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Scotiabank is Proud of its Involvement with the LGBT+ Community

Sep 21, 2017 8:45 AM ET - Scotiabank is proud to support Canada's largest LGBT+ Student Conference for over 10 years – the Out on Bay Street Conference. ...

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In the World: The Mentor Helping Girls Reach Their Potential

Sep 21, 2017 8:35 AM ET - Rachel Scandling, Strategy and Optimisation Lead, left a career in the Royal Navy to join Barclays two years ago. She tells us about volunteering as a mentor to girls from disadvantaged backgrounds – and why she’s passionate about helping people...

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Education Bridging the Digital Divide for Refugees in Malawi

Sep 21, 2017 8:25 AM ET - One way to empower refugees to break the cycle of poverty is by bridging the digital divide through education—and that’s where HP and Microsoft come in.

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‘Worldwide 25% of Emissions Come from Transportation’

Sep 21, 2017 8:20 AM ET - “Worldwide 25 per cent of emissions come from transportation”,, said Maria Mendiluce, Managing Director - Natural Capital, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), during the ‘3rd Business and Climate Summit 2017’.

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Keeping Yosemite Green: The Zero Landfill Initiative

Sep 21, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Over four million visitors come to Yosemite National Park every year. Between visitors and park staff we end up with nearly 2,200 tons of garbage annually. This is not the legacy anyone intends to leave behind.

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National Geographic Announces Winners of ‘Chasing Genius’, a Global Call for Transformational Ideas to Improve the Well-Being of Our People and Planet

Sep 21, 2017 7:35 AM ET - 21st Century Fox’s National Geographic recently announced the winners of Chasing Genius, a digital community launched in June with GSK Consumer Healthcare. Nat Geo and GSK crowdsourced ideas from their audiences and chose three critical areas where...

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Gildan Partners With the Word on the Street Literary Festival

Sep 20, 2017 9:00 PM ET - For the sixth year, Gildan partners with The Word On The Street, Canada's largest open-air book and magazine festival, promoting Canadian literature and the fight against illiteracy. Gildan is pleased to be a sponsor of the festival, which will...

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Aflac Japan

Sep 20, 2017 8:05 PM ET - Working with teams based in Aflac U.S. and Aflac Japan, June Howard utilizes her role to empower and inspire women in the workplace. In this section, we’ll reveal the strides Aflac Japan has made in promoting diversity within their workforce...

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Biodiversity Conservation Demonstrating Gains in Ghana

Sep 20, 2017 7:25 PM ET - Newmont Ghana is working in collaboration with the Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) and the Wildlife Division of the Ghana Forestry Commission to ensure sustainable biodiversity conservation.

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Princess Cruises Donates $25,000 to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Sep 20, 2017 6:30 PM ET - rincess Cruises presented its first donation from the Princess Animal Welfare Sponsor (PAWS) to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) in the amount of $25,000. PAWS was established by Princess Cruises to donate a portion of proceeds from...

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As the Clintons Step Back From Global Stage, Bloomberg Steps Up

Sep 20, 2017 4:10 PM ET - For more than a decade, the Clinton Global Initiative was the star-studded marquee attraction during the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, a place where heads of state, celebrities, billionaire philanthropists and business...

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CSX Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for Seventh Consecutive Year

Sep 20, 2017 4:05 PM ET - CSX (Nasdaq: CSX) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the seventh consecutive year, recognizing the company’s leadership in sustainable and responsible business practices. CSX was the only U.S.-based railroad and...

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Caterpillar's Community Impact

Sep 20, 2017 4:00 PM ET - Our success contributes to the social stability of regions around the world. Caterpillar and our employees focus on contributing time and resources to promoting the health and welfare of communities in which we work and live. We conduct our business...

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Aramark Team Members Around the Globe Join Forces to Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Sep 20, 2017 3:15 PM ET - More than 10,000 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members, including chefs, dietitians and human resources experts, will volunteer to support community centers and nonprofit organizations in the communities where they live and work, on Aramark Building...

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Live #CiscoChat September 21st: Developing Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve Large-Scale Impact

Sep 20, 2017 2:50 PM ET - Big issues call for big solutions. Declining community health, poor economic sustainability, and insufficient access to education are just a few of societal challenges we face. But when governments, companies, and nonprofits collaborate...

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Connected Living Teams up With UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, Sodexo and Other Leading Organizations to Support Families for World Alzheimer’s Day

Sep 20, 2017 2:45 PM ET - In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, Connected Living, a provider of social networking services to families and senior citizens, announced today that it has pledged to donate 15 percent of all proceeds from their app services to...

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Turning Dreams Into Reality, One Small-Business Owner at a Time

Sep 20, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Small-business owners share how support from financial institutions — and Wells Fargo’s Diverse Community Capital program — changed their lives and helped them live out their dreams.

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LA Galaxy Foundation Partners with Fox Searchlight Pictures to Conclude Four-Part Women’s Leadership Series at Regal L.A. LIVE: BARCO Innovation Center

Sep 20, 2017 1:30 PM ET - AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation concluded its Women’s Leadership Series presented by Herbalife Nutrition with a panel discussion and complimentary advance screening of the film BATTLE OF THE SEXES on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Regal L.A. LIVE: BARCO...

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9/11 Day of Service Through Pro Bono

Sep 20, 2017 1:05 PM ET - The Taproot Foundation gathered nonprofits and skilled volunteers across the country to celebrate 9/11 Day of Service through pro bono, supported by American Express. Organizations in New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San...

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BSR Announces Lead Role in Organizing Business Participation at the Global Climate Action Summit 2018

Sep 20, 2017 1:00 PM ET - A statement from BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer on the Global Climate Action Summit 2018, hosted by the State of California and Governor Jerry Brown.

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Driving Social Sustainability Through Volunteerism

Sep 20, 2017 12:55 PM ET - Conducting operations while not depleting the resources these operations depend on is the pinnacle of any company pursuing sustainability. With countless factors to consider when tackling environmental or economically sustainable initiatives, many...

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Ecocentricity Blog: Taking a Bite Out of Designed Obsolescence

Sep 20, 2017 12:30 PM ET - Apple is a massive company with global influence. If they set ambitious goals, and then achieve them, the impact will be immense and go beyond their own balance sheet and impact report.

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Morgan Stanley Announces New Goal of Carbon Neutrality for Global Operations by 2022

Sep 20, 2017 12:20 PM ET - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced a new goal to achieve carbon neutrality for global operations by 2022. Underpinning this goal is a long-standing commitment to reducing energy consumption, improving energy efficiency and procuring renewable...

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Our Disposable Society: From Plastics to Prisons

Sep 20, 2017 12:00 PM ET - Plastic and prisons: two of America’s most toxic habits. Happily there are people working to create alternatives. This week on Sea Change Radio we learn about a new type of flexible compostable packaging, developed by Israeli entrepreneur, Daphna...

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