TreeClassics.com Launches Fundraiser to Help Nonprofits Across the Country09 Décembre 2014
OAK CREEK, Wis.
For every order placed on TreeClassics.com before Christmas, the company will donate $1 to the charity of the consumer’s choice.
Ohio and New Mexico Students Capture $100,000 Scholarship Prize in 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology09 Décembre 2014
Three students from Hilliard, Ohio and Albuquerque, N.M. were awarded top prizes at the 15th annual Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier research competition for high school students. The students join a highly selective group of just 14 individual competitors and 14 teams previously named winners of the Siemens Competition. Peter Tian, a senior at The Wellington School in Columbus, Ohio, won the $100,000 Grand Prize in the ind
Predator Guard Offers Solar-Powered Deterrent Lights For Snow Leopard Conservation09 Décembre 2014
Solar-powered electronic deterrent devices, provided by Predator Guard, are helping save snow leopards and livestock in central Mongolia
UnitedHealth Group Recognized as One of America's 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in The Civic 50 Rankings08 Décembre 2014
UnitedHealth Group ranked as one of America's most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, which recognizes companies that improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in South Africa and Argentina08 Décembre 2014
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in South Africa and Argentina
DIRECTV Lauded as One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S. by Bloomberg LP and Points of Light08 Décembre 2014
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.
DIRECTV, one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, 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
Comcast NBCUniversal Named One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in America08 Décembre 2014
For the second consecutive year, Comcast NBCUniversal was recognized today as one of America’s most community-minded companies by 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. The company also ranked first among its communications industry peers. Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service, conducted
Altria Named One of the Top 50 Community-Minded Companies08 Décembre 2014
Altria was recognized today as one of America’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual survey 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. “Altria and its family of companies have a deeply-rooted heritage of contri
Mary Kay Marks 10th Year of Holiday Giving Through the Today Show Toy Drive08 Décembre 2014
Mary Kay's decade of giving to Today Show Toy Drive reaches $30 million
Volunteers Build Playground at Jack and Jill Children’s Center in Fort Lauderdale07 Décembre 2014
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
More than 200 UnitedHealthcare employees and volunteers from the Fort Lauderdale area joined yesterday to build a new playground at Jack and Jill Children’s Center.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 25, 2014 – December 3, 2014)04 Décembre 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 25, 2014 – December 3, 2014. ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- Mauli Ola Foundation Shares the “Breath of Life” on Oahu’s North Shore (December 03, 2014 11:32 AM) Source: Mauli Ola Foundation BALTIMORE -- BGE and Its Employees Support GiveCorps’ #GivingTuesday through Charitable Giving and Volunteer Events Across Maryland (December 02, 2014 04:33 PM) Source: Baltimore Gas and El
Mauli Ola Foundation Shares the “Breath of Life” on Oahu’s North Shore03 Décembre 2014
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.
Mauli Ola Foundation’s 2014 national Ohana Tour winds up on the North Shore of Oahu, including pediatric hospital visits and Surf Experience Days to help those with cystic fibrosis.
