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An Unprecedent Study on French People’s Opinion on Philanthropy

Feb 5, 2018 9:45 AM ET - On October 2017, Admical, a Paris-based NGO and the French Local Authority of the Global Exchange, published a first-of-its-kind study in partnership with the institute of studies Kantar Public, which aimed to understand French people’s opinion on...

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Samsung Challenges Students Around the World to Tackle Sustainable Development Issues Through STEAM Skills

Feb 5, 2018 8:45 AM ET - Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today brought teachers and students from 5 countries together at the United Nations to find solutions for sustainable development issues around the globe. As part of the Global Classroom STEAM Challenge, the student...

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CITGO and Habitat for Humanity Rebuild and Restore Homes Following Hurricane Harvey

Feb 3, 2018 5:40 PM ET - CITGO Petroleum Corporation is donating up to $1.4 million to Habitat for Humanity with the immediate goal of rebuilding approximately 22 homes in the Rockport, Texas community. The partnership is part of the CITGO Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives...

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New Regulations in California Brought More Haulers into the Food Recovery World

Feb 2, 2018 2:00 PM ET - In the nearly two years since California's commercial organics diversion mandate took effect, it has created unique opportunities for waste and recycling service providers to step outside their comfort zones. For Republic Services, that has meant...

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Michigan 2-1-1: State-of-the-Art Planning Keeps Residents Warm

Feb 2, 2018 12:15 PM ET - Last month, when sub-zero temperatures swept through Midwestern and Northeastern states, one centralized agency in Michigan was already marshalling resources to help those in need. Michigan 2-1-1, a state-supported consortium of nonprofits,...

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Marina Bay Sands Team Members Share: What Volunteerism Means to Me

Feb 2, 2018 10:05 AM ET - When Mount Pinatubo erupted on the Luzon Island of the Philippines in 1991, hundreds of people lost their lives while thousands were displaced. It was the second largest eruption recorded in recent history. Marina Bay Sands’ Operational Evaluation...

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Race Weekend: Bank Awards Top Finishers Of Student Run/Relay

Feb 2, 2018 10:00 AM ET - SCOTIABANK awarded the top finishers of the Student Run Relay segment of the Annual Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend. The top finishers, in the straight and mixed divisions, were presented with trophies and giftbags during a special ceremony hosted...

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Response to WSJ’s “Stocks Weren’t Made for Social Climbing”

Feb 2, 2018 9:15 AM ET - Andy Kessler made some interesting points in his piece, “Stocks Weren’t Made for Social Climbing." Chiefly, we at CECP: The CEO Force for Good, agree with his emphasis on the importance of profits. The issue is how you get there and how to...

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Two-Time Cancer Survivor, Maressa Williams Joins iCause Advisory Board

Feb 2, 2018 8:00 AM ET - iCause joins forces with two-time cancer survivor, philanthropist, and daughter of Montel Williams, Maressa Williams. Maressa and her father were featured on the Dr. OZ show in 2013, discussing how her battle with cancer sparked her passion to help...

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Caterpillar Invests in FIRST Robotics and Future Workplace

Feb 2, 2018 8:00 AM ET - With the United States significantly behind in producing a qualified science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce, Caterpillar is dedicated to building a global engineering talent pipeline critical not only to our continued global...

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AIDA Donates 10,000 Euros to “Orang-Utans in Not” Association

Feb 1, 2018 3:00 PM ET - On AIDAprima's cruise around the Canaries and Madeira, a very special guest was on board for the daily talkshow aboard: Julia Cissewski (45), who works with the Max Planck Institute in the area of evolutionary anthropology, and is the...

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FCA Brings Passion to Our Work and to Our Community

Feb 1, 2018 11:20 AM ET - FCA embraces our responsibility to contribute constructively to the greater community. To support our belief that we can be an agent of positive change, FCA promotes a varied range of initiatives: activities to support community development,...

