How does a bitter cocoa bean become a delicious cocoa powder or rich chocolate? What is the real story and science behind the headlines about cocoa and health? On April 16 and 17, Mars Symbioscience (MSS) answered these questions and more at the 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival (USASEF) Expo Mars Symbioscience booth at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. What makes cocoa so special? Hint: it’s not just its taste.
By National Waste & Recycling Association
When NWRA’s (National Waste & Recycling Association) National Safety Director Tony Hargis was first appointed, he was vocal about the safety issues facing those within our industry. “As an industry, we need to provide safety material that comes from the subject matter experts, who are really the people who are doing the work in the field,” Hargis said.
Award Presented as Part of Citi’s First Annual Supplier Awards Program
PHILADELPHIA, April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is pleased to announce it has received the 2015 Sustainability Partner Award from Citi, in recognition of its high levels of performance and service. The award is part of Citi’s inaugural Supplier Award program, which was created to recognize suppliers that share Citi’s values, provide exemplary products and services and consistently demonstrate a partnership built on mutual trust and value contribution.
By Neil Barrett, Group Vice President, Sustainable Development, Sodexo
The COP21 in Paris last December achieved a remarkable accord—for all 196 countries attending to sign the agreement is unprecedented. That’s the good news, and everyone involved should take pride in this accomplishment.
But there’s no time to rest on laurels—the accord was just the beginning. We must ensure that action follows and is aligned with the promises of that agreement. And though, of course, governments should lead this movement, it is action by the private sector that can make the difference.
The seventh annual report in Sappi North America’s sustainability series highlights its excellent goal performance and a clear, aspirational vision for the future
Avista was recently recognized by the National Hydropower Association with an OSAW Award for being an Outstanding Steward of America's Waters. With a focus on recreational, environmental and historical enhancement, the award was for the renovation and revitalization of Avista’s Huntington Park in Spokane.
We can work towards the “good Indian life” for people who are vulnerable by focusing on helping people have social roles which are valued. Social roles which are typical and valued open up all kinds of doors for people – and seem to be the typical ways that most of us gain acceptance, belonging, personal growth, friendship, opportunities, and a good reputation. Roles also help us define who we are, and the way we envision ourselves. Now that’s something we want to pay attention to.
by Diandra Rizcallah
Deforestation occurs at a heavy pace - billions of trees that can take a hundred years to grow are chopped every year to make products that may only take sixty seconds for a consumer to discard. EcoPlanet Bamboo Group, the world's largest commercial bamboo plantation company, offers a certified and sustainable fiber alternative to timber harvesting.
PHILADELPHIA, PA., April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – We are proud to announce that Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort and a culmination of Comcast NBCUniversal’s year-round commitment to community service, is incorporating the broad support and amplification of two other Company partnerships: Global Citizen and Red Nose Day, organizations aiming to end extreme poverty globally and in the United States.
Teck Resources Limited ("Teck”) has released its 15th annual Sustainability Report, covering the company’s performance in 2015 and progress towards its short- and long-term sustainability goals.
Teck’s 2015 Sustainability Report (GRI G4 Core) covers the economic, social and environmental topics that were most important to our communities of interest and business in 2015 and includes a complete review of our approach to and performance in sustainability. Our 2015 Annual Report provides further detail on our financial and operational performance.
BOISE, Idaho, April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today named Albertsons Companies (Albertsons) winner of its prestigious Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award for the company’s commitment to increasing awareness of the EPA’s Safer Choice Program for sustainable products.
New Report Details Performance on Sustainability Goals
Bethesda, Md., April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – From a system that turns waste into clean fuel, to unmanned aerial systems that help first responders, in 2015 Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] innovated to expand how it’s addressing environmental and social challenges.
by Kirsten Weeks, Senior Manager for Community Relations
Inspiration is the name of the game, and Cisco is going for gold!
Everywhere you turn, you find Cisco’s people connecting, innovating and driving change to benefit everyone around the world, and Thursday, April 28, 2016 will be no exception.
Tomorrow, thousands of Cisco employees will turn our focus to inspiring the next generation ofGround breakers, Innovators, Rule breakers and Leaders. In case you didn’t notice, we’re talking about GIRLs. Four thousand of them to be exact.
GSK is proud to partner with The Franklin Institute in support of the Philadelphia Science Festival engaging Philadelphians in the wonders of science.
GSK scientists will volunteer their time at the finale Carnival to inspire a new generation of STEM professionals! Our booth is called “How is Medicine Developed?” and can be found along the Delaware River in the “yellow zone.”
Learn Practical Application of Responsible Business Tactics with Leaders in Corporate Sustainability and PYXERA Global
WASHINGTON, D.C. April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The 15th Responsible Business Summit will bring together more than 55 speakers who will share how to become a trusted business and deliver positive impact.