TriLinc Global Impact Fund Approves The Rohatyn Group as Sub-Advisor for Impact Investments in Latin America18 Mai 2015
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Approves The Rohatyn Group as Sub-Advisor for Impact Investments in Latin America
Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group Announces CG Cares May 18-22, 201518 Mai 2015
Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group (CG, www.carlisleandgallagher.com), a business and technology consulting firm exclusively focused on the financial services industry, will kick off CG Cares today, a firm-wide celebration of charitable giving and recognition for employees that give back to their local communities. As part of the festivities, CG is encouraging all employees to volunteer their time and resources and has set firm-wide service goals for the
More Than 200 Charities Across the U.S. to Benefit From Schwab Volunteer Week 201518 Mai 2015
Thousands of Schwab employees and executives roll up their sleeves to help local charities in more than 150 cities across the country as part of the annual Schwab Volunteer event.
Newly Constructed Fisher House at Camp Pendleton Opens; Provides Military Families a "Home Away from Home" While Loved Ones Receive Medical Treatments15 Mai 2015
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.
Newly Constructed Fisher House at Camp Pendleton opens; provides military families a “home away from home” while loved ones receive medical treatment.
Toyota Named One of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity for Eighth Year in a Row15 Mai 2015
DiversityInc named Toyota one of its Top 50 Companies for Diversity® in 2015, marking the company’s ninth appearance on the list since 2006.
YP Teams Up with American Cancer Society to Support Relay For Life15 Mai 2015
YP Teams Up with American Cancer Society to Support Relay For Life
UnitedHealthcare Donates $87,500 to Support Health and Wellness Programs in Iowa14 Mai 2015
DES MOINES, Iowa
UnitedHealthcare has donated $87,500 in grants to support 17 nonprofit and community organizations’ efforts to enhance their health and wellness programs that help Iowans live healthier lives.
Bank of America Issues Second Green Bond14 Mai 2015
Bank of America Corporation announced today that it has issued its second green bond for $600 million in aggregate principal amount, part of Bank of America’s ongoing commitment to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy by advancing renewable energy and promoting energy efficiency. The bond will help fund projects under the company’s $70 billion multiyear environmental business commitment. In 2013, the company launched its current 10-year, $50 bill
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (May 6, 2015 – May 13, 2015)14 Mai 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of May 6, 2015 – May 13, 2015. SAN FRANCISCO -- Zendesk Announces Global Foundation for Local Giving Source: Zendesk, Inc. PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Hasbro Ranks #23 in Inaugural Ranking of US RepTrak® 100 List Source: Hasbro, Inc. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- HanesBrands Honors Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Medical Teams with First Hanes for Good Champion Award for Community Service
Zendesk Announces Global Foundation for Local Giving13 Mai 2015
Zendesk Inc. announced the Zendesk Neighbor Foundation, a nonprofit organization, to lay the groundwork for the company’s long-term global corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Hasbro Ranks #23 in Inaugural Ranking of US RepTrak® 100 List13 Mai 2015
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has been named among the most reputable companies in the United States, according to the annual US RepTrak® 100 list released today by Reputation Institute and published in Forbes. The US RepTrak® rankings measure the public’s perception of companies based on seven dimensions: innovation, leadership, governance, citizenship, workplace, performance, and products/services. In the Company’s first year of eligibility, Hasbro ranked 23rd o
HanesBrands Honors Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Medical Teams with First Hanes for Good Champion Award for Community Service13 Mai 2015
HanesBrands awards Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with the company's first Hanes for Good Champion Award for outstanding commitment to community service.
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Approves Helios Investment Partners LLP as Sub-Advisor for Impact Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa13 Mai 2015
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Approves Helios Investment Partners LLP as Sub-Advisor for Impact Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa
UnitedHealthcare Teams Up With IRONKIDS to Energize Tennessee Youth, Sponsors IRONKIDS Fun Run in Chattanooga13 Mai 2015
UnitedHealthcare is teaming up with IRONKIDS for the UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Chattanooga Fun Run, aimed at inspiring and motivating young people to lead active, positive and healthy lifestyles.
