Automobile accidents are the No. 1 killer of teens in America, with more than 5,000 deaths each year. Of the 2.2 million vehicle accidents per year, 12 percent are among inexperienced drivers and involve tire-related issues such as insufficient tire tread or improperly inflated tires1, a number which is nearly three times higher than with experienced drivers. That equates to one accident every two minutes.
Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world.
261 Companies Take Part in Largest Study of Corporate Societal Engagement
New York, NY, May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - From 2010 to 2013, a majority of companies--64%--increased their community investments, which was driven by improved business performance and growth in non-cash giving.
In the U.S., lack of time outdoors is as concerning as bullying, obesity and education; and seen as an important issue to address
ARLINGTON, Va., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Nature Conservancy released the results of the first global survey to capture not only how much time kids spend outside, but also parents’ perspectives on the importance and benefits of time spent in nature.
The survey, funded by Disney, included parents of children between the ages of three and 18 in the U.S., Brazil, China, France and Hong Kong and revealed the following:
National outdoor retailer broadens energy strategy to include renewable energy certificates
SEATTLE, April 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As the nation’s leading outdoor retailer, REI works to protect the environment and the places its members love to play. Energy use is one of REI’s largest impacts on the climate, and the company has committed to having all of its electricity come from clean renewable sources.
What’s Next for the Workplace Giving & CSR Landscape
Benevity sees plenty of changes on the horizon when it comes to how companies give back and their employees make a difference in 2014: changes in how technology vendors will allow for needed changes in the landscape; how companies will align and integrate their social good programs; how Community Investment will make the business case for giving back, and more. We’ve put together an inforgraphic showing the landscape shifts and new directions we expect will unfold during 2014.