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Cone Communications Gives Companies a Lesson on How to Speak Gen Z
Cone Communications Gives Companies a Lesson on How to Speak Gen Z

MARKETING AND COMMS - Eighty-one percent of Gen Z believes they can have an impact on social and environmental issues by using social media, according to Cone Communcations' new report 2017 Cone Gen Z CSR Study: How to Speak Z. The study, surveying U.S. teens ages 13-19, examined Gen Z’s aptitude and attitudes toward company involvement in social and environmental issues – and how willing they are to stand up for causes they care about.

Review: The Indispensible How-to (and How-Not-to) Guide to Making, Marketing ‘Greener Products’
Review: The Indispensible How-to (and How-Not-to) Guide to Making, Marketing ‘Greener Products’

MARKETING AND COMMS - Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a book that summarized the successful sustainability strategies typically showcased at Sustainable Brands conferences?

Disney Campaigns Recognized at Halo Awards
Disney Campaigns Recognized at Halo Awards

PRESS RELEASE - Disney's Hour of Code tutorials, created in close collaboration with code.org, aim to inspire children of all ages to learn the basics of coding in a fun and engaging way. Since 2014, more than 42 million students in over 180 countries have tried a Disney Hour of Code tutorial. In 2016, Disney and code.org's Moana Hour of Code tutorial was recognized with a Gold Halo Award for Best Education Campaign and a Silver Award in the category of Best Digital Campaign.

Panera Serves Up the 'Sweet Facts' in New Transparency Initiative
Panera Serves Up the 'Sweet Facts' in New Transparency Initiative

MARKETING AND COMMS - Overconsumption of added sugar is the latest issue to preoccupy the food industry. On the heels of the launch of KIND Healthy Snacks’ Fruit Bites, for which the brand filled New York City’s Times Square with over 45,000 pounds of sugar in a bid to draw attention to the 4.7 billion pounds of sugar consumed by children each year, Panera Bread has announced a new nutrition education scheme that will put the ‘sweet facts’ about its products right into the hands of consumers.

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NRDC Updates 'Wasted'; Enlists Dan Barber, Alexa for Phase 2 of 'Save the Food' Campaign
NRDC Updates 'Wasted'; Enlists Dan Barber, Alexa for Phase 2 of 'Save the Food' Campaign

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - The Natural Resources Defense Council and Ad Council today launched the second phase of their Save The Food national public service campaign, aimed at combatting America’s food waste problem from its largest source — consumers. In doing so, they seek to reduce the massive amount of money, water and energy that is wasted along with it.

Disney Debuts #DreamBigPrincess Photography Campaign
Disney Debuts #DreamBigPrincess Photography Campaign

PRESS RELEASE - A 19-year-old university student who published a children’s coding book to inspire more girls to pursue STEM fields… One of the first indigenous Samburu women elephant keepers in Africa, who works to help elephant orphans return to their natural habitat… An 11-year-old Brazilian girl who aims to become the first female world champion surfer from her native country…

Millennials on Purpose: How 3 Young Professionals See 'Purpose' Changing the World
Millennials on Purpose: How 3 Young Professionals See 'Purpose' Changing the World

BUSINESS CASE - Winning the hearts and minds of the Millennial generation has been a dominating narrative for corporations over the past years. Surveys, reports and opinion pieces continue to analyze the ambitions and demands of this generation; but what would the world look like if businesses embodied Millennial values at the core of their organizations?

GM Pilots STEM Camp for Elementary Students in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community
GM Pilots STEM Camp for Elementary Students in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community

PRESS RELEASE - More than 2,500 General Motors team members are putting on their gloves, work boots and safety glasses and returning to Detroit’s Cody Rouge community July 24-28 for the company’s annual week-long volunteer event. TeamGM Cares volunteers are donating time and talent at a new STEM Camp for 2nd-5th graders, helping spark curiosity in science, technology and math education. GM is partnering with the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD), the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) and Michigan Science Center in the effort.

Heineken USA Assists The Recycling Partnership with a Win for Recycling
Heineken USA Assists The Recycling Partnership with a Win for Recycling

PRESS RELEASE - In an effort to engage soccer fans in the mission of recycling, HEINEKEN USA is teaming up with The Recycling Partnership for the second year in a row at two matches of the International Champions Cup. Fans aged 21+ are encouraged to visit the Heineken® beer gardens before the match for a chance to win prizes and pitch in to help green the future.

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GM Student Corps Celebrates 5 Years of Enhancing Communities and Changing Young Lives
GM Student Corps Celebrates 5 Years of Enhancing Communities and Changing Young Lives

PRESS RELEASE - DETROIT — Brittany Agee is well on her way toward achieving her dream of becoming a social worker. This summer, the former GM Student Corps high school intern — who’s now a junior at Alabama State University — is returning as a college intern and mentor to help other students see their potential.

