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21CF Impact Week 2018 Celebrates Service and Community Across the US and Goes Global this Fall
21CF Impact Week 2018 Celebrates Service and Community Across the US and Goes Global this Fall

Press Release / More than 3,000 colleagues from 21st Century Fox US businesses came together in June to give back to the communities in which they live and work during the third annual 21CF Impact Week. The program will expand globally later this year, with volunteer events taking place in dozens of cities across Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia through the fall of 2018. - 3 years ago

CVS Health Shows that Better Drug Cost Transparency Can Help Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs
CVS Health Shows that Better Drug Cost Transparency Can Help Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs

Press Release / CVS Health today released new data showing that the company's real-time benefits program, powered by its proprietary engine, Script Intelligence , can save CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) members between $120-$130 per prescription fill. The company found that, when provided with access to member-specific pharmacy benefit and formulary information at the point-of-prescribing, prescribers are often switching a member to a lower cost covered drug when available. - 3 years ago

Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program
Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program

Press Release / In January of this year, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced an initial $50 million investment in a new and ongoing education initiative aimed specifically at The Walt Disney Company’s hourly workforce. “I have always believed that education is the key to opportunity,” he said. “It opens doors and creates new possibilities.” - 3 years ago

Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report
Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

Press Release / Visa today released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. - 3 years ago

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"Ford First Gen" Initiative Launched to Ensure Success for First-Generation College Students
"Ford First Gen" Initiative Launched to Ensure Success for First-Generation College Students

Press Release / A long-time supporter of education, the Ford Motor Company Fund is launching a first-of-its-kind program at Spelman College to improve graduation rates among first-generation students – one of the fastest-growing populations of college attendees in the U.S. Ford First Gen @ Spelman College is an innovative program that provides students a range of personal and professional services and support to help them succeed throughout their four years in college. The program is the latest in the Ford Fund’s decades-long commitment to supporting historically Black colleges and universities and students that attend them. - 3 years ago

HPE Triples Performance, Enhances Energy Efficiency in New Supercomputer for National Renewable Energy Lab
HPE Triples Performance, Enhances Energy Efficiency in New Supercomputer for National Renewable Energy Lab

Press Release / Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced today it is building a new supercomputer for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that is more energy efficient and 3.5 times more powerful than its existing system.¹ The new development is part of a long-standing collaboration between HPE and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to apply advanced supercomputing and HPC solutions to accelerate research across various DOE agencies. - 3 years ago

Gildan Releases 2017 Genuine Responsibility™ Report and new CSR website
Gildan Releases 2017 Genuine Responsibility™ Report and new CSR website

Press Release / Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announces the release of its Genuine ResponsibilityTM 2017 report now available on its new dedicated CSR website www.genuineresponsibility.com. This year’s report, once again prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Comprehensive option, highlights the Company’s 2017 results, key priorities and future commitments toward its vision of Making Apparel BetterTM. - 3 years ago

A Step Change to More Recyclable Consumer Goods; Spearheaded by P&G and Tesco
A Step Change to More Recyclable Consumer Goods; Spearheaded by P&G and Tesco

Press Release / The UK only recycles 39%¹ of the plastics used which is why Tesco and P&G signed the UK Plastic Pact in April this year, aiming to have all plastic packaging reused, recycled or composted by 2025. However, this is not an easy task to undertake, with one third of supermarket plastic so hard to recycle². That is why iconic P&G brands Fairy and Head & Shoulders are launching new, bottles, made from up to 100% recycled plastic, including beach plastic which was collected and recycled in partnership with TerraCycle. Fairy dish and Head & Shoulders shampoo bottles will be sold exclusively at Tesco. - 3 years ago

Unifi's REPREVE® Named an Official Recycling Partner of the Wyndham Championship
Unifi's REPREVE® Named an Official Recycling Partner of the Wyndham Championship

Press Release / The 79th annual Wyndham Championship just got a lot greener, thanks to a new partnership with Greensboro-based Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI). The global textile manufacturer, which makes its REPREVE® performance fiber from recycled materials, including plastic bottles, is excited to announce it has signed a multi-year agreement to become an official recycling partner of the PGA TOUR event contested annually at Greensboro's Sedgefield Country Club. It is estimated that tens of thousands of plastic bottles will be recycled through this partnership. - 3 years ago

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International Youth Day: How Nestlé Offers Economic Opportunities to Youth in Central & West Africa
International Youth Day: How Nestlé Offers Economic Opportunities to Youth in Central & West Africa

Press Release / The power of youth, their resourcefulness and ingenuity are strong contributing factors to the development of economies around the world. - 3 years ago

GM Builds Winning Culture with Diversity
GM Builds Winning Culture with Diversity

Press Release / Culture is everything in today’s agile business climate. General Motors outlines in its latest Diversity & Inclusion Report (www.gm.com/diversity) how it leverages diversity to build an industry-leading workplace of choice that drives business results. “At General Motors, we recognize the power of diversity and the role it plays in sparking ingenuity and creativity,” said Ken Barrett, General Motors global chief diversity officer. “As we continue to face new challenges and innovate new solutions, we know the diversity among us will give the company a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.” - 3 years ago

