December 11, 2017

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Over 15% Alternative-Fuel Vehicles in EMMS Participants’ Fleets in 2016

Posted: Nov 10, 2017 – 07:30 AM EST

- Posts participating in IPC Sustainability programme continue to invest in alternative-fuel vehicles and see the value of eco-driving in their business case - IPC Environmental Measurement and Monitoring System (EMMS) programme reports excellent results in all three reporting categories for reporting year...

Chevron and Gibson Dunn Face Potential Criminal Probe Over $2m Witness Bribery Plot in Ecuador Pollution Case

Posted: Nov 09, 2017 – 01:32 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - Amazon indigenous groups and farmer communities in Ecuador have requested that the U.S. Department of Justice open a criminal investigation of Chevron and the Gibson Dunn law firm after uncovering a witness bribery scheme designed by the...

UPS and NYSERDA to Convert UPS Diesel Delivery Trucks in NYC to Electric

Posted: Nov 09, 2017 – 01:05 PM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that new technology will be developed to convert UPS package delivery vehicles from diesel to electric. UPS and Unique Electric Solutions LLC...

SC Johnson Earns 13th Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index

Posted: Nov 09, 2017 – 12:56 PM EST

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - Today, SC Johnson announced it has earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) survey and report. This honor marks the 13th time the company has earned a perfect score and...

Smithfield Foods Supports Veterans with $25,000 Contribution to Warrior Canine Connection

Posted: Nov 09, 2017 – 10:43 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va, Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce it has joined forces with the Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), a pioneering organization that utilizes a Mission Based Trauma Recovery therapy model to...

MyFarms Announced as Field to Market’s Newest Technology Partner

Posted: Nov 09, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture today announced the integration of the Fieldprint Platform's sustainability metrics and algorithms into the MyFarms software platform. As one of the Alliances newest qualified data management partners, MyFarms now offers...

Your Nature-Inspired Climate Change Solution May Be Worth $100,000

Posted: Nov 09, 2017 – 09:30 AM EST

The 2017-2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is looking to help commercialize nature-inspired solutions to adapt to, mitigate, or reverse the effects of climate change.

UPS Launches eBike Solution in Pittsburgh

Posted: Nov 08, 2017 – 12:05 PM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of an eBike that will deliver packages in Pittsburgh, Pa. The electrically-assisted tricycle will help reduce carbon emissions in addition to traffic, noise and air quality challenges in Pittsburgh. The deployment...

Consumers Energy Says Help is Available for Those in Need as Winter Weather Sets in Across Michigan

Posted: Nov 08, 2017 – 10:15 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - As freezing temperatures start to settle in across Michigan, Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan families, seniors and those in need that now is the time to reach out for help with winter heating costs. Help is available...

Stress of Current Events Is Generating Apathy Among Americans Says Fifth Annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex)

Posted: Nov 08, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

LOS ANGELES and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - Nearly half of Americans (47%) believe the world is becoming a worse place to live, according to the fifth annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex). In total, 1,019 Americans were polled this year for...

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