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Diversity & Inclusion

2024 Nielsen Diverse Intelligence Series: Reaching Asian American Audiences

The Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) are a valuable group for marketers to engage. Understanding their media preferences is critical to resonating in the long term with this diverse community.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Maximus Foundation Announces Over $2 Million in Grants for Nonprofits Nationwide

We've announced the Maximus Foundation will award over $2 million in grants to 209 nonprofit organizations across the United States. This year, each grantee will receive $10,000 to further their work across community development, youth programs, and healthcare services.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Working With Community Corporate to Reskill Refugees Through Cisco Networking Academy

Around the world Cisco has numerous programs to support refugees. Many of these initiatives are designed to provide immediate assistance to displaced persons in need. Cisco Networking Academy’s focus on transforming the lives of learners, educators, and communities.

Education

MilliporeSigma Launches Curiosity Cube App To Increase Access to Science Education

The Curiosity Cube app from MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, brings interactive mobile science experiments to students, increasing excitement and access to STEM education across the United States.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Henkel and Habitat for Humanity International Expand Partnership

Henkel, a global company, marketing a wide range of well-known consumer and industrial brands, announced that it is expanding its national partnership with Habitat for Humanity International.

Social Impact & Volunteering

KeyBank’s Buffalo Teammates Build Beds for Children on 2024 Neighbors Make the Difference Day

It’s not just a catch phrase, it’s the mission at Sleep in Heavenly Peace in Buffalo where dozens of KeyBank teammates came together to help build beds on 2024 Neighbors Make the Difference Day, held on June 6th.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Whirlpool Corporation Engineers Nominated for the SWE 2024 Individual Awards

Whirlpool Corporation is proud to celebrate a remarkable group of its own engineers that have been nominated for the SWE 2024 Individual Awards by their colleagues and Whirlpool SWE chapter members in the US, Brazil and India.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Georgia-Pacific: Putting the Power in Our People’s Hands

At Georgia-Pacific, we believe the best solutions in business come from the bottom up. Our cellulose mill system proved that principle this year, with a solution that started on a whiteboard in a break room just a few months earlier.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Atlantic City Electric: Empowering Our Communities

Atlantic City Electric is powering local communities beyond reliable energy service including through environmental stewardship and resiliency grants for South Jersey municipalities. Our Sustainable Communities Grant Program has provided $310,000 in grants

Research, Reports & Publications

Cascale Executives Pick Their Highlights From 2023 Annual Report

In this latest blog by Kaley Roshitsh, Editorial Director at Cascale, Cascale team members reflect on our 2023 Annual Report.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Giving Back, Looking Forward: Trane Technologies and the ROC

At Trane Technologies, our vision of a sustainable future also includes having an uplifting and positive impact on people and society. We’re committed to developing the next generation of leaders who can transform our way of life and our world.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Supercharging Young People to Meet Global Challenges

Gen has launched a new partnership with Social Shifters, a nonprofit empowering young leaders to develop solutions to pressing social and environmental issues. Gen members will serve as judges for the Global Innovation Challenge, which provides up to $10,000 in funding.

Environment

Net Impact Announces Winners of the 2024 Circular Plastics Challenge

A team from Boise State University was selected as winner of the with its forward-thinking solution regarding the circular economy, presented during the virtual showcase of the Circular Plastics Challenge at NPE2024.

Responsible Production & Consumption

CNH’s ‘A Sustainable Year’ Series Spotlights Sustainable Production in Lecce

World class equipment, technology and services company, CNH, has released the third installment of its ‘A Sustainable Year’ series.

Responsible Production & Consumption

What Is Climate Smart Agriculture – and Why Should Your Business Care?

U.S. soy producers – like all farmers – are at the vanguard of a critical movement.

Diversity & Inclusion

Celebrating Our Culture of Inclusivity: Pride Month at HARMAN

In honor of Pride Month this June, HARMAN celebrated with a vibrant series of events, sponsored by our Pride Employee Resource Group (ERG), in support of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Energy

Georgia Power Partners With U.S. Army Fort Garrison Eisenhower for Resiliency and To Reduce Carbon Footprint

Georgia Power, a Southern Company subsidiary, is partnering with U.S. Army Garrison Fort Eisenhower as a part of a $72 million utility energy service contract (UESC) to increase the energy efficiency of the 55,000-acre military installation located near Augusta, Ga.

Education

Prairie Pupils Young and Old Discover ‘A Family Can Learn Together’

As Canada celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, Enbridge remains committed year-round to strengthening relationships with Indigenous communities across North America, and advancing reconciliation, through engagement, economic inclusion, and partnerships.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Michael Roth and Michael Schulman Headline 2024 Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony

Michael Roth, Vice President of Communications for AEG, and Michael Schulman, CEO of the Anaheim Ducks, were selected for the highest honor of the Eli Sherman Pillar of Achievement Award by the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

Environment

IP Celebrates National Forest Week and Public-Private Partnerships That Bolster Healthy Forests for All

In honor of National Forest Week, International Paper (IP) and longtime partner National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) celebrate the collaboration between public and private partners that is essential to supporting robust forests and wildlife throughout the Southeast.

Innovation & Technology

Clearing the Air About Carbon Dioxide Removal

With companies setting net-zero targets and countries working to achieve their climate goals under the Paris Agreement, there’s been much discussion lately about the role of emission reductions and carbon removals.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Kohler Golf Resort Achieves a Green Tourism Gold Award

Shout out to our amazing associates at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews, Scotland, for achieving a Green Tourism Gold Award!

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Freda Zietlow, Senior Portfolio Manager, Fiduciary Trust, Recognized as One of the Most Influential Women

Fiduciary Trust International, a global wealth manager and wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Templeton, announces that Freda Lam Zietlow, CFA, managing director and senior portfolio manager, has been nominated by Woman of Influence as one of the honorees.

Diversity & Inclusion

Sharing Knowledge: Meet Shauna Fields

I entered the working world with undiagnosed ADHD and had to spend a lot of time figuring out ways to make my brain happy to avoid getting painfully and irritably bored from things I didn't enjoy at work. Leaning into what I enjoy at work has since had an influence on my care.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Leaner, Greener Technology Supports 40% Energy Efficiency Gains for Comcast’s Nationwide Network

Comcast announced it has reduced the electricity it takes to deliver each byte of data across its network by 40% since 2019.

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