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SOURCE: Major League Baseball Players Trust DESCRIPTION:The November Action Team teleconference was filled with personality and great advice thanks to our featured guest, Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier.   Todd’s message to the Action Team Captains was simple: your family and your values play a big part in your life when it comes to giving back — never forget your roots.   The theme of...
The future of technology and building science. SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION:No fewer than three major U.S. magazines last year, including The Economist and Wired, featured robots on their covers. The age of machine-assisted labor is here. But robotics is just one of many advancing technologies that are likely to change our lives dramatically. Converging technologies, including virtual...
by RP Siegel SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:The US Department of Defense (DOD) just issued their 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap.  The report designates climate change as a “threat multiplier.” It says that, “Rising global temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, climbing sea levels, and more extreme weather events will intensify the challenges of global instability, hunger, poverty...
SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION:Due to the unprecedented attendance for the Smelter Verification for Conflict Minerals, A Guide to Understanding the Facts, we are offering this webinar on demand. The webinar covered a variety of topics regarding smelter verification: Updates on the newest version of the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template Version 3.02 and recommended next steps ...
SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. DESCRIPTION:This week, Cisco was named the winner of Second Harvest Food Bank’s 48-Hour Virtual Race to End Hunger. Raising money – just over $216,000 for this year’s race – to support our neighbors in need and at risk of food insecurity is now a signature part of our participation in the Cisco Global Hunger Relief Campaign – a company fundraising drive that benefits...
SOURCE: Kohler Co. DESCRIPTION:November 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - For more than two years, Kohler Co., global leader in kitchen and bath design and technology, has collaborated with Caltech in the development of a photovoltaic toilet as part of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In response to this successful project, the Gates Foundation recently...
SOURCE: Yum! Brands DESCRIPTION:NORMAL- Pizza Hut made an unusual pit stop Wednesday at the Children's Discovery Museum. As part of Pizza Hut's unveiling of its new 'Flavor of Now' Menu, the company made a not so normal delivery to the museum.  Continue reading the original article on CIProud.com > http://bit.ly/1zK1P4A Tweet me: .@PizzaHut Makes Unusual Pit Stop at Children's @...
By Antoine Andrews, Symantec's Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion SOURCE: Symantec DESCRIPTION:For the seventh year in a row, Symantec has earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI). A score of 100 earns us a designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. The CEI is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and...
SOURCE: Nestlé in the U.S. DESCRIPTION:The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has named Nestlé as joint lead in the consumer staples sector for its deforestation efforts. In its 2014 report on global forests, the environmental sustainability ratings agency commended Nestlé, among 152 companies, for its comprehensive assessment of risks and for the quality of its work to build capacity in the supply...
Businesses Recognized for Positive Impacts Around the World SOURCE: USCCF Corporate Citizenship Center DESCRIPTION:WASHINGTON, D.C., November 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center last night recognized eight companies for their accomplishments in corporate citizenship during the 15th annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The awards program...