Sustainability has been a hot topic lately – from public policies to private initiatives, Green is everywhere.
As an event professional, my job is to be an experiential storyteller. My team and I connect audiences to the things that matter the most to them - from thought leadership conferences to technologically interactive events to employee volunteer days of service.
Planning a memorable and engaging experience takes time and an eye for the smallest of details. However, one detail might be missing from the road map: a sustainability plan.
Every year Green Builder Media releases the Eco Leaders issue of Green Builder magazine, highlighting a handful of companies that are doing great green things in the world, paving the way to a sustainable future with innovative products and forward-thinking ideas.
In 2013, Southwest’s Green Team, a group made up of Employees from across the Company, began the journey towards eliminating the environmentally wasteful plastic car seat/stroller bags. With the help of Employee and Customer feedback, the Green Team successfully created and tested an environmentally and wallet-friendly reusable car seat bag to sell at the ticket counter.
Kimberly-Clark Australia, in partnership with WWF-Australia and Banksia Foundation host thought leadership event
Sydney, July 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To coincide with World Environment Day, Kimberly-Clark, in partnership with WWF-Australia and Banksia Foundation, hosted a leadership forum to discuss the role of NGO’s, businesses and brands in inspiring a sustainable future.
The discussion acknowledged the powerful role that businesses and brands can play in inspiring change and the need for continued collaboration across business and NGO’s, as well as government.
ATLANTA, June 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), yesterday received two awards from the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign in recognition of efforts to improve energy efficiency at Arby’s® restaurants through outdoor lighting initiatives.
They are pursuing sustainable and innovative solutions that deliver economic, social and environmental benefits despite constrained budgets. These improvements can lead to cost savings, more jobs and increased opportunities for entrepreneurs, all of which keep cities thriving and attract one of the most highly sought after talent pools, millennials.
Sanofi was recently ranked in Newsweek’s Top 500 Green Companies in the World for 2015.
Newsweek collaborated with Corporate Knights Capital, HIP (Human Impact + Profit) Investor Inc., and nongovernmental organizations and the academic and accounting communities with expertise in sustainable business models and operations. Together they ranked the world’s largest companies on corporate sustainability and environmental impact, based on “green scores” calculated and analyzed by Newsweek and its partners.
CBRE has been ranked #143 in the 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings. The annual list ranks companies based on eight indicators to assess and measure the environmental performance of the 500 largest U.S.-based publicly traded companies. CBRE received a 47.4% composite score, which was driven by a strong performance in energy efficiency and carbon mitigation.
June 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TD has moved up to #43 in the global Newsweek Green Rankings. Created in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and HIP Investor, the Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the world's foremost corporate environmental rankings. They assess the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States and the 500 largest publicly-traded companies globally on overall environmental performance.