BGE and Its Employees Support GiveCorps’ #GivingTuesday through Charitable Giving and Volunteer Events Across Maryland02 Décembre 2014
In support of #GivingTuesday, the official opening of the giving season, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) and its employees teamed up with GiveCorps, for the second year in a row, in an effort to make Baltimore the most generous city in America. #GivingTuesday is a nation-wide effort by GiveCorps to encourage charitable giving and volunteer efforts, in the spirit of the holiday season. BGE and parent company Exelon Corporation will match each and every moneta
Bank of America and (RED) Approach Midway Point of Two-year, $10 Million Partnership to Support the Global Fight Against AIDS02 Décembre 2014
A flurry of World AIDS Day and #GivingTuesday activities mark the latest milestone in a two-year, $10 million partnership between Bank of America and (RED). The goal of the partnership, which was announced in January, is to help end mother-to-child transmission of HIV and achieve an AIDS-free generation by supporting the critical work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). “Combining private sector scale and resources with nonprofit
Hyatt Gets in the Spirit of #GivingTuesday, Awarding 31 Community Grants to Local Nonprofits around the Globe02 Décembre 2014
Hyatt has joined forces with #GivingTuesday to help spread the spirit of joy and generosity this holiday season by awarding 31 nonprofits across the globe with Hyatt Community Grants to further their efforts within their local communities. With these grant awards, Hyatt is celebrating a significant milestone: surpassing $2 million in grant funding since the program’s inception in 2008. “The Hyatt Community Grants program builds on Hyatt’s belief that no one better unde
Groupon Gives Back on Giving Tuesday and Offers Sweepstakes with Hugh Jackman02 Décembre 2014
Groupon today announced a campaign to raise funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, as well as campaigns to raise funds for Kiva, DonorsChoose.org and ioby. To join in the spirit of Giving Tuesday, Groupon will match funds collected for each of these campaigns in the United States, up to $25,000 per campaign and $100,000 total. In addition, each $10 donation to the Groupon campaign for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will automatically enter contributors into a
Walmart Brings Joy to Local Food Pantries this Season with Launch of Food Pantry Holiday Makeover Campaign02 Décembre 2014
We could not think of a better time than Giving Tuesday to kick off our campaign and give everyone in America the chance to help their local food pantry win an extra special gift this holiday season.
Climate Tagger: REEEP Launches Automatic Tagging for Drupal CMS28 Novembre 2014
REEEP, CTCN and Semantic Web Company develop a new automated tagging module for the Drupal Content Management System (CMS) for sectors related to climate compatible development
Climate Tagger from REEEP to Aid Organizations in Using Knowledge to Combat Climate Change28 Novembre 2014
REEEP and CTCN announce Climate Tagger, a new tool to help knowledge-driven organizations improve and streamline systems, combat climate change and advance green growth.
Panasonic's 'Cut Out the Darkness' Project to Continue and Create 'Zoo of Light'27 Novembre 2014
Panasonic’s project to donate solar lanterns to regions with no access to electricity, “Cut Out the Darkness,” will feature a “Zoo of Light” during Phase 2.
Salvation Army, C Spire partner to make it easier for consumers to support the organization’s Red Kettle holiday giving campaign26 Novembre 2014
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C Spire and the Salvation Army are making it easier to support the non-profit by debuting the first program in the U.S. that allows credit card donations by holiday shoppers at Red Kettle locations.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 19, 2014 – November 25, 2014)26 Novembre 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 19, 2014 – November 25, 2014. ST. MICHAEL, Minn. -- U.S. Water Receives the California Game Changer Company of the Year Award (November 25, 2014 11:58 AM) Source: U.S. Water Services, Inc. OSAKA, Japan -- Panasonic's 'Cut Out the Darkness' Project to Continue and Create 'Zoo of Light' (November 25, 2014 11:35 AM) Source: Panasonic Corporation NEW YORK -- Chase Donates
U.S. Water Receives the California Game Changer Company of the Year Award25 Novembre 2014
ST. MICHAEL, Minn.
U.S. Water Wins California Game Changer Company of the Year Award from California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development for helping businesses improve efficiency of water use.
Chase Donates $50,000 to the American Red Cross in Support of Relief Efforts in Buffalo25 Novembre 2014
Chase announced a donation of $50,000 to support Buffalo residents as they begin the difficult recovery following last week’s devastating Lake Effect snow storm. The grant will go to the American Red Cross of Western and Central New York, which will support the winter storm response upstate and related emergencies. “The American Red Cross has been working tirelessly to respond to the devastation caused by the recent snow storm in Buffalo,” said David Horan, Western Ne
GE Capital Wins Personnel Today’s 2014 Diversity & Inclusion Award25 Novembre 2014
GE Capital, a leading alternative finance provider in the UK, has been recognised for its diversity and inclusion approach by Personnel Today, the UK's leading HR website, winning the 2014 Diversity & Inclusion award at a ceremony in London on November 18th. Accepting the award in front of 1000 HR professionals at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane Mayfair, Mary Fitzpatrick, GE Capital’s Diversity Leader, said: “Diversity is not a nice to have. It is a must have
Staples Earns Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index25 Novembre 2014
Staples announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for fifth year in a row.
