By Kris Johnson, Interim Director of Agriculture, The Nature Conservancy, North America
Food is among the most basic and essential ways that we interact with nature. The security and continuity of our food supply chains depend on healthy soil, clean water and a stable climate—all factors that impact a producer’s ability to grow crops. Businesses are increasingly recognizing these connections and including environmental factors into their business models. One way they do this is by setting sustainability goals related to water quality and climate change.
Engineering, construction leader sees path to decarbonization and sustainability emerge from Canada’s history of innovation in power, oil & gas, water and telecom
TORONTO, July 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As Black & Veatch celebrates its 60th year of innovative operations in Canada, the company recognizes the more than 1,500 completed projects that span power and energy market segments, essential water management solutions, and telecommunications advancements across the country. With the milestone, the company’s experts – now at the forefront of the decarbonization and sustainability movements – see significant opportunities to accelerate Canada’s deployment of advanced infrastructure assets.
Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW) today released “INtersections,” its first consolidated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report highlighting the Company’s significant progress to fully integrate environmental stewardship and positive social impact throughout its operations, teams, supply chain and communities. Dow’s 2020 ESG Report builds on its annual Sustainability Reports, which Dow has published since 2003, and its annual Inclusion and Diversity Reports, Shine, which Dow has published since 2018.
We're working with Celebrate Planet Earth to help children in our communities grow to be people who love and protect our planet. Planting and learning about sunflowers is just one way for children to learn about nature and begin to appreciate our planet!
Learn more about our partnership here: https://bit.ly/3i25c4x
[Webinar] Introduction to Taproot Plus for Global NGOs
Thursday, August 5 at 7 AM EST / 1 PM BST / 4:30 PM IDT
Our Lavender facility in Rome, GA, regularly provides support and resources in their community through different donation drives and events. Their most recent efforts were to treat over 600 students and staff at West Central Elementary, which is located across the street from the facility, with an end-of-the-school-year shaved ice treat from Kona Ice. Each student got to make their own “creation” with the different flavors offered from the Kona Ice Truck. This idea came from team members that are part of their Lavender Recognition Team.
Sets goals and highlights ESG progress, aligning to global sustainability standards
CHICAGO, July 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released its first Sustainability Report. In the report, the company shares its vision for the future of sustainable aerospace, establishes broad sustainability goals and highlights environmental, social and governance (ESG) progress in alignment with global sustainability standards.
Since start of pandemic, WSP Emergency Management has supported logistical planning, equipment and specialized staff procurement, creation of public testing and vaccination sites.
From nurses, doctors and first responders to people working in grocery stores and distribution centers, essential workers have been the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic, risking viral exposure to help the rest of us emerge from this unprecedented crisis.
Working alongside these heroes are scores of WSP USA’s Emergency Management Division staff and hundreds of contract employees who responded to urgent requests for help from the firm’s state and local government clients over the past 15 months.
As government aims for massive infrastructure spending, people first places are paramount
NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is the only organization to attain 100 percent alignment across the federal government’s health and wellness requirements outlined in the new health guidelines contained in the recently updated Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings. The Guiding Principles provide a detailed and prescriptive framework to help all executive branch agencies meet federal mandates related to sustainable building design, construction and operations.
Making benefits packages grow fonder with income protection
by Bob Ruff
Mr. Ruff is senior vice president of Growth Solutions with Aflac. He is responsible for the development and execution of key growth initiatives for Aflac U.S., including product development, enrollment, business development and market development. Visit www.aflac.com
Action for Digital Equity
Fifth Third Bank is focused on delivering best-in-class financial products and services and providing access to those services whenever and wherever consumers want them. In the Responsible Banking section of the Bank’s 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report, Fifth Third speaks to its responsibility for ensuring its products and services are accessible to all consumers, in all markets, and that the right types of responsible products and services are offered.
At Schulte Subaru of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, kindness isn’t just a word. It’s a way of doing business.
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN DRIVE MAGAZINE | WINTER 2020
Schulte Subaru was founded in 1970 by Terry Schulte and continues as a vital part of the Sioux Falls community today through the leadership and passion of his son Mike Schulte. Their philosophy is simple: If you treat people right, the business will take care of itself.
by Nicholaus Rohleder for Climate and Capital Media
Clean burning hydrogen fuel is finally coming into its own, and it could shape the future of U.S. energy.
NRG is committed to maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance and has taken a proactive approach in applying leading governance principles and practices. These include: