Louisiana 4-H and UnitedHealthcare Expand "Eat 4-Health" Partnership, Use "Pedal Power" and Gardening to Help Tackle Obesity and Encourage Healthy Lifestyles Among Youth18 Septembre 2014
Louisiana 4-H and UnitedHealthcare expand “Eat 4-Health” partnership, and use “Pedal Power” and gardening to help tackle obesity and encourage healthy lifestyles among youth.
‘The Friskies’ Unveils the Only Four ‘Must-See’ Cat Videos on the Internet Right Now18 Septembre 2014
"The Friskies" 2014 winners are announced.
AB InBev Survey Finds 30 Million Identifications Checked Daily, Adults Welcome Servers’ Responsible Drinking Tips18 Septembre 2014
Anheuser-Busch InBev (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) today released the results of their first international survey on attitudes toward the responsible serving and selling of alcohol beverages. The survey provides new data to highlight the importance of ongoing training and the opportunity to expand these efforts. Adults of legal drinking age in eight countries were asked about the impact that bartenders, waiters and store clerks have on encouraging responsible drinking.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 10, 2014 – September 17, 2014)18 Septembre 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of September 10, 2014 – September 17, 2014. ARLINGTON, Va. -- AvalonBay Issues Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report (September 17, 2014 04:01 PM) Source: AvalonBay Communities, Inc. SAN FRANCISCO -- Wells Fargo Lights Up Diwali by Helping Give Children a Lifetime of Smiles (September 17, 2014 09:00 AM) Source: Wells Fargo & Company ZURICH -- October 8–9 Global Impact
AvalonBay Issues Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report17 Septembre 2014
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB) (the “Company”) today announced the release of its annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. The publication is AvalonBay’s third CSR report and summarizes the Company’s environmental, social and governance performance and activities during the 2013 calendar year. The report covers AvalonBay’s significantly enhanced commitment to environmentally sustainable development, construction, and living in its apartment
Wells Fargo Lights Up Diwali by Helping Give Children a Lifetime of Smiles17 Septembre 2014
Wells Fargo is lighting up Diwali by supporting Diwali Festivals across the country, and by donating $3 to Operation Smile for every ExpressSend money transfer to India until October 26.
October 8–9 Global Impact Forum® in Zurich Brings Leading Organizations, Investors and Entrepreneurs to Generate Solutions for the World's Pressing Social Issues17 Septembre 2014
Global Impact Forum® 2014 partnering event, will take place October 8–9 in Zurich, to bring exceptional social entrepreneurs and impact leaders presenting to an audience of potential partners.
New York Relay Service Celebrates 25 Years and Receives Title IV Public Service Award for People with Disabilities16 Septembre 2014
New York Relay Service Celebrates 25 Years and Receives Title IV Public Service Award for People with Disabilities
Cigna Releases Company’s First Corporate Responsibility Report16 Septembre 2014
Cigna publishes its first corporate responsibility report.
Century Foods International of Hormel Foods Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill16 Septembre 2014
Century Foods International (Sparta, Wis.) of Hormel Foods Corporation achieved zero waste to landfill at all four of their plant locations.
Cigna Foundation Global Grant Supports Crowdfunding for Surgeries in India15 Septembre 2014
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. & CHENNAI, India
Cigna Foundation grant funds Samahope crowdfunding platform to raise funds for surgeons in India helping women and children. Thunderclap campaign begins today.
Praxair Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 12th Consecutive Year15 Septembre 2014
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) was again named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indices (DJSI) in recognition of the company’s long-standing commitment to global sustainable development. Praxair is the only U.S.-based company in the chemical sector to be selected for the DJSI for 12 consecutive years. DJSI selections are based on an in-depth analysis of a company’s economic, environmental and social practices including corporate governance, risk
Walmart Launches “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Calling on Customers, Suppliers and Associates to Take Action in the Fight Against Hunger15 Septembre 2014
By engaging our associates, customers and suppliers in the fight against hunger, we can make a positive impact on this issue.
UnitedHealth Group Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America and World Indices for 16th Consecutive Year15 Septembre 2014
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has been named to the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI NA) and the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI W).
IHS Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Second Straight Year12 Septembre 2014
IHS Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Second Straight Year
Panasonic Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for Tenth Consecutive Year12 Septembre 2014
Panasonic was named again in 2014 to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, one of the world's renowned SRI indexes. This is the tenth consecutive year since 2005.
BGE, CareFirst, Constellation, Legg Mason, T. Rowe Price, Transamerica and Under Armour Team Up to Honor National 9/11 Day of Service with Veteran-Led The 6th Branch Nonprofit Organization11 Septembre 2014
In honor and remembrance of the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 200 volunteers from seven of the Baltimore area’s largest employers and corporate philanthropists teamed up today for the third annual ‘Together We Serve’ Day of Service in the Johnston Square neighborhood of Baltimore City. The effort is part of an ongoing neighborhood revitalization initiative led by The 6th Branch, a veteran-led, nonprofit organization that uses the leadership and organizational
APS Proposes Compromise for Cholla Power Plant11 Septembre 2014
Arizona Public Service Co. proposes closing its 260-megawatt Unit 2 at the Cholla Power Plant in Joseph City, Ariz.
