CSR

Why Washington should continue billions in health care subsidies

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's not every day that hospitals and insurers see eye to eye, but there is one thing we agree on -- the government must continue to help lower the cost of health care that millions of lower-income Americans receive.<p>The Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments, which have been paid on a …

Health Care

Obamacare Premiums Could Skyrocket Up to 40% in 2018, New Survey Shows

Two key uncertainties could account for a majority of the premium price hikes.<p>With Donald Trump's election as president and Republican control of …

ObamaCare

CSR warns jobs at risk from energy costs

Building products supplier CSR expects a sharp jump in energy costs over the next year and has warned that Australian manufacturing businesses could …

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) And Lightbox Announce Partnership to Foster Diversity in Documentary Filmmaking

NEW YORK, Jun. 23 /CSRwire/ - Today, The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and Lightbox, a multi-platform media company focused on creating high …

Documentaries

Danish Energy Company Reduces Emissions Faster Than Science Demands

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - <b>DONG Energy announces that its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 96% by 2023 is now officially</b> …

Climate

Chinese enterprises in Kenya launch social responsibility report

The Kenya-China Economic and Trade Association has launched a social responsibility report for the first time.The association's report, March towards …

Sustainability

Comcast NBCUniversal Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

PHILADELPHIA, Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - Comcast NBCUniversal released its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report today. It covers the following five …

Companies ‘making progress’ on ethical standards

Plans to make companies in Switzerland bear greater responsibility for the effects of their business activities on society and the environment are …

Sustainability

How a Japanese company is contributing to a nation’s progress

As the Philippines and Japan pledge to strengthen economic ties under the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, Japanese investments are …

Philippines

2017 C.K. Prahalad Awards for Global Business Sustainability Leadership Honor the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) and Urs Hölzle of Google, with Special Recognition to John B. Goodenough

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - CEF presented the 2017 C.K. Prahalad Awards in two categories, with honors for sustainability leadership by an …

Renewable Energy

Keep It Cool this Summer and Help Reduce Energy Waste

CHARLOTTESVILLE, V.a., Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - To kick off the first day of summer, there’s an easy way to keep it cool and save energy – and the …

Sustainability

Local Investments by Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies and Foundations Advance Community Health

CHICAGO, Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies and their foundations around the country increased their support for …

Health Care

Points of Light Announces Top 50 Community-Minded Companies

<b>Being a community-minded company is about better engagement, not more. Companies are adopting strategic practices to accelerate impact in …

Employee Engagement

How Millennials Are Reshaping What's Important In Corporate Culture

Millennials are often criticized for their obsession with technology and general egocentricity, but like it or not, this is the up-and-coming generation that’s going to shape the workplaces of tomorrow. By about 2020, nearly half the working population will be composed of millennials, and …

Millennials

How To Start Your Career In Corporate Social Responsibility

As Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Viacom’s BET Networks, Nneka Norville has the kind of job many people dream of. Every day she works to make a difference while building BET’s brand. It’s a job that involves strategy, creativity, interpersonal skills and generosity. I spoke to Nneka …

Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity Renew Relationship for 18th Year

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - Today, Whirlpool Corporation announced a renewal of its longtime collaboration with Habitat for Humanity …

Support to Human Rights and Refugee Causes via Corporations Increases Almost 40 Fold Following Travel Ban

CALGARY, AB, Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - This World Refugee Day, Benevity, the market leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment …

Philanthropy

How well are you collaborating?

Sustainability and innovation come high up on the priorities of procurement executives today. So much so that Procurement Leaders’ CPO Planning Guide …

Procurement

Uber Is Adding a Tipping Function. We Have Questions.

Tip of the mornin' to you.Getty Images In the wake of scandal, a corporate shake-up, and a federal investigation, is Uber’s decision to finally add a …

Uber

Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains

PARIS, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - With 21 million victims of forced labour in the world today, members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are actively …

Slavery

BASF, Philips Lighting and Crown Estate on True Value Impact Reporting

LONDON, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - With the increased requirement from stakeholders for companies to portray the <i>value</i> of their impact and the added scrutiny …

Socioeconomics

Africa’s Largest Resort to be Built in Zanzibar

Pennyroyal Gibraltar Limited is in the process of building this new luxury resort.

East Africa

Multinational firms lose luster among Chinese students: survey

Multinational companies no longer enjoy recruitment advantages in China as domestic IT and Internet companies increasingly gain favor among Chinese …

Education

U.S. Supreme Court Makes “Grave Mistake” in Refusing to Hear Chevron's $12 Billion Pollution Liability in Ecuador

Ecuadorian indigenous villagers and their lawyer today said the U.S. Supreme Court made a “grave mistake’” in refusing to hear evidence that Chevron …

U.S. Supreme Court

Sustrana Tackles Shifting Business Landscape with "Six Steps for Creating Business Value through Sustainability”

DEVON, Pa., Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - Increased complexities, like climate change and demand for transparency, are challenging the viability of traditional …

Sustainability

Pentair Announces Community Grant Recipients

LONDON, Jun. 16 /CSRwire/ - Pentair, a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world, recently announced its eighteenth …

Philanthropy

HP Creates Social and Environmental Impact in Haiti with Launch of Ink Cartridges Made from Recycled Bottles

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) announced the launch of Original HP ink cartridges made with plastic from bottles …

Sustainability

Nice-Pak and PDII's 2016 CSR Report Highlights Progress Toward Environmental and Social Responsibility Goals

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, sister companies Nice-Pak Products, Inc. (Nice-Pak) and PDII proudly release their first ever …

Sustainability

Cargill Announces Progress on Aqua Nutrition Sustainability

MINNEAPOLIS and BERGEN, Norway, Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - Cargill continues to make measureable progress in its aqua nutrition business against its key …

Sustainability

Move over greed: Social purpose is the future of our economy

There’s an iconic line in the 1987 movie <i>Wall Street</i> when Michael Douglas’ character, Gordon Gekko, declares to a crowd of hundreds: “Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works.” The crowd eats it up, cheering and giving him a standing ovation.<p>That may have been well and …

Leadership