Blackstone Charitable Foundation Announces Third Annual Innovation Grant Recipients13 Février 2015
The Blackstone Charitable Foundation today announced that it has awarded grants totaling $3 million to twenty non-profit organizations that strengthen entrepreneurial ecosystems and support high growth entrepreneurs. Now in its third year, the Blackstone Innovation Grants program targets organizations that focus on fostering entrepreneurship and innovation. Through these grants, the Blackstone Charitable Foundation is helping innovative organizations pilot, expand or
Wells Fargo Offers Free Financial Education during Military Saves Week12 Février 2015
DES MOINES, Iowa
Wells Fargo will offer free financial education webinars on topics like homebuying and credit, Feb. 24-26, 2015, as part of Military Saves Week.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (February 4, 2015 – February 11, 2015)12 Février 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of February 4, 2015 – February 11, 2015. CHICAGO -- Operational, Competitive Enhancements Set for 2015 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K (February 10, 2015 10:00 AM) Source: Bank of America WASHINGTON -- Top Youth Volunteers in Each State Selected in 20th Annual National Awards Program (February 10, 2015 08:00 AM) Source: Prudential Financial SEATTLE -- Twenty-two Swedish Medic
Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group Bring a Day of Fun and Laughter to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta11 Février 2015
Volunteers from UnitedHealth Group brought a HeARTS-themed party to the patients and families at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite today.
Operational, Competitive Enhancements Set for 2015 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K10 Février 2015
The March 29, 2015 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle will host its seventh annual Elite Club 8K Competition, featuring men’s and women’s USATF-member racing teams from across the country vying for a $20,000 prize purse. Last year’s competition attracted more than 200 national and local elite runners from nine states and more than 40 clubs. For the third year in a row, runners from the Michigan-based Hansons-Brooks Distance Project won both the men’s and women’s elite in
Top Youth Volunteers in Each State Selected in 20th Annual National Awards Program10 Février 2015
Some fed the hungry. Others supported U.S. troops and veterans. Many created programs to inspire a love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in other students. Those are just some of the stories of the 102 youth volunteers – two from each state and the District of Columbia – who today were named State Honorees by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring students in grades 5-12 for outstanding volunteer service. The awar
Twenty-two Swedish Medical Center Nurses Receive DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses10 Février 2015
Twenty-two nurses of Swedish Medical Center received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at a special ceremony today at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle.
100,000 Jobs Mission Hires Over 200,000 Veterans09 Février 2015
The 100,000 Jobs Mission announced today that its coalition of private companies has collectively hired more than 217,000 U.S. Military veterans through the end of 2014 and is now committed to hire another 100,000 veterans for a total of 300,000. “Four years ago, servicemembers struggled to find meaningful jobs because many employers did not fully understand how to apply veterans’ skills and experience to their businesses. Since then, the 100,000 Jobs Mission has conn
NYU Furman Center and Capital One Release National Affordable Rental Housing Landscape Highlighting Rental Housing Trends in America’s Largest Cities09 Février 2015
NYU Furman Center/Capital One National Affordable Rental Housing Landscape examines rental housing affordability trends in the central cities of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Africa and Latin America06 Février 2015
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Africa and Latin America
Urban Institute and JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announce Multi-Year Collaboration to Help Strengthen the Firm’s Philanthropic Impact05 Février 2015
The Urban Institute and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today launched a multi-year program that aims to inform and assess the impact of JPMorgan Chase’s key philanthropic initiatives. JPMorgan Chase will commit $10 million over five years for Urban Institute, a nonprofit research organization, to examine the firm’s Corporate Responsibility initiatives and philanthropic programs focused on increasing economic opportunity and strengthening communities. Urban will draw upon
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (January 28, 2015 – February 4, 2015)05 Février 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of January 28, 2015 – February 4, 2015. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Bank of America Art Conservation Project Announces Call for 2015 Grant Submissions (February 04, 2015 01:00 PM) Source: Bank of America PHOENIX -- Health Net Makes Charitable Grant of $10,000 to Help Improve Dental Care and Oral Health in Maricopa County (February 04, 2015 12:00 PM) Source: Health Net, Inc. OMAHA, Neb. --
Bank of America Art Conservation Project Announces Call for 2015 Grant Submissions04 Février 2015
Bank of America continues to expand its global effort to preserve culturally important works of art, today announcing a request for grant applications from global art institutions. Applications for the Bank of America Art Conservation Project are welcome from all nonprofit cultural institutions with significant works of art requiring conservation. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2015 and applicants can submit proposals online: http://museums.bankofame
Health Net Makes Charitable Grant of $10,000 to Help Improve Dental Care and Oral Health in Maricopa County04 Février 2015
Health Net, Inc. provided a $10,000 charitable grant to Community Asset and Resource Enterprise (CARE) Partnership in Mesa, Ariz., to help purchase and install needed equipment that will allow it to begin providing dental services to local families. “Dental care is a critical component of health care that can have medical consequences if not addressed,” said Patricia Clarey, State Health Programs officer for Health Net. “This grant is intended to help CARE Partnership
HDR Issues 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report Company Among First to Use New G4 Materiality Disclosure Service04 Février 2015
HDR's latest corporate sustainability report is among the first by engineering/architecture firms to use new G4 Materiality Disclosure Service.
