Wells Fargo Awards Grants to Help Kansas City Neighborhoods09 Avril 2015
KANSAS CITY, Mo.
Wells Fargo makes grants totaling $500,000 to eight nonprofits committed to neighborhood revitalization–including homeless prevention efforts for veterans–through Kansas City NeighborhoodLIFT program.
BGE Kicks Off a Month of Service Events Today at Real Food Farm in Baltimore City in Celebration of National Volunteer Week09 Avril 2015
Employees from across Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) are celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 12-18) by participating in nearly 30 employee-led service projects in central Maryland and the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro area throughout the month of April. The month of service events kicked off today at Real Food Farm in Baltimore City. BGE employee volunteers completed landscaping and planting projects, refreshed signage and worked in the hoop h
Tennessee Primary Care Association Receives $900,000 Grant from United Health Foundation to Broaden Access to Telehealth Technology09 Avril 2015
The Tennessee Primary Care Association (TPCA) was awarded a $900,000 grant from United Health Foundation to help support “Tennessee Quality Connect,” a clinical initiative that connects health care professionals and patients through Community Health Centers (CHCs) using telehealth technology. United Health Foundation awarded the grant during a community event today at Neighborhood Health’s East Side clinic in Nashville. The event brought together TPCA staff an
VHA Inc. Receives LEED Certification from U.S. Green Building Council09 Avril 2015
VHA Inc. receives LEED Silver Certification for commercial interiors from U.S. Green Building Council for the company's headquarters, which includes Novation and Provista, in Irving, Texas.
Wells Fargo Selects Clean Technology Startups for Innovation Incubator09 Avril 2015
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced the selection of four clean technology startups for the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a five-year, $10 million program to foster innovative environmental technologies. The program is funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). It is the first philanthropy program of its kind within the financial services indus
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 1, 2015 – April 8, 2015)09 Avril 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 1, 2015 – April 8, 2015. ZURICH, Switzerland -- RepRisk Releases Report on Most Controversial Projects of 2014 (April 08, 2015 01:00 AM) Source: RepRisk LOS ANGELES -- TakePart Action Platform Offers New Action Types for Socially Conscious Consumers (April 07, 2015 01:39 PM) Source: TakePart DES MOINES, Iowa -- UnitedHealthcare Donates New Touchscreen Laptops to The Salv
RepRisk Releases Report on Most Controversial Projects of 201408 Avril 2015
RepRisk has released its Most Controversial Projects Report, which focuses on the projects – such as mines, ports, factories, and leisure complexes – that were most exposed to ESG risks in 2014.
TakePart Action Platform Offers New Action Types for Socially Conscious Consumers07 Avril 2015
TAKEPART ACTION PLATFORM OFFERS NEW ACTION TYPES FOR SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS CONSUMERS
UnitedHealthcare Donates New Touchscreen Laptops to The Salvation Army in Iowa07 Avril 2015
DES MOINES, Iowa
Today UnitedHealthcare donated five computers to The Salvation Army to increase computer and Internet access in the community. The donation is part of 100 total computers the Company is donating to community organizations across the state. The donation will help to establish a computer lab offering people – especially inner-city youth, the elderly, and people living with mental and physical disabilities – high-speed Internet access that will enable them to con
Achilles: Businesses Across the Globe Paying ‘Lip Service’ to Reducing Carbon Footprint07 Avril 2015
Businesses across the globe have claimed that reducing carbon is going to become a bigger priority, but most are not taking basic steps to make it happen.
Walmart Launches Spring Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign, Inviting Customers to Join the Fight Against Hunger in Three Simple Ways06 Avril 2015
Working with some of the nation’s leading food companies, Walmart is offering customers three easy ways to help families in need in their local communities.
