Mattel’s Fourth Annual 12 Days of Play Program Impacts More Than 100,000 Children During the Holiday Season02 Décembre 2013
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.
Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced the start of its fourth annual global Mattel 12 Days of Play program, a series of holiday-themed philanthropic events that will give the gift of play to more than 100,000 children in more than 30 countries. Born out of Mattel’s belief that every child deserves the opportunity to play, Mattel 12 Days of Play brings Mattel employees together to impact the lives of children at underserved schools, hospitals, food banks, orph
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 20, 2013 – November 27, 2013)28 Novembre 2013
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 20, 2013 – November 27, 2013. PASADENA, Calif. -- Kaiser Permanente Southern California Announces $238,000 in Grants to Non-Profits for Services to Individuals and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS (November 27, 2013 04:49 PM) Source: Kaiser Permanente Southern California NEW YORK -- JPMorgan Chase Adds Autism Benefits to Employee Health Plan (November 26, 2013 09:05 AM)
Kaiser Permanente Southern California Announces $238,000 in Grants to Non-Profits for Services to Individuals and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS27 Novembre 2013
In observance of World AIDS day, Kaiser Permanente Southern California announced it has given nearly $238,000 in grants to non-profit organizations that provide HIV/AIDS prevention and care.
JPMorgan Chase Adds Autism Benefits to Employee Health Plan26 Novembre 2013
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is adding autism benefits for employees participating in the company’s health plan. Effective January 1, 2014, intensive behavior therapy for treatment of autism spectrum disorders, such as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy, will be a covered benefit for employees and their families. “JPMorgan Chase is excited to offer ABA Therapy and provide this important treatment alternative for the children of our employees,” said Stephen
Univision Communications Inc. Launches “Univision Contigo” Expanding Outreach & Investment to Empower Hispanic America25 Novembre 2013
Univision Communications Inc., launches “Univision Contigo” (Univision With You), an expansion of the Company’s investment and partnership efforts to serve and empower Hispanics in the U.S.
Allianz Life Supports Programs to Help Seniors Stay in Their Homes; Contributes $275,000 to Local Senior Service Organizations25 Novembre 2013
Allianz Life announced today donations of $275,000 to Twin Cities metro area charitable organizations focused on helping senior citizens remain self-sufficient.
Sprint supports Denver with $50,000 in grants to The Urban Farm at Stapleton, Junior Achievement of Rocky Mountain and Goodwill Industries of Denver25 Novembre 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Local non-profits receive Sprint grants as part of company’s Denver Local Giving Program, now in its fifth year
Kaiser Permanente Southern California Awards $930,000 in Grants to Help Food Banks Provide Healthy Foods25 Novembre 2013
Kaiser Permanente donates $930,000 in grants to Southern California food banks through its new Healthy Food Banking program to ensure their patrons have access to healthy, nourishing foods.
Sprint supports Dallas/Fort Worth with $50,000 in grants to Trinity River Mission, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas and the Dallas Museum of Art21 Novembre 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Local non-profits receive Sprint grants as part of company’s Dallas/Fort Worth Local Giving Program, now in its fifth year
Participant Media’s TakePart.com Launches Online Donation Campaigns Powered by CrowdRise21 Novembre 2013
TakePart.com, Participant Media’s digital network, is expanding its TakePart Action Platform (TAP) to connect socially relevant digital content to donation actions in collaboration with CrowdRise, the leading crowd sourced fundraising platform designed to make giving and fundraising fun. Donations are the latest social action feature to be added to TakePart’s suite of tools that includes petitions, letters of support, pledges, and awareness actions to learn more ab
Mary Kay Inc. Boosts Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas’ Financial Literacy and Healthy Living Programs by $50,00021 Novembre 2013
Mary Kay donated $50,000 to the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to help support programs that develop life and leadership skills.
