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IWBI and BBI Join Forces to Advance Healthy Buildings in the Netherlands

Apr 18, 2018 9:55 AM ET - The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and the Blue Building Institute (BBI) announced a new agreement to accelerate market transformation toward healthy buildings and communities in the Netherlands.

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CVS Health Teams up With Job Corps to Enhance Workforce Development Opportunities for Aspiring Pharmacy Technicians

Apr 18, 2018 9:30 AM ET - In its continuing commitment to expand work-based learning and externship opportunities for students studying to become pharmacy technicians, CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) today announced a new collaboration with Job Corps, the largest free residential...

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All Good, All Year Pedals on with Cycle for Survival Fundraiser

Apr 18, 2018 9:30 AM ET - Another year, another Team Viacom success story. In a continuing tradition central to Viacommunity’s All Good, All Year initiative, 24 Team Viacom employees in New York and Los Angeles joined the battle to beat rare cancers by participating in...

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What Is a #LatinoJob? HP Continues Diversity Push with Powerful Message for Latino Recruits

Apr 18, 2018 9:15 AM ET - What happens when we confront stereotypes head-on? Sometimes, it makes for uncomfortable—but important—conversations.

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Impact at Work: WakeEd Partnership Project Spotlight

Apr 18, 2018 9:15 AM ET - I had the exciting opportunity to interview Nancy Merritt and Tim Lavallee of WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd), a nonprofit organization in Raleigh, North Carolina that engages, informs, and mobilizes the business community and community-at-large in...

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Timberland Wardrobe Values Survey Uncovers Consumer Eco-Fashion Behaviors

Apr 18, 2018 9:00 AM ET - In a world motivated by social cred and “likes,” it comes as no surprise that U.S. consumers on average spend roughly $250 a month on clothes, shoes and accessories. But what you might not expect is that men not only outspend women when it comes to...

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GRI and Global Child Forum Commit to Driving Corporate Action to Improve Children’s Lives

Apr 18, 2018 9:00 AM ET - GRI and the Global Child Forum have announced a partnership to strengthen corporate transparency and accountability on children’s rights issues. The new collaboration will combine the best of the two organizations and drive corporate action to...

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Cyber Threats to Physical Assets Demand a Proactive Approach

Apr 18, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Intent on safeguarding the nation’s largest electric grids from potential mayhem, federal regulators have stepped up their oversight of the security of power utilities in an attempt to protect it from threats and incidents such as widespread, long-...

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National Park Foundation Boosts Volunteer Outreach & Programs Across National Parks Community

Apr 18, 2018 9:00 AM ET - In celebration of National Volunteer Week, the National Park Foundation and American Express are announcing seven grants supporting volunteer capacity-building efforts at national parks across the country. Designed to support the growth of park...

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The Science Behind Tyson's Meaty New Sustainability Agenda

Apr 18, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Former McKinsey consultant Justin Whitmore was on the job as the first chief sustainability officer of Tyson Foods just one month when he disclosed his team’s intention to set science-based targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and to embrace...

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SDG Sector Roadmaps: Leveraging the Power of Collaboration to Drive SDG Impact

Apr 18, 2018 8:55 AM ET - The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has today released a new publication which lays out a step-by-step process that companies from the same sector can follow as they come together to explore, articulate and realize a...

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Texas State Students Win Shell and Net Impact's International Competition to Design Renewable Energy Solutions

Apr 18, 2018 8:55 AM ET - A team of students from Texas State University was honored as the winner of the Net Impact Future of Energy Challenge at Shell’s Powering Progress Together event. Their research applied blockchain technology to local solar grids.

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Dell x Nikki Reed's Gold Ring Collection Was Made From Recycled Laptop Motherboards & We're Shook

Apr 18, 2018 8:45 AM ET - Your unwanted e-trash just got turned into treasure that you're actually going to want to wear. Dell and Nikki Reed created a line of rings made from recycled computer motherboards. The technology brand asked the sustainable designer and actor...

