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Reasons to Believe: Modern Agriculture and Climate Action

Nov 17, 2017 11:00 AM ET - For at least 10,000 years, agriculture has been central to the way people live. Yet across that immense span of time, there probably has been no time when the enterprise of growing our food has been more crucial to the world than right now. ...

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Spider Webs and Succulents Inspire This Water-Collection Startup

Nov 17, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Nature-inspired water collection system inspired by spiders wins $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®

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U.S. Chamber Foundation Announces Winners of 18th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards

Nov 16, 2017 11:35 AM ET - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation last night named the winners of its annual Corporate Citizenship Awards, recognizing businesses for making a significant, positive impact on the communities and societies in which they operate.

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Beth Rattner's Biomimicry Podcast Featured on Episode 56 - Regen360

Nov 16, 2017 11:00 AM ET - For much of our history, we’ve struggled against nature, even working to tame it as we built civilizations. However, the field of Biomimicry turns the issue around 180 degrees and shows us how to learn from nature as our best teacher. If we study...

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Businesses Commend Virginia for Leadership in Cutting Carbon Emissions and Promoting Clean Energy

Nov 16, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Businesses across Virginia are commending Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed rule that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from the Commonwealth’s electricity sector by 30 percent between 2020 and 2030. The McAuliffe Administration will present...

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Divests From Fossil Fuel Investments

Nov 16, 2017 9:15 AM ET - “Fossil fuel divestment is both ethically and fiscally responsible,” said John A. Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and one of Ray’s five grandchildren. “Investment has consequences, and we intend for our assets to grow by...

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First Living Product Challenge Petal Certified Flooring Captures Awards in Healthcare Design

Nov 15, 2017 2:15 PM ET - Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions, announced today that the company’s Lichen carpet plank collection is a winning product in the prestigious Nightingale Awards program at the...

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'Tobacco at a Cancer Summit': Trump Coal Push Savaged at Climate Conference

Nov 15, 2017 1:15 PM ET - ​The Trump team was heckled and interrupted by a protest song at the UN’s climate change summit in Bonn on Monday after using its only official appearance to say fossil fuels were vital to reducing poverty around the world and to saving jobs in the...

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The Case for Responsibly Managed Peatlands Certification

Nov 15, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Peatlands around the world have long been recognized as the source of valuable resources supporting commercial needs ranging from energy generation to agricultural applications. Simultaneously, peatlands perform vital eco-services, supporting a wide...

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Nestlé Waters North America Celebrates America Recycles Day

Nov 15, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Today is America Recycles Day, a nationally recognized day meant to promote and celebrate recycling in the United States, and like many organizations around the country, Nestlé Waters North America is marking the day by reflecting on the momentum...

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What’s the Buzz?

Nov 15, 2017 9:30 AM ET - Bees are responsible for one of every three bites of food we eat, including almonds and honey – two of our favorite forms of delicious. But with honeybees dying off at a rate of 30 percent per year, we can’t afford to sit by idly. That’s why Justin’...

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Three Best Practices to Remember When Choosing a Sustainability Framework

Nov 15, 2017 8:05 AM ET - As early trading and bartering have grown into a booming, trillion dollar world economy over the last several hundred years, so has the need for companies to reevaluate how they are participating in this economy. ...

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Mohawk Sustainability VP Bandy Opens Greenbuild Plenary

Nov 14, 2017 4:05 PM ET - George Bandy, vice president of sustainability for Mohawk Industries, heralded in the Greenbuild Plenary last week as the special session’s opening speaker. Bandy brought energy and inspiration to the main stage of the Boston Convention &...

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Legg Mason Issues 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Nov 14, 2017 3:45 PM ET - 2017 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced today it has published its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, for fiscal year 2017. This report reflects the combined effort and contribution of professionals within the firm and across our...

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Two Unintended Consequences of Your Supply Chain Assessment, and How to Avoid Them

Nov 14, 2017 3:35 PM ET - Regularly, you work to prepare a comprehensive supply chain assessment. Hours are spent building a robust questionnaire for your tier 1 suppliers. The goal is a 100% response rate, so that you have valuable intelligence to manage and improve your...

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Michael R. Bloomberg Commits $50 Million to International Effort to Move Beyond Coal, Reinforcing Leadership on Global Climate Action

Nov 14, 2017 3:15 PM ET - Just after announcing a renewed commitment of $64 million to the Beyond Coal campaign in the United States and during this year’s UN Climate Conference COP 23 in Bonn, Germany, Michael R. Bloomberg, U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities...

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London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE to Bring Roman Temple of Mithras to Life in New Cultural Experience for the Capital

Nov 14, 2017 10:05 AM ET - The Roman Temple of Mithras, dating from the third century, nearly 1,800 years ago, will be revealed in a unique reconstruction on the site of its original discovery in the heart of the City of London. London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE is a free new...

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How to Cook with Fair Trade Ingredients This Holiday Season (Plus 6 Fair Trade Holiday Recipes!)

Nov 14, 2017 9:00 AM ET - It’s the time of year for gathering around the table, and with more Fair Trade Certified produce on store shelves than any other time of the year (hint, hint!), it's the perfect time to extend our gratitude to farming families around the world...

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American Apparel Launches New Pencils of Promise Collection to Support Literacy in Developing Countries

Nov 14, 2017 8:00 AM ET - American Apparel has launched a capsule collection of hoodies, t-shirts and bags in support of Pencils of Promise (POP) to fund the construction of schools and provide support for teachers in developing nations.

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Kendall-Jackson and Net Impact Engage Young Professionals in Competition to Elevate Sustainability

Nov 14, 2017 7:30 AM ET - Net Impact, a global community of students and professionals, and Kendall-Jackson, the seminal winery in the Jackson Family Wines portfolio, have launched a sustainable wine case competition designed to harness the energy and ideas of young...

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All Together Now -- Industries, Sectors & Professional Groups See Collective Efforts as the Way Forward for Managing Sustainability Issues

Nov 13, 2017 1:15 PM ET - There is encouraging news as corporate executives, managers and a range of professionals get together to address the risks and opportunities inherent in sustainability matters that could affect a particular industry, sector or profession. And, how...

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Business Leaders Applaud Progress on Regional Approach to Cut Transportation Emissions

Nov 13, 2017 11:50 AM ET - As global leaders meet in Bonn to discuss efforts to tackle climate change, 7 states and the District of Columbia announced a regional stakeholder process in pursuit of policies to reduce emissions in the transportation sector. These states have...

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Hotel Industry Teams up With World Wildlife Fund and The Rockefeller Foundation to Reduce Food Waste

Nov 13, 2017 11:10 AM ET - Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, unveil results from a set of projects demonstrating innovative strategies aimed at reducing food waste in the...

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Recovering Value from Exploration & Production Waste

Nov 13, 2017 11:00 AM ET - There’s a Renaissance in Texas’ Permian Basin. Not a renaissance of art or literature, but of oil. In the past year, the number of active drill rigs operating in the local area has tripled. More exploration and production (E&P) = more solids and...

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British American Tobacco Launches Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods Focus Report

Nov 13, 2017 8:25 AM ET - British American Tobacco’s commitment to working to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply our tobacco leaf is the focus of the latest report on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods, available now.

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