Grand Opening of Fullerton Sam’s Club Set for Thursday04 Février 2015
Sam’s Club will open its newly rebuilt club in Fullerton this Thursday. The doors will officially open following a 9 a.m. grand opening ceremony at the club located at 603 S. Placentia Avenue.
RepRisk Releases Report on Most Controversial Companies of 201404 Février 2015
RepRisk releases the fifth edition of its Most Controversial Companies Report, which ranks the ten most controversial companies of 2014.
Duluth Celebrates Opening of Steve O’Neil Apartments04 Février 2015
Community supporters and development and program partners welcomed newly moved-in families to the Steve O’Neil Apartments during an official ribbon-cutting dedication ceremony and open house today.
Miami Dolphins and UnitedHealthcare Sack Hunger in South Florida03 Février 2015
Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Randy Starks and some of his teammates, and employee volunteers from UnitedHealthcare are staffing a Feeding South Florida Mobile Food Pantry.
Sprint Smartphone Encore Challenge Invites Students to Find New Life for Old Mobile Devices02 Février 2015
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint Smartphone Encore Challenge Invites Students to Find New Life for Old Mobile Devices
Aaron Rodgers and Le’Veon Bell Named 2014 FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year at “4th Annual NFL Honors”31 Janvier 2015
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell were named FEDEX AIR & GROUND NFL PLAYERS OF THE YEAR, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the National Football League announced tonight during the “4th Annual NFL Honors” awards show – a two-hour primetime special that aired nationally on January 31 on NBC the night before Super Bowl XLIX. FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year awards are a culmination of weekly a
Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group Team up to Bring a Winter Carnival to Miller Children’s31 Janvier 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif.
Volunteers from UnitedHealth Group today brought a Winter Party to the patients and families at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach.
BGE and Exelon’s African-American Resource Alliance Baltimore Chapter Celebrate Black History Month with Events Honoring Diversity Throughout Maryland30 Janvier 2015
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) and parent company Exelon’s African-American Resource Alliance (EAARA) Baltimore Chapter are celebrating Black History Month by supporting local arts, educational and diversity events in February that honor those who have shaped the past and those who are continuing to shape the future. This year’s programs and events highlight the contributions of African Americans to the Greater Baltimore, central Maryland and Washington, D.
CH2M HILL Foundation Awards $75,000 Grant to Teach First30 Janvier 2015
CH2M HILL Foundation Awards US$75,000 to Teach First in the UK
AAUW and Pantene Announce Nearly $50,000 in Grants to 11 Student-Led Teams29 Janvier 2015
AAUW and Pantene announce the award of nearly $50,000 in grants to 11 Student-Led Teams. Campus groups from around the nation will tackle gender stereotypes and biases.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (January 21, 2015 – January 28, 2015)29 Janvier 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of January 21, 2015 – January 28, 2015. ANTWERP, Belgium -- Monsanto Rewarded for Sustainable Water Management (January 28, 2015 11:53 AM) Source: Monsanto ATLANTA -- Fourteen Health Centers in Georgia Receive Sesame Street Reading Corners from UnitedHealthcare to Encourage Early Reading and Healthy Living Among Children (January 28, 2015 08:30 AM) Source: UnitedHealthcare NEW YO
Monsanto Rewarded for Sustainable Water Management28 Janvier 2015
Monsanto receives prestigious award for sustainable water management at its Antwerp site.
Fourteen Health Centers in Georgia Receive Sesame Street Reading Corners from UnitedHealthcare to Encourage Early Reading and Healthy Living Among Children28 Janvier 2015
UnitedHealthcare is donating Sesame Street reading corners to 14 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) throughout Georgia to encourage young children to read and learn more about healthy living.
