Allstate believes that there are no challenges we cannot meet if all Americans work together, if we listen to each other, and if we compromise for the common good. But no one can stay on the sidelines. Everyone must take ownership and provide leadership in these challenging times. Major corporations are no exception. That's why Allstate commissioned a survey aimed at bridging the gap between Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
For nearly two decades, the annual Renewable Energy Markets (REM) conference has defined and expanded marketplace opportunities for clean power. Bridging the interests of renewable energy generators, sellers, and utilities with those of purchasers, policymakers, and the communities that benefit from clean energy, REM is the nation's premier forum for the energy community to gather, learn from each other, and recognize best practices for promoting renewable energy. It is organized by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions and co-sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Technology is a powerful tool that helps us manage our precious resources — through smart grids, efficient data centers and electronic health records — to name a few examples. While technology can change the world for the better, we must also ensure we minimize the environmental impact of the products we make while helping our customers further reduce the impact of their IT. At Dell, we are committed to helping customers compute more while consuming less and design next-generation solutions that can make a positive impact on the world we share.
Pearson’s purpose is to help people make progress in their lives through learning. This purpose informs and shapes our company strategy and is the starting point of our responsibility framework. Our 2012 CR Report highlights delivery against three key priorities: raising literacy levels, improving learning outcomes and contributing to competitiveness. Discover more about what these priorities mean to us, explore our reporting measures and achievements and learn about our commitments for the coming year.
Union Pacific has stood the test of time because we make business decisions for the long-term, taking into account the well-being of our people, customers, communities and shareholders. Today, Union Pacific plays a more critical role than ever in delivering the goods American families and businesses use daily. To meet this responsibility, we are constantly looking to refine our processes, in turn helping seed the sustainable success of our customers and communities. We set sustainability and citizenship goals, and are proud to report our progress in the following key areas:
Promoting environmental sustainability is good for Citi and our clients around the world. This belief, reflected in our dedication to 1) reducing our operational footprint, 2) actively managing environmental and social risks, and 3) financing environmental business opportunities, is fundamentally tied to our overall strategy of creating the best outcomes for our clients and customers with financial solutions that are simple, creative and responsible. While we categorize our environmental sustainability actions into these three areas, our approach is integrated.
Keep America Beautiful’s national programs change attitudes and behaviors; above all, they educate and teach individual responsibility toward one’s environment.
The GlaxoSmithKline Opportunity Scholarship Awards are awarded each year to college students who have overcome difficult circumstances. They are changing their lives through higher education and their stories are truly inspirational. Our work with communities | Education Programs
At Panera Bread®, we believe in giving back to our local communities. We have worked to help combat the problem of hunger for over 25 years, since we first began donating our unsold bread and baked goods to local organizations. Since then, over efforts in the hunger space have grown to include various charitable initiatives, donations and numerous other efforts. Panera’s various programs are designed to feed people in need, raise the level of awareness about food insecurity in this country, and provide a vehicle for people to help one another.