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Africa and Latin America13 Mai 2015
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Africa and Latin America
RepRisk and CSRHub study finds link between perceived Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance and reputational risk13 Mai 2015
ZURICH & NEW YORK
RepRisk and CSRHub are pleased to announce the findings of their joint research report on the link between perceived CSR performance and ESG-related reputational risk exposure.
State Street’s Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Philanthropy, Volunteerism and ESG Accomplishments in 201412 Mai 2015
State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced the release of its 2014 Corporate Responsibility (CR) report, which highlights the company’s commitment to economic development, environmental sustainability and social governance and engagement. “Corporate responsibility is a fundamental part of our values and culture,” said Alison Quirk, executive vice president and chief human resources and citizenship officer. “We believe that the long-term success of our company
Stream Announces Partnership with Cell Phones For Soldiers11 Mai 2015
Stream (Stream Energy) will partner with Cell Phones For Soldiers, a nonprofit organization that provides cost-free communications services to active-duty military members and veterans.
Driven by Social Corporate Responsibility & The Global Impact Powerstorm ESS Accepts Invitation to Join United Nations Global Compact11 Mai 2015
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif.
Powerstorm ESS stresses the importance of maintaining ethical and sustainable business practices under any circumstances. SCR is an integrated part of our business strategy.
Dairy Farms and Businesses Are Changing the Equation for Sustainable Business Practices08 Mai 2015
Recognizing dairy farms, businesses and partnerships for practices that promote the health and well-being of consumers, communities, cows, employees, the planet and business.
Mitsubishi Electric to Support Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal08 Mai 2015
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it will donate five million yen to aid victims and support recovery efforts following the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. The donation will be made through Japan Platform, an NGO that offers international emergency humanitarian aid. Taking into account the evolving conditions in disaster-struck areas, Mitsubishi Electric will also consider organizing donations by employees and taking other suppor
United Health Foundation Provides $125,000 Grant to Help Military Spouses Pursuing Health Care Careers07 Mai 2015
The National Military Family Association received a $125,000 grant from United Health Foundation supporting military spouses who are pursuing health care careers.
Kulera’s First Carbon Credit Sale Supports Value Chains That Protect Forests and Build Livelihoods in Malawi07 Mai 2015
The Kulera Landscape Reduced Emissions for Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) Program in Malawi has successfully completed its first sale of carbon credits. This sale managed by Terra Global Capital, to The CarbonNeutral Company on behalf of its client Microsoft, provides financial resources for forest protection and building rural incomes in Malawi. The Kulera Landscape REDD+ Program is one of the largest REDD+ programs in Africa covering 455,000 hectares and
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 29, 2015 – May 6, 2015)07 Mai 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 29, 2015 – May 6, 2015. CHICAGO -- Chicago Bear Kyle Long, UnitedHealthcare to Renovate Playground at St. Malachy School and Support "Blessings in a Backpack" Program Source: UnitedHealthcare LOS ANGELES -- NCLR Report Finds Latinos in California Least Likely to Have a Workplace Retirement Plan Source: Prudential GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Upstate Kicks Off 2015 Fit Family
Chicago Bear Kyle Long, UnitedHealthcare to Renovate Playground at St. Malachy School and Support "Blessings in a Backpack" Program06 Mai 2015
Chicago Bears Pro Bowl offensive lineman Kyle Long and UnitedHealthcare are partnering to support students from low-income families at St. Malachy School, located on Chicago’s near west side.
