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AT&T And Teach For America Expand Computer Science Opportunities To Bay Area Students
AT&T And Teach For America Expand Computer Science Opportunities To Bay Area Students

Press Release / Teach For America announced today that it will expand its Computer Science (CS) initiative, bringing high-quality opportunities to teachers and students in the Bay Area with support from AT&T. Through its signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, the technology company will contribute $200,000 to Teach For America–Bay Area toward providing Udacity Nanodegree credential scholarships to help students learn the skills needed for entry-level jobs in the tech industry, and also to provide quality professional development and resources for teachers reaching 2,570 students across the Bay Area. - 7 years ago

Panera Bread Broadens Leadership on Animal Welfare Issues
Panera Bread Broadens Leadership on Animal Welfare Issues

Press Release / Panera Bread today announced its intention to initiate an industry-wide effort to improve the welfare of broiler chickens by 2024. The company is also proud to share its continued progress on animal welfare issues and the reduced use of antibiotics across its U.S. Panera Bread® and St. Louis Bread Co.® bakery-cafe menus. - 7 years ago

BioMar Unlocking the Quality Potential of Marine By-Products
BioMar Unlocking the Quality Potential of Marine By-Products

Press Release / The QMAR project - Unlocking the nutritional and technical Quality potential of MARine by-products in sustainable salmonid feeds - is a business innovation project for the industrial sector, starting out in January 2017. It is being supported by the Research Council of Norway and has been granted funding up to a maximum limit of NOK 16 million spread over a four-year period. - 7 years ago

3M Canada is First Canadian Organization to be ISO 50001 Enterprise Level Certified
3M Canada is First Canadian Organization to be ISO 50001 Enterprise Level Certified

Press Release / 3M Canada has become the first organization in Canada to receive ISO 50001 Enterprise Level Certification as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, including energy management initiatives to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse emissions. This milestone achievement comes after two more 3M Canada facilities received their ISO 50001 certifications earlier this year – a manufacturing plant in Morden, Manitoba (the first ISO 50001 certification in the province) and a commercial building in Montreal, Quebec – joining four other 3M Canada facilities already certified. - 7 years ago

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P&G Releases First-Ever Citizenship Report
P&G Releases First-Ever Citizenship Report

Press Release / The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has released its first-ever Citizenship Report, detailing progress in reducing its environmental footprint, improving social conditions for those in need, advancing Diversity and Inclusion and empowering women inside and outside the Company. P&G has published a sustainability report annually since 1999 but has updated it this year to include a more comprehensive overview of the good the Company is doing. - 7 years ago

HPE Sets Science-Based Target to Reduce Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions
HPE Sets Science-Based Target to Reduce Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Press Release / Tom Dempsey, VP of Real Estate Operations, talks about HPE's new GHG emissions reduction goal: Reducing our climate impact is not only the right thing to do for the planet, it’s quite simply good business. I witness this every day across HPE’s global operations, where initiatives like renewable energy purchasing, building optimization and data center consolidation, all help our business run smarter, at less cost, and attract the favor of customers, investors, and employees. - 7 years ago

Timberland's Victory Garden Cultivates Community Impact
Timberland's Victory Garden Cultivates Community Impact

Press Release / Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently celebrated the close of the ninth consecutive harvest season of its Victory Garden, a plot of fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers outside the company’s Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters. Each year, a dedicated group of Timberland employee volunteers manage and cultivate the 1,000 square foot area of raised garden beds. The fresh flowers and produce are then made available to employees for purchase, with proceeds going to the New Hampshire Food Bank (NHFB). Funds raised from this year’s harvest will provide close to 2,000 meals to feed local adults and children who struggle with hunger this holiday season. - 7 years ago

HSBC To Launch New Sustainable Finance Unit
HSBC To Launch New Sustainable Finance Unit

Press Release / UK banking giant HSBC has announced plans to form a new dedicated sustainable finance unit in response to rising client interest in the sector. The new unit, which will sit within the bank’s global banking and markets division, aims to act as a central point of coordination and support for sustainability as it rises in importance for more clients in the future, according to HSBC. The new London-based department will be run by Christian Déséglise, HSBC’s global head of central banks and global co-head of sovereign and public funds, and Michael Ellam, managing director of HSBC’s public sector banking team in its financial institutions group. The pair will run the unit in addition to their current roles. - 7 years ago

Kimberly-Clark Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index
Kimberly-Clark Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Press Release / Kimberly-Clark today announced it earned a perfect score on Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. - 7 years ago

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CVS Health Named as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality for the Third Consecutive Year
CVS Health Named as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality for the Third Consecutive Year

Press Release / CVS Health, the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, announced on December 5, 2016 that it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the third consecutive year. The CEI is an annual national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBT equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. - 7 years ago

Estee Lauder's Future Beautiful Report Captures Company's Progress on Sustainability and Citizenship in 2016
Estee Lauder's Future Beautiful Report Captures Company's Progress on Sustainability and Citizenship in 2016

