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Costa Cruises to Support the “Pink Is Good” Project on Its Ships

Oct 16, 2017 4:15 PM ET - To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Costa Cruises will once again be joining forces with the Umberto Veronesi Foundation to support the Pink is Good project, which aims to beat breast cancer for good by promoting prevention and supporting...

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Ismaili Muslim Leader Gathers 2,500 Volunteers for Hurricane Harvey Response

Oct 16, 2017 4:00 PM ET - As devastating as Hurricane Harvey has been, it continues to bring people together around one common goal: help Houston. When Murad Ajani saw the toll Harvey took on his hometown, he seized the moment to bring together a community of more than 2,500...

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Four Trends for Optimism on World Food Day

Oct 16, 2017 3:15 PM ET - Feeding the world is a mounting challenge for our food system, as climate change impacts collide with burgeoning population growth. And more mouths to feed means demand is rising globally for resource-intensive meat, just as water scarcity and...

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Leading the Way: Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Through Pro Bono

Oct 16, 2017 2:15 PM ET - The Taproot Foundation is gathering leaders from across sectors for the first-of-its-kind leadership convening—Leading the Way—on Tuesday, October 24, at the Google Community Space in San Francisco. Taproot’s invitation-only convening will focus...

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Sappi North America Announces Recipients of the 18th Annual Ideas That Matter Grant

Oct 16, 2017 9:10 AM ET - Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the ten grant recipients of its 18th annual Ideas that Matter program, where financial support is given to designers who create print...

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Xylem Watermark Volunteers Participate in Little Miami River Kleen Sweep

Oct 16, 2017 8:00 AM ET - In just two hours, volunteers removed 20 tires and several bags of garbage from the river. Activities like the Kleen Sweep are important for protecting the health of the local Little Miami River, and providing volunteers with the opportunity to get...

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Connections Through Coffee: a Journey to Guatemala

Oct 14, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Journey with Celina Lima, a fellow with Fair Trade Campaigns, to a coffee cooperative in Guatemala to lean about the true impact and benefits that Fair Trade has brought to their communities and individual lives.

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Four “A-Ha” Moments From COMMIT!Forum

Oct 13, 2017 3:00 PM ET - This week, Cone headed to the MGM National Harbor in Maryland to participate in this year's COMMIT!Forum – a two day conference focused on the role of the corporate responsibility practitioner as companies aim to make their voices heard. The...

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LA Galaxy and Southern New Hampshire University Team up to Unveil New Mini-Pitch in Watts, Los Angeles

Oct 13, 2017 2:00 PM ET - AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation, in partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), unveiled a brand-new community soccer field in Watts, Los Angeles at 109th Street Recreation Center on Wednesday, Oct. 11. The new turf mini-pitch opened in...

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Harbor Habitat, Whirlpool Volunteers Work on Several Builds

Oct 13, 2017 1:00 PM ET - Trianna Sims is rarely speechless, but Thursday wasn’t like most days for her. Alongside her husband, Dontrell, the Sims were given a ceremonial hammer Thursday morning at the site of their future Benton Township house being built by them and...

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Don Slager Honored with Responsible CEO of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award

Oct 13, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that Don Slager, president and CEO, is the recipient of CR Magazine’s 2017 Responsible CEO of the Year – Lifetime Achievement Award. The prestigious recognition is given annually to a CEO...

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Duke Energy Awards More than $300,000 to 10 Urban Redevelopment Projects in Greater Cincinnati

Oct 13, 2017 10:55 AM ET - Greater Cincinnati's urban cores – and the lives of their residents – will continue to improve and benefit from transformational redevelopment projects thanks to Duke Energy's Urban Revitalization grants. Earlier today, the company...

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Fairfield by Marriott Launches New National Partnership with Habitat for Humanity

Oct 13, 2017 10:35 AM ET - Habitat for Humanity and Fairfield by Marriott begin a national partnership this year, in celebration of Fairfield’s 30th anniversary. As part of the partnership, Fairfield associates will join local Habitat organizations to help current and...

