August 31, 2015

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AEP Releases 2014 Social Performance Summary

Posted: Aug 31, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 31 /CSRwire/ - American Electric Power released its 2014 Social Performance Summary, highlighting the companys investment in the communities we serve. At AEP, being a responsible corporate citizen means supporting the communities where our employees and customers live and work....

General Mills Announces New Commitment on Climate Change

Posted: Aug 31, 2015 – 09:30 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Aug. 31 /CSRwire/ - General Mills announced today a commitment to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent across its full value chain from farm to fork to landfill over the next 10 years. The commitment was calculated using science-based...

Top Companies and Nonprofit Partners Named Finalists in 2015 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards

Posted: Aug 31, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31 /CSRwire/ - VolunteerMatch, the Web's largest volunteer engagement network, announced today the finalists for the 2015 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony during the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, to be held December 1-2, 2015...

Web-Based Software for Making Fact-Based Sustainability Decisions

Posted: Aug 31, 2015 – 01:00 AM EST

AMERSFOORT, Netherlands, Aug. 31 /CSRwire/ - Today, PR Sustainability launches SimaPro Share Collect, a web-based platform developed to facilitate fact-based sustainable decision-making in an efficient, time-saving manner. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is the principal quantitative, science-based approach for determining the environmental impacts of...

Cox Employee Relief Fund Reaches $4 Million Giving Milestone

Posted: Aug 28, 2015 – 04:08 PM EST

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - The Cox Employee Relief Fund (CERF), established hours after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina by members of the Cox family and the James M. Cox Foundation, announced today that it has surpassed $4 million in employee grants....

T. Rowe Price: Kids Who Get An Allowance Are More Money Savvy Than Those Who Do Not

Posted: Aug 28, 2015 – 04:00 PM EST

BALTIMORE, Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - T. Rowe Prices 2015 Parents, Kids Money Survey revealed that having conversations with kids about money is critical to raising financially savvy kids. There is also a significant benefit in letting kids experience money, and providing an allowance...

Seventh Generation and Mamava Announce Finalists in Crowdsourcing Campaign to Provide Moms With More Breastfeeding Options On-the-Go

Posted: Aug 28, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

BURLINGTON, VT, Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Today, Seventh Generation, a leading household and baby care company, announce the four finalist locations of a national crowdsourcing campaign to determine the location of two new Mamava pumping and nursing pods. Seventh Generation launched...

Ingersoll Rand Leader Awarded with Prestigious Women Worth Watching Honor

Posted: Aug 27, 2015 – 04:07 PM EST

DAVIDSON, N.C., Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Sheila Tierney, vice president of product management for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) Parts Supply Solutions at Ingersoll Rand was announced a winner of Diversity Journals 14th annual Women Worth Watching Award. Tierney is among...

Meghan Linsey To Serve As Santa Train Celebrity Guest

Posted: Aug 27, 2015 – 02:42 PM EST

KINGSPORT, Tenn., Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Rising pop star and The Voice Season 8 runner-up Meghan Linsey will be the celebrity guest on the Santa Train when it makes its 73rd journey to bring gifts to Appalachian families on Saturday, Nov. 21. She...

CITGO Donation Funds New Playground for New Orleans Children

Posted: Aug 27, 2015 – 01:58 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Today, New Orleans children are receiving a new playground in Eastshore Park as part of a donation from CITGO Petroleum Corporation to KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives...

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