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Tetra Tech Conducts Hawaiʻi State Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment

Feb 19, 2018 8:00 AM ET - According to a new report released by the State of Hawai‘i, the impact of sea level rise poses an imminent danger to the islands of Hawai‘i, with the potential to cause the loss of roads, utilities, and structures across the state. Tetra Tech...

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Nikki Reed Is Using Dell's Gold E-Waste Scraps To Make Incredible Jewelry

Feb 16, 2018 10:20 AM ET - Actress Nikki Reed has announced her partnership with Dell through her company Bayou With Love. Together, they're recycling gold scraps from Dell's old motherboards and turning them into a new line of jewelry, Engadget reports. The line...

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Why We Need a Loud (and Consistent) Business Voice on Policy Issues

Feb 16, 2018 9:00 AM ET - BSR's Aron Cramer outlines why business silence on key public policy issues is no longer an acceptable stance. ...

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4th Global Forum on Business for Gender Equality: The Future of Work and the 2030 Agenda

Feb 16, 2018 8:45 AM ET - This forum brings together more than 400 business leaders, governments, academia, trade unions and civil society, from 25 countries, to share best practices for reducing gender gaps in the workplace and to highlight the role of the business sector...

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Xylem Volunteers Participate in EarthEcho’s Water Challenge on World Water Monitoring Day

Feb 16, 2018 8:00 AM ET - Xylem Watermark volunteers from Yellow Springs, Ohio spent World Water Monitoring Day with EarthEcho at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, participating in water education activities for more than 100 students from surrounding schools. Volunteers joined...

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Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water Launches New Bottle Made From 100 Percent Recycled Plastic* in North America

Feb 15, 2018 4:30 PM ET - Today, Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water, the world's leading bottled water brand, is announcing the introduction of a 700-mL bottle made from 100 percent food grade recycled plastic*, known as rPET. The new package is available starting this...

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VIDEO | Making Your Favorite Jeans Better for the Planet

Feb 15, 2018 4:10 PM ET - Recently, the Walmart Foundation, through the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, supported a project at Texas Tech University where researchers are using a foam indigo dyeing technique on cotton fibers. According to Texas Tech, this method...

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Agenda for International Women’s Day Forum Is Now Live!

Feb 15, 2018 3:00 PM ET - The agenda for International Women's Day Forum is now live! Check out the full lineup of speakers and featured topics here, including deep-dive working sessions and networking opportunities. This year's forum, Partner With Purpose:...

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What Do You Dare to Repair?

Feb 15, 2018 12:55 PM ET - Today, HP is launching a 3D printed repair parts contest with iFixit, Ikea and Philips to open source easy fixes for common consumer products. The ultimate goal is to keep more things in the use and reuse phase much, much longer.

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Starbucks, PepsiCo Among 2018's Most Ethical Food Brands

Feb 15, 2018 10:00 AM ET - Since 2007, the Ethisphere Institute has been recognizing companies which “influence and drive positive change in the business community.” In a statement, the Ethisphere Institute wrote that companies which consistently show “transparency and...

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A New Greener Alternative Scoring Matrix Based on Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry

Feb 15, 2018 9:05 AM ET - MilliporeSigma created a unique web-based greener alternative scoring matrix, also known as DOZN™a quantitative green chemistry evaluator based on the 12 principles of green chemistry. The 12 principles of green chemistry provide a framework for...

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China’s State Power Investment Corporation Adds New Energy to Sustainability by Joining WBCSD

Feb 15, 2018 8:45 AM ET - Global electricity leader State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC) has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

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Third-Party Diamond Certification First to Use Advanced Laser Testing to Trace Diamonds from Mine to Market

Feb 15, 2018 6:00 AM ET - Diamond traceability back to the mine of origin – vital to the international due diligence movement for precious gems and minerals – just took a giant step forward. SCS Global Services, an internationally recognized certification body and standards...

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Set the Agenda for the Future: Join GRI's Corporate Leadership Groups

Feb 14, 2018 11:00 AM ET - GRI's two new Corporate Leadership Groups are looking for dedicated members. If you're an expert on conflict minerals or human rights and modern slavery, GRI invites you to join these expert groups to shape the future of sustainability...

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ASEAN Is Rising to the Climate Change Challenge Facing Agriculture and Forestry

Feb 14, 2018 10:35 AM ET - At a meeting in Lombok, Indonesia, representatives of ASEAN working groups agreed to strengthen their collaboration to reduce risks and maximize security in the food, agriculture and forestry sectors.

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Bringing Banking to Low Income Communities in Northern Nigeria

Feb 14, 2018 9:15 AM ET - Union Bank of Nigeria (Union Bank) has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to provide access to financial services for at least 30,000 people from low income communities in 11 states across northern Nigeria by 2020, where currently...

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Grid Modernization: Increasing Capital Investments To Decrease Risk

Feb 14, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Growing commitment to distributed energy resources (DER) is forcing continued modernization of the grid — and the effort shows no signs of letting up. Whether by regulatory mandate or stakeholder pressure, system upgrades are being made worldwide to...

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Are Companies Ready for the New Energy Economy?

Feb 14, 2018 8:55 AM ET - The recently concluded 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos focused extensively on energy and environmental challenges that companies are facing to ensure they attain their sustainability commitments. Most of the corporate participants at Davos agreed...

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How Can We Deliver a Sustainable Chemical Industry?

Feb 14, 2018 8:15 AM ET - 'Sustainability’ and ‘climate-friendly’ might not be the first thing we think of when imagining a chemical company. Has Japanese giant Sumitomo Chemical succeeded in driving sustainability in their industry? And how are they encouraging staff...

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Carbon Tracker Unveils 2˚C Compliant Scenario Analysis Tool on Bloomberg App Portal

Feb 13, 2018 3:05 PM ET - Bloomberg Terminal subscribers can now access the Carbon Tracker Initiative’s research that provides investors in the energy sector and commodities markets, or those with a focus on sustainable investments, insight into oil and gas companies’...

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Historic Donation Boosts Education in Mexico

Feb 13, 2018 1:00 PM ET - TransCanada works with INEA, whose mission is to give access to education to millions of Mexicans who never had the opportunity to study, and as adults do not know how to read or write

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Porter Novelli Launches New Purpose Practice

Feb 13, 2018 10:15 AM ET - Global public relations leader Porter Novelli (PN) announced the launch of its global Purpose Practice, specializing in purpose-driven brand strategy, corporate social responsibility (CSR), social marketing, social impact and brand communications...

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Consumers Energy Ensures Historic Weadock Plant Site is Safe for Reuse

Feb 13, 2018 9:25 AM ET - Consumers Energy is keeping its promise to “leave it better” in Hampton Township, a community near Bay City, Michigan, where it closed the historic J.C. Weadock power plant. The energy provider is following through to ensure that the site is...

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AIM2Flourish: business Education Meets Business for Good

Feb 13, 2018 9:05 AM ET - A new generation of business students is becoming aware of the opportunity to do good and still be profitable in their current and future careers. Overwhelmingly, millennials say that they are looking for careers that provide good work-life balance...

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Is China Stepping Up? Celebrate Chinese New Year by Diving Into the Country’s Sustainability Reporting Trends

Feb 13, 2018 8:25 AM ET - oday, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) release the second case study in a series designed to provide insights into the sustainability reporting trends across various...

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