Early Collaboration Bridges Gap Between Designers, Material Supplier
(3BL Media) Kingsport, TN — August 1, 2012 — It’s not every day that a chemical company and design firm get together and challenge old approaches to develop a unique product. Yet through the Materials Design Challenge, Eastman Chemical Company and Ziba, a design and innovation consultancy, did just that, realizing firsthand that early-stage collaboration and product development also can produce a model for creating, manufacturing and commercializing products.
On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012, KEYT news reporter Sarah Bush stopped by Be Green Packaging Headquarters to find out what Santa Barbara’s sustainable packaging pioneers were up to five years after the company’s launch. Co-founders Ron Blitzer and Robert Richman talk about their reasons for starting the business and some of the company’s impressive recent accomplishments. Sarah also got a sneak peak of new packaging the company has been working on as well as their collaborations with some of the worlds largest companies.
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(3BL Media) August 16, 2012 - Save money by registering now for Focal Point 2012: Capitalizing on Sustainable Technology. The conference will demonstrate how some of the region’s leading businesses are developing and adopting new technologies that are more sustainable and contribute to their bottom line and competitiveness. The conference will feature sessions on:
Three questions with Kelly Rooney, Veolia director of recycling
(3BL Media) August 16, 2012 - In an email interview, we asked Kelly Rooney, director of recycling at Veolia Environmental Services, three questions about the company’s current take recycling and sustainability. Rooney will be speaking at Focal Point 2012: Capitalizing on Sustainable Technology on Oct. 10 in Stevens Point, WI.
WIST: Why is a waste-handling company interested in reducing waste?
The MasterCard Foundation and Ashesi promote STEM education in Africa through Robotics Competition
BEREKUSO, Ghana, Aug. 14, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ashesi University College today announced the winners of its inaugural robotics competition - the Ashesi Robotics Experience (ARX). The annual competition, implemented in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, aims to encourage greater interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among African high school students. The competition was designed by Dr. Ayorkor Korasah, a former faculty member of Carnegie Mellon University and co-founder of the Africa Robotics Network.
Partnership with Web’s Largest Volunteer Engagement Network Focuses on Aflac’s Commitment to Childhood Cancer
(3BL Media) Columbus, GA – August 14, 2012 – Aflac, the leading provider of supplemental insurance in the United States today announced a partnership with VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, to launch an online platform connecting volunteers across the nation with opportunities to volunteer with nonprofit organizations in their local communities.
As London looks to "inspire a generation" with Olympic wonders, companies look to inspire consumers through new cause and CR commitments. Here's a sampling of cause and CR campaigns that are going for the gold during the 2012 Olympics: