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TriLinc Global Impact Fund Approves The Rohatyn Group as Sub-Advisor for Impact Investments in Latin America
18 Mai 2015

LOS ANGELES
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Approves The Rohatyn Group as Sub-Advisor for Impact Investments in Latin America

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Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group Announces CG Cares May 18-22, 2015
18 Mai 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C.
Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group (CG, www.carlisleandgallagher.com), a business and technology consulting firm exclusively focused on the financial services industry, will kick off CG Cares today, a firm-wide celebration of charitable giving and recognition for employees that give back to their local communities. As part of the festivities, CG is encouraging all employees to volunteer their time and resources and has set firm-wide service goals for the

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More Than 200 Charities Across the U.S. to Benefit From Schwab Volunteer Week 2015
18 Mai 2015

SAN FRANCISCO
Thousands of Schwab employees and executives roll up their sleeves to help local charities in more than 150 cities across the country as part of the annual Schwab Volunteer event.

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Newly Constructed Fisher House at Camp Pendleton Opens; Provides Military Families a "Home Away from Home" While Loved Ones Receive Medical Treatments
15 Mai 2015

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.
Newly Constructed Fisher House at Camp Pendleton opens; provides military families a “home away from home” while loved ones receive medical treatment.

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Toyota Named One of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity for Eighth Year in a Row
15 Mai 2015

PLANO, Texas
DiversityInc named Toyota one of its Top 50 Companies for Diversity® in 2015, marking the company’s ninth appearance on the list since 2006.

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YP Teams Up with American Cancer Society to Support Relay For Life
15 Mai 2015

LOS ANGELES
YP Teams Up with American Cancer Society to Support Relay For Life

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UnitedHealthcare Donates $87,500 to Support Health and Wellness Programs in Iowa
14 Mai 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa
UnitedHealthcare has donated $87,500 in grants to support 17 nonprofit and community organizations’ efforts to enhance their health and wellness programs that help Iowans live healthier lives.

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Bank of America Issues Second Green Bond
14 Mai 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C.
Bank of America Corporation announced today that it has issued its second green bond for $600 million in aggregate principal amount, part of Bank of America’s ongoing commitment to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy by advancing renewable energy and promoting energy efficiency. The bond will help fund projects under the company’s $70 billion multiyear environmental business commitment. In 2013, the company launched its current 10-year, $50 bill

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Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (May 6, 2015 – May 13, 2015)
14 Mai 2015

NEW YORK
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of May 6, 2015 – May 13, 2015. SAN FRANCISCO -- Zendesk Announces Global Foundation for Local Giving Source: Zendesk, Inc. PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Hasbro Ranks #23 in Inaugural Ranking of US RepTrak® 100 List Source: Hasbro, Inc. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- HanesBrands Honors Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Medical Teams with First Hanes for Good Champion Award for Community Service

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Zendesk Announces Global Foundation for Local Giving
13 Mai 2015

SAN FRANCISCO
Zendesk Inc. announced the Zendesk Neighbor Foundation, a nonprofit organization, to lay the groundwork for the company’s long-term global corporate social responsibility initiatives.

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Hasbro Ranks #23 in Inaugural Ranking of US RepTrak® 100 List
13 Mai 2015

PAWTUCKET, R.I.
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has been named among the most reputable companies in the United States, according to the annual US RepTrak® 100 list released today by Reputation Institute and published in Forbes. The US RepTrak® rankings measure the public’s perception of companies based on seven dimensions: innovation, leadership, governance, citizenship, workplace, performance, and products/services. In the Company’s first year of eligibility, Hasbro ranked 23rd o

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HanesBrands Honors Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Medical Teams with First Hanes for Good Champion Award for Community Service
13 Mai 2015

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.
HanesBrands awards Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with the company's first Hanes for Good Champion Award for outstanding commitment to community service.

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TriLinc Global Impact Fund Approves Helios Investment Partners LLP as Sub-Advisor for Impact Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa
13 Mai 2015

LOS ANGELES
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Approves Helios Investment Partners LLP as Sub-Advisor for Impact Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa

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UnitedHealthcare Teams Up With IRONKIDS to Energize Tennessee Youth, Sponsors IRONKIDS Fun Run in Chattanooga
13 Mai 2015

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.
UnitedHealthcare is teaming up with IRONKIDS for the UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Chattanooga Fun Run, aimed at inspiring and motivating young people to lead active, positive and healthy lifestyles.

