World Record Holders and Past Champion Highlight Elite Fields at 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon04 Septembre 2014
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that the 2014 elite competition will feature five men with personal records (PR) of 2:05 or faster, and four women with the potential to break the tape on Columbus Drive under 2:20. “This year’s field is built for speed and record-breaking performances,” said Bank of America Chicago Marathon Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski. “We have big expectations due to this group of men and women who know how to race, dig
Ameriprise Financial Matching Individual Donations To Feeding America Through Thanksgiving04 Septembre 2014
Ameriprise Financial (NYSE:AMP) today announced it will match donations to Feeding America® up to $500,000 now through Thanksgiving. The annual Ameriprise Financial Challenge, which kicks off every September in support of Feeding America’s Hunger Action MonthTM, makes it easy for people to double the impact of their donations to Feeding America, the nation’s leading hunger-relief organization. Every dollar donated to Feeding America through the Ameriprise Financial
Injured Veterans to Cycle 355 Miles from Waltham, Mass., to New York City for 2014 UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Minuteman Challenge04 Septembre 2014
More than 150 injured veterans and their supporters will set off Sunday on the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Minuteman Challenge, a six-day, 355-mile bicycle ride from Waltham to New York City.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (August 27, 2014 – September 3, 2014)04 Septembre 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of August 27, 2014 – September 3, 2014. JAKARTA -- Independent study shows Asia Pulp and Paper has sufficient plantation for its Zero Deforestation commitment (September 03, 2014 01:00 AM) Source: Asia Pulp and Paper Group BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Inc., Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Announce Partnership (September 02, 2014 04:16 PM)
Independent study shows Asia Pulp and Paper has sufficient plantation for its Zero Deforestation commitment03 Septembre 2014
An independent study has today confirmed that Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has sufficient plantation resource to meet its zero deforestation commitment.
Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Inc., Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Announce Partnership02 Septembre 2014
National healthcare communications and public affairs firm Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Inc. and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, a nonprofit dedicated to feeding the underserved and solving hunger issues in the local community, have announced a collaboration to develop partnership models with Nashville’s healthcare community. With reform and market drivers changing the way healthcare is delivered, providers are shifting toward population
Inaugural Office Depot Foundation Women’s Symposium Planned for Oct. 702 Septembre 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla.
The Office Depot Foundation will host its inaugural Women's Symposium on Oct. 7 in Boca Raton, Fla. The daylong conference focuses on maximizing success through innovation and collaboration.
20th Annual Search Under Way for Nation’s Top Youth Volunteers02 Septembre 2014
Over the past 19 years, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards have been given to more than 100,000 middle and high school students across the country for helping the less fortunate, promoting health and safety, protecting the environment, and serving their communities through many other volunteer activities. Today, the search begins to identify thousands more who have made meaningful contributions to their communities over the past 12 months, as the awards program k
RepRisk Releases Report on Top 10 Most Controversial Mining Projects01 Septembre 2014
RepRisk has released its latest Special Report on the 10 Most Controversial Mining Projects, which have attracted the most criticism related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
REEEP: Business Often Taking Lead on Water-Energy-Food Sustainability, Report Finds; but Governments Must Catch Up or Risk Leaving Some Behind31 Août 2014
REEEP announces release of study on business cases in the food-producing agriculture sector operating within the water-energy-food nexus.
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in South Africa and Zambia29 Août 2014
TriLinc Global Impact Fund announced today that it has approved a total of $3.62 million in trade finance facilities to a South African and a Zambian company
Standup for the Cure Announces Miami Event to Benefit Susan G. Komen28 Août 2014
After three successful years, Standup for the Cure, alongside its national sponsor, Ambry Genetics, and presenting sponsor, Riviera Paddlesurf, announces Standup for the Cure Miami
Nebraska 4-H and UnitedHealthcare Expand “Eat4-Health” Partnership, Use “Pedal Power” to Help Tackle Obesity and Encourage Healthy Lifestyles Among Youth28 Août 2014
University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension and UnitedHealthcare expand “Eat4-Health” partnership, use “Pedal Power” to help tackle obesity and encourage healthy lifestyles among youth.
