Symantec Launches "One Mug, One Planet" Pledge to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

By Chris Abess, Symantec Vice President, Sales Operations, and Global Green Team Executive Champion

Today is Earth Day, a day where people across the world come together to celebrate our planet and the need to protect the valuable resources it provides us.

Business Support for Policy Action on Climate Change Grows 20-Fold as the “Climate Declaration” Hits First Anniversary

17 Major Companies Meet with Congressional Leaders to Push for Climate Policies; IKEA Announces Purchase of Major Wind Farm in Illinois
Press Release

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On the heels of a new UN report detailing damaging and accelerating impacts of climate change, top business executives from IKEA, JLL, Mars Inc., Sprint and VF Corp. met today with members of the Congressional Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change to discuss climate-related impacts on their companies, actions t

Cecily Joseph of Symantec: Women of Influence 2014

By Staff, Silicon Valley Business Journal

Cecily Joseph - Vice President of Corporate Responsibility/Symantec Corporation World Headquarters

Cecily Joseph oversees Symantec’s corporate responsibility efforts and serves as the company’s chief diversity officer. 

Video: Symantec’s VP of Corporate Responsibility Speaks on Gender Diversity at “Honoring Progress” Event

By Lora Phillips, Symantec's Senior Manager, Global Corporate Responsibility

Last month, Symantec’s Vice President of Corporate Responsibility, Cecily Joseph, spoke at a San Francisco event - "Honoring Progress: The 2013 Gender Equality Practices.” The event, attended by over 100 Bay Area professionals, focused on programs to increase workplace diversity and support the empowerment of women in the corporate world.

PYXERA Global Announces Annual 5th International Corporate Volunteerism Conference

Multinational corporations address global pro bono and emerging market growth on April 8th
Press Release

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global proudly announces the event line-up for the Annual International Corporate Volunteerism (ICV) Conference on April 8th, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

Aveda, Pioneer of Natural Beauty Products Becomes 30th Company to Join BICEP Coalition

Press Release

BOSTON, March 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that Aveda, the Minnesota-based manufacturer and distributor of botanically-based personal care products, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. Aveda becomes the 30th company to join the BICEP coalition since its founding in 2008.

Dave Rapaport, Vice President of Earth & Community Care at Aveda said:

Postcards from Peru: Teamwork and Collaboration in a Foreign Country

By Lora Phillips, Symantec Senior Manager, Global Corporate Responsibility

The Symantec Service Corps (SSC) team has passed the halfway point and is now closing in on their goals. Despite coming together as 10 individuals from different backgrounds, cultures, and skill sets, they have become a strong, cohesive team with a shared passion for making an impact across three important organizations.

Team Symantec: Working and learning together

Symantec's Volunteer of the Quarter: Melaney Smith

By Melaney Smith, Symantec Senior Principal Information Security Analyst

I spent five years of my childhood living at a children’s home, where my parents lived and worked as “house parents” for one of the cottages there.  Most of the children had been removed from unsafe or unstable homes, with no other family able to care for them.  Everything they had, from their clothing to their food, was made possible by the generosity of strangers.

Socially Aware Programs Promote a Safer Internet


Safer Internet Day, just observed on February 11th, is an annual day designed to raise awareness and promote events related to internet safety, an issue particularly relevant in these days when of target hacking, threats to personal info security and NSA surveillance. As more people gain access to digital technologies and the digital divide becomes smaller, it’s important to ensure that internet users, especially children and the young, stay safe.


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