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Join Our Quest for an Alzheimer’s Cure

Nov 13, 2017 12:50 PM ET - Alzheimer’s disease is an overwhelming degenerative condition for individuals and the family members who care for them. Yet there is hope in the promise of new research. Donors can help bring that promise to fruition by supporting innovative, high-...

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WEBINAR: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan

Nov 13, 2017 12:30 PM ET - Are you interested in how companies are scaling their clean energy use? General Motors’ global manager of renewable energy, Rob Threlkeld, and Lily Donge, principal of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewable Center, will lead a free...

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Astellas USA Foundation Grant Supports Free Physicals During Special Olympics Illinois’ 19th Annual MedFest

Nov 13, 2017 12:25 PM ET - For those living with intellectual disabilities, subtle stigma and discrimination can compromise the quality of health care they receive. To address this issue, Astellas USA Foundation provided a grant and recruited Astellas volunteers to support SO...

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Kimberly-Clark Asks You to Pause When You Flush This World Toilet Day

Nov 13, 2017 12:05 PM ET - Globally, 1 in 3 people don’t have access to a clean and safe toilet according to the World Health Organization. This Sunday, on World Toilet Day, we are encouraging people to pause while they flush and consider how the lack of basic sanitation...

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New Report Finds Clean Energy Investment Trends Are Improving Investment Returns

Nov 13, 2017 11:50 AM ET - As investors converge in Bonn, Germany this week for the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties, or COP23, to showcase how they are taking action to reduce the nation’s carbon footprint, a new report released today by the sustainability...

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Business Leaders Applaud Progress on Regional Approach to Cut Transportation Emissions

Nov 13, 2017 11:50 AM ET - As global leaders meet in Bonn to discuss efforts to tackle climate change, 7 states and the District of Columbia announced a regional stakeholder process in pursuit of policies to reduce emissions in the transportation sector. These states have...

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National Grid and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to Collaborate on Transmission Grid Modernization and Energy Storage Research

Nov 13, 2017 11:30 AM ET - National Grid, a leading US transmission company, and the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have entered into an agreement to work together on research in the areas of transmission grid modernization and energy storage...

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Over 7,800 Hours Volunteered by Xylem Employees During Global Month of Service

Nov 13, 2017 11:30 AM ET - To commemorate its anniversary in October, Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, held its second annual Global Month of Service. Embracing the goals of Xylem’s corporate...

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Business Value of Pro Bono: Innovate and Adapt

Nov 13, 2017 11:30 AM ET - Pro bono service is a powerful way to drive social change. Yet, many corporate employees looking to bring pro bono service to their company struggle to get buy-in from leadership and other key stakeholders. Although these stakeholders may understand...

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The Secret to Aging Well

Nov 13, 2017 11:25 AM ET - I just turned 60. It’s an interesting age. Passed the years of fearing the “F’s” (The Big 40 & 50), I have found this birthday easy to embrace. I’m more confident and knowledgeable and less insecure about the march of time across my limbs. I am...

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Hotel Industry Teams up With World Wildlife Fund and The Rockefeller Foundation to Reduce Food Waste

Nov 13, 2017 11:10 AM ET - Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, unveil results from a set of projects demonstrating innovative strategies aimed at reducing food waste in the...

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Internet Essentials: Military and Veterans

Nov 13, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Josh Delano is the father of two school age daughters, a Navy veteran, and a full-time student in the Electrical Engineering Department at Fresno State. He is also a part of the more than 4 million low-income Americans that have benefitted from the...

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Recovering Value from Exploration & Production Waste

Nov 13, 2017 11:00 AM ET - There’s a Renaissance in Texas’ Permian Basin. Not a renaissance of art or literature, but of oil. In the past year, the number of active drill rigs operating in the local area has tripled. More exploration and production (E&P) = more solids and...

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Hey COP23: Bitcoin Miners Exploding CO2 Emissions!

Nov 13, 2017 10:45 AM ET - New Scientist reports Bitcoin miners conspicuous consumption of (mostly fossil-based) electricity at 23.07 terawatts annually, see "Bitcoin Energy Bill Matches Ecuador's!" “Thus, COP23’s newest challenge is from the growing...

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Bechtel CASE STUDY & PODCAST: Rethinking Construction, Workforce Development, and Local Economic Development

Nov 13, 2017 10:25 AM ET - As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines how large-scale construction projects can be transformative by shifting from local content...

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Hormel Foods Announces 2017 Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients

Nov 13, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Hormel Foods Corporation today announced the recipients of its $10,000 2017 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program was created by Hormel Foods to support female students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in...

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VIDEO: 250 Charities Benefit from 2017 Shire's Global Day of Service

Nov 13, 2017 10:10 AM ET - This year, over 7,300 Shire employees volunteered 29,000 hours and we partnered with over 250 charities in 300 global locations. ...

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Recycled Garbage: Paving the Way to a Sustainable Future

Nov 13, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Recyclable waste may literally pave the way to a sustainable future. Around the world, an increasing number of urban planners and engineers are utilizing recycled garbage and turning it into viable, environmentally friendly infrastructure. In...

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INFOGRAPHIC | eBay Everyday Heroes: Feeding the Hungry

Nov 13, 2017 9:55 AM ET - Millions of Senior Citizens struggle with hunger on a daily basis. Learn how a nonprofit is using eBay to help deliver food to those in need.

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Nestlé USA and Nestlé Purina PetCare Earn Top Scores in 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Nov 13, 2017 9:45 AM ET - Nestlé USA and Nestlé Purina PetCare received scores of 95% and 100% respectively on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

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Bringing Education to Rural India Through Technology

Nov 13, 2017 9:45 AM ET - In September, 8 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) employee volunteers traveled to Pune, India, as part of the HPE Leadership Through Service program. Their mission: to enhance a digital platform that will improve provide educational opportunities to...

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LIXIL Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the First Time

Nov 13, 2017 9:45 AM ET - LIXIL Group Corporation, a global leader in the housing and buildings industry, announced that for the first time it has earned a place in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its sustainability performance. LIXIL Group was included in...

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Sands Cares and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth host Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit at The Venetian

Nov 13, 2017 9:30 AM ET - Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Las Vegas Sands, with our continuous efforts to combat youth homelessness and dedication to being a good corporate citizen through our corporate giving program,...

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Diabetes Research Institute Foundation: Focused on Finding a Cure

Nov 13, 2017 9:30 AM ET - During November’s Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day on November 14, our communities take notice of this global health threat that continues to grow. Diabetes is a disease that can strike anyone, from any walk of life. And it does at an...

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Mark Your Calendar: Dinner at Wendy’s on November 14!

Nov 13, 2017 9:25 AM ET - On Tuesday, November 14 between the hours of 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm, 15% of restaurant sales from customers who visit a participating Wendy’s restaurant for dinner will be donated to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption® in recognition of National...

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