Lincoln's Legacy is a three-year initiative designed to educate children and adults on the historical relevance of President Abraham Lincoln, as well as the continued importance of freedom and opportunity to America’s future. The initiative coincides with the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, and culminates in 2015 with the 150th anniversary of the adoption of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.
Green Builder Media delivers thought pieces and calls to action encouraging people to make choices that ensure a sustainable future—a cultural tipping point that is driven by masses of everyday people around the world who want to live in harmony with nature while ensuring all people can flourish and live in sustainable abundance, not in sacrifice.
Children International believes that healthy children have a better chance at overcoming poverty and leading happier, more successful lives.
Enbridge delivers more than the energy you count on. We deliver on our promise to help make communities better places to live. It's part of the reason we were named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.
Honda’s ongoing efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its products and business operations resulted in a number of significant advancements, including a 9.5% year-over-year increase in the CO2-adjusted fleet average fuel economy of model year 2012 Honda and Acura automobiles sold in the U.S., to 26.4 miles per gallon (mpg); a 16.2% year-over-year reduction in the CO2 emission intensity of automobile production in North America; and an 8% year-over-year reduction in CO2 emissions resulting from the shipment of finished products from factories to dealers in the U.S.
We believe that having the freedom to express ourselves is a basic human right. Fashion will always be one of our core outlets, but we also support a variety of communities who express themselves through the arts and other important movements. Many of the organizations we partner with have a bigger agenda than just entertainment. There’s often a social commentary that’s inspiring and influential in the search for a greater good. After all, why waste all of that creative freedom is you’re expressing nothing?
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a global learning company dedicated to changing lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. Among the world’s largest providers of pre-K–12 education solutions and one of its longest-established publishing houses, HMH combines cutting-edge research, editorial excellence and technological innovation to improve teaching and learning environments and solve complex literacy and education challenges. HMH’s interactive, results-driven education solutions are utilized by 60 million students in 120 countries.
Cause marketing is already in full force this holiday season, but whether those promotions will translate into sales is yet to be seen. According to the 2012 Cone Communications Holiday Trend Tracker, just 16 percent of consumers plan to purchase, or have already purchased, cause-related gifts (a decrease from 49% in 2010). A substantial 41 percent are still undecided if they’ll participate in holiday cause marketing – signaling a significant opportunity for companies to appeal to the hearts and wallets of consumers.
Now in its seventh year, Green Builder magazine holds a competition to award and recognize the greenest home builders and houses being built today. Click here to learn more about the program or to get a submission form for the 2014 awards program.