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Cisco and Mercy Corps Join Together to Accelerate Digital Solutions to Tough Global Challenges

SAN JOSE, CA and PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 09/20/17 -- Leading technology company Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and global organization Mercy Corps are embarking on a five-year, $10 million initiative to help deliver aid and development assistance faster, better and to more people around the world. Cisco and Mercy Corps plan to impact more than 11 million people through the integration of digital solutions into programs that help people survive through crisis, build better lives and transform the ...


20.09.2017

LexisNexis backs finalist in social mobility awards

Wider access to the legal profession at the heart of shortlisted programme LONDON, 20 September 2017 – LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, has pledged its continued support of a UK diversity programme that has been shortlisted for a new award. The global company backs the Legal Social Mobility Partnership (LSMP), which aims to widen access to the legal profession, and has been named a finalist in the Innovation category of the inaugural UK Social Mobility Awards ...


20.09.2017

UKCloud Discuss Societal Responsibility And Business Growth Plans With Sir Gerald Howarth MP

London – 17th March 2017 – UKCloud, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave assured cloud services company, discussed the company’s rapid growth, plans for further investment and recruitment, and its ongoing focus on technical innovation, with local Aldershot MP, Sir Gerald Howarth. During his visit to UKCloud’s headquarters in Farnborough, Sir Gerald learnt about the local business’s commitment to the public sector, and heard how it is actively supporting the digitisation of public se ...


17.03.2017

Google, LinkedIn, Symantec and Synopsys Team to Launch New Community Challenge

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/14/17 -- Got heart? Just in time for Valentine''s Day, four of the world''s most innovative companies are turning their talents to making their hometown of Mountain View a more compassionate and equitable community, and a better place to live and work with the launch of Inspire Mountain View (). Inspire Mountain View is a community challenge that will award three grants of $25K, $50K and $100K for projects that benefit the people who ...


14.02.2017

Retailers Invited to Shop ''5th Avenue in the Cloud'' at NRF to Raise Money for Retail Orphan Initiative

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 01/18/16 -- While the retail industry assembles at the National Retail Federation''s in New York City, in addition to the usual networking and exploration of technologies and trends impacting their business, they''ll also have a chance to participate in a unique charity shopping experience to benefit children in need around the globe.Show attendees are invited to visit Aptos booth #3504 to visit its "Taking 5th Avenue to the Cloud" ...


18.01.2016

Back-to-School Christmas Gifts With Konica Minolta

SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 12/04/15 -- School bags, stationary, and vouchers -- these were among the list of items that volunteers from (BSA) distributed today to underprivileged students from various walks of life. More than 100 students benefited from the donation drive, which was a Christmas initiative to help the students prepare for the upcoming school year."As part of our ongoing initiative to contribute positively to the local community, we believe everyone can play an active ro ...


04.12.2015

SocialBox.Biz Releases Expert Review of IT Recycling Needs

Today, there are already lots of businesses, small companies and organizations that are keen to do the right thing in terms of recycling their old computer equipment for various reasons. Some of them would want to do it for reasons including Space Limitations, Data Protection and Environmental Laws, Health & Safety, Corporate Social Duties and other for different reasons. However despite the fact that they want to do it successfully and quickly; the problem is they don’t know how and where t ...


02.12.2015

Northland Securities and Cisco to Host Analytics Tech Talk

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/17/15 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) will host a Tech Talk with Northland Securities to discuss Cisco''s comprehensive analytics strategy including the role it plays in the Internet of Everything. Mike Flannagan, Vice President and General Manager, Data Analytics Business Group, will give a brief presentation and address questions during the webcast/conference call.Interested parties can view this event on Cisco''s Investor Relations website atMo ...


17.03.2015

Schwarze Industries Adopts Solar for VFW; Simultaneously Benefits Veterans and Environment

HUNTSVILLE, AL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/12/15 -- Schwarze Industries, manufacturer of some of the finest, most durable, quality power sweeping equipment in the world, has recently become a sponsor of a solar panel array that will make a positive impact on the lives of U.S. veterans and our environment.By joining SolarCure''s "Adopt-a-Solar Panel" Marketing Program, they will sponsor a solar panel that will be installed as part of a complete solar array on the roof of the Veter ...


12.03.2015

BloomSky to Give Away Ten Thousand Personal Smart Weather Stations to American Schools and Parks

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/10/14 -- BloomSky, a Silicon Valley start-up and developer of the world''s first personal smart weather station, today announced it will give away 10,000 of its outdoor modules to public and private schools and public parks throughout the United States. The new BloomSky "hyperlocal" weather station lets users monitor real-time weather data and sky images, and crowdsource the results.The BloomSky personal weather station is a combinati ...


