By Aragon Burlingham, Founder and President, We Teach Science Foundation
This post is part of our series on online mentoring. To learn more, click here.
More people have access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food around the world today than ten years ago. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that the number of undernourished people has fallen by approximately 167 million during that period. This improvement is cause for celebration but there is still much to be done: almost 800 million – just over one in nine people on the planet – still remain hungry. Issues like climate change, population growth, political instability, inadequate infrastructure and R&D investment, and global economic uncertai
By Kelly Eisenhardt
Getting a solid return on investment and helping communities grow through grant making and innovation is all possible with community foundations.
Discover why understanding the cultural nuances of a country is essential for the success of your EHS program when expanding your business.
Navigating the cultural and regulatory terrain that comes with expanding into a new country can be tricky without an experienced guide. EHS Passport is here to be that guide--check out the interactive experience at ehspassport.com.
Organization Staff now WELL Accredited Professionals
MADISON, Wis. October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Leonardo Academy president Michael Arny announced today Leonardo Academy’s support for The WELL Building StandardTM (WELL). This certification program addresses actions by building owners that benefit the health, wellbeing and productivity of building occupants.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. With one in three young people in the U.S. experiencing abuse, Mary Kay will be sharing one PSA a week from our Don’t Look Away campaign during October to help raise awareness of this important issue.
A common form of abuse that can sometimes be missed is financial abuse. Fatima’s boyfriend takes her credit cards without her permission and uses her social security number so he can get a student loan. With the help of a stranger, Fatima is given a discrete message on how to seek help in her unhealthy relationship.
Join Mary Kay and Don’t Look Away from abuse. If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse and needs help, text “loveis” to 22522 to be connected with trained advocates from loveisrespect who provide support, safety tips and referrals.
Specially formulated gypsum absorbs formaldehyde in the home.
The past few decades have seen an abundance of research tying all manner of health issues to poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). While most typically think of industrial air pollution when they think of polluted air, the fact is that there are more negative health impacts from the air we breathe inside. Poor IAQ has been linked to headaches, fatigue, concentration problems, allergies, asthma and other issues. Homebuyers know this, and are making purchasing decisions based on interior health and safety.
DUBAI, October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This week the United Nations Global Compact convened over 600 leaders from business, civil society, the UN and Government in Dubai to drive business awareness and action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.
Social Shares of #OrganDonor Support $5 Contribution from Astellas to World Transplant Games Federation, up to $175,000 USD
NORTHBROOK, Ill. and RICHMOND, Va. – October 27 2016 /3BL Media/ -- At any given moment in America, there are more than 120,000 men, women and children awaiting lifesaving organ transplant(1). To bring greater focus to the critical importance of organ donation, Astellas and Donate Life America will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for online organ donor registrations in an eight-hour period from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) on Saturday, Nov. 5.
Three benches made of recycled aluminum as a result of separate collection
SAVONA, October 27 2016 /3BL Media/ - Three benches made of recycled aluminum have been positioned at Darsena, in front of the historic “Torretta” as a gift to the community of Savona. This is one of the results of the “Message in a can” initiative, which was launched earlier this year by CIAL (Aluminum Packaging Consortium), Municipality of Savona, Ata Spa (Savona Municipality Company for waste collection) and Costa Cruises, in order to promote and develop the collection and recycling of aluminum in the city.
When forecasting warned that record rainfall could be coming to Louisiana, a team at Walmart’s home office did what they always do when severe weather is imminent: Pull together the right people to prepare for help.
Because there are about 30 Walmart stores and Sam’s Club locations in the Baton Rouge area where the flooding eventually hit, the company’s Emergency Operations Center had a responsibility to local associates and communities. Logistics, operations, and merchandising teams assembled quickly, first mapping alternate routes for trucks delivering to stores in and around Louisiana and ramping up shipments of diapers, bottled water and other essentials.
Since the 1970s, The Green Gulch Farm Zen Center Has Sown Seeds of Mindfulness in Organic Farming
Today, we visit the Green Gulch Farm Zen Center in San Francisco's Marin County. Since the 1970s, these pioneers of the California Organic Farming movement have been utilizing zen practices to harvest surprising soul crops and produce abundant, earth-friendly yields. Watch this episode to learn how they manage to strike the balance between responsibility and detachment in their sustainable work on the planet, and in the hearts and minds of their students and guests.
Toronto-based tech startup aims to reduce landfill waste by allowing app users to buy surplus food at deeply discounted prices.
Three Paper Myths Debunked
We've all seen them before, either on an email from a friend "Please consider the environment before printing this," or at the bottom of a utility bill, "Go green, go paperless!" But how do prevailing thoughts about paper stack up against reality? Explore three of the top myths surrounding the industry, then learn how much the U.S. forest area has actually increased over the past 60 years.