Mary Kay’s ‘Beauty That Counts’ Transforms Lives Around The World

What’s so special about a lip gloss? If it’s a new limited-edition* Mary Kay® Beauty That Counts® NouriShine Plus® Lip Gloss, it’s a feel-good gloss that has the ability to change lives. Through the iconic beauty company’s global cause-related program, Beauty That Counts®, customers worldwide can make a difference in the lives of women and children simply by purchasing a one-of-a-kind lip gloss. 

One Year Later, JPMorgan Chase’s $100 Million Commitment Helping to Accelerate Detroit’s Recovery

One year after making a five-year, $100 million commitment to Detroit’s economic recovery, JPMorgan Chase & Co. today highlighted how its investment is accelerating the city’s comeback. The firm marked the anniversary of its commitment with a groundbreaking to celebrate the continuing redevelopment of Capitol Park, providing an update on its multi-year investment and announcing new steps to aid the city’s recovery.

Colgate-Palmolive Releases 2014 Sustainability Report That Details Progress on the Company’s Sustainability Strategy

Colgate-Palmolive has released its 2014 Sustainability Report titled, Giving the World Reasons to Smile. This annual report details Colgate’s long-standing commitments and achievements regarding sustainability and social responsibility around the world.  This year’s highlights include:

  • Colgate’s flagship oral health education program, Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures®, has reached over 800 million children in more than 80 countries since 1991.

Toy Industry Foundation and National CASA Help 7,000 Kids in Need in So. California

Foster children throughout Southern California will be given the magic and joy of play thanks to nearly 150 volunteers brought together today by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association (CASA).

Medtronic Responds to Nepal Earthquake

Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it has pledged $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support earthquake relief efforts in Nepal, bringing the company’s total current response to more than $1 million in cash and products. 

The $100,000 directed to the American Red Cross will help it support the Nepal Red Cross in recovery efforts and provide basic needs for injured and displaced residents.

TD Economics looks at the Impact of ‘Green’ Buildings on the Toronto Condo Market

TD Economics has released a special report titled “The Market Benefits of Green Condos in Toronto.”  

The report shows that:

  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified, or ‘green’ buildings represent an increasing share of new construction, including the condominium market.

  • Limited research exists linking LEED status in residential buildings to market outcomes such as resale price, days on market, maintenance/condo fees, and others.

Wells Fargo, No Barriers USA announce the Warriors to Summits Expedition Team of Wounded Veterans

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and No Barriers USA today announced the team of 13 healing injured veterans participating in the 2015 Warriors to Summits expedition to Gannett Peak, the apex of the entire Central Rockies at 13,804 feet, located in Wyoming. The team of warriors will be led by one of America’s best-known mountaineers, Jeff Evans, when the expedition launches on September 4. Erik Weihenmayer, famed blind adventurer and the only blind person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, will be one of the assistant expedition leaders, among others.

M&M’S® Brand Turns Laughs Into Donations to Benefit First-Ever U.S. Red Nose Day

M&M’S® Brand is on a mission to raise money and awareness – and lots of laughter – for the first-ever U.S. Red Nose Day campaign by asking fans and consumers to make someone else laugh.

Dresser-Rand Releases 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report

Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (NYSE: DRC) has published its sixth annual Corporate Sustainability Report, which highlights key accomplishments in 2014 by the company, its employees and products that made positive impacts on the environment and society.   

JPMorgan Chase 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report Reflects Focus on Cities as Engines of Economic Growth

JPMorgan Chase & Co. today released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility report, highlighting steps the firm is taking to support economic growth and address critical challenges facing cities around the world. The report, Global Strength: At Work in Cities, features case studies of work the firm is doing to help cities address these challenges as well as innovative and sustainable solutions designed to create growth and opportunity.