Wells Fargo Donates $50,000 to the American Red Cross of Napa County for Earthquake Relief Efforts28 Août 2014
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross of Napa County for relief efforts to support those impacted by the 6.0-magnitude South Napa Earthquake.
Hyatt Unveils New 2020 Environmental Sustainability Strategy28 Août 2014
With the release of its 2013-2014 Corporate Responsibility Report, Hyatt unveiled today an aggressive set of environmental goals for the year 2020, known as the Hyatt 2020 Vision.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (August 20, 2014 – August 27, 2014)28 Août 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of August 20, 2014 – August 27, 2014. ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® seeking next class of stewardship stars (August 27, 2014 02:35 PM) Source: Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- Motorola Solutions Foundation Grants to Support 1 Million Students and Teachers in Science and Engineering Education (August 27, 2014 11:04 AM) Source: Motorola Sol
Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® seeking next class of stewardship stars27 Août 2014
The call for nominations is now open for the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards. This year, two new categories highlight solutions to food, energy and water security challenges across the country.
Motorola Solutions Foundation Grants to Support 1 Million Students and Teachers in Science and Engineering Education27 Août 2014
The Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), announced that its 2014 “Innovation Generation Grants” will support over 90 organizations...
Arizona Diamondbacks and UnitedHealthcare Reach Their "Pack The House" Goal to Fight Childhood Hunger27 Août 2014
Arizona Diamondbacks and UnitedHealthcare employees are culminating their “Pack the House” initiative, which will provide 49,000 meals for children in need - one meal for each seat at Chase Field.
Global Opportunity Network: Turning Global Risks into Sustainable Opportunities27 Août 2014
OSLO & COPENHAGEN
A new global initiative launched today by DNV GL and Monday Morning Global Institute aims to identify opportunities for sustainable responses to a range of global risks. A series of eight workshops around the globe marks the start of the identification process. The results will be published in the first Global Opportunity Report in January 2015. The first workshop takes place today in Johannesburg today. Over the coming two weeks, workshops in Abu Dhabi, Lond
Los Angeles Dodgers, UnitedHealthcare Beautify School Playgrounds, Encourage Children to Get Physically Active25 Août 2014
Los Angeles Dodgers alumni and staff, and UnitedHealthcare are joining today, Tuesday and Wednesday in “Days of Service and Play” at 11 “Dodgers Community of Schools” locations near Dodgers Stadium.
Prudential’s Lee Augsburger included on list of 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics25 Août 2014
Lee D. Augsburger, senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer at Prudential Financial, Inc. [NYSE:PRU], has been ranked by the Ethisphere® Institute on its list of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics. “As we witnessed in the 2007 economic crisis, ethics is an essential component to the global stability of our business and social communities and it is important that we recognize those individuals who have created an imperative arou
New York 4-H and UnitedHealthcare Expand “Eat4-Health” Partnership, Use “Pedal Power” to Help Tackle Obesity and Encourage Healthy Lifestyles Among Youth21 Août 2014
New York 4-H and UnitedHealthcare expand “Eat4-Health” partnership, use “Pedal Power” to help tackle obesity and encourage healthy lifestyles among youth.