EPA Recognizes Staples With 2015 Energy Star® Partner Of The Year Sustained Excellence Award06 Avril 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for their continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Staples’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2015. Staples, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2001, will be honored for its long-term commitment to energy effici
BGE Launches Annual Energy Saving Trees Program and Provides more than 4,200 Free Trees to Customers through the Arbor Day Foundation02 Avril 2015
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) will kick off its annual Energy Saving Trees Program on Monday, April 6, 2015, as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance and promote environmental stewardship and natural resource responsibility in communities throughout its central Maryland service area. In its third year, the BGE Energy Saving Trees Program is a joint effort between BGE, the Arbor Day Foundation and Davey Institute. To date, BGE has committed $750,000 to the
Proposed Mount Fuji Olympic LED Lighting Would Threaten Biodiversity, Claims the Zoological Lighting Institute02 Avril 2015
TOKYO & NEW YORK
The Zoological Lighting Institute released a statement today, observing that a proposal to celebrate the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with artificial lighting on Mount Fuji threatens the wildlife of Japan.
FedEx Releases 2014 Global Citizenship Report02 Avril 2015
FedEx releases 2014 Global Citizenship Report.
Yum! Brands New CSR Report Highlights Performance and Progress Across Strategic Areas of Focus: Food, People, Community and Environment02 Avril 2015
Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and one of the top 100 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine, announced the release of its online 2014 CSR Report.
Sam’s Club® Expands Generic Prescription Savings for Plus members02 Avril 2015
Sam’s Club today announced the launch of an expanded prescription savings program that enables Plus™ and Business Plus members to save even more money through new benefits. New savings on generic prescriptions, some of which are available free of charge or at a discounted cost of $4 or $10 at specified quantities, are now available in all Sam’s Club locations with pharmacies1. This new benefit is part of Sam’s Club Extra Value Drug List (EVDL), through which
Staples Continues Commitment to Advancing Women in the Workforce02 Avril 2015
Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today it has signed onto 100% Talent: The Boston Women’s Compact, an innovative effort to end the gender-based wage gap and advance women in the workforce. Staples has pledged to work with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh in a unique, public-private partnership to make Boston the best city in the country for working women. As a Signatory of the 100% Talent, Staples joins Mayor Walsh in his quest to make Greater Boston the first ar
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 25, 2015 – April 1, 2015)02 Avril 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 25, 2015 – April 1, 2015. WASHINGTON -- AARP Foundation Awarded $3 Million Grant from USDA (April 01, 2015 03:13 PM) Source: UnitedHealthcare HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Coca-Cola Sales Team to ‘Pause and Refresh’ the Lowcountry (March 31, 2015 09:30 AM) Source: Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated ZURICH -- RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment for the Dow Jones S
BGE Launches Annual Green Grants Program to Promote Environmental Stewardship through Energy Efficiency and Conservation01 Avril 2015
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) today announced that as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance and promote environmental stewardship and natural resource responsibility in communities throughout its central Maryland service area, the company has launched its annual BGE Green Grants program. In its third year, the BGE Green Grants program is designed specifically for 501c3 nonprofit organizations, which focus on energy efficiency, pollution prevention, enviro
AARP Foundation Awarded $3 Million Grant from USDA01 Avril 2015
Today the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), through its Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant program, awarded AARP Foundation a grant of $3.3 million, with an additional $1 million coming from UnitedHealthcare, to implement a multi-year $6.6 million incentive program in Tennessee and Mississippi to increase the purchase and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. The goal of
Coca-Cola Sales Team to ‘Pause and Refresh’ the Lowcountry31 Mars 2015
HILTON HEAD, S.C.
