Environmental Defense Fund has spent more than 20 years working with businesses to mitigate climate change, so we were pleased to learn that a GreenBiz survey of sustainability executives at large corporations ranked us as one of three “Trusted Leaders” among environmental nonprofits.
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Caesars Entertainment comes in at No. 3 on the list of top workplaces in Las Vegas in the large-company category.
“It’s a big honor and something we’re very excited about,” says Jamie Stratton, human resources director of its Las Vegas properties. “We work hard every year to ensure we’re providing a great place to work.”
February 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in partnership with the World Environment Center (WEC), is pleased to announce open registration for the first Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas Innovation Challenge today, February 12, 2014.
Huntsman is proud to be a signatory to the UN Global Compact
While reducing the impact on the environment and supporting local communities are vital pillars of Huntsman’s approach to sustainability, we also focus considerable effort ensuring that we conduct business ethically and responsibly across the globe. That means we pay fair wages, protect workers’ rights and uphold human rights. It also means that we do not tolerate discrimination or participate in corruption or bribery in any aspect of our business, including among our suppliers and customers.
What's their long-term strategy after the publicity dies down?
A great development last week from the evolving world of companies aligning business strategy with their social purpose – the splashy and heavily publicized decision by the US-based CVS Caremark pharmacy chain to “stop selling cigarettes and tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores nationwide by October 1, 2014.” CVS’ own full-page ad in the Boston Globe summed it up best by saying