Walgreens Debuts Nation’s First Net Zero Energy Retail Store in Evanston, Ill.21 Novembre 2013
Sporting two wind turbines, nearly 850 solar panels and a geothermal system burrowed 550 feet into the ground, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today celebrates the official opening of what is believed to be the nation’s first net zero energy retail store, anticipated to produce energy equal to or greater than it consumes. Located at 635 Chicago Ave. in Evanston, Ill., the store opens to the public at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, following store tours for invi
Bank of America Issues $500 Million “Green Bond”21 Novembre 2013
Bank of America Corporation announced today that it has issued a “green bond” consisting of a three-year, fixed-rate bond that is $500 million in aggregate principal amount. This issuance of bonds is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to advance renewable energy initiatives and promote energy efficiency. Bank of America’s green bond is a senior bond where the funds will be used specifically to finance green investments such as renewable energy and energy
Build-A-Bear Workshop Spreads Holiday Cheer With Marine Toys for Tots Foundation21 Novembre 2013
Build-A-Bear Workshop is kicking off its sixth annual campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and inviting Guests to join the effort in several ways.
Brookings and JPMorgan Chase Launch New Exchange Network21 Novembre 2013
Today, the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase announce the launch of the Exchange, a new network of 20 pioneering metropolitan areas committed to increasing global trade and economic competitiveness. The program is part of the Global Cities Initiative, which equips metropolitan leaders with the information, policy ideas, and global connections they need to bolster their regions’ positions in the global economy. In the Exchange’s first year, business, civic, an
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 13, 2013 – November 20, 2013)21 Novembre 2013
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 13, 2013 – November 20, 2013. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Sprint to Credit Service Fees for Central Illinois Tornado Victims (November 20, 2013 02:10 PM) Source: Sprint LONDON -- Social Mobility Foundation Receives $50,000 CH2M HILL Foundation Grant (November 20, 2013 01:17 PM) Source: CH2M HILL ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Dell Grants Nearly $2.4 Million to Support Youth Learning
Sprint to Credit Service Fees for Central Illinois Tornado Victims20 Novembre 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint Emergency Response Team deploys staff, devices and SatCOLTs to aid local first responders and emergency personnel
Social Mobility Foundation Receives $50,000 CH2M HILL Foundation Grant20 Novembre 2013
CH2M HILL, the employee owned infrastructure and programme management company, has awarded a grant of USD$50,000 to the Social Mobility Foundation (SMF), through the CH2M HILL Foundation.
Dell Grants Nearly $2.4 Million to Support Youth Learning, STEM Education and ICT Skills Training in Underserved Communities across America20 Novembre 2013
ROUND ROCK, Texas
Today Dell announced it has provided nearly $2.4 million to 26 U.S. organizations as part of its Powering the Possible for Communities Youth Learning Initiative. The initiative aims to close the learning gap among underserved youth by providing technology, training, grants, and volunteers to organizations in 11 states where Dell employees work and live. Partnering organizations will use the resources to support technology access, STEM education and ICT traini
PVH Corp. Announces $200,000 Donation to Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts in the Philippines19 Novembre 2013
PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] announced today that a $200,000 gift will be donated to help support Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts in the Philippines in the aftermath of the storm. This gift will be split between Save The Children and the Philippine Red Cross, which are delivering much needed emergency supplies and services in the impacted areas. In addition, PVH has set up an employee matching program with donations going to these organizations and will work closely with select
First Lady Tonette Walker, Sesame Street's Grover and UnitedHealthcare Encourage Kids to Read and Live Healthy19 Novembre 2013
Wisconsin First Lady Tonette Walker, Sesame Street and UnitedHealthcare taught Milwaukee-area students the importance of learning about healthy food choices.
ADDING MULTIMEDIA NBA, WNBA, Africare and ExxonMobil Launch New Initiative to Engage and Empower Nigeria’s Youth19 Novembre 2013
NBA, WNBA, Africare and ExxonMobil Launch New Initiative to Engage and Empower Nigeria’s Youth
Capital One Named 2014 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer By G.I. Jobs19 Novembre 2013
Capital One has long supported military veterans and fully appreciates the value that military experience brings to the workplace.