For more than 125 years Coca-Cola has been the “pause that refreshes” and on March 31, more than 500 Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated (CCBCC) associates will “pause” from their typical meeting day to give back to the community by volunteering with organizations all over the Lowcountry. The group, who is in town as part of their corporate meeting schedule, will be doing everything from cleaning office space at Family Promise of Beaufort County, assistin
RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Features RepRisk’s ESG Data31 Mars 2015
RepRisk's ESG data is featured in RobecoSAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
California Republic Bank Sponsors Team Kids’ 2015 Imagine Celebration30 Mars 2015
California Republic Bank is proud to announce that it is the lead corporate sponsor of the 8th Annual Team Kids “Imagine Celebration” to take place on Sunday, April 19th from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Il Fornaio in Irvine. The Imagine Celebration raises money and awareness for the non-profit’s innovative and engaging programs that encourage youth to become the next generation of compassionate leaders, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists. “California Republic Bank
UnitedHealthcare Donates $130,000 to Support Health Programs and Improve Access to Primary Health Care Services in Massachusetts26 Mars 2015
UnitedHealthcare donated $130,000 to 24 community health organizations to support access to primary care and other support services for Massachusetts residents.
Connecticut-based Viridian Energy Demonstrates the Power of Off-Grid Electrification in Nicaragua26 Mars 2015
Viridian Energy, a leading provider of affordable, renewable energy, today announced the completion of the fifth project in the company’s “7 Continents in 7 Years” global sustainability initiative. Since 2011, Viridian has completed a major corporate social responsibility project on a different continent each year, including reforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and solar power installations on schools, homes and community centers in Ghana, Indonesia and
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 18, 2015 – March 25, 2015)26 Mars 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 18, 2015 – March 25, 2015. SAN FRANCISCO -- Wells Fargo Publishes 2014 CSR Progress Report (March 25, 2015 08:00 AM) Source: Wells Fargo & Company BOSTON -- Boston Children’s Medical Center Kids Get Fun-Filled Craft Bags Hand-Delivered by the Boston Celtics and Optum (March 24, 2015 09:53 PM) Source: UnitedHealth Group LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Rel
700 Easter Baskets Donated by UnitedHealthcare Help Support Kids and Families in Los Angeles and Orange Counties26 Mars 2015
More than 700 Easter baskets were assembled, loaded and delivered to three nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles and Orange counties by local volunteers and UnitedHealthcare employees.
Wells Fargo Publishes 2014 CSR Progress Report25 Mars 2015
Wells Fargo released its 2014 CSR Interim report, revealing the company has met or surpassed 10 companywide social, economic and environmental goals.
Boston Children’s Medical Center Kids Get Fun-Filled Craft Bags Hand-Delivered by the Boston Celtics and Optum25 Mars 2015
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart today visited patients at Boston Children’s Hospital, hand-delivering Project Sunshine “Creative Arts & Crafts Kits” with Optum executives.
Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief Effort with Global Spokesperson Christina Aguilera Named Top Cause-Related Campaign by Two Prestigious Communication Organizations24 Mars 2015
Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief effort with global spokesperson Christina Aguilera named top Cause-Related Campaign by two prestigious communication organizations.
Appleseed Fund Re-Files Shareholder Resolution with Nabors Industries, Requesting Annual Sustainability Report24 Mars 2015
Appleseed Fund (APPLX, APPIX) has re-filed a shareholder resolution with Nabors Industries (NBR), requesting that the company begin publishing an annual sustainability report.
Cigna Foundation Taps Water For People as Recipient of World of Difference Grant23 Mars 2015
The Cigna Foundation provides a World of Difference grant to Water For People for global clean water and sanitation needs.
Grow Financial Participates in Tampa Pride23 Mars 2015
Grow Financial Participates in Tampa Pride on March 28.
Bank of America, Water.org Partner to Provide Clean Water and Opportunity in Southern India23 Mars 2015
Bank of America today announced a $1 million grant to Water.org, a global organization that provides innovative, community-led and market-based solutions that change lives through safe water and sanitation. The grant will empower 100,000 people in southern India to obtain safe water and sanitation solutions, accelerating positive change in their homes and communities. This will be achieved through a Water.org program, WaterCredit, which enables people in need t
New E-book Highlights Africa’s Road Safety Challenges, Calls for Continued Efforts23 Mars 2015
“Preventing Drink Driving in Africa” e-book on road safety launched by UNECE, UNECA, and the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking.