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TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Africa and Latin America
13 Mai 2015

LOS ANGELES
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Africa and Latin America

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RepRisk and CSRHub study finds link between perceived Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance and reputational risk
13 Mai 2015

ZURICH & NEW YORK
RepRisk and CSRHub are pleased to announce the findings of their joint research report on the link between perceived CSR performance and ESG-related reputational risk exposure.

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State Street’s Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Philanthropy, Volunteerism and ESG Accomplishments in 2014
12 Mai 2015

BOSTON
State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced the release of its 2014 Corporate Responsibility (CR) report, which highlights the company’s commitment to economic development, environmental sustainability and social governance and engagement. “Corporate responsibility is a fundamental part of our values and culture,” said Alison Quirk, executive vice president and chief human resources and citizenship officer. “We believe that the long-term success of our company

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Stream Announces Partnership with Cell Phones For Soldiers
11 Mai 2015

DALLAS
Stream (Stream Energy) will partner with Cell Phones For Soldiers, a nonprofit organization that provides cost-free communications services to active-duty military members and veterans.

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Driven by Social Corporate Responsibility & The Global Impact Powerstorm ESS Accepts Invitation to Join United Nations Global Compact
11 Mai 2015

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif.
Powerstorm ESS stresses the importance of maintaining ethical and sustainable business practices under any circumstances. SCR is an integrated part of our business strategy.

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Dairy Farms and Businesses Are Changing the Equation for Sustainable Business Practices
08 Mai 2015

ROSEMONT, Ill.
Recognizing dairy farms, businesses and partnerships for practices that promote the health and well-being of consumers, communities, cows, employees, the planet and business.

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Mitsubishi Electric to Support Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal
08 Mai 2015

TOKYO
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it will donate five million yen to aid victims and support recovery efforts following the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. The donation will be made through Japan Platform, an NGO that offers international emergency humanitarian aid. Taking into account the evolving conditions in disaster-struck areas, Mitsubishi Electric will also consider organizing donations by employees and taking other suppor

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United Health Foundation Provides $125,000 Grant to Help Military Spouses Pursuing Health Care Careers
07 Mai 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va.
The National Military Family Association received a $125,000 grant from United Health Foundation supporting military spouses who are pursuing health care careers.

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Kulera’s First Carbon Credit Sale Supports Value Chains That Protect Forests and Build Livelihoods in Malawi
07 Mai 2015

SAN FRANCISCO
The Kulera Landscape Reduced Emissions for Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) Program in Malawi has successfully completed its first sale of carbon credits. This sale managed by Terra Global Capital, to The CarbonNeutral Company on behalf of its client Microsoft, provides financial resources for forest protection and building rural incomes in Malawi. The Kulera Landscape REDD+ Program is one of the largest REDD+ programs in Africa covering 455,000 hectares and

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Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 29, 2015 – May 6, 2015)
07 Mai 2015

NEW YORK
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 29, 2015 – May 6, 2015. CHICAGO -- Chicago Bear Kyle Long, UnitedHealthcare to Renovate Playground at St. Malachy School and Support "Blessings in a Backpack" Program Source: UnitedHealthcare LOS ANGELES -- NCLR Report Finds Latinos in California Least Likely to Have a Workplace Retirement Plan Source: Prudential GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Upstate Kicks Off 2015 Fit Family

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Chicago Bear Kyle Long, UnitedHealthcare to Renovate Playground at St. Malachy School and Support "Blessings in a Backpack" Program
06 Mai 2015

CHICAGO
Chicago Bears Pro Bowl offensive lineman Kyle Long and UnitedHealthcare are partnering to support students from low-income families at St. Malachy School, located on Chicago’s near west side.