Prudential donates $250,000 to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan19 Novembre 2013
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today announced that it will donate $250,000 to assist in the relief efforts for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. In addition, the company has opened its PRUCares Disaster Relief Fund for employee donations to disaster relief organizations. To help maximize contributions, The Prudential Foundation will match all gifts to qualified organizations on a dollar-for-dollar basis. “Our hearts go out to the millions of
Bank of America Art Conservation Project Announces Call for 2014 Grant Submissions19 Novembre 2013
Bank of America continues to expand its global effort to preserve culturally important works of art, today announcing a request for grant applications from global art institutions. Applications for the Bank of America Art Conservation Project are welcome from all nonprofit cultural institutions with significant works of art requiring conservation. The deadline for submissions is January 17, 2014 and applicants can submit proposals online at http://museums.banko
Pepco Holdings, Inc. Donates $50,000 to Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund18 Novembre 2013
Pepco Holdings, Inc. Donates $50,000 to Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund
Jane Cosmetics Launches “The Gift of Confidence & Care” Holiday Campaign to Support Women in Need18 Novembre 2013
Jane Cosmetics today continues the company’s commitment to charitable contributions that support women by launching “The Gift of Confidence & Care: Buy One, Give One To A Neighbor In Need” donation campaign that will provide beauty products to women in local shelters. Jane Cosmetics will donate one Jane beauty product for each item purchased between November 18 and December 27 at participating Kohl’s, Ulta Beauty, Bealls, Palais Royal and Peebles stores in
Moody's Donates $50,000 to Aid Typhoon Haiyan Relief15 Novembre 2013
Moody's Corporation made a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross through its philanthropic arm, The Moody’s Foundation, to support relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan
United Health Foundation Partners with Project HOPE to Mobilize Medical Care for Victims of Typhoon Haiyan15 Novembre 2013
UnitedHealth Group’s United Health Foundation is partnering with Project HOPE to help Filipinos affected by typhoon Haiyan receive urgent medical care and critical medical supplies.
Coca-Cola Contributes More Than US$2.5 Million in Typhoon Relief Aid15 Novembre 2013
Coca-Cola announced today that it is donating more than US$2.5 million to support disaster relief and recovery efforts in the Philippines following the devastation from Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 6, 2013 – November 13, 2013)15 Novembre 2013
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 6, 2013 – November 13, 2013. LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Yum! Brands Directs $1.5 Million of World Hunger Relief Funds to Philippines (November 13, 2013 03:01 PM) Source: Yum! Brands, Inc. LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Centennial Woods Awarded 2nd Exclusive Three-Year Contract with WYDOT (November 13, 2013 01:39 PM) Source: Centennial Woods, LLC NEW YORK -- Morgan Stanley Completes Constru
UnitedHealth Group, Minnesota Equity Fund and Community Leaders Celebrate Opening of Affordable-Housing Community in Ramsey14 Novembre 2013
UnitedHealth Group and Minnesota Equity Fund today joined community leaders, development partners and new residents to celebrate the grand opening of The Seasons Townhomes in Ramsey.
Walgreens Assists Disaster Relief Efforts in Philippines with $100,000 Donation14 Novembre 2013
Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross in response to the devastating Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Typhoon Yolanda) that swept through the Philippines last week. These funds will be used to distribute relief items, repair and rebuild shelters, provide health care and give access to clean water and sanitation systems for those impacted by the storm. “With so many people in need, we want to lend support to those who’ve
Sprint Offers Minimum Buyback Credit to Encourage Phone Trade-In on America Recycles Day14 Novembre 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint to offer $20 minimum trade-in credit in select Sprint stores – for any phone, in any condition, from any carrier
Moments that Matter: Motorola Solutions Foundation Supports "Haiyan" Disaster Recovery in the Philippines14 Novembre 2013
Moments that Matter: a USD 50,000 donation from Motorola Solutions Foundation to the American Red Cross to support "Haiyan" Disaster Recovery in the Philippines.
Sprint Waives Fees for U.S. Calls and Text Messaging to the Philippines13 Novembre 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint Foundation donates $25,000 to the American Red Cross Philippines Typhoon Appeal Fund
Yum! Brands Directs $1.5 Million of World Hunger Relief Funds to Philippines13 Novembre 2013
Yum! Brands Directs $1.5 Million of World Hunger Relief Funds to Philippines
Centennial Woods Awarded 2nd Exclusive Three-Year Contract with WYDOT13 Novembre 2013
Centennial Woods secured another 3 year contract which will provide reclaimed Snow-Fence for repurposing for building materials use. Better than barnwood and other reclaimed or recycled wood products.
