This is the General Motors monthly corporate responsibility newsletter where we share news from the past month that ties into our corporate responsibility practices.
At Southwest Airlines, diversity means having a modern and multi-faceted workforce which gives us a key competitive advantage in the national marketplace. Our network is comprised of Employees representing a variety of backgrounds whose individual experiences help form our unique Corporate Culture. Fostering an environment that encourages diversity of ideas, knowledge and actions is paramount to our operational excellence. Read more about our Diversity Council and our dedicated outreach for the GLBT, Hispanic, African American, and Asian/Pacific Islander communities.
Sustainability is an essential component of Eastman's business, representing our culture of continuous improvement, innovation and responsibility. Sustainability makes sense for our business, but more importantly, it makes sense for our world. Our corporate strategy centers on growing our core businesses, investing in fast-growing regions with a rising middle class, forming strategic joint ventures and making acquisitions to continuously improve our product portfolio, and leveraging our sustainability advantages today and in the future.
The brand leaders of the future will be sustainable brands that successfully deliver net positive value to society. Doing less bad is not enough in tomorrow’s economy. It’s time to re-imagine and redesign our brands, business and society for a healthy, regenerative future. Design your path to success at Sustainable Brands'14 San Diego, June 2-5, 2014. Learn more: www.SB14sd.com
Founded in 2006, Global Water Challenge (GWC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) coalition of leading organizations committed to addressing water and sanitation issues. Drawing upon the experience, expertise and assets of its members, GWC is able to create partnerships that achieve far greater results than any one organization could by itself. Learn more about Global Water Challenge at www.globalwaterchallenge.org.
Each community we work in globally has individual needs. By providing effective financial solutions and engaging in creative community problem solving, we are as local as we are global. Our work centers around neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing, youth education, veterans and disaster relief.
We believe that the problems facing the planet demand real action today. Established in 2008, our CodeGreen initiative provides tangible low-carbon solutions to reduce water, energy and waste consumption at all Caesars resorts. CodeGreen enhances the first-class experience of Caesars Entertainment guests, creating healthier, cleaner communities around the world.
Charities At Work is an alliance of four national nonprofit federations that serves as the cooperative voice for more than 2,000 premier health, human service, environmental and international development charities. The Annual Charities At Work Summit is one of the country’s leading conferences on employee engagement and corporate social responsibility.
The Shared Value Leadership Summit is the only event each year which hosts the most advanced shared value practitioners in the world. Confirmed speakers now include Tony Elumelu, Ben & Jerry’s CEO Jostein Solheim, shared value pioneer Prof. Michael E. Porter, and other global leaders. Over 300 practitioners are anticipated for this event with multiple networking opportunities built into the agenda.