More companies are taking an employee-centric approach to their CSR programs with three key social impact trends in mind that help engage more people, maximize their impact and foster compelling, purpose-driven workplace cultures.
Check out our infographic to find out what these three trends are and how you can leverage them to do even more good this charitable season and beyond.
By Chaz Palisoc, Consultant, Development Programs, AT&T
In December of 2015, I was at home with my family enjoying the rest of the holiday season when multiple tornadoes hit the Dallas area. We later found out that some of our friends were impacted by one of the tornados. My natural instinct was to get in the car immediately to provide the support they needed. In all honesty, I did not have a plan. I just wanted to help.
At Bloomberg, we focus on the unique abilities people bring to our team. It means putting the right programs and accommodations for people with disabilities in place. Every day, we strive to provide a supportive and inclusive environment, so that every employee can deliver on his or her potential.
While there are real challenges to living with a disability, our employees share their personal stories to show the creativity, talent and powerful character of people with disabilities.
Only U.S. Company in Telecommunication Services Industry to Make the List
DALLAS, September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - AT&T* was named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI). The S&P Dow Jones Index recognizes companies for their economic, environmental and social disclosures and performance.
We are 1 of only 2 companies – and the only U.S.-based company – in telecommunications to make the list.
By Randall Stephenson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T
Since our start, AT&T has been about one thing: harnessing the power of our network to change lives and improve the world. And just as our network technology has gotten better over the years, so has our ability to address some of society’s toughest challenges.
by Theo Ferguson; founder, Healing Living Systems and Stuart Valentine; founder, Centerpoint Investment Strategies
Imagine you are seated on a patio in the Tuscan countryside. The fresh mozzarella coupled with sweet tomatoes, ripe from the warm sun, pairs beautifully with the garlic sourdough bread and crisp local wine. The setting opens the heart and soothes the soul. The vineyard you overlook is in its crucial stage of ripening, that last conversion of acid to sugar, and the company of friends and family couldn’t be better.
New guidance streamlines dual certification for green building projects pursuing both WELL™ and LEED
April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced alignments between the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and LEED that will make it easier for green building projects pursuing dual certification. IWBI and U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have identified specific credits whereby submitted documentation will be recognized by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI), the certifying body for both LEED and WELL. This alignment saves project teams the time and costs, and reduces documentation.
By Chris Boerner, President and Head of U.S. Commercial
Over the past four decades, we have seen an unprecedented increase in cancer care innovation.
While only half of diagnosed cancer patients survived beyond five years in the 1970s, more than two-thirds do today. As a result, there are now a record 14 million cancer survivors in the United States.