Together with The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, HMH announced a commitment at the Clinton Global Initiative Conference in September 2012 to provide more than two million children with access to safer, healthier, more effective learning environments. We joined the Green Apple initiative, a cause marketing campaign that raises awareness that where we learn matters.
Included in this campaign are the 2013 ReportAlerts, the report announcement service for the Global Corporate Responsibility (CR) Community from CorporateRegister.com. Learn how to announce your report.
If the world is going to feed nine billion people by 2050, there needs to be a huge collective effort from business, development agencies, NGOs, aid organisations, and governments to inspire and support the next generation of farmers.
More than a decade ago Sappi Fine Paper North America established the Ideas that Matter grant program to recognize and support designers who generously donate their time and talent to a wide range of charitable activities. Since 1999, Ideas that Matter has funded over 500 nonprofit projects, contributing $12 million worldwide to causes that enhance our lives, our communities and our planet. Sappi believes that the creative ideas of designers can have an impact beyond the aesthetic and that those ideas can be a powerful force for social good.
Design entails a unique combination of creativity, strategy, and execution that business is embracing across the board, from MBA programs to multinational corporations, from branding to development strategy.
Since 2005, Caterpillar has published an annual sustainability report, with detailed performance information and data and highlights about specific projects that support our sustainable development efforts. Each year the report serves as the flagship document for stakeholders to understand Caterpillar’s commitment to sustainability. Read more in Caterpillar's 2012 Sustainability Report
HMH’s Community Investment Councils (CICs) are designed to empower our employees around the world to make a difference in their local communities. After a three-site pilot in 2011, HMH now runs CIC programs in 12 major offices. Throughout 2012, these teams of employee volunteers worked with their local colleagues to organize nearly 180 office-wide volunteer events and fundraisers, and award resources—including employee time, HMH products,and funds—to non-profits in their local area.
Lincoln's Legacy is a three-year initiative designed to educate children and adults on the historical relevance of President Abraham Lincoln, as well as the continued importance of freedom and opportunity to America’s future. The initiative coincides with the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, and culminates in 2015 with the 150th anniversary of the adoption of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.