10.11.2014

Wyndham Worldwide Named Outstanding Employer by New Jersey Business & Industry Association

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/14 -- Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world''s largest hospitality companies, received the 2014 Award of Excellence for Outstanding Employer from New Jersey Business & Industry Association. This prestigious award is presented annually to a company that demonstrates a creative and forward-looking approach to managing its human resources. Wyndham Worldwide was recognized for its Be Well program, a holistic approach to associate heal ...


17.10.2014

Wyndham Worldwide Named Sustainability Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Carbon Disclosure Project

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/14 -- Building on its track record of industry-leading sustainability best practices and social performance, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world''s largest hospitality companies, was recently named to four top sustainability leadership indices: the Dow Jones North America and World Sustainability Indices, and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Climate Disclosure and Climate Performance Leadership Indices."Our commitment to sus ...


15.10.2014

Canada''s Clean50 Sustainability Champions Named

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/14 -- A 20 year old who turns algae-infested water into a combination of clean water, biodiesel fuel, and a possible cure for a childhood cancer. A corporate leader who has transformed a once bankrupt major corporation into the sustainability leader in the forest products industry. Four entrepreneurs working individually to bring us more renewable energy, dramatically enhanced waste water treatment, a significant boost to the energy efficiency of large ...


16.09.2014

Canada''s Clean50 Sustainability Champions Named

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/14 -- A 20 year old who turns algae-infested water into a combination of clean water, biodiesel fuel, and a possible cure for a childhood cancer. A corporate leader who has transformed a once bankrupt major corporation into the sustainability leader in the forest products industry. Four entrepreneurs working individually to bring us more renewable energy, dramatically enhanced waste water treatment, a significant boost to the energy efficiency of large ...


16.09.2014

JK Group's Innovative Consiva Platform Enhances Employee Engagement and Retention

PLAINSBORO, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 12/03/13 -- , the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy, today shared details of how its new suite of corporate giving solutions can help organizations improve their employer brand and attract and retain top talent.Recent research from the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) highlights the growing importance of . Despite the global recession and continuing economic uncertainty, th ...


03.12.2013

JK Group Clients Donate $2 Million for Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

PLAINSBORO, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/25/13 -- , the leading end-to-end provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy, today announced that its clients have used its capabilities to donate a total of more than $2 million to relief agencies in just the first 10 days after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines.With its innovative corporate giving solutions, JK Group enables organizations to facilitate their employee giving programs and spur maximum participation. As nat ...


25.11.2013

JK Group Announces Consiva

PLAINSBORO, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/13/13 -- , the leading end-to-end provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy, today announced the launch of Consiva, its innovative new suite of philanthropic solutions designed to provide a new way for corporations to drive employee engagement, integrate information and activities and measure the success of their efforts, both in the United States and internationally.Today's employees, job seekers and consumers alike incr ...


13.11.2013

JK Group Supports Large Portion of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens

PLAINSBORO, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/05/13 -- , the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy and social responsibility, congratulates its clients who have been identified in the listing of companies ranked in Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's . The recognition of its clients, which included 40% of the Top Ten in this prestigious list, highlights JK Group's effectiveness in supporting the most socially responsible com ...


05.11.2013

JK Group Welcomes Colin Day to Board of Directors

PLAINSBORO, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/13 -- , the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy and social responsibility, today announced that accomplished business leader , founder and CEO of , the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) businesses, has joined the company's Board of Directors. As a member of the board, Day will contribute to the guidance of JK Group's innovation and strategic growth as the company ...


21.10.2013

Wyndham Worldwide Earns First-Time Listing on Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/03/13 -- Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, announced today it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the first time. The Company is one of three hospitality companies, and the only one in North America, recognized in the hotels, resorts and cruise line segment.The S&P Dow Jones Indices are one of the most recognized sustainability performance rating tools, with the Susta ...


03.10.2013

AMD Recognized by Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America for Corporate Responsibility Commitment

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/19/13 -- (NYSE: AMD) announced today it has been named to the (DJSI) North America for the ninth consecutive year. This external recognition validates AMD's long-held commitment to and its strong social, environmental and economic performance."At AMD, we're committed to positively contributing to our customers, key stakeholders, employees and communities through everything we do," said , director, Corporate Responsibility at AMD. " ...


19.09.2013

Fairmont Announces Initiative to Help Its Communities Flourish

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/13 -- This September, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts will reach out and support local charitable organizations during the brand's Community Connections Month. As part of Fairmont's new program and the brand's ongoing commitment to proactively engage with its local communities, hotel colleagues in participating locations will be rolling up their sleeves and pitching in, whether it be volunteering at a shelter, highlighting the preservati ...


13.08.2013

Cisco Schedules Conference Call for Q4 and Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/13 -- (NASDAQ: CSCO) has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at 1:30 PM (PT) to announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 financial results for the period ending Saturday, July 27.Financial results will be released over Marketwired as well as the European Business and Technical Wire after the close of the market on Wednesday, August 14, 2013.Cisco's quarterly earnings press release will be posted at under the "New ...


