Environmental Stewardship

Toyota Green Initiative Awards Green Campus Contest Grand Prize to Grambling State University Student

Contest Winners and Semifinalists Encourage Fellow HBCU Students to Go Green
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TORRANCE, Calif., April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Toyota Green Initiative (TGI), an environmental stewardship platform designed to empower the African American community to adopt a sustainable lifestyle, is pleased to announce that student Corban Bell of Grambling State University in Grambling, La., is the grand prize winner of TGI’s third annual Green Campus Contest.

Toyota and Wyland Foundation to Launch Second Annual National Water Conservation Challenge

U.S. Cities Compete to be the Most Water-Wise during Earth Month
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TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Toyota is continuing its partnership with Wyland Foundation to promote resource conservation and the importance of sustainability leading up to and throughout Earth Month in April.
 

GM Tonawanda Engine Plant Receives ‘Green Globe’ Award

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DETROIT, February 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - General Motors’ Tonawanda Engine plant received the Green Globe Award from the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Chamber of Commerce for implementing and practicing a ‘green’ and sustainable business philosophy.  

“We continually strive to leave a smaller footprint and engage employees and residents in a variety of environmental stewardship activities,” said GM Tonawanda Engine plant manager Steve Finch.

ARAMARK Commits to Source Eggs from Cage-Free Hens

ARAMARK will source all shell eggs within the United States from cage-free hens by the end of 2014
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PHILADELPHIA, PA., Jan. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- ARAMARK, the global professional services company, today announced it will source all shell eggs within the United States from cage-free hens by the end of 2014. ARAMARK’s announcement comes after its recent commitment to eliminate all pork from animals bred using gestation crates in ARAMARK’s U.S. supply chain by 2017.

Novartis Gets FDA Approval for New Antibiotic; Medtronic Reduces Water and Energy Use; World Spa and Well Being Conference Opens in Bangkok - Health Minute for September 14, 2012

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Novartis has received approval for its new powdered formulation for an inhaled cystic fibrosis therapy. The inhaled antibiotic was recommended to regulators for approval by an FDA advisory panel. Novartis’s previous delivery system earned sales of $300 million dollars last year.

2011 Community Benefit Annual Report Underscores Kaiser Permanente’s Commitment to Total Health

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(3BL Media) August 8, 2012 - Kaiser Permanente 2011 Community Benefit Annual Report is now available. The report, titled “Deeper & Stronger,” underscores how our commitment to total health continues to grow by reinforcing Kaiser Permanente’s mission to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

Religious Traditions and Environmental Stewardship

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Reverend Clare Butterfield, Executive Director of Faith in Place in Chicago, Illinois, works with over 700 congregations of all faiths, to help them connect with what their faith teaches about environmental stewardship. In this video, Rev. Butterfield explains that different religions have different teachings that relate to environmental stewardship. For example, in the Bahai faith, people understand that the natural world reflects the nature and presence of the Creator, so that whatever people do to nature is done to the Creator.

New Acts of Valor: Sara Flounders on the Environmental Impact of the U.S. Military

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Patriotism. Since the birth of the nation-state, humans have equated fighting in battle on behalf one’s country as the ultimate form of patriotism. But the U.S. military is far and away the planet’s biggest polluting force. Given the looming threat of climate change, perhaps it’s time we recognize environmental stewardship as the more patriotic undertaking.

Medtronic Named One of America’s Best Corporate Citizens

Medical Technology Leader Ranked in Top 50 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List
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(3BL Media) April 25, 2012 - Minneapolois, MN - Medtronic, Inc. is one of America’s best corporate citizens, according to the rankings recently released by Corporate Responsibility magazine. Medtronic made the top 50 list, moving up 16 spots from its 66th ranking in 2011.

CSR Minute: Dell Expands Sustainability Programs; Gardens for Good Uses Facebook to Give Away $65K for Urban Farms

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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