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Corporate Responsibility Practitioner Roundup: Rolland Paper

Jul 24, 2017 8:05 AM ET - In the run up to the COMMIT!Forum, CR Magazine spoke with Michele Bartolini, Marketing Director at Rolland Paper. Bartolini oversees marketing for the premium paper company, which puts reuse at the center of its business model. ...

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Xylem Team Ludwigsburg Volunteers at Jugendfarm Kornwestheim

Jul 24, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Xylem Germany’s Team Ludwigsburg sent 11 employee volunteers, along with their family and friends, to conduct a clean-up of a children’s and youth’s farm, Jugendfarm Kornwestheim.

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Weatherford's Business Transparency and Ethics

Jul 24, 2017 8:00 AM ET - We are passionate about the work we do and the people with whom we do it. We are driven to do things the right way, the first time, every time, for the right reasons. We are accountable for our individual actions, for the consequences of our...

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VIDEO | Schneider Electric’s Innovation: Our Journey to a Sustainable Future

Jul 24, 2017 7:55 AM ET - According to International Energy Agency, by 2050 the energy consumption will increase by 50%, whilst 2,3 billion people with poor or no access to energy must be attended by 2030 to accomplish one of 17 Sustainable Developments Goals settled by...

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The Female Founders Inspiring the Next Generation

Jul 24, 2017 7:45 AM ET - The Barclays Eagle Lab in London’s Notting Hill was abuzz with entrepreneurial energy when a ‘speed-networking’ event, hosted by The Female Founders Forum, paired some of the UK’s top businesswomen with would-be entrepreneurs.

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Major Leaguer Eric Hosmer Goes All Out for Kansas City Youth

Jul 21, 2017 5:35 PM ET - World Series champion, All-Star Game MVP, three-time Gold Glove Award winner and 2017 World Baseball Classic champion — first baseman Eric Hosmer has developed an impressive baseball resume since joining the Kansas City Royals in 2011. But in...

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Whirlpool's Problem Solvers

Jul 21, 2017 4:15 PM ET - Instead of just volunteering, more than two dozen Whirlpool Corp. workers took part in a team-building exercise Tuesday that simultaneously solved a few kinks for a nonprofit organization.

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Qualcomm Announces Winners of the 2017 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Program in India

Jul 21, 2017 3:55 PM ET - Qualcomm Incorporated today announced six winners of the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QInF) program in India for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Keybank Provides a Total of $11.8 Million in Financing for Vancouver, Wa, Affordable Housing Development

Jul 21, 2017 3:45 PM ET - KeyBank’s Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) team provided a total of $11.8 million in financing for the construction of Meriwether Place Apartments, an affordable housing development, located in Vancouver, WA.

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Aramark, New York Mets Recognized for Food Waste Minimization Efforts

Jul 21, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Aramark, Citi Field's food and beverage provider, and the New York Mets have been recognized by the New York City Department of Sanitation with a "Certificate of Amazing Participation...

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Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Encourages Girl Scout’s Effort to Prevent Stormwater Drain Debris

Jul 21, 2017 1:35 PM ET - Chelsea Yates, an ambitious 11-year-old, has jump-started a movement to remind people that littering around public storm drains negatively effects the environment -- namely, marine life -- by posting notices on roadside storm drains in Brunswick,...

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nuun hydration Runs with Whole Planet Foundation to Fund Microcredit Loans for the World’s Poor

Jul 21, 2017 1:00 PM ET - Whole Planet Foundation welcomes nuun hydration as a new member of the $10,000 Fund and as a sponsor of this year’s Virtual 10K Run, which aims to raise funds for microlending projects in 69 countries. “Our mission at nuun is simple in that ‘we...

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Republic Services Expands its Natural Gas-Powered Fleet in Northern Ohio

Jul 21, 2017 12:35 PM ET - Republic Services of Northern Ohio announced today the addition of 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) powered trucks to its fleet. The new CNG-powered trucks are replacing older, diesel-powered trucks, and help to reduce unwanted noise and air...

