700 Easter Baskets Donated by UnitedHealthcare Help Support Kids and Families in Los Angeles and Orange Counties26 Mars 2015
More than 700 Easter baskets were assembled, loaded and delivered to three nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles and Orange counties by local volunteers and UnitedHealthcare employees.
Wells Fargo Publishes 2014 CSR Progress Report25 Mars 2015
Wells Fargo released its 2014 CSR Interim report, revealing the company has met or surpassed 10 companywide social, economic and environmental goals.
Boston Children’s Medical Center Kids Get Fun-Filled Craft Bags Hand-Delivered by the Boston Celtics and Optum25 Mars 2015
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart today visited patients at Boston Children’s Hospital, hand-delivering Project Sunshine “Creative Arts & Crafts Kits” with Optum executives.
Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief Effort with Global Spokesperson Christina Aguilera Named Top Cause-Related Campaign by Two Prestigious Communication Organizations24 Mars 2015
Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief effort with global spokesperson Christina Aguilera named top Cause-Related Campaign by two prestigious communication organizations.
Appleseed Fund Re-Files Shareholder Resolution with Nabors Industries, Requesting Annual Sustainability Report24 Mars 2015
Appleseed Fund (APPLX, APPIX) has re-filed a shareholder resolution with Nabors Industries (NBR), requesting that the company begin publishing an annual sustainability report.
Cigna Foundation Taps Water For People as Recipient of World of Difference Grant23 Mars 2015
The Cigna Foundation provides a World of Difference grant to Water For People for global clean water and sanitation needs.
Grow Financial Participates in Tampa Pride23 Mars 2015
Grow Financial Participates in Tampa Pride on March 28.
Bank of America, Water.org Partner to Provide Clean Water and Opportunity in Southern India23 Mars 2015
Bank of America today announced a $1 million grant to Water.org, a global organization that provides innovative, community-led and market-based solutions that change lives through safe water and sanitation. The grant will empower 100,000 people in southern India to obtain safe water and sanitation solutions, accelerating positive change in their homes and communities. This will be achieved through a Water.org program, WaterCredit, which enables people in need t
New E-book Highlights Africa’s Road Safety Challenges, Calls for Continued Efforts23 Mars 2015
“Preventing Drink Driving in Africa” e-book on road safety launched by UNECE, UNECA, and the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking.
Travelers Institute Chooses Irvine, California, to Continue 2015 Small Business – Big Opportunity℠ Series, with Focus on Cybersecurity20 Mars 2015
The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), today will hold the second event of its 2015 Small Business – Big Opportunity national symposia series in Irvine, Calif. The event will focus on cybersecurity in partnership with Small Business California, the Orange County Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Santa Ana District Office, the Department of Homeland Sec
Georgia Community-Based Organizations Receive $106,000 in Grants from UnitedHealthcare to Support Health and Wellness Programs19 Mars 2015
UnitedHealthcare donated $106,000 to 11 organizations in Georgia to help support health education and outreach programs that teach healthy lifestyles and aim to improve people’s health and well-being.
Humana Sets Three-Year Goal For Carbon Footprint Reduction19 Mars 2015
Humana Sets Three-Year Goal For Carbon Footprint Reduction - At White House event with President Obama, Humana announces goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by five (5) percent through 2017
Wells Fargo’s Workplace Giving Program Earns United Way’s Top Honor19 Mars 2015
The United Way has recognized Wells Fargo's employee giving campaign as the best in the U.S. for the sixth consecutive year. During September, employees pledged $70.5 million, a 9 percent increase.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 11, 2015 – March 18, 2015)19 Mars 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 11, 2015 – March 18, 2015. AUSTIN, Texas -- StubHub Commits to Put $1 Million Worth of Musical Instruments in U.S. Classrooms with The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Partnership (March 18, 2015 02:02 PM) Source: StubHub SAINT PRIEST, France -- Monsanto Ranked Among Best Places to Work in France (March 18, 2015 01:41 PM) Source: Monsanto CINCINNATI -- Wells Fargo $500,000
StubHub Commits to Put $1 Million Worth of Musical Instruments in U.S. Classrooms with The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Partnership18 Mars 2015
More than six million U.S. elementary and middle school students do not have access to arts or music classes, resulting in a generation of young people lacking much-needed school programs. Today at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Social Good Hub, StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, furthers its support of music education by announcing a commitment to put $1 million worth of musical instruments in U.S. classrooms, working in partnership with music educa
Monsanto Ranked Among Best Places to Work in France18 Mars 2015
SAINT PRIEST, France
Monsanto France recognized as a Great Place to Work for the second year in a row.
