Visa released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
Through its Sands Cares program, Las Vegas Sands is leading the way to bring positive change to the significant homelessness problem in Las Vegas. Working with various agencies and partners in the community, the company believes in playing an active role to bring new solutions and resources to address the issue. Las Vegas has the third largest unaccompanied homeless youth population, with more than 80% unsheltered, the highest rate in the nation and the sixth largest population of homeless individuals amon
More than 50 grants awarded to commemorate 50th anniversary of Fair Housing Act, honor advocates
SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo and Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced more than 50 grants awarded to nonprofits across the U.S. to promote housing equality for low- to middle-income households in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.
PURCHASE, N.Y., May 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The PepsiCo Foundation today announced a $4 million grant to the Robin Hood Foundation – New York City's largest poverty-fighting organization – to support high-quality education and workforce training programs for young women and girls in the Bronx.
Las Vegas Sands has long been committed to the impact made on the planet. Through its sustainability program, Sands ECO360, the company extends its efforts to partnerships internally and externally, and engages Team Members to unite in protecting the planet. For Facilities/Sustainability Manager at Sands Expo, Lorraine Kalyanaprapruit, her focus is on reducing waste and providing Team Members with the knowledge on recycling.
Over the past 18 years, Whirlpool has partnered with Habitat for Humanity, committing more than $101 million to programs in over 45 different countries. In the United States and Canada, Whirlpool has donated more than 184,000 ranges and refrigerators to new Habitat homes, serving more than 100,000 families, according to the Whirlpool Corporation website.
Annual Prosperity Campaign raises $3 million for microcredit
Whole Foods Market shoppers, employees and supplier partners raised $3,093,993 during the Whole Planet Foundation 2018 Prosperity Campaign in March. One hundred percent of these funds will be disbursed to microfinance partners around the globe to alleviate poverty for the world's poorest people - mostly women - through microcredit loans. Given the average first loan size of $182 across 71 countries where the grocer trades, these funds will support 93,800 people - microentrepreneurs and their family members - with the opportunity for a better life.