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ILFI Honors Stephen R. Kellert Legacy with the First Biophilic Design Award

Jul 19, 2017 1:00 PM ET - SEATTLE, July 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) is honoring the late scholar and Yale University social ecologist Stephen R. Kellert’s legacy with the...

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Three Quality of Lifehacks to Incorporate More Superfoods in Your Diet

Jul 19, 2017 12:15 PM ET - Are superfoods like kale, acai berry and pomegranate the answer to a healthy diet?  Popularly defined as a food rich in nutrients that offers health benefits, you may be surprised to learn that there is no official list or scientific criteria for...

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Finalists for the International Responsible Business Awards Have Been Revealed

Jul 19, 2017 12:05 PM ET - Natura, YES BANK, DS Smith, Royal DSM, Timberland, Royal Bank of Canada, Accenture, Numi Organic Tea, BASF, Bloomberg, Firmenich, IKEA, Marks & Spencer, GSK, Santader Brasil and Heineken are among the nominees being shortlisted for this year’s...

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Turning Asia’s Flood Waters into Opportunities

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 PM ET - Utilities throughout the Asia Pacific region are investing in advanced stormwater management strategies to improve resource resilience and overall water sustainability.

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Invested in Change from Within

Jul 19, 2017 11:30 AM ET - As we have been since our founding, we are invested in change, relentlessly curious and constantly innovating to support our business purpose and the needs of our stakeholders and society. Our CSR strategy unites us around creating an inclusive,...

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Scotiabank Donates $50,000 to the Wildfire Relief Efforts in B.C.

Jul 19, 2017 11:15 AM ET - Scotiabank is donating $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help with the wildfire relief efforts in B.C."Scotiabank's thoughts are with the people of the communities that have been affected by the wildfires in B.C.," said Winnie...

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Be a Part of Building the Pro Bono Movement

Jul 19, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Each year, the Taproot Foundation conducts a nonprofit survey to get a pulse on the field of skilled volunteerism. Insights from last year’s survey found 95% of nonprofits reporting that pro bono service improved their organization’s effectiveness.

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Higher Quality Disclosures Directly Linked to GRI Reporting Framework

Jul 19, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Companies that follow GRI’s sustainability reporting framework provide higher quality disclosures than those that don’t, according to a recent study by US-based consulting firm. High quality data leads to better decision making by the company,...

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Community Healthcare District Benefits from Streamlined Grant Management Process

Jul 19, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Just over a year ago, we shared a case study about Sequoia Healthcare District and as promised, it’s time for an update. First, a quick refresher on Sequoia

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Stanford Pilot Study Lessons Learned

Jul 19, 2017 10:40 AM ET - Stanford Healthcare and HPRC conducted a pilot study with a view to developing a national recycling system that is safe, repeatable, economically viable and environmentally sound through long-term landfill avoidance.

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The Venetian and The Palazzo Participate in Chow Down for Caps & Gowns

Jul 19, 2017 10:15 AM ET - On May 16, restaurants at The Venetian and The Palazzo participated in Chow Down for Caps & Gowns, benefitting Communities in Schools (CIS) of Nevada. Over 20 participating restaurants statewide donated a percentage of all their food sales from...

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Where Are We Now With Climate Change Solutions After the G20 Meeting and the Trump White House Abandonment of COP 21/Paris Agreement?

Jul 19, 2017 10:00 AM ET - All eyes were on Hamburg, Germany last week as the leaders of the "G20" nations** gathered. High on the agenda was climate change and sustainable development. Mixed messages came out of the gathering, but as Jens-Peter Saul explains in...

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Meet Laurence Vernerey: Bringing Better Nutrition to Your Restaurant Meals

Jul 19, 2017 9:35 AM ET - As the Nutrition, Health and Wellness manager for Nestlé Professional North America, my role consists of leading, guiding and inspiring nutrition and health in everything that we do: from the products we develop to the communication and the support...

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Timberland Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Original Earthkeepers® Boot

Jul 19, 2017 9:30 AM ET - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland announces an important milestone in its longstanding commitment to environmental responsibility – ten years since the launch of the Original Earthkeepers® 6-Inch Boot. To mark the anniversary and pay tribute...

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B&V Positions for Long-lasting Impact on Colorado’s Water Supply

Jul 19, 2017 9:05 AM ET - Black & Veatch, a market leader in dams, water storage and conveyance, is working to ensure sustainable water supply in Colorado by assigning two senior practice leaders to help meet client needs. Greg Zamensky and Chris Mueller will deliver...

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Mural Honors Victims of Pulse Nightclub Attack

Jul 19, 2017 9:00 AM ET - A Wells Fargo branch in Orlando, Florida, has a new mural to pay tribute to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting and celebrate the city’s united and diverse community.

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The Military College of South Carolina Awards Dining Contract to Sodexo for The Citadel

Jul 19, 2017 9:00 AM ET - GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 19, 2017 – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, was awarded a new dining contract to provide The Citadel, The Military College of South...

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Carlsberg Group Commits to Halve Water Usage at Its Breweries by 2030

Jul 19, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Water is essential to society, and to making beer. However, today it is not managed optimally in too many areas of the world, and water scarcity is a major concern. The Carlsberg Group's vision for a better tomorrow is a world in which zero...

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Barclays | Leading Questions: Kathleen Britain

Jul 19, 2017 8:40 AM ET - Kathleen Britain was raised in California and joined Barclays in 2005, from the wealth management arm of Wachovia Bank (now Wells Fargo) in New York. Britain was appointed Head of Charities for Barclays in 2016, having previously been Barclays...

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Susan Henricks Tapped to Serve on Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees

Jul 19, 2017 8:30 AM ET - The Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed ICAN – the Institute for Career Advancement Needs – President and CEO Susan L. Henricks to serve for a three-year term.

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Crayton Webb Tapped to Serve on Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees

Jul 19, 2017 8:30 AM ET - The Arbor Day Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed Crayton Webb, Vice President of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility for Mary Kay Inc. in Dallas, Texas to serve for a three-year-term.

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How Unchecked Climate Change Will Impact the US Economy

Jul 19, 2017 8:30 AM ET - The biggest obstacle standing in the way of prioritized, coordinated, effective action against cataclysmic climate instability over the coming years and decades is the US Republican party. These individuals and their ideological followers stand in...

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Delacon and Cargill Announce Strategic Equity Investment

Jul 19, 2017 8:20 AM ET - Delacon, the pioneer and global leader in phytogenic feed additives, and Cargill have agreed to a strategic partnership that will advance the market presence of natural, plant-based feed additives on a global scale, and meet changing consumer...

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AkzoNobel's New Business Models Driving Fresh Approaches to Sustainability

Jul 19, 2017 8:15 AM ET - For example, being sustainable today goes far beyond simply generating more sustainable product solutions. Truly innovative companies are embracing ever-evolving business models that offer a clear link to longer term economic success.

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Australian Heard Island and McDonald Islands Toothfish Continues to Meet Global Sustainability Standard

Jul 19, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Today, the Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) toothfish fishery received recertification to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) standard for sustainable fishing. Originally certified in 2012, the fishery was reassessed by third-party...

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