Morgan Stanley Completes Construction of 6 Acre, 820kW Solar Field; Will Conserve Significant Electricity at Purchase, NY Corporate Campus13 Novembre 2013
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced completion of a solar facility at its Westchester campus that will produce approximately 1,000 MWh of electricity per year, offsetting approximately 5 percent of the building’s total electricity use and up to 25 percent during peak production. The project is the result of a collaboration between the Firm’s Corporate Services team and its Commodities Solar Desk, known as MS Solar. “We are excited to add solar to the growing lis
Ex-Seventh Generation CEO Launches Sustain, Encourages Women To “Do What’s Natural”13 Novembre 2013
Few people realize condoms, the very product designed to protect, can actually do harm – to the environment, to the workers and to the body. That’s about to change with the debut of Sustain, a toxin-free, Fair Trade certified condom marketed primarily to women. “We want to empower women to express ownership of their sexuality, while giving them the confidence that they’re making the right choice for their health, bodies and the world,” said Meika Hollender, Sus
Wiley to Provide Emergency Access to Medical Literature in Support of Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts13 Novembre 2013
Wiley offers free access to medical literature content for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts
United Health Foundation Awards Delta Health Alliance $80,000 Grant to Support Innovative Patient-Centered Diabetes Program12 Novembre 2013
United Health Foundation awarded an $80,000 grant to the Delta Health Alliance (DHA) to help strengthen the alliance’s efforts to improve care for diabetes patients in the Mississippi Delta.
ChildFund Reaches Ravaged Communities in the Philippines12 Novembre 2013
ChildFund is on the ground responding to Super Typhoon Haiyan. More than 9 million people, including as many as 4.5 million children, have been impacted in the Philippines.
Western Union Responds to Typhoon Haiyan with Support for Relief Efforts12 Novembre 2013
Western Union today announced a multi-faceted global response program targeting the families and communities most impacted by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Aurora Organic Dairy Releases First Corporate Citizenship Report for 201211 Novembre 2013
Aurora Organic Dairy releases first Corporate Citizenship Report for 2012.
Veteran Surprised With Keys to New Home as Bank of America Completes 800 Home Donations to Nonprofit Organizations Serving Military Veterans and Their Families09 Novembre 2013
Wounded Army Sergeant James Miller and his family received keys to a mortgage-free home in a surprise ceremony in Victorville, Calif., today, becoming the latest servicemember to receive a home donated by Bank of America through nonprofit organizations. With today’s donation, Bank of America has donated more than 800 homes to military veterans and first responders via nonprofit organizations, and is well ahead of its three-year commitment to donate 1,000 proper
Count Me In and Capital One Host National Conference to Help Women Veteran Business Owners Create New Jobs and Contribute to Economic Growth in Communities Nationwide08 Novembre 2013
Capital One and Count Me In to hold conference for women veteran small businesses.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (October 30, 2013 – November 6, 2013)08 Novembre 2013
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of October 30, 2013 – November 6, 2013. NEW YORK -- JPMorgan Chase Joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership (November 06, 2013 09:53 AM) Source: JPMorgan Chase & Co. DUBLIN -- Digital Divide: How Teens are Keeping Parents in the Dark (November 06, 2013 05:30 AM) Source: McAfee, Inc. DUBLIN -- McAfee Launches Online Safety Programme Across Ireland (November 06, 2013 05:30
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.; Multilateral Investment Fund; Skoll Foundation and Root Capital Join Forces to Fight the Leaf Rust Epidemic Devastating Latin American Coffee07 Novembre 2013
A $7 million public-private partnership creates a holistic approach to fight coffee leaf rust disease in the face of increased climate risk.
