Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Names New Chair and Vice Chair

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 10 /CSRwire/ – The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announced today that Mary Schell,  chief public affairs officer for The Wendy’s Company, has been elected as chair of its board of trustees. Todd Penegor, president and chief executive officer of The Wendy’s Company, has been elected vice chair. Schell, who has been … Continued

Speaker Proposals Now Being Accepted for COMMIT!Forum 2018: Brands Taking Stands – The Long View, Oct. 23-25 in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 09 /CSRwire/ – The Corporate Responsibility Association and CR Magazine are now accepting presenter proposals for the 2018 COMMIT!Forum conference to be held at MGM National Harbor Oct. 23-25. Submission deadline is March 15. The theme for COMMIT!Forum 2018 (http://www.commitforum.com) is “Brands Taking Stands — The Long View,” focusing on strategies adopted … Continued

Financing the SDGs

LONDON, Jan. 09 /CSRwire/ – The green bond market is worth $100bn, but $1trn is needed to fund the low-energy transition by 2020. Ethical Corporation recently commissioned a briefing into the growing state of green finance, which goes into depth on the important role it has to play in tackling climate change and assesses what it … Continued

Smithfield Foods Achieves Industry-Leading Animal Care Commitment, Unveils New Virtual Reality Video of Its Group Housing Systems

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc. is proud to announce that it has fulfilled its industry-leading commitment of providing group housing systems for pregnant sows on all company-owned farms in the United States. Smithfield also released a 360-degree, virtual reality video that transports viewers to a company sow farm. The video can … Continued

Schwarzman College Awarded LEED Gold Certification

BEIJING, Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ – Schwarzman College is pleased to announce the award of LEED Gold certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) under the LEED-New Construction system, a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement. The system provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings. Set on the campus of Tsinghua … Continued

2018 International Women’s Day Forum

Our eighth annual International Women’s Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the U.S. Department of State, will gather the business community, civil society, and government representatives to advance women’s and girls’ empowerment around the globe. Achieving full gender equality means overcoming a host … Continued