glassybaby Kicks off the Final Leg of the glassroots Tour with Shops and Launches Its ‘kindfull’ Campaign to Raise Money for Meals During the Holiday Season24 Novembre 2014
The final leg of glassybaby’s 30-city, glassroots tour is underway with five remaining stops left, including Las Vegas, San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Francisco. As with all previous tour dates, glassybaby will host holiday pop up shops benefiting local non profits in each city. To date, glassybaby has given nearly 2.5 million to over 100 non profit organizations. (See www.glassrootstour.com for the complete tour schedule.) “The glassroots tour is an ama
Dole Subsidiary Receives Award for Excellence in Good Agricultural Practices24 Novembre 2014
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.
Dole Food Company’s Standard Fruit de Honduras was honored by GLOBALG.A.P. for its work in four major areas related to farming practices. The G.A.P. 2014 Winner award was presented at an October 28 ceremony at the Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi. Roberto Salinas, the company’s Certification Manager, received a trophy on behalf of Dole/Standard Fruit de Honduras. GLOBALG.A.P. initiated the G.A.P. Awards in 2012 to honor GLOBALG.A.P. certified producers who ha
SCWC & CCO Announce Second Phase of Lawn Dude Conservation Campaign24 Novembre 2014
Southern California Water Committee and Clear Channel Outdoor today announced phase two of the @Lawn_Dude ad campaign encouraging Californians to remove turf and invest in water-wise landscaping.
Clear Channel Spectacolor and Heart Gallery NYC Support National Adoption Month with Touching Photo Exhibition24 Novembre 2014
Clear Channel Spectacolor and Heart Gallery NYC promote adoption of children in foster care with award winning photographers and moving outdoor advertising exhibition on digital billboards.
Walgreens Earns Top Marks in 2015 Corporate Equality Index24 Novembre 2014
Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This marks the 10th year Walgreens has earned a perfect score from the CEI index. “As a company that prides itself on its commitment to diversity and inclusion, we know that fos
Prudential named a Military Friendly Employer® for fifth consecutive year24 Novembre 2014
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) announced today that it has earned the 2015 Military Friendly Employer® title by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse for the fifth consecutive year. Prudential ranked No. 46 on the publication’s list, jumping 25 places ahead of its 2014 placement. “We’re honored to once again be named a Military Friendly Employer® in recognition of our steadfast commitment to helping veterans’ transition from the military
Western Union Launches Million-Dollar Global Challenge to Fight Ebola24 Novembre 2014
Western Union Launches Million-Dollar Global Business Challenge to Fight Ebola
Bank of America Partners with Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves to Raise $100 Million for Clean Cooking Solutions21 Novembre 2014
Bank of America today announced a partnership with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) to raise $100 million to help provide clean cooking solutions to millions of households in the developing world. Advancing clean cooking solutions – which greatly reduce emissions that are harmful to people’s health and the broader environment – is a component of the bank’s recently launched Catalytic Finance Initiative. Bank of America announced the new initiative at th
UnitedHealth Group Receives 2014 “Best Corporate Steward” Award from U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center21 Novembre 2014
UnitedHealth Group has received the 2014 “Best Corporate Steward – Large Business” award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center.
Walmart Builds on Leadership of Commercial Solar Deployment and Expands On-Site Solar Energy Projects20 Novembre 2014
Walmart announced the company will install up to 400 new solar projects at facilities across the nation over the next four years.
VA Puget Sound Health Care System Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses20 Novembre 2014
Joseph Smith, RN, at VA Puget Sound Health Care System received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, presented by The DAISY Foundation and UnitedHealthcare, at a special ceremony in Seattle.
