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SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION:Corruption can affect any industry, public or private. Companies, no mater how large or small, are affected in ways that can “destroy” their brand and hinder the economies in which it resides. Which brings up an interesting point, since most companies, who are affected by the act of corruption, have this happen either from external sources or from...
SOURCE: Major League Baseball Players Trust DESCRIPTION:It was an evening for reminiscing, when Major Leaguer Wesley Wright was reunited with New Hope Academy Action Team Captains on the final Conference Call of the 2014 calendar year. On December 12, just days before the conference call, Wesley joined teens and adults coordinators from Prattville, Alabama’s New Hope Academy, one of the newest...
SOURCE: Major League Baseball Players Trust DESCRIPTION:Between homework, sports, club activities, part-time jobs and other after-school obligations, high school is a busy time in a young person’s life. So it’s not surprising that students take their free time very seriously. Yet, every year thousands of these busy teens dedicate a portion of that valuable free time to give back to their...
Changes to regulations permit disposal of coal ash in landfills accepting non-hazardous waste SOURCE: National Waste & Recycling Association SUMMARY:The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) is pleased with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuing of a final rule that requires subtitle D liner for disposal of coal ash at any new facilities. DESCRIPTION:...
by Antonio Pasolini SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Pro bono is becoming an increasingly common strategy for companies to engage with their communities and add social value to their activities​ as ​​expectations for socially responsible business continue to increase around the world​. Companies are getting more creative, too, with a​ diverse portfolio of support beyond traditional cash...
SOURCE: VolunteerMatch DESCRIPTION:On September 18-19, 2014, VolunteerMatch welcomed 120 participants representing 60 companies to Detroit, MI, for the annual VolunteerMatch Client Summit. From inspirational keynotes to seeing the most innovative and transformative locations in Detroit and Best Practice Cafe’s, this year’s gathering encouraged attendees to imagine what transformation looks like...
$1 Million in Toys and Games Donated to Toys for Tots through Holiday Service SOURCE: Points of Light DESCRIPTION:New York, Dec. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today marks the completion of the 5th annual, record-breaking Joy Maker Challenge, a month-long effort that turns acts of youth service into donations of toys and games to Toys for Tots. The campaign is organized by generationOn, the youth service...
by Hank Boerner SOURCE: CSRwire DESCRIPTION:For your conversations inside the company, and perhaps outside, the following key numbers should help you make the investing or business case for corporate responsibility: At the end of 2013, $1 in every $6 of Assets Under [professional] Management ("AUM") in the USA was being [invested] using sustainable and responsible, and impact investing strategies...
SOURCE: VolunteerMatch SUMMARY:Once again, many VolunteerMatch corporate partners appear on The Civic 50. In fact, they make up 20% of the list! Congratulations to these amazing companies. VolunteerMatch offers easy-to-use technologies for companies committed to making a difference - whether across the street or across the globe. Learn more. DESCRIPTION:Every year, Bloomberg identifies the most...
Benton Harbor Technology Center is one of company’s largest focused on next-generation processes SOURCE: Whirlpool Corporation DESCRIPTION:BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Dec. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Jeff M. Fettig, Chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today marked the latest developments in the company’s  multimillion dollar local investment initiative in the Benton Harbor and St. Joseph,...