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CITGO Lemont Provides Food, Coats and Toys to Local Families During Holidays

Feb 1, 2018 10:35 AM ET - During the recent holiday season and extreme winter weather, the CITGO Lemont Refinery generously supported employee-led initiatives to provide food, clothing and toys to local families. Refinery employees lead an annual food drive prior to...

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Do You Know a Young Problem Solver? The AT&T and Imagination.org Inventor's Challenge Is Back

Feb 1, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Every year, we see new inventions that solve problems and entertain. 2017 brought us a smartphone with face recognition, an electric vehicle for the masses and a stress-relieving toy everyone from your 5-year-old to your grandmother was obsessed...

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In the World: Teaching Tech Skills to Refugees

Feb 1, 2018 8:45 AM ET - Gabriel Abebrese and Gunnar Schoenig both volunteer with the charity App Camps, which gives young people, including refugees, the skills to start a career in tech. The two Barclaycard employees tell us about the satisfaction they get from helping...

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Five Social Impact Trends That Inspire Us

Feb 1, 2018 7:25 AM ET - For purpose-driven companies, these are interesting times. We have always believed that our mission at Salesforce is to improve the state of the world. In fact, studies show that purpose is a number one driver behind business success. Brand...

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Arrow Electronics Employees Support Food Bank in Neu-Isenburg

Jan 31, 2018 1:05 PM ET - Employees from the Arrow Electronics office in Neu-Isenburg, Germany recently volunteered their time at local food bank Speisekammer. For several weeks, Arrow employees helped food bank staff transport, unpack and dispense food to the low-income...

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Major League Baseball Players Provide $50,000 Grant to Water Mission in Support of Puerto Rico Recovery

Jan 30, 2018 6:00 PM ET - The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced it will provide a $50,000 grant to Water Mission in support of the nonprofit’s relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. The grant is another example of the Players Trust’s ongoing “Returning...

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The Letter That We’ve Been Waiting For

Jan 30, 2018 3:45 PM ET - You’ve read it, right? The Larry Fink, Blackrock’s CEO, open letter to CEOs. The letter that says what we all believe. If you haven’t, read it now. Go ahead. I’ll wait. It is that important.

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In Michigan, Walk for Warmth Combines Corporate and Grassroots Action to Help With Winter Heating Costs

Jan 30, 2018 2:30 PM ET - As within much of the U.S., economic prospects have improved across Michigan. But a recent report concluded that the poverty rate actually increased in about half of the state’s communities over the past decade. And with winter now blanketing...

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Guest Post: Timberland Shares Best Practices and Lessons Learned at Corporate Service Council Meeting in Atlanta

Jan 30, 2018 11:00 AM ET - Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend and participate in the 2018 Points of Light Corporate Service Council (CSC) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Those of us who arrived on Sunday January 14th were invited to the Annual Martin...

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KeyBank Offers Free Tax Preparation Services at Nine Super Refund Saturday Events on February 3

Jan 30, 2018 10:00 AM ET - KeyBank will host its annual Super Refund Saturday event on February 3, 2018, partnering with organizations in nine communities to provide free tax season and post-tax season support. For 13 years on Super Refund Saturday, KeyBank employees have...

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AT&T HELLO LAB Mentorship Program Premieres 5 Short Films on DIRECTV NOW

Jan 30, 2018 9:30 AM ET - January is National Mentoring Month, a month dedicated to promoting and encouraging youth mentoring across the country. We know that when mentors connect to young people, both are changed for the better. In fact, more than one in three students at...

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An Inside Look at How and Why FedEx Works with Road Safety NGOs Around the World

Jan 30, 2018 8:00 AM ET - There are millions of charitable nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) around the world addressing untold numbers of critical issues that keep communities from flourishing. So, why did FedEx designate one of its five philanthropic focus areas to be...

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CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston Partnership Targets Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Jan 30, 2018 6:00 AM ET - CITGO Petroleum Corporation is donating up to $6 Million to Rebuilding Together Houston with an immediate goal of repairing up to 300 homes in Houston.

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