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