In the four months since the United Nation’s COP21 meetings in Paris, China and India have taken huge strides in their quest to reduce carbon, improve air quality, and shift to a sustainable economy.
Climate action has never been so en vogue. Last Friday, 175 nations signed the Paris accord, using Earth Day as the celebratory milieu to take a vital next step in the hard-fought, decades-long battle to reduce global emissions.
ALBANY, N.Y., May 5, 2016, /3BL Media/ - Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants and domestic violence prevention advocates gathered at the New York State Capitol for the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV)’s annual Legislative Advocacy Day. The group met with lawmakers to discuss the critical importance of legislation that supports domestic violence survivors and victims. The effort is a part of Mary Kay Inc.’s ‘Lobbying for Good’ initiative.
We are proud to collaborate with Two Sides North America to share this infographic that depicts how paper is made and why it is a sustainable resource for the planet. We hope that by sharing this we can help spread the word that certain misconceptions about the pulp and paper industry are not based in fact.
- Google expands self-driving test program with the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan
- FCA engineers to work alongside Google engineers to integrate self-driving technology into vehicle
- Self-driving cars have the potential to make our roads safer and make transportation more accessible for millions of people
By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO
Misshapen carrots, oranges with bulging navels and pockmarked pomegranates have debuted at the Whole Foods and Giant Eagle supermarket chains, giving U.S. consumers a wake-up call about the issue of food waste.
Shoppers at Intermarche in France and Asda in the UK are already buying tons of wonky fruit in a successful campaign to reduce the unnecessary disposal of produce that was fresh but lacking in aesthetic appeal.
$629,000 in Scholarships and Grants Have Been Distributed by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation to Honor Hunger Fighters Ages 5 to 25
GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced the 20ish under 20ish Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholars for 2016, featuring members of the zero hunger generation who are leveraging their remarkable and unique powers to combat hunger and positively impact their communities across America. The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has provided $629,000 in scholarships and grants since 2007.
When a business incorporates global diversity and inclusion into its philosophy, it creates good will among its employees and customers. But diversity and inclusion is also a business imperative at Bristol-Myers Squibb, recognizing that companies focusing on those ideals perform better overall.
Bristol-Myers Squibb was just honored as a Top 30 Best-of-the-Best company by the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC).
by Christopher Wellise, Director of Strategic Initiatives for HPE Living Progress
Visionary. Practical. Audacious. Insightful.
The 20 winners of the Proposal Phase of the Living Progress Challenge are all these things and more. Each of them has the potential to positively impact lives.
The transition to a clean-energy economy is underway.
Britta Gross, director of Advanced Vehicle Commercialization Policy at General Motors, spoke to a room of more than 500 sustainability professionals at the Ceres Conference in Boston about moving electric vehicles into the mainstream.
In her role, Britta explores the enablers that drive EV demand and promotes electrification technology.
So what’s it going to take to grow this niche market?
Incentives & policy
HP, Inc. joins Coca-Cola Company, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IKEA, and Unilever to launch a new collaboration, the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment, focused on promoting ethical recruitment and combating the exploitation of migrant workers in global supply chains across industries.
The Perfect Match on European Soil
The port of Rotterdam--the largest port in Europe, with an area that includes 12.500 hectares and receives approximately 30.000 seagoing vessels and 110.000 inland vessels every year--served as the perfect setting on April 19th for insightful discussions on best practices in managing the work around environmental and safety legislation, harbour authority and private companies.
BOSTON, May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Christiana Figueres, the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has been awarded the Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets. The announcement was made today at the Ceres Conference 2016 at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston.
The CI and TOMS’ partnership began in 2013 resulting in millions of pairs of shoes being given to kids in need.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ As the annual event One Day Without Shoes approaches, Children International is celebrating giving nearly 3 million pairs of shoes to kids in need and three years as a TOMS Giving Partner.
What do you get when you bring together executives, volunteers, and community leaders from nearly 1,800 United Way communities from around the globe? A meeting of the minds that proves indeed the whole is greater than the sum of its parts!
The annual Community Leaders Conference (CLC) is part of United Way’s global movement to affect lasting change in local and international communities and is built on the belief that working together to connect ideas, share stories, and target solutions will have a greater impact than endeavoring alone.