I was reminded of this 1946 photograph of Earth, the first photo from beyond the atmosphere when I curated one of the latest views of Earth, a NASA Goddard visualization entitled,
EPA Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, OSHA Hazard Communication Standard chemical regulations now both aligned with UN Globally Harmonized System of Classification & Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made an amendment to their Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) final ruling. The EPCRA was established in 1986 with the purpose of helping communities plan for and prevent chemical emergencies. The amendment to chemical regulations and compliance guidelines became effective on June 13, 2016. Companies are required to comply by January 1, 2018.
Recently released data from Stats Canada (January to May 2016) shows exports of farm-raised salmon to key Asian markets is on a record setting pace in 2016, with many markets already eclipsing previous annual volumes.
Centennial, Colo. – Arrow Electronics hosted the last board meeting and a networking event last week at its global headquarters for fellow Colorado STEM Champions working to advance Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in the state.
The summer heat does not stop our clients from making a difference. Whether an airline or a bank or a grocery store, they're on a mission with their CSR program to change the world. We have picked some of the highlights from their various giving programs to share with you- we hope their good work will inspire you in your quest for making an impact in your community!
by Chris Wellise, Director of Strategic Initiatives for HPE Living Progress
Arming women with the skills to build a more equal society. Providing marginalized expectant mothers with valuable health advice. Ensuring new entrepreneurs are set up for success. Preparing small and medium-sized businesses for disaster recovery. Ensuring that the free educational resources of the Internet are accessible to all.
Trevor Plouffe, Minnesota Twins third baseman, is all business on the field, but all smiles off of it.
A kid at heart, he finds time to connect with children while benefiting the community, despite the grueling schedule of being a professional baseball player.
Follow Friday: Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Stories
J.D. Franklin, a volunteer for Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful, exemplifies what it means to be a hardworking man who cares about bettering his community. J.D. has always been conscious of the need to have a beautiful environment for all, evidenced by his involvement in Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.
By: Dan Bueschel
This is the third in a continuing blog series based on the findings from the Sodexo 2016 Healthcare Compendium, a compilation of research that examines the increasing trend toward a focus on value in the healthcare sector. Read the full article: Lowell General Hospital: Partnering for Excellence
East West Seed joins the Business Call to Action with a pledge to integrate thousands of smallholder farmers into its value chain
New York, July 29,2016 /3BL Media/ – East West Seed Indonesia (EWINDO), the country’s first integrated seed breeding and distribution company, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to integrate 17,775 seeds growers into its value chain and transfer technical knowledge to 125,000 smallholder vegetable farmers by 2020.
The BCtA is a global initiative that aims to support private sector efforts to fight poverty through its core business. It is supported by several international organizations and hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
IBM and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization that produces Sesame Street, formed a collaboration to use IBM Watson's cognitive computing technology and Sesame’s early childhood expertise to help advance preschool education around the world. As part of a three-year agreement, Sesame Workshop and IBM will collaborate to develop educational platforms and products that will be designed to adapt to the learning preferences and aptitude levels of individual preschoolers.
A New Way to Convey Sustainability
How do you reduce the need for 50,000 truck trips a year, avoiding the air emissions equal burning 100,000+ gallons of fuel? Domtar's Hawesville, KY mill found a creative strategy to do just that. Learn how 24/7 technology, the Ohio River and a mile-long structure resembling a roller coaster helped eliminate over half-a-million miles of mill traffic annually.
More than you think!
HPRC got a nice shout-out in a recent Packaging Digest piece about Bella the Bride, a traveling display jointly put on by DuPont and Beacon Converters that features a wedding gown made of discarded Tyvek meant to encourage conversations about reuse of healthcare plastics. The gown was created by artist and environmental educator Nancy Judd.
When it comes to the environment, this election may go a long way toward determining the fate of humans on this planet.
The last time a major political party nominated a Clinton for President, the world was very different. Free trade, domestic crime, deficit reduction, and welfare reform were the critical issues then, and climate was all but ignored (only mentioned twice in the Democratic party’s 1996 platform).
Today, climate is one of the hottest, and certainly most contentious, topics in our national political debate, and it illustrates one of the sharpest contrasts between the Democratic and Republican parties.
By Paul Grimwood Chairman & CEO of Nestlé USA
We’re celebrating our 150th anniversary by going big — and going home