October 17, 2017

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Piraeus Bank Publishes 2016 Sustainable Development Report

Posted: Oct 13, 2017 – 09:29 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Piraeus Bank Group has published its 2016 Sustainable Development Report, in accordance with the GRI Standards of the Global Reporting Initiative. The report presents the important non-financial aspects of the organizations work in relation to its governance,...

Smithfield Foods Announces New, Industry-Leading Environmental Initiative, Smithfield Renewables

Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 02:30 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today the launch of Smithfield Renewables, a new platform within the organization that will unify, lead and accelerate the companys industry-leading carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts. Smithfield Renewables will ensure the company...

Climatecare Supports Aviva to Win UN Momentum for Change Award

Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 08:44 AM EST

OXFORD, U.K., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Leading global insurance provider, Aviva Plc, has been awarded a prestigious UN Momentum for Change award, in recognition of the companys flagship and fully comprehensive action to tackle climate change. With the importance of avoiding a plus-two-degree...

Mondelēz International Employees Learn and Serve in Cocoa Farming Communities in Ghana

Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 08:42 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - This month, Mondelēz International will send employees to Ghana for a two-week skills-exchange program to learn about the challenges and opportunities in securing a sustainable cocoa supply, while sharing their diverse business skills with farmers....

The Lemelson Foundation and Partners Release Tools to Help Inventors and Entrepreneurs Integrate Sustainability From the Start

Posted: Oct 11, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - The Lemelson Foundation today announced the release of an integrated package of new educational and business management toolkits for invention-based entrepreneurs. Sustaining Our Planet: A Toolkit for Entrepreneurs has been created by leading organizations in the field...

BNP Paribas Takes Further Measures to Accelerate Its Support of the Energy Transition

Posted: Oct 11, 2017 – 12:15 AM EST

PARIS, Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - The BNP Paribas Group will no longer do business with companies whose principal business activity is the exploration, production, distribution, marketing or trading of oil and gas from shale and/or oil from tar sands. BNP Paribas is also...

Global Sustain and CIIM Join Forces

Posted: Oct 10, 2017 – 09:04 AM EST

CYPRUS , Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - The Global Sustain Group and the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) announce their strategic collaboration. The central focus of this cooperation is the provision of executive training and professional development in corporate responsibility and sustainability in...

iPoint Joins UN Global Compact

Posted: Oct 06, 2017 – 11:10 AM EST

REUTLINGEN, Germany, Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - iPoint-systems gmbh, the market-leading provider of software and consulting for environmental and social product compliance, and sustainability, is proud to announce that it has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the worlds largest...

Driving Sustainability: GM’s Collaboration to Use Natural Rubber Tires an Industry-First Topic at COMMIT!Forum

Posted: Oct 04, 2017 – 01:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - A General Motors partnership with suppliers to use sustainably sourced natural rubber tires is transforming the landscape of the automotive industry in ways that will reduce deforestation and human and labor rights violations. The landmark initiative will...

iPoint Supports NIBE on Their Path to Making the World More Sustainable

Posted: Oct 04, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

REUTLINGEN, Germany, Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - iPoint-systems gmbh, the market-leading provider of software and consulting for environmental and social product compliance, and sustainability, is proud to announce that its flagship software, the iPoint Compliance Agent, has been selected by NIBE Industrier AB to...

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