New Study Finds Bank of America Chicago Marathon Delivers More Than $253 Million in Business Activity21 Août 2014
Bank of America announced today that the Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues to be a key economic driver and contributes an estimated $253.49 million in total business activity to the Chicago economy, according to a new economic impact report. This is the first time that the economic impact of the Marathon has exceeded $250 million. The independent study, which analyzed the impact the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has on the Chicago economy, was conducte
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (August 13, 2014 – August 20, 2014)21 Août 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of August 13, 2014 – August 20, 2014. DALLAS -- Mary Kay Inc. Names Vice President of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility (August 20, 2014 02:14 PM) Source: Mary Kay Inc. MOLINE, Ill. -- Brand New Sam’s Club to Open in Moline this Thursday (August 18, 2014 01:02 PM) Source: Sam’s Club BLOOMFIELD, Conn. -- Cigna Foundation Grant to Improve Health of Hartfo
Mary Kay Inc. Names Vice President of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility20 Août 2014
Mary Kay Inc. announces the promotion of Crayton Webb to Vice President of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Brand New Sam’s Club to Open in Moline this Thursday18 Août 2014
Sam’s Club will open its Moline club at 6600 44th Avenue following an 8 a.m. Grand Opening ceremony Thursday, August 21.
Cigna Foundation Grant to Improve Health of Hartford, Conn. neighborhood18 Août 2014
Cigna Foundation helps improve health in poorest neighborhood of Hartford, Conn.
Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. Starts Its Second Annual Sekisui Environment Week18 Août 2014
SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.(TOKYO:4204) started their second annual Sekisui Environment Week with participation from employees throughout the entire global group.
BGE Volunteers Join Maryland SPCA for a Day of Service; Presents $5,000 Green Grant to Maryland SPCA for New Dog Walking Trail15 Août 2014
Twenty-five volunteers from Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) teamed up with the Maryland SPCA today for a Day of Service, caring for animals, cleaning the facility, and helping the organization prepare for its annual Wine and Wag fundraising event. The fundraiser will support the ongoing care of the pets at the adoption center. BGE also presented the Maryland SPCA with a $5,000 Green Grant, part of the company’s initiative to support environmental stewardship
Wiley to Provide Emergency Access to Biomedical Literature to Aid Ebola Outbreak Relief Efforts15 Août 2014
John Wiley & Sons (NYSE: JWa and JWb) will provide free access to biomedical literature in support of the Ebola outbreak relief efforts in West Africa, aiding responders across the affected population. As part of this initiative, Wiley is partnering with the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI), which includes the National Library of Medicine, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, and the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Issues 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report15 Août 2014
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) today released its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report highlighting progress toward its five-year goals, several of which have been met or exceeded at least a year early. Larry Young, president and CEO of DPS, lauded the accomplishments achieved since the goals were set in 2010 and said DPS will evaluate the results and develop a road map for the years ahead, building upon existing and new priority areas. “Our progress h
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (August 6, 2014 – August 13, 2014)14 Août 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of August 6, 2014 – August 13, 2014. KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Amy Grant To Serve as Santa Train Celebrity Guest (August 13, 2014 03:07 PM) Source: CSX Transportation BOSSIER CITY, La. -- New Bossier City Sam’s Club Brings New Products, Value to Area (August 12, 2014 10:33 AM) Source: Sam’s Club ST. LOUIS -- The Next Internet Cat Superstar is Yours to Choose; Friskies® Opens Public Vot
Amy Grant To Serve as Santa Train Celebrity Guest13 Août 2014
Six-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter Amy Grant will be the celebrity guest on the Santa Train when it makes its 72nd journey to bring gifts to Appalachian families on Saturday, Nov. 22.
New Bossier City Sam’s Club Brings New Products, Value to Area12 Août 2014
BOSSIER CITY, La.
Sam’s Club will open its Bossier City club at 2861 Beene Blvd. following an 8 a.m. Grand Opening ceremony Thursday, August 14.
The Next Internet Cat Superstar is Yours to Choose; Friskies® Opens Public Voting for the Best Cat Videos of the Year11 Août 2014
It’s time to determine which Internet cats have what it takes to earn one of “The Friskies” coveted catuettes. Today, Friskies® opens voting to the public to find the next Internet cat superstar with the third annual “The Friskies” – the renowned awards for the best Internet cat videos of the year. Now through September 8, 2014, fans can vote for their favorite cat videos and help donate food to shelter cats in need at the same time. Visit www.TheFriskies.com to star
Pro Cyclists Mara Abbott and Cari Higgins Join UnitedHealthcare Employees to Fill USO Care Packages for Troops at Pro Challenge Experience10 Août 2014
FORT COLLINS, Colo.
