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Article from in Environment
Sep 14, 2014 9:00 AM ET

We strongly believe that the most effective way to ensure a sustainable future for the packaging industry is to increase our use of renewable resources. Our ambition is to develop a package made entirely from renewable materials; compared with today, when renewable material accounts for around 70% of a carton, averaged across our entire portfolio.


It’s through these partnerships that ground-breaking discoveries are made, and that moves the needle for our company and for our industry

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Sep 13, 2014 10:00 AM ET

For Professor Adrian Gerlich, examining the joining of metals is pretty exciting stuff.


Article from in Education
Sep 13, 2014 9:00 AM ET

This summer, while most kids their age were hitting the beach in Miami, a group of high school girls were working hard. They were learning how to code and more.

We watched as 40 Miami-Dade County 11th and 12th grade girls learned computer science skills as part of an intense Summer Immersion Program.


Article from in Philanthropy
Sep 12, 2014 5:00 PM ET
On Saturday, September 6, the 2014-15 Action Team program officially got underway when more than 50 high school students from the Denver, Colorado area came together at a downtown hotel to attend one of two regional training sessions. The second training session will be held in New York’s Citi Field on Saturday, September 13.
 

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Sep 12, 2014 4:15 PM ET

September 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Fiat S.p.A. has once again been included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World. The company received a score of 87/100 compared with an overall average of 58/100 for companies in the Automobiles industry evaluated by RobecoSAM, the specialists in sustainability investment. This result places Fiat Group’s economic, environmental and social performance  among the world’s leading companies. 


Engineer shares how employees work together to uncover the "golden nuggets" that save money and energy at the university.

Blog from in Environment
Sep 12, 2014 3:45 PM ET

Following in the footsteps of the University of Illinois and Southern Oregon University, Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan recently became the next university to participate in Chevrolet’s Campus Clean Energy Efficiency


Article from in Philanthropy
Sep 12, 2014 3:20 PM ET

Christina Aguilera, multi-Grammy Award winner and international superstar, has been named as the World Hunger Relief campaign’s global spokesperson.


Again named industry leader for World Index Building Products group

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Sep 12, 2014 3:15 PM ET

TOLEDO, Ohio, September 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- For the fifth year in a row, Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) has earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) in recognition of its sustainability initiatives.


Luncheon part of Medal of Honor Convention taking place this week in Knoxville, Tenn.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 12, 2014 3:00 PM ET

Knoxville, Tennessee is host this week to the 2014 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention. As part of the week-long celebration, more than 20 Medal of Honor recipients were recognized Wednesday at a private VIP luncheon hosted by Scripps Networks Interactive.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 12, 2014 2:15 PM ET

As we get closer to my personal favorite among the growing list of Sustainable Brands events — New Metrics — I am finding it hard not to engage complete strangers on the street in excited attempts to share bits and pieces of the powerful program we have put together. Allow me to let some of that energy out by sharing 10 highlights — more specifically, 10 *firsts* — that will take place in the New Metrics plenary program in just over two weeks. 

Read more: http://sbshare.co/1wn9DdU

 


by Tae Yoo

Blog from in Human Resources
Sep 12, 2014 2:10 PM ET

Today, AmeriCorps celebrates 20 years of “getting things done.” AmeriCorps has a huge impact in the United States. The program gives people the opportunity to work for a year with a nonprofit, school, public agency, or other organization that addresses societal needs.


Blog from in Health and Wellness
Sep 12, 2014 1:30 PM ET

Today’s guest blog comes from Sunita Prasad, senior manager for Lilly’s MDR-TB programs in India.
 


Posted by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Blog from in Energy
Sep 12, 2014 1:05 PM ET
One of the great inventions of our time – the modern refrigerator – will get an efficiency makeover when new national efficiency standards go into effect on September 15, reducing energy use of most refrigerators and freezers by about 20 to 25 percent.
 

TransCanada employee Ashley Wishart braves her fear of heights for a good cause

Blog from in Philanthropy
Sep 12, 2014 1:00 PM ET

A group of nine brave TransCanada employees dressed up in their neon best and rappelled down a 30-storey building in downtown Calgary to support individuals living with disabilities and special needs in Alberta.

During the annual Easter Seals Drop Zone event, spectators watched as many Calgarians, including some TransCanada employees, made the downward descent.


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