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Spotlight: The Bellagio CSR Council

Sep 21, 2017 2:00 PM ET - For 15 consecutive years, Bellagio has earned the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award for its superior service in every element of guest operations. That dedication to excellence extends behind the scenes as well, with a team wholly focused on supporting...

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The Challenges for Young People in the Americas

Sep 21, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Young people represent our future – inventors, entrepreneurs, educators, engineers, community leaders, executives. If we truly want to have a positive impact on future generations, we need to work together to address the challenges they are facing...

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Cruise Lines Step up to Protect Environment: ‘It’s Right Thing to Do’

Sep 21, 2017 1:30 PM ET - In Italy, kids are eating delicious and nutritious meals that were once surplus food prepared onboard ships for cruise passengers. In Miami, families in need are sleeping in comfortable beds with frames donated by cruise lines. At sea, cruise ships...

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ESG Investing: Giving Up Greenhouse Gases, Not Performance

Sep 21, 2017 1:25 PM ET - Investors do not have to give up returns when hedging their portfolios against climate risks. Strategies to reduce investments in companies that produce carbon emissions or fossil fuels themselves, the culprit of climate change, can be optimized to...

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Walmart Foundation Announces $565,000 Towards Mexico Earthquake Relief and Recovery

Sep 21, 2017 1:15 PM ET - In response to the recent 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, the Walmart Foundation has committed $565,000 (10 million pesos) to help organizations providing immediate recovery and relief. This commitment builds upon to the $2.2 million (40 million...

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Breakthrough Approaches for Sustainable Cities

Sep 21, 2017 1:05 PM ET - As more and more of the world’s population is moving to cities, how do we ensure a healthy and sustainable setting for city dwellers – and for the businesses supporting these local economies? Mark Wallace from UPS shares findings from a recent UPS/...

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Earth Equity Advisors Fall Speaker Series

Sep 21, 2017 1:00 PM ET - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is proud to sponsor the Earth Equity Advisors Fall Speaker Series event on 10/3 featuring Katharine Wilkinson of Project Drawdown and John Sutter of CNN.

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A Baseline for Success: Creating Sustainable PPPs

Sep 21, 2017 12:10 PM ET - This is the fourth article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact. Click to read part one on determining who to work with, part two on determining when and how long to engage, part three on determining how to execute, and stay tuned for next week’s final post on how to leverage technology and innovation.

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The Ray in Georgia: Demanding More of Roadways

Sep 21, 2017 11:45 AM ET - Harriet AndersonLangford, president of The Ray recently had an article featured in the Washington Times. "At The Ray, we demand more and reject the status quo. We start our discussions with “what ifs”: What if the road itself could produce...

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Duke Energy Plans North Carolina's Largest Battery Storage Projects as Part of Western Carolinas Modernization Plan

Sep 21, 2017 11:15 AM ET - As part of its continued commitment to building a smarter energy future, Duke Energy today announced plans to install North Carolina's two largest battery energy storage systems – a $30 million investment as part of the company's Western...

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High Tech and High Design, Cornell’s Roosevelt Island Campus Opens

Sep 21, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Roosevelt Island, the skinny, two-mile-long strip of land between Manhattan and Queens in the East River, has been home to a prison, a lunatic asylum, a smallpox hospital and a workhouse, among other institutions.

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T. Rowe Price: Parents of Only Boys Place Greater Priority on College Than Parents of Only Girls

Sep 21, 2017 11:00 AM ET - T. Rowe Price’s 2017 Parents, Kids & Money Survey, which sampled parents of 8 to 14 year olds nationally and their kids, looked at households with kids of only one gender and found that parents who have all boys are going to greater lengths to...

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Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work for You

Sep 21, 2017 10:40 AM ET - If you are a hazardous waste generator, how will the recent changes and technical corrections to the regulations under RCRA affect you?

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Tetra Pak Invests in State-of-the-art Technology in Denton Factory

Sep 21, 2017 10:30 AM ET - Tetra Pak's Packaging Material Converting Factory in Denton, TX is getting ready for new technology to support the growth of its business in the U.S. and Canada. The plant’s expanded capabilities are made possible through a sizeable €30-million...

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Bay Area Teen Aims to Rewrite the Story of Underprivileged Youth Through Literacy

Sep 21, 2017 10:30 AM ET - “The single biggest indicator for academic success is having books at home,” said Fatima Yousef, the 16-year-old founder of the nonprofit Stories for a Future. While it’s a statistic she knows by heart, she also knows that having books may not be a...

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How to Engage on the Education SDGs

Sep 21, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Reduce inequality and close the gap between rich and poor. Provide quality education for every child and decent jobs for all. These are just some of the ambitions set out in the Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs), unanimously adopted at the...

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Ingersoll Rand Underscores Importance of Energy Efficiency at Official Climate Week NYC 2017 Event

Sep 21, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Ingersoll Rand® (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined international leaders from business, government and civil society at Climate Week NYC 2017 in New York City to discuss the momentum of...

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Volkswagen Group of America Employees Give Back With Get Involved "Summer of Service"

Sep 21, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) recently concluded its inaugural Get Involved “Summer of Service” in which more than 450 employees around the country volunteered over 1400 hours with charitable organizations in the communities where they live...

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National Organization on Disability Announces Winners of 2017 Leading Disability Employer Seal

Sep 21, 2017 9:35 AM ET - The National Organization on Disability (NOD) today announced 45 organizations that have been selected to receive the 2017 NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal™. Now in its second year, the Seal recognizes companies that demonstrate exemplary...

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Visa Launches Online Tool to Help Connect Families to Essential Supplies in Wake of Disasters

Sep 21, 2017 9:30 AM ET - At Visa, we are committed to doing our part to get those affected by disasters back on their feet as quickly as possible. That’s why we have created the Hurricane Area Store Locator to help those impacted identify open businesses in affected areas...

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Ground-Breaking Report is a First Step Towards a Unified Mechanism to Help Businesses Report on Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

Sep 21, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Business reporting on the impacts and contributions to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is set to become less complex following the launch of a new report – Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets. Developed by GRI...

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Working for the Future of Forests

Sep 21, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Much of the world is under the misconception that paper is a wasteful, environmentally irresponsible product. But the opposite is true.

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Integrated Approaches for Multifunctional Landscapes

Sep 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Opening the IUCN/ICRAF event ‘Integrated approaches for multifunctional landscapes: connecting LDN, biodiversity and climate change’ at the recent UNCCD summit, Ms Barbut laid out in stark terms the challenge of meeting the world’s growing demand...

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Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets Launched

Sep 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Launched today, the Business Reporting on the SDGs: Analysis of Goals and Targets is a ground-breaking report, and a first step towards a unified mechanism to help businesses report on contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals. Developed by...

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PepsiCo Provides Hurricane Harvey Relief - 1 Million Meals

Sep 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET - To provide continuing relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey, PepsiCo and Food for Good are working closely with affected communities and local partners like the Salvation Army to provide 1 million meals.

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