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team members Mara Abbott and Cari Higgins, and 50 UnitedHealthcare employees are joining today to make 2,500 care packages for troops.
Global Impact Forum® 2014 Announces First Group of Presenting Companies for October 8–9 Event08 Août 2014
The Global Impact Forum® 2014 is pleased to announce the first group of companies selected to present at the event which takes place October 8–9 in Zurich, Switzerland.
Celebrate Play with #LetsPlayChicago08 Août 2014
Hide-and-seek, hopscotch, capture the flag… these are just a few games today’s adults probably enjoyed during their childhood. Today’s kids, however, are more likely to spend their free time in front of the TV and playing virtual games, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.* To help address the decline of active play in communities across the U.S., Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) launched Let’s Play to provide the tools, spaces and inspiration to make play a daily p
Hyatt Announces Major Global Initiative to Source Seafood Responsibly in Partnership with World Wildlife Fund07 Août 2014
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today a global initiative to increase procurement of responsibly sourced seafood at Hyatt hotels, starting with an initial goal of responsibly sourcing more than 50 percent of their inventory by 2018. As a part of this effort, Hyatt will also work toward purchasing more than 15 percent of its seafood supply from fisheries or farms that have been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) or the Aquaculture Stewardship
UnitedHealthcare Teams Up with IRONKIDS to Energize Washington Youth During Fun Run in Seattle07 Août 2014
UnitedHealthcare is teaming up with IRONKIDS® for the UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Seattle Fun Run Saturday, Aug. 16, to inspire and motivate young people to lead active, positive and healthy lifestyles.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (July 30, 2014 – August 6, 2014)07 Août 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of July 30, 2014 – August 6, 2014. CINCINNATI -- 8 Inches of Hair, 8 Years of Hope: Pantene Beautiful Lengths Celebrates Its 8th Year with Nearly 400 Ponytails Donated (August 06, 2014 12:55 PM) Source: Procter & Gamble MINNETONKA, Minn. -- Medical Grants Available for Children (August 06, 2014 08:30 AM) Source: UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation NEW YORK -- 100,000 Jobs
Toshiba Publishes English Edition of CSR Report 201407 Août 2014
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that the English edition of the Toshiba Group Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2014 (hereinafter referred to as “CSR Report 2014”), a comprehensive account of Toshiba Group’s latest CSR activities, is now available at:http://www.toshiba.co.jp/csr/en/index.htm Toshiba has published the report since 2004 as a mean to provide the company’s stakeholders with an authoritative resource on Toshiba Group’s CSR policies, pla
MAULI OLA FOUNDATION: 7th Annual Breath of Life Golf Tournament Fundraiser, 2014 East Coast Tour, Battle for the Breasts06 Août 2014
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.
An overview of upcoming events with Mauli Ola Foundation, as well as a post summary of the Breath of Life Golf Tournament.
8 Inches of Hair, 8 Years of Hope: Pantene Beautiful Lengths Celebrates Its 8th Year with Nearly 400 Ponytails Donated06 Août 2014
Procter & Gamble and Pantene hosted its 4th ponytail donation event on Monday afternoon in support of the Beautiful Lengths program.
Medical Grants Available for Children06 Août 2014
The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments.
100,000 Jobs Mission Companies Hire More Than 160,000 U.S. Military Veterans Through Second Quarter 201406 Août 2014
Companies in the 100,000 Jobs Mission hired a total of 161,752 U.S. military veterans through the second quarter of 2014. In addition, the coalition has grown from 11 founding members to 165 companies that represent almost every industry in the American economy. “More companies have recognized the value of our coalition and are stepping up to make a difference in the lives of our nation’s veterans,” said Maureen Casey, Director of Military and Veterans Affairs for JPM