CSR News

My Life & Baseball blog will provide insider's view of life as a professional baseball player

Article from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Jan 12, 2018 4:25 PM ET

Nick Rickles is 27, a native of West Palm Beach, Fla, and he's been playing the game of baseball for as long as he can remember.  He's a catcher in the Philadelphia Phillies organization, and he's launching a blog, My Life & Baseball, to share his journey with the fans.  Below, Nick tells us why he's launching the blog in the latest MLBPlayers.com Player Perspectives feature.


By The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR)

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 12, 2018 4:15 PM ET

As part of its signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, AT&T connects employees with students to provide mentoring and help students discover their potential. Since 2012, AT&T employees invested more than 1.6 million hours to impact students across the country. We asked one of these employees, Neal Backsman, to share his experience as a mentor and how it has changed him.


Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 12, 2018 4:00 PM ET

The 2018 Green Power Leadership Awards application period will open February 5 and will close on April 6. EPA co-sponsors the Awards in conjunction with the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS). The awards recognize leading organizations that have helped further the green power market through their green power procurement, innovation, overall green power strategy, and impact.

During this webinar, EPA and CRS will provide information related to eligibility, evaluation criteria, and application content for each of the award categories, as well as answer questions.


Multimedia with summary from in Education
Jan 12, 2018 3:35 PM ET

For college students, meal plans eliminate the hassle of grocery shopping and mealtime preparation -- a real plus as assignments and tests pile up. With numerous options in campus dining, Aramark’s registered dietitians in colleges and universities share their best tips on how to maintain a balanced diet on a meal plan for a healthy start to the spring semester. Learn more here


A year-end look at the best podcasts from Longitudes

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 12, 2018 2:25 PM ET

We fully embraced the podcasting craze in 2017, launching Longitudes Radio in October. The mission? To bring more conversations about where the world is heading straight to you.

In our inaugural season, we explored how UPS is building the Network of the Future, talked about the qualities of an effective public speaker and predicted what blockchain means for international commerce as we know it.


Caring Companion for Children with Cancer Honored for Best Unexpected Product among 3,900 Exhibitors

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jan 12, 2018 1:25 PM ET

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, capped off a busy week at the Consumer Electronics Show® (CES) by accepting the Best of CES 2018 Award for Best Unexpected Product for My Special Aflac Duck, the company’s new social robot designed to help children coping with cancer.


Save the date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11am EST/4pm GMT

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 12, 2018 1:00 PM ET

Don’t miss this stimulating discussion about corporate climate action with WWF and HP!

What is the conversation about?

  • Science-Based Targets (SBTs), which can help align corporate environmental objectives with climate science.

Who has joined SBTs?

  • There are more than 300 companies! Is yours on the list?

If not, why don’t you let them know about this new trend in corporate sustainability?


Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 12, 2018 12:10 PM ET

Republic Services General Manager, Michael Mahoney of the Daly City division recently received the Mayor's Award at the Daly City council meeting at City Hall. The award recognizes a Citizen of the Year, Youth of the Year and Business of the Year for their professional leadership and commitment to give back to the community. The awards were presented during the Daly City Council annual reorganization meeting presented by Mayor Glenn Sylvester.


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 12, 2018 11:50 AM ET

January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - John A. Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be the keynote speaker on Friday, January 26 for the Green Coast Council's Sustainability Summit in Mobile, Alabama.

Sessions at the Summit will cover topics such as sustainable business practices, eco-tourism, energy conservation, green infrastructure, aquaculture and local government tools for sustainable development. 

Click here for the conference agenda.


3 men tamed the Catawba River and brought electricity to Carolinas textile mills

Blog from in Energy
Jan 12, 2018 11:30 AM ET

The Carolinas we know today are shaped from Dr. Gill Wylie’s simple idea more than 100 years ago. He wanted to turn water into electricity.


By Derek Markham

Article from in Green Building
Jan 12, 2018 11:15 AM ET

What will the highways of the near future look like? This road project aims to create "a corridor that reconnects and restores us."


Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 12, 2018 11:15 AM ET

NEW YORK and LONDON, January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The winners of the 2017 King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness (RC) Award were honored in the prestigious annual Award Gala that took place in December 2017 in Riyadh. King Salman recognized and acclaimed winning companies for their excellent sustainability and responsible competitiveness leadership, outstanding management practices and innovative social and environmental initiatives.

The winners of the 2017 Responsible Competitiveness (RC) Award are:

Overall Winners


By Steve Neff, Common Impact Board Member

Article from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 12, 2018 11:15 AM ET

In honor of MLK Day on Monday, we are spotlighting an inspiring story from Steve Neff, one of Common Impact's board members and Head of Technology and Global Services at Fidelity Investments. Steve's commitment to service and dedication to volunteerism provides our team with the motivation to continue to fulfill our mission of strengthening the local communities in which we live and work on a daily basis.


To close the digital divide and provide equal access to quality education, we each must do our part

Blog from in Education
Jan 12, 2018 10:30 AM ET
By Rose Kirk
 
Earlier this week, I received an email from a colleague with a subject line that startled me, but piqued my curiosity, “Survey: Americans unimpressed with STEM education in public schools.”
 
It was the headline of a Politico article unveiling a survey conducted by Pew Research Center. I clicked on the link, and the first sentence alone triggered both disappointment and an urgent desire to do more. It stated that nearly three-quarters of Americans rate STEM education in America as either “average” or “below average.”

Assistance Will Benefit Thousands of Families During Frigid Weather

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jan 12, 2018 10:10 AM ET

JACKSON, Mich., January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy announced today that it’s donating $10 million that will go directly to helping people in need with their energy bills – assistance that will help thousands of families to stay safe and warm through this cold Michigan winter.


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