Cisco Leading Cyber Training Effort to Help Employ Virginia Veterans
Cisco Leading Cyber Training Effort to Help Employ Virginia Veterans

PRESS RELEASE - Cybersecurity skills are in high demand, and employers are challenged with finding the right talent to build their expanding workforce needs. At the same time, thousands of veterans are looking to apply their unique skills as they transition to civilian jobs. At Cisco, we see this as an opportunity to build a bridge between a targeted talent pipeline and our ecosystem of employers and partners.

How to Measure Social Impact of Community Collaborations
How to Measure Social Impact of Community Collaborations

PRESS RELEASE - The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is working to debut America’s first sustainable urban agrihood – a neighborhood growth model with agriculture at the center of a mixed-use development.

Timberland Employees Pull on Their Boots During 25 Days of Service Challenge
Timberland Employees Pull on Their Boots During 25 Days of Service Challenge

PRESS RELEASE - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland believes in activating people to transform the world with powerful tools like community service. Through the company’s award-winning Path of Service™ program, first launched in 1992, employees receive up to 40 paid community service hours each year to pull on their boots and make a difference. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the program, Timberland recently kicked off its 25 Days of Service Challenge, an internal campaign to drive incremental employee service engagement over 25 days. While the company plans and executes monthly service events to engage employees, the Challenge encourages employees to find and run their own events for themselves, a small group of colleagues, or their full team.

HP Inc. Pledges $20 Million to Improve Education Outcomes Across the World
HP Inc. Pledges $20 Million to Improve Education Outcomes Across the World

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Putting its commitment to improve access to quality education and lifelong learning for all into action, HP Inc. has pledged $20 million in technology, training R&D and funding contributions between 2015 – 2025 at the 2017 Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg, Germany.

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Institutions of Even Higher Learning: Universities Planting Seeds for Social Innovation
Institutions of Even Higher Learning: Universities Planting Seeds for Social Innovation

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - We live in a volatile, uncertain and complex world. With threats of climate change, rising income inequality, social unrest, resource scarcity and ecological degradation predicted to affect society’s progress, leaders and the institutions they run must play new roles to realize a sustainable future. Breakthrough innovation is essential, requiring paradigm shifts and pivots in how we operate and function as a society.

Transforming a Business Starts with Employees
Transforming a Business Starts with Employees

PRESS RELEASE - GM’s chief talent officer, Michael Arena, knows the power of culture and employees. In an industry that is poised for radical disruption, like automotive, it is critical to disrupt the way employees work to not only keep pace with start-ups, but to transform veteran companies. Arena’s core objective is to develop a culture where people feel connected and empowered.

SAP Alumni Network: Making a Difference with Your Old Laptop
SAP Alumni Network: Making a Difference with Your Old Laptop

PRESS RELEASE - Your laptop is a bit slow. The display could be better, and it’s too heavy anyway. It still works, but you feel it’s time for a new one. So you add the old one to the pile of discarded gadgets in your basement and wonder whether there isn’t a better way. The answer is yes, there is! Labdoo.org can help. Labdoo, a global volunteer organization, will transform your old laptop into an educational tool for someone else and bring the device to children in developing countries or to refugees, for example.

UNESCO MAB Recognizes 7 Young Scientists for Work on Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Biodiversity
UNESCO MAB Recognizes 7 Young Scientists for Work on Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Biodiversity

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The International Coordinating Council of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program has named the recipients of its 2017 Young Scientists Awards and the Michel Batisse Award for Biosphere Reserve Management.

How Mondelēz International Foundation Is Cultivating Health, Skills in the Next Generation
How Mondelēz International Foundation Is Cultivating Health, Skills in the Next Generation

COLLABORATION - Improving childhood nutrition globally through gardening is a goal of the Mondelēz International Foundation (MIF). The MIF supports public-private partnerships, bringing school and community-based gardening programs to children around the world.

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Calling All College Students and Recent Grads: Enter Cisco's Global Problem Solver Challenge with $300,000 USD in Prizes
Calling All College Students and Recent Grads: Enter Cisco's Global Problem Solver Challenge with $300,000 USD in Prizes

PRESS RELEASE - Five hundred billion devices and objects will be connected to the Internet by 2030! Things like wells, cars, watches, refrigerators, and more will be connected to the Internet for the first time so that they can transmit and receive information. Digitization is about connecting people and things to the Internet so that the information those connections provide can be used to improve processes and decision making. With digitization and the Internet of Things (IoT), good ideas can make a difference more quickly than ever before by driving economic development and helping people solve some of our most pressing social and environmental challenges. Our 1B People Pledge

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