USG Demonstrates Commitment to Corporate Responsibility with Third Corporate Sustainability Report20 Novembre 2014
USG announced the release of its third Corporate Sustainability Report. The voluntary report describes the company’s approach to sustainability and its commitment to responsible business practices.
C.H. Robinson Collaboration Results in Twin Cities Food Fight20 Novembre 2014
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.
C.H. Robinson and NBC affiliate KARE 11 are fighting hunger in Minnesota through a one-day food and fund drive called the KARE 11 Food Fight with all donations benefiting Second Harvest Heartland.
Hyatt Commits $1 Million to Women for Women International20 Novembre 2014
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today that its subsidiary has initiated a four-year, one million dollar partnership with Women for Women International, a global development organization that offers education, training and income generation opportunities for marginalized women in areas impacted by war and conflict. The investment will help support more than 60,000 women in Afghanistan, Rwanda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, South Sudan, Nigeria, Iraq, Democratic Re
Progressive Receives Perfect Score in 2015 Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index20 Novembre 2014
MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio
Progressive receives perfect score in 2015 Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 12, 2014 – November 19, 2014)20 Novembre 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 12, 2014 – November 19, 2014. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- DIRECTV Earns Top Marks in 2015 Corporate Equality Index (November 19, 2014 03:00 PM) Source: DIRECTV RICHMOND, Va. -- U.S. businesses partner with ChildFund to deliver in-demand supplies to fight Ebola (November 19, 2014 12:56 PM) Source: ChildFund International CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of A
DIRECTV Earns Top Marks in 2015 Corporate Equality Index19 Novembre 2014
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.
DIRECTV, one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), which is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. DIRECTV now joins the ranks of 366 major U.S. businesses, which also earned top marks this
U.S. businesses partner with ChildFund to deliver in-demand supplies to fight Ebola19 Novembre 2014
ChildFund sent its third flight carrying critically needed medical supplies – this time to Sierra Leone – to directly support ChildFund’s Kelekula Interim Care Center (KICC) for children.
Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America Expand Elizabeth Street Capital Initiative19 Novembre 2014
In recognition of global Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, the Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America today announced the expansion of Elizabeth Street Capital to Los Angeles and throughout Texas, Illinois and Missouri. The initiative, which has a presence in markets across the United States, helps provide women small business owners with access to affordable loans, mentoring support and networking opportunities, enabling them to grow their businesses and creati
Fisher House Foundation and United Health Foundation Break Ground on Fisher House at Camp Pendleton19 Novembre 2014
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.
Fisher House Foundation and United Health Foundation broke ground on the Fisher House at Camp Pendleton that will serve as a home away from home for military families.
More Than 1,300 Families to Have Thanksgiving Dinner with Turkey and All the Trimmings This Holiday18 Novembre 2014
More than 1,300 families in Hartford and Tolland counties will have Thanksgiving dinner thanks to Hartford employers and residents who dropped off turkeys and other holiday items.
New York Giants Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie's Dreambuilders, Blessings in a Backpack, UnitedHealthcare Provide Food to New York City Children18 Novembre 2014
New York Giants Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie’s Dreambuilders program, Blessings in a Backpack and UnitedHealthcare are providing healthy meals to 250 children in Brooklyn every weekend for a year.
Prudential commits $6.7 million to fight Ebola in West Africa18 Novembre 2014
In response to the Ebola crisis, Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) announced today it plans to commit $6.7 million to fight and help control the outbreak in Western Africa. The company will provide $6 million in capital to the UNICEF Bridge Fund. The Prudential Foundation will provide a $300,000 grant to Doctors Without Borders, a $200,000 grant to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and a $200,000 grant to Newark, N.J.’s University Hospital. “The Ebola epidemic is the l
DIRECTV Releases 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report17 Novembre 2014
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.