New Report Highlights Top Ten Countries Fighting Back Against Stealth Global Killer, Toxic Pollution, Which Kills One in Seven People Worldwide27 Janvier 2015
New Report: Top Ten Countries Fighting Back Against Global Killer, Toxic Pollution, Which Kills 1 in 7, from Blacksmith Institute, Green Cross Switzerland, Global Alliance on Health & Pollution
BGE Launches ‘The Adventures of Captain Mercaptan’ Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge for Elementary School Students27 Janvier 2015
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) announces the launch of the 2015 ‘Adventures of Captain Mercaptan, BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge,’ as a creative and engaging way to educate school-aged children on the importance of natural gas safety. Now through March 15, public and private elementary schools across BGE’s service area are invited to work with their students in kindergarten through fifth grade to submit hand-drawn comic book covers featuring BGE’s na
Dayton Power & Light Company Foundation Awards Signature Grants totaling $325,000 to Local Organizations27 Janvier 2015
The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation today is presenting five Signature Grants for new or innovative programs or projects to Miami Valley organizations. This is the second year the DP&L Foundation has awarded Signature Grants to support our partners in the community. Signature Grants – at least one at the $100,000 plus level and one at the $50,000 plus level – are one-year contributions. The Signature Grants are part of 55 community grants totaling mo
Verify’s Corporate Citizen Team Selects Fisher House for 2015 Company Philanthropy26 Janvier 2015
Verify, Inc. is proud to announce The Fisher House Foundation has been selected by Verify's Corporate Citizenship Team to be the principal focus of its North American philanthropic efforts for 2015.
UT Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Receives $2.88 Million Grant from United Health Foundation to Help Build Healthier Communities in the Rio Grande Valley23 Janvier 2015
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine have been awarded a $2.88 million grant by United Health Foundation.
Nationwide Launches Make Safe Happen to Reduce No. 1 Cause of Death Among Children23 Janvier 2015
Nationwide, one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S., today announced the launch of Make Safe Happen – a program focused on increasing awareness and providing tools to change home safety behavior. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), preventable injuries are the number one cause of death of children. Nationwide is committed to take action and increase awareness of the ca
Hess Recognized Among World’s 100 Most Sustainable Corporations23 Janvier 2015
For the second consecutive year, Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has been recognized among the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by the Toronto-based media and investment research firm Corporate Knights. The ranking was announced Wednesday, January 21 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Hess is ranked 65th overall, moving up 23 places from last year among the world’s most sustainable corporations. The company is the only U.S. oil and gas produce
IEEE Smart Village and Global Himalayan Expedition Help Himalayan Students Imagine Life with Electricity22 Janvier 2015
IEEE Smart Village renewable-energy technologies and professional support serving people in remote off-grid communities through local partners in Cameroon, Haiti, India, Kenya, Nigeria and South Sudan
BGE Presents $310,000 to Forty-Eight Nonprofit Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Organizations Across Central Maryland to Fund Vital Life Saving Equipment, Programs and Services22 Janvier 2015
In an effort to enhance safety for its customers and employees throughout its central Maryland service area, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) presented $310,000 in grants to 48 nonprofit safety and emergency preparedness, response and recovery organizations through the company’s Emergency Response and Safety Grant program. In its third year, BGE’s program is designed specifically to support its partners in emergency response and safety nonprofit organizations
Booz Allen Caps Its 100th Anniversary Year with 155,213 Hours of Service to Communities Nationwide22 Janvier 2015
In honor of Booz Allen's 100th anniversary in 2014, employees volunteered 155,213 hours of community service, benefitting almost 1,500 non-profits, as part of the Centennial Community Challenge.
