Illegal logging has some obvious effects, such as the destruction of forests and ecosystems, but it also results in economic and social effects that aren’t always apparent.
In the second installment of the six-part video series, “The Spark of Innovation,” Alexandra Heckler and Josh Laredo discuss how Booz Allen Hamilton became involved in the auto industry’s quest to define and understand the cyber opportunities and threats surrounding cars of today and tomorrow.
When she was six, Alexandra learned from her father how to take apart and rebuild a ’68 Corvette. “In hindsight, I think ‘my dad was trying to teach me to solve a problem,’” Alexandra recalls. “To figure out ‘what can I do to make it better?’”
Rob, an INBU Biopharmaceutical Sales Rep in Idaho, volunteers his time at a local soup kitchen.
NRG always looks for ways to systematically improve environmental and community outcomes from our facilities’ operations while ensuring efficiency, reliability and stakeholder value. Focus areas within Sustainable Operations include safety, GHG emissions and carbon utilization, water, industrial waste and biodiversity.
Jenny, a tawny eagle that narrowly escaped death, has been released into the wild after rehabilitation at a nature reserve run by De Beers Group in South Africa.
Managers in the De Beers Ecology division and staff at the Dronfield Nature Reserve offered the use of the reserve after hearing what happened to the bird.
A farmer in the Karoo, a semi-desert region, spotted Jenny, a fledgling, lying unconscious on the ground after colliding with a powerline while escaping from two pied crows.
Vets in Kimberley found she had no fractures or serious internal injuries so the rehabilitation began, using age-old falconry techniques under the guiding hand of Julius Koen, a falconer with 40 years’ experience.
Honoring winner for her 30 years of service for Meals on Wheels, promotion of childhood immunizations, and her clerical assistance for the retired senior volunteer program.
A 100-year-old Kalamazoo woman who Consumers Energy honored with the statewide Senior Citizen of the Year award appeared on “The Lori Moore Show” on WWMT-TV(Kalamazoo), as well as Whitney Sk
Whole Cities Foundation is dedicated to improving individual and community health through collaborative partnerships, education, and broader access to nutritious food.
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Rita Henderson is a Community Affairs Manager for Nestlé USA.
“We are committed to reducing our footprint through flying technologies like Sharklets and biofuels research. In order to make this work globally, businesses need to join together for a low-carbon future.”
—Robin Hayes, President & CEO, JetBlue
We’re coming at greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction from all angles. Since committing to international carbon neutral growth from 2020, the question is no longer, when? It’s, how?
Over 625 million people live without power in Sub-Saharan Africa. That’s nearly 70 percent of the continent’s population. For those households with access to the grid, only 69 percent experience reliable electricity. Blackouts last for days, often impeding businesses from providing a dependable service or generating a consistent income.
In our third installment in our four-part series on gender diversity in our workplace we share the remarkable story of a Goldcorp employee who pushed herself beyond her comfort zone to carve out a career in a male-dominated culture as an underground miner.
DONG Energy announces that its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 96% by 2023 is now officially approved by the Science Based Target initiative as aligned with climate science. The target is significantly more ambitious than what is required by the Paris Agreement.
Advancing environmental strategy in all areas; out-performing goals and overcoming challenges
**This is the second article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**
Boeing’s commitment to global environmental leadership is focused on key goals and targets which reflect the three tenets of our environmental strategy.
Inspire Global Collaboration, Design in Environmental Performance and Innovate for Sustainable Operations support our core beliefs:
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It has never been more important for the United States and China to work together on common goals, Bloomberg founder and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told a small audience including Chinese government officials assembled at the Asia Society in New York Wednesday.