31.07.2013

DGAP-News: Isola Advances Corporate Social Responsibility as a Full Member of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition

Isola Group 30.07.2013 15:00 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Joins a Roster of Leading Electronics Companies Working to Improve Social and Environmental Issues CHANDLER, Ariz., 2013-07-30 15:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Isola Group S.a.r.l., a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multi-layer Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), announced today that it has become a full member of the Electronic ...


30.07.2013

Cisco to Host Investor Day at Cisco Live 2013

SAN JOSE CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/21/13 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) will hold its first Investor Day at Cisco Live on Tuesday, June 25, and Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Orlando, Florida. Interested parties can view the live general sessions, including corresponding slide presentations, and obtain additional information regarding the webcast for the event by visiting the .Webcast replays of the sessions will be available on June 27, 2013.Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in IT that helps ...


21.06.2013

REMINDER: Deutsche Bank and Cisco to Host a Conference Call on What Is Network Function Virtualization (NfV) and How Does It Apply to Mobility?

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) - Have you heard of the term Network Function Virtualization (NfV)? How is it different to Software Defined Networking (SDN)? If you want to understand what NfV is, and how it applies to Mobility, Cisco will host a conference call with Deutsche Bank to discuss these market trends on Tuesday, June 18th.The webcast will be hosted by Kelly Ahuja, SVP and GM, Mobility Business Group. Interested parties can view this event on Cisco� ...


17.06.2013

Deutsche Bank and Cisco to Host a Conference Call on What Is Network Function Virtualization (NfV) and How Does It Apply to Mobility?

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/12/13 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) - Have you heard of the term Network Function Virtualization (NfV)? How is it different to Software Defined Networking (SDN)? If you want to understand what NfV is, and how it applies to Mobility, Cisco will host a conference call with Deutsche Bank to discuss these market trends on Tuesday, June 18th.The webcast will be hosted by Kelly Ahuja, SVP and GM, Mobility Business Group. Interested parties can view this event on Cisco� ...


12.06.2013

Cisco to Host Investor Day at Cisco Live 2013

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/13 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) will hold its first Investor Day at Cisco Live 2013 on Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Orlando, Florida. Investor Day complements our annual Financial Analyst Conference, which takes place in the winter, by providing a deeper dive into Cisco's business and technology. Investor Day at Cisco Live 2013 is designed to give investors and analysts an opportunity to experience Cisco Live, while also providing disc ...


10.06.2013

WattzOn Survey: U.S. Workers Want Their Companies to Take More Action to Protect the Environment, Perception and Participation Is Low

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/13 -- (), the personal energy management platform, today announces survey results around employee perception of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the environment. These WattzOn survey results reveal how important environmental protection is to employees, and how many would take a pay cut or look for new jobs to work with a company that takes environmental protection seriously.One of the most interesting findings from the survey is that three ...


04.06.2013

Cisco Announces Upcoming Event With the Financial Community

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/13 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it will participate in the following event with the financial community during the month of June. The event will be webcast. Interested parties can view this event on Cisco's Investor Relations website at .Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Technology Conference June 4, 2013 San Francisco, CA 1:00 pm PT; 4:00 pm ET Frank Calderoni, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerCisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) ...


03.06.2013

Volkswagen Welcomes USA Cycling to Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/24/13 -- The Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships will kick off today with a press conference at the LEED® Platinum Certified Volkswagen Chattanooga plant. Volkswagen has committed to a four year partnership as the title sponsor of this event."We are pleased to welcome USA Cycling to Chattanooga," said Jonathan Browning, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America. "Volkswagen has a storied hi ...


24.05.2013

Goldman Sachs and Cisco to Host Conference Call on Cisco's Cloud Computing Strategy

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/23/13 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) will host a conference call with Goldman Sachs to discuss Cisco's views on Cloud Computing. Lew Tucker, Cisco Vice President and CTO, Cloud Computing will discuss the company's vision, strategy, and perspective on cloud computing.This event will be webcast. Interested parties can view this event on Cisco's Investor Relations website atFriday, May 31, 2013 8:00 am PT / 11:00 am ET Lew Tucker, Vice President, CTO, ...


23.05.2013

Volkswagen Group of America Supports Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/13 -- The Volkswagen of America Foundation, which was created by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., announced today that it will make an immediate donation of $250,000 to the American Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity to assist with the disaster relief efforts following the devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma."Given the severity of the disaster in Oklahoma, the Volkswagen of America Foundation has decided to provide resources to the American Red Cross a ...