NCLR Report Finds Latinos in California Least Likely to Have a Workplace Retirement Plan06 Mai 2015
Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza), with support from The Prudential Foundation, released a report, “Enhancing Latino Retirement Readiness in California.” The report found that compared to other racial/ethnic groups, Latinos in California are the least likely to work for an employer that offers a retirement plan. The report also revealed that even among Latinos who have access to a plan at work, participation and savings are relatively low. NCLR’s report als
The Upstate Kicks Off 2015 Fit Family Challenge06 Mai 2015
For the second year consecutive year in an effort to promote healthy, active lifestyles, Coca-Cola is partnering with Upstate Parent magazine and CVS in an 8-week program in which South Carolina residents are challenged to get out and get active! To participate and be eligible to win prizes, residents need to sign up at myfitfamilychallenge.com. Based on participation, families earn points for a chance to win prizes during the 8-week challenge period, May 5-Ju
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Accepting Nominations for 2015 Piper Trust Encore Career Prize05 Mai 2015
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is seeking nominations for its $50,000 Encore Career Prize for 2015--candidates are inspiring encore role models applying their experience to improve social good.
BAE Systems, Inc. and The Mission Continues Partner to Empower Veterans05 Mai 2015
BAE Systems, Inc. is contributing $250,000 to The Mission Continues' innovative and action-oriented Fellowship and Service Platoons Programs, designed to empower veterans in their local communities.
The Palmetto State Kicks Off 2015 Fit Family Challenge05 Mai 2015
Today Governor Nikki Haley joined Coca-Cola, CVS and Palmetto Parent Magazine to kick off the Fit Family Challenge, a statewide healthy and active living initiative. “The Fit Family Challenge is a great example of the kind of public-private partnership that can benefit the citizens of South Carolina by encouraging parents and children to live their lives healthier, better and longer,” said Governor Haley. In an on-going effort to promote healthy, active lifestyl
Sam’s Club Giving Program Gives $13.6 Million in Grants to Improve Economic Mobility for Small Business Owners05 Mai 2015
In celebration of National Small Business Week, today Sam’s Club and the Sam’s Club Giving Program announce the Small Business Economic Mobility initiative.
Atlas Copco to Host 2015 Stakeholder Dialogue on Sustainability05 Mai 2015
Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA) (STO:ATCOB), a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, will host its fifth Annual Stakeholder Meeting on May 11, 2015. The Group will present its sustainability performance and discuss progress on issues such as doing business in complex markets. The program will include a presentation of the sustainability highlights as well as two panels to set the ground for constructive dialogues. One panel, consisting of Atlas Copco employ
American Lung Association Receives $2 Million Grant from United Health Foundation to Help Build Healthier Communities in the Upper Midwest04 Mai 2015
The American Lung Association was awarded a $2 million grant by United Health Foundation to help support the “Partners for Asthma Action” project across the Midwest, including the Milwaukee metro area
Prudential Continues Support of Boys and Young Men of Color in Next Phase of My Brother’s Keeper04 Mai 2015
As part of the company’s ongoing support for the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative, Prudential Financial announced its involvement in the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance), which President Obama announced today in Bronx, NY. MBK Alliance, a new nonprofit organization, will continue to work toward better life outcomes for young boys and men of color. Lori Dickerson Fouché, CEO of Prudential Group Insurance, will sit on the board of the MBK Alliance. MB
America’s Top 10 Youth Volunteers of 2015 Named at 20th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards04 Mai 2015
For community service initiatives that range from supporting families of U.S. soldiers to helping children with cancer, 10 students were named America’s top youth volunteers of 2015 today by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a national program sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). These National Honorees, named during the program’s 20th annual national award ceremony at the U.S
Sam’s Club Set to Open Moore Club Thursday04 Mai 2015
Sam’s Club will open its newest location at 1705 S. Broadway Ave. in Moore this Thursday, May 7 following an 8 a.m. grand opening ceremony.