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NCLR Report Finds Latinos in California Least Likely to Have a Workplace Retirement Plan
06 Mai 2015

LOS ANGELES
Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza), with support from The Prudential Foundation, released a report, “Enhancing Latino Retirement Readiness in California.” The report found that compared to other racial/ethnic groups, Latinos in California are the least likely to work for an employer that offers a retirement plan. The report also revealed that even among Latinos who have access to a plan at work, participation and savings are relatively low. NCLR’s report als

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The Upstate Kicks Off 2015 Fit Family Challenge
06 Mai 2015

GREENVILLE, S.C.
For the second year consecutive year in an effort to promote healthy, active lifestyles, Coca-Cola is partnering with Upstate Parent magazine and CVS in an 8-week program in which South Carolina residents are challenged to get out and get active! To participate and be eligible to win prizes, residents need to sign up at myfitfamilychallenge.com. Based on participation, families earn points for a chance to win prizes during the 8-week challenge period, May 5-Ju

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Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Accepting Nominations for 2015 Piper Trust Encore Career Prize
05 Mai 2015

PHOENIX
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is seeking nominations for its $50,000 Encore Career Prize for 2015--candidates are inspiring encore role models applying their experience to improve social good.

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BAE Systems, Inc. and The Mission Continues Partner to Empower Veterans
05 Mai 2015

ARLINGTON, Va.
BAE Systems, Inc. is contributing $250,000 to The Mission Continues' innovative and action-oriented Fellowship and Service Platoons Programs, designed to empower veterans in their local communities.

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The Palmetto State Kicks Off 2015 Fit Family Challenge
05 Mai 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C.
Today Governor Nikki Haley joined Coca-Cola, CVS and Palmetto Parent Magazine to kick off the Fit Family Challenge, a statewide healthy and active living initiative. “The Fit Family Challenge is a great example of the kind of public-private partnership that can benefit the citizens of South Carolina by encouraging parents and children to live their lives healthier, better and longer,” said Governor Haley. In an on-going effort to promote healthy, active lifestyl

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Sam’s Club Giving Program Gives $13.6 Million in Grants to Improve Economic Mobility for Small Business Owners
05 Mai 2015

BENTONVILLE, Ark.
In celebration of National Small Business Week, today Sam’s Club and the Sam’s Club Giving Program announce the Small Business Economic Mobility initiative.

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Atlas Copco to Host 2015 Stakeholder Dialogue on Sustainability
05 Mai 2015

STOCKHOLM
Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA) (STO:ATCOB), a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, will host its fifth Annual Stakeholder Meeting on May 11, 2015. The Group will present its sustainability performance and discuss progress on issues such as doing business in complex markets. The program will include a presentation of the sustainability highlights as well as two panels to set the ground for constructive dialogues. One panel, consisting of Atlas Copco employ

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American Lung Association Receives $2 Million Grant from United Health Foundation to Help Build Healthier Communities in the Upper Midwest
04 Mai 2015

MILWAUKEE
The American Lung Association was awarded a $2 million grant by United Health Foundation to help support the “Partners for Asthma Action” project across the Midwest, including the Milwaukee metro area

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Prudential Continues Support of Boys and Young Men of Color in Next Phase of My Brother’s Keeper
04 Mai 2015

NEWARK, N.J.
As part of the company’s ongoing support for the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative, Prudential Financial announced its involvement in the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance), which President Obama announced today in Bronx, NY. MBK Alliance, a new nonprofit organization, will continue to work toward better life outcomes for young boys and men of color. Lori Dickerson Fouché, CEO of Prudential Group Insurance, will sit on the board of the MBK Alliance. MB

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America’s Top 10 Youth Volunteers of 2015 Named at 20th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
04 Mai 2015

WASHINGTON
For community service initiatives that range from supporting families of U.S. soldiers to helping children with cancer, 10 students were named America’s top youth volunteers of 2015 today by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a national program sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). These National Honorees, named during the program’s 20th annual national award ceremony at the U.S

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Sam’s Club Set to Open Moore Club Thursday
04 Mai 2015

MOORE, Okla.
Sam’s Club will open its newest location at 1705 S. Broadway Ave. in Moore this Thursday, May 7 following an 8 a.m. grand opening ceremony.