Wells Fargo $500,000 Grant to Improve Cincinnati Neighborhood18 Mars 2015
Wells Fargo announces $500,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Cincinnati NeighborhoodLIFT program is awarded to Price Hill Will, a community development corporation focused on neighborhood revitalization.
CH2M HILL pledges support for the Social Mobility Business Compact18 Mars 2015
CH2M HILL pledges support for the Social Mobility Business Compact
Former Dallas Star, Josh Henderson, Helps Kick off Donation Phase of Charmin’s “Butts that Save Our Butts” Campaign17 Mars 2015
Josh Henderson is supporting Charmin as the brand kicks off the donations phase of Charmin’s “Butts that Save Our Butts” Campaign as part of its Charmin Relief Project.
Praxair Recognized for Excellence in Sustainability for Eleven Consecutive Years17 Mars 2015
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), a Fortune 250 company and recognized global leader in sustainable development, was awarded a Bronze Class distinction in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2015.
UnitedHealthcare Donates $160,000 to Support Behavioral Health Programs for Delaware Teens17 Mars 2015
Three community organizations and a federally qualified health center (FQHC) each received a $40,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare to improve and expand behavioral health programs, address mental and emotional issues, and reduce substance-abuse among Delaware teens. Darrin Johnson, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Delaware, presented the grants to the following organizations: Foundation for a Better Tomorrow, for its Signs of Suicide (S.O.S.) program, which
American Express Hosts 50 Notable, Nonprofit Leaders from around the World for Inaugural Leadership Academy Alumni Summit16 Mars 2015
American Express (NYSE:AXP) announced its first-ever Leadership Academy Alumni Summit in New York City on March 23 and 24, celebrating eight years of its industry-defining program, which has developed more than 1,600 emerging, nonprofit leaders. Fifty distinguished alumni from around the globe will join Academy partners Aspen Institute, Ashoka Changemakers, ASU Lodestar Center, Center for Creative Leadership, Common Purpose, Community Foundation of Broward County, Poi
HanesBrands Honored as First Central American Apparel Maker Ranked as One of the Best Places to Work16 Mars 2015
Great Place to Work Institute names HanesBrands the third best multinational company to work for in Central America and the Caribbean, a first for a Central American apparel manufacturer.
C.H. Robinson Foundation Proudly Supports Premier Twin Cities Nonprofit Organizations13 Mars 2015
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.
The C.H. Robinson Foundation is proud to recognize its most recent grant recipients as part of the company's commitment to support local nonprofit organizations within the Twin Cities.
Axalta Coating Systems Partners with Akshaya Patra's Food Program to Support Children in Gujarat, India13 Mars 2015
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) has partnered with Akshaya Patra’s food program to support children’s education in the community surrounding Axalta’s Savli manufacturing plant in the state of Gujarat in India. The funding is part of a national program that helps Akshaya Patra feed millions of children in India who have the zeal to learn and the potential to contribute to India’s sustainable social and economic development. Axalta is proud to associate itself
Yum! Brands Recognizes ‘Volunteers For Hope’ Across The Globe12 Mars 2015
Yum! Brands Recognizes ‘Volunteers For Hope’ Across The Globe; Volunteer for Hope Program Awards Nearly $500,000 USD in Grants to Qualifying Charitable Organizations Worldwide Since 2012
Monsanto South Africa Welcomes Advertising Standards Authority’s Dismissal of Complaint about Local Radio Ads12 Mars 2015
South Africa's Advertising Standards Authority dismisses complaint against Monsanto radio advertisements for genetically modified seeds.
Miller/Howard Investments Endorses the Women’s Empowerment Principles12 Mars 2015
Miller/Howard joins more than 900 CEOs globally in supporting the Women's Empowerment Principles.