Shop Macy’s for All of Mom’s Most Coveted Items This Mother’s Day04 Mai 2015
This Mother’s Day, Macy’s (NYSE:M) will help show your love by offering an array of fabulous gifts certain to delight every mom. With a carefully curated collection of the latest and greatest trends in fashion, accessories, beauty and home goods at every price, Macy’s offers countless ways to make Mom smile. Plus, when you share your favorite mom picture or memory on Instagram, Twitter and Tumblr – just hashtag #MacysLovesMoms and Macy’s will donate $3 for each, up to
Fasha (Farshad) Mahjoor Appointed as New Trustee of The Outward Bound Trust30 Avril 2015
Fasha (Farshad) Mahjoor, CEO of Phenomenex and Neoteryx, was appointed as the newest Trustee for The Outward Bound Trust, an educational charity that uses the outdoors to help develop young people.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 22, 2015 – April 29, 2015)30 Avril 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 22, 2015 – April 29, 2015. BLOOMFIELD, Conn. -- CR Magazine Names Cigna a ‘Best 100 Corporate Citizen’ Source: Cigna Corporation HARTFORD, Conn. -- Make-A-Wish and UnitedHealthcare Celebrate “World Wish Day” in Hartford Source: UnitedHealthcare MINNEAPOLIS -- Hennepin County Medical Center Receives $2.5 Million Grant from United Health Foundation to Help Build Healthier
APS Retains High Rankings among Solar Utilities Nationwide29 Avril 2015
RANCHO BERNARDO, Calif.
Arizona Public Service has been named among the utilities that integrated the most megawatts and/or watts per customer of solar energy in the United States in 2014.
CR Magazine Names Cigna a ‘Best 100 Corporate Citizen’29 Avril 2015
Cigna named, for first time, to CR Magazine list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens.
Make-A-Wish and UnitedHealthcare Celebrate “World Wish Day” in Hartford29 Avril 2015
Make-A-Wish executives joined UnitedHealthcare employees to celebrate the 35th anniversary of “World Wish Day” at the company’s 185 Asylum St. offices.
Hennepin County Medical Center Receives $2.5 Million Grant from United Health Foundation to Help Build Healthier Community in Minneapolis29 Avril 2015
Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has been awarded a three-year, $2.5 million grant by United Health Foundation to support HCMC’s innovative health programs.
Arizona Diamondbacks Nick Ahmed and Chase Anderson, and UnitedHealthcare "Pack the House" to Fight Hunger29 Avril 2015
The Arizona Diamondbacks and UnitedHealthcare are kicking off their “Pack the House” initiative, which will provide 49,000 meals for children in need – one meal for each seat at Chase Field.
Western Union Rallies Network to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts29 Avril 2015
The Western Union Company today announced a multi-faceted response that leverages its broad connectivity, retail, online, Agents and people to provide support for families and communities most affected by the earthquake in Nepal. International Consumer Activation: For consumers sending money to family and loved ones in Nepal, from now until the 14th of May 2015, Western Union will activate a no-fee* money transfer transaction program from participating Western
10,000 Reasons to be Happy: Spichers Appliance Joined GE Appliances’ Product Recycling Program29 Avril 2015
Spichers Appliance has vowed to responsibly recycle about 10,000 appliances annually through a recycling program championed by GE Appliances.
Groupon and Marie Osmond Join Together to Celebrate Mother’s Day and Raise Money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals29 Avril 2015
Today Groupon kicks off its annual Mother’s Day Collection, offering shoppers everything they need to treat Mom to the absolute best gifts and experiences — all at an unbeatable value. Additionally, from April 29 through May 10, Groupon will make a donation* to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) for every deal purchased from the Mother’s Day Collection, up to $50,000. “As co-founder of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, I’m excited to help support
Dayton Power and Light Partners with The Foodbank for Energy Savings29 Avril 2015
Dayton Power and Light (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), is partnering with The Foodbank and other area food pantries to distribute 160,000 energy efficient light bulbs to help families reduce their energy costs. Families served will receive free ENERGY STAR certified Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs from DP&L. The free CFLs will help families save on their energy costs, allowing them to make other priority purchases. CFLs use a
RepRisk Data Used by SASB as an Input for the Development of Sustainability Accounting Standards29 Avril 2015
RepRisk is pleased to announce that its dynamic ESG risk data is being used by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board as one of the inputs in their evidence-based research.
UnitedHealthcare Delivers Replacement Bikes Stolen from Local Veterans Organization28 Avril 2015
UnitedHealthcare presented Ride 2 Recovery with a new fleet of bikes at a ceremony this morning on the U.S.S. Midway Flight Deck.
