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Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 18, 2012 – May 2, 2012)

Source : BUSINESS_WIRE
Last Updated: Mon, May 07, 2012 18:00 hrs

New York, United States:

The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 18, 2012 – May 2, 2012.

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ALL TIME-OFFS ARE IN EASTERN TIME

DALLAS -- TXU Energy Joins ‘Green Button’ Initiative (May 2, 2012 03:21 PM) Source: TXU Energy

CHICAGO -- Wesley Korir Targets His Fifth Consecutive Bank of America Chicago Marathon After Stunning Victory in Boston (May 2, 2012 11:00 AM) Source: Bank of America

MINNETONKA, Minn. -- UnitedHealthcare and IronKids Team Up to Help Youths Stay Active and Healthy (May 2, 2012 08:30 AM) Source: UnitedHealthcare

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Spring Into Action This Season (May 1, 2012 04:10 PM) Source: Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA -- Cigna Establishes First-of-its-Kind Customer Referral Program with Achilles International (May 1, 2012 11:27 AM) Source: Cigna Corporation

DALLAS -- While Signs of Economic Recovery Persist, Domestic Violence on the Rise Nationwide (May 1, 2012 10:05 AM) Source: Mary Kay Inc.

HERSHEY, Pa. -- Hershey’s Second CSR Report Shows Substantial Progress on Sustainability Initiatives (April 30, 2012 03:35 PM) Source: The Hershey Company

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eighteen North Suburban High School Graduates Named 2012 Medtronic Scholars (April 30, 2012 11:00 AM) Source: Medtronic

Applebee’s Delivering 1,200 Pounds of Thanks to Vets on May 1 (April 30, 2012 09:41 AM) Source: Applebee's

BOSTON -- State Street Highlights Commitment to Corporate Citizenship and Local Communities Worldwide with New Interactive Website (April 30, 2012 09:00 AM) Source: State Street Corporation

OMAHA, Neb. -- Raising Money for At-Risk Youth Continues Business Wire’s Charity Initiative at the 2012 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting (April 30, 2012 08:08 AM) Source: Business Wire

OXFORD, England -- Dow Corning and the Centre for Vision in the Developing World Achieve Major Milestone in Child ViSion™ Initiative (April 30, 2012 08:00 AM) Source: Dow Corning

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Aetna, Aetna Foundation Join Forces with Pittsburgh Organizations to Fight Childhood Obesity (April 27, 2012 02:52 PM) Source:

NEWARK, N.J. -- Prudential jumps into top 10 on DiversityInc "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" (April 27, 2012 10:00 AM) Source: Prudential Financial, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif. -- Arbonne Launches Official Charitable Foundation (April 27, 2012 09:00 AM) Source: Arbonne International, LLC

CAMDEN, N.J. -- Campbell Soup Company Named a Leader in the Maplecroft Climate Innovators Index (April 26, 2012 04:30 PM) Source: Campbell Soup Company

NEW YORK -- Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Announces Launch of Investing with Impact Platform (April 26, 2012 01:26 PM) Source: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

NEW YORK -- Time Warner Inc. Named on Diversity Inc.’s 12th Annual Top Companies for Diversity List for 3rd Consecutive Year (April 26, 2012 10:09 AM) Source: Time Warner Inc.

EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- Jamba Juice and the National Gardening Association Announce Annual Grant Awards for Community and Youth Garden Programs Across the Nation (April 26, 2012 09:00 AM) Source: Jamba Juice Company

DENVER -- American Diabetes Association Teams Up with Inspirato to Stop Diabetesή (April 26, 2012 07:08 AM) Source: Inspirato

NEW YORK -- Accenture Ranks Number 12 on DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity List (April 25, 2012 04:01 PM) Source: Accenture

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- OtterBox & OtterCares Promote Giving with Quarter-Million Dollar Donation (April 25, 2012 12:46 PM) Source: OtterBox

CHANGΉ, France -- Sch Environnement: Consolidated results as of December 31, 2011 (April 25, 2012 12:05 PM) Source: S驩ch Environnement

DENVER -- Generation Rescue Teams up with Inspirato’s Inspired Giving to Help Children with Autism (April 25, 2012 09:56 AM) Source: Inspirato

MIAMI -- Burger King Corp. Makes Industry-Leading Commitment to Enhance Animal Welfare Standards in its U.S. Supply Chain (April 25, 2012 08:30 AM) Source: Burger King Corp.

THURMAN, Iowa -- Optum Provides Free Mental Health Support Help Line for Tornado Victims in Midwest, South; Supports Red Cross Efforts in Region (April 25, 2012 01:35 AM) Source: OptumHealth

DES MOINES, Iowa -- UnitedHealthcare Takes Action to Help People Affected by Iowa Tornadoes (April 25, 2012 01:28 AM) Source: UnitedHealthcare

IRVING, Texas -- ExxonMobil Foundation Marks World Malaria Day with More Than $10 Million to Combat Malaria (April 24, 2012 04:30 PM) Source: Exxon Mobil Corporation

BADIN, N.C. -- Alcoa’s “Smog-Eating” Technology to Bolster Sustainability at New Electronics Recycling Hub in North Carolina (April 24, 2012 02:34 PM) Source: Alcoa

BOSTON -- Samuel Adams’ Brewing the American Dream Expands Nationally To Support Small Business Growth (April 24, 2012 02:34 PM) Source: The Boston Beer Company

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Western Union Reaches 500,000 Agent Location Milestone (April 24, 2012 02:00 PM) Source: Western Union

MINNEAPOLIS -- Medtronic Named One of America’s Best Corporate Citizens (April 24, 2012 12:00 PM) Source: Medtronic, Inc.

