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Global Organizations Align on Societal Engagement Trends, Seeing Commonalities From Asia to Europe and Africa

Oct 16, 2017 12:15 PM ET - Further reinforcing world-wide trends seen over the last year among some of the world’s largest companies, affiliates of the Global Exchange, a network from CECP: The CEO Force for Good, have identified four key areas of focus taking root: Levering...

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PayPal & Kiva: Help Entrepreneurs Around the Globe

Oct 16, 2017 11:00 AM ET - A rising tide of financial empowerment creates meaningful value for all. At PayPal, we believe in the combined power of technology and compassion to create life-changing opportunities for those who need it most. For more than a decade, we’ve worked...

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GM Appoints Pamela Fletcher Vice President – Global Electric Vehicle Programs

Oct 16, 2017 9:45 AM ET - General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is appointing Pamela Fletcher, who led the team that successfully launched the Chevrolet Bolt EV and created the plan to accelerate us along the pathway to our vision of a zero emissions world, to the newly created...

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For a Limited Time Only – Save up to $200 on Opportunity Forward with Special 20% Fall Discount!

Oct 16, 2017 9:00 AM ET - This year's Corporate Citizenship Conference, Opportunity Forward, will bring together business leaders across sectors to address how they can utilize their problem-solving abilities to tackle some of the greatest social issues of our time...

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HPE Labs VIDEO | A Radically New Approach to Computing Could Help Cure Cancer, Detect Fraud and Stop Traffic Jams

Oct 16, 2017 8:45 AM ET - Today’s computers all use a basic architecture pioneered more than 60 years ago. A processor computes using data in memory. That memory is quick to access and very close to the processor. However, it’s also limited in size. So when the processor is...

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Dell Inc. Expects to Donate Over $14 Million Globally in STEM Education for Underserved Children This Year

Oct 16, 2017 5:10 AM ET - As a part of ongoing efforts to invest in a more diverse technology workforce, Dell Inc. expects to contribute $14 million in grants and technology donations to support future generations of STEM workers, in current fiscal year which ends Feb. 3,...

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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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How Virtual Reality Can Help Us Imagine Life on the Red Planet

Oct 13, 2017 9:20 AM ET - P and NVIDIA have teamed up with other companies to launch HP Mars Home Planet — a global project using virtual reality to simulate what a human population of 1 million could look like on Mars.

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VIDEO | Schneider Electric Case Study of One of Hilton's Most Efficient and Sustainable Hotels

Oct 13, 2017 9:05 AM ET - The Largest Hilton Garden Inn Outside the U.S. Is Now One of Hilton’s Most Efficient and Sustainable Hotels.

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Diversity Drives Innovation

Oct 12, 2017 2:05 PM ET - Despite being one of the most diverse cities in the country, Philadelphia’s entrepreneurial and executive community is not reciprocally represented by Black, Latinx, and other ethnic groups. While people of color constitute 55% of the population, a...

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Code of Support Foundation Receives 2nd Round of Critical Funding From Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to Launch Essential and Life-Changing Veteran Technology Platform

Oct 12, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Code of Support Foundation™ (COSF) has been awarded an additional round of critical funding by Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation (BMSF) to complete the pilot phase and publicly launch PATRIOTlink™, an innovative cloud-based navigation platform in 2018...

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Domtar Sustainability: Sourcing Raw Materials

Oct 12, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Each year, about two-thirds of our revenue is spent on materials and services needed to make our products. Whenever possible, we source from local suppliers near our facilities. This helps us shorten our supply chain and reduce risk. Proximity...

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Unreasonable Impact | How Agrivi Is Using Technology to Empower Farmers Across the Globe

Oct 12, 2017 8:40 AM ET - Last month, Barclays and the Unreasonable Group host the first Unreasonable Impact World Forum, bringing together 27 innovative companies from Asia, the US and Europe working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. In our...

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UN Global Compact Bulletin (October 2017)

Oct 12, 2017 8:15 AM ET - The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and...

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Bloomberg Announces $64 Million in New Funding to Move America Beyond Coal as Trump EPA Tries to Prop up Dead End Fuel Source

Oct 11, 2017 4:20 PM ET - One day after the Trump Administration formally announced its plans to rescind the Clean Power Plan, the Obama Administration’s climate change policy that has been held up in federal court, Michael R. Bloomberg announced a new commitment of $64...

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Boeing, Liquid Robotics Build Solar-Powered, Autonomous Marine Glider

Oct 11, 2017 3:45 PM ET - An autonomous ocean vehicle manufactured in Australia and powered by the sun and waves is helping oceanographers monitor the Great Barrier Reef.

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Houston Resident Uses Volunteer Coordination Experience, Tech Skills to Help After Hurricane Harvey

Oct 11, 2017 2:00 PM ET - When Ronnie Devries realized how many Houston residents were in need following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, he knew he could help. With experience as the volunteer coordinator for TXRX Labs, a local nonprofit “hackerspace,” Ronnie helped...

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The Mind and The Machine: How Memory-Driven Computing is Contributing to the Cure for Alzheimer’s

Oct 11, 2017 11:15 AM ET - When the German Center for Neurodegenerative Disease (DZNE) ran one component of its current gene...

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VIDEO | Discover How to Maximize Energy Efficiency and Get Results by Being Sustainable

Oct 11, 2017 10:20 AM ET - We help AEG increase overall efficiency and reduce total resource consumption. We partnered in developing sustainability objectives for 2020 and deployed the technology to monitor progress against goals.

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Congrats to the 2017 Best Disaster Response and Community Resilience Program Finalists!

Oct 11, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Congratulations to the Best Disaster Response and Community Resilience Finalists! The Best Disaster Response and Community Resilience Corporate Citizenship Award recognizes businesses and chambers that help communities prepare for and recover...

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Charging Gets a Boost From Ridesharing EVs

Oct 11, 2017 9:15 AM ET - It’s a classic chicken-and-egg scenario: buy an EV once there is a lot of charging infrastructure and build EV charging infrastructure once there are a lot of EVs. General Motors, a company who believes the future is electric, is helping to...

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Prioritizing Cybersecurity Key to Ensure Safe, Secure Utilities

Oct 11, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Facing inevitable attacks to their networks by hackers, electric utilities are making progress in prioritizing cybersecurity to ensure that they can deliver and maintain safe, secure utilities for all. However, this year’s Strategic Directions:...

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Trump Proposal to Abandon Clean Power Plan Out of Step With Business Community

Oct 10, 2017 2:30 PM ET - The proposal released today by the Trump administration to abandon the Clean Power Plan is both “misguided and out of step with the leaders in the business community,” Ceres said in a statement today. The Clean Power Plan is the nation’s first...

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Austin Argonauts Study Climate Change in the Field as Citizen Scientists

Oct 10, 2017 12:45 PM ET - Dell and JASON work together as part of Dell’s Youth Learning program. The partnership has provided free access to JASON’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning materials to students of the Greater Austin Area’s public...

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Start-Up

Oct 10, 2017 12:15 PM ET - AT&T is working to empower the next generation of change agents. We believe that our country’s startup ecosystem can have a direct impact on creating alternative and new solutions to revitalize America’s most challenged communities. That’s why...

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