22.05.2013

Extensive Partnership Between Volkswagen Group of America, The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 Renewed Through 2015

NEW YORK, NY and WOLFSBURG, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/10/13 -- The opening of on May 12 marks the apex of the long-term partnership between , The . On the occasion of EXPO's opening, Hans Dieter Pötsch, Member of the Board of Directors Volkswagen Group of America; Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art; and Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1, and Chief Curator at Large at MoMA, have announced that the partnership will be extended through 2015. The partnership was es ...


10.05.2013

Audi and Volkswagen Announce Grand Opening of New Manhattan Dealerships

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/10/13 -- Audi and Volkswagen today announced the grand opening of two new flagship dealerships in New York City. The $135 million financing is Audi and Volkswagen's largest investment in a dealership real estate project, and is part of the company's continued growth strategy and operations expansion in the United States.The brands will kick off the dealership opening with a joint celebration on May 10, 2013. Attendees included top leaders from both b ...


10.05.2013

Volkswagen of America, Inc. Invests $10 Million in National Mall Restoration

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/02/13 -- , the official non-profit partner of the National Park Service for restoring and improving the National Mall, today announced a gift of $10 million from Volkswagen of America, Inc. The donation, which will be granted over a five-year period, is designed to sustain and advance efforts to preserve and protect America's most visited national park."There are few places that can educate and inspire people like the National Mall," said Jon ...


02.05.2013

Cisco Schedules Conference Call for Q3 Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/13 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 1:30 PM (PT) to announce its third quarter fiscal year 2013 financial results for the quarter ending Saturday, April 27.Financial results will be released over Marketwired as well as the European Business and Technical Wire after the close of the market on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.Cisco's quarterly earnings press release will be posted at under the "Newsroo ...


01.05.2013

Volkswagen Group Test Center California Earns LEED Certification

OXNARD, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/13 -- Volkswagen's Test Center California (TCC) product development and emissions test laboratory has achieved the coveted certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) green building certification program.LEED certification is an internationally-recognized green building certification system developed by the USGBC in March of 2000. LEED provides building owners and operators with ...


25.04.2013

Volkswagen Group Launches Environmental Initiative in China

SHANGHAI, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/19/13 --Winterkorn: "At Volkswagen, we are convinced that climate protection and efficient technologies are drivers for economic growth. And I am confident that the world's best automaker must take the lead in terms of green mobility, too." China will play a key role in achieving the ambitious goals of the Volkswagen Group. The Group is building seven new plants in China. Five of these plants are already due to start production this year: the ...


19.04.2013

Volkswagen of America Appoints Mark C. McNabb as Chief Operating Officer

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/13 -- Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today announced the appointment of Mark C. McNabb as Chief Operating Officer for the VW brand. McNabb, 51, will join the company effective May 1 and will be responsible for the management of Sales, Aftersales and Customer Experience for the brand. McNabb will report to Jonathan Browning, President and CEO, Volkswagen Group of America. McNabb, most recently President and CEO of Maserati North America for the past four ...


18.04.2013

Volkswagen Group Delivers 2.27 Million Vehicles in First Quarter / 5.1 Percent Increase*

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/12/13 --The Volkswagen Group delivered 2.27 (January-March 2012: 2.16; +5.1 percent)* million vehicles from January to March. The company handed over 864,400 (March 2012: 862,700; +0.2 percent)* vehicles to customers in the month of March. "The Volkswagen Group showed stable development at a high level in the first quarter and performed slightly better than the overall passenger car market. Positive momentum was maintained in North America and China ...


12.04.2013

REMINDER: Media Alert: Cisco Announces Upcoming Event With the Financial Community

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/13 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it will participate in the following event with the financial community during the month of April. The event will be webcast. Interested parties can view this event on Cisco's Investor Relations website at .Wells Fargo 3rd Annual Technology Summit April 4, 2013 San Francisco, CA 1:50 pm PT; 4:50 pm ET David Yen, Senior Vice President and General Manager Data Center Business GroupCisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is ...


03.04.2013

RCI 'Chips In' for Worthy Cause as Title Sponsor of 11th Annual RCI Christel House Open

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/13 -- ®, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today that it will return as the title sponsor of the RCI Christel House Open International Charity Golf Tournament in 2013. This marks the seventh consecutive year that RCI has served as the title sponsor."We're honored to once again be able to serve as the title sponsor of this very important annual fundraising event for C ...


02.04.2013

/ CORRECTION - Media Alert: Cisco Announces Upcoming Event With the Financial Community

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/01/13 -- In the news release, "Media Alert: Cisco Announces Upcoming Event With the Financial Community," issued earlier today by Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), we are advised by the company that the summit time schedule should read "1:50 pm PT; 4:50 pm ET" rather than "10:50 am ET; 1:50 pm PT" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.SAN JOSE, CA -- April 1, 2013 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it will participat ...