NEW YORK & EL CERRITO, Calif. -- NTT Communications and Vigilent Win 2012 Green Enterprise IT Award (April 24, 2012 09:56 AM) Source: NTT America and Vigilent

MINNETONKA, Minn. -- UnitedHealth Group Joins 100,000 Jobs Mission (April 24, 2012 08:30 AM) Source: UnitedHealth Group

DENVER -- World Malaria Day is April 25; Malaria No More Teams Up with Inspirato’s Inspired Giving to End Malaria Deaths (April 24, 2012 07:06 AM) Source: Inspirato

DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas -- Mouser Electronics Takes Lead in Environmental Sustainability and Distribution of Green Technologies (April 23, 2012 04:54 PM) Source: Mouser Electronics, Inc.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Humana Publishes Corporate Social Responsibility Report Highlighting 2010-2011 CSR Activity (April 23, 2012 01:00 PM) Source: Humana Inc.

ARLINGTON, Va. -- World’s Largest Student Science/Technology Competition Announces its 20th Anniversary National Winners (April 23, 2012 12:33 PM) Source: ExploraVision

CINCINNATI -- Olay Invites Women to Declare Moms Their “Beauty By Example” This Mother’s Day (April 23, 2012 12:05 PM) Source: Procter & Gamble

MINNEAPOLIS -- Target Plans to Give More Than $12 Million to Support Education (April 23, 2012 11:07 AM) Source: Target Corporation

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- IHS Named to Maplecroft CII Benchmark Index (April 23, 2012 09:00 AM) Source: IHS Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO -- Wells Fargo: $30+ Billion in Environmental Investments by 2020 (April 23, 2012 08:00 AM) Source: Wells Fargo & Company

LOS ANGELES -- AECOM publishes first corporate Sustainability Report (April 23, 2012 07:00 AM) Source: AECOM Technology Corporation

NEW YORK -- Alcoa Named a Leader in Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes; Top Performer in Basic Materials Category (April 23, 2012 06:15 AM) Source: Alcoa

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- RSC Equipment Rental Releases Third Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report (April 20, 2012 04:38 PM) Source: RSC Holdings, Inc.

CSX, City Year Join in Annual Earth Day Anacostia River Cleanup and Picnic for the Planet (April 20, 2012 01:47 PM) Source: CSX Corporation

AUSTIN, Texas -- CORRECTING and REPLACING Green Mountain Energy Company Releases 2010 - 2011 Sustainability Report (April 20, 2012 01:14 PM) Source: Green Mountain Energy Company

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Antea Group Global Corporate Consultancy Publishes Sustainability Measures: Five Essentials for Effective Data Collection (April 20, 2012 12:33 PM) Source: Antea Group

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Walgreens Affirms its Commitment to Environmental Sustainability, Innovative Technology and Renewable Energy Initiatives (April 20, 2012 10:15 AM) Source: Walgreens

IRVINE, Calif. -- Phoenix Energy Technologies Named Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association’s Vendor of the Year (April 20, 2012 09:00 AM) Source: Phoenix Energy Technologies

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Quintiles Grants $10,000 in Scholarships to City of Medicine Academy Graduates (April 20, 2012 08:31 AM) Source: Quintiles

MINNETONKA, Minn. -- UnitedHealthcare Celebrates Global Youth Service Day and UnitedHealth HEROES (April 20, 2012 08:30 AM) Source: UnitedHealthcare

LOS ANGELES -- KB Home Publishes Fifth Annual Sustainability Report (April 20, 2012 08:00 AM) Source: KB Home

SAN FRANCISCO -- AECOM-led Design and Engineering Team Realizes NASA Vision for Sustainability Base on Earth (April 19, 2012 07:06 PM) Source: AECOM

CAMDEN, N.J. -- Campbell Soup Company Inducted Into PRNews Corporate Social Responsibility Hall of Fame (April 19, 2012 04:30 PM) Source: Campbell Soup Company

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Aetna, Aetna Foundation, and Employees Gave $24.7 Million to Nonprofits in 2011 (April 19, 2012 01:04 PM) Source: Aetna

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Sprint Gives Customers Incentives to Go Green on Earth Day (April 19, 2012 11:00 AM) Source: Sprint

NEW YORK -- JPMorgan Chase Donates $2.5 Million to Turnaround for Children, Inc. to Improve Education in New York City’s Schools (April 19, 2012 09:00 AM) Source: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

DENVER -- Melanoma Research Foundation and Inspirato Join Forces for Good Health (April 19, 2012 07:10 AM) Source: Inspirato

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Lowe’s Takes Guesswork out of Spring Cleaning Recycling (April 19, 2012 06:11 AM) Source: Earth911

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