DIRECTV, one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, has released its Corporate Social Responsibility report, highlighting its global efforts related to Corporate Citizenship, Sustainability, employee initiatives and much more. For the first time, the report is available as an interactive microsite with downloadable PDF and can be found at www.directvcsr.com. This year, our Corporate Social Responsibility report was dev
Wells Fargo Announces $10,000 Grant to Bankers without Borders®17 Novembre 2014
Wells Fargo Announces $10,000 Grant to Bankers without Borders at FELABAN
The Positive Community Magazine Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Awards & Gala17 Novembre 2014
EVENT: The Positive Community magazine focusing on “Good News from the Church and the Community” is the only faith-based lifestyle magazine targeting the African American consumer in the New York/New Jersey market. The 1st Annual Positive Community Awards & Gala, sponsored by Prudential Financial, will be held on Monday, November 17, 2014, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mayor Ras J. Baraka will accept The Gus Heningbur
Chipotle Cultivate Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to the International Rescue Committee17 Novembre 2014
Chipotle Cultivate Foundation awards $500,000 grant to the International Rescue Committee.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 5, 2014 – November 12, 2014)13 Novembre 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 5, 2014 – November 12, 2014. LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Yum! Brands Named One of the Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders in North America (November 12, 2014 10:20 AM) Source: Yum! Brands, Inc. OSLO, Norway & COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Global Survey to Map Business Response to Sustainable Growth Opportunities (November 12, 2014 08:48 AM) Source: Global Opportunity Network BLO
Yum! Brands Named One of the Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders in North America12 Novembre 2014
Yum! Brands Named One of the Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders in North America
Global Survey to Map Business Response to Sustainable Growth Opportunities12 Novembre 2014
OSLO, Norway & COPENHAGEN, Denmark
The Global Opportunity survey aims to map private sector response to 15 opportunities for sustainable growth. The results of the survey will be published in the first Global Opportunity Report in January 2015. When presented with a range of opportunities for sustainable growth, how will mainstream business react? With a worldwide survey launching this week, the newly established Global Opportunity Network sets out to map how much confidence t
Dialing Back Chronic Disease with Mobile Phones in India, Thanks to Cigna Foundation; $260,000 World of Difference grant awarded to Arogya World12 Novembre 2014
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. & BANGALORE, India
Cigna Foundation gives $260,000 to India's Arogya World to create mobile-phone based heart disease prevention program. Grant addresses chronic disease, responsible for half of India's deaths.
Verdantix Says Sustainability Leaders at High-Revenue Firms Have Growing Influence12 Novembre 2014
According to a new global survey of 260 heads of sustainability conducted by independent analyst firm, Verdantix, sustainability leaders have increasing executive committee influence, decision-making authority and budgetary contributions across 21 key initiatives spanning assurance, consulting, energy management, natural capital, reporting, supply chain and other sustainability activities. 92% of responding firms have a sustainability leader who reports into the CEO o
By Wearing Jeans, The Standard and Its Employees Raise More Than $500,000 for the Knight Cancer Challenge11 Novembre 2014
Standard Insurance Company (“The Standard”) announced today that $534,000 has been raised through its 2014 Employee Giving Campaign for the OHSU Knight Cancer Challenge.
Toshiba Publishes English Edition of Environmental Report 201411 Novembre 2014
Toshiba announced publication of the English edition of the Toshiba Group Environmental Report 2014.
UnitedHealthcare Teams Up with IRONKIDS to Energize Arizona Youth During Tempe Fun Run10 Novembre 2014
UnitedHealthcare and IRONKIDS are teaming up for the second annual UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Tempe Fun Run. For the first time, IRONKIDS will offer a ¼-mile track for kids with special needs.
New RAND Corporation Report Details “Successful Approaches” of 100,000 Jobs Mission to Enhance Private Sector Veteran Employment Efforts10 Novembre 2014
The RAND Corporation today issued a report detailing the “successful approaches” of the 100,000 Jobs Mission integrating veterans into the private sector workforce. The coalition of 178 private sector companies also announced they have hired 190,046 U.S. military veterans through September 30, 2014, and is on pace to hire a total of 200,000 veterans by the end of the year. RAND’s report – based on qualitative interviews with 100,000 Jobs Mission members representing d