March 29, 2015

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Astellas USA Foundation Announces Grants to Support STEM Education Initiatives

Posted: Mar 27, 2015 – 03:30 PM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Mar. 27 /CSRwire/ - The Astellas USA Foundation today reaffirmed its commitment to inspiring the next generation of scientists by awarding grants to the Museum of Science and Industry, Science Buddies and the iBIO Institutes Stellar Girls program. The three contributions...

Norfolk Southern Launches $53-Million Energy Innovation Project at Juniata Locomotive Shop

Posted: Mar 27, 2015 – 02:00 PM EST

ALTOONA, Pa., Mar. 27 /CSRwire/ - Norfolk Southern today launched a $53-million energy conversion project at its Juniata Locomotive Shop that will substantially reduce carbon emissions and water usage at the 70-acre facility. Norfolk Southern will replace the shops coal boilers with natural...

Wells Fargo Publishes 2014 CSR Progress Report

Posted: Mar 27, 2015 – 01:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 27 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo Company (NYSE:WFC) announced today the release of its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Interim report, revealing the company has met or surpassed 10 companywide social, economic and environmental goals and is ahead of schedule or...

U.S. EPA Recognizes Sand Valley Landfill Renewable Energy Program as Electricity Project of the Year

Posted: Mar 26, 2015 – 02:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that its Sand Valley Landfill Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) project in Collinsville, Ala. has been named Electricity Project of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA.) The EPA's Landfill Methane...

Hilton Worldwide Celebrates its Commitment to Living Sustainably with Earth Hour Projects Around the World

Posted: Mar 26, 2015 – 01:40 PM EST

MCLEAN, Va., Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and its portfolio of 12 brands announced today that for the fifth consecutive year, its Team Members and franchisee employees around the world will unite to protect the planet by participating in the...

GE Should Take the Lead in Opposing Discrimination Based on Race and Religion By Adopting Holy Land Principles

Posted: Mar 26, 2015 – 10:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON DC, Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - The giant American corporation GE has an important role to play in combating discrimination against religious and racial minorities in Palestine and Israel by setting an example for its own workplaces there, the Catholic priest who leads...

Avaya Releases 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Posted: Mar 26, 2015 – 09:21 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, CA, Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Avaya today released its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, which profiles the company's performance and achievements as they relate to environmental, social and governance priorities. As detailed in Avaya's report, Avaya specifically achieved the...

Next-Gen Sustainability Reports: A Primer for Communications Professionals

Posted: Mar 25, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

Northampton, MA, Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - With global standards changing in 2015 for sustainability reporting, 3BL Media is presenting a webinar aimed at communications professionals. Next-Gen Sustainability Reports: A Primer for Communications Professionals Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:00 am ET. Register here The...

SCS Global Services Certifies One of the Largest Forest Areas in South Asia Under the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) Standard

Posted: Mar 25, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

LUCKNOW, UTTAR PRADESH, India, Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services has announced that Uttar Pradesh Forest Corporation (UPFC) has met all of the requirements necessary to earn certification for responsible forestry under the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)...

New Book, The 10 Principles of Food Industry Sustainability, Shares Key Steps to a More Sustainable Food Industry

Posted: Mar 25, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

BOSTON, MA, Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Pure Strategies, Inc., a leading sustainability consulting firm with expertise in food industry sustainability, announced today the publication by Wiley Blackwell of a new book that shares the critical steps to feeding the worlds growing population sustainably....

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