02.04.2013

Media Alert: Cisco Announces Upcoming Event With the Financial Community

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/01/13 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced that it will participate in the following event with the financial community during the month of April. The event will be webcast. Interested parties can view this event on Cisco's Investor Relations website at .Wells Fargo 3rd Annual Technology Summit April 4, 2013 San Francisco, CA 10:50 am ET; 1:50 pm PT David Yen, Senior Vice President and General Manager Data Center Business GroupCisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is ...


01.04.2013

Neopost Employees Vote Little Havens Hospice as their 'Charity of the Year'

ROMFORD, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 02/26/13 -- , the UK's leading provider of mailroom solutions, announced today that their chosen charity for 2013 is Little Havens Hospice.Katy Stanley, HR Officer at Neopost, said, "Employees are asked to nominate charities they would like Neopost to support for the coming year and their personal reasons for doing so. Colleagues are then invited to vote for Charity of the Year from a short list of nominations. This year employees have voted ...


26.02.2013

Inaugural SPONSORIUM Awards Honors Top Sponsorship and Community Investment Performance

MONTREAL and MIAMI, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/13 -- International, the leading sponsorship and community investment management software provider, has revealed the winners of its inaugural SPONSORIUM Awards, which celebrates the statistical performance of sponsorship campaigns across all sectors -- Sport, Culture, Entertainment, Media and Corporate Responsibility -- and honors companies from around the world who are improving the quality of community life in their local markets and globally.H ...


11.02.2013

Making the CSR-HR Partnership Work: CSRwire Launches Webinar Series With CSR for HR Leader Elaine Cohen

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- CSRwire - Human capital. My career. My job.In a game of word association, how many times would 'corporate social responsibility' elicit any of the above phrases? We'll hazard a guess and say maybe one out of 10 times.Because most of the analysis and commentary on the importance of CSR and sustainability in recent years has leaned toward discussing the greener aspects of sustainability: it's good for the environment, a sustainable b ...


05.02.2013

West Coast's Largest Cause Conference Announces Keynote by Carol Cone, Noted Cause Branding Leader

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- The San Diego chapter of the American Marketing Association () today announced that , who's been called the "Mother of Cause Marketing," will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual San Diego AMA Cause Conference, March 19-20, 2013, in San Diego, Calif. Cone, global chair of the Business + Social Purpose practice at the Edelman agency, will speak on "The Power of Purpose in a Transparent World," providing crisp data to prov ...


30.01.2013

Volkswagen's "The Force" Named One of the Top 10 Auto Commercials of the Last 25 Years

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 -- Volkswagen of America, Inc. was honored by The One Club at the North American International Auto Show in recognition of three of its advertisements, including 2011's "," being named within the "Top 10" list of the best automobile commercials from the past 25 years.The One Club is the world's foremost non-profit organization devoted to elevating creative work in the industry. One of advertising's most prestigious inter ...


16.01.2013

Nevsun Comments on Human Rights Matters

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/11/13 -- (TSX: NSU)(NYSE MKT: NSU) today provided a comment on its approach to at the in Eritrea, in which Nevsun has a 60% ownership position. Nevsun provided the comment because it anticipates that both the Company and a Bisha Mine subcontractor will be mentioned in a forthcoming report by a non-governmental human rights organization."Nevsun is committed to responsible operations and practices at the Bisha Mine, based on international ...


11.01.2013

PowerStream Donates More Than $169,000 to the United Way

VAUGHAN, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/20/12 -- Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release.An outstanding 2012 employee campaign was acknowledged as being a key contributing factor in PowerStream being able to provide a record-setting donation this year of $169,004 to be shared by the and the .At a ceremony held recently at PowerStream's head office in Vaughan, several company officials including Frank Scarpitti, Board Chair and Mayor of the City of Markham; Maurizi ...


20.12.2012

Volkswagen Returns to the Big Game in February for the Fourth Consecutive Year

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today it will advertise during the Big Game for the fourth consecutive year. Volkswagen cruises into 2013 with a new advertisement and integrated marketing campaign to premiere on Game Day."After a record-setting 2012, Volkswagen looks to the Big Game as an opportunity to sustain momentum in the year ahead," said Tim Mahoney, Chief Product and Marketing Officer, Volkswagen of America, Inc. "We are ex ...


18.12.2012

Works Meeting in Wolfsburg - Prof. Winterkorn: "2012 Was a Very Good Year for the Volkswagen Brand and the Group"

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/11/12 --Winterkorn said the workforce had achieved this with great flexibility, as well as "further progress in quality." According to Winterkorn: "This is all due first and foremost to the people at Volkswagen, to their know-how, their commitment and their dedication." On the occasion of the works meeting, the CEO said farewell to the Deputy Chairman of the Works Council, Bernd Wehlauer, who is taking early retirement after more than ...