Threshold Group Creates Goals-Based Impact Investment Research Services for Investors Seeking to Produce a Multiplier Effect in Local Communities28 Avril 2015
Threshold Group creates goals-based Impact Investment Research Services for investors seeking to produce a multiplier effect in local communities
Columbia Sportswear Company Announces Support of Nepal Disaster Relief28 Avril 2015
Columbia Sportswear Company today announced plans to support Nepalese earthquake relief efforts with a donation of $50,000 to several non-profit organizations including Mercy Corps, OXFAM and UNICEF.
Panasonic Commits Monetary and In-Kind Donations to Support Earthquake Victims in Nepal28 Avril 2015
Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO: 6752) today announced its support for people affected by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. Panasonic Corporation and Panasonic group companies in India have committed monetary and in-kind donations worth 6.1 million yen to help the people and recovery of the affected area. Panasonic will donate 5 million yen through the NGO Japan Platform. Panasonic group companies in India will provide about 1.1 million yen
MTG Launches Corporate Responsibility Report 201428 Avril 2015
Regulatory News: MTG’s (STO:MTGB) (STO:MTGA) Corporate Responsibility Report for 2014 is now available on MTG’s homepage. The report presents MTGs ongoing focus on security, sustainability and ethics, as well as the engagement with local communities where the Group operates. MTG’s sustainability and responsibility work in 2014 included the launch of the ‘Game Changers’ campaign with the Reach for Change foundation. The campaign, which is being repeated in 2015, has i
Wells Fargo Donates $1 Million to The First Tee®27 Avril 2015
Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) today announced a $1 million donation over the next five years to The First Tee, becoming a Trustee of the youth development organization that builds character through the game of golf for children at 175 local chapters across the U.S. As a Trustee, Wells Fargo’s gift of $1 million will allow The First Tee home office to support its growing network by providing strategic direction and continued education, enhanced curriculum and training, o
Mauli Ola Foundation Kicks off 2015 Season in Support of Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month27 Avril 2015
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.
Mauli Ola Foundation (MOF) kicks off its 2015 tour in May in honor of Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, with its first Surf Experience Day (SED) on May 2, 2015 in Waikiki, Hawai’i.
Sprint Names Winners in Upcycled Smartphone Contest27 Avril 2015
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
Sprint, in conjunction with Brightstar Corp. and HOBI International, announced today the winner of its inaugural Smartphone Encore Challenge.
Prudential awards $1 million to the National Organization on Disability to connect people with disabilities to quality jobs27 Avril 2015
Prudential Financial, Inc. announced today a $1 million grant to the National Organization on Disability (NOD), a nonprofit that promotes the full participation and contributions of America’s 56 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. The grant, provided through The Prudential Foundation, will help cover the start-up costs for Bridges to a Better Workforce, a new social enterprise launched by NOD to help prepare job seekers with d
GameStop Set to Help Grant Even More Wishes with Second Annual Make-A-Wish® Donation Program27 Avril 2015
GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today announced expanded support for Make-A-Wish® by offering customers the opportunity to donate with any in-store and online purchase. From May 1, through May 31, 2015, customers who shop at GameStop and www.GameStop.com will have the opportunity to donate $1, $5, $10, or more to Make-A-Wish per purchase. For every Make-A-Wish donation, GameStop will
On World Malaria Day, ExxonMobil Marks 15 Years Fighting Malaria24 Avril 2015
On World Malaria Day, ExxonMobil Marks 15 Years Fighting Malaria
Every High School in the U.S. to Receive Academy Award®-Winning “SELMA” on DVD24 Avril 2015
EVERY HIGH SCHOOL IN THE U.S. TO RECEIVE ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING “SELMA” ON DVD
Tide and Gain Announce Partnership with Safe Kids Worldwide to Help Make Laundry Room Safety a Part of the Safe Home Routine24 Avril 2015
In its latest effort to raise awareness on the importance of laundry room safety, P&G brands Tide and Gain are partnering with Safe Kids Worldwide, a nonprofit organization working to keep kids safe.
