September 19, 2019

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7-Eleven’s RENEW™ Reduced Emissions Program and Customers Help Plant 100,000 Trees With The Arbor Day Foundation

Published: Oct 31, 2018 – 01:05 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - In one year, 7-Eleven, Inc. and its customers have planted 100,000 trees and offset 32,448 metric tons in carbon emissions through the RENEW™ reduced emissions fuel program. That is the equivalent of powering 1.6 million homes for...

Costa Cruises and AISM: Tours Now Also Accessible to Guests with Disabilities for the First Time

Published: Sep 28, 2018 – 01:10 PM EST

The new "Adagio Tours", available for Mediterranean cruises on the flagship Costa Diadema from January 2019, will also allow guests with impaired mobility to take part in group shore excursions. The programs have been planned with the help of 15 women with multiple...

The Hershey Company Launches “The Heartwarming Project”

Published: Sep 24, 2018 – 05:02 PM EST

HERSHEY, Pa., Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - The Hershey Company is launching The Heartwarming Project, an initiative dedicated to helping kids and families build meaningful social connections. The project, which builds on the power of the company's beloved brands to create connections,...

The Briad Group Raises $425,000 for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption at Annual Charity Golf Outing

Published: Sep 20, 2018 – 11:20 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - At its annual Charity Golf Outing in Somerset, NJ last week, The Briad Group® presented the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption with a check for $425,000 and pledged additional contributions toward the Foundation's commitment to dramatically increase...

Back by Popular Demand: Covestro to Host Second Annual THINC30 Summit This Fall

Published: Aug 16, 2018 – 10:03 AM EST

• National and local experts to demonstrate how Pittsburghers can put their purpose to work for a sustainable future • Industry track to showcase the hands-on business case for sustainability; social track to highlight cutting-edge social innovators • Attendees will create Pittsburgh’s very...

Launch of Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative to "Give a Healthy Twist to Your Life" in Costa Rica

Published: Aug 06, 2018 – 08:42 AM EST

The initiative is led by The Consumer Goods Forum and ran from 27th-29th July at the Automercado de Alajuela and the Walmart de San Sebastián; The collaborative movement is looking to help consumers make informed decisions that allow them to seek balance and...

Newmont Partners With Project WET to Provide Water Education in South America and Beyond

Published: Aug 02, 2018 – 08:20 AM EST

DENVER, Aug. 02 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) today announced a partnership with the Project WET Foundation - a global leader in water education - to advance responsible use of water resources through community-based teacher training. The partnership will focus on...

Bechtel Partners with U.S. Agency to Deliver Infrastructure Solutions for Africa-led Development

Published: Jul 03, 2018 – 02:04 PM EST

RESTON, Va, Jul. 03 /CSRwire/ - Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, will work with a leading U.S.-based development agency to accelerate the growth of local infrastructure across Africa. Bechtel will partner with the U.S.-Africa Development Foundation (USADF) to deliver...

Bringing Light to Those Who Need It Most: Studio Unite Becomes First Non-profit to Win $10k in Flash Funding From Ingram Micro

Published: Jun 28, 2018 – 11:13 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - After her son was diagnosed with asthma, Alice Chun, CEO and Co-Founder of Studio Unite, was inspired to use solar energy as a way to reduce pollution and improve the environment. Since then, Chun and the team...

Disaster Resiliency: Learn How IBM and Bechtel Partnered in Puerto Rico in Free 3BL Media Webcast, July 11

Published: Jun 18, 2018 – 09:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jun. 18 /CSRwire/ - With the 2018 hurricane season under way, two large B2B corporations committed to improving long-term recovery from natural disasters are sharing lessons learned from last year's devastating Category 5 storm in Puerto Rico and mapping their work...

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