping up our bioprocessing category is MilliporeSigma’s Biopharma Product Recycling Program. The increase in single-use plastics waste is pushing biopharma manufacturers to address the environmental impact of currently utilized methods of disposal, such as landfilling and incineration, and question whether there is a better option.

Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Aug 15, 2018 10:15 AM ET

Sysco is setting a clear path for our future and delivering a better tomorrow by 2025.

Care for our people.

Supply products responsibly.

Protect the planet.

For more information on Sysco’s 2025 Responsibility Goals, visit www.Sysco.com/2025Goals.

About Sysco

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 15, 2018 10:00 AM ET

WASHINGTON, DC: According to a study conducted by CB Insights on 100+ startup failures, the top reason startups fail is because there is no market need for their solution. Simply put, the team hasn’t conducted sufficient customer discovery or market validation to attract customers for their product or service.

By Betty Joita

Article from in Green Building
Aug 15, 2018 10:00 AM ET

Georgia, somewhere to the edge of Alabama. That is where the living laboratory for the highways of the future might come to be, thanks to the Ray C.

Article from in Energy
Aug 15, 2018 9:15 AM ET

OSCODA – The public got a glimpse of the inter-workings of the Foote Dam Hydroelectric Plant, Saturday, during a centennial celebration held over the weekend.

Consumers Energy allowed 240 visitors to tour the dam at no cost on Saturday, Aug. 11, for 30 minute guided tours.

Built in 1918, Foote Dam was named after William A. Foote, the founding father of today’s Consumers Energy in 1886. The dam is responsible for supplying electricity to thousands of people all over the state of Michigan.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Aug 15, 2018 9:15 AM ET

KENILWORTH, N.J., August 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) is supporting two new programs to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. With a focus on underserved rural and urban populations in New England and Minnesota, these programs are part of the Foundation’s $5 million effort to reduce disparities in health care for underserved communities affected by Alzheimer’s.

Article from in Health and Wellness
Aug 15, 2018 9:05 AM ET

Sharing our time, talent and financial resources with our neighbors is one of our greatest responsibilities as a profitable company – and we’ve seen how our contributions can improve lives and strengthen communities.

Sodexo participates in three-day event for third consecutive year, providing food and employment services

Press Release from in Human Resources
Aug 15, 2018 9:00 AM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, provided more than 1,000 meals along with employment services for homeless veterans and support providers during the Stand Down event, June 29 through July 1 at San Diego High School in San Diego, CA. The 31st annual Stand Down program was hosted by Veterans Village of San Diego with support from the United States Marine Corps West Coast.

Article from in Finance & Investment
Aug 15, 2018 8:45 AM ET

Domtar’s Biomaterials team and research partners have been focusing time and resources on lignin development — specifically, developing lignin-based materials that could eventually serve as sustainable and biodegradable alternatives to petroleum and other fossil fuel–based products.

Article from in Education
Aug 15, 2018 8:35 AM ET

One of Close the Gap’s DigiTrucks (the one sponsored by Arrow Electronics) is currently traveling through Kenya. Two of Close the Gap’s local partner organisations, who are also the operators of this DigiTruck, Computers for Schools Kenya (CFSK) and the WEEE Centre, are touring through different Kenyan (sub)counties the next few weeks. The first visit of the DigiTruck is Mlolongo, Machakos county.