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In Memory of Yeardley Love, Family Seeks to Educate Young Adults on Warning Signs of Domestic Abuse

Oct 13, 2017 9:10 AM ET - In memory of Yeardley Love, a victim of domestic abuse, Sharon and Lexie Love founded the One Love Foundation to help make sure that this avoidable tragedy never happens to anybody else. The Loves hope to educate people, especially young adults, on...

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Video: GRI's Vision for the Future of Reporting

Oct 13, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Having pioneered sustainability reporting in 1997, GRI remains the world’s pre-eminent sustainability standard-setter. But what are the next steps for GRI and the vision for the future of reporting? Watch this video to find out. ...

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Newmont Reducing Cases of Holes in the Heart in Ghana

Oct 12, 2017 1:55 PM ET - Investing in the wellbeing of our host communities is part of our mission as a sustainable and responsible mining company. In Ghana, we recently partnered with the Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF) to help save the life of Daniel Darkwa, a three-...

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Minnesota Twins Pitcher Hector Santiago to Join Action Team's First Teleconference of the School Year

Oct 12, 2017 1:30 PM ET - The Action Team national youth volunteer program will host its first teleconference of the 2017-18 school year on Thursday, October 12 (9:00 PM ET), when Hector Santiago of the Minnesota Twins joins Action Team Captains from Brunswick (ME) High...

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The Novartis Foundation launches Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities with the University of Basel and other partners

Oct 12, 2017 12:55 PM ET - The Novartis Foundation and the University of Basel, together with other partners are pleased to announce the launch of Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities. The initiative aims to address poor health in disadvantaged schools in South Africa and...

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Curiosity Cube Brings Cutting-Edge Science to Local Schools

Oct 12, 2017 12:30 PM ET - Students at area schools are getting a chance this week to check out advanced scientific technology and learn through hands-on experiments as the "Curiosity Cube" visits Centre County...

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Webinar// Taproot+ Live: Use Your Skills to Make a Social Impact

Oct 12, 2017 12:20 PM ET - Want to volunteer, but don’t necessarily want to paint a fence? Instead, drive social change with what you do best by donating your time and professional skills to nonprofits in need of your expertise. Thousands of nonprofits and skilled volunteers...

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World Environment Center Expande “La Red de Innovación e Impacto”, Programa del Departamento de Estado de los EEUU para Innovadores en América Latina

Oct 12, 2017 12:00 PM ET - El Departamento de Estado de los EEUU ha otorgado al World Environment Center (WEC) y su socio, Le Groupe-conseil baastel ltée (Baastel), financiamiento adicional para apoyar la innovación y sustentabilidad local en América Latina. El programa...

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World Environment Center Expands U.S. Department of State “La Red de Innovacion e Impacto Innovators’ Program in Latin America

Oct 12, 2017 12:00 PM ET - The U.S. Department of State has awarded the World Environment Center (WEC) and its partner, Le Groupe-conseil baastel ltée (Baastel), additional funding to grow innovative, sustainable local organizations in Latin America. The current program,...

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How Fair Trade Is Helping Smallholder Coffee Farmers Succeed

Oct 12, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Fair Trade USA is the leading fair trade certifying body in North America, operating globally alongside the European-based Fairtrade International. Colleen Anunu, Fair Trade USA’s Senior Manager of Supply Chain, reflects on some of fair trade’s...

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Reflections from the 2017 NEHRA Conference

Oct 12, 2017 10:30 AM ET - Common Impact had a fantastic time at the 2017 NEHRA Conference! What a fun way to spend a few days: reflecting on employee engagement and talent development with a crowd of talented HR professionals. We learned a ton while we were there, so we...

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Cycling the Crossroads of the World with Cycle for Survival

Oct 12, 2017 8:45 AM ET - Times Square – the heavily nicknamed Crossroads of the World, Center of the Universe, or Heart of the World (among others) – draws an estimated 50 million annual visitors; more than 300,000 pedestrians pass through daily. It is also home to a pair...

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