Hagens Berman: Class Counsel Seeks Proposals from Nonprofits for Unclaimed Class Settlement Award22 Avril 2014
Hagens Berman announces that firms serving as class counsel in a class-action lawsuit are seeking proposals from nonprofit organizations to award a portion of an unclaimed settlement.
KB Home Publishes Seventh Annual Sustainability Report22 Avril 2014
KB Home's 2013 Sustainability Report can be accessed by visiting www.kbhome.com/sustainability.
Craft Brew Alliance Releases 2013 Sustainability Highlights; Celebrates Earth Day with Water Restoration Pledge22 Avril 2014
CRAFT BREW ALLIANCE RELEASES 2013 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT and CELEBRATES EARTH DAY WITH WATER RESTORATION PLEDGE.
eFax® Offers Rewards for Eco-Friendly Business Ideas with New “Going Green” Sweepstakes22 Avril 2014
eFax announces its new “Going Green” sweepstakes. In honor of Earth Day, eFax invites entrepreneurs and small businesses to submit stories about how they have “gone green” in their workplace.
Sprint “Wastes” Little Time – Lands Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Award for Recycling Efforts22 Avril 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint “Wastes” Little Time – Lands Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Award for Recycling Efforts
Give a Mother’s Day Gift with Meaning When You Shop Walmart’s New Empowering Women Together Products22 Avril 2014
“Empowering Women Together began as an online platform one year ago, and this spring we are bringing select products in-store."
McKesson to Celebrate Green Week, April 21 - 2522 Avril 2014
McKesson Corporation today announced that in observance of Earth Day, McKesson will celebrate its fourth annual Green Week April 21-25. McKesson’s Green Week will focus on raising awareness and inspiring action. While informing employees about McKesson’s efforts to reduce its environmental footprint, the campaign will also provide easy ways that employees can make a difference. Each day of McKesson’s Green Week 2014 is organized around a theme, such as Meat Free
New Study: Corporate Boards Exceeding Oversight Requirements on Environmental and Social Issues22 Avril 2014
NEW YORK & WASHINGTON
Good news on Earth Day -- Corporate boards exceed requirements on environment, sustainability social issues a new study finds.
Dr Pepper Dallas Cup Tournament Winners Score $40,000 in Sports Equipment for Their Favorite Community Organizations Through Let’s Play21 Avril 2014
Outlasting elite competition from around the world to win the prestigious Dr Pepper Dallas Cup is an accomplishment that eight U.S. and international youth club soccer teams will remember for a lifetime. It will also pay off in a big way for some community organizations in dire need of sports equipment, apparel and gear to keep kids involved in organized team sports. Let’s Play, a community partnership led by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) to get kids and families active
Arbor Day Foundation Plantings Total 9 Million Trees with Gift from Enterprise21 Avril 2014
For the ninth consecutive year, the Arbor Day Foundation will use funding from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation to plant 1 million trees throughout the United States, Canada and Europe as part of the Enterprise 50 Million Tree Pledge. The one million trees planted each year account for approximately 20 percent of the Arbor Day Foundation’s annual reforestation plantings. The Enterprise Holdings Foundation established the 50 Million Tree Pledge in 2006 to thank cust
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 9, 2014 – April 16, 2014)17 Avril 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 9, 2014 – April 16, 2014. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Sprint to award $50,000 in grants in 2014 to outstanding New York City-area nonprofits (April 15, 2014 03:00 PM) Source: Sprint OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Sprint to award $50,000 in grants in 2014 to outstanding Denver nonprofits (April 15, 2014 02:30 PM) Source: Sprint OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Sprint to award $50,000 in grants
Poland Spring® Brand Natural Spring Water Donates $250,000 in Continued Support of One Fund Boston16 Avril 2014
Poland Spring® 100% Natural Spring Water announced it will donate $250,000 to One Fund Boston in continued support to help meet the significant ongoing needs of the survivor community.
Sprint to award $50,000 in grants in 2014 to outstanding New York City-area nonprofits15 Avril 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint announced today that it will award three grants to New York City nonprofit organizations this year, totaling $50,000.
Sprint to award $50,000 in grants in 2014 to outstanding Denver nonprofits15 Avril 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint announced today that it will award three grants to Denver nonprofit organizations this year, totaling $50,000.
Sprint to award $50,000 in grants in 2014 to outstanding Atlanta nonprofits15 Avril 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint announced today that it will award three grants to Atlanta nonprofit organizations this year, totaling $50,000.
Sprint to award $50,000 in grants in 2014 to outstanding Dallas/Fort Worth nonprofits15 Avril 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint announced today that it will award three grants to Dallas/Fort Worth nonprofit organizations this year, totaling $50,000.
