NEST Fragrances Debuts the Blue Garden Luxury Gift Set to Commemorate Autism Awareness Month in April and Mother’s Day01 Avril 2014
NEST Fragrances, a leading designer and manufacturer of luxury scented products for the bath, body and home, today announced the debut of the Blue Garden Luxury Gift Set to benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. The Blue Garden Luxury Gift Set arrives at Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and select specialty boutiques across the U.S. in time to celebrate Autism Awareness Month in April and Mother’s Day on May 11. “Our Blue G
Positive Tracks Joins Doris Buffett’s Giving With Purpose MOOC to #LearnGiveLove!01 Avril 2014
Positive Tracks Announces 2014 Partnership with the Learning by Giving Foundation Through Its Online Philanthropy Course, Giving With Purpose.
Fidelity Investments® Marks National Financial Literacy Month with New Partnership, Employee Volunteer Programs across the United States, and Innovative Tools01 Avril 2014
Fidelity Investments marks National Financial Literacy Month with new partnership and volunteer programs. Company will work to help close “financial education gap” for students and educators.
New Children’s Joke Book Delivers Smiles and Raises Funds for Children with Health Needs01 Avril 2014
The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) has launched its new “Little Book – Big Laughs Joke Book” to help bring giggles and grins to children young and old.
Honest Tea Partners with National Park Foundation for Earth Month & Online #ParkYourThirst Campaign01 Avril 2014
Honest Tea, the nation’s top-selling organic bottled tea company, is celebrating Earth Month this April by teaming up with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. The month-long online #ParkYourThirst sweepstakes encourages people to share their enthusiasm for being active in the great outdoors. Committed to supporting the National Park Foundation’s mission, Honest Tea is donating $25,000 to help connect all Americans to th
J.P. Morgan and IPPR Announce New Skills at Work in Europe01 Avril 2014
J.P. Morgan today announced the launch of New Skills at Work in Europe alongside the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) as lead research partner. The initiative is an initial $30 million, three-year programme focused on addressing unemployment through macro strategies and specific innovations to boost job creation, expand labour market participation and develop the skilled workforce for the future in the UK and Europe. The programme is the European component of
Mitsubishi Electric Issues New Philosophy and Policies for Philanthropy01 Avril 2014
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it has issued a new corporate statement, entitled Philosophy and Policies on Philanthropic Activities for Mitsubishi Electric Group employees worldwide, effective immediately. According to Nobuyuki Okuma, Executive Officer in charge of General Affairs and Human Resources, “Mitsubishi Electric Group’s new Philosophy and Policies on Philanthropic Activities, which is based on our corporate mission and seven
Yum! Brands Releases New CSR Report and Declares April “CSR Month”31 Mars 2014
Yum! Brands releases new CSR Report and declares April “CSR Month.”
The Junior League of Dallas and Mary Kay Inc. Announce Recipients of the Inaugural Women Lead Scholarship Program28 Mars 2014
The Junior League of Dallas (JLD) and Mary Kay Inc. are proud to announce the four female recipients receiving a combined $25,000 in collegiate scholarships through a new JLD program, Women LEAD.
Give over $100,000 to community nonprofits. Submit your nomination now through the Giving With Purpose Grant App.27 Mars 2014
Give over $100,000 to community nonprofits. Submit your nomination now through the Giving With Purpose Grant App.
Registration Closes for 2014 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K as 40,000-Participant Capacity Is Reached27 Mars 2014
Record-setting cold and a snow-filled winter did not slow Chicago-area runners from registering for this year’s 35th Anniversary Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K, the world’s largest 8-kilometer road race, which closed today when the 40,000-participant capacity was reached. Registration for the March 30 event opened on January 7. The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K is an annual tradition that signals the kickoff to Chicago’s outdoor running season, which culmina
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 19, 2014 – March 26, 2014)27 Mars 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 19, 2014 – March 26, 2014. STAMFORD, Conn. -- Keep America Beautiful and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Continue to Provide Grants to Increase Recycling in Public Parks (March 26, 2014 03:30 PM) Source: Dr Pepper Snapple Group MCLEAN, Va. -- Exelis releases combined 2013 Annual & Corporate Responsibility Report (March 26, 2014 11:00 AM) Source: Exelis MEXICO CITY -- Angélic
VOSS Water Makes a Difference in Sub-Saharan Africa in #31Days27 Mars 2014
Fact: 300 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa live without access to clean water. Fact: for the past five years, Voss Foundation has been making a difference to hundreds of thousands of people in Sub-Saharan Africa with 68 clean water access points and 159 sanitation facilities in six countries. To address the global water crisis, VOSS Water is launching the “31 Days to Make a Difference” campaign on World Water Day (March 22) that will last through Earth Day (April
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Peru, Indonesia, Brazil and Chile27 Mars 2014
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Peru, Indonesia, Brazil and Chile
Fluor Named a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute26 Mars 2014
Fluor named a World's Most Ethical Company
Walmart Debuts Futuristic Truck26 Mars 2014
The prototype is the result of collaboration between Walmart and many vendors, including Peterbilt, ROUSH, Great Dane and Capstone Turbine.
