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How Indiana University Bloomington diverted 300 tons of waste from landfills, kept students on budget

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 26, 2017 1:00 PM ET

Indiana University Bloomington found a way to turn trash into treasure. At the end of each spring semester, the university’s sustainability office and the City of Bloomington collect items that students left in their apartments for the Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale.

Multimedia with summary from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 26, 2017 11:30 AM ET

Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today kicked off its 25 Days of Service Challenge, aiming to drive incremental service engagement among employees over 25 business days. The Challenge comes as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the brand’s award-winning Path of Service™ program. Launched in 1992, the Path of Service™ program offers employees up to 40 paid hours each year to serve in their communities.

Meet some of the entrepreneurs bringing internet connectivity, access to energy and economic opportunity where they're needed most

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jun 26, 2017 11:20 AM ET

He made a vow. When his 16-year-old daughter died from an illness doctors could not diagnose, Allen Bailochan Tuladhar promised he would carry out her dream to help young people in Nepal obtain better access to technology and computer science education.

Engage the Chain comes as sustainability resolution filings with food companies rise, reflecting growing pressure from shareholders to address supply chain risks

Press Release from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Jun 26, 2017 10:40 AM ET

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EHS FleX to the Rescue!

Blog from in Environment
Jun 26, 2017 10:25 AM ET

Many environment, health and safety (EHS) managers are expected to be regulatory compliance experts, as well as help streamline operations and build a strong safety culture at their companies. They often lack the time, personnel, budget and local insight to effectively ensure compliance at every facility.

CommunityWINS grant program honors mayors and nonprofits in San Francisco, Providence, R.I., and Lancaster, Penn. for innovative neighborhood stabilization programs

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Jun 26, 2017 9:55 AM ET

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced Mayors Edwin Lee of San Francisco; Jorge O. Elorza of Providence, R.I.; and J. Richard Gray of Lancaster, Penn. are recognized with top honors on behalf of nonprofits in their cities with the 2017 CommunityWINS® Grant Program funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 26, 2017 9:25 AM ET

WASHINGTON D.C., June 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Today at the 2017 US Circular Economy Summit, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) officially launched its Practitioner Guide to the Circular Economy after a three-week beta testing period.

Blog from in Energy
Jun 26, 2017 9:20 AM ET

In 2015, over twice as much money was spent on renewable energy than coal and gas power combined. Despite record levels of investment and sharply falling prices for solar, wind, and hydropower energy, eighty percent of the world’s energy consumption still comes from fossil fuels.

Call for nominations deadline approaching; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 26, 2017 9:00 AM ET

Louisiana, June 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ — At the beginning of June, Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, launched Louisiana’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers.

Multimedia with summary from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jun 26, 2017 9:00 AM ET

Wayne Balta, Vice President of Corporate Environmental Affairs and Product Safety at IBM Corp., describes next horizon in advancing corporate EHS management. To get more insights from EHS and sustainability thought leaders or to register for NAEM's upcoming 2017 Sustainability Management Conference, visit www.naem.org.

EICC Initiative Convenes Multiple Industries and Stakeholders to Transform Labor Market

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jun 26, 2017 8:30 AM ET

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced the launch of its Responsible Labor Initiative to help companies address the root causes of forced labor. This initiative will extend the EICC’s existing world-class standards and programs to other industries, thereby accelerating change through collective influence and action.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jun 26, 2017 8:30 AM ET

FSG Managing Director Philippe Sion recently hosted a panel on the role companies can take in accelerating solutions to the refugee crisis, as part of the Everyone a Humanitarian series, hosted by swissnex in San Francisco.

Part of project SAATHI: Working with 5,000 farming households in Davangere

Article from in Philanthropy
Jun 26, 2017 8:15 AM ET

Cargill strengthened the water supply network for 1,200 farming households in Bannikodu village, Karnataka, India, by installing a 1,000-meter water supply pipeline. Demonstrating its commitment to strengthen agricultural communities, Cargill linked an existing bore well on the lower side of the village to the water tank on the upper side, making tap water available for nearby homes.

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 26, 2017 8:15 AM ET

Communities in Schools of Nevada (CIS) recently honored Sands Cares, Las Vegas Sands’ corporate giving program, as the Corporate Partners of the Year.  Since 2012, Las Vegas Sands and Sands Cares have donated over $270,000 to CIS and in 2017, Sands Cares

When it comes to caring for Michigan’s water supply, Consumers Energy is watching every drop.

Article from in Energy
Jun 26, 2017 8:15 AM ET

The company uses hundreds of billions of gallons of water each year, the vast majority related to producing power at its electric generating plants.

But in 2016, Consumers Energy reduced water intensity — gallons used per megawatt-hour of electricity produced — by 17 percent at its electric generating plants. The energy provider is aiming for a 20 percent reduction by 2018.

Reaching that goal would save more than 100 million gallons of water per year.