Travelers Institute Chooses Irvine, California, to Continue 2015 Small Business – Big Opportunity℠ Series, with Focus on Cybersecurity20 Mars 2015
The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), today will hold the second event of its 2015 Small Business – Big Opportunity national symposia series in Irvine, Calif. The event will focus on cybersecurity in partnership with Small Business California, the Orange County Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Santa Ana District Office, the Department of Homeland Sec
Georgia Community-Based Organizations Receive $106,000 in Grants from UnitedHealthcare to Support Health and Wellness Programs19 Mars 2015
UnitedHealthcare donated $106,000 to 11 organizations in Georgia to help support health education and outreach programs that teach healthy lifestyles and aim to improve people’s health and well-being.
Humana Sets Three-Year Goal For Carbon Footprint Reduction19 Mars 2015
Humana Sets Three-Year Goal For Carbon Footprint Reduction - At White House event with President Obama, Humana announces goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by five (5) percent through 2017
Wells Fargo’s Workplace Giving Program Earns United Way’s Top Honor19 Mars 2015
The United Way has recognized Wells Fargo's employee giving campaign as the best in the U.S. for the sixth consecutive year. During September, employees pledged $70.5 million, a 9 percent increase.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 11, 2015 – March 18, 2015)19 Mars 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 11, 2015 – March 18, 2015. AUSTIN, Texas -- StubHub Commits to Put $1 Million Worth of Musical Instruments in U.S. Classrooms with The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Partnership (March 18, 2015 02:02 PM) Source: StubHub SAINT PRIEST, France -- Monsanto Ranked Among Best Places to Work in France (March 18, 2015 01:41 PM) Source: Monsanto CINCINNATI -- Wells Fargo $500,000
StubHub Commits to Put $1 Million Worth of Musical Instruments in U.S. Classrooms with The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Partnership18 Mars 2015
More than six million U.S. elementary and middle school students do not have access to arts or music classes, resulting in a generation of young people lacking much-needed school programs. Today at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Social Good Hub, StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, furthers its support of music education by announcing a commitment to put $1 million worth of musical instruments in U.S. classrooms, working in partnership with music educa
Monsanto Ranked Among Best Places to Work in France18 Mars 2015
SAINT PRIEST, France
Monsanto France recognized as a Great Place to Work for the second year in a row.
Wells Fargo $500,000 Grant to Improve Cincinnati Neighborhood18 Mars 2015
Wells Fargo announces $500,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Cincinnati NeighborhoodLIFT program is awarded to Price Hill Will, a community development corporation focused on neighborhood revitalization.
CH2M HILL pledges support for the Social Mobility Business Compact18 Mars 2015
CH2M HILL pledges support for the Social Mobility Business Compact
Former Dallas Star, Josh Henderson, Helps Kick off Donation Phase of Charmin’s “Butts that Save Our Butts” Campaign17 Mars 2015
Josh Henderson is supporting Charmin as the brand kicks off the donations phase of Charmin’s “Butts that Save Our Butts” Campaign as part of its Charmin Relief Project.
Praxair Recognized for Excellence in Sustainability for Eleven Consecutive Years17 Mars 2015
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), a Fortune 250 company and recognized global leader in sustainable development, was awarded a Bronze Class distinction in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2015.
UnitedHealthcare Donates $160,000 to Support Behavioral Health Programs for Delaware Teens17 Mars 2015
Three community organizations and a federally qualified health center (FQHC) each received a $40,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare to improve and expand behavioral health programs, address mental and emotional issues, and reduce substance-abuse among Delaware teens. Darrin Johnson, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Delaware, presented the grants to the following organizations: Foundation for a Better Tomorrow, for its Signs of Suicide (S.O.S.) program, which
American Express Hosts 50 Notable, Nonprofit Leaders from around the World for Inaugural Leadership Academy Alumni Summit16 Mars 2015
American Express (NYSE:AXP) announced its first-ever Leadership Academy Alumni Summit in New York City on March 23 and 24, celebrating eight years of its industry-defining program, which has developed more than 1,600 emerging, nonprofit leaders. Fifty distinguished alumni from around the globe will join Academy partners Aspen Institute, Ashoka Changemakers, ASU Lodestar Center, Center for Creative Leadership, Common Purpose, Community Foundation of Broward County, Poi
HanesBrands Honored as First Central American Apparel Maker Ranked as One of the Best Places to Work16 Mars 2015
Great Place to Work Institute names HanesBrands the third best multinational company to work for in Central America and the Caribbean, a first for a Central American apparel manufacturer.
