Cox provides $500,000 of in-kind media visibility to create environmental awareness
ATLANTA, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cox Enterprises will provide $500,000 of in-kind public service announcements (PSAs) to amplify The Trust for Public Land’s (TPL) mission to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.
by Anya Khalamayzer, Associate Editor, GreenBiz Group
When I first met Jerry Lynch, chief sustainability officer at General Mills, he offered me some dirt. We were at the Business for Social Responsibility conference in November, where General Mills, the main corporate sponsor of the Nature Conservancy’s Soil Health Road Map, spoke about soil-savvy farming practices. Each table at the event was topped with a Mason jar full of healthy soil.
Cross-sector leaders will discuss philanthropy’s role in rebuilding social trust to restore societal cohesion
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – At a time of division and acrimony in the U.S. and beyond, the annual Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF) Conference will convene top philanthropists, social investors, business executives, government leaders and activists to consider ways to rebuild societal trust and cohesion. The conference kicks off next week on April 18-20 in Washington, D.C., and will focus on the theme “Trust & Legitimacy – Solving Problems Together.”
President Trump’s unfortunate and misguided rollback of environmental protections has led to a depressing and widespread belief that the United States can no longer meet its commitment under the Paris climate change agreement. But here’s the good news: It’s wrong.
A pioneer in rescuing produce that would otherwise go to waste, FareShare helps feed half a million people each week. CEO Lindsay Boswell tells us how.
Lindsay Boswell knows how to find a use for discolored apples and lumpy carrots. But protein powder? The CEO of FareShare had no clue.
“We had recently had a large volume of these protein substances the body builders use,” he said. “You see them in these big white tubs in the health shops. We thought we were really going to struggle to find anybody who wanted to take those.”
They turned out to be in demand by a certain group: homeless shelters trying to help the people they serve gain weight. “They were saying, that’s perfect for us,” he said.
On track to build four more schools by the end of 2017 and meet commitment of building 100 schools in Vietnam by 2020
Cargill opened its 80th school in Vietnam on March 17, 2017, edging closer to its goal of building 100 schools in the country by 2020. The new school, Tra Thi Cut elementary school, situated in the Ben Tre Province (Binh Dai District, Thanh Phuoc Commune, Tan An Hamlet) will provide elementary education to 100 students in a conducive and safe environment, and a better working environment for teachers. Cargill plans to open another four schools by the end of 2017.
Cargill CEO David MacLennan discusses why global trade matters to everyone. Open, responsible trade ensures that food gets from where it's grown to where it's needed most. We need to stand up for the benefits of trade that keeps us connected, creates jobs and helps to nourish the world.