Quick action and immediate willingness to help a neighbor made a big difference in saving property and wildlife habitat from even worse destruction during Oregon’s first major brush fire of the season.
The fire consumed an estimated 40,000 acres in north-central Oregon, according to Boardman Rural Fire Protection District Lt. Casey Zellars.
“We had pretty much all the emergency responders in Morrow and Umatilla counties out there from the time the fire was reported at 2 p.m. Monday until it was finally put out after midnight on Tuesday,” he relates.
June 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On June 8, Holland America Line celebrated World Oceans Day, a United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. It’s a day where Holland America Line can share our devotion to the oceans on which we sail and our commitment to support sustaining those oceans.
Madison, Wis., June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Leonardo Academy announced this week that the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development ACE Program has awarded two grants that Leonardo Academy submitted on behalf of GAIN Clean Fuel. The grant awards which total approximately $1.2 million, will support GAIN Clean Fuel ‘s construction of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations in Fairless Hills, PA and Fredericksburg, PA. Both stations will be open to the public and are located near major Interstate highways.
World’s largest cruise company names Russell, a highly respected social entrepreneur, to be president of fathom and company’s Global Impact Lead
June 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest travel and leisure company, today named Tara Russell president of fathom and Global Impact Lead of Carnival Corporation & plc.
This article is an abridged version of a section from our 2014 Sustainable Development Report. You can read the more detailed report here.
As part of our sustainability efforts, we continuously strive to find ways to meet the demands of a growing urban society without compromising the planet for future generations. Our alternative fuels program is a key part of our sustainable manufacturing.
Madison, Wis., June 08, 2015 /3BL Media/ Leonardo Academy announced its Summer Sustainability Webinar Series for 2015, offered free of charge. Leonardo Academy is a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing sustainability. All presenters are experienced Sustainability Consultants, LEED Consultants, and LEED Certification Reviewers. USGBC and AIA continuing education credit can be earned for all webinars, excluding Leonardo Academy’s Valley Ridge Nature Preserve and Sustainability Demonstration Site.
fathom pioneers social impact travel on a scale the world has never seen, with a focus on transformative, holistic impact and long-term sustainable development
June 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest travel and leisure company, today launched a new brand called fathom™, defining a new travel category it is calling “social impact travel,” that will offer consumers authentic, meaningful impact travel experiences to work alongside locals as they tackle community needs.
So I checked, and sure enough, March 3 was the last date that I posted a blog entry. That’s three months ago. Goodness. I probably deserve some sort of public ridicule for this long of a delay. Anyone got any rotten tomatoes? Actually, I suggest we compost those instead and leave my face unsplattered.
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown
June 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ -The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown to fund the Ray C. Anderson Fellowship. The Fellowship is designed to foster the development of a new cohort of global leaders (scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs, and advocates) who will analyze the best available research on one hundred of the most substantive and readily available climate mitigation solutions.