Wells Fargo Community Donations Top $1 Billion in Four Years12 Mars 2015
Wells Fargo & Company has donated $1.1 billion to nonprofit groups over the past four years to support and revitalize communities, help charitable organizations and grow local economies.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 4, 2015 – March 11, 2015)12 Mars 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 4, 2015 – March 11, 2015. ANTWERP, Belgium -- Monsanto Has Improved Its Ranking in the Top Ten ‘Best Workplaces in Belgium’ (March 11, 2015 03:14 PM) Source: Monsanto NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Standup for the Cure Expands Nationwide in 2015 (March 11, 2015 02:13 PM) Source: Standup for the Cure BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Walmart Launches “Women Owned” Logo In-store & Online
Diamond Empowerment Fund Announces First Beneficiary in India12 Mars 2015
Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.), co-founded by Russell Simmons and De Beers, selects first education beneficiary in India, Veerayatan, visited by Prime Minister Modi at the inauguration of Colleges.
Monsanto Has Improved Its Ranking in the Top Ten ‘Best Workplaces in Belgium’11 Mars 2015
Monsanto Belgium moved up to 6th place in the Great Place to Work Institute's annual survey of Belgium's biggest employers.
Standup for the Cure Expands Nationwide in 201511 Mars 2015
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.
Standup for the Cure (SUFTC) kicks off its fourth year of fundraising with its flagship event Saturday, May 2 from 9:00am-3:00pm at Newport Dunes in Newport Beach, California.
Walmart Launches “Women Owned” Logo In-store & Online11 Mars 2015
The logo launches during Women’s History Month, underscoring Walmart’s ongoing commitment to empowering women around the world and helping women-owned businesses succeed and grow.
RepRisk Provides ESG Risk Data for Review of CDP’s Climate Performance Leaders11 Mars 2015
ZURICH & LONDON
RepRisk, a leading provider of business intelligence on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, has announced that it will provide dynamic ESG risk data to CDP
Humanity in Science Award Winners Announced by Phenomenex and The Analytical Scientist10 Mars 2015
Phenomenex and The Analytical Scientist reveal the 2015 Humanity in Science Award winners, Dr. Peter H. Seeberger and Dr. Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern, for their groundbreaking work on antimalarials.
Warranty Solutions®, a Wells Fargo Business, Donates a Million Trees10 Mars 2015
Warranty Solutions®, a Wells Fargo business, has donated one million trees through the Arbor Day Foundation® since the launch of its EcoMind® option in 2009.
Siemens Donates Hybrid Bus to Chattahoochee Nature Center10 Mars 2015
Siemens is proud to announce that it has donated a 14-passenger hybrid bus to the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Metro Atlanta. The donation will enable the nature center to further its mission of environmental education within the community. “We are delighted to support the Chattahoochee Nature Center to reach it goals to strengthen the environmental stewardship within the community,” said Thomas Orberger, Siemens business manager for hybrid drives in North America. “
Play on! Dr Pepper Snapple Extends Partnership with Good Sports with 2-Year, $2 Million Commitment Through Let’s Play10 Mars 2015
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) has committed $2 million to non-profit Good Sports over two years to support the organization’s efforts to provide athletic equipment to youth-serving organizations nationwide. The contribution, through DPS’s Let’s Play initiative, extends the company’s partnership with Good Sports through the end of 2016 and will provide balls, bats, pads, helmets, uniforms and other gear that helps keep 2 million kids across the country in the
Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group Commits to 20 Days of Service in Charlotte10 Mars 2015
Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group (CG, www.carlisleandgallagher.com), a business and technology consulting firm exclusively focused on the financial services industry, will be completing its first “20 Days of Service” in Charlotte over the next four weeks. CG has partnered with the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte (MSC) and Crisis Assistance Ministry with the goal of volunteering more than 500 hours. “A key part of our mission as a company is to inspire our c
Capital One Joins White House Effort to Expand the Digital Talent Pipeline09 Mars 2015
Capital One joins White House effort to expand the digital talent pipeline
CH2M HILL marks the beginning of National Apprenticeship Week with a VIP round table business event09 Mars 2015
To mark the beginning of National Apprenticeship Week 2015, CH2M HILL today (9 March 2015) held a round table business event at their London offices with guest speaker and ardent supporter of apprenticeships, Sir Peter Luff MP. The event brought together apprentices just entering the industry, senior directors, recruitment specialists and the project manager from industry body the Technician Apprenticeship Consortium, to discuss the importance of apprenticeships in the
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Africa and Latin America09 Mars 2015
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Africa and Latin America
Séché Environnement: Results at December 31, 201409 Mars 2015
Regulatory News: Séché Environnement (Paris:SCHP): At the Board of Directors' meeting that approved financial statements2, Joël Séché commented on these results:"Over the past year, we continued to develop and strengthen our positioning as a high value-added specialist in waste markets and, more generally, as a key player in the circular economy and the industrial ecology, underpinned in France by first-class infrastructures.In 2014, our Group benefited from str
Dell Named as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute09 Mars 2015
ROUND ROCK, Texas
Dell today announced that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those organizations that have had a material impact on the way business is conducted by fostering a culture of ethics and transparency at every level of the company. Dell was also recognized as a 20
