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De Beers Bus Deal Is Just the Ticket for Venetia

Sep 19, 2017 8:30 PM ET - The mine, working with VM Diamond Transport, wants to bring in businesses owned by historically disadvantaged South Africans to become 40 per cent shareholders in two bus companies soon to be established in Musina and Blouberg in the Limpopo...

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LA Galaxy and The Partnership for A Healthier America Team up for a Second Year in Support of “Drink Up” Initiative to Encourage Water Consumption Across Los Angeles

Sep 19, 2017 5:45 PM ET - The LA Galaxy and the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), a non-profit organization that works with the private sector to make healthier choices easier for busy parents and families, and an official partner of the club, are teaming up for a...

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Sappi North America's Environmental Responsibility: Energy and Emissions

Sep 19, 2017 4:30 PM ET - We approach environmental responsibility from a holistic perspective grounded in life cycle thinking—looking carefully at raw material use, energy generation, manufacturing and the end of life of our products. We work across the supply chain to...

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KeyBank Provides $15.1 Million in Financing to Harmony Housing for Affordable Housing Properties in North Carolina and Texas

Sep 19, 2017 4:00 PM ET - KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a total of $15.1 million through a Fannie Mae credit facility for the acquisition of five affordable housing properties in North Carolina and Texas by Harmony Housing, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization...

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Comcast NBCUniversal Makes Additional $1 Million Cash Donation to Hurricane Relief Efforts

Sep 19, 2017 3:05 PM ET - These cash donations, combined with in-kind support and funds raised through local NBCUniversal telethons for both hurricanes Irma and Harvey, raise Comcast NBCUniversal’s total contributions to almost $20 million. Comcast also has launched an On...

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One Year in, PepsiCo Reports Progress Against Performance With Purpose 2025 Goals

Sep 19, 2017 3:00 PM ET - PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) reported progress towards its ambitious Performance with Purpose 2025 Agenda sustainability goals, announced last year. The company improved performance against goals in each of the Agenda's three focus areas – Products,...

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AEG Partners With Nautica Malibu Triathlon to Raise More Than $24,000 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Sep 19, 2017 3:00 PM ET - AEG, the leading sports and live entertainment company in the world, partnered with Nautica Malibu Triathlon for the second consecutive year to raise more than $24,000 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in conjunction with the 31st annual...

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What Makes a Strong Leader in Sustainability?

Sep 19, 2017 2:35 PM ET - Work in sustainability entails immense challenges, and much of the area is uncharted. To navigate it, strong leadership is essential. For the twentieth year in a row, the GlobeScan-SustainAbility survey Sustainability Leaders has sought to answer...

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A Collaborative Approach to Solving Global Health Issues

Sep 19, 2017 2:00 PM ET - In today’s ever-changing healthcare environment, new and creative solutions are needed to accelerate advances in global health and development. Pfizer is responding to this new global picture by focusing on locally driven and collaborative...

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UNIDO, HP Inc. and the HP Foundation Extend Partnership to Promote Entrepreneurship and Job Creation in Developing Countries

Sep 19, 2017 1:25 PM ET - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), HP and the HP Foundation have renewed their partnership to further foster entrepreneurship and employment opportunities for young men and women in developing countries through...

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Performance in Watershed Context: Why It Matters and How to Approach It

Sep 19, 2017 12:00 PM ET - Discover why performance in watershed context matters and learn about Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable’s work to develop a practical tool. Since our inception, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has been focused on...

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Bettering the Lives of Citizens, One Tech Solution at a Time

Sep 19, 2017 11:30 AM ET - It’s critical to Americans’ well-being that government services are fast and reliable. We need tax returns filed and processed within minutes; automatic renewal of forms of ID; and immediate care if we get sick. To keep essential government services...

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The New ‘3Ps’ of Sustainability: Pragmatism, Perseverance and Passion

Sep 19, 2017 11:15 AM ET - In sustainability, we often talk about the “three Ps” of the triple bottom line: people, planet and profit. At GM, we use it as a framework to evaluate our performance as a company and leverage it to develop solutions to a variety of societal and...

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U.S. Chamber Foundation Announces Finalists for the 2017 Corporate Citizenship Awards

Sep 19, 2017 11:15 AM ET - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today named the 24 finalists for the 2017 Corporate Citizenship Awards. For the 18th year, and with media partner USA TODAY Network, the awards will honor businesses and chambers of commerce from around the...

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Socially Sustainable: Antea Group Employees Get Their Hands Dirty

Sep 19, 2017 10:55 AM ET - Read about how Antea Group employees volunteered to help clean up a river, plant vegetables, stock a food bank and more at our latest blog.

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Former CDC Chief Launches $225 Million Global Health Initiative

Sep 19, 2017 10:50 AM ET - Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is starting a new initiative to tackle some of global health’s thorniest issues: cardiovascular disease and epidemics.

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On the Road to #COP23 Schneider Electric Showcases Programs to Meet the Objectives of the Fight Against Climate Change

Sep 19, 2017 10:35 AM ET - After a successful COP22 in Marrakech (Morocco), the Climate Chance World Summit conference took place in Agadir, Morocco. It is the biggest event for non-state actors (local authorities, companies, NGOS, etc.) before COP23, gathering more than 300...

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Costa Cruises Partners With Winnow to Reduce Food Waste at Sea

Sep 19, 2017 10:20 AM ET - Costa Cruises is joining forces with Winnow to fight food waste, extending Costa’s deep commitment to sustainability and continuous improvement. As pioneers in the global cruise industry, Costa – the Italy-based cruise line famous for its Italian-...

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GM’s Ohio and Indiana Plants to Meet Electricity Needs With Wind

Sep 19, 2017 10:15 AM ET - All of GM’s Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities – including those that build the Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty pickup trucks – will meet their electricity needs through 100 percent renewable energy. GM is buying a...

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Supporting Young People is Key to Sustainable Business

Sep 19, 2017 10:00 AM ET - At the UN General Assembly in New York this week, an important topic is how business can contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We at Nestlé believe that supporting young people is not only core to the SDGs, but is also...

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DJSI Results Announced -- Are You In / Out? Attend Our Workshop in Collaboration with RobecoSAM in New York City on October 24th

Sep 19, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Many corporations that endeavor to be sustainable become a bit nervous as we pass Labor Day in the USA. The rebalancing of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes is traditionally announced at that time. Is my company in? Out? Increasingly, CEOs...

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Celebrating His Forever Family

Sep 19, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Jayden met his adoptive parents at 14 months old after being in foster care for nine months. His mom shared, “We never expected the adoption process to take as long as it did, but we would do it all over again! He was our son from the first day we...

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Cisco Named Sustainability Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Sep 19, 2017 9:35 AM ET - Cisco is proud to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability (DJSI) World index. We’ve been on the World Index 10 of the last 13 years. The DJSI series, a globally recognized benchmark, rates companies based on their economic, environmental, and...

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CITGO Rewards McNeese Business College Students With Scholarships

Sep 19, 2017 9:30 AM ET - CITGO Lake Charles looks for opportunities to award deserving local students for academic excellence and recently awarded $5,000 in scholarship funds to McNeese State University Business students. The MSU business scholarship recipients each...

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VIDEO | Givewith - Dell and Waterkeeper Alliance Fight Plastic Pollution

Sep 19, 2017 9:25 AM ET - This engaging video by Givewith explains the important work of Waterkeeper Alliance, a global nonprofit that protects the world’s waterways, and its partnership with Dell.

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