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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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A Vision for a Healthy India

Jul 21, 2017 8:30 AM ET - What are some of the challenges facing India from a food safety perspective? India is a large country with a population of 1.3 billion. About 200 million suffer people from various forms of malnutrition and under-nutrition...

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Use VSD Compressors, Save Energy (and Money)

Jul 21, 2017 8:25 AM ET - Whether you call it VFD, frequency converter or inverter, VSD technology by any other name is just as efficient. On average, VSD compressors use about 35 percent less energy than their fixed-speed counter parts. But what does a 35 percent reduction...

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Social Responsibility in a Time of Change

Jul 21, 2017 8:05 AM ET - The path to “social responsibility” is not a direct one, and it’s one that is navigated in an environment that is constantly shifting. So how should a company achieve social responsibility in a situation that is buffeted by change?

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The Rise of Employee Engagement Through Social Action

Jul 21, 2017 8:05 AM ET - ​Companies are under increasing pressure from stakeholders to demonstrate their commitment to social and environmental initiatives. Whether it’s providing shelter or meals for homeless families, increasing funding for educational programs or...

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Forging The Path to 2020

Jul 21, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Imagine starting every business day by putting a match to a bundle of currency – thousands of dollars, maybe more, gone. It certainly wouldn’t make sense. And yet every day, businesses do just that - by producing and perpetuating waste. Every move a...

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Call for Corporate Social Responsibility Speakers

Jul 21, 2017 8:00 AM ET - ACCP, as is tradition, looks to the leaders in corporate social responsibility to help shape the agenda for ACCP: The Conference.

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Weatherford Hosts High School STEM Externs

Jul 21, 2017 8:00 AM ET - We have to brag on our Weatherford IPAA/PESA summer externs from Westside High School and Young Women's College Preparatory Academy. Over the course of their two-week externship they met with more than 25 mentors from 12 business and technical...

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Measuring Natural Capital and Practicing the Circular Economy

Jul 21, 2017 7:55 AM ET - We recently launched the Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit, a brand new resource to help companies implement the Natural Capital Protocol. The Protocol and Toolkit help businesses address natural capital depletion by improving understanding,...

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Huddle Up Providing Scholarships to Oregon Kids

Jul 21, 2017 5:00 AM ET - Safeway and Albertsons has partnered with KGWNews and The Harrington Family Foundation to improve access to higher education for low-income students in Oregon. The Harrington Family Foundation's Quarterback Scholarship invests in local...

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Case Study: Fostering Inclusion and Diversity

Jul 20, 2017 7:40 PM ET - Our commitment to recognize, respect and leverage each other's differences and similarities extends beyond the mine and into the communities where we operate...

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