C.H. Robinson Foundation Proudly Supports Premier Twin Cities Nonprofit Organizations13 Mars 2015
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.
The C.H. Robinson Foundation is proud to recognize its most recent grant recipients as part of the company's commitment to support local nonprofit organizations within the Twin Cities.
Axalta Coating Systems Partners with Akshaya Patra's Food Program to Support Children in Gujarat, India13 Mars 2015
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) has partnered with Akshaya Patra’s food program to support children’s education in the community surrounding Axalta’s Savli manufacturing plant in the state of Gujarat in India. The funding is part of a national program that helps Akshaya Patra feed millions of children in India who have the zeal to learn and the potential to contribute to India’s sustainable social and economic development. Axalta is proud to associate itself
Yum! Brands Recognizes ‘Volunteers For Hope’ Across The Globe12 Mars 2015
Yum! Brands Recognizes ‘Volunteers For Hope’ Across The Globe; Volunteer for Hope Program Awards Nearly $500,000 USD in Grants to Qualifying Charitable Organizations Worldwide Since 2012
Monsanto South Africa Welcomes Advertising Standards Authority’s Dismissal of Complaint about Local Radio Ads12 Mars 2015
South Africa's Advertising Standards Authority dismisses complaint against Monsanto radio advertisements for genetically modified seeds.
Miller/Howard Investments Endorses the Women’s Empowerment Principles12 Mars 2015
Miller/Howard joins more than 900 CEOs globally in supporting the Women's Empowerment Principles.
Wells Fargo Community Donations Top $1 Billion in Four Years12 Mars 2015
Wells Fargo & Company has donated $1.1 billion to nonprofit groups over the past four years to support and revitalize communities, help charitable organizations and grow local economies.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 4, 2015 – March 11, 2015)12 Mars 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 4, 2015 – March 11, 2015. ANTWERP, Belgium -- Monsanto Has Improved Its Ranking in the Top Ten ‘Best Workplaces in Belgium’ (March 11, 2015 03:14 PM) Source: Monsanto NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Standup for the Cure Expands Nationwide in 2015 (March 11, 2015 02:13 PM) Source: Standup for the Cure BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Walmart Launches “Women Owned” Logo In-store & Online
Diamond Empowerment Fund Announces First Beneficiary in India12 Mars 2015
Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.), co-founded by Russell Simmons and De Beers, selects first education beneficiary in India, Veerayatan, visited by Prime Minister Modi at the inauguration of Colleges.
Monsanto Has Improved Its Ranking in the Top Ten ‘Best Workplaces in Belgium’11 Mars 2015
Monsanto Belgium moved up to 6th place in the Great Place to Work Institute's annual survey of Belgium's biggest employers.
Standup for the Cure Expands Nationwide in 201511 Mars 2015
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.
Standup for the Cure (SUFTC) kicks off its fourth year of fundraising with its flagship event Saturday, May 2 from 9:00am-3:00pm at Newport Dunes in Newport Beach, California.
Walmart Launches “Women Owned” Logo In-store & Online11 Mars 2015
The logo launches during Women’s History Month, underscoring Walmart’s ongoing commitment to empowering women around the world and helping women-owned businesses succeed and grow.
RepRisk Provides ESG Risk Data for Review of CDP’s Climate Performance Leaders11 Mars 2015
ZURICH & LONDON
RepRisk, a leading provider of business intelligence on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, has announced that it will provide dynamic ESG risk data to CDP