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  • Nat Geo WILD Launches Eighth Annual Big Cat Week With Pushes to Mark the Cheetah as Endangered December 14, 2017
    SOURCE: 21st Century Fox DESCRIPTION:On December 10, Nat Geo WILD kicked off its eighth annual Big Cat Week with a week-long programming lineup of stunning and touching specials documenting the lives and plights of big cats around the world. Big Cat Week is an extension of the Big Cats Initiative (BCI), a long-term commitment from National Geographic Society to […]
  • WELL@Home: Quick Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality December 14, 2017
    by Dusan Licina SOURCE: International WELL Building Institute DESCRIPTION:Think about how much time you plan to spend outdoors today. Research shows that we spend approximately 90% of our lifetime in enclosed spaces, and as much as 69% of that time is within the home.1 While cooking, cleaning or even comfortably resting on a sofa, we are exposed […]
  • VIDEO: Cisco's 2017 Performance | Accelerating Global Problem Solving December 14, 2017
    SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. DESCRIPTION:World changers aren't born, they're made. At Cisco, we apply our technology and expertise to accelerate global problem solving. Learn more about our CSR initiatives and our efforts to positively affect people, society, and the planet in 2017. Click here to learn more. Click here to download our 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility […]
  • A Message From the Chair of the Board of Trustees December 14, 2017
    SOURCE: Arbor Day Foundation DESCRIPTION:Dear Members and Friends, As I look back on this past year, I am struck by the energy and power generated by the concern for trees. Our members, corporate partners, and planting partners are joining together with the Arbor Day Foundation every day and making great positive changes through our stewardship […]
  • Novartis Foundation Aims to Improve Cardiovascular Health as the Better Hearts Better Cities Initiative Gains Momentum Announcing New Partners and Confirming São Paulo as the Third City December 14, 2017
    Less than a year since its launch, the Novartis Foundation urban initiative, Better Hearts Better Cities, has made significant progress in mobilizing a broad network of partners and developing a framework for action to improve cardiovascular health across SOURCE: Novartis SUMMARY:Two new partners join the multisector initiative: the CDC Foundation and the American Heart Association. […]
  • Just Released: Voluntary Renewable Energy in the Northeast United States December 13, 2017
    A series of policy briefs evaluating the opportunities and challenges of designing policy solutions that encourage the growth of clean energy in the Northeast SOURCE: Center for Resource Solutions DESCRIPTION:Voluntary and Corporate Renewable Energy in the Northeast United States: Barriers and Opportunities for GrowthFocusing on voluntary renewable energy in the Northeast United States, this brief […]
  • How Much Is Enough to Make a Difference When Donating? December 13, 2017
    The power of workplace giving SOURCE: America's Charities DESCRIPTION:While it often feels like one individual’s actions doesn't have an impact on the big picture, the truth is that we all have the power to make a difference and influence change. In fact, the majority of giving (at least 71% of total annual donations) is from individuals. […]
  • Balancing Modern Power: The Convergence of Natural Gas and the Electric Market December 13, 2017
    SOURCE: Black & Veatch DESCRIPTION:One might think the proliferation of renewables would spell the demise of natural gas, but market leaders know that gas-fired generation will continue to play an important role even as an influx of renewable energy reshapes the American power landscape. Download the 2017 Natural Gas Industry Report Clean-burning, cost-effective and reliable […]
  • Sustainable Brands: Americans Want Brands to Help Them Live The Good Life December 12, 2017
    80% of consumers are loyal to businesses that help them live The Good Life SOURCE: Sustainable Brands DESCRIPTION:SAN FRANCISCO, December 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  Sustainable Brands®, in conjunction with Harris Poll and Carol Cone On Purpose and supported by Ketchum, recently released a comprehensive new report, Enabling the Good Life. According to a survey […]
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  • CAT 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel Fuel Efficiency December 12, 2017
    SOURCE: Caterpillar DESCRIPTION:Fuel economy contributes up to 50 percent of the total cost of owning a hydraulic mining shovel. Click here to learn more about how this is driving Caterpillar to constantly evolve its products to be more fuel efficient so that customers can reduce operating costs and emissions. By maximizing hydraulic system efficiency, the […]
