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National Geographic Announces Winners of ‘Chasing Genius’, a Global Call for Transformational Ideas to Improve the Well-Being of Our People and Planet

Sep 21, 2017 7:35 AM ET - 21st Century Fox’s National Geographic recently announced the winners of Chasing Genius, a digital community launched in June with GSK Consumer Healthcare. Nat Geo and GSK crowdsourced ideas from their audiences and chose three critical areas where...

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CSX Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for Seventh Consecutive Year

Sep 20, 2017 4:05 PM ET - CSX (Nasdaq: CSX) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the seventh consecutive year, recognizing the company’s leadership in sustainable and responsible business practices. CSX was the only U.S.-based railroad and...

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Ecocentricity Blog: Taking a Bite Out of Designed Obsolescence

Sep 20, 2017 12:30 PM ET - Apple is a massive company with global influence. If they set ambitious goals, and then achieve them, the impact will be immense and go beyond their own balance sheet and impact report.

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VIDEO | Behind-the-Scenes: Mohawk Group’s Lichen Collection

Sep 20, 2017 8:35 AM ET - Mohawk Group’s award-winning Lichen Collection is the world’s first floor covering to achieve Living Product Challenge Petal Certification from the International Living Future Institute.

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The Next Quarter Century’s Organic Marketplace: Insights from Stonyfield Farm's Gary Hirshberg

Sep 20, 2017 8:05 AM ET - The overall organic sector has followed the same impressive trajectory. According to the "Natural Foods Merchandiser", in 1992 organic sector sales were $1.54B. Organic food sales have enjoyed double-digit growth every year since the 1990’...

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Reflecting on Our Ocean Plastic Summer Internship

Sep 19, 2017 9:10 AM ET - A guest blog from Dell’s ocean plastic supply chain summer interns Allison Ward and Dan Partin, graduate students at the University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute for Global Operations.

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Unlocking Opportunities and Advancing Practice: Reflections from World Water Week, Stockholm

Sep 19, 2017 9:10 AM ET - Over 3,100 leaders from business, government, civil society and academia gathered at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. They brought worldwide experience and knowledge covering numerous aspects of water - including conservation, development and...

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Webinar: How 3M, Williams-Sonoma and SupplyShift Leverage Data to Transform Supply Chains Across All Tiers

Sep 18, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Ethical Corporation is running a live webinar on how to transform data across every tier in your supply chain. Join the 60-minute webinar next September 26th at 7am PST (3pm UK/ 10am EST) with 3M, Williams-Sonoma and SupplyShift here...

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UN Agency IFAD and Mars Incorporated Commit to Working Together to Improve the Livelihoods of Smallholder Farmers in Developing Countries

Sep 18, 2017 2:00 PM ET - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Mars Incorporated signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to work to increase incomes and economic opportunities for thousands of smallholder farmers in developing countries.

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Former U.S. Diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello to Keynote CFSI Annual Conference

Sep 18, 2017 10:15 AM ET - The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their minerals supply chains, today announced that former U.S. diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello...

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Vast Majority of CEOs Are Personally Involved in Advancing Sustainable Business and SDGs Are a Top Priority

Sep 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET - The United Nations Global Compact will release its 2017 Progress Report today. The report includes findings from a 2017 survey of the 9,500 companies participating in the UN Global Compact, showing how businesses are embedding the Ten Principles in...

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Business Fights Poverty Announces Appointment of Global Engagement and Partnerships Director

Sep 18, 2017 6:30 AM ET - Business Fights Poverty, the leading global collaboration platform for international businesses seeking to harness and scale their social impact today announced the appointment of Euan Wilmshurst as Director, Global Engagement and Partnerships.

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Our Vision for Moving Humanity Forward

Sep 15, 2017 10:00 AM ET - We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. In an article for the Green Money Journal, Mary Barra shares GM...

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Inspired to Make a Difference

Sep 15, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Long before the terms corporate responsibility, corporate citizenship and the triple bottom line were used, and before annual corporate responsibility reports were commonplace, Hormel Foods was doing its part to make the world a better place. It...

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Popularity of Erb Institute Business Sustainability Case Studies on the Rise at WDI Publishing

Sep 14, 2017 1:15 PM ET - Andrew Hoffman's "Strategies for Sustainable Development" course feeds the pipeline of sustainable case studies for WDI and the Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability...

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Apparel Industry Stands by the Higg Index

Sep 14, 2017 11:45 AM ET - It’s hard to imagine two brands more different than Walmart and Patagonia, yet in 2009 they aligned their unique strengths and issued a call to the industry. In an invitation to some of the world’s largest retailers, then Walmart chief...

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Feeding Ourselves Thirsty Report – Water Stewardship Work Recognized

Sep 14, 2017 11:45 AM ET - Water stewardship is an integral part of General Mills' efforts to continually reduce the environmental impact of our operations, including the impact that occurs upstream of our own facilities. Agriculture uses 70 percent of global...

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Nominate Your Company for the 2018 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (due Sept. 18)

Sep 14, 2017 11:40 AM ET - Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2018 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates deep,...

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DuPont Releases Sustainability Report, Cites Progress Toward 2020 Goals and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Sep 14, 2017 11:15 AM ET - DuPont has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, highlighting progress toward its 2020 Sustainability Goals and ongoing engagement in areas reflected in the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as food security, environmental...

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Texas A&M Fair Trade University Designation Press Release

Sep 14, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Texas A&M is the 46th and largest university in the nation, and only the second in Texas, to earn official designation as a Fair Trade University from Fair Trade Campaigns, a national initiative that engages students in issues of global poverty.

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One Week Left for the Best BSR Conference 2017 Rates

Sep 14, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Are you planning on attending the BSR Conference 2017: How Business Leads? Make sure to register by next Friday September 22 for your last chance to save. After that, rates increase! ...

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Carol Chan Discusses Innovative Technology to Combat Counterfeit Seed

Sep 14, 2017 8:00 AM ET - As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked our employees to reflect on how they incorporate the latest science and technology into their work at Tetra Tech.

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Agroforestry in India: National Policy Focuses on Improving the Productivity of Smallholding Farmers and Providing Them Sustainable Livelihoods

Sep 14, 2017 8:00 AM ET - 80% of farmers in India are rainfed smallholders who cultivate on 2 hectares of land or less. Taking cognizance of the multiple benefits of agroforestry, India became the first country to adopt a national agroforestry policy in 2014. India...

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Thermo King Partnered with Fleet Equipment Magazine to Host an Industry Webinar on Transport Solar

Sep 13, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Ingersoll Rand is committed to making the world a better place to live, through sustainability and energy efficiency. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of...

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Pentair and Urban Organics Honored as 2017 Agriculture Project of the Year by the WateReuse Association

Sep 13, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, and aquaponics farming innovator Urban Organics, were awarded the “2017 Agriculture Project of the Year” by the WateReuse Association at its Annual WateReuse Awards for the recently opened 87,...

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