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GM Expands Composting Program at Its Global Headquarters

Feb 19, 2018 9:45 AM ET - General Motors is taking its composting program – one of its most successful examples of circular economy – to a whole new level at its global headquarters located in the Renaissance Center (GMRENCEN) in Detroit.

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WELL Tip: Navigating Preconditions for the Nourishment Concept

Feb 19, 2018 9:05 AM ET - Have you ever considered a WELL precondition and wondered where to begin? Not to fret! We’ve launched a Navigating preconditions series to help project teams get started incorporating a number of preconditions from different WELL concepts into their...

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iCause to Increase Nonprofit Engagement

Feb 19, 2018 9:00 AM ET - iCause seeks to simplify volunteerism and community involvement by bridging the gap between nonprofits and individuals, to make their engagement more sustainable.

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2018 Sands Cares Heroes of the Year Announced

Feb 19, 2018 8:55 AM ET - On January 26, Team Members around the world were congratulated after learning they had been selected as Sands Cares Heroes of the Year, as well as finalists for The Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares...

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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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Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name American Express One of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®

Feb 16, 2018 4:35 PM ET - American Express Company is one of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.

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Ioannis Koulas From Greece Shares His #AmgenScholars Journey

Feb 16, 2018 1:45 PM ET - My research project in a pharmaceutical immunology lab at ETH Zürich was about the unknown effects of PD-L1/PD-1 interaction on T regulatory cells inside lymphatic capillaries. It was a unique opportunity for me to learn how to test a hypothesis...

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On the Road to Government Transformation: Five Firsthand Lessons for Effective Change Management

Feb 16, 2018 1:40 PM ET - Booz Allen Hamilton is passionate about working with government leaders to transform government services and capabilities. Since the Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government was released by the White House last year, agency leaders...

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Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 165,000 Pounds of Protein to Local Food Banks

Feb 16, 2018 1:30 PM ET - Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with Winn-Dixie, B&R Stores, and Fareway to donate more than 165,000 pounds of protein. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Now in the program’s 10th...

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Bechtel Partners with Station Houston to Support Next Generation of Innovators

Feb 16, 2018 12:55 PM ET - Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), and Station Houston, Houston’s hub for technology and innovation, announced today the launch of a corporate partnership to connect local startups with industry experts...

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Cisco Executive Platform Blog | Adaptive. Reliable. Secure. Even During a Crisis

Feb 16, 2018 11:55 AM ET - On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. In its wake was widespread destruction that left island residents without basic human necessities. Responding to this disaster, Cisco...

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Purpose Takes Center Stage at Holmes In2 Innovation Summit

Feb 16, 2018 11:30 AM ET - This week, agencies and major brands convened in New York City for the Holmes In2 Innovation Summit – exploring the innovation and disruption that continues to redefine influence and engagement. As the day continued, a common thread began to emerge...

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Proyecto Mirador: Transforming Poor Communities Through Innovative Funding

Feb 16, 2018 11:20 AM ET - In the highlands of Honduras, where tourism and coffee production drive the country’s economic engine, a social revolution is taking place.

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Powering the Circular Economy

Feb 16, 2018 11:05 AM ET - “Circular design gives us the opportunity to rethink the whole paradigm instead of operating under current restraints.” This is the potential for circular design, says Stephanie Johnston, Director of Sustainable Business at Heineken USA, speaking...

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What Can We Learn from MBA Students in China on Business Sustainability?

Feb 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET - Dr. Thomas P. Lyon recently taught a short course at Shanghai Jiao Tong University on Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy. Lyon holds the Dow Chair of Sustainable Science, Technology and Commerce, with appointments in both the University of...

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Puerto Rico Journal: Restoring Power on the Island

Feb 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET - A lineman’s job has always been part electrician and part good neighbor because the customers they restore power for are their own family and friends. And it’s really no different in Puerto Rico.

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New Guide Addresses Food Waste Head On

Feb 16, 2018 10:30 AM ET - Having donated over 100 million pounds of food, Pizza Hut is no stranger to reducing food waste. We’ve been in the game since 1992 when we launched our food donation program, Harvest. In addition to running the Harvest program and participating...

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Marina Bay Sands Team Member Rieta Yap Shares: What Volunteerism Means to Me

Feb 16, 2018 10:25 AM ET - At 60, Rieta Yap performs her duties as a Security Service Administrator at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) with a spring in her step. She is one of the most active contributors on the OneMBS Social Network, MBS’s internal Facebook group, and she eagerly...

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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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Green Glove Dryer Now in Every Elementary School Classroom in Jackson County

Feb 16, 2018 10:10 AM ET - An innovative collaboration between Consumers Energy and a Michigan business is helping keep students in over 500 elementary classrooms warm this winter. ...

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Cracking the Ceiling: Female-led Startups Get Unique Opportunity

Feb 16, 2018 10:05 AM ET - A dynamic new female-focused accelerator is launching in Toronto to help women founders break through barriers to better compete in the heavily male-dominated startup field. With only a small fraction of Canadian startups led by women, the program...

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Innovative Implementation of EU Directive on Non-Financial Reporting

Feb 16, 2018 10:00 AM ET - ​It is a little over three years since the adoption of EU Directive 2014/95/EU on non-financial disclosure. By now, all EU Member States have transposed these rules into their relevant national legislation, and some innovative and progressive...

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3 Ways to Get Full Benefits of Your Fair Trade Roses

Feb 16, 2018 9:30 AM ET - The Fair Trade method of production has long-lasting benefits for you too. Besides keeping the obvious advantage of keeping out harmful chemicals and making it easier to make the right selection, here are three ways you may not have considered to...

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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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