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Blog from in Environment
Jun 11, 2019 10:35 AM ET

Antea Group’s blog series, EHS Global Moments, highlights a country-specific EHS regulation applicable to non-manufacturing operations, organized by place, topic, or theme.

The last thing anyone wants to think about when they are attempting to leave a building is whether the door they are opening leads outdoors or to a closet! This month we discuss emergency exit requirements in the U.S.

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Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 11, 2019 10:30 AM ET

This year was a year of sustainability milestones and achievements for Las Vegas Sands, the global Integrated Resort developer and operator with properties in Macao, Singapore, and Las Vegas. Detailed in their newest 2018 Environmental Report, the company highlights Sands ECO360 initiatives ranging from energy to waste and plastic, and expands on some of their most notable 2018 eco-moments. 

New renewable natural gas infrastructure installations to begin in multiple states

Press Release from in Energy
Jun 11, 2019 10:10 AM ET

SMITHFIELD, Va., June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the construction of new biogas gathering systems in Missouri and Utah, which bring the company steps closer to delivering renewable natural gas (RNG) to communities in multiple states using manure from its hog farms.

Funded by America's leading distillers, Responsibility.org leads the fight against drunk driving & underage drinking

Multimedia with summary from in Business & Trade
Jun 11, 2019 9:30 AM ET

Rick Wilson, Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Bacardi Limited, will serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Responsibility.org.

Responsibility.org is a national not-for-profit that aims to eliminate drunk driving and work with others to end all impaired driving, eliminate underage drinking, and empowers adults to make a lifetime of responsible alcohol choices as part of a balanced lifestyle.

Clara Lownie and Cal Dewolfe take top placing in Halifax

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jun 11, 2019 9:00 AM ET

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Known as "the people's marathon", over 10,000 participants lined up at the start line for one of the seven running events this weekend at the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon, raising over $500,000 as part of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.

Cal Dewolfe (2:34.41) and Clara Lownie (3:24.24) were first to cross the finish line in the Scotiabank Full Marathon after a fantastic run through the vibrant streets of Halifax, Nova Scotia for the 16th annual Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon weekend.

Increases to Fair Trade Minimum Price and Premium aim to address extreme poverty and its consequences in cocoa-producing communities

Press Release from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Jun 11, 2019 8:55 AM ET

OAKLAND, Calif., June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, announced today that it will increase its minimum price and premium for cocoa by 20 percent as of October 1, 2019 to move farmers closer to a living income and reduce the extreme poverty and child labor that is prevalent in West Africa’s cocoa fields.  

Blog from in Human Resources
Jun 11, 2019 8:30 AM ET

Deciding to put roots down in a new location or a whole new country can be overwhelming. There are many reasons that can lead people to move, but what draws a person to stay? Feeling a sense of belonging to your community and society is one factor that can influence how comfortable you feel with where you live – whether you’re a newcomer or long-term resident.

Sales of Natural and Organic Products Outpace Conventional Food and Beverage as Consumers Get the Message About the Relationship Between Diet and Health

Article from in Environment
Jun 11, 2019 8:05 AM ET

by Steven Hoffman, Managing Director, Compass Natural 

Consumer demand for healthier products continues to grow. With concerns ranging from the cost of healthcare to the effects of food and agriculture on climate change, consumers of all ages are opting for natural, organic and functional foods and beverages, nutritional supplements, natural medicines and other eco-friendly products from mission-based companies that share their values and address their concerns.

Hear from sustainable innovators at 3BL Forum this fall

Article from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 11, 2019 8:00 AM ET

When she was in seventh grade, Kylee Guenther was told by a teacher that she would never be good at math because “you’re a girl.”

Today, Guenther, with the backing of Silicon Valley tech investors, is blazing a path forward by taking on one of the most widely used yet environmentally taxing materials in the world — plastic.

Plan Will Eliminate Coal, Reduce Carbon Emissions 90%, Add Renewables

Press Release from in Energy
Jun 11, 2019 8:00 AM ET

JACKSON, Mich., Friday, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Consumers Energy has received approval from state regulators for its Clean Energy Plan, ushering in a new era for renewable energy in Michigan.

The Clean Energy Plan puts Consumers Energy on a path to eliminate coal; reduce carbon emissions by over 90 percent; and meet customers’ future electricity capacity needs with 90 percent clean energy resources by 2040. The Michigan Public Service Commission this morning approved the plan, which also had support from leading Michigan environmental and business groups.

Blog from in Environment
Jun 11, 2019 8:00 AM ET

With the start of summer only a few weeks away, hundreds of New York State parks that are maintained by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will soon open too. May is National Electrical Safety Month, dedicated to safe practices in and around the home and workplace, and National Grid crews are using an opportunity to promote a special focus on outdoor electrical safety.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jun 11, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Now more than ever, people want companies to stand for something.

Disney Toy Delivery Program to Reach 450 Children’s Hospitals

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jun 10, 2019 4:30 PM ET

BURBANK, Calif., June 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – This past weekend, The Walt Disney Company kicked off its annual Disney Toy Delivery, a part of the Disney Team of Heroes philanthropic initiative, at AdventHealth for Children in Orlando, Florida. Tim Allen, the voice of Buzz Lightyear, and Tom Hanks, the voice of Woody, from the upcoming film Toy Story 4 were present and helped to bring some joy to the patients at AdventHealth for Children by distributing toys to kids and families.

Multimedia with summary from in Education
Jun 10, 2019 4:30 PM ET

Kudos to Amgen Scholars alumni Corshai Williams and Enrique Garcia-Rivera for so eloquently sharing their stories at The Atlantic Education Summit (per this 10-minute session). To learn more of Corshai’s remarkable story, see this profile in the Baltimore Sun.