Today, we face a climate crisis, and we know ambitious near-term action to decarbonize our operations and value chain should be matched with long-term ambition. That is why this Climate Week, at Ralph Lauren, we are reaffirming our commitment to “Getting it Done.” Our goal to achieve net zero emissions across our value chain by 2040 will help reduce impact and contribute to a more stable climate for generations to come.
Kristin Meekhof is the author of A Widow’s Guide to Healing, who after meeting microcredit clients in New York, is donating $1 per book sold to alleviate poverty through Whole Planet Foundation. Here’s why.
Q: What inspired you to start writing and start supporting Whole Planet Foundation?
CNH Industrial’s Parts Logistics Centre, located in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo State, in the southwest of Brazil, was awarded a Bronze Medal in the World Class Logistics Program (WCL). This program identifies excellence in distribution and logistics processes. The Sorocaba site is the first in the Company’s global footprint to win this prestigious award. This achievement is a testament to the improvements in both the logistics practices and excellence in the services provided.
On World Cancer Research Day, two experts share their enthusiasm for the potential of genomic and multiomic data to transform oncology
Cancer is a devastating disease that is quickly becoming the leading cause of death worldwide. In 2020, there were nearly 10 million cancer deaths around the globe.
As a long-time partner, we share Global Citizen’s belief that together, we can move the world – one action at a time – to curb climate change and tackle poverty.
As part of its purpose to deliver better care for a better world, Kimberly-Clark’s 2030 sustainability goals include a commitment to reducing its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 from a 2015 base year.
By David Kohler | President & CEO, Kohler Co.
When we look back on the year 2020, not only are we going to remember it for the extraordinary events that took place, but also because it was a pivotal turning point for corporate action. In the face of the global pandemic and subsequent economic implications, social unrest, and mounting evidence of the impact of climate change on our lives and livelihoods, companies rose to the challenge like never before to meet the needs of employees, customers, and communities.
Through policy and partnership, IWBI has supported priority sectors, such as schools, senior and assisted living facilities, public sector buildings and affordable housing, where health and well-being strategies and features found in the WELL Building Standard (WELL) can reach and benefit those most in need. Libraries are one of those priority sectors. An investment in libraries is an investment in all Americans, helping strengthen our communities and advancing our shared health, sustainability and resilience goals.
Ørsted and Williams (NYSE: WMB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore potential jointly developed Power-to-X projects in the US. Through the MOU, the two companies are identifying ways to leverage Ørsted’s renewables and hydrogen expertise with Williams’ natural gas infrastructure and processing experience to co-develop hydrogen or synthetic natural gas facilities powered by renewable energy.
AEG’s LA Kings recently raised more than $150,000 for the Kings Care Foundation and the Hydrocephalus Association, an organization dedicated to providing support and education to individuals, families and medical professionals dealing with the complex issue of hydrocephalus – a neurological condition that affects over 1 million Americans, at the annual LA Kings 5K on Sept. 18.
More than 2,000 community members raced, skated and walked throughout the race course in Redondo Beach, Calif. while being cheered on by emcee Daryl Evans, LA Kings players, staff and club mascot, Bailey.
In 2020, everyday life was suddenly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Schools closed, hospitals were overwhelmed, and masks became essential. Students, naturally observant, were drawn to the pandemic-related problems and inspired to invent relevant and highly valued solutions. Watch how they used an Internet of Things framework to mitigate the challenges and help people in this much needed time.
Urgent action is required to limit global temperature rises and the role of business is key. Hosted by Innovation Forum from September 27-29, 2021, this climate action conference will focus entirely on supply chain decarbonization.
September 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Australian made Cadbury Dairy Milk Blocks will be among the first food products in the world to be available and wrapped in recycled soft plastic packaging, the confectionary brand has announced.
Announcing the news today, Cadbury’s owner US firm Mondelez International said it had sourced the equivalent of 30 per cent of the plastic needed to wrap the brand’s famous blocks from recycled sources.
SAN CARLOS, Calif., September 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Oportun Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: OPRT), an A.I.-driven financial services and technology company that provides hardworking people with access to responsible and affordable credit, today announced it is extending a $2 million low-interest loan to the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), the proceeds of which will be used to make loans to other Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) serving low- and moderate-income communities. This loan replaces the $1 million low-interest loan that Oportun previously extended to OFN.
The Home Depot Foundation’s nonprofit partner, The Home Builders Institute (HBI), has announced the official opening of its new Orlando-based facility for training people for jobs in construction. The BuildStrong Academy of Orlando will train and place thousands of area students who want to pursue careers in the skilled trades for the building industry.