October 18, 2019

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Taproot Foundation Announces the Average Hourly Value of Pro Bono Service is now $195

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 07:24 PM EST

Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - In the lead up to Pro Bono Week 2019, Taproot Foundation announces that the average hourly value of pro bono service in 2019 has increased to $195, up 30% over the 2015 valuation. The $195 valuation defines the average...

Customer Demands are Driving Sustainability Goal-Setting Into a New Era

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 07:22 PM EST

Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Customers are the most important stakeholders influencing how companies set sustainability priorities, define goals and respond to external requests for environment, social and governance (ESG) information, according to a new report by NAEM. Among the EHSS leaders surveyed by...

Anglo American Employee Volunteer Program Awarded IMPACT2030 Innovation Award

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 07:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Anglo Americans employee volunteering program Ambassadors for Good received high recognition during United Nations General Assembly week when IMPACT 2030 awarded it one of its top innovation awards. Founded in response to United Nations (UN) Resolution A/RES/66/67, which...

Scotiabank Supports Employee Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 07:11 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Scotiabank is adding two additional paid personal days for eligible Canadian employees in support of mental health and broader wellbeing. "Our people are our most important asset, and their wellbeing is a top priority for Scotiabank," says Barbara...

An Innovative Future Factory for S.Pellegrino

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 07:00 PM EST

An innovative future factory for S.Pellegrino To celebrate the 120-year anniversary of S.Pellegrino, work has begun on the new production plant of one of the best-known and iconic Italian brands in the world. The new S.Pellegrino bottling facility at San Pellegrino Terme in...

National Grid Unveils New England’s Largest Battery Storage Facility, Back-up Energy Supply for Nantucket

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 06:57 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - National Grid today unveiled one of the largest battery energy storage resources in the Northeast United States. Built on the island of Nantucket, in Massachusetts, the facility will ensure electric reliability for customers during peak summer months...

American Standard Wins 2019 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 06:55 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized American Standard, part of LIXIL Americas, with a 2019 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award for its heroic efforts to defeat water waste and promote WaterSense in...

Bridgestone Holds 10th Annual Bridgestone Group Global TQM Conference

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 06:52 PM EST

TOKYO, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Bridgestone Corporation today announced that it held the 10th Bridgestone Group Global Total Quality Management (TQM) Conference on September 20, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States. First held in 2010,*1 this annual conference serves as a...

Indonesia Adds Value to Mining Industry, Invests in Downstream Processing Facilities

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 06:49 PM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Creating mining and minerals processing infrastructure to increase Indonesias mineral value while strengthening downstream processing capabilities has been at the core of the Indonesian mining authority and mineral export laws since 2009. PT Borneo Alumina Indonesia has...

ON Semiconductor Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for a Second Year in a Row

Posted: Oct 09, 2019 – 06:45 PM EST

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America, recognizing companies with sustainable business practices. This is the second time the company has been included in...

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