Environment and Climate Change

HEINEKEN recognised by CDP as a leader for climate change transparency and corporate action

Press Release

AMSTERDAM, October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - HEINEKEN has been recognised as a world leader for both transparency and corporate action on climate change by CDP, the international NGO that drives sustainable economies.  

Ground-Breaking Research Busts Common Myths About Air-Sealing Houses

Homeowners could save big bucks on utility bills by air sealing these 5 house joints.
Press Release

SEATTLE, October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In a typical residence, there is nearly one mile of exterior joints that can leak air. That’s 5,280 feet of potential problems.

Owens Corning, a leading residential insulation industry innovator backed by 75 years of building science expertise, decided to conduct research that would quantify the leakage characteristics of the most important joints/openings in a residential structure and prioritize them in terms of the cost to seal it—an air leakage bang for the buck ranking of the joints/openings.

Free Webinar: Managing Food Waste

Best Practices and Solutions for Addressing Food Waste

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is hosting the Best Practices and Solutions for Addressing Food Waste Webinar, in partnership with The Dow Chemical Company, City of Phoenix, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Houston Advanced Research Center.

AIDA Cruises: Michael Ungerer and Dr. Monika Griefahn Receive 2014 B.A.U.M. Environmental Award

Press Release

October 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ - On Monday, September 29, 2014, AIDA President Michael Ungerer and Dr. Monika Griefahn, Chief Sustainability Officer for AIDA Cruises, received the renowned B.A.U.M. Environmental Award in the category “large companies.” The ceremony took place in Hamburg as part of the annual conference for the 30th anniversary of B.A.U.M. e.V.

Introducing H2infO

The U.S. Water Partnership Announces Launch of New Knowledge Portal for Water Information
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While water challenges vary across the globe, these issues are solvable. However, decision makers worldwide need to be equipped with the right tools to harness innovative technologies, expertise and resources to build sustainable solutions. Accessing useful information is the first step for designing these lasting solutions, but finding the right type of information can be a daunting task for users in developing countries.

BSR Conference 2014 Twitter Contest

Enter to Win a Free Pass to Our Annual Event

Enter to win a pass to the BSR Conference 2014 through our first-ever Twitter contest, which runs from September 15-25.


To enter, tweet this: I want to attend the BSR Conference 2014: Transparency & Transformation http://bsr14.org #winBSR14


Explore What's New in the BSR Conference 2014 Program


BSR is abuzz as we confirm speakers, finalize sessions, and approve the details for meals, networking receptions, and our mobile app for the BSR Conference 2014, taking place November 4-6 in New York.

The event is just two short months away, and an even closer deadline is approaching: Advance rates—the last chance to save on your Conference registration—end September 30.

Jumpstart Your Sustainability Strategy at the BSR Conference 2014


September is just around the corner, and it’s time to get back to work. It’s also time to jumpstart your sustainability strategy. Learn how to integrate transparency and transformation into your planning by registering for the BSR Conference 2014, taking place November 4-6 in New York.

Transparency & Transformation

Train to Win: The 1, 2, 3 of Sustainability Best Practice


Guest Blog by Matt Ellis, Founder and CEO, Measurabl

We all know the jargon: Sustainability. CSR. Shared value. Triple bottom line. Green. They all land somewhere between ephemeral concepts and a color. How did we manage to detach something so important from its twin value propositions of risk mitigation and cost reduction? More puzzling still is how the value of sustainability got so turned around at a time when regulation, investor pressure and consumer demand for accountability and transparency are more real and impactful than ever.


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