Keep America Beautiful and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Continue to Provide Grants to Increase Recycling in Public Parks26 Mars 2014
Public parks will be getting cleaner in communities across the country thanks to a significant grant made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in collaboration with Keep America Beautiful. Twenty-six local and county governments in 19 states will receive durable, permanent recycling bins as part of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Bin Grant program. In total, the grants will provide nearly 900 recycling bins for place
Exelis releases combined 2013 Annual & Corporate Responsibility Report26 Mars 2014
Exelis (NYSE: XLS) today released its combined annual and corporate responsibility report for calendar year 2013.
Angélica Fuentes Foundation: A Private Foundation Dedicated to Empowering Women & Girls Launched in Latin America26 Mars 2014
Today the Angélica Fuentes Foundation was officially launched at a press briefing at Club De Industriales in Mexico City. The Angélica Fuentes Foundation is a private foundation solely devoted to the empowerment of women and girls throughout Latin America. The foundation will give grants, scholarships and will advocate for women and girls to achieve equal opportunity by providing access to life skills, education, and financial independence. The foundation will supp
Monsanto Ranks among Best Places to Work in the Netherlands26 Mars 2014
Monsanto Netherlands is named one of the best big employers in the country. Number 22 ranking honors Seminis and De Ruiter vegetables seed business headquartered in Bergschenhoek.
Retired Colonel Jeffrey Macloud Becomes COO of Farmer Veteran Coalition25 Mars 2014
Retired Air Force Col. Jeffrey Macloud has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC), the organization announced today. “We are excited that Jeff is joining the leadership team of FVC,” said Michael O’Gorman, Founder and Executive Director of the organization. “His solid background and experience in operations and strategy that he developed during a 25-year career in the U.S. Air Force make him the right choice to help steer the FVC
University of Denver Receives $17 Million Donation; Establishes the Anna and John J. Sie International Relations Complex25 Mars 2014
The University of Denver announced today the receipt of a $17 million gift from philanthropists Anna and John J. Sie. The donation will support the University’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies through the construction of a 43,000-square-foot building and marks the largest single private gift in the Josef Korbel School’s 50-year history. “Anna and I are both immigrants to the United States and we understand the importance of global education and engagement.
Hasbro Named as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for Third Year24 Mars 2014
Global branded play leader Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company®. This is the third time that Hasbro, home to globally popular brands including MY LITTLE PONY, MONOPOLY and PLAY-DOH, has been honored with this award, which recognizes organizations that continue to ra
New Fort Collins Affordable-Housing Community for Seniors Hosts Grand Opening Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony20 Mars 2014
FORT COLLINS, Colo.
Community leaders, development partners and new residents celebrated the grand opening of Legacy Senior Residences of Fort Collins during a ribbon-cutting and open house today.
Injured Veterans to Cycle 490 Miles from Houston to Arlington for the 2014 UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Texas Challenge20 Mars 2014
More than 200 injured veterans and their supporters will set off March 23 on the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Texas Challenge, a seven-day, 490-mile rehabilitative ride from Houston to Arlington.
Dell Named As a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute20 Mars 2014
ROUND ROCK, Texas
Dell today was recognized as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance. The EI award designation is given to companies “that continue to raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior.” The Institute’s award is based on a company’s understanding of the correlation between ethics, reputation and daily interactions with its customers
Rockwell Automation Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for the Sixth Time20 Mars 2014
Rockwell Automation named one of "World's Most Ethical Companies" for sixth time.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 12, 2014 – March 19, 2014)20 Mars 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 12, 2014 – March 19, 2014. PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- CORRECTING and REPLACING Hasbro Named by U.S. EPA as a Winner of 2014 Climate Leadership Award and Receives LEED® Gold Certification from U.S. Green Building Council (March 19, 2014 03:20 PM) Source: Hasbro SHANGHAI & BLOOMFIELD, Conn. -- Finalists Named in Global Healthy Workplace Awards, Sponsored by Cigna in Shanghai (
CORRECTING and REPLACING Hasbro Named by U.S. EPA as a Winner of 2014 Climate Leadership Award and Receives LEED® Gold Certification from U.S. Green Building Council19 Mars 2014
Please replace the release with the following corrected version. The headline and fifth paragraph, first sentence of release should read: U.S. Green Building Council (sted U.S. Green Business Council). The corrected release reads: HASBRO NAMED BY U.S. EPA AS A WINNER OF 2014 CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AWARD AND RECEIVES LEED® GOLD CERTIFICATION FROM U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL Global branded play leader Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) today announced that it has been named a
Finalists Named in Global Healthy Workplace Awards, Sponsored by Cigna in Shanghai19 Mars 2014
SHANGHAI & BLOOMFIELD, Conn.
