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  • New Cameras Installed on SCE Telecom Tower to Monitor Wildfire Activity May 25, 2018
    The technology for the Orange County cameras will help pinpoint wildfire locations and improve response times. SOURCE: Edison International DESCRIPTION:The Orange County Fire Authority is now part of a growing number of fire agencies that use a high-tech approach to monitor wildfire activity. Recently, six cameras and a weather station were installed on a Southern California Edison […]
    Kate Finegan
  • E-Buses to Surge Even Faster Than EVs As Conventional Vehicles Fade According to Bloomberg's 2018 EV Outlook May 25, 2018
    The supply of cobalt has emerged as a potential risk to the pace of growth in electrified transport over the next few years SOURCE: Bloomberg DESCRIPTION:London and New York, May 21, 2018 – The electrification of road transport will move into top gear in the second half of the 2020s, thanks to tumbling battery costs and […]
  • FCA Foundation Receives the SAE Foundation’s Eighth Annual Gordon Millar Award May 25, 2018
    SOURCE: FCA US LLC DESCRIPTION:May 25. 2018 /3BL Media/ - The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC, was recognized with the eighth annual SAE Foundation Gordon Millar Award, sponsored by AVL at the SAE Foundation Annual Celebration in Detroit on May 24, 2018. AVL generously funds this award which is given […]
  • Mobile Science Lab Visits EPiC Elementary School May 25, 2018
    SOURCE: MilliporeSigma DESCRIPTION:LIBERTY, Mo. — A mobile science lab, called the Curiosity Cube, stopped at EPiC Elementary School on Tuesday. Watch the video online at KMBC Tweet me: Inside the #CuriosityCube, students at @EpicElementary used #virtualreality to learn about cells. See how @MilliporeSigma is helping to #SPARKCuriosity in the next generation of scientists via @kmbc: […]
  • Activism: Help or Hindrance to Business? May 25, 2018
    Former Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability PostDoc, Jocelyn Leitzinger SOURCE: University of Michigan: Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability DESCRIPTION:Activists and industry For many people, the combination of activists and industry brings to mind images of protestors chanting while marching with signs and banners in front of a company’s store, headquarters or production facility. For […]
    Kate Finegan
  • SC Johnson Latin America Named Best Multinational Workplace May 25, 2018
    Company Receives Recognition for Third Consecutive Year SOURCE: SC Johnson DESCRIPTION:RACINE, Wis., May 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it has been recognized as a 2018 Best Multinational Workplace in Latin America by the Great Place to Work® Institute. This is the 13th time SC Johnson Latin America has been recognized, and the […]
  • GRI Podcast: Sustainability Ratings May 25, 2018
    SOURCE: GRI DESCRIPTION:This month's GRI podcast episode features an interview with Vigeo Eiris, a sustainability rating agency that uses Environmental, Social and Governance data to evaluate companies’ performance. We asked Keeran what makes a good sustainability report, and what are some of the common challenges companies face in the process. We’ll also hear a report […]
  • SC Johnson América Latina nombrada el mejor lugar de trabajo multinacional May 25, 2018
    La compañía recibe reconocimiento por tercer año consecutivo SOURCE: SC Johnson DESCRIPTION:RACINE, Wisconsin, 25 de mayo de 2018 /3BL Media/ -- SC Johnson anunció hoy que ha sido reconocida como el mejor lugar de trabajo multinacional 2018 en América Latina por el instituto Great Place to Work®. Esta es la 13.ª vez que SC Johnson América […]
  • Empowering Entrepreneurs: Interview with Theresa Carrington May 25, 2018
    Meet the CEO of Ten By Three™ SOURCE: Whole Foods Market Foundations DESCRIPTION:Theresa is a long-term donor to Whole Planet Foundation and the founder of Ten By Three™ which reduces poverty in developing countries by using its unique Prosperity Wages® model to pay for artisan products.  Ten By Three™  is also a community partner of the Whole Foods Market […]
  • Retired NFL Player, Matt Wilhelm Joins iCause Advisory Board May 25, 2018
    SOURCE: iCause DESCRIPTION:CLEVELAND, May 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Matt Wilhelm is the newest addition to the iCause advisory board. Matt played college football for Ohio State University where he earned All-American honors. He was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons during the early 2000s and was drafted by the San […]
