CSR News

Black & Veatch joins new industry association to support the responsible integration of air mobility into urban transportation

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Nov 7, 2019 10:30 AM ET

SEATTLE, Washington - The Community Air Mobility Initiative (CAMI) announces its launch with the support of its founding members. CAMI is a new nonprofit industry association, featuring electrified transportation market leader Black & Veatch as a founding member, dedicated to providing communities and the decision makers that support them with the information and tools that will be vital to the successful integration of aviation into our daily transportation options.

Blog from in Environment
Nov 7, 2019 10:25 AM ET

Meet Audre Pyle, Antea Group’s practitioner from Austin, TX. She travels the country, helping out with diverse environmental projects. She says, “the most interesting thing about environmental remediation work is figuring out how to clean up a site successfully based on the type of contamination…”

Audrey lives on a ranch with 11 miniature horses and four dogs. Read more about Audrey and Antea Group here.

About Antea Group

Too much work, too little time? Join BSR19 for the day.

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 7, 2019 10:05 AM ET

The BSR Conference 2019 kicks off on Tuesday in San Jose, and our agenda is live.

FedEx wraps up another round of International Walk to School Day events held in October

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Nov 7, 2019 10:00 AM ET

By: Tim Wertner, Senior Vice President U.S. Operations at FedEx Express

I was honored to walk alongside Torine Creppy, the President of Safe Kids Worldwide, as we led more than 1,200 kids and adults in our FedEx and Safe Kids Walk This Way event, promoting pedestrian safety. Dozens of FedEx volunteers helped ensure kids were safe walkers.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Nov 7, 2019 9:50 AM ET

The third annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit, presented by Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Sands Cares, takes place Thursday, November 7 at The Venetian Resort. Ahead of Summit 19, NPHY Executive Director Arash Ghafoori spoke to us about the issue of youth homelessness, how the Summit addresses the issue and about the importance of NPHY’s partnership with Sands and others.

First and foremost: Why is the Youth Homelessness Summit critical for Southern Nevada?

All sessions fall under 6 key themes aiming to deliver against the 2030/2050 horizons

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 7, 2019 9:30 AM ET

November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The time for dialogue is over, action is needed is needed now, - but how? The Responsible Business Summit Europe (26-28 May 2019, London) we will convene 750+ leaders from across the globe to share their latest strategies, and more importantly, tangible insights into how they are helping deliver the required transformation of business.

Words by Tina Casey

Article from in Business & Trade
Nov 7, 2019 9:25 AM ET

In today’s tight labor market, companies cannot afford to ignore untapped reservoirs of smart, motivated potential employees. Yet many have just such a pool of talent right before their eyes. By innovating on outreach, continuing education and career development, some companies are finding new ways to ensure their workforce is the best it can be—and that can mean a more diverse workforce, as well.

Diversity and outreach

Keep America Beautiful Encourages Americans to Join the Effort to Recycle More, Recycle Right and Pledge to Recycle!

Press Release from in Environment
Nov 7, 2019 9:15 AM ET

STAMFORD, Conn. November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Recycling innovation and partnership are themes of this year’s America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® national program that takes place on and surrounding Nov. 15.

Article from in Health and Wellness
Nov 7, 2019 8:35 AM ET

Our employees are the heart, mind and soul of Johnson & Johnson. They power both the health of our organization, and their own healthy lives. That’s why we are committed to empowering and inspiring employees through a culture of health that embraces physical, financial, spiritual and mental wellbeing.

Our Opportunity

Foster a culture of inclusion by removing the stigma associated with mental health

Our Actions and Outcomes

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Nov 7, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford joined our Vice President of Community and Public Affairs Jeff Noel today to celebrate 20 years of collaboration! #csr #collectiveimpact

Whirlpool Hosted Chicago Ideas Week Lab Highlighting the Heartbreaking Reality Facing Students Nationwide – Lack of Access to Clean Clothes

Blog from in Philanthropy
Nov 7, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Education has a laundry problem and Whirlpool is fighting back. Did you know that according to teachers nationwide 1 in 5 students don’t have access to clean clothes[1]? Dirty clothes lead to students missing school and students who miss school are seven times more likely to drop out[2]. The Care Counts™ laundry program, established in 2015, is committed to helping remove one small but important barrier to attendance – access to clean clothes – by installing washers and dryers in schools.

Article from in Philanthropy
Nov 7, 2019 8:00 AM ET

With a new investment of more than US $170,000 signed earlier this year, Gildan and World Vision Honduras are enhancing their existing partnership and will collaborate to diligently strengthen World Vision’s sustainable education intervention program in 1,200 schools in Honduras.  

By John Nolan

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 6, 2019 3:45 PM ET

PSEG’s Power of One campaign, a yearlong, companywide initiative to celebrate volunteerism, launched in May. Since then, we have highlighted members of the PSEG workforce for their good deeds on the company’s Energize! blog and social media channels. We’ve also awarded thousands of dollars’ worth of grants from the PSEG Foundation in employees’ names to the organizations to which they give their time.

Words by Tom Murray

Article from in Business & Trade
Nov 6, 2019 3:40 PM ET

It is imperative that farmers, food companies, policymakers, and environmental advocates collaborate to figure out how to feed a growing global population while minimizing environmental impacts and building a more resilient food system. One company that is stepping up to this challenge is Smithfield Foods.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Nov 6, 2019 3:25 PM ET

There’s a quote often attributed, perhaps incorrectly, to the great economist John Maynard Keynes that “Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work for the benefit of all.” The absurdity of this notion is being played out in real time in the form of smoke-filled air and rolling blackouts in Northern California, courtesy of the state’s largest monopoly, Pacific, Gas & Electric, better known as PG&E.