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Sanofi Pasteur’s Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser Continues Its Legacy With "Millions Raised, Thousands Reached"

Jul 20, 2017 7:00 PM ET - POCONO MANOR, Pa., July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – At tonight’s sold out 14th annual Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser, the largest single event fundraiser in Monroe County, $225,875 was awarded to five Monroe County-based nonprofits,...

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LA Galaxy Foundation Partners with WISE Los Angeles to Host Women’s Leadership Series at StubHub Center

Jul 20, 2017 6:45 PM ET - AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation continued its Women’s Leadership Series presented by Herbalife Nutrition with an executive leadership panel on Wednesday, July 19 at StubHub Center as part of the LA Galaxy’s Women in Soccer Night that featured a match...

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Corporate Responsibility Practitioner Roundup: Kohler

Jul 20, 2017 3:30 PM ET - In the run up to the COMMIT!Forum, CR Magazine spoke with Robert Zimmerman, director of WaSH (water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) products for Kohler. Rob leads Kohler’s efforts to develop water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) products and...

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Chain of Custody Certification an Influential Sustainability Choice for Paper and Wood Industries

Jul 20, 2017 3:30 PM ET - EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) has surpassed the milestone of 6,000 Chain of Custody (CoC) certificates issued under the Forest Stewardship Council® (...

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KeyBank Provides $142.4 Million in Financing for Affordable Housing Portfolio

Jul 20, 2017 3:00 PM ET - CLEVELAND, July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a total of $142.4 million to Harmony Housing, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing safe, clean and comfortable affordable rental housing...

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Baxter Releases Annual Corporate Responsibility Report; Announces Progress Toward Social and Environmental 2020 Goals

Jul 20, 2017 2:40 PM ET - Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), a global medical products company, today announced the publication of its 18th annual corporate responsibility report. Entitled Making a Meaningful Difference, the report details Baxter’s commitment to...

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UN Global Compact Provides Platform for Business Leaders to Take Action on the SDGs

Jul 20, 2017 2:25 PM ET - The UN Global Compact brought together leaders from business with representatives from government, the UN, civil society and academia to highlight private sector commitment to take action on the SDGs at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable...

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Caterpillar Provides Advanced Solutions to Meet a Basic Need

Jul 20, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Caterpillar and the Caterpillar Foundation are committed to reducing energy poverty so that sustainable progress is possible — progress such as sanitation and education. These are the building blocks to grow economies and improve living standards...

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97 GM Facilities Connect with Nature for World Environment Day

Jul 20, 2017 1:35 PM ET - Nearly 100 General Motors facilities participated in World Environment Day, an observation established by the United Nations. This year’s theme: “connect people to nature.” While all of GM’s manufacturing sites conduct at least one environmental...

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Pay Attention to The Ray, Urges WheelRight's John Catling

Jul 20, 2017 1:20 PM ET - Development of a connected and sustainable highway needs dedicated leaders within institutions, companies and governments. Europe should take heed of The Ray initiative in the US, argues John Catling

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New Student Art Installation Encouraging Recycling Unveiled at Grand Teton National Park Thanks to Partnership With Subaru of America

Jul 20, 2017 1:15 PM ET - Subaru of America, Inc., in partnership with Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole Public Art and the Teton County School District, recently unveiled a set of art installations designed to raise awareness of reducing waste in the park and...

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The 11th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference to Feature a Lineup of Dynamic Speakers on August 7 & 8 in Las Vegas

Jul 20, 2017 1:00 PM ET - The 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference theme is “Women Inspiring Women.” For the fourth year in a row, WLC has sold out, an indication that women are seeking career advice more than ever, organizers said. The conference will offer a wide range of...

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Congratulations to Virginia's 2017 Cox Conserves Hero - Barbara Duerk

Jul 20, 2017 12:45 PM ET - Happy #ParksAndRecreationMonth! Congratulations to Virginia's 2017 Cox Conserves Hero, Barbara Duerk! Duerk has long been a visionary force in the Roanoke Valley, known for her tireless pursuit of building a better community and equal...

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Family Farms: Passing on the Legacy

Jul 20, 2017 12:45 PM ET - Today, more than 97% of U.S. farms remain family owned and operated. The prospect of stepping away from the family farm lifestyle can have profound consequences, especially for the men and women who take pride in growing the world’s food. Many...

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Booz Allen Interns Wage War on Fake News

Jul 20, 2017 12:35 PM ET - This year, Summer Games interns are building a system that allows any reader to quickly identify a potential fake news story. Summer Games Intern Team Lead Joseph C. Montminy said, “Fake news stories can have very real and dangerous consequences...

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Bloomberg's Progress Towards 2020 Sustainability Goals

Jul 20, 2017 12:35 PM ET - Our founder’s ethos of “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” is at the core of everything we do. In 2013, we announced 2020 Targets; we summarize our progress over the past four years.

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Six Companies Who Go Global and Local With CSR

Jul 20, 2017 12:30 PM ET - What are your reasons for supporting or withholding support from specific companies? Does Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) sound familiar? Whether you’re aware of it or not, people often align with an organization's values or...

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Sahibabad, India, Green Team Conserves Water, Harvests Rain to Benefit Environment, Community

Jul 20, 2017 12:25 PM ET - Our manufacturing facility in Sahibabad, India, is in the heart of India's water crisis. The country's water shortage – caused by drought, urbanization, a dramatically increasing population and more – leaves 77 million people in India...

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College-Bound Girl Scout Starts Nonprofit to Save the Bees

Jul 20, 2017 12:20 PM ET - Two years ago, Elizabeth Klosky was brainstorming ideas with her father on what to do for her Girl Scouts Gold Award project when she had the idea to do something to protect bees. She and her father had just begun to keep bees in the yard, but when...

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From Foster Care to Forever Families

Jul 20, 2017 12:15 PM ET - In her job as an adoption recruiter for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® (WWK), Kerri Byrd often works long hours. She works continually to earn the trust of children and teenagers who have bounced around the foster care system living in home after home....

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Voya Financial Supports Professional Development of STEM Educators with New Fellowship Program

Jul 20, 2017 11:45 AM ET - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the launch of a national fellowship program for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teachers, in partnership with the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY).

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GM Student Corps Celebrates 5 Years of Enhancing Communities and Changing Young Lives

Jul 20, 2017 11:20 AM ET - Brittany Agee is well on her way toward achieving her dream of becoming a social worker. This summer, the former GM Student Corps high school intern — who’s now a junior at Alabama State University — is returning as a college intern and mentor to...

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Scotiabank Partners with The Rumie Initiative for Project North

Jul 20, 2017 11:15 AM ET - Scotiabank marks #Canada150 by partnering with @RumieInitiative to bring educational tablets to children in remote areas. #InfinitePotential

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Myth Busting: You Actually Can Install Solar Panels at Home (and It’s Easy and Affordable)

Jul 20, 2017 11:00 AM ET - "Going solar is too expensive. Too difficult. Too risky." These are all fairly common complaints about going solar. But the solar panels of 15 years ago are not the solar panels of today. In fact, with dropping costs of solar panel...

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Food Safety and Sustainability: Flip Sides of the Same Coin

Jul 20, 2017 11:00 AM ET - This is an exciting time in the specialty crops sector, filled with innovation and entrepreneurship at every level of operation, bringing consumers unprecedented levels of safety, quality, and convenience. Today’s discerning shoppers increasingly...

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