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By Tracy Haver, Technology Development Program (TDP) Manager, AT&T. SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION: This year I celebrate twenty years with AT&T. I’m a proud AT&T employee. But there are some experiences in particular that remind me why I’m so glad to be here. I grew up the child of a Navy master chief, and I married a Navy Seabee who is now an AT&T employee, too. My work friends...
SOURCE: Caterpillar DESCRIPTION:Before China became the world’s second-largest economy, Caterpillar’s 40-year relationship with them began with the three words “send pipelayer experts.” Caterpillar is delighted to support all our Chinese partners, contribute to their communities and invest in our people there, both internal and external. Click here to read more about the rich 40-year relationship...
SOURCE: 21st Century Fox DESCRIPTION:Louisiana has been an important production hub for 21st Century Fox and the film and television industry as a whole, which is why the company saw an urgent need to respond to the damage and casualties caused by the unprecedented rains there last week. Today, 21CF is donating $100,000 to help the disaster relief efforts in the affected communities, where our...
By: Domenica Bayas, a tenth grader from Ecuador SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION: This summer, DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T family, and FOX Networks (parent company of National Geographic) sent 4 amazing high school students from across the United States and Latin America on a National Geographic Student Expedition through the Nat Geo Mundo Explorer competition. These once-in-a-lifetime...
SOURCE: Whirlpool Corporation DESCRIPTION:In May, Whirlpool Corporation announced plans to build wind turbines to help power its Marion and Ottawa plants in Ohio, a $13.5 million total investment that builds upon the company's 46 year commitment to advances in sustainable manufacturing. Watch how these turbines are being installed, and how they’re helping Whirlpool Corporation generate clean...
Hilltribe Organics joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to integrate Thailand’s indigenous farming families into its value chain. SOURCE: Business Call to Action (BCtA) DESCRIPTION:BANGKOK/NEW YORK, 22 August 2016 /3BL Media/ - The BCtA is a global initiative that aims to support private sector efforts to fight poverty through its core business. It is supported by several...
SOURCE: 3BL Media, LLC DESCRIPTION:Here’s a problem in search of a solution. A recent survey by TIAA Global Asset Management reports growing interest by investors in socially responsible investing. Almost one-third of the investors polled in the survey have made responsible investments. But here’s the twist: only five percent of financial advisors polled said that their clients were investing in...
SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:Commonwealth Bank of Australia this week issued its Corporate Responsibility Report 2016, which provides an overview of the long-term value created for its stakeholders during the 2016 financial year. “Our Corporate Responsibility Strategy is a key part of how we deliver against our vision to excel at securing and enhancing the financial wellbeing of people,...
SustainabilityHQ Highlights (08.17.2016) SOURCE: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. DESCRIPTION:The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School Newark and Governance & Accountability Institute are joining forces again on a two-day Certificate program in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The theme is "Building a Best-in-Class CSR Department."  The program will...
SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION:UN Global Compact and Ernst & Young (EY) interviewed 70 companies across different regions and industries in order to uncover the current state of global supply chains. In the recently-released report “The State of Sustainable Supply Chains: Building Responsible and Resilient Supply Chains,” Global Compact and EY presented 6 key findings on how...