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A Canadian Opportunity: Companies Predict Community Investment Budgets Will Increase in 2018

Dec 15, 2017 3:10 PM ET - Canada's leading corporations widely recognize the business opportunity in putting their brands and resources behind worthy causes, and many plan to increase their community investments, according to a new study issued by Imagine Canada and LBG...

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Nestlé Partners with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign to Support School Breakfast Programs

Dec 15, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Nestlé USA today announced its partnership with Share Our Strength to support the organization’s school breakfast initiatives as part of its No Kid Hungry campaign. The donation of $250,000 deepens Nestlé’s commitment to help children live healthier...

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Sanofi Provides Love and Joy This Holiday Season for Area Families

Dec 15, 2017 1:45 PM ET - For the 23rd year, hundreds of Head Start employees collected and hand delivered truckloads of gifts and basic essentials to Pocono Services for Families and Children (PSFC), which oversees Monroe County’s Head Start program.

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Inspired by Prominent Figures in Chemistry: An Amgen Scholars Alumni Story

Dec 15, 2017 1:40 PM ET - "I am working on the continuous flow synthesis of Tranexamic acid, a drug that works to prevent the excess loss of blood. My ultimate career goal is to pursue a government position conducting forensic science research on trace evidence,...

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2017-2018 Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest Inspires Girls to Reach their Infinite Potential

Dec 15, 2017 1:05 PM ET - On December 13 and 14, 300 female hockey players aged 7-14 will hit the ice with Canadian hockey legend Cassie Campbell-Pascall for the 14th annual Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest in Ottawa, on the outdoor rink located on Parliament Hill.

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Exploring Best Practices for Human Rights Issues – An Erb Institute/WEC roundtable

Dec 15, 2017 1:00 PM ET - The field of sustainability has evolved in recent years to include human rights issues. Consumers and investors have made these issues a priority, so businesses are responding. As they do, collaboration is critical. The field of sustainability...

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Save the Date - Is your Workplace Adoption Friendly?

Dec 15, 2017 12:00 PM ET - Just as every child deserves a home, we believe all parents deserve support and time to bond with their children. The 2018 Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces survey opens next month! If your employer offers adoption benefits, we want to hear...

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Arrow Electronics Applauds Collegiate Inventors Competition Winners

Dec 15, 2017 11:35 AM ET - rrow Electronics congratulated Matthew Rooda and Abraham Espinoza with the University of Iowa spin-out company SwineTech for winning the top undergraduate award last month at the 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition. The SwineTech team also walked...

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Newsweek Ranks Consumers Energy as #1 Company in Michigan in Annual "Green Rankings"

Dec 15, 2017 11:35 AM ET - Consumers Energy has been ranked as Michigan’s top company – and ninth in the nation – in Newsweek’s annual “Green Rankings,” a reflection of its commitment to environmental principles that are good for its home state of Michigan and customers...

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CBRE Hong Kong Completes 5th MoonTrekker in 2017

Dec 15, 2017 10:30 AM ET - 80 athletes from CBRE Hong Kong participated in MoonTrekker 2017, a challenging overnight trail run to raise funds for charity. CBRE was the lead sponsor for the 5th consecutive year. The team's determination and team spirit are a true...

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The Wendy's Company Reports on 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Progress

Dec 15, 2017 10:05 AM ET - Today, The Wendy's Company released its annual update on the strides made to further Wendy's® Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives related to its Food, Family and Community strategy...

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Thai Union and Nestlé Launch Demonstration Boat to Promote Human Rights in Fishing Industry

Dec 15, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Thai Union Group PCL and Nestlé have launched a demonstration boat to promote the human rights of workers in the Thai fishing industry. The boat is the first of its kind in Thailand. The two companies, in collaboration with global non-profit...

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How Reporting Helps Businesses Uphold Human Rights

Dec 15, 2017 10:00 AM ET - When companies use the GRI Standards for their sustainability reporting, they assess their positive and negative impacts on economic, environmental and social issues, including human rights, and are transparent about the results. Transparency makes...

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Insurance Works! ACRE Africa Providing Safety Nets to Small-Scale Farmers in Kenya

Dec 15, 2017 9:25 AM ET - “When the money came through my phone via M-Pesa[1], I was sure it was a mistake! I was sure someone had erroneously sent me money. So I waited for the sender to call me and demand that I return the money,” Jacinta Mutuse, a farmer from Wote,...

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Using Text Analytics to Start Building an SDG Business Case

Dec 15, 2017 9:05 AM ET - As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines how text analytics can help advance a business case for the SDGs in terms of investment,...

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GM Makes the Most JUST Companies List

Dec 15, 2017 9:00 AM ET - General Motors was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that analyzes and ranks companies based on the priorities of the American people. GM is the only automaker on the list.

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Chicago Area Reservoir to Save Estimated $114 Million in Flood and Pollution Reduction

Dec 15, 2017 9:00 AM ET - The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week celebrated the completion of the first phase of the McCook Reservoir project, a key component of MWRD’s plan to reduce flood damage and...

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VIDEO | Introducing NextWave, A Cross-industry Collaboration Aimed at Developing the First Commercial-scale Ocean-bound Plastics Supply Chain

Dec 15, 2017 8:45 AM ET - Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale will form of a collaborative and open-source initiative called NextWave, convening General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale, Bureo and Herman Miller. NextWave convenes leading technology and...

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Schneider Electric VIDEO: Aligning Sustainability Goals with Climate Science

Dec 15, 2017 8:05 AM ET - A new movement has begun, with more than 300 companies coming together to lead the fight against climate change. The need for a low-carbon future has become undeniable, a conclusion supported by the Paris Climate Agreement. The expansion of an...

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Do You Have the Right Staffing Levels to Manage Your Companies EHS & Sustainability Risks?

Dec 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET - If you answered yes to any of these questions or would just like some hard, reliable facts and data about EHS&S staffing, structure and budgets, then the National Association of Environmental Management’s (NAEM) recently published report based...

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Hassalo on Eighth | A LEED Platinum EcoDistrict Development in Oregon

Dec 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET - In the midst of a population boom, Portland is in need of more residential space. With the city’s current infrastructure not able to keep up with that need, new private developments have to accommodate a growing population without damaging the...

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Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Indigenous Communities by Supporting Organic Coffee Cooperative

Dec 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET - PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, has sponsored a coffee farmer collective in Papua, Indonesia since 2000. For 17 years Amungme Gold coffee has been farmed and processed by indigenous Amungme farmers under the guidance of Freeport’s...

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The Neuroscience of Corporate Goodness and Employee Engagement

Dec 15, 2017 7:45 AM ET - What does the Founder and CEO of a fast-growing Goodness software company consider his best day at work? The answer lies in the neuroscience and might be surprising. Continue reading to get the answer that also informs how companies can forge social...

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British American Tobacco | Thrive: Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods Programme

Dec 15, 2017 7:20 AM ET - While supplier due diligence and assessments are an important part of ensuring high standards and driving continuous improvement at supplier and farm level, at British American Tobacco we recognise that there are...

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Fisk Johnson Pledges 2-for-1 Match for Donations to Salvation Army Red Kettles

Dec 15, 2017 7:00 AM ET - Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson, has pledged a two-for-one personal match for all donations at Racine-area Salvation Army red kettles on Saturday, Dec. 16.

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