Can a Shave and a Haircut Save African-Americans from Colon Cancer?23 Avril 2015
A new program kicked off today in Washington, D.C., using barbershops and hair salons as gateways to colon cancer prevention for African-Americans. Washington leads the nation in colorectal cancer.
Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 15, 2015 – April 22, 2015)23 Avril 2015
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 15, 2015 – April 22, 2015. SEATTLE -- Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Green Homes (April 22, 2015 03:59 PM) Source: Redfin WASHINGTON -- Make Aerosol Recycling Part of Your Earth Day Celebrations (April 22, 2015 11:08 AM) Source: Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) GRAPEVINE, Texas -- GameStop Announces “Power to the Scholars” Scholarship Program (April 22
KB Home Publishes Eighth Annual Sustainability Report22 Avril 2015
In celebration of Earth Day, KB Home publishes its eighth annual Sustainability Report.
Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Green Homes22 Avril 2015
In honor of Earth Day, today Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage, identified the 10 best cities for green homes in the U.S., based on the percentage of homes with “green” features that sold over the past year. The report also names the top three neighborhoods for green homes in each of the top 10 cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Squirrel Hill, Fairmount District, Olde Kensington Orange County, California: West Floral Park, North Euclid
Make Aerosol Recycling Part of Your Earth Day Celebrations22 Avril 2015
The Consumer Aerosol Products Council (CAPCO) and the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) hope consumers will make aerosol recycling part of their Earth Day celebrations.
GameStop Announces “Power to the Scholars” Scholarship Program22 Avril 2015
Today, GameStop demonstrated its continued commitment to the personal and professional development of GameStop employees with the launch of the “Power to the Scholars” Scholarship Program in partnership with Scholarship America, Inc. As an extension of GameStop’s Gamer Fund employee relief program, “Power to the Scholars” is open to employees of the GameStop family of specialty retail brands and their dependents. “There’s no better way to invest in our company
PPG Reports Growth in Sustainable Product Sales, Progress on Sustainability Goals22 Avril 2015
PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced its progress toward achieving its 2020 sustainability goals, which are outlined in the company’s 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report that launched today and is now available at www.ppg.com/csr. In 2014, the company increased energy efficiency and improved employee safety, health and well-being. The company also achieved 27 percent of its sales from sustainable products during the year, increasing from 21 percent in 2013. “S
More Than 90,000 Comcast NBCUniversal Volunteers to Give Back and ‘Make Change Happen’ in Communities around the World on 14th Comcast Cares Day22 Avril 2015
This Saturday, April 25, volunteers will contribute their time and energy at more than 750 project sites across the globe as part of Comcast Cares Day. Taking place each April during National Volunteer Month and on the heels of Earth Week, Comcast Cares Day is the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort and part of the Company’s year-round commitment to community service. More than 90,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees, their family and friends, and
Publix Celebrates Earth Day with $40,000 Contribution to Sustainable Fisheries Partnership and 4 Billion Bags Saved22 Avril 2015
For four consecutive years, Publix Super Markets has celebrated Earth Day with a $40,000 contribution to Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) totaling $160,000. This year’s project is focused on improving the conditions associated with shrimp aquaculture. The donation will fund research to improve fisheries and help shrimp aquaculture in southeast Asia become more sustainable. Publix currently purchases shrimp from suppliers that have been certified as sustai
Viridian Energy Shows How Individual Energy Choice Leads to Five Billion Pounds of CO2 Emissions Avoided21 Avril 2015
Viridian Energy, one of America’s leading providers of affordable, responsible energy, today released its fifth annual Sustainability Report detailing the significant environmental benefit the company’s products have enabled since inception in 2009. Proof positive of Viridian’s stated commitment to transparency and the power of energy choice, the purely voluntary report includes eye-opening statistics reviewed by leading global professional services firm Ernst
Grow Financial Celebrates Earth Day with Third Annual “Let’s Grow Together” Campaign21 Avril 2015
On Wednesday, April 22, in honor of Earth Day, Grow Financial will be giving away free Eastern Red Cedar Tree saplings to anyone who visits any of the Tampa Bay area’s 22 stores.
