HONG KONG, April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world grapples with the worst global public health emergency in recent memory, more than 100 scientists and conservation leaders from 25 countries are calling on governments across the globe to address high-risk wildlife trade to reduce the chance of another outbreak.
Diversity and Inclusion is a key part of our DNA at ON Semiconductor. We work on a daily basis to provide our employees with a safe, respectful and inclusive environment where each of our unique attributes, abilities and personalities can thrive. From working with our partners at Fairygodboss and DiversityComm to being listed on the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, our employees are the focus of all of our efforts.
We have a once in a century chance to get this right.
Have you ever had to make a really tough decision...under extreme pressure...with everyone watching? Now imagine that you’re the leader of your country deciding how to protect your population from a rapidly approaching and highly contagious virus that we know little about except that it’s deadly and that humanity has no defence for it. What would you do? Would you sit back and let thousands of people die as the entire health care system is overwhelmed or would you curtail people’s ability to move around (and earn a living) so that hopefully more lives can be saved?
Single-use plastic is a topic that receives a lot of attention in the press and has catalyzed efforts to reduce the amount that is found in the ocean. Although the bulk of this pollution comes from consumer waste, the growing use of plastic in laboratories and biopharma manufacturing has not gone unnoticed. It has been estimated that 5.5 million tons of plastic waste is being generated globally for scientific research. In biopharma manufacturing, the utilization of single-use technologies (SUT) is said to be increasing by 20-24% each year.
by Paulette Frank, Worldwide Vice President, Environmental Health, Safety & Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson
On this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, I am proud to share that J&J is recognized in the U.S. by ENERGY STAR as a “Partner Leader on Climate”. We have had a long-standing commitment to the health of our environment because we understand that environmental health and human health are inextricably linked. we work to reduce our carbon footprint because we recognize that energy reduction and clean energy projects are good for the environment and for human health.
Global food production is responsible for more than a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture uses half the world’s habitable land and consumes 70 percent of its freshwater withdrawals.
As the coronavirus crisis has created an immediate urgency to limit in-person contact between people, Dal-Tile’s sales organization — which provides exceptional service every workday to tile contractors and other customers through the largest network of company-owned sales service centers (SSC) in the industry — has rapidly introduced a new way to serve that’s designed to decrease direct contact for customers and our team members, speed up transactions, and increase sales.
The Automotive Industry Action Group will host its inaugural virtual event – the association’s Corporate Responsibility Summit – April 28-29, 2020, with free registration for all attendees.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – During this difficult financial time, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) has announced it will offer their 2020 Corporate Responsibility Summit – now hosted on a virtual platform – free of charge for all attendees.
By waiving registration fees for AIAG members and non-members alike, the not-for-profit association stands by its commitment to support the automotive industry as organizations throughout the supply chain work through current challenges toward a full recovery.
Lisa Fewins and Dave Johnson to lead the Black & Veatch Environmental Services team to support evolving business needs
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch is expanding its global environmental capabilities and services as businesses respond to increasingly complex demands from regulators, shareholders and consumers. The expansion comes as companies, utilities and governments navigate a range of COVID-19 related operational challenges and a recent wave of ambitious sustainability commitments. Meeting environmental demands and delivering on sustainability targets, however, requires new levels of innovation and expertise.
Manufacturer’s latest Living Product plank finds inspiration in the urban environment of the future
Smart cities unite people through high-speed technology and connectivity. Mohawk Group’s Smart City collection—a 12" x 36" Living Product carpet plank system—explores a future in which the urban environment nurtures its citizens through these advancements and sustainable development. As cities become more desirable for business, culture and personal opportunity, they are shaping the evolution of human experience.