Press Release / The Estée Lauder Companies has published Future Beautiful: Our Progress on Sustainability and Citizenship in 2016. The report highlights the company’s progress across five key areas of Sustainability and Citizenship including: Products and Packaging, Employee Well-Being, Sustainable Sourcing, Efficient Operations and Citizenship. “Sustainability and citizenship is about how we do business. How we create long-term value and continually deliver a sustainable business model,” said William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman. - 7 years ago

Eastman Tops Inaugural Just 100 List in the Chemical Industry
Eastman Tops Inaugural Just 100 List in the Chemical Industry

Press Release / Eastman Chemical Company has been named America’s Most JUST Company in the chemical industry, according to JUST Capital and Forbes magazine’s inaugural “JUST 100 List,” which for the first time ranks the publicly traded companies in the U.S. that perform best on the things Americans care most about. The rankings are based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on attitudes towards corporate behavior, involving 50,000 Americans over the last 18 months. This year’s list ranks U.S companies against their peers within 32 major industries. In future years, Forbes and JUST Capital will rank companies across industries. - 7 years ago

Dow’s Energy Efficiency Innovations Support Advancement of Green Technology Development in China
Dow’s Energy Efficiency Innovations Support Advancement of Green Technology Development in China

Press Release / Multiple technologies from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) have been recommended for use in projects supported by the U.S.-China Building Efficiency and Green Development Fund. The Fund is a public-private partnership convened by the Paulson Institute that provides financing to bring innovative technologies from the United States to China in an effort to reduce building-energy emissions. - 7 years ago

Kimberly-Clark’s HAKLE Brand Changes Lives in Angola and South Africa
Kimberly-Clark’s HAKLE Brand Changes Lives in Angola and South Africa

Press Release / HAKLE, the leading tissue brand in Switzerland, has joined forces with the world’s leading children’s organization, UNICEF, to transform the lives of children and their families in Angola and South Africa. Part of the Kimberly-Clark’s global Toilets Change Lives (TCL) Program, the partnership will provide better water and sanitation at schools in South Africa and empower communities to build toilets in Angola. Securing the support of Switzerland’s largest retailer and supermarket chain Migros as an exclusive partner, the HAKLE brand will donate a portion of its proceeds from every product sold until the end of the year to help people in Angola and South Africa. - 7 years ago

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PepsiCo and the Nature Conservancy Announce "Water for the Planet:" A Water Replenishing Strategy For Latin America
PepsiCo and the Nature Conservancy Announce "Water for the Planet:" A Water Replenishing Strategy For Latin America

Press Release / PepsiCo Latin America and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Latin America announced "Water for the Planet," a new collaboration that will work to replenish five different watersheds for the urban areas of Mexico City, Monterrey, São Paulo, Guatemala City and Bogotain the next seven years. - 7 years ago

generationOn and Hasbro Launch the Joy Maker Challenge to Inspire Youth to Spread Kindness This Holiday Season
generationOn and Hasbro Launch the Joy Maker Challenge to Inspire Youth to Spread Kindness This Holiday Season

Press Release / generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and Hasbro, Inc. have partnered for the seventh annual Joy Maker Challenge, which encourages youth to engage in meaningful, hands-on service projects and spread joy and kindness through volunteerism during the holiday season. For every kid and teen who participates in the Joy Maker Challenge, Hasbro will donate a toy or game to Toys for Tots, up to $1 million worth. - 7 years ago

Avery Dennison Helps Coca-Cola European Partners to Drive Recycling Efforts in the UK
Avery Dennison Helps Coca-Cola European Partners to Drive Recycling Efforts in the UK

Press Release / Avery Dennison has collaborated with partners throughout the supply chain namely Viridor and PET UK, to help Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) reduce waste, costs, and the carbon footprint of Smartwater production in the United Kingdom. According to Joe Franses, Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at Coca-Cola European Partners, “This example shows how we can turn the crisis of resources into a business opportunity through close collaboration across the value chain. Businesses which can be truly innovative with the products and services they provide, optimising the resources they use and encouraging consumers to do the same, have the potential to transform our economy.” - 7 years ago

UPS And Sealed Air Partner To Provide Powerful E-Commerce Packaging And Shipping Solutions
UPS And Sealed Air Partner To Provide Powerful E-Commerce Packaging And Shipping Solutions

Press Release / UPS and Sealed Air Corporation today announced a strategic partnership to help retailers, e-tailers, and businesses around the world maximize the efficiency of their packaging operations, minimize packaging waste, and reduce annual shipping costs. - 7 years ago

Innovative Kimberly-Clark Recycling Program Helps Two Midwestern Universities Turn Used Gloves into Eco-Responsible Durable Goods
Innovative Kimberly-Clark Recycling Program Helps Two Midwestern Universities Turn Used Gloves into Eco-Responsible Durable Goods

Press Release / The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Purdue University have diverted almost six tons of waste from landfills through an innovative recycling program that turns used lab gloves and garments into shelving, flowerpots and lawn and garden furniture. - 7 years ago

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Target Launches 'Big and Tough' Sustainable Sourcing, Worker Wellbeing Goals
Target Launches 'Big and Tough' Sustainable Sourcing, Worker Wellbeing Goals

Supply Chain / Today, Target announced the launch of its 2020 sustainability goals, focused on reaching new levels of transparency and sustainable sourcing. The goals center around three key commitments: - 7 years ago