Coca-Cola Joins Parent Magazine and CVS to Kick Off Statewide Fit Family Challenge21 Avril 2015
Today Governor Pat McCrory joined Coca-Cola, CVS, Carolina, Piedmont, and Charlotte Parent magazines to kick off the Fit Family Challenge, a statewide healthy and active living initiative. “I fully support the 2015 North Carolina Fit Family Challenge,” Governor Pat McCrory said. “I encourage families within North Carolina to register for this fantastic program and get out and get moving.” The Fit Family Challenge is a free program that is open to all North Caroli
Colorado Company WaterPulse Slashes Water Use for Plant Retailers, Growers21 Avril 2015
WaterPulse's new irrigation system cuts water use in garden centers, greenhouses and nurseries by up to 70%, ensuring healthier plants and outstanding conservation in a time of widespread drought.
Hess Ranked Top Oil and Gas Company on 2015 Best Corporate Citizens List21 Avril 2015
Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) has been ranked the No. 1 oil and gas company on Corporate Responsibility magazine’s prestigious list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2015. The list recognizes public companies across the United States that demonstrated strong performance in such areas as environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and community support. Hess has been named to the list each of the last eight years
Tiny Prints Partners with American Forests to Restore and Replenish the Deschutes National Forest21 Avril 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif.
Tiny Prints, the leading online stationery boutique, today announced its partnership with American Forests, the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization. In an effort to revive the decimated Deschutes National Forest in Oregon, Tiny Prints, along with American Forests, will help restore its ecosystem and make it a destination for families to enjoy once again. In 2012, the Deschutes National Forest was devastated by a lightning fire, destroying ov
UnitedHealthcare Will Award Up to $120,000 in Grants to Michigan Organizations Dedicated to Improving Health20 Avril 2015
UnitedHealthcare is seeking to grant funds for specific proposals from community organizations to improve nutrition and physical activity resources for Michigan’s youth. Initial grants will range from $20,000 to $30,000. Qualifying organizations, including Michigan-based nonprofits and Federally Quality Health Centers (FQHCs), can receive the full Request for Proposal (RFP) by contacting email@example.com. Proposals are due May 1, 2015. Awardees will be notified
Hasbro Ranks #2 in 2015 “100 Best Corporate Citizens List”20 Avril 2015
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced today that it has been named as the second most transparent and responsible company in the U.S., according to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2015. This is the second time that Hasbro has ranked in the Top 10 and the fourth consecutive year that the Company has ranked in the Top 25. The Company ranked #2 this year, rising 20 spots, in recognition of its stellar performance in seven key areas: environment, climate ch
GameStop and Sony Computer Entertainment America Power Up to Support Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®)20 Avril 2015
Today, GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, in conjunction with Sony Computer Entertainment America, announced plans to donate a PlayStation®4 (PS4™) gaming bundle to all Ronald McDonald Houses located in the United States. “We have been working with the RMHC team for more than six years,” said Matt Hodges, vice president of public and investor relations, GameStop. "Whether they are prepa
Nashville Kicks Off 2015 Coca-Cola Fit Family Challenge20 Avril 2015
In an effort to promote healthy, active lifestyles, Coca-Cola is partnering with Nashville Parent magazine, CVS and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean in an 8-week program in which Nashville residents are challenged to get up, get out and get active! To participate and be eligible to win prizes, residents need to sign up at myfitfamilychallenge.com/TN. Based on participation, families earn points for a chance to win prizes during the 8-week challenge period, April 21 –
Axalta Kicks off Support for Mother River Protection with Tree Planting in China20 Avril 2015
Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today planted the first lot of trees to start the “Axalta Forest” in Jiangjiakou City, Hebei Province, setting down the roots for a better environment in China and enabled itself be part of the local environmental protection program. The tree-planting initiative follows last month’s agreement with the China Youth Development Foundation (CYDF) in which Axalta pledged significant financial