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How Investors Consume ESG Data: Advice for Corporate Reporters from Wall Street – a 3BL Media Webcast, May 16, 12:30 p.m. E.T.

Apr 18, 2018 8:15 AM ET - Investment management firms are pledging to build environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis into their financial models, elevating this key stakeholder group in importance as corporations strive to optimize they way they report on...

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Robots at the Gate: Barclays Report on Technology and the Future of Work

Apr 18, 2018 8:05 AM ET - New technology is changing our work and social lives at unprecedented speed and intensity. Leaps in technological advancement are nothing new, and innovation often results in incredible step changes in the home and the workplace: the printing...

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Sands China Care Ambassadors Distribute 350 Food Hampers to Families in Need

Apr 18, 2018 8:05 AM ET - More than 30 Sands China Care Ambassadors volunteered at Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop to distribute 350 food hampers to disadvantaged families days before Chinese New Year. Sands China Care Ambassadors has more than 1,600 volunteers from...

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Statement From Natalye Paquin, Points of Light President and CEO, in Honor of Mrs. Barbara Bush

Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET - Barbara Bush embodied strength, grace, and dedication to family and faith. Her life was the very definition of what we at Points of Light hold up and support through our mission, a life that includes service to others. A tireless advocate for...

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Gildan Supports the Leonardo Martínez Hospital in Honduras With Donation of Medical Equipment

Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET - The Leonardo Martínez Valenzuela Hospital received a donation of medical equipment for its surgery ward from Gildan, which was commemorated on April 6 by the First Lady of Honduras, Ana García de Hernández. The equipment, valued at more than US $520...

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Marshalls plc 2017 United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress Report: Leveraging Sustainability to Drive Competitive Advantage

Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET - This Marshalls 9th UNGC Communication on Progress sits alongside its Annual Report as the main vehicle for sharing its sustainability progress. Read on and judge for yourself the depth of Marshalls’ actions which clearly demonstrate that...

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Now Is the Time for Trees: A Message from Arbor Day Foundation President Dan Lambe

Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET - As both Arbor Day and Earth Day approach, it is time for all of us to step up and help our planet thrive. With all the global issues we face today — including poor air and water quality, climate risk, deforestation, poverty, and hunger — more and...

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Using Technology to Sustainably Manage Fisheries in Asia-Pacific

Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET - The fisheries sector is vital to the economy of the Philippines, particularly for the population whose livelihoods depend on small-scale fisheries. Excessive and unsustainable fishing, population growth, uncontrolled development, and the effects of...

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Albertsons Companies Celebrates Earth Day by Reducing Plastic Waste

Apr 18, 2018 7:00 AM ET - This year, Earth Day is focused on plastic pollution and the lasting effects on our planet. There’s growing concern that plastic, in addition to littering our beaches and clogging our waste streams, is threatening marine wildlife and may end up in...

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Our Country’s Active Duty Military Personnel, Veterans, and Their Supportive Caregivers Need Our Help

Apr 17, 2018 5:10 PM ET - When a military service member is wounded, ill, or injured, these changes place tremendous stress on families and caregivers. Supportive family members and caregivers are an integral part of a warrior's successful recovery. According to a...

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s $25M Commitment to Cancer Moonshot Recognized at AACR Annual Meeting

Apr 17, 2018 4:40 PM ET - The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s commitment to address health disparities in cancer outcomes and care was represented at the Biden Cancer Initiative event at AACR. In 2016, the Foundation joined the Cancer Moonshot initiative and donated $25M...

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How the Process of Identifying Environmental, Social & Governance Issues Can Point the Way to Enhanced Shareholder Value Targets

Apr 17, 2018 4:20 PM ET - As bottom-up investors, our process starts at the company level. We subject all candidates for inclusion in our high-conviction portfolios to rigorous fundamental analysis and peer review. ESG analysis is embedded in this assessment, influencing key...

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