Local Coca-Cola® Bottler Encourages Communities to Pay It Forward22 Janvier 2015
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (CCBCC), the largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States, has a long history of community service and philanthropy. This year, CCBCC is challenging the public to get involved and pledge to volunteer for a National Day of Service on February 21, 2015. CCBCC has selected eight cities in the company’s territory in which to run the Serve Your City initiative. During the Serve Your City initiative, CCBCC encourages
RepRisk Provides ESG Data for the Global 100 Ranking Launched at the World Economic Forum22 Janvier 2015
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking managed by Corporate Knights Capital includes dynamic ESG data provided by RepRisk, a leading ESG business intelligence provider.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (January 14, 2015 – January 21, 2015)22 Janvier 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of January 14, 2015 – January 21, 2015. RICHMOND, Va. -- ChildFund International receives 2014 NGO Partner of the Year Award (January 21, 2015 10:12 AM) Source: ChildFund International HAMILTON, Bermuda -- Bacardi Limited Continues to Improve Social Responsibility Programs and Environmental Efficiencies as Detailed in Annual Corporate Responsibility Report (January 21, 2015 08:35
UnitedHealthcare Donates 250 Laptop Computers to Community Organizations in Georgia21 Janvier 2015
UnitedHealthcare will donate 250 computers to local organizations to increase computer and Internet access in underserved communities. UnitedHealthcare delivered refurbished laptops to Big Brother Big Sisters of Atlanta and the Boys & Girls Club of Hall County – Gainesville, as well as to 12 other community- and faith-based organizations in the Marietta/Cobb, Savannah, Albany, Macon and Atlanta areas. Many community partners have expressed the need to connect via t
ChildFund International receives 2014 NGO Partner of the Year Award21 Janvier 2015
Airlink, a 24/7 rapid response disaster and humanitarian relief organization, honored ChildFund International with the 2014 NGO Partner of the Year Award for its Ebola relief efforts.
Bacardi Limited Continues to Improve Social Responsibility Programs and Environmental Efficiencies as Detailed in Annual Corporate Responsibility Report21 Janvier 2015
Bacardi Limited continues to improve social responsibility programs and environmental efficiencies as detailed in its just-released annual corporate responsibility (CR) report.
Coca-Cola and Global Shapers Community Announce Winners of the ‘Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge’20 Janvier 2015
The Coca-Cola Company today announced the 2014 winners of its “Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge” – a competition exclusively for members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. Global Shapers are young leaders between 20 and 30 years old who are organized into a network of 400 city-based hubs. For the competition, Global Shapers launch programs that address the world’s most challenging societal issues, with the opportunity to win seed
ConAgra Foods Announces Community Effort Exceeded Goal of Raising 1.3 Million Meals to Help Shine the Light on Hunger20 Janvier 2015
ConAgra Foods, Inc., announced today that with the help of the community, this year’s Shine the Light on Hunger campaign surpassed its goal of raising 1.3 million meals to feed the hungry. This year’s campaign, which included a matching grant from ConAgra Foods, raised more than 1.5 million meals through both in-kind and cash donations to Food Bank for the Heartland. In recognition of the community’s accomplishment, ConAgra Foods lit the top of its iconic “food bar
Murad® and the Murad Family Foundation Donate over $750,000 to Support Local Organizations20 Janvier 2015
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.
Murad, Inc. and the Murad Family Foundation announced today over $750,000 in charitable donations were made in 2014.
CH2M HILL Foundation Provides Grant to the EDT to Help Boost Numbers of Young Women in Engineering20 Janvier 2015
CH2M HILL Foundation provides grant to the EDT to help boost numbers of young women in engineering
Panasonic Receives the Zayed Future Energy Prize 201520 Janvier 2015
Panasonic received the prize in the Large Corporation category acknowledging its efforts to deliver sustainable energy solutions across various projects and regions.
Global Opportunity Report: Business Leaders Show Strong Confidence in Sustainable Growth20 Janvier 2015
Business leaders globally have strong confidence in their own ability to turn sustainability challenges such as water scarcity and lock-in to fossil fuels into new business opportunities, particularly in the manufacturing and finance sectors in emerging economies. This is one of the key findings of the Global Opportunity Report launched today by DNV GL, UN Global Compact and Monday Morning Global Institute. The new report is based on a survey and consultations with more
BGE Employees Participate in Day of Service to Celebrate Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.19 Janvier 2015
In celebration, recognition and honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) employees teamed up today for a day of service with three community service organizations across Baltimore. BGE employee volunteers and members of the employee resource group, Exelon’s African-American Resource Alliance (EAARA), Baltimore Chapter, participated in “A Day ON,” with local nonprofits Art with a Heart, The Loading Dock and T
Conn's Launches National Philanthropy Program19 Janvier 2015
THE WOODLANDS, Texas
Conn's Launches National Philanthropy Program
Toyota Kicks Off Martin Luther King Day Donating Boots and Socks to Local Area Homeless and Families in Need17 Janvier 2015
Toyota provides new all-weather boots and socks to the residents of The Salvation Army Turning Point Center for Women and Children and select participants at The Salvation Army Sherman Avenue Corps.