Alcoa Named Sustainability Leader on Dow Jones World Index for Safest, Most Environmentally-Efficient Year on Record11 Septembre 2014
For the thirteenth year in a row, Alcoa (NYSE: AA) has been named to one of the most highly recognized and longest-standing global sustainability indexes, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). Alcoa was again recognized as the Aluminum Industry Leader on the Dow Jones World Index. “Sustainability is a core Value at Alcoa. No decision is made or action taken without a careful consideration of the economic, environmental, and social impacts that may result,” said
Molson Coors Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Third Consecutive Year11 Septembre 2014
DENVER & MONTREAL
Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP) has maintained its listing on the World Index for the third consecutive year and North America Index for the fourth consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index recognizes the top 10 percent of global companies, making Molson Coors one of just eight food and beverage companies listed. “Every day at Molson Coors, we work to delight the world’s beer drinkers, not just with the products we make but in how we
Verdantix Carbon Strategy Benchmark For Global Retailers Finds Minimal Progress On Absolute Reductions Despite Widespread Commitment To Disclosure11 Septembre 2014
Retailers such as Carrefour, Costco, IKEA, Tesco and Walmart should aim for more comprehensive carbon disclosures and collaborate to define meaningful GHG emissions reduction strategies for the industry. The detailed analysis of GHG emissions by independent analyst firm Verdantix, covers grocery retailers Aeon, Carrefour, Costco, John Lewis, Metro Group, Tesco, Walmart and Whole Foods; home improvement stores IKEA and The Home Depot; drugstore chain CVS Caremark; and ap
Dow Named for 14th Time to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index11 Septembre 2014
Today, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index announced its rating of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) as one of the top performers in the global chemical industry – marking the 14th time Dow has received this recognition since the launch of the index and tying for the longest-standing representation in the chemical category since the list’s inception. With only 11 chemical companies named to the World Index in 2014, Dow is proud to be recognized for susta
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 3, 2014 – September 10, 2014)11 Septembre 2014
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of September 3, 2014 – September 10, 2014. PLANTATION, Fla. -- Deutsche Post DHL Mobilizes Its Employees for Global Volunteer Day (September 10, 2014 03:09 PM) Source: Deutsche Post DHL WASHINGTON -- Siemens Exceeds Goal of The Baton Pass™ Campaign – Donates Over $1 Million to Stand Up To Cancer® (September 10, 2014 01:15 PM) Source: Siemens LONDON -- Vivienne Westwood and Troy W
RepRisk Provides ESG Intelligence For the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)11 Septembre 2014
RepRisk’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) data plays integral part in the annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment of companies for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
Deutsche Post DHL Mobilizes Its Employees for Global Volunteer Day10 Septembre 2014
Preparing a meal for people who don’t have the means to feed themselves. Building a home for those who cannot afford to have a roof over their heads. These are the kinds of meaningful activities that volunteers do across our country and across the world. And once again, our company is joining in the effort. Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, is once again calling on employees, customers and non-profit organizations to lend a han
Siemens Exceeds Goal of The Baton Pass™ Campaign – Donates Over $1 Million to Stand Up To Cancer®10 Septembre 2014
Siemens has exceeded its goal for The Baton Pass™, a campaign designed to raise funds benefiting Stand Up To Cancer® and increase awareness for cancer research at a time when they are critically needed. A symbol of the hope we share that each of those diagnosed with cancer will survive, The Baton Pass campaign illustrated the profound effect of taking a grassroots approach to fundraising. The Baton Pass was developed by Siemens, one of the world’s leading engineers
Vivienne Westwood and Troy Wiseman, CEO of EcoPlanet Bamboo, Co-Host 'OFFtheGRID' 2014, London’s Hottest Party10 Septembre 2014
Acclaimed designer, campaigner and environmentalist Dame Vivienne Westwood and Troy Wiseman, CEO of EcoPlanet Bamboo co-host ‘OFFtheGRID’ - a solar powered party in London for crowd-sourcing platform Trillion Fund in partnership with Finding Infinity. The inaugural event took place to support the “renewable energy revolution” and to provide a clarion call to the general public and mainstream investors to switch to investments that positively impact the environment. The
Sprint Strikes Back with Improved Phone Trade-in Program09 Septembre 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Today Sprint announced it will meet or beat all competitors’ pricing to ensure the best trade-in values.
Kennedy High School Receives $100,000 Project Connect Donation from Sprint to Help Youth Succeed in Digital World08 Septembre 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Kennedy High School Receives $100,000 Project Connect Donation from Sprint to Help Youth Succeed in Digital World
Séché Environnement : Results at June 30, 201408 Septembre 2014
Regulatory News : Séché Environnement (Paris:SCHP) : Revenue slightly down: -4.4% at constant exchange rate High comparison base: strong H1 2013. Exceptional business conditions in Non-Hazardous Waste incineration. Solid operating income (excluding exceptional costs) Solid EBITDA, at €37.3m (vs. €38.2m at June 30, 2013) and increase in EBITDA margin to 17.5% of revenue excluding IFRIC 12 (vs. 17.1% at June 30, 2013). COI change in line with EBITDA at €15.2m (vs.
The Winners of the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 201408 Septembre 2014
TOKYO & MONTREAL
Announcement of the MIDORI Prixe 2014 Winners
Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies Inc. Announces $100,000 Donation as Part of New Partnership with Best Buddies International05 Septembre 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla.
Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies, Inc., a leading wellness company founded on the highest principles of patient care and service, announced today a new partnership with Best Buddies International. As part of the partnership, Med-Care will donate $100,000 to support Best Buddies, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Additional
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.