September 19, 2018

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Victory for Rainforest Communities Over Chevron as Ecuador Government Vows to Fight “Illegal” Private Arbitral Award

Posted: Sep 19, 2018 – 02:33 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - Rainforest communities in Ecuador who won a landmark $12 billion environmental judgment against Chevron earned a big victory this week when their countrys Attorney General announced he would seek nullification of an arbitral order obtained by Chevron...

Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum

Posted: Sep 19, 2018 – 12:45 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - On September 12, Michael R. Bloomberg announced 50 heads of state from six continents have already committed to attend the second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum (GBF), making it one of the most-attended events by heads of...

Mondelēz International Employees Journey to Cocoa Life Communities for Skills-Exchange Mission

Posted: Sep 19, 2018 – 09:39 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) This month, Mondelēz International is sending 15 colleagues to Ghana, the birthplace of Cocoa Life, the company's sustainable cocoa program. As part of the Joy Ambassadors skills-exchange program, employees will spend two weeks learning about the...

UPS Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Sixth Consecutive Year

Posted: Sep 18, 2018 – 11:35 AM EST

ATLANTA, Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the sixth consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the 14th straight year. The recognition comes as UPS continues...

YourCause Volunteer Manager Enhancements Deliver Innovation and Simplicity to Employee Experience

Posted: Sep 18, 2018 – 10:43 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - YourCause, LLC, the leader in enterprise philanthropy and corporate social responsibility technology, announced today an update to its Volunteer Manager product. This release combines new features and functionality, an improved user experience, and a modern technology architecture...

KFC Honors Founder’s 128th Birthday with First Global Community Outreach Project, Acts of Colonel-ness

Posted: Sep 18, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - KFC celebrated its first-ever global community outreach effort this September through a new, annual giving initiative called Acts of Colonel-ness, in honor of what would have been founder Colonel Harland Sanders 128th birthday. To bring the campaign...

National Forest Foundation Plants a Record 2.6 Million Trees in 2018

Posted: Sep 17, 2018 – 05:15 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is pleased to announce it has planted more than 2.6 million trees in 2018, the largest number of trees planted in a single year by the NFF. We are thrilled to have...

The UPS Foundation Mobilizes its Disaster Relief Network and Pledges an Initial $1 Million to Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Posted: Sep 17, 2018 – 03:45 PM EST

ATLANTA, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a more than $1 million commitment through The UPS Foundation in support of recovery efforts following the devastating flooding, infrastructure damage and utility outages caused by Hurricane Florence. Through a combination of cash grants,...

Consumers Energy Kicks Off Battery Storage Era At Western Michigan University

Posted: Sep 17, 2018 – 02:30 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy today ushered in a new technology on the campus of Western Michigan University, starting operation of a new large-scale battery that should store enough energy to power 1,000 homes at any time. Advances in battery...

Scotiabank Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America

Posted: Sep 17, 2018 – 11:52 AM EST

TORONTO, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Scotiabank was recognized for its success in environmental, social and governance initiatives by placing on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI), in the top 20 per cent of companies globally, and as one of the...

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