Prudential recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute09 Mars 2015
Prudential Financial, Inc. [NYSE: PRU] has been named a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company® it was announced today by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the first time Prudential has been honored with this recognition, which is bestowed only on organizations that demonstrate a culture of ethics and transparency at every level. To earn the recognition, companies are judged in five
Hasbro Named as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for Fourth Consecutive Year09 Mars 2015
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company®. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those organizations that have had a material impact on the way business is conducted by fostering a culture of ethics and transparency at every level of the company. Hasbro has
Ford Named a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute; Only Automaker to Earn Designation09 Mars 2015
Ford Motor Company is being named today to Ethisphere Institute’s 2015 list of World’s Most Ethical Companies®. The honor comes at a time in which the way a company conducts its business is viewed as every bit as important as the products and services it provides, new research shows. “This award celebrates doing business the right way, and making the right choices every day,” said Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford. “Ethics and corporate citizenshi
Rockwell Automation Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for Seventh Time09 Mars 2015
Rockwell Automation named one of world's most ethical companies for seventh time.
Mauli Ola Foundation Bringing Natural Therapies to the Gold Coast of Australia05 Mars 2015
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.
Mauli Ola Foundation, a 501c(3) non-profit organization based out of Laguna Beach, California, that supports those with genetic disorders, has landed on the Gold Coast of Australia for the first time.
City of San Diego Selects MWH/Brown and Caldwell Team as Program Manager for Pure Water San Diego05 Mars 2015
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.
Pure Water San Diego to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective drinking water supply to San Diego
3M Releases Revised Paper Policy Providing Leading-Edge Protection for Forests, Endangered Species, and Forest Communities Worldwide05 Mars 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn.
Today 3M announced a new pulp and paper sourcing policy designed to ensure all the virgin wood fiber going into 3M’s paper-based products and packaging comes from sources that protect forests and respect human rights. Recognizing the risks facing forests and continuing its deep commitment to conserve natural resources, 3M’s new industry-leading policy does not allow any wood fiber to be linked to deforestation or illegal operations. The policy also requires pro
Capital One Launches $150 Million Initiative to Help More Americans Succeed in a Digital Economy05 Mars 2015
Capital One today announced it will focus $150 million in community grants and initiatives over the next five years to help empower more Americans to succeed in an ever-changing digitally-driven economy. With its new Future EdgeSM initiative, Capital One will collaborate with leading educational and community organizations across the country to address areas of critical need that impact the nation’s current and future ability to grow and prosper in the digital age.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Provides More Than $3.2 Billion in Community Development Banking Lending and Investing in 201405 Mars 2015
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Community Development Banking provided more than $3.2 billion in loans, tax credit equity investments and other real estate development solutions to over 550 clients in 2014, creating more than 13,000 housing units for individuals, families, seniors, students, veterans and other at-risk groups across the country. This effort included: A range of innovative financial solutions for developments, many of which incorporate green and transit-o
Wells Fargo, No Barriers USA: Warriors to Summits Announce 26 Days Left to Apply or Nominate a Wounded Veteran05 Mars 2015
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) and No Barriers USA: Warriors to Summits announced that applications and nominations are still being accepted through March 31, 2015 for wounded veterans to participate in its 2015 expedition program to train for and summit Gannett Peak. Warriors to Summits’ mission is to unleash the potential of the human spirit. The program empowers veterans and transitioning service members with disabilities to overcome barriers and unleash
Winners announced in the 2015 Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards05 Mars 2015
Entrepreneurs from Northern Ireland and the East Midlands of England, who have built thriving businesses, have tonight been crowned winners at the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards. The national awards programme, delivered by the Community Development Finance Association (CDFA) with the Citi Foundation, celebrated the entrepreneurial flair and determination of Rhonda Montgomery and Charles Sumner, who were both supported by local community lenders. Charles Sumner has bu
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (February 18, 2015 – March 4, 2015)05 Mars 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the weeks of February 18, 2015 – March 4, 2015. SHANGHAI -- Axalta Joins Forces with the China Youth Development Foundation to Support Mother River Protection program (March 04, 2015 07:53 AM) Source: Axalta Coating Systems GREENFIELD, Ind. -- Elanco Supports East Africa Dairy Development Project with $1.5 Million Matching Challenge (March 03, 2015 10:36 AM) Source: Elanco Animal Health B
RepRisk Announces Milestone for its ESG Risk Platform05 Mars 2015
RepRisk, the leading provider of business intelligence on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, announced today that it now covers over 50,000 companies in its ESG Risk Platform.