Unilever, IBM and four other finalists named as leading employers in Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit set for Shanghai April 9-10, sponsored by Cigna.
Keurig Green Mountain Funds Four Organizations with $11 Million Water Commitment19 Mars 2014
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. today announced a multi-faceted effort to address the worldwide water crisis with an $11 commitment to support nonprofit organizations working to promote water security.
Monsanto Ranked among Best Places to Work in France19 Mars 2014
SAINT PRIEST, France
Monsanto France recognized as 15th best big company to work for in France in 2014 by Great Place to Work Institute.
New Report Reveals Hidden Casualties of War: Children of the Wounded19 Mars 2014
A first-of-its-kind nationwide assessment, “Study on Children of Seriously Wounded Service Members,” reveals challenging trends that can have a significant impact on the social and psychological development of children of wounded service members. The study, commissioned by the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, was conducted by the Caster Family Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research, part of the School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES) at the
Sprint Receives Frost & Sullivan Green Excellence Award18 Mars 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Frost & Sullivan, a global consulting firm specializing in market research and technology, has awarded Sprint its 2014 North American Award for Green Excellence.
Pfizer Launches 2013 Integrated Annual Review18 Mars 2014
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced the launch of its fourth integrated annual review (www.pfizer.com/annual), which summarizes the company’s 2013 financial, environmental and social responsibility performance. Pfizer first combined the reporting of corporate responsibility activities, financial performance, and business strategy with its 2010 annual review, and since then, has continued to advance the integrated reporting of information relevant to all of the comp
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Reports Latest Quarterly Investment and Impact Results17 Mars 2014
TriLinc Global Impact Fund (“TriLinc” or the “Company”) reported the financial and impact results of its investment activities as of December 31, 2013. TriLinc is an impact investing fund that provides expansion stage loans and trade finance to small and medium enterprises (“SMEs”) in developing economies where access to affordable capital is significantly limited. Impact Investing is defined as investing with the specific objective to achieve both a competitive fi
The Western Union Foundation Continues to Support Global Education Initiatives with Fourth Quarter Grants of US$1.15 Million17 Mars 2014
The Western Union Foundation today announced its fourth quarter 2013 grant commitment of US$1.15 million, which will be distributed across more than 25 NGOs around the world.
Washington Redskins Owner Daniel M. Snyder and Wife Tanya Snyder to Be Honored by National Center for Missing & Exploited Children14 Mars 2014
LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS OWNER DANIEL M. SNYDER AND WIFE TANYA SNYDER TO BE HONORED BY NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING & EXPLOITED CHILDREN
As Wireless Carriers Race to Reclaim Phones, Sprint Phone Trade-in Program Remains No. 114 Mars 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
For the third straight year, Sprint has been recognized as having the best phone buyback program among all U.S. carriers by Compass Intelligence
Walmart U.S. President and CEO Bill Simon Delivered Remarks at the Company’s Year Beginning Meeting13 Mars 2014
Today, Walmart U.S. president and CEO delivered the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the company’s Year Beginning Meeting (YBM) in Orlando, FL at 2:00 pm EDT. “Good afternoon. “It's wonderful to see so many of you here in Orlando and to enjoy some warmer weather. I was certainly glad to leave my coat behind in Bentonville! “I want to start out by thanking you for being such great partners. “We love selling your brands and working with you every day
Walmart, Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors Launch $10 Million U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund13 Mars 2014
"Through the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, we hope to help remove the barriers to revitalizing and growing U.S. manufacturing, creating jobs and building a stronger American economy."
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 5, 2014 – March 12, 2014)13 Mars 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 5, 2014 – March 12, 2014. HUDSON, Ohio -- Jo-Ann Awards Third Annual First Generation Scholarship for Fashion Design and Merchandising (March 12, 2014 09:59 AM) Source: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Electric’s SOCIO-ROOTS Donations Surpass One Billion Yen (March 11, 2014 10:00 PM) Source: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation ATLANTA -- Coca-Cola Goes All
Jo-Ann Awards Third Annual First Generation Scholarship for Fashion Design and Merchandising12 Mars 2014
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is proud to announce the recipient of the third annual Jo-Ann Stores First Generation Scholarship for Fashion Design and Merchandising.
