Each year 27,000 children in the United States are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. For these children, simple surprises and joys of life are eclipsed by doctors’ visits, hospital stays, medical tests and treatments. The lives of their family members shift to a place of fear and stress. The desire to preserve limited childhood years and creating new memories as a family can seem daunting.
When young people take to the streets in significant number, there is usually a revolution of some type in store, history tells us. Revolutions belong to the young, we can say with some certainty if history is our guide. (Think: American Revolution, French Revolution, Civil Rights protests in the American South. Dramatic change followed these protests.)
2018 CSR Report explores progress in banking responsibly, delivering an exceptional client experience, building a talent-focused culture, and strengthening communities.
October 7, 2019 - The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC), one of the largest diversified financial services companies in the United States, released its latest Corporate Social Responsibility Report (CSR), detailing the company’s annual progress in its environmental, social and governance focus areas.
This report marks PNC’s first effort to demonstrate alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). PNC selected four of the 17 SDGs that most closely align with its priority issues and explores them throughout the report:
Boeing environmental scientist is a restoration "rock" star
Katie Moxley’s mom placed a rock hammer in her hand at age 10. It felt right. Little did she know that geology tool would end up chiseling her future as an environmental leader at Boeing.
Moxley went on to become a geologist and is now a Boeing restoration “rock” star in the Puget Sound. It all started with her mother, an elementary science teacher with Seattle Public Schools, introducing her young daughter to geology while taking extra science courses at the University of Washington.
By Rabie Issa, Business Executive Officer Nestlé Waters Nigeria
Opened in April 2016, the Abaji factory is Nestlé Waters’ most modern water processing facility in Central and West Africa. It lies near Manderegi village, an agricultural community around 40km from Nigeria’s capital Abuja.
P&G teamed up with Living Lands and Waters to remove thousands of pounds of trash from the river at Lawrenceburg this week.
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - About 80 employees of Procter & Gamble helped took to the banks of the Ohio River near Lawrenceburg Wednesday, picking up thousands of pounds of litter.
P&G was participating in the cleanup effort with an organization called Living Lands and Waters. LL&W is led by 2013 CNN Hero of the Year honoree Chad Pregracke, his wife Tammy, and their crew who live aboard a floating garbage barge.
Child marriage, poverty, and period stigma are stopping girls from realizing their dreams.
Children living in poverty face many barriers to education, but the stakes are especially high for girls. Globally, there are 130 million girls who are notcurrently enrolled in school. Investing in their futures has the potential to uplift their families and the world.
History has revealed again and again that living beyond our ecological means proves disastrous. The Mayans; the Norsemen; the people of Easter Island: the collapse of these civilizations is in large part attributed to their overexploitation of natural resources.
Today, humanity risks a similar fate as the world’s growing population places exponential pressure on the planet’s diminishing natural resources.
Ari Lehavi, Executive Director at Moody’s Analytics, spoke on a panel at Aspen Network of Developing Entrepreneurs’ (ANDE’s) annual conference in September, on ways to support small and growing businesses in emerging markets.
ANDE’s conferences and convenings bring together investors, capacity development providers, foundations, banks, corporations, DFIs and research institutions focused on helping small and growing businesses.