Authors, Ann Bausum and Michael H. Cottman, Discuss African Americans’ Impact on the U.S. and Beyond
In continued celebration of Black History Month, National Geographic recently released books by authors, Ann Bausum and Michael H. Cottman, who have each devoted their careers to discovery, research, exploration and impact.
Rick Hendry of Brunswick, Georgia, claims, “Everyone has interest and a passion. No matter what your physical abilities are no matter how little time you have ... you can do something in line with your passion.” For Rick and his wife Sharon, their passions are recycling and community service.
This year, we have seen an undeniable shift in what companies communicate to consumers. An increasing number of brands are choosing to amplify their commitment to company values and promote diversity and acceptance.
New Volunteers Needed to Keep Program Going
In partnership with Republic Services of Boise, Ken Pierson-a local volunteer-has made a difference in the lives of dozens of Treasure Valley families by helping to repair and restore bicycles that have been diverted from the landfill to provide to families and children in need at the Boys and Girls Club and the Agency for New Americans.
Bill Soards, President, AT&T Indiana
As a Butler Alumnus, I was beyond proud that our small school from Indiana showed everyone that they could compete with the country’s basketball powerhouses. Existing fans like me grew more enthusiastic, and the team gained countless new Bulldog supporters as others around the country jumped on the underdog bandwagon.
For many of us it has been hard to cling to a sense of hope when we see basic human rights such as clean water, clean air, and freedom of religion under attack. Our work here at the Institute often requires courage as we seek to create a Living Future for all. Van Jones has been on the forefront of making positive change for our world, from founding Green for All and DreamCorps to his current role with CNN. As a changing political climate was brewing, my intuition told me that we would need courage and the genius of brilliant ideas to keep our work moving forward this year.
Employees also donate non-perishable food items and volunteer for a day of service
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., February 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands announced today that the company and its employees have pledged $2.1 million this year for the United Way of Forsyth County and surrounding communities, as well as donated food items and volunteer hours to community agencies as part of its 10th award-winning charitable fundraising campaign.
The United Way of North Carolina awarded Hanes with its Spirit of North Carolina Award for campaign excellence, the eighth consecutive Spirit Award and 10th earned in the past 11 years by Hanes and its employees.
March is fast approaching, and with it comes a whole bunch of free webinars for you to sign up for!
Our first webinar of the month will be on Thursday March 2nd at 2 PM EST, and it's Now is the Time for Mobile Bidding. If you’re trying to decide if mobile bidding might be right for your auction event, this webinar is for you. You'll learn why so many smart, forward-thinking organizations are bringing mobile bidding to their auction events - and how you can do it, too!
Sustainable Development and Corporate Action
This year's 31st annual BEYA Global STEM Conference recognized ten Booz Allen Hamilton engineers as Modern Day Technology Leaders (MDTL). The conference and awards program took place February 9 through 11 in Washington, DC.
Booz Allen’s partnership with the BEYA program dates back to 2005. To date, more than 100 Booz Allen employees have been recognized for their work in the field.
This Q&A with Margot Copeland, Chair and CEO of KeyBank Foundation, and Yvonne Siu Turner of Points of Light, examines key trends of The Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative that recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation every year.
CITGO Corner Mart Locations in Greenville Support Local Victims of Domestic Violence
GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation Marketer, Piedmont Petroleum, recently raised $20,000 for Safe Harbor, Inc., a local non-profit organization dedicated to making a difference for victims of domestic violence and their children.
The Carlsberg Group achieved its 2017 reduction targets for energy, CO2 and water ahead of schedule and is on track to deliver its 2017 target on responsible drinking information, according to its 2016 Sustainability Report.
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Since 2015, the Carlsberg Group has delivered reductions of 6% in energy consumption (kWh/hl), 14% in CO2 emissions (kg CO2/hl) and 6% in water consumption (hl/hl). Meanwhile, 17% of the Group’s energy consumption now comes from renewable sources such as biomass, solar power and certificates with guarantees of origin. The Group has also inaugurated a solar panel installation at its facility in Dali, China, that is the fourth largest brewery installation of its kind in the world.
HRH Prince Charles took time out to meet leading social entrepreneurs at a Barclays Eagle Lab in London.
His Royal Highness visited the incubator in Notting Hill – one of a network of such hubs across the country – in his role as Patron of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).
During his time at the Lab, which is housed in Barclays’ former cheque processing centre, he spoke to founders and staff from firms harnessing technology to tackle global sustainability challenges.
by Stephen Schreiber
There was a time when the words “urban” and “agriculture” weren’t likely to be used together. Today, however, cultivating, processing and distributing food in the city is becoming an ever more popular way to help grow a greener, more nutritious future.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the face of agriculture is changing, and urban agriculture is one of the latest movements to challenge the traditional view of farming.