On March 22, Nestlé companies around the world celebrated World Water Day, an observance created by the United Nations (UN) in 1993 to start a global conversation around water. For over 20 years, millions of people around the world have marked the occasion by participating in local events to help educate communities about sustainable water use and water stewardship. Some 4,000 Nestlé employees globally have helped educate more than 100,000 children as part of this important initiative.
By: Deborah Roberts
There have always been female warriors, and Women’s History Month is an appropriate time to remember them. While many civilians are aware that the number of women on active duty in all branches of service has risen dramatically, few know the extent of women’s service to our country, particularly in combat roles.
More than 700,000 K-12 Students and Teachers Participated in Nation’s Leading Recycling Competition
STAMFORD, Conn., March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Bon Air Elementary School of Kokomo, Indiana, was crowned today as the national champion of Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students, teachers and school communities.
Spring has arrived and it's the perfect time to book your summer vacation at Yosemite National Park.
Located in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, Yosemite National Park is famed for its waterfalls, deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant seqouias, a vast wilderness area, and much more. With activities like hiking, fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, and boating, it is impossible to be bored at this incredible destination and resort!
Readers of our blog know that we believe that employee volunteering has tremendous potential to be a positive vehicle for business involvement in local and international development initiatives.
SULPHUR, La., March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This February, mobile literacy program Bess the Book Bus brought the joy of reading to young students throughout Southwest Louisiana, with the help of CITGO Petroleum Corporation. CITGO Lake Charles Refinery employees assisted in the distribution of free books to pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade students, as well as to other young residents of the area, as part of Bess the Book Bus’ nationwide tour this year.
Black & Veatch to bring engineering expertise to NYSERDA NY Prize project
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, 23 March 2017 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch is partnering with the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus to design and assess the financial and energy efficiency impacts of a microgrid in Buffalo, N.Y. The microgrid will provide resilient, clean energy for the 120-acre campus, long-term cost-savings and potential monetization opportunities for member institutions.
by Lauren Chasanoff, Common Impact
Don't Miss the Leading Event for Regenerative Design, May 17-19 in Seattle, WA
Join us at the Living Future unConference, May 17-19 in Seattle, WA. Watch the video to see our awesome program and keynote speakers including Van Jones and Naomi Klein. Tickets are selling fast, reserve yours today!
How to keep up and even get ahead of the game
In 2016, the tech industry had a record 1,613 deals valued at $323B, including a number of high profile transactions such as Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn. The pace of these transactions is only expected to increase.
TORONTO, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Imagine Canada, a national advocate on behalf of a strong charitable sector, has joined forces with London Benchmarking Group (LBG) Canada, a resource for companies seeking to impact community through community investment, employee volunteering and giving programming. Together, LBG Canada companies and Imagine Canada Caring Companies will set the highest standard in community investment.
Children’s education initiative biMBA AIUEO joins Business Call to Action with a mission to reach 1 million children and employ more than 200,000 women as teachers
JAKARTA, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Indonesia-based social enterprise biMBA AIUEO has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to bring its children’s early education learning centres to at least 30 provinces and 500 sub-districts in the country by 2030, reaching 1 million students – 15 percent of them from communities earning less than $8 a day.
Parents who let kids manage their own money are more likely to have kids who save their money and tell the truth about how it was spent
Imagine that you’re a fourth grade teacher at a public school in Orange County, Florida, the tenth largest school district in the United States. You have twenty-one students in your class and resources are tight. Not only that, but you notice a couple of your students come to school in shoes that are too small, or wear the same outfits every other day. They don’t have basic supplies like pencils or lined paper. You want to help, but you’re a single parent who needs to feed your family and pay bills.