Do you ever wonder why so many people ride bikes in a place like the Netherlands while so few do in Texas? Both places are flat with temperate weather, and physicists call the bicycle the most efficient means for human transportation yet invented, so why do residents in one location ride bicycles at so much lower a rate? Well, the answer, it turns out, is complicated and involves political, cultural, and practical factors.
Bringing the EDF/AT&T water efficiency toolkit to 5 thirsty U.S. cities
This year, the focus of World Water Day is on how intertwined our energy and water use are, with water supplies across the country growing increasingly strained – in areas that depend on flows from the Colorado River, like
Aramark volunteers partnered with Neighborhood Centers Inc.'s Harbach-Ripley location in Houston on March 19 for Global Volunteer Day
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Aramark extended its health and wellness platform and commitment, Healthy for Life™, into Houson for the company's inaugural Global Volunteer Day on March 19. More than 125 Houston-area employees partnered with Neighborhood Centers Inc. Harbach-Ripley location in Houston as part of an effort to provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutritional education and active play and physical activity spaces.
In partnership with Neighborhood Centers Inc., more than 125 employees inspire children to be healthy for life as part of first annual Global Volunteer Day
Houston, TX, March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Houston children face a variety of health and wellness challenges. In fact, youth obesity is a growing epidemic and in the last decade, the percentage of overweight or obese students entering Houston high schools has ballooned to nearly 35%, according to researchers.
Waste Management Draws on Phoenix Open Experience to Rate Shell Houston Open Winner in Sustainability for Participating PGA TOUR Golf Tournaments
PHOENIX, January 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that the Shell Houston Open has been named the winner of its inaugural Sustainability Challenge. In a contest that invited all PGA TOUR tournaments to detail their respective sustainable event initiatives, The Shell Houston Open received the highest ranking out of 24 tournament submissions for its cumulative score in the following categories: Materials Management, Natural Resources Tracking and Conservation, Economic Impact and Overall Sustainability.
More than 200 TransCanada employees, family and friends participated in the recent Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) 2013 Walk to Cure Diabetes in Houston. The event was captured on video and drew more than 15,000 walkers. As a chief sponsor, TransCanada was out front and center leading the fight against the disease, and many employees dedicated the day to their friends and loved ones affected by the disease.
UnitedHealthcare funds improvements to five Houston-area urban gardens and volunteers to renovate community garden at Shady Lane Park
November 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) and UnitedHealthcare celebrated the creation of the new community garden at Shady Lane Park with a special ribbon-cutting event and volunteer activities today.
The creation of the community garden at Shady Lane Park, the improvements to five other Houston-area urban gardens, and the support of HPARD’s Afterschool Meal Program were all made possible thanks to funding by UnitedHealthcare.
TransCanada was a proud sponsor of the 2013 Houston Energy Day last month, where elementary and middle-school children came to learn about various forms of energy and understand how the company keeps it pipelines safe
More than 20,000 youngsters, their parents and teachers gathered around Houston City Hall in Hermann Square for the third annual Houston Energy Day. TransCanada was the title sponsor of the day-long event that promoted energy awareness for elementary and middle-school age children.
The Company Joins Consumer Energy Alliance, University of Houston, and Mayor Annise Parker for Day of Community Fun and Learning
Houston, TX, October 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Just Energy is proud to announce its sponsorship of Houston’s 3rd AnnualEnergy Day Festival on Saturday, October 19th, 2013, a free, day‐long family oriented event showcasing innovation in energy. Students and their families will have an opportunity to learn more about state of the art technology through kid‐friendly demonstrations, exhibits, and interaction with industry experts.