Comcast and NBCUniversal Meet Commitment to Hire 2,000 Veterans Two Years Ahead of Schedule as Part of U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s “Hiring Our Heroes” Initiative07 Novembre 2013
PHILADELPHIA & WASHINGTON
Comcast Corporation today announced that Comcast and NBCUniversal have hired 2,000 veterans since January 2012, achieving the company’s veteran hiring commitment almost two years ahead of schedule.
Coca-Cola Releases 2012-2013 Global Sustainability Report07 Novembre 2013
The Coca-Cola Company today released its tenth annual Sustainability Report and third Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Report highlighting the progress the Coca-Cola system made in 2012 and the new 2020 sustainability goals announced earlier this year. “At Coca-Cola, sustainability is a critical component of our business strategy. It is about improving lives, creating jobs, increasing opportunity, preserving resources and meeting needs for the communities we proudly s
100,000 Jobs Mission Doubles Its Commitment to Hire Veterans07 Novembre 2013
Building on its early momentum, the 100,000 Jobs Mission announced today a new commitment: hire 100,000 more U.S. military veterans. In total, participating companies plan to hire 200,000 by 2020. “There is no other group that deserves our support more than our veterans,” said Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, a founding member of the 100,000 Jobs Mission. “Three years ago, 11 companies launched the 100,000 Jobs Mission to create opportunities for veter
JPMorgan Chase Joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership06 Novembre 2013
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) announced its induction into the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) today. Maureen Casey, Director of Military and Veterans Affairs, signed the MSEP statement of support during a ceremony at the Pentagon this week, signifying the firm’s deepened commitment to military families. “We understand the challenges military spouses face as they try to balance careers with the unique demands of military life
Digital Divide: How Teens are Keeping Parents in the Dark06 Novembre 2013
A fifth of all Irish teenagers have accessed inappropriate content online that disturbed them, according to ‘Digital Divide,’ a new study conducted in Ireland by McAfee, the world’s largest dedicated security company. The study also found that while Irish parents believe their children are doing enough to protect themselves from online dangers, that this is not the case. The research coincides with today’s announcement that the McAfee Online Safety for Kids programme wi
McAfee Launches Online Safety Programme Across Ireland06 Novembre 2013
McAfee today launched its Online Safety for Kids programme in Ireland. The kickoff event was held at 9:30 am (CET) at Government Buildings, Dublin, with the Taoiseach and McAfee President.
Phenomenex CEO, Fasha (Farshad) Mahjoor, Named Top 100 Most Influential People in Analytical Sciences05 Novembre 2013
CEO of Phenomenex, Fasha Mahjoor, was voted amongst the top 100 in the world influencing advances in the analytical sciences, in “The Power List 2013,” surveyed by “The Analytical Scientist."
Project Sunshine and UnitedHealthcare Team up to Bring a Day of Fun and Laughter to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta05 Novembre 2013
Volunteers from UnitedHealthcare of Georgia and the Atlanta Falcons brought art projects, face painting, fun and a festive environment to the patients and families at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
The Junior League of Dallas and Mary Kay Inc. Collaborate to Provide College Scholarships to Dallas ISD Students05 Novembre 2013
Mary Kay Inc. partners with the Junior League of Dallas to award $25,000 in scholarships to deserving Dallas ISD college bound women through a new Junior League of Dallas program, Women LEAD
Earvin “Magic” Johnson Joins with Time Warner Cable to Inspire Young People to Become Interested in Math and Science05 Novembre 2013
According to sports legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson, the game of basketball is math and science in motion – and he explains why in this public service announcement from Time Warner Cable.
Metamucil And Tony Danza Team Up To Do More05 Novembre 2013
Metamucil has set out to recognize local charities and provide an opportunity for deserving organizations to “do more" with a contest to award $100K donation to a health/wellness charity.
MWV Outlines Commitment to Sustainability in 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report04 Novembre 2013
MWV released its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report, which provides a comprehensive look at its global operations and considers the economic, environmental and social impacts of its business.
GameStop Plays it Forward and Partners with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® for Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® Campaign04 Novembre 2013
GameStop Partners with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® for Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® Campaign. November 6 - December 24. Donate $1 in stores or online to the children at St. Jude.