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Editor in chief Cindy Allen explores the showroom and science + design behind Relaxing Floors with Mohawk Group at NeoCon

Multimedia with summary from in Health and Wellness
Aug 15, 2019 3:55 PM ET

Live from Mohawk Group’s NeoCon 2019 showroom, company execs share insights into a new collection, called Relaxing Floors, which is designed to help reduce stress by mimicking patterns in nature – a concept known as fractal fluency.

Click here to explore Mohawk Group's new Relaxing Floors collection.

 


Two-year independent study on composition of hundreds of "scrubber" wash-water samples provides hard scientific evidence that company's Advanced Air Quality Systems are well within compliance of IMO's most stringent wash-water quality guidelines

Press Release from in Environment
Aug 15, 2019 2:55 PM ET

MIAMI, August 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently released the results of an independent, two-year scientific wash-water study that shows the company's Advanced Air Quality Systems are a safe and effective means for compliance with the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 2020 requirements, which include regulations for cleaner air emissions and strict wash-water quality standards.


A proactive approach to water sustainability in the supply chain is a growing strategy among CPG players who recognize the dire consequences of water shortages.

Article from in Environment
Aug 15, 2019 2:15 PM ET

In 2018, Cape Town, South Africa, was hurtling toward a doomsday scenario. City officials projected the city would run out of water on April 12, 2018, deemed "Day Zero."

The city managed to prevent Day Zero, but not without significant cutbacks in water usage. Some women even resorted to cutting their hair because it was too difficult to wash with water restrictions in place.


Blog from in Philanthropy
Aug 15, 2019 1:30 PM ET

This August, Safe Kids Worldwide, a global child injury prevention organization, benefitted from some extra visibility thanks to 725 horses (the horsepower of the#11 FedEx Camry driven by Denny Hamlin) and the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.


Q&A with Barbara Whye, Intel’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Article from in Human Resources
Aug 15, 2019 12:30 PM ET

By Michelle Mullineaux

The data clearly suggests that companies are not ready to disclose their progress on D&EO. We were eager to explore why, what’s working in corporate America, and how we might help equip business leaders looking to lead on this critical issue, so we reached out to Barbara Whye, Intel’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer and VP of Human Resources.


Press Release from in Environment
Aug 15, 2019 12:25 PM ET

August 15, 2019 /3BL Media/A newly updated climate scenario analysis framework released today underscores the need for the U.S. power sector to completely decarbonize before 2050 in order to limit global warming to below 1.5 degrees Celsius and stave off the worst impacts of climate change.


Alliant Energy projects, with Black & Veatch as Owner’s Engineer, recognized for environmental and community impacts by Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Aug 15, 2019 11:45 AM ET

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Of the many wind energy projects in the United States, only three are verified as sustainable by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. Recently, two of them -- developed by power generation and distribution provider Alliant Energy with support from Black & Veatch as owner’s engineer – were the first wind projects ever to achieve the Envision Platinum rating, the highest rating from the Institute.


Comcast volunteers help Paradise High School seniors graduate for the first ceremony since the devastating Camp Fire.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Aug 15, 2019 11:40 AM ET

By Philip Arndt

On Nov. 8, 2018, the town of Paradise witnessed the most destructive and devastating wildfire in California history. The lives of Paradise residents were changed forever when the Camp Fire decimated most of the town, destroying nearly 14,000 homes and numerous businesses and burning more than 150,000 acres.

Although much of the town was destroyed by the fire, a few structures remained, including Paradise High School. It became a symbol of the community – something the town needed, a marker in the sand that Paradise was here to stay.


By Hanna Johnson

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Aug 15, 2019 11:30 AM ET

Some General Mills employees recently got an up-close look at what it means to practice regenerative agriculture, and it didn’t happen from their desks.

Nearly 50 employees from our Foundation, Sustainability, Sourcing, Snack and Cereal teams traveled to Stoney Creek Farm in Redwood Falls, Minnesota. There, they met the Breitkreutz family – leaders in the regenerative agriculture movement – who shared the lessons, challenges and successes on their journey from conventional to regenerative farming.


Article from in Business & Trade
Aug 15, 2019 11:00 AM ET

The depth of Alexion’s commitment to serving the rare disease community is what kept drawing Global Medical Affairs Fellow, Adam Quicquaro, PharmD, back to the company. After completing his internship in Global Medical Information and Medical Review at Alexion, Adam returned to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science University to complete his Doctor of Pharmacy degree.


Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 15, 2019 10:30 AM ET

Over 6,000 Viacom volunteers in 25 countries did a world of good for Viacommunity Day this year.

Viacommunity is the global umbrella for all of Viacom’s social impact and purpose-driven initiatives. By leveraging our diverse culture, Viacommunity offers programs that empower, engage and inspire our employees, audiences and company to make a real difference in our communities around the world.


Blog from in Environment
Aug 15, 2019 10:20 AM ET

At our most recent EHSxTech meeting in London, a hot topic was how in emergency response training we have gone from the fire and weather drill to a huge variety of potential emergencies.

Read our blog to see how your organization can prepare a solid and comprehensive emergency response to keep your employees safe and risk-proof your business.

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Southern California Edison is named No. 1 in battery storage in SEPA’s annual utility survey.

Blog from in Energy
Aug 15, 2019 9:10 AM ET

By Julia Roether

Battery storage is a flexible energy storage solution. Batteries can capture and store solar and wind power to use when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.

Today, the Smart Electric Power Alliance announced that Southern California Edison is No. 1 in battery storage based on the most megawatt-hours last year. The alliance’s 12th annual survey, which includes more than 500 utilities, determines the top 10 rankings.


Article from in Education
Aug 15, 2019 8:40 AM ET

Students are calling for healthy, sustainable, novel food that is, ideally, all locally-sourced. How can universities & food service providers keep up? This panel explores how future-thinking schools and providers like Sodexo are moving food production on-campus with innovative agtech. These programs satisfy important logistical criteria – consistent year-round volume, nutrition, traceability, menu creativity – and interactive curricula for a student generation looking to change the food system.


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