Here at Bloomberg, we’re passionate about measurement. We believe that the only way to solve problems is to rigorously study and analyze them. When Neil Bush and his colleagues at Points of Light approached us about partnering on the Civic 50 initiative, we were intrigued.
Airline continues legacy as the hometown carrier that cares
DALLAS, Dec. 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) was recognized today as one of America’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service, conducted the survey in partnership with Bloomberg LP.
Key ranked one of 50 most community-minded in U.S. and #1 in the Financials sector
CLEVELAND, Ohio, December 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) was recognized today as one of America’s 50 most community-minded companies by The Civic 50 and ranked #1 among all financial companies on the list. The Civic 50 is an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service conducted the survey in partnership with Bloomberg LP.
Companies are connecting the dots between their community work and their business bottom-line.
Nearly three years after Michael Porter and Mark Kramer published “Creating Shared Value” in the Harvard Business Review calling on businesses to create economic value in a way that also creates social value, we are now seeing a growing number of companies step up to turn that vision into reality.
Civic 50 Celebrates Company’s Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility
St. Louis, Mo., December 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) was named for the second year running to The Civic 50, a national ranking that recognizes the most community-minded companies in the U.S. Based on a survey conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), a non-profit organization that champions civic leadership, and Points of Light, a non-partisan volunteer organization, The Civic 50, is the only survey and ranking system whose sole focus is corporate involvement in communities.
At Southwest Airlines, we have always put People first, whether its caring for our Employees and creating a Company that provides job security and a fulfilling mission; or delivering on our Purpose of connecting People to what’s important in their lives through friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel; or embracing our communities and giving back through volunteerism, supporting local and national nonprofit relationships, and making a positive difference.
Baxter makes it a priority to give back to the community. Through a mix of financial contributions, product donations, grants and employee volunteer efforts, the company strives to make a meaningful impact in expanding access to healthcare, promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education, and addressing other critical local needs.
December 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold for being recognized on Bloomberg's, in partnership with the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light's "the Civic 50" list!
Thanks to Weyerhaeuser employees' volunteer work and other company efforts, Weyerhaeuser was named one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation.
Yesterday morning, Points of Light, the National Conference on Citizenship and Bloomberg announced The Civic 50 for 2013, and Weyerhaeuser is ranked with companies such as 3M, Adobe Systems, Alcoa, Ameriprise Financial, Bank of America, FedEx, General Electric, Microsoft and Southwest Airlines.
Named to Civic 50 by National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light
ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab has been recognized for its commitment to community in The Civic 50, an annual initiative led by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they conduct business.