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Shop Macy’s for All of Mom’s Most Coveted Items This Mother’s Day
04 Mai 2015

NEW YORK
This Mother’s Day, Macy’s (NYSE:M) will help show your love by offering an array of fabulous gifts certain to delight every mom. With a carefully curated collection of the latest and greatest trends in fashion, accessories, beauty and home goods at every price, Macy’s offers countless ways to make Mom smile. Plus, when you share your favorite mom picture or memory on Instagram, Twitter and Tumblr – just hashtag #MacysLovesMoms and Macy’s will donate $3 for each, up to

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Fasha (Farshad) Mahjoor Appointed as New Trustee of The Outward Bound Trust
30 Avril 2015

TORRANCE, Calif.
Fasha (Farshad) Mahjoor, CEO of Phenomenex and Neoteryx, was appointed as the newest Trustee for The Outward Bound Trust, an educational charity that uses the outdoors to help develop young people.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 22, 2015 – April 29, 2015)
30 Avril 2015

NEW YORK
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 22, 2015 – April 29, 2015. BLOOMFIELD, Conn. -- CR Magazine Names Cigna a ‘Best 100 Corporate Citizen’ Source: Cigna Corporation HARTFORD, Conn. -- Make-A-Wish and UnitedHealthcare Celebrate “World Wish Day” in Hartford Source: UnitedHealthcare MINNEAPOLIS -- Hennepin County Medical Center Receives $2.5 Million Grant from United Health Foundation to Help Build Healthier

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APS Retains High Rankings among Solar Utilities Nationwide
29 Avril 2015

RANCHO BERNARDO, Calif.
Arizona Public Service has been named among the utilities that integrated the most megawatts and/or watts per customer of solar energy in the United States in 2014.

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CR Magazine Names Cigna a ‘Best 100 Corporate Citizen’
29 Avril 2015

BLOOMFIELD, Conn.
Cigna named, for first time, to CR Magazine list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens.

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Make-A-Wish and UnitedHealthcare Celebrate “World Wish Day” in Hartford
29 Avril 2015

HARTFORD, Conn.
Make-A-Wish executives joined UnitedHealthcare employees to celebrate the 35th anniversary of “World Wish Day” at the company’s 185 Asylum St. offices.

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Hennepin County Medical Center Receives $2.5 Million Grant from United Health Foundation to Help Build Healthier Community in Minneapolis
29 Avril 2015

MINNEAPOLIS
Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has been awarded a three-year, $2.5 million grant by United Health Foundation to support HCMC’s innovative health programs.

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Arizona Diamondbacks Nick Ahmed and Chase Anderson, and UnitedHealthcare "Pack the House" to Fight Hunger
29 Avril 2015

PHOENIX
The Arizona Diamondbacks and UnitedHealthcare are kicking off their “Pack the House” initiative, which will provide 49,000 meals for children in need – one meal for each seat at Chase Field.

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Western Union Rallies Network to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts
29 Avril 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.
The Western Union Company today announced a multi-faceted response that leverages its broad connectivity, retail, online, Agents and people to provide support for families and communities most affected by the earthquake in Nepal. International Consumer Activation: For consumers sending money to family and loved ones in Nepal, from now until the 14th of May 2015, Western Union will activate a no-fee* money transfer transaction program from participating Western

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10,000 Reasons to be Happy: Spichers Appliance Joined GE Appliances’ Product Recycling Program
29 Avril 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky.
Spichers Appliance has vowed to responsibly recycle about 10,000 appliances annually through a recycling program championed by GE Appliances.

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Groupon and Marie Osmond Join Together to Celebrate Mother’s Day and Raise Money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
29 Avril 2015

CHICAGO
Today Groupon kicks off its annual Mother’s Day Collection, offering shoppers everything they need to treat Mom to the absolute best gifts and experiences — all at an unbeatable value. Additionally, from April 29 through May 10, Groupon will make a donation* to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) for every deal purchased from the Mother’s Day Collection, up to $50,000. “As co-founder of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, I’m excited to help support

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Dayton Power and Light Partners with The Foodbank for Energy Savings
29 Avril 2015

DAYTON, Ohio
Dayton Power and Light (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), is partnering with The Foodbank and other area food pantries to distribute 160,000 energy efficient light bulbs to help families reduce their energy costs. Families served will receive free ENERGY STAR certified Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs from DP&L. The free CFLs will help families save on their energy costs, allowing them to make other priority purchases. CFLs use a

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RepRisk Data Used by SASB as an Input for the Development of Sustainability Accounting Standards
29 Avril 2015

ZURICH
RepRisk is pleased to announce that its dynamic ESG risk data is being used by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board as one of the inputs in their evidence-based research.

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UnitedHealthcare Delivers Replacement Bikes Stolen from Local Veterans Organization
28 Avril 2015

SAN DIEGO
UnitedHealthcare presented Ride 2 Recovery with a new fleet of bikes at a ceremony this morning on the U.S.S. Midway Flight Deck.