11.12.2012

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Delivers 5.22 Million Vehicles in Period to November / +11.2 Percent

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/11/12 --Volkswagen Passenger Cars kept deliveries on the overall European market stable despite the difficult situation on markets in Southern Europe and handed over 1.58 million units in the period to November, on a par with the prior-year period. While deliveries in Western Europe (excluding Germany) decreased slightly to 782,600 (836,200; -6.4 percent) units, Central and Eastern Europe recorded a 25.9 percent increase in the number of vehicles delivere ...


11.12.2012

Xerox Selects Cisco Unified Computing System to Deliver Its Cloud-Based Global Managed Print Services

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO)With businesses of all sizes looking at every part of their IT infrastructure to find cost savings, (MPS) has emerged as a new opportunity to improve overall productivity and reduce operational costs by an estimated 30 percent. As more and more organizations sign on for Xerox's MPS offering, they benefit from faster access to information about their global print operations -- delivered by the Cisco Unified Computing System™ ...


04.12.2012

Canadian Youth Business Foundation and Trico Charitable Foundation Partner to Champion Social Purpose Business in Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/27/12 -- Editors Note: There is a photo and a video associated with this press release.The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) and Trico Charitable Foundation have joined forces to educate, support and inspire young entrepreneurs, ages 18-39, to launch businesses that are both profitable and socially-minded. The ongoing partnership between CYBF and Trico Charitable Foundation, now in its second year, demonstrates a shared commitment to propel social ...


27.11.2012

CodeSearch Fuses Corporate Philanthropy & Technology to Aid in the National Search for Missing Children

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/19/12 -- Editors' Note: There is a video associated with this release.The Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC), the only national organization that actively participates in the search for missing children, today announced the launch of the groundbreaking CodeSearch Program. CodeSearch combines technology with philanthropy to deliver unique partnerships between MCSC, corporate partners and law enforcement nationwide. CodeSearch gives MCSC the powe ...


19.11.2012

Volkswagen Dealers Launch Recruiting Site to Support Hiring Surge

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/04/12 -- Today, Volkswagen of America announced the official launch of its dealer personnel recruiting site -- -- after a successful test pilot program that began in May 2012. With a 37.2 percent sales increase year-to-date over prior year sales, Volkswagen of America is poised for continued growth and is supporting expansion from the ground up, beginning at the dealer level."Every day, we're barraged with messages about the weakened U.S. economy and ...


04.10.2012

Volkswagen Reports a 34.4 Percent Sales Increase in September

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/02/12 -- Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA)25 consecutive months of year-on-year growthBest September ever for Passat and Tiguan with 9,500 and 2,202 units sold, respectivelyBest September for Beetle since 2003Best September for Golf since 2007Jetta Sedan achieved sales of 12,584 unitsHigh-mileage, clean diesel TDI models account for 23.9 percent of sales in September.Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported 36,339 units sold in September, a 34.4 perce ...


02.10.2012

Volkswagen Annual Report Is "World's Best Report 2011"

NEW YORK, NY and WOLFSBURG, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/21/12 --"We are delighted with these awards from one of the most prestigious international competitions in the industry and are pleased to take up the mission to continue combining sound financial reporting with creative corporate communications," said Stephan Grühsem, General Representative of Volkswagen AG for Group Communications, External Relations and Investor Relations.The ARC Awards were held for the 26th time this year. ...


21.09.2012

Barrick Achieves Dow Jones Sustainability World Index Ranking for Fifth Consecutive Year

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 09/13/12 -- Barrick Gold Corporation today announced it has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the fifth consecutive year. In addition, this marks the sixth year that Barrick has been included on the North American listing of leading companies by the DJSI."Being recognized by this respected global index for five years in a row is a milestone for Barrick and assures me that we are on the right path," said Jamie Sokalsk ...


13.09.2012

Volkswagen Joins Discovery Channel as Presenting Sponsor for 25th Annual Shark Week

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/26/12 -- Volkswagen of America is proud to announce its sponsorship of Discovery Channel's 25th annual Shark Week, which airs on the network August 12-16.This is Volkswagen's first year as presenting sponsor for the acclaimed programming event, which has carved out its place as must-see television for millions of viewers worldwide. The unique partnership unites the two pop culture icons across multiple platforms, with Volkswagen offering viewers a cha ...


26.07.2012

Volkswagen Group of America Announces Hardy Brennecke as New CFO

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/18/12 -- Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) today announced the appointment of Hardy Brennecke (38) to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective August 1, reporting to Jonathan Browning, President and CEO.In this position, Brennecke will play a critical role in developing and implementing the financial strategy for Volkswagen Group of America. The financial functions of VW and Audi Brand Controlling, Group Controlling, Trea ...


18.07.2012

Volkswagen Appoints Don Stephenson as Director of After Sales

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/27/12 -- Volkswagen of America (VWoA) today announced the appointment of Don Stephenson to the position of Director, VW Brand After Sales in Herndon, Virginia.In his new role, Stephenson, 56, will direct all parts, accessories and service initiatives for the VW brand. Additionally, his responsibilities will include developing and implementing cutting-edge strategies to improve parts and accessories market share and increase service retention. Service Business D ...


