As part of its ongoing efforts to engage sports fans of all ages in the U.S., FOX Sports has announced a new partnership with the American Youth Soccer Organization, a national nonprofit providing youth soccer programs that aim to enrich children's lives. The agreement names FOX Sports as the premier sponsor of AYSO for the next five years and as Presenting Partner of the organization's 50th anniversary campaign.
Partners Honored for Commitment to Customer Delight
Chicago/Paris, Nov 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Risk Management software, recognized six of its partners for their accomplishments in delivering unmatched value to customers and developing a strong and rapidly growing partnership with Enablon.
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality honors seven GM facilities
LANSING, Mich., October 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Seven General Motors facilities are being recognized by the State of Michigan for ongoing efforts to improve the environment and quality of life in their communities.
Companies are becoming increasingly interested in community investment as a means to support value creation in communities they touch. Community investment can help establish mutually beneficial relationships between a company and its stakeholders, contribute toward long-term improvements in the quality of life for communities, and help create an environment conducive to private investment.
The UN Global Compact Business Partnership Hub is an interactive, online platform designed to connect businesses with potential partners in support of UN goals and issues. The Business Partnership Hub allows companies to browse through existing partnership projects that are in need of additional support, and to post its own projects that seek new partners.
The notion of “partnership” is central to the corporate citizenship agenda. Partnerships can serve as strong, unifying forces, gathering the complementary skills and inputs of the public sector, the private sector, and civil society in order to tackle complex social and environmental problems. Partnerships draw diverse resources together and, therefore, are a means to get things done that individual organizations cannot achieve alone.
Community partnerships help spread the word about safety
Safe Digging Month is here and TransCanada is excited to spread the word about safety!
TransCanada's Public Awareness (PA) team works year-round with industry and community partners to educate stakeholders about living and working near the company's pipelines. The team reaches hundreds of thousands of people annually through PA outreach initiatives, which have recently expanded to include youth as a stakeholder group.
On March 13, 1889, Avista, formerly known as Washington Water Power, was incorporated eight months before the Washington Territory became a state. Today, the company is one of only three companies remaining in the state that are classified as Territorial Corporations – incorporated before Washington’s statehood. The company began on the banks of the Spokane River with the Monroe Street plant, using hydropower to generate electricity for the growing city of Spokane Falls.
by Andrew Plepler, Bank of America Global Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Policy Executive
Working in the field of corporate social responsibility for more than a decade has given me a firsthand view of the positive role businesses can play in addressing some of society’s major challenges. It isn't always perfect and it isn't always easy, but to tackle big challenges, business has to be part of the solution.