In a new video, hear Haitians talk about a partnership between Abbott, the Abbott Fund and Partners In Health that is improving lives and communities. Built and run by Haitians, a new nutrition facility produces a lifesaving product to treat malnutrition called Nourimanba. In addition, an agricultural program helps local farmers improve the supply of quality peanuts needed for the facility, while increasing farmer incomes.
Built in 1983, the Kettle Falls plant was the first utility-owned electric generating station of its kind in the U.S. constructed for the sole purpose of producing electricity from wood waste, or biomass. The award-winning plant, combined with Avista’s legacy hydroelectric power projects, has contributed to Avista being listed among the greenest utilities in the country. The facility produces up to 61 megawatts of electricity – enough to power 46,000 homes.
A yearlong collaboration identified 14-40 percent water savings in cooling systems at AT&T pilot facilities and led to the development of a free toolkit to help U.S. buildings reduce water use
DALLAS, August 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ — As drought conditions rage across many areas of the country, AT&T and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) unveiled today a suite of tools that U.S. commercial buildings can use to collectively save up to 28 billion gallons of water annually, equivalent to the amount of water that more than 765,000 Americans use at home in a given year.
August 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Over 350 top representatives from Unilever’s strategic supplier partners recently gathered at the ‘Partner to Win’ Supplier Summit in Singapore to discuss global sustainable growth and unlock the potential of developing and emerging markets.
Maersk Line was recognised by Unilever for delivering outstanding service with an emphasis on innovation, driving best practice and continuously improving service levels.
Relationships between companies and nonprofits are being redefined. Companies are turning traditional approaches to philanthropy on their heads, moving beyond financial contributions to bring business strategies, expertise and resources to the table. While this has unlocked new ways to address societal challenges, it has also shifted the role nonprofits play.
Avista Corp. and the City of Spokane announced a partnership on a new public plaza that will replace the parking lot immediately north of City Hall. The new plaza will connect Riverfront Park with the area known as Huntington Park, which Avista began renovating earlier this month and will serve as a new community gathering place.
Free surgeries provided through partnership with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
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Since forming a partnership in 2011 with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a world-renowned, fully integrated academic medical center in Winston-Salem, more than 200 children of our Dominican Republic employees, have been the recipients of life-changing eye, ear, nose and throat surgeries.
The unique partnership between Hanes and Wake Forest Baptist sends a team of surgeons, doctors, anesthesiologists, nurse-anesthetists, surgical nurses and medical students to Bonao two to three times a year to conduct surgeries during the weeklong volunteer missions.
Last week, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and the Center for Green Schools (CFGS) exemplified true partnership in action with a “Common Core Boot Camp” at the U.S. Green Building Council in Washington, DC.
Last week, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and the Center for Green Schools (CFGS) exemplified true partnership in action with a “Common Core Boot Camp” at the U.S. Green Building Council in Washington, DC, in preparation for the CFGS’s national convening of education stakeholders and sustainability thought leaders, scheduled to take place in June 2013.
President Praises Lifesaving Product, Impact on Economic and Agricultural Development
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, founder of the Clinton Foundation, toured the new 18,000-square-foot Nourimanba nutrition facility in Haiti built by Abbott and the Abbott Fund for the nonprofit organization Partners In Health (PIH).