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Trust Us: Savvy Businesses Understand Their Role In Fighting Climate Change


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.

What We’re Reading: Opt-out of Location Tracking, Filters Don’t Help, Funds for Connecting Schools, What Comcast+Time Warner Means to Us


Week of February 17, 2014

To help you keep up with what’s going on with kids, families, schools, and technology, we’ve compiled a list of stories, tips, and insights, we’ve found most useful over the past week.  What have you been reading? Tell us below or Tweet @TrendISKF.

Top Workplaces, Large: 3. Caesars Entertainment Corp.



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.”

U.S. Department of State and World Environment Center Launch Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge to Empower Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Western Hemisphere

Press Release

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.

Sustainability Needs Accountability

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.

CVS Caremark Snuffs Out Tobacco, But How Far Will They Go?

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 p ublicized 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

Everything You Need to Know About Shared Value at Davos

A required reading list of shared value discussions at this year’s World Economic Forum.

A required reading list of shared value discussions at this year’s World Economic Forum.


A required reading list of shared value discussions at this year’s World Economic Forum.

A Walk Through a Forest, an FSC Forest

Multimedia with summary

Forester Patrick Cartier from Domtar's Windsor, Quebec mill, on the ground in part of the mill's FSC forestland,explaining how a sustainable harvest works:

Click here to watch the video on Youtube 



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