P&G Delivers its 7 Billionth Liter of Clean Drinking Water in Global Effort to Save One Life Every Hour by 202015 Avril 2014
Procter and Gamble (P&G) announced today that its non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program (CSDW) provided its 7 billionth liter of clean drinking water to a family in Brazil, as part of P&G’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment to save one life every hour by the year 2020. The 7 billionth liter donation marks the expansion of CSDW into Brazil with implementation partner ChildFund. Since its inception in 2004, CSDW has worked with a global ne
The Heroes Project and Prudential support Charlie Linville, a veteran who is disabled, on his climb to the peak of Mt. Everest14 Avril 2014
The Heroes Project and Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) have partnered to support USMC Staff Sergeant Charlie Linville (retired), a veteran who is disabled, as he climbs to the peak of Mt. Everest, the world’s highest mountain. His journey begins this week. The trek – “Operation Everest: 2014” – is the latest undertaking from The Heroes Project, a nonprofit organization that takes military service members, who have been severely wounded or suffer disabilities
2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Registrants Notified Today14 Avril 2014
Today, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that 45,000 entrants were selected to run the 2014 race. The field will be comprised of non-guaranteed lottery entrants and guaranteed entrants, which include time qualifiers, legacy finishers, international tour groups, and charity runners. The 37th annual event will take place on Sunday, October 12, 2014, where participants will compete on the flat and fast Chicago course. “Bank of America is proud to welcome runn
Grow Financial has been Selected by The Tampa Bay Times as the Top Work Place of 201414 Avril 2014
Grow Financial, one of the leading Credit Unions in the nation has been selected by The Tampa Bay Times as the Top Work Place of 2014 for the second year in a row out of 100 different companies in the Tampa Bay area. Each year, The Tampa Bay Times ranks the top work places in three different categories including large, midsize and small. In 2012, Grow Financial was ranked number 16 in the midsize category, in 2013 they were ranked number one in the large category a
Count Me In and Capital One Honor Successful Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Who Have Contributed to Economic Growth in Communities Nationwide14 Avril 2014
Capital One and Count Me In to honor women veteran business owners from across the country who have successfully launched or grown their own businesses.
Statement by Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon on the Presidential Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services11 Avril 2014
“The Walmart family would like to offer our congratulations and best wishes to Sylvia as she embarks on this important mission.” - Doug McMillon, President and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Fifth Third Bancorp 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, ‘Igniting Curiosity,’ Now Available10 Avril 2014
Fifth Third Bancorp's 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report is now available at www.53.com/csrreport.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 2, 2014 – April 9, 2014)10 Avril 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 2, 2014 – April 9, 2014. LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Neustar Announces Partnership with Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana to Bring STEM Programs to Girls (April 09, 2014 11:00 AM) Source: Neustar, Inc. BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Sam’s Club Hosts Free Oral Care Screening Event (April 09, 2014 09:22 AM) Source: Sam’s Club BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Walmart and GE Transforming Retail Lighting with Ene
Neustar Announces Partnership with Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana to Bring STEM Programs to Girls09 Avril 2014
Neustar, a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics, today announced a new partnership with the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana to inspire young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Neustar has joined with leading education technology company EverFi to bring the My Digital Life digital learning platforms to up to 4,000 Girl Scouts across Kentucky and Southern Indiana over the next year. “Sponsor
Sam’s Club Hosts Free Oral Care Screening Event09 Avril 2014
To reinforce the basics of a good oral routine and general wellness, Sam’s Club is hosting free oral care and vital health screenings on Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Walmart and GE Transforming Retail Lighting with Energy-Efficient LEDs Globally09 Avril 2014
"LEDs have become an integral part of our energy efficiency model for our stores and play a key role in achieving our overall sustainability goals." -Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Room Key and Stand Up To Cancer Join Forces, Empowering Travelers to Raise Funds for Cancer Research by Booking Through Roomkey.com09 Avril 2014
Announces partnership of Room Key and Stand Up To Cancer as well as Stay the Night, Join the Fight campaign
UnitedHealthcare Teams Up with IRONKIDS to Energize Louisiana Youth by Sponsoring IRONKIDS Race in New Orleans08 Avril 2014
UnitedHealthcare is teaming up with IRONKIDS® for the UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS New Orleans youth race to inspire and motivate young people to lead active, positive and healthy lifestyles.
