13th Annual L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Recognize Five Exceptional Women Scientists Worldwide
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, N.Y. and Paris, France (March 7, 2011) – Professor Jillian Banfield, Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, and of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, has been named the 2011 North American Laureate at the 13th Annual L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards, held March 3, 2011 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.
Partnership to bring together exclusive set of innovative corporations verified by Climate Counts and eco-minded shoppers through blissmo
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) San Francisco, CA - March 7, 2011 - Climate Counts, a leading non-profit which scores companies on their commitment to addressing climate change, and blissmo, a leading provider of organic and eco-friendly deals on blissmo.com and Care2.com have partnered in support of Climate Counts’ Industry Innovators (i2) program. This partnership allows Climate Counts and blissmo to incentivize the efforts of participating i2 member companies that are dedicated to aggressively confronting
Last week the Sustainable Apparel Coalition – comprised of big brands such as Patagonia, Timberland and H&M – announced efforts to build a database of the environmental impacts along the apparel production supply chain. Eventually, the database will help ensure every garment sold has a consumer-facing sustainability score, clearly communicating impacts to the purchaser in a form they understand.
CCE invests £5m in new plant to more than double GB production of food-grade recycled PET
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 7, 2001 - Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) today announces a joint venture with ECO Plastics to develop a new purpose-built recycling facility in Lincolnshire. The deal marks a step change in the GB plastic reprocessing industry.
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American Eagle Outfitters and Student Conservation Association Provide Opportunities to Learn, Improve the Environment
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Orlando, FL - March 07, 2011 - American Eagle Outfitters and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) today announced their annual Alternative Spring Break program. The program's goal is to provide the ultimate educational and work experience to a new generation of conservation leaders from across the U.S.
Southwest Airlines announces the official takeoff of its award-winning, educational and mentoring program, Adopt-A-Pilot®.
Each Spring, fifth-grade students in more than 1,400 classes across the country will “adopt” Southwest Airlines Pilots through a program that leads students through science, geography, math, writing, and other core subjects, all based in aviation-related activities. Students also will research careers, reinforce life values, and realize the importance of staying in school.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 7, 2011 - Imagine buying a car that had no quality control or eating food at a restaurant that bribed the inspector to leave them alone. No one wants to get into an airplane that has not been inspected by a trained professional from time to time. This is the case for 90% of the Green business certifications on the market. The public wants to know that a Green business has done more than design their own logo with a graphics program or bought a certification sight-unseen from an Internet vendor.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 7, 2011 - John Ruggie, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Business and Human Rights, has identified instances of applications of the U.N. “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework for advancing human rights. Ruggie spotlighted GE for modifying its "Statement of Principles on Human Rights" in response to the Framework, by more explicitly addressing its responsibility to "respect" human rights.
Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Discussed in great detail in previous posts, business sustainability risk affects every aspect of a company and its external relationships. While some of the risks may be obvious, some hidden and intangible threats may prove to have the greatest impacts. However, digging into greater detail, these threats to unprepared organizations or traditional business models can sometimes go unnoticed. How is this possible?
Merging Environmentalism & Business Process
This post originally appeared on Triple Pundit.
By Carol Pierson Holding
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 7, 2011 - The Natural Step Exchange has launched a new online platform designed to enhance the connectivity of sustainability professionals across Canada and encourage their collaboration.
The mind-blowing, world-changing technology that is coming of age today is ushering in what has been called the next industrial revolution. How can techies use this opportunity to correct the environmental impacts that resulted from the last industrial revolution? Whether you are going to SXSW, or don't even know what it is, you'll want to hear what this panel of leaders at the intersection of technology and environment have to say.