Radisson Hotel Group Committed to Responsible Tourism and Resource Conservation
Radisson Hotel Group Committed to Responsible Tourism and Resource Conservation

Press Release / Some businesses like hotels face more than challenges than others when it comes to saving energy and resources. Radisson Hotel Group has discovered efficient ways to work with key businesses and organizations to generate value not just within the business but on a global scale. Radisson Blue cuts energy bill by $100,00 over 3 years - 3 years ago

Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution
Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution

Press Release / In a follow up to their January announcement, A.P. Moller –Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the creation of TradeLens, jointly developed by the two companies to apply blockchain to the world's global supply chain. TradeLens is the result of a collaboration agreement between Maersk and IBM, a blockchain-enabled shipping solution designed to promote more efficient and secure global trade, bringing together various parties to support information sharing and transparency, and spur industry-wide innovation. - 3 years ago

Caesars Entertainment Announces New Domestic Partner Benefits and Releases Ninth Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Caesars Entertainment Announces New Domestic Partner Benefits and Releases Ninth Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Press Release / Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR), the world's most diversified gaming and entertainment company, today announced domestic partner benefits for its team members, beginning in 2019. The company also released its ninth annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, PEOPLE PLANET PLAY, highlighting sustained progress against the company's CSR goals in 2017 and the early half of 2018, and its continued commitment to its employees, suppliers and communities. - 3 years ago

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Eastman Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report
Eastman Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report

Press Release / Eastman today announces the release of its 2018 sustainability report, Changing the trajectory. Building on the company’s progress, the report provides a review of Eastman’s sustainability strategy and goals as well as highlights from the past year. The interactive report is available online at www.eastman.com/sustainability. - 3 years ago

Humana Highlights Commitment to UN SDGs in New Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Humana Highlights Commitment to UN SDGs in New Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Press Release / Humana Inc., one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, today released its 2016-2017 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. In the comprehensive report, Humana, for the first time, announces the company’s alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), becoming one of the first U.S. health insurers to commit to the international targets. - 3 years ago

BASF receives NPA’s Novel Ingredient and Science Award for its portfolio of natural cosmetic ingredients
BASF receives NPA’s Novel Ingredient and Science Award for its portfolio of natural cosmetic ingredients

Press Release / The Natural Products Association (NPA) recognized BASF for having the largest selection of ingredients for cosmetic manufacturers who want to certify their products according to the NPA Natural Standard. The 25th Annual NPA Awards honors outstanding individuals and companies that have made valuable contributions to the success of the natural products industry. “BASF is a truly innovative company that continues to deliver new natural alternatives for consumers year in and year out,” said Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., President and CEO of NPA. “We are pleased to honor BASF for their contributions to our industry and to NPA, the nation’s largest and oldest association for natural products.” - 3 years ago

Rheem Unveils the Econet Smart Thermostat
Rheem Unveils the Econet Smart Thermostat

Press Release / Rheem® has announced the launch of the new EcoNet® Smart Thermostat, the latest innovation in the company’s EcoNet enabled product line. Designed to optimize the performance of Rheem communicating HVAC and water heating systems, this new thermostat includes intelligent management features for both homeowners and contractors. The ultra-thin programmable thermostat has a full-color glass touchscreen and is equipped with features modern homeowners expect, such as local weather, one-touch away mode, motion activation, and integrated Wi-Fi, in addition to being compatible with Rheem’s EcoNet mobile app. It also works with Amazon Alexa for convenient hands-free voice control. Just say “Alexa, set home to 72 degrees” or “Alexa, make home warmer” to an Alexa-enabled device. - 3 years ago

Ford Releases Exoskeleton Wearable Technology Globally to Lessen Worker Fatigue, Injury
Ford Releases Exoskeleton Wearable Technology Globally to Lessen Worker Fatigue, Injury

Press Release / Imagine lifting a bag of flour or a watermelon over your head up to 4,600 times a day as part of your job – that is similar to what some Ford employees do every day as they work to build vehicles around the world. Repetitive motions like those can lead to fatigue and injury for workers, but now Ford is rolling out a new wearable technology globally called EksoVest that helps reduce injury risk in some plant workers after a successful trial in two U.S. plants. - 3 years ago

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The Estée Lauder Companies Becomes the First Beauty Company to Partner with LinkedIn Learning
The Estée Lauder Companies Becomes the First Beauty Company to Partner with LinkedIn Learning

Press Release / As the world of work is changing faster than ever, employees and potential talent are seeking out learning and development opportunities to not only keep up, but to stay ahead and be challenged. A recent study by Gartner shows that companies that offer learning and development opportunities have an employee-base which is 66% more engaged; 4.2x more likely to stay with their current company; 8x more likely to be high-performers; and learns skills 25% faster* – which is why The Estée Lauder Companies is pleased to be the first-ever beauty company to partner with LinkedIn Learning. - 3 years ago

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