Employee volunteerism: good for the community, good for employee health.


Posted by Tara W and Kira H on Oct 7, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Most people who have volunteered will agree that giving back to the community can make you feel good. But beyond the mental health benefits, recent studies have found that spending time helping others may also be good for your body. In an article published in Psychology and Aging, researchers from Carnegie Mellon found that there is an association between regular volunteer work and a decreased risk for high blood pressure in adults over 50 (Harvard Health Blog). This may be due to an overall more active lifestyle, or a result of the decrease in stress that many people experience while volunteering; either way, people who offer their time regularly seem to get back almost as much as they give.

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Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility

Pedals,Trains and Trainers: Alternative Transportation at CST 


Posted by Elias W on Sep 16, 2015 8:00:00 AM

You’ve heard the stats on the chain of causality between cars, carbon emissions and global warming. Of course, carpooling or public transit would be the greener option for commuting, but for most of us it isn’t always the most convenient means of getting to work, or we live in areas that aren’t linked with bus or rail.

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Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility

Organic Ideas for Composting at CST


Posted by Elias W on Jul 22, 2015 8:00:00 AM

As a company that believes in leaving our mark on science, but not on the earth, CST has made a commitment to use compostable cups and plates in our US cafeterias.

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Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR

CST Visits the Hope Lodge


Posted by Elias W on May 6, 2015 3:00:00 AM

As a company focused on providing research tools to study the underlying mechanisms of cancer progression, we wanted to plan a volunteering event to offer a helping hand to support the community impacted by this disease.

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Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR

5 Ways Every Day is Earth Day at CST


Posted by Elias W on Apr 22, 2015 3:00:00 AM

At CST, we’ve tried to build our business around sustainable practices, always striving for the smallest possible environmental “foot-print.” A lot of it is just common sense as well as good economic sense. It’s about using resources prudently and cutting down on wastes.

Michael Comb, Founder and CEO of Cell Signaling Technology


Here is a list of the top 5 ways that CST acts
to make every day Earth Day...

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Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR

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