Mitsubishi Electric’s SOCIO-ROOTS Donations Surpass One Billion Yen12 Mars 2014
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that the Mitsubishi Electric SOCIO-ROOTS Fund, a charitable undertaking in which the company matches employee donations, has surpassed one billion yen, or about 10 million USD, in cumulative donations over the 22-year life of the fund. The Mitsubishi Electric SOCIO-ROOTS Fund, the company’s signature initiative in the field of social welfare, was established in 1992 as one of Japan’s first matching funds. Open
Coca-Cola Goes All the Way with $50,000 Donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Triple Play Program11 Mars 2014
The first of two Big Game advertisements from Coca-Cola in 2014 told the all-American tale of triumph over adversity – a young man’s inspirational story to achieve unlikely greatness. As a tribute to the ad, titled “Going All The Way,” Coca-Cola pledged to donate $50,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) Triple Play program once the ad was shared 10,000 times online. The ad has exceeded Coca-Cola’s goal with over 40,000 online shares. The donation will be d
UnitedHealthcare Provides $1 Million Grant to Connecticut Children's Medical Center to Improve Access to Quality Pediatric Health Care11 Mars 2014
UnitedHealthcare gave $1 million to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s Office for Community Child Health to help enhance care delivery and address critical public health issues for children.
MLB, Target and Time Inc.’s ‘PEOPLE’ Launch “All-Star Teachers” Program to Honor Teachers10 Mars 2014
Major League Baseball, Target Corp & PEOPLE today announced the “Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers” campaign, which celebrates remarkable current & retired teachers.
StubHub Awards Toronto’s UNITY $50,000 as its First Canadian ‘Rising Star’10 Mars 2014
StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, today announced it has selected Toronto-based charity UNITY as the first Canadian recipient of its Rising Star award. StubHub Rising Stars is an international philanthropic program spotlighting outstanding grassroots charities improving access and opportunity for at-risk youth through sports and the arts. Founded by world-renowned Canadian break-dancer Michael Prosserman, UNITY is a charitable organization teaching
CH2M HILL supports National Apprenticeship Week 201407 Mars 2014
CH2M HILL Welcomes National Apprenticeship Week 2014
Citi Announces Increased Support for Vital Voices Global Partnership, Celebrates International Women’s Day Across the Globe07 Mars 2014
Citi and the Citi Foundation announce increased support for Vital Voices Global Partnership and celebrate International Women's Day with 230 events in 89 countries around the world.
Participant Media Hosts Tech, Entertainment, and Social Change Luminaries for a Special Day-Long Event at SXSW 201406 Mars 2014
Offering an unprecedented opportunity to explore the powerful intersection of technology, storytelling, and social action, Participant Media, the award-winning global entertainment company known for films such as Lincoln, An Inconvenient Truth and Food, Inc., has created a day-long event at SXSW 2014 spotlighting media and social good entitled Engage, Inspire, Ignite: Conversations About Unleashing Social Good. The six-part panel series event, which is part of th
Orlando Magic, UnitedHealthcare Fight Child Hunger in Central Florida06 Mars 2014
Orlando Magic players Maurice Harkless and Andrew Nicholson, Magic Dancers and UnitedHealthcare employees will join today to pack Hi-Five Kids Packs for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (February 26, 2014 – March 5, 2014)06 Mars 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of February 26, 2014 – March 5, 2014. NEW YORK -- FGI Supports COFH Mobile Outreach Program in New York City (March 04, 2014 10:57 AM) Source: FGI NEW YORK -- Americans Cite Natural Weather Disasters as Key Factor in Forming Climate Change Opinions (March 04, 2014 10:43 AM) Source: Gibbs & Soell, Inc. ANTWERP, Belgium -- Monsanto Ranked Among Best Places to Work in Belgium (M
FGI Supports COFH Mobile Outreach Program in New York City04 Mars 2014
Every year, in partnership with Coalition for the Homeless, FGI distributes toiletry and personal care kits to those in need around New York City.
Americans Cite Natural Weather Disasters as Key Factor in Forming Climate Change Opinions04 Mars 2014
The 2014 Gibbs & Soell Sense & Sustainability® Study is the business communications firm’s fifth annual survey of U.S. adults about their perceptions of the corporate commitment to “going green.”
Séché Environnement: Consolidated Results for 201303 Mars 2014
Regulatory News: Séché Environnement (Paris:SCHP): Solid organic growth: revenue up 5.7% on an organic basis Strong recurring revenue Contribution of business developments carried out in 2012 EBITDA stable at €78.6m (17.7% of revenue excluding IFRIC 12) Weaker mix effects Influence of one-off factors: low availability of Strasbourg-Sénerval; rainfall, etc. Net income of consolidated companies: €13.1m, up 45.6% relative to 2012 (adjusted for Hime) Consolidated ne
Monsanto Ranked Among Best Places to Work in Belgium03 Mars 2014
Monsanto Belgium ranks 7th among large employers in Belgium as Great Place to Work in 2014.