P&G Sets New Sustainability Goal: No Deforestation in Its Palm Supply Chain08 Avril 2014
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announced an advancement in its global sustainability goals, declaring a commitment to no deforestation in its palm oil supply chain by improving practices with all its suppliers, including small local farmers, to ensure protection of forests. “P&G’s commitment to no deforestation in its palm supply chain is unequivocal. Our aim is to develop effective long-term solutions to the complicated issue of palm oil susta
Nebraska 4-H and UnitedHealthcare Lead "Blender Bike" Smoothie Demonstrations to Promote Healthy, Active Lifestyles at Youth Conference07 Avril 2014
UnitedHealthcare and Nebraska 4-Hers partnered together to lead healthy smoothie “Blender Bike” demonstrations where they taught attendees how to make healthy smoothies.
Exelon Employees Observe National Volunteer Week by Leading More Than 150 Community Service Projects07 Avril 2014
Exelon employees observe National Volunteer Week by leading more than 150 community service projects.
Grow Financial Celebrates Earth Day with Second Annual “Let’s Grow Together” Campaign07 Avril 2014
On Monday and Tuesday, April 21 and 22, in honor of Earth Day, Grow Financial will be giving away free Red Maple Tree saplings to anyone who visits any of the Tampa Bay area’s 21 branches.
Sam’s Club Extends Contract for Branded Credit Card Program with GE Capital Retail Bank and Converts Co-Branded Cards to MasterCard04 Avril 2014
Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., has finalized a multi-year agreement with GE Capital Retail Bank to extend their existing relationship to provide Sam’s Club-branded credit cards to club members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. As part of the extension, GE Capital’s Retail Finance business will continue to manage and service the credit card programs for Sam’s Club Savings, Business and Plus members. Under the agreement, the Sam’s Club co-branded c
Axalta Coating Systems Named One of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens in Brazil04 Avril 2014
Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has been chosen this year by Gestão RH magazine as one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens in Brazil. Axalta was ranked among the top 10 companies for excelling in the following corporate citizenship pillars: Quality of Work Life, Social Responsibility, Environmental Responsibility, Ethics and Relationship with Stakeholders, and Diversity and Social Inclusion. Axalta was also iden
MSD, Ferring Pharmaceuticals and the World Health Organization Working Together to Prevent Excessive Bleeding in Women after Childbirth04 Avril 2014
SAINT PREX, Switzerland
Collaboration to advance a new, proprietary formulation of carbetocin, used to prevent excessive bleeding (post-partum hemorrhage) in women after childbirth.
EPA Names DIRECTV as a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year03 Avril 2014
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named DIRECTV as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for its leadership in manufacturing products that earn the ENERGY STAR, the government-backed symbol of energy efficiency. This is the second consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award in addition to three consecutive ENERGY STAR Excellence for Energy Efficient Product Design awards during 2010-2012. DIRECTV earned this year’s EPA award for deplo
Starbucks Kicks Off 4th Annual Global Month of Service, Advances on 2015 Global Responsibility Goals03 Avril 2014
SEATTLE, April 02, 2014 – Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) today announced the launch of its 4th annual Global Month of Service.
New Index Finds That Majority of Youth Worldwide Face Challenges to Health, Happiness & Prosperity03 Avril 2014
Today the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and International Youth Foundation (IYF), with support from Hilton Worldwide, released a groundbreaking tool, The Global Youth Wellbeing Index, that examines the quality of life for youth in 30 countries. The Index assesses youth wellbeing across six interconnected areas: citizen participation, economic opportunity, education, health, information & communications technology and safety and security.
EPA Recognizes Hines with 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award03 Avril 2014
Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. Hines will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on April 29, 2014. This is the tenth time Hines has been recognized by the EPA and the seventh t
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 26, 2014 – April 2, 2014)03 Avril 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 26, 2014 – April 2, 2014. RENO, Nev. -- Charles Schwab Bank Donates $10,000 Matching Grant to Launch April Funding Drive for Nevada College Kick Start Program (April 02, 2014 12:00 PM) Source: The Charles Schwab Corporation GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. -- Dollar General to Collect Funds to Benefit Autism Speaks (April 02, 2014 09:25 AM) Source: Dollar General Corporation HOUSTO
Charles Schwab Bank Donates $10,000 Matching Grant to Launch April Funding Drive for Nevada College Kick Start Program02 Avril 2014
Charles Schwab Bank has made a $10,000 matching grant donation to the Nevada College Kick Start Program through the 1:1 Fund, which allows donors to make contributions to children’s savings programs.
Dollar General to Collect Funds to Benefit Autism Speaks02 Avril 2014
More than 11,000 Dollar General locations to collect donations to benefit Autism Speaks in April 2014.
Shell Oil Company Honors Brian Ching With 2014 Shell Legacy Award02 Avril 2014
Shell Oil Co. honors Brian Ching of the Houston Dynamo and Dash with the 2014 Shell Legacy Award for his commendable philanthropic endeavors in the Houston community.
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