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From Chasing Storms to Scaling Poles, Duke Energy Lineworkers Keep the Grid Running

Apr 17, 2018 3:20 PM ET - Lineworkers have jobs unlike any other – they chase storms, climb poles and know the ins and outs of the energy grid – and, with the demands of the job, are always on standby when severe weather strikes.

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Keep America Beautiful and Volunteers Unite for Great American Cleanup Earth Day Events Nationwide

Apr 17, 2018 1:45 PM ET - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, led by its network of more than 600 affiliates and other partners across the country, will rally tens of thousands of volunteers at events across the country...

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Humana Offering $500,000 for Plan to Address Hunger, Isolation in Broward

Apr 17, 2018 1:30 PM ET - Broward County organizations that connect residents to healthy food are invited to apply for grants “no smaller than” $500,000 from the Humana Foundation, the charitable arm of the health insurance giant.

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PNC Publishes 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Apr 17, 2018 12:00 PM ET - As a Main Street bank organized around its customers and communities, we recognize that success isn’t about whether we sold another deposit product or booked another loan. It’s about whether we helped people and institutions achieve their financial...

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Sappi North America Releases 2017 Sustainability Report, Receives Gold Rating From EcoVadis

Apr 17, 2018 12:00 PM ET - Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has released its 2017 Sustainability Report showcasing its industry leading sustainability performance. The report includes up-to-date information on...

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The Arbor Day Foundation and Comcast NBCUniversal to Plant 1,000+ Trees in California, Colorado, Florida and Texas Communities Devastated by Recent Natural Disasters

Apr 17, 2018 12:00 PM ET - The Arbor Day Foundation and Comcast NBCUniversal are pleased to announce an urban planting partnership of more than 1,000 trees focusing on repairing communities damaged by disasters in Florida, Texas, California and Colorado, all states where...

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A Lesson in Preserving the Earth

Apr 17, 2018 11:40 AM ET - Earth Day is a reminder of the responsibility I have to ensure future generations can cherish and enjoy our planet. Throughout my life, I’ve had a passion for sustainability and conservation. And as a volunteer, I’m able to do my part. I’m lucky...

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100 Students Participate in Innovation Camp Today

Apr 17, 2018 11:00 AM ET - One hundred students from high schools across the island are expected to gather at Hope Zoo today for a Scotiabank/Jamaica Junior Achievement Innovation Camp. Continue reading on Jamaica...

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Sign up for the Antea Group Monthly Newsletter

Apr 17, 2018 10:55 AM ET - Sign up for Antea Group's monthly e-newsletter, The New Leaf, for the latest in environment, health, safety, and sustainability news and insights...

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Atlanta Homeownership to Get $6 Million Boost

Apr 17, 2018 10:30 AM ET - Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks America and its network members — Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc., and NeighborWorks Columbus — announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand in the Atlanta area with a $6 million commitment by...

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Ecocentricity Guest Blog: Energy Burden – Combining Social and Environmental Lenses for Impact

Apr 17, 2018 10:00 AM ET - This week, Michael Oxman, managing director of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and Professor of the Practice for the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business talks about the the fact that Atlanta has one of the highest...

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Launching the Social and Human Capital Coalition: Helping Companies Recognize the Value of People and Communities Living Well

Apr 17, 2018 9:50 AM ET - Today marks the launch of the Social and Human Capital Coalition, designed to help companies recognize, measure and value the importance of people and communities. As part of the launch, the Coalition is also opening the Social and Human Capital...

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Impact at Work: New Hope Housing Project Spotlight

Apr 17, 2018 9:15 AM ET - Today we’re highlighting a project with a talented team of volunteers from JPMorgan Chase and its nonprofit partner, New Hope Housing, Inc., whose mission is to provide low-income vulnerable families and individuals high-quality affordable housing...

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Merck Advances Clean Energy Goals with Invenergy

Apr 17, 2018 9:05 AM ET - Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Invenergy, North America’s largest privately held renewable energy company, today announced a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) that adds 60 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to...

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Women in Finance: Plant Your Garden and Tend It

Apr 17, 2018 9:05 AM ET - I’m grateful for the lessons in responsibility, hard work, and drive that have been ingrained in me by my parents, and early on it became obvious to me that finance could – and should – be a tool for good. By the age of thirteen I was fascinated by...

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Taproot Convenes Leaders From 80+ Cross Sector Companies and Organizations at 7th Annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Apr 17, 2018 9:05 AM ET - The social sector is rapidly evolving to meet the needs of its communities. How can corporations and their human capital step up, make an impact and address the infrastructure challenges of nonprofits? On April 18 and 19, the Taproot Foundation will...

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Sustainable Brands Attracts Global Brand Leaders to Accelerate Business-led Change

Apr 17, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Sustainable Brands® is evolving the concept of the traditional conference expo into an environment fostering inspiration and co-creation. The Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver,...

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Research Reveals How Bark Types Affect Wood Decomposition

Apr 17, 2018 8:55 AM ET - A new study from researchers at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB) could help improve predictions of climate change by revealing the hidden role of bark in wood decomposition. For the first time, the...

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Consumers Energy Foundation Announces $500,000 in Grants for Kitchen Incubator, School of the Arts in Jackson

Apr 17, 2018 8:50 AM ET - The Consumers Energy Foundation today announced $500,000 for two major projects near its downtown headquarters, supporting an incubator for chefs to grow their businesses and the relocation and expansion of the Jackson School of the Arts.

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Nicanoticia: Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos lanza concurso: “El Poder de Crecer”

Apr 17, 2018 8:45 AM ET - El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, el World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel), y RioSlum Studio anunciaron el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”. Este concurso ha sido impulsado por una...

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Nicanoticia: US Department of State Launches “Power to Grow” Challenge

Apr 17, 2018 8:45 AM ET - The US State Department, together with World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel) and RioSlum Studio announced the launching of the “Power to Grow” Challenge. The challenge has been promoted by a partnership formed by...

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Alliance Data VIDEO | How the Best Company You've Never Heard of Made the Fortune Magazine 100 Best Places to Work For 2018 List

Apr 17, 2018 8:45 AM ET - How did the best company you've never heard of make the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For 2018 list? Watch our video and find out why we are #happyatalliancedata from our CEO and a few of our 20,000 associates. ...

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VIDEO | Growing Colorado Kids Farm Eliminates Hunger for Refugee Youth

Apr 17, 2018 8:15 AM ET - Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens...

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Live #CiscoChat April 19th — Circular Economy: Solving for a Sustainable Future

Apr 17, 2018 8:05 AM ET - From technology to transportation, businesses in every industry are getting more and more involved in the circular economy, with the goal of creating a more sustainable future. They’re recycling, repurposing, and reevaluating their strategies, and...

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Traeger Wood Fired Grills Partners With the Arbor Day Foundation As Part of Sustainability Commitment

Apr 17, 2018 8:00 AM ET - The Arbor Day Foundation has announced a new partnership with Traeger Wood Fired Grills as part of the company’s commitment to sustainable practices. The partnership is launching with a kick-off tree planting event in Millcreek, Utah on April 18 at...

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