Taking place on May 1st each year, Law Day is a national day established by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958 to mark the nation's commitment to the rule of law. Law Day provides an opportunity to understand how law and the legal process protect our liberty, strive to achieve justice, and contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share.
The 2019 Law Day theme is Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society. These cornerstones of democracy – in the United States and around the world – are the foundations for a free society.
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ AccountAbility CEO, Mr. Sunny Misser, spoke with Mr. Matthew Bechard, Senior Vice President of Communications at the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit), about the key trends shaping business in 2019.
This week we celebrated Earth Day. That first (1970) observance became a catalyst for action – soon after the first of a series of environmental-focused Federal legislation began to change dirty air to cleaner and then clean, and more laws to address a very unhealthy state of affairs in the U.S.A. (The Environmental Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, RCRA, etc.). But…the challenges for society have not gone away. The list of “hot ESG issues” grows by the week.
Ten million trees planted two years ahead of 2020 goal
STRATHAM, N.H., April 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - On the heels of Earth Day, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today releases its 2018 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, showing steady progress toward its 2020 sustainability goals in support of three key pillars: better product, a greener world and stronger communities.
“Non-profits are stakeholders. Someone finally listened.”
A direct quote from one of the founding members at the third annual CyberGrants Nonprofit Organization Council (NPO Council) meeting. The words were in reaction to those from CyberGrants CEO Mark Layden when he said “We used to think the NPO was merely the outcome at the end of the donation process in our Visio diagram. That simply is not true. We want to change the way we do things so you can change the world.”
Building on a successful campaign in Rwanda, drones in Ghana will make on-demand, emergency deliveries of 148 high-priority products.
As you read this, drones are making emergency deliveries of vaccines, blood products and life-saving medications. What’s remarkable is that this scene is playing out in Ghana.
The story began in Rwanda in 2016. In a groundbreaking collaboration between The UPS Foundation, Gavi and Zipline, life-saving medical supplies began reaching Rwandan patients in minutes — rather than hours or days — even in the most remote communities.
Creative recycling initiatives. Global sustainability pledges. Innovative products. In honor of Earth Day, we're taking a look at how the company is helping to increase recycling, reduce environmental impact and boost sustainability.
By Amanda Kelly
When a company has the formidable goal of helping make the places where we live and work healthier, every effort counts. And Johnson & Johnson has no shortage of programs, initiatives and partnerships aimed at helping protect our Earth.
When I was thinking about what to write about for Earth Day, my mind was flooded with so many topics. I thought about how sustainability is becoming more and more mainstream, but at the same time the focus is being diverted to so many marginal issues. I see businesses working together to address environmental and societal needs but public policies that are outdated for the pressing issues of our time.