27.06.2012

Social Responsibility Is Nice But Not Worth Paying for in Today's Economy, According to Wealthy Consumers Surveyed by Luxury Institute

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/26/12 -- In a new survey by the independent and objective New York-based , "Corporate Social Responsibility: The Wealthy Consumer's Viewpoint," U.S. consumers earning at least $150,000 per year define socially responsible corporate behavior, rate companies and divulge importance of socially responsible practices in shaping purchase decisions. Responses were compared to those from the same survey in 2007.Most (82%) wealthy Americans define socia ...


26.06.2012

JK Group Names Robert E. Farina as Chief Executive Officer

PLAINSBORO, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 06/14/12 -- , a leading provider of integrated software and services for corporate philanthropy and social responsibility, today announced that Robert E. Farina has joined the company in the role of Chief Executive Officer. Farina brings to the company a distinguished career and proven track record in growing industry-leading software and services businesses.JK Group is the fourth company that Farina has led as CEO, having guided three previous businesses to l ...


14.06.2012

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand Delivers 2.29 Million Vehicles in Period to May / +9.4 Percent

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/12/12 -- Deliveries by the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand increased by 9.4 percent in the period from January to May to 2.29 (January-May 2011: 2.09) million units. The brand handed over 476,900 (May 2011: 436,500; +9.3 percent) vehicles to customers in the month of May. "The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand achieved a very respectable performance on markets worldwide in May. However, the situation on markets in Western Europe remains tense," ...


12.06.2012

2012 Most Trustworthy Brands Announced

SANTA ANA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/01/12 -- The organizers of the Orange County Trust Summit -- the annual celebration of local brands doing the best job at connecting with their customers -- have unveiled the Most Trustworthy Brands in Orange County for 2012.This year, 10 local brands based in, or commonly associated with, Orange County have been selected for exemplary public trust and social entrepreneurialism following a six-month survey and peer review effort organized by and . The brand ...


01.06.2012

U.S. Youth Soccer Team Competes in 2012 Volkswagen Junior Masters World Finals in Poland

HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/30/12 -- Volkswagen of America and Volkswagen AG are bringing together youth soccer teams from 22 countries on five continents in Warsaw, Poland this week for the 2012 Volkswagen Junior Masters World Finals (). Representing the United States this year is the 2011 Junior Masters national champion F.C. Golden State Academy U12 boys soccer team from Pasadena, Calif. The tournament officially commences June 1, with finals on June 2.After competing in a series of e ...


30.05.2012

Euromonitor International Signs the UN Global Compact

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 05/28/12 -- Euromonitor International today announced that it signed on to the United Nations Global Compact, a strategic policy initiative designed for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles. The global market research company is committed to contributing to society in a meaningful and sustainable way and by participating in the UN Global Compact is able to share good practice ...


28.05.2012

Fairmount Minerals Shares Sixth Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

CHARDON, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 05/15/12 -- is pleased to announce the launch of its sixth annual titled, "Inspiring Innovation Through Our Commitment to People, Planet & Prosperity." The 2011 CSR Report builds upon the theme of Fairmount's 2011 Appreciative Inquiry (AI) Summit and provides a detailed account of Fairmount Minerals' sustainable development performance in 2011.The 54-page report highlights Fairmount Minerals' key achievements, including:Connecting ...


15.05.2012

Ethics and Leadership, Ethics and Energy, and Ethics and the Voluntary Sector

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/07/12 -- Between May 9 and May 12, over 150 people from the private, public, voluntary and academic sectors, drawn from across Canada, will gather at the University of Calgary to discuss and debate the role of ethics in bridging the trust gap that is eroding the confidence of Canadians in the ability of their leaders, particularly in the energy sector, to resolve pressing issues fairly and creatively.The (CBERN) Conference events will launch Wednesday, Ma ...


07.05.2012

Financial Planning Empowers 9 Year Old to Fight Poverty

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/03/12 -- Carla Vasquez, a child supported by Children International, has big ideas about fighting poverty through smart savings habits -- and the world is taking notice.The 9-year-old girl from Guayaquil, Ecuador, is the only child awarded the in Geneva, Switzerland, by Child and Youth Finance International, a global nonprofit promoting financial access and education to children under age 18. Carla received the award for leading a financial savings educati ...


03.05.2012

CEO Thanks "The Celebrity Apprentice," Singer Debbie Gibson and General Motors for Helping Poor Children in India

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/12 -- What do reality television, cars and pop star drama have in common with poor children? In this case, quite a bit. The NBC reality television show "The Celebrity Apprentice," Mark Burnett Productions, General Motors and singer Debbie Gibson have joined forces to effectively change the lives of children living in crushing poverty in India through our organization, Children International. Let me tell you how they are doing this.Ms. Gibson, ...