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Business Leaders From Leading US Brands to Tackle Linking Social Purpose With Commercial Success in San Francisco This November

Jul 21, 2017 12:00 PM ET - The Responsible Business Summit is returning to the US in 2017 to tackle some of the top societal and business-critical issues faced on the West Coast to launch for the first time in San Francisco on November 14-15.

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IT Paves a Pathway Out of Poverty in South Africa

Jul 21, 2017 11:35 AM ET - When a young girl in South Africa discovered her passion for technology, she found a way out of poverty for herself and her family. Ntombozuko (Soso) Luningo guides a new generation of students toward economic empowerment and self-reliance with the...

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Consumers Energy Named a ‘Most Trusted Brand’ Among Nation’s Electric, Natural Gas Providers

Jul 21, 2017 11:30 AM ET - JACKSON, Mich., July 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - An independent national survey has named Consumers Energy as a “Most Trusted Brand,” ranking it fourth in the nation among providers of electricity and natural gas among residential customers. “...

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Aflac Corporate Social Responsibility Heroes

Jul 21, 2017 11:15 AM ET - Twice a month, you'll find Aflac Regional Sales Coordinator David Watsonand his "Breakfast Crew" up before the sun, cooking a hot breakfast at the Family Emergency Shelter for homeless children and parents in Louisville, Kentucky...

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Europe’s Leading Responsible Supply Chain Conference to Return to London this October to Propel Social and Business Impact Through the Supply Chain

Jul 21, 2017 10:25 AM ET - Ethical Corporation’s 12th Responsible Supply Chain Summit taking place on the 17-18 of October in London will bring together C-suite leaders from global companies to drive the movement for supply chain, sourcing and sustainability execs to...

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Piedmont Natural Gas Named a Most Trusted Utility Brand

Jul 21, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Piedmont Natural Gas has been designated most trusted utility brand among residential customers, according to a new report based on surveys of customers of the nation's 129 largest utilities...

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Zero Waste-to-Landfill: It’s Not Just for Manufacturing Anymore

Jul 21, 2017 9:35 AM ET - When we talk about waste going to landfill it’s usually about one of two sources: manufacturing or the dinner table. But what about all the connector points that a product hits before it gets to you? Here at Nestlé we are taking a whole supply chain...

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Through Code Conference Lens: How Tech is Breaking the Barriers to Addressing Societal Challenges

Jul 21, 2017 9:15 AM ET - When we think about the future of our digital world, we are seeing an increasingly decentralized approach to initiating change. This approach, coupled with instincts to partner and the power of networks to bring about impact, makes technology an...

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VIDEO | Sands Cares: Las Vegas Sands' Corporate Giving Program

Jul 21, 2017 9:10 AM ET - Las Vegas Sands’ global corporate giving program, Sands Cares, integrates our philanthropic work worldwide, including financial giving, Team Member volunteerism and in-kind support. The ultimate goal for Sands Cares is to build on our company’s...

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Unreasonable Impact | The Startup That Will Change the Way China Feeds Its Cities

Jul 21, 2017 9:05 AM ET - Beijing-based startup Alesca Life is democratizing access to fresh food by creating solutions that enable anyone anywhere to grow the safest, healthiest, and freshest produce in the most efficient way possible. Their automated indoor food production...

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Inclusive Growth: How Business Leads

Jul 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Companies are taking action on promoting inclusive growth through three main mechanisms: creating good jobs, expanding access to products, and engaging with society. Here are some examples.

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Money Talks: The Bottom Line of Our Shorelines

Jul 21, 2017 8:45 AM ET - No one gains from polluted oceans and shorelines. Yet the problem persists, so how do we inspire change? Like it or not, money talks. That’s why JetBlue has converted the value of environmental health into dollars.

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