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Threshold Group Creates Goals-Based Impact Investment Research Services for Investors Seeking to Produce a Multiplier Effect in Local Communities
28 Avril 2015

SEATTLE
Threshold Group creates goals-based Impact Investment Research Services for investors seeking to produce a multiplier effect in local communities

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Columbia Sportswear Company Announces Support of Nepal Disaster Relief
28 Avril 2015

PORTLAND, Ore.
Columbia Sportswear Company today announced plans to support Nepalese earthquake relief efforts with a donation of $50,000 to several non-profit organizations including Mercy Corps, OXFAM and UNICEF.

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Panasonic Commits Monetary and In-Kind Donations to Support Earthquake Victims in Nepal
28 Avril 2015

OSAKA, Japan
Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO: 6752) today announced its support for people affected by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. Panasonic Corporation and Panasonic group companies in India have committed monetary and in-kind donations worth 6.1 million yen to help the people and recovery of the affected area. Panasonic will donate 5 million yen through the NGO Japan Platform. Panasonic group companies in India will provide about 1.1 million yen

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MTG Launches Corporate Responsibility Report 2014
28 Avril 2015

STOCKHOLM
Regulatory News: MTG’s (STO:MTGB) (STO:MTGA) Corporate Responsibility Report for 2014 is now available on MTG’s homepage. The report presents MTGs ongoing focus on security, sustainability and ethics, as well as the engagement with local communities where the Group operates. MTG’s sustainability and responsibility work in 2014 included the launch of the ‘Game Changers’ campaign with the Reach for Change foundation. The campaign, which is being repeated in 2015, has i

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Wells Fargo Donates $1 Million to The First Tee®
27 Avril 2015

SAN FRANCISCO
Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) today announced a $1 million donation over the next five years to The First Tee, becoming a Trustee of the youth development organization that builds character through the game of golf for children at 175 local chapters across the U.S. As a Trustee, Wells Fargo’s gift of $1 million will allow The First Tee home office to support its growing network by providing strategic direction and continued education, enhanced curriculum and training, o

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Mauli Ola Foundation Kicks off 2015 Season in Support of Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
27 Avril 2015

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.
Mauli Ola Foundation (MOF) kicks off its 2015 tour in May in honor of Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, with its first Surf Experience Day (SED) on May 2, 2015 in Waikiki, Hawai’i.

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Sprint Names Winners in Upcycled Smartphone Contest
27 Avril 2015

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint, in conjunction with Brightstar Corp. and HOBI International, announced today the winner of its inaugural Smartphone Encore Challenge.

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Prudential awards $1 million to the National Organization on Disability to connect people with disabilities to quality jobs
27 Avril 2015

NEWARK, N.J.
Prudential Financial, Inc. announced today a $1 million grant to the National Organization on Disability (NOD), a nonprofit that promotes the full participation and contributions of America’s 56 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. The grant, provided through The Prudential Foundation, will help cover the start-up costs for Bridges to a Better Workforce, a new social enterprise launched by NOD to help prepare job seekers with d

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GameStop Set to Help Grant Even More Wishes with Second Annual Make-A-Wish® Donation Program
27 Avril 2015

GRAPEVINE, Texas
GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today announced expanded support for Make-A-Wish® by offering customers the opportunity to donate with any in-store and online purchase. From May 1, through May 31, 2015, customers who shop at GameStop and www.GameStop.com will have the opportunity to donate $1, $5, $10, or more to Make-A-Wish per purchase. For every Make-A-Wish donation, GameStop will

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On World Malaria Day, ExxonMobil Marks 15 Years Fighting Malaria
24 Avril 2015

IRVING, Texas
On World Malaria Day, ExxonMobil Marks 15 Years Fighting Malaria

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Every High School in the U.S. to Receive Academy Award®-Winning “SELMA” on DVD
24 Avril 2015

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.
EVERY HIGH SCHOOL IN THE U.S. TO RECEIVE ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING “SELMA” ON DVD

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Tide and Gain Announce Partnership with Safe Kids Worldwide to Help Make Laundry Room Safety a Part of the Safe Home Routine
24 Avril 2015

CINCINNATI
In its latest effort to raise awareness on the importance of laundry room safety, P&G brands Tide and Gain are partnering with Safe Kids Worldwide, a nonprofit organization working to keep kids safe.