Axalta Joins Forces with the China Youth Development Foundation to Support Mother River Protection program04 Mars 2015
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has signed an agreement with the China Youth Development Foundation (CYDF) to make a signification donation that will support the Mother River Protection program over the next three years. The Mother River Protection program was launched in 1999 in response to a call by the State Council of China to improve the eco-system at the headwaters of the Yellow River, the upper reach
Elanco Supports East Africa Dairy Development Project with $1.5 Million Matching Challenge03 Mars 2015
Elanco Animal Health continues its commitment to break the cycle of hunger with a $1.5 million matching challenge to help fund Phase II of Heifer International's East Africa Dairy Development Project.
ChildObesity180, New Balance Foundation, and 100 Mile Club Collaborate on Initiative to Increase Quality Physical Activity for Children03 Mars 2015
ChildObesity180 at Tufts University, The New Balance Foundation, and the 100 Mile Club have announced a new collaboration focused on increasing quality physical activity for children. The New Balance Foundation has pledged $2.55 million in support of this important work. At the core of the collaboration is a nationwide campaign, the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race, which will boost physical activity in elementary schools and help lay the foundation for a lifeti
Project Sunshine and UnitedHealthcare Team up to Bring a Day of Fun and Laughter to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children27 Février 2015
Dallas Cowboys Barry Church and JJ Wilcox, and volunteers from UnitedHealthcare brought a “HeARTS”-themed Project Sunshine party to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children today.
"Zoo of Light" at Donation Ceremony: Panasonic Donates 110 Solar Lanterns to Indonesian Villages27 Février 2015
SONE VILLAGE, Indonesia
The lanterns featured shades bearing animal designs that were submitted to an international design campaign called "Cut Out the Darkness."
Panasonic Donates Solar Lanterns to UNDP for Ebola Relief Efforts27 Février 2015
Panasonic's solar lanterns are now providing light to Ebola survivors, orphans, medical teams & workers fighting the epidemic in affected areas of Liberia, where the outbreak is especially serious.
Groupon Aims to Donate Half a Million Meals, Launches Taste of Groupon26 Février 2015
Today Groupon unveiled its most delectable event of the year, Taste of Groupon: a food-focused collection filled with top restaurants across the nation. Groupon will also be donating one meal to Feeding America for every Food and Drink offer purchased in the collection, with the goal of reaching 500,000 meals donated. Whether it’s an exquisite charcuterie spread or the most succulent burger around, diners are helping fight hunger with every purchase. “Exploring the loc
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce $16 Million in Grants to Seven Nonprofits to Provide Training, Education and Career Pathways for U.S. Retail Workers26 Février 2015
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation will announce an investment of $16 million to nonprofit organizations, as part of a $100 million commitment to increase the economic mobility of entry level workers.
U.S. EPA Honors DPR Construction for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management25 Février 2015
After setting an aggressive goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, DPR Construction (DPR), one of the nation’s leading technical builders focused on highly complex and sustainable projects, yesterday accepted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Leadership Award in the category of Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement). Eight years ago, DPR set a goal to reduce overall employee emissions by 25 percent by 2015 and is proud
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Recognizes Bank of America for Climate Change Leadership24 Février 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Bank of America for exceptional leadership in response to climate change. The announcement was made today at the EPA 2015 Climate Change Leadership Awards. The bank received the award for Organizational Leadership, which recognizes companies for their commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while demonstrating leadership in their business strategies to reduce carbon pollution. This is the
Bank of America Kicks Off 18th Season of Museums on Us®24 Février 2015
Bank of America has announced the 2015 Museums on Us program roster, featuring many of the nation’s favorite arts, cultural and historical institutions. From large metropolitan centers like Los Angeles to towns like Portsmouth, Virginia, Museums on Us provides a cultural benefit to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders across the U.S. Through Museums on Us, Bank of America is able to provide debit and credit cardholders free admission to 150 prominent c