  • CBRE’s Bobby Griffin Named a Top Executive in Corporate Diversity May 25, 2018
    SOURCE: CBRE Group, Inc. DESCRIPTION: LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bobby Griffin, CBRE’s Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, has been named to the 2018 Black Enterprise list of Top Executives in Corporate Diversity. The annual list honors leading professionals who drive innovation, productivity and profitability by ensuring across-the-board diversity. “Bobby has had a […]
    Gina Sibilia
  • The Road of Change: Circular Economy in the Automotive Industry May 25, 2018
    by Norihiko Kondo, Founder of Kaiho Sangyo SOURCE: Business Call to Action (BCtA) DESCRIPTION:To tell you the story of Kaiho Sangyo, I must first give you a short introduction to the circumstances in the very beginning. In 1969, before returning to Kanazawa, my beloved hometown in Japan, I worked at a dismantling company in Tokyo for […]
  • Multipliers of Prosperity: Simple Solutions for Complicated Lives May 25, 2018
    SOURCE: MetLife Inc. DESCRIPTION:By MetLife Foundation and Common Cents Lab When MetLife Foundation decided in 2013 to focus on financial inclusion, we had not finalized every detail of our strategy, but we were certain about one overarching principle. Whatever programs or products our grantees designed, we wanted them to be grounded in a real-world understanding […]
  • Texas A&M International to Save $15 Million Through Energy Efficiency Projects With Schneider Electric May 25, 2018
    SOURCE: Schneider Electric DESCRIPTION:On May 16, 2018, Texas A&M International University (TAMIU), located in Laredo, Texas, announced it has started construction on a comprehensive set of campus-wide energy efficiency projects that will streamline facility operations, encourage sustainable behavior and improve the quality of life for students and staff. The university is partnering with energy and […]
  • This Woman Is Building Products to Encourage Tunisians to Use Public Spaces May 25, 2018
    Entrepreneurial training helps expand business and create new jobs. SOURCE: HP, Inc. SUMMARY:This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO. DESCRIPTION:In April 2013, Khouloud Jarraya and her father founded the family business SOTUFER, a company based in Kairouan, Tunisia, that produces a wide range of […]
  • Annie Lam Leads Sands China Corporate Social Responsibility Program in Macao May 25, 2018
    SOURCE: Las Vegas Sands DESCRIPTION:Sands Cares, the corporate giving program of Las Vegas Sands, is the company’s manifested commitment to being a good corporate citizen, committed to its people, communities in which it operates and the planet. In each region, Sands Cares has Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leads that manage the program and execute initiatives unique […]
    Las Vegas Sands
  • Xylem Watermark & Project 24: Malinao, Philippines May 25, 2018
    Xylem Watermark supported Planet Water Foundation and Project 24, an ambitious undertaking to build 24 clean water filtration systems, bringing clean water to thousands of people, in 24 hours. SOURCE: Xylem Inc. SUMMARY:Xylem Watermark sponsored 5 projects as part of Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24 this year, an ambitious undertaking on World Water Day to […]
  • Canary Wharf Group Commits to 'Making Sustainability Real' With 2030 Vision May 25, 2018
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:As Canary Wharf Group marks 30 years, it looks forward to its next 30 years of evolution. As part of this evolution Canary Wharf Group has set out its 2030 vision in its 2017 sustainability report: ’Making Sustainability Real’. Click here to view the complete 2017 Sustainability Report Click here to download the […]
    Carreen Warner
  • CLP Sets 2030 Targets for Priority SDGs May 24, 2018
    SOURCE: CLP Group DESCRIPTION:Four United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will become the CLP Group's target impact areas leading up to 2030. They include climate action (SDG 13), affordable and clean energy (SDG 7), decent work and economic growth (SDG 8), and industry, innovation and infrastructure (SDG 9). These areas are considered as the most relevant to its […]
  • Can Blockchain Restore Americans’ Faith in Government? May 24, 2018
    SOURCE: Booz Allen Hamilton DESCRIPTION:The Pew Research Center found that only 18 percent of Americans say they trust the Feds. Can technology restore our faith in Uncle Sam? Blockchain, the distributed ledger system not only allows for greater transparency, but it also is a way to codify good government principles and best practices. In a recent MeriTalk story, […]