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Can a Shave and a Haircut Save African-Americans from Colon Cancer?
23 Avril 2015

WASHINGTON
A new program kicked off today in Washington, D.C., using barbershops and hair salons as gateways to colon cancer prevention for African-Americans. Washington leads the nation in colorectal cancer.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 15, 2015 – April 22, 2015)
23 Avril 2015

NEW YORK
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 15, 2015 – April 22, 2015. SEATTLE -- Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Green Homes (April 22, 2015 03:59 PM) Source: Redfin WASHINGTON -- Make Aerosol Recycling Part of Your Earth Day Celebrations (April 22, 2015 11:08 AM) Source: Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) GRAPEVINE, Texas -- GameStop Announces “Power to the Scholars” Scholarship Program (April 22

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KB Home Publishes Eighth Annual Sustainability Report
22 Avril 2015

LOS ANGELES
In celebration of Earth Day, KB Home publishes its eighth annual Sustainability Report.

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Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Green Homes
22 Avril 2015

SEATTLE
In honor of Earth Day, today Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, identified the 10 best cities for green homes in the U.S., based on the percentage of homes with “green” features that sold over the past year. The report also names the top three neighborhoods for green homes in each of the top 10 cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Squirrel Hill, Fairmount District, Olde Kensington Orange County, California: West Floral Park, North Euclid

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Make Aerosol Recycling Part of Your Earth Day Celebrations
22 Avril 2015

WASHINGTON
The Consumer Aerosol Products Council (CAPCO) and the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) hope consumers will make aerosol recycling part of their Earth Day celebrations.

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GameStop Announces “Power to the Scholars” Scholarship Program
22 Avril 2015

GRAPEVINE, Texas
Today, GameStop demonstrated its continued commitment to the personal and professional development of GameStop employees with the launch of the “Power to the Scholars” Scholarship Program in partnership with Scholarship America, Inc. As an extension of GameStop’s Gamer Fund employee relief program, “Power to the Scholars” is open to employees of the GameStop family of specialty retail brands and their dependents. “There’s no better way to invest in our company

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PPG Reports Growth in Sustainable Product Sales, Progress on Sustainability Goals
22 Avril 2015

PITTSBURGH
PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced its progress toward achieving its 2020 sustainability goals, which are outlined in the company’s 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report that launched today and is now available at www.ppg.com/csr. In 2014, the company increased energy efficiency and improved employee safety, health and well-being. The company also achieved 27 percent of its sales from sustainable products during the year, increasing from 21 percent in 2013. “S

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More Than 90,000 Comcast NBCUniversal Volunteers to Give Back and ‘Make Change Happen’ in Communities around the World on 14th Comcast Cares Day
22 Avril 2015

PHILADELPHIA
This Saturday, April 25, volunteers will contribute their time and energy at more than 750 project sites across the globe as part of Comcast Cares Day. Taking place each April during National Volunteer Month and on the heels of Earth Week, Comcast Cares Day is the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort and part of the Company’s year-round commitment to community service. More than 90,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees, their family and friends, and

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Publix Celebrates Earth Day with $40,000 Contribution to Sustainable Fisheries Partnership and 4 Billion Bags Saved
22 Avril 2015

LAKELAND, Fla.
For four consecutive years, Publix Super Markets has celebrated Earth Day with a $40,000 contribution to Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) totaling $160,000. This year’s project is focused on improving the conditions associated with shrimp aquaculture. The donation will fund research to improve fisheries and help shrimp aquaculture in southeast Asia become more sustainable. Publix currently purchases shrimp from suppliers that have been certified as sustai

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Viridian Energy Shows How Individual Energy Choice Leads to Five Billion Pounds of CO2 Emissions Avoided
21 Avril 2015

STAMFORD, Conn.
Viridian Energy, one of America’s leading providers of affordable, responsible energy, today released its fifth annual Sustainability Report detailing the significant environmental benefit the company’s products have enabled since inception in 2009. Proof positive of Viridian’s stated commitment to transparency and the power of energy choice, the purely voluntary report includes eye-opening statistics reviewed by leading global professional services firm Ernst

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Grow Financial Celebrates Earth Day with Third Annual “Let’s Grow Together” Campaign
21 Avril 2015

TAMPA, Fla.
On Wednesday, April 22, in honor of Earth Day, Grow Financial will be giving away free Eastern Red Cedar Tree saplings to anyone who visits any of the Tampa Bay area’s 22 stores.

