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Driving Energy Efficiency in the Industry – Seven Years and Counting

Apr 12, 2018 9:55 AM ET - Energy efficiency is a key part of General Motors’ strategy for a future with zero emissions. Last week, the automaker received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence award for the...

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Dr. Mary Battrell Named the 2018 Swine Practitioner of the Year by American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Apr 12, 2018 9:35 AM ET - Smithfield's Dr. Mary Battrell has been named the 2018 Swine Practitioner of the Year by the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. Dr. Battrell received her veterinary medicine degree from Iowa State University and is a staff...

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Rev. Leo Woodberry on Climate Justice

Apr 12, 2018 9:00 AM ET - How does one cultivate environmental activism in the deepest of red states? Is the current situation in the White House dividing Americans further, or expanding the progressive tent? This week on Sea Change Radio, we discuss these issues and more...

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Helping Companies Navigate the Complex Terrain of Corporate Sustainability

Apr 12, 2018 9:00 AM ET - The pressures of population, poverty, resource constraints, pollution and climate change challenge all of us to identify better ways to manage our businesses. As a sustainability-driven benefit corporation, SCS Global Services works with the natural...

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Bloomberg Publishes 2017 Impact Report

Apr 12, 2018 8:45 AM ET - Bloomberg today published its ninth Impact Report. The 2017 Impact Report integrates for the first time the recommendations of the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). A dedicated section on climate-related scenario...

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Cisco VIDEO | GenYES Helps Students Develop IT and Leadership Skills

Apr 12, 2018 8:45 AM ET - GenYES trains students in grades 4 to 12 to provide technology support in their classrooms, helping to move their schools into the 21st century while gaining exposure to IT and STEM careers. Support from the Cisco Foundation enabled GenYES to expand...

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Gender Relations and Gaps in the Cocoa Value Chain in Peru

Apr 12, 2018 8:35 AM ET - Researchers at the World Agroforestry Centre have found that greater inclusion of women is needed to optimally intensify cocoa value-chains in a region of Peru.

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2017 Co-op Way Report

Apr 12, 2018 8:30 AM ET - The Co-op is one of the world’s largest consumer co-operatives, with over 4.6 million members. Its purpose is ‘Championing a better way of doing business for you and your communities’. Today the Co-op announces the launch of its 12th annual...

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UN Global Compact Bulletin (April 2018)

Apr 12, 2018 8:20 AM ET - On 25-26 April, organized by the United Nations Global Compact and Global Compact Network Argentina, Making Global Goals Local Business – Argentina will bring together local and global leaders from business, civil society, Government, Global Compact...

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An Ambitious Vision for a Sustainable Future of Work: Randstad Joins WBCSD

Apr 12, 2018 8:15 AM ET - Randstad has today become the first HR services provider to join almost 200 other forward-thinking companies at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). ...

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eHealth Centers Improve the Rural Healthcare Crisis in India

Apr 12, 2018 8:15 AM ET - This year HPE has already committed to launching five additional facilities. In February, HPE and the State Government of Uttarakhand signed an agreement to donate four eHealth Centers and one telemedicine studio in the state, which sits in one of...

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Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Women’s Economic Empowerment Programs

Apr 12, 2018 8:00 AM ET - PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, has an extensive Community Economic Development program. In cooperation with Bank BRI, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises program supports income-generating activities for indigenous Papuan...

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Putting Our Feminism Into Our Finances

Apr 12, 2018 7:15 AM ET - Now is the time to invest with a gender lens. From our consumer activity to our investment portfolio, it is time to align our assets with our goals for gender equity. Each one of our dollars has an impact in the world, from our banking decisions, to...

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Odd Bedfellows Descend on Dallas

Apr 12, 2018 6:30 AM ET - Our nation and our world are facing profound challenges—but often the only thing we see in the media is bad news piled upon worse, against a backdrop of people screaming at each other. Republicans versus Democrats. Activists versus corporations...

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LBG Canada Companies Are Increasing Regional Community Investment

Apr 11, 2018 6:40 PM ET - In fiscal 2016, 41% of LBG Canada companies reported that more than 40% of their total community investment budget was allocated to regional programming.

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El Periódico: Iniciativa apoyará a microempresas de la región

Apr 11, 2018 4:55 PM ET - En tres semanas cierra la posibilidad de aplicar con una propuesta para mejorar el acceso a mercados por parte de los microempresarios de la región y obtener además de US$43 mil la asesoría y acompañamiento para impulsar la idea.

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El Periódico: Initiative Supports Micro-Enterprises in the Region

Apr 11, 2018 4:55 PM ET - En tres semanas cierra la posibilidad de aplicar con una propuesta para mejorar el acceso a mercados por parte de los microempresarios de la región y obtener además de US$43 mil la asesoría y acompañamiento para impulsar la idea.

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Consumers Energy Helps Nurture STEM Careers through Sponsorship in FIRST® Robotics State Competition

Apr 11, 2018 3:10 PM ET - A competition of student-built and remote-control operated robots is helping spur interest in and pursuit of future high-demand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers at the FIRST® in Michigan robotics state championships,...

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Collaborating for a Healthy Future: Key Insights From National Public Health Week

Apr 11, 2018 3:00 PM ET - Last week marked the 2018 National Public Health Week (NPHW), hosted by the American Public Health Association (APHA). Under the theme Healthiest Nation 2030: Changing Our Future Together, organizations nationwide shone a spotlight on issues most...

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Practicing Regenerative Agriculture

Apr 11, 2018 3:00 PM ET - This post is from Gary Zimmer, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Midwestern BioAg. Known as the “father” of biological agriculture, Zimmer is an internationally known author, speaker, and consultant. He owns Otter Creek Organic Farm, a family-...

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Martin Currie Publishes Annual Stewardship Report

Apr 11, 2018 2:55 PM ET - Martin Currie, a Legg Mason, Inc. active equity specialist, today published its third annual Stewardship Report, outlining Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices across the globe. Effective stewardship of capital lies at the heart of...

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Do You Know the Basics of Financial Literacy?

Apr 11, 2018 2:00 PM ET - As much as you may hate to admit it, money makes the world go ‘round, and understanding how your money works (or doesn’t work) for you determines whether you’ll be along for the ride or left in the dust.

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Deepen Your Shared Value Knowledge at #SVLeaders 2018

Apr 11, 2018 2:00 PM ET - On May 1-2, 2018 business leaders from around the world will convene at the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit at the Conrad New York to discuss the role business can play in providing scalable solutions to society's greatest challenges. The...

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FLIR Technology: ‘New’ Technology Shines a Camera on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Apr 11, 2018 1:50 PM ET - Seeing is often believing when it comes to addressing the impacts of climate change. As the effects of global warming become more noticeable, scientists tell us, public opinion has been shifting toward the importance of addressing climate change...

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MetLife Foundation Awards $2.5 Million Grant to The Financial Clinic to Bring Financial Security to Jobseekers Nationally

Apr 11, 2018 1:05 PM ET - The Financial Clinic (the Clinic) announced today the launch of WorkBOOST National, a three-year initiative that will bring financial security approaches to scale, made possible by a $2.5 million grant from MetLife Foundation.

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