Huge and Amazon Bring Second Annual “Change for Good” Hackathon to Cannes Lions

The global experience agency Huge, Cannes Lions, Amazon, and Earth Day Network, the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, are announcing they will host the second annual “Change for Good” Hackathon at the 66th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this June. The Hackathon will help create the technical solutions and complementary creative campaigns needed for Earth Challenge 2020, a global citizen science initiative of Earth Day Network, the Wilson Center, and the Eco-Capitals Forum that will mark the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Working with Cannes Lions, six…

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Bridgestone Launches Consumer Safety Campaign to Reach Drivers During National Tire Safety Week

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) is launching a new consumer safety awareness campaign aimed at teaching drivers about the important role tires play in safety. The campaign, which is part of the company’s National Tire Safety Week initiative (May 20-27, 2019), centers on a partnership with lifestyle influencer Landyn Hutchinson, the creator and voice behind the Living with Landyn lifestyle channel. The leading tire and rubber company has collaborated with Hutchinson on a three-part video series that will be shared on Hutchinson’s social channels and featured on TireSafety.com, a consumer safety…

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CR Magazine Announces 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2019

Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) announced today its 20th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance amongst the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies. Owens Corning tops the ranking, followed by Intel, General Mills, Campbell Soup and HP Inc. Twenty-seven companies are new to the ranking in 2019 including Allstate, Delta Airlines and Mondelez International. Biggest gainers include Ball Corp., CBRE, Ford and Xylem, Inc. See the Complete 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2019 Ranking Here “U.S. corporate leadership matters more than ever…

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Best-Selling Author Crowned Local Hero 2019 Champion

453 fundraisers have raised over £160,000 for 209 local charities and community groups from across the UK through Localgiving’s annual fundraiser competition Local Hero. This year’s competition was won by the Sunday Times Best-Selling author, Ben Kane. Ben, a specialist in historical-fiction, used the competition to bring his passion for the Roman Empire to life. Ben Kane walked the length of Hadrian’s wall in full centurion attire, accompanied by his 12 year old son. The author secured an incredible 218 unique donations for his walk, raising over £10k including £1000…

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Tesco calls for more businesses to publish food waste data as amount of food wasted in Tesco is down 17%

Tesco has published its annual food waste data, revealing 63% more food was redistributed to charities, community groups, colleagues and animal feed. The retailer halved the amount of food safe for human consumption going to energy recovery compared to last year (51% decrease) and is now 81% of the way toward its target that no food safe for human consumption goes to waste.  Overall, this led to the amount of food going to waste in Tesco’s UK operations falling by 17% to 44,297 tonnes (0.45% sales) compared to the previous…

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