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De Beers Group Diamond Conferences Put Botswana Centre Stage

Nov 15, 2017 8:20 AM ET - The three events were all under the umbrella of the ‘impact week’ showcase – three days (Tuesday to Thursday) designed to position Botswana as the centre of gravity for the diamond industry and the benefits it can bring. A host of high-profile...

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BAT CASE STUDY & VIDEO | Measuring the Impact of Our Community Programmes in Bangladesh

Nov 15, 2017 8:15 AM ET - Through our Probaho programme, over 170,000 people a day now benefit from better access to safe drinking water, thanks to 65 new water filtration plants we have installed. The study found that this has reduced the number of people suffering from...

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Immediate Solar Lighting for Refugees, Disaster Survivors

Nov 15, 2017 8:05 AM ET - The seemingly endless parade of natural and, in some cases, man-made disasters in 2017 has highlighted the need for public-private partnerships and innovation to ease the suffering of survivors even when permanent repairs to infrastructure may take...

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Three Best Practices to Remember When Choosing a Sustainability Framework

Nov 15, 2017 8:05 AM ET - As early trading and bartering have grown into a booming, trillion dollar world economy over the last several hundred years, so has the need for companies to reevaluate how they are participating in this economy. ...

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Marsh & McLennan Companies Releases 2015-2016 Corporate Citizenship Report

Nov 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in risk, strategy and people. This week, the company published its fifth Corporate Citizenship Report.

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How to Run With the Sustainable Development Goals

Nov 15, 2017 7:45 AM ET - The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs, also known as the Global Goals) are not just for the environmental or social impact sector. In fact, they are designed for everyone as they can serve as inspiration for every person, company...

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Sodexo Becomes a Leading Player in Sports & Leisure Globally With the Acquisition of Centerplate

Nov 15, 2017 4:10 AM ET - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, and Olympus Partners announced today that Sodexo has signed an agreement to acquire Centerplate, Inc. a provider of food and beverage, merchandise and hospitality services at sports facilities,...

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Westpac Group 2017 Sustainability Performance Report Shows Strong Progress Against Strategy

Nov 14, 2017 8:00 PM ET - This year Westpac Group marked an extraordinary milestone in Australia’s history – becoming the nation’s first company to celebrate its 200th year in business.

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Iconic U.S. Companies to Participate in a Business Showcase of Climate Action at COP23

Nov 14, 2017 6:25 PM ET - Corporate leaders from iconic U.S. companies will explore their efforts to help decarbonize the American economy at the U.S. Business Showcase hosted in the U.S. Climate Action Center at COP23 in Bonn, Germany. 2017 has been a remarkable year for...

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Sustainable Growth at Citi

Nov 14, 2017 5:00 PM ET - As part of our continued support of the Paris Agreement and our own efforts to protect the environment, we’re making notable progress on our commitment to finance $100 billion in clean energy, infrastructure and technology projects that are helping...

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Sappi's Emergency Response Team is Volunteer-Based and Award Winning

Nov 14, 2017 5:00 PM ET - Fifty Sappi employees volunteer to staff the Somerset Emergency Response Team (ERT).

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Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Educators Learn Computational Thinking to Prepare Students for 21st Century Careers

Nov 14, 2017 4:15 PM ET - Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Discovery Education have announced the continuation of their Ignite My Future in School program in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Teachers will receive professional development, educational resources and...

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Mohawk Sustainability VP Bandy Opens Greenbuild Plenary

Nov 14, 2017 4:05 PM ET - George Bandy, vice president of sustainability for Mohawk Industries, heralded in the Greenbuild Plenary last week as the special session’s opening speaker. Bandy brought energy and inspiration to the main stage of the Boston Convention &...

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Legg Mason Issues 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Nov 14, 2017 3:45 PM ET - 2017 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced today it has published its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, for fiscal year 2017. This report reflects the combined effort and contribution of professionals within the firm and across our...

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Two Unintended Consequences of Your Supply Chain Assessment, and How to Avoid Them

Nov 14, 2017 3:35 PM ET - Regularly, you work to prepare a comprehensive supply chain assessment. Hours are spent building a robust questionnaire for your tier 1 suppliers. The goal is a 100% response rate, so that you have valuable intelligence to manage and improve your...

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Michael R. Bloomberg Commits $50 Million to International Effort to Move Beyond Coal, Reinforcing Leadership on Global Climate Action

Nov 14, 2017 3:15 PM ET - Just after announcing a renewed commitment of $64 million to the Beyond Coal campaign in the United States and during this year’s UN Climate Conference COP 23 in Bonn, Germany, Michael R. Bloomberg, U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities...

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Environmental Responsibility at MGM National Harbor

Nov 14, 2017 3:10 PM ET - MGM National Harbor was designed and built with sustainability in the forefront, making it a premier eco-luxury destination. Although Maryland did not require that we meet this standard, MNH achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Design) Gold...

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Wells Fargo Surpasses 50,000 Winter Coats to Chicago Students

Nov 14, 2017 3:00 PM ET - Wells Fargo & Company volunteers will surpass the 50,000 mark this week in the bank’s eighth-consecutive year of delivering winter coats to Chicago students across the city. Children at 11 schools will receive free outerwear ahead of frigid...

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Whirlpool Honors Veterans During Morning Ceremony

Nov 14, 2017 3:00 PM ET - Whirlpool Corporation honored its veterans with a flag-raising ceremony as part of Veterans Day celebrations at the company's plant in Greenville, Ohio...

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COP 23: Leaving the World a Better Place for Generations to Come

Nov 14, 2017 3:00 PM ET - This year’s “Conference of the Parties,” or COP, is officially underway. Now in its 23rd year, organizations have an opportunity to understand its purpose and meaning for the public and private sectors. The COP traces its roots back to the Rio Earth...

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Reflections from Uganda: Partnerships to Eliminate Disease

Nov 14, 2017 2:50 PM ET - There is nothing more inspiring to me than observing the direct impact that collaboration and partnership can have on communities in need. Last month, I was fortunate to join Pfizer colleagues and partners on a trip to Moroto, Uganda. We journeyed...

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Whirlpool Salutes Its 51 Veterans

Nov 14, 2017 2:45 PM ET - Whirlpool Cleveland honored its employees for Veterans Day. The special event was just one of many gatherings hosted by Whirlpool Corporation at plants across the nation.

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Whirlpool Veterans Honored With Luncheon

Nov 14, 2017 2:30 PM ET - Shenita Patterson didn’t know her experience in the Army would come into play when she joined Whirlpool Corp. Four years after joining the company’s employee resource group for veterans, Patterson is appreciative of what the appliance maker has done...

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The Diabetes Research Institute: Moving Groundbreaking Research From the Lab to Patients

Nov 14, 2017 2:15 PM ET - November is Diabetes Awareness month, and a time to elevate the dialogue about how this disease affects millions of people across the world. For those living with and managing the disease every day, a world free from the pain and suffering of...

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Hour of Code 2017: Unlock an Exciting New World by Taking a ‘Hero’s Journey’

Nov 14, 2017 1:55 PM ET - In a few weeks, people around the world will celebrate Computer Science Education Week. Millions of kids and others will participate in an Hour of Code, a global call to action to spend an hour learning the basics of coding. Today, it’s my privilege...

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