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2014-08-22 23:06:25

Trade Audit Used to Assess Massachusetts Manufacturer of Roofing Systems for Social Responsibility, Environment and Rights of Workers (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Sika Corporation today announced the use of the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) methodology for the company’s facility in Canton, MA, where thermoplastic roofing, roof coating and waterproofing systems are manufactured. SMETA focuses on four pillars: labor standards, health and safety,...

2014-08-06 08:28:27

Report chronicles the company's gains in Diversity, Philanthropy and Sustainability among communities and employees LAS VEGAS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Executive Summary, highlighting the company's continued commitment to diversity, engagement with its communities, and stewardship of environmental resources. Themed "Inspiring Our World", the summary is available for download on the company's CSR...

2014-08-05 23:05:36

D.C.-based consulting firm recognized for extraordinary Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and sponsorship work with various charitable and community organizations. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Consulting magazine has named MorganFranklin Consulting a winner of the publication’s inaugural Excellence in Social & Community Investment Achievement Awards, which honor and formally recognize the investments consulting firms make in social and community causes....

2014-07-30 12:30:49

Susan Salka Recognized for Corporate Citizenship SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and largest provider of staffing services in the nation, announced today that Susan Salka, AMN's President, CEO and Director, has been named Director of the Year for Corporate Citizenship by the Corporate Director's Forum. She is among six San Diego leaders who are being recognized for their high...

2014-07-30 12:25:12

RICHMOND, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an online report released today, Dominion (NYSE: D) says that 50 percent of the electricity it produced from its fleet of power stations in 2013 came from carbon-free nuclear and renewable energy. In addition, the company's generation fleet saw a 24 percent reduction in carbon intensity - the carbon emissions rate per unit of electric output - from 2009 to 2013. These are highlighted in Dominion's seventh annual Citizenship & Sustainability...

2014-07-30 08:26:31

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has published its annual report on sustainability, a comprehensive overview of the Company's progress against its sustainability efforts within its People, Planet and Products framework. "At Kimberly-Clark, our vision is to lead the world in essentials for a better life. Sustainability challenges us to deliver on this vision by being responsible stewards of the environment and positive contributors to our...

2014-07-21 08:25:05

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today released its inaugural corporate responsibility report. The report highlights the Company's commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices in its areas of operations, governance, safety and environmental stewardship as well as workforce development and community support. A digital version of the report is available at www.newfield.com/CR. Newfield's...

2014-07-15 12:26:32

Divergence between emerging and mature economies as consumers search for tangible, personal benefits in sustainable products and services LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Only a third of consumers regularly consider sustainability in their purchasing decisions, according to a global study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Havas Media RE:PURPOSE, which reveals the reasons for the disconnect between business and consumer expectations of sustainable products and services. The report, "From...

2014-07-09 08:30:42

Exceeds goals for greenhouse gas emissions and renewable energy sourcing; continues to raise the bar for 2020 STRATHAM, N.H., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2007, as part of its overall commitment to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Timberland set a number of aggressive performance targets related to its four CSR pillars: Factories, Climate, Product and Service. The goal was to achieve these targets by the year 2015. Today, Timberland is pleased to...

2014-07-07 12:23:03

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Goal Met a Year Ahead of Schedule DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Incorporated today announced the release of its 2013 Sustainability Progress Report on comerica.com. The online report, which updates progress made in several key sustainability areas of focus, highlights Comerica's achievement of its first greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010807/CMALOGO "In 2009, we set a goal to...


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