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Coca-Cola Joins Parent Magazine and CVS to Kick Off Statewide Fit Family Challenge
21 Avril 2015

RALEIGH, N.C.
Today Governor Pat McCrory joined Coca-Cola, CVS, Carolina, Piedmont, and Charlotte Parent magazines to kick off the Fit Family Challenge, a statewide healthy and active living initiative. “I fully support the 2015 North Carolina Fit Family Challenge,” Governor Pat McCrory said. “I encourage families within North Carolina to register for this fantastic program and get out and get moving.” The Fit Family Challenge is a free program that is open to all North Caroli

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Colorado Company WaterPulse Slashes Water Use for Plant Retailers, Growers
21 Avril 2015

LONGMONT, Colo.
WaterPulse's new irrigation system cuts water use in garden centers, greenhouses and nurseries by up to 70%, ensuring healthier plants and outstanding conservation in a time of widespread drought.

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Hess Ranked Top Oil and Gas Company on 2015 Best Corporate Citizens List
21 Avril 2015

NEW YORK
Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) has been ranked the No. 1 oil and gas company on Corporate Responsibility magazine’s prestigious list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2015. The list recognizes public companies across the United States that demonstrated strong performance in such areas as environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and community support. Hess has been named to the list each of the last eight years

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Tiny Prints Partners with American Forests to Restore and Replenish the Deschutes National Forest
21 Avril 2015

SANTA CLARA, Calif.
Tiny Prints, the leading online stationery boutique, today announced its partnership with American Forests, the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization. In an effort to revive the decimated Deschutes National Forest in Oregon, Tiny Prints, along with American Forests, will help restore its ecosystem and make it a destination for families to enjoy once again. In 2012, the Deschutes National Forest was devastated by a lightning fire, destroying ov

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UnitedHealthcare Will Award Up to $120,000 in Grants to Michigan Organizations Dedicated to Improving Health
20 Avril 2015

DETROIT
UnitedHealthcare is seeking to grant funds for specific proposals from community organizations to improve nutrition and physical activity resources for Michigan’s youth. Initial grants will range from $20,000 to $30,000. Qualifying organizations, including Michigan-based nonprofits and Federally Quality Health Centers (FQHCs), can receive the full Request for Proposal (RFP) by contacting communitygrants@uhc.com. Proposals are due May 1, 2015. Awardees will be notified

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Hasbro Ranks #2 in 2015 “100 Best Corporate Citizens List”
20 Avril 2015

PAWTUCKET, R.I.
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced today that it has been named as the second most transparent and responsible company in the U.S., according to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2015. This is the second time that Hasbro has ranked in the Top 10 and the fourth consecutive year that the Company has ranked in the Top 25. The Company ranked #2 this year, rising 20 spots, in recognition of its stellar performance in seven key areas: environment, climate ch

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GameStop and Sony Computer Entertainment America Power Up to Support Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®)
20 Avril 2015

GRAPEVINE, Texas
Today, GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, in conjunction with Sony Computer Entertainment America, announced plans to donate a PlayStation®4 (PS4™) gaming bundle to all Ronald McDonald Houses located in the United States. “We have been working with the RMHC team for more than six years,” said Matt Hodges, vice president of public and investor relations, GameStop. "Whether they are prepa

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Nashville Kicks Off 2015 Coca-Cola Fit Family Challenge
20 Avril 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn.
In an effort to promote healthy, active lifestyles, Coca-Cola is partnering with Nashville Parent magazine, CVS and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean in an 8-week program in which Nashville residents are challenged to get up, get out and get active! To participate and be eligible to win prizes, residents need to sign up at myfitfamilychallenge.com/TN. Based on participation, families earn points for a chance to win prizes during the 8-week challenge period, April 21 –

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Axalta Kicks off Support for Mother River Protection with Tree Planting in China
20 Avril 2015

SHANGHAI
Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today planted the first lot of trees to start the “Axalta Forest” in Jiangjiakou City, Hebei Province, setting down the roots for a better environment in China and enabled itself be part of the local environmental protection program. The tree-planting initiative follows last month’s agreement with the China Youth Development Foundation (CYDF) in which Axalta pledged significant financial

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