26.03.2012

Eastern Funding Supports Operation Santa Claus

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/11 -- For the fifth year in a row, , one of the country's leading business financing companies (with a special focus on the coin laundry, convenience store, and dry cleaning industries), will once again support the United States Post Office's Operation Santa Claus by preparing, wrapping, and anonymously sending more than 300 holiday gifts to over 50 families around the United States. As part of Eastern Funding's on-going commitment to Corpor ...


28.11.2011

Cisco's Project Samudaya Marks Success of Commitment Through Handover of Houses to Government of Karnataka; and Inaugurates Primary Healthcare Centre

RAICHUR, INDIA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/21/11 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the handover of the next batch of houses to the Government of Karnataka in a ceremony held in Bichali village of Raichur District. The handover of these 1200 houses signifies the completion of a majority of the housing and rehabilitation work undertaken by Cisco as part of Project Samudaya in five villages of flood-affected Raichur District. During the ceremony, Wim Elfrink, chief globalisation officer and execu ...


21.11.2011

EPA Recognizes Ingram Micro Inc. Among Nation's Leading Green Power Purchasers

SANTA ANA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/25/11 -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider, announced today that for the first time it appears as No. 61 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Fortune 500® list of the largest green power purchasers. Ingram Micro Inc. Corporate Headquarters is purchasing more than 3 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet ...


25.10.2011

Ingram Micro Achieves Industry-Leading Position in Newsweek's Green Rankings, Commits to Cutting North American Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Half Over Five Years

SANTA ANA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/25/11 -- . (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider, further demonstrated its leadership and commitment to corporate citizenship today, announcing its industry-leading position in the , a commitment by its North American president to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50 percent in five years, and the passing of the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 14001 two-year surveillance mil ...


25.10.2011

Toshiba Helping the Helpers Program Aids Nonprofit Charities

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/20/11 -- Toshiba Corporation announced today a plan to roll out a national technology makeover contest that will benefit U.S. nonprofit charity organizations with a grand prize donation valued at up to $100,000. The contest will be part of Toshiba Corporation's global corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative that contributed upward of $323 million over the past two years., officially launching on Oct. 22 to coincide with and organized by Irvine, C ...


20.10.2011

AltruHelp and Syracuse University Announce Social Entrepreneurship Collaboration

BOSTON, MA and SYRACUSE, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/22/11 -- , a social media platform, toolbox and online community to support volunteering and corporate social responsibility, today announced a collaboration with the (CPCS) and the at Syracuse University. The partnership will provide students with an opportunity to experience the real world of social entrepreneurship and support the growth of AltruHelp.AltruHelp is a skills-based volunteer platform that uses social media and networking to in ...


22.09.2011

SGS holds WRAP seminar at International Hosiery Purchasing Expo in Shanghai

SGS co-hosted a Worldwide Responsible Accreditation Production (WRAP) on Social Compliance at the 6th China (Shanghai) International Hosiery Purchasing Expo on March 1, 2011. Hundreds of representatives from domestic and overseas hosiery companies attended the seminar. The China International Hosiery Purchasing Expo is the only purchasing expo specifically for hosiery in the world. For the only seminar at this important assembly, the SGS WRAP seminar invited as keynote speakers President and CE ...


11.07.2011

New ISO26000 Standard on Social Responsibility

How to Assess ISO26000 Unlike other ISO standards, companies cannot acquire certification in ISO26000 to prove that they have observed its strictures. One way forward, however, is for a company to acquire an independent third party assessment of its practices in order to evaluate its performance with regard to its social responsibilities. SGS has thoroughly familiarized itself with ISO26000 and has developed a performance assessment methodology that can evaluate the extent to which organizatio ...


05.04.2011

Sheraton Salobre opens the month of March with charity

“Starwood recognizes the huge importance of community service and we are delighted to donate time and effort for these needy charities”. said Stephan Vanden Auweele, General Manager of Sheraton Salobre Golf Resort & Spa. During a whole weekend staff volunteers from Sheraton Salobre dedicated their free time to do a complete refurbishing and painting of an important child care centre, in Gran Canaria. The idea of organizing such an important activity was supported by all hotel staff with the ...


28.03.2008

Fresenius Medical Care reaches over 6600 children, parents and carers in Asia Pacific with the launch of its superhero kidney health initiative

HONG KONG, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/11/17 -- To mark World Kidney Day on 9th March 2017, launched a brand new Asia-Pacific-wide Corporate Social Responsibility initiative through a series of public awareness events reaching 6600 children, parents and carers -- as well as media, key renal health partners and government.As the world''s leading provider of dialysis products and services, Fresenius Medical Care is committed to helping children develop healthy lifelong habits, and so ...


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