Get ready for @climate
NEW YORK ― Over the past two years, corporate giants have become some of the loudest voices calling for climate-change action.
Dierdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global Shares Partnership Success Strategies
WASHINGTON, D.C. April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - "Let’s not think partnership is a new concept. It is how we partner and for what, that is constantly changing,” said Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global, who will address SwitchPoint on creating strategic local engagement and partnerships that lead to lasting impact. “The world’s most pressing challenges cannot be solved by one government, company, or non-profit organization alone.”
Past Responsible Business Awards Winners unveil strategy behind successful projects
Each year, the world leading Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards gather the global elite in CSR together to acknowledge and bring to light those companies making great strides towards a more sustainable status quo.
This year the Awards are back with a renewed focus on impact, scalability and innovation, making our 8th iteration the most hotly contested yet.
By: Bahar Gidwani
Some readers of this blog may remember how in Pee Wee Herman’s Playhouse, there was always a secret word. When someone said this word, everyone jumped up and down, screamed, and ran around. The same sort of thing sometimes happens in sustainability metrics. Words such as “stranded assets” and “integrated reporting” take on extra weight and meaning that can be surprising to those of us who track the field.
The proliferation of distributed energy resources (DER) has resulted in a wide range of technologies that are impacting today’s power grid. Distributed solar energy, wind generation, energy storage, electric vehicles, demand-side management (DSM), combined heat and power (CHP), fuel cells and microturbines are all influencing today’s power grid, affecting affect every level of utility operations and business processes.
By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR
Paul Dickinson, Executive Chair, CDP
Heidi Rhodes, Workforce Experience Specialist, Digital Transformation Group, Cisco
Darrel Stickler, Global Environment Lead, Corporate Affairs, Cisco
- Two-day forum presents business opportunities for sustainable development in India through the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Launches Global Opportunity Explorer, the world’s largest digital platform that provides the global business community with direct access to business solutions around the SDGs.
EPA recognizes National Grid for excellence in promoting “Life on Grid” marketing campaign
WALTHAM, MA., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present National Grid with a 2017 ENERGY STAR Award in Excellence in ENERGY STAR Promotion at an event at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington D.C. at 5:15pm.
An ENERGY STAR partner for more than two decades, National Grid is being recognized for its 2016 work incorporating ENERGY STAR into its “Life on the Grid” marketing and advertising energy efficiency campaign.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – W. Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will speak to building owners and operators on energy efficient technologies and solutions at the Building Energy Summit. The event is scheduled to take place April 27 in Washington.
Learn more about how Mohawk Group collaborated with Savannah College of Art and Design students to envision beautiful aesthetic concepts for the Light Lab Design Center, the company’s recently renovated design studio in Dalton, GA. The Light Lab is the first Living Building Challenge™ Petal Certified facility in the Southeast.
by Sarah Murry
When pondering the challenge of how to make astronauts’ lives better on the International Space Station, the winners of the “Life in Space” Challenge went back to basics.
The winning team of five students from Carnegie Mellon University looked at how astronauts working on the International Space Station (ISS) spent their days.
Our Chinese operations are reducing water usage through diligent housekeeping and careful monitoring. Their success demonstrates that improving water efficiency doesn’t always require radical change.