Nearly all Americans (92%) believe breast cancer is a critical cause for corporations to support, but just 26 percent feel companies have had a significant positive impact. Moreover, only half (52%) of consumers believe their individual breast cancer-related purchases make a difference, according to the 2012 Cone Communications Breast Cancer Trend Tracker.
Market volatility, uneven globalization, and complex regulations continue to challenge business leaders charged with managing value chains and delivering energy services. To succeed in this competitive marketplace, both emerging players and established companies must evaluate political and economic risks as they respond to consumer needs. In response, Harvard Business School Executive Education has developed the Global Energy Seminar.
The CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery and its employees support their local community by donating thousands of volunteer hours each year, from mentoring young students in school to helping the elderly in their community, and donating millions of dollars . The Corpus Christi Community Advisory Council, supported by CITGO, is a constant forum for open dialogue between the company and neighborhood community leaders and residents, addressing mutual concerns and recommending actions that are beneficial to both groups.
More than 300 communities across the United States and the United Kingdom have implemented Recyclebank. Over the course of a year, an average family can earn hundreds of points that can be redeemed for special rewards. Recyclebank members earn an average of $160 in rewards value each year. Learn about the communities that have implemented Recyclebank.
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is the title sponsor of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. The tournament began in 1938 and is held at the TPC Louisiana, which is the fourth venue to host the New Orleans Classic. Since becoming the title sponsor in 2005, Zurich, a leading multi-line insurance provider in North America and around the globe, has raised - together with the Fore!Kids Foundation - nearly $8 million for more than 40 charities that serve more than 200,000 children in need throughout southeastern Louisiana.
CleanMed is the premier national environmental conference for leaders in health care sustainability. Presented annually by nonprofit organizations Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth, CleanMed inspires the health care sector to implement sustainable, environmentally friendly practices. For more information, visit www.cleanmed.org and follow @JNJStories for Twitter updates from the conference.
Lace Up for the Cure® Goes High Fashion In honor of breast cancer awareness month, we're painting the runway pink. New Balance has partnered with NYC-based designer, Jacqueline Quinn, to create a one-of-a-kind dress using materials from the 860v2, our official Race for the Cure® running shoe. Get involved Join the conversation @NBGivesBack
Join the Sodexo fight against food waste. Stopping food waste is one of the quickest ways to curb climate change. Think about it. Americans throw out 25 percent of the food they prepare – that’s a quarter of your dinner plate or two slices from a whole pizza. Then what? The waste ends up in a landfill where it creates lots of damage. No, it doesn’t just biodegrade as you might think. Food waste creates methane gas, which is at least 21 times more potent than carbon dioxide. Methane wrecks the ozone layer and heats up the planet. You can stop it today.