  • LeaderStories: Ty Jones, Changing the Face of Theater in Harlem December 12, 2017
    SOURCE: American Express DESCRIPTION:Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director of the Classical Theater of Harlem, is building bridges between young actors of color and local audiences. In this #AmexLeads LeaderStories short, Ty shares his transformative vision -- and what gets him going and helps him stay motivated. Find more at http://LeaderStories.org. Tweet me: Ty Jones of […]
  • Automotive Industry Updates Its Guiding Principles to Enhance Sustainability in the Supply Chain December 12, 2017
    Updated document provides guidance to automotive supplier partners concerning the latest industry expectations in sustainability SOURCE: Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) DESCRIPTION:SOUTHFIELD, Mich., and BRUXELLES, December 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Drive Sustainability today announced an updated version of the “Automotive Industry Guiding Principles to Enhance Sustainability Performance in the […]
  • Mike Bloomberg and FSB Chair Mark Carney Announce Growing Support for the TCFD on the Two-Year Anniversary of the Paris Agreement December 12, 2017
    SOURCE: Bloomberg DESCRIPTION:Paris, December 12, 2017 – Two hundred thirty-seven companies with a combined market capitalization of over $6.3 trillion have publicly committed to support the Task Force on Climaterelated Financial Disclosures (TCFD). This includes over 150 financial firms, responsible for assets of over $81.7 trillion. The TCFD announced the growing support at the One […]
  • Listen Now: GRI Podcast December Edition December 12, 2017
    SOURCE: GRI DESCRIPTION:This month, we put a special focus on corporate social responsibility in Asia. CSR efforts in Asia Pacific are on the rise, in large part driven by new regulatory regimes, such as the Hong Kong Stock Exchange's requirements for listed companies. We hear from Swire Pacific's Sustainable Development Manager Mark Harper about the company's experience […]
  • WBCSD Releases CEO Guide to Climate-related Financial Disclosures December 12, 2017
    SOURCE: World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) DESCRIPTION:The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released the CEO Guide to climate-related financial disclosures. The new guide, written in partnership with the CEOs of 25 WBCSD member-companies, sets out clear actions that CEOs can take to align their organizations with the recommendations of the Taskforce for […]
  • ING, Verizon, Mars and Siemens on Transforming Business December 12, 2017
    SOURCE: Ethical Corporation DESCRIPTION: Being able to prove how transformative strategies contribute to the long-term goals of the business is crucial. To meet the UN Global Goals and the 2 Degree target requires a wholesale change in practice, across both the business and industry.  Something companies can’t do on their own, business needs to develop […]
  • How to Improve the Engagement and Retention of Young Hourly Workers December 12, 2017
    SOURCE: FSG DESCRIPTION:What would you do if the majority of your entry-level, hourly workforce was planning to leave in less than a year? More than half of the 1,200 young people working in entry-level jobs we surveyed said that was their plan — and less than a quarter felt highly satisfied with their job. That’s […]
  • Erb Featured Business Sustainability Case Study: Hampton Creek's Vegan Take on Mayo December 11, 2017
    SOURCE: University of Michigan: Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability DESCRIPTION:Description:In 2013, Hampton Creek entered the mayonnaise marketplace with the world’s first plant-based, vegan mayonnaise “Just Mayo”. The creation of an egg-free version of mayonnaise had the potential to upset the market, especially for Unilever’s Hellmann’s brand. The case provides an overview of Unilever’s role […]
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  • Cisco’s FY17 CSR Report: Accelerating Global Problem Solving December 11, 2017
    SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. DESCRIPTION:We live in a digitally connected world where anyone can be a global problem solver, addressing critical issues like unemployment, hunger, poverty, climate change, and income inequality. By combining the power of technology with innovative, entrepreneurial, and passionate people, we can accelerate solutions that create positive and lasting change. Last year, […]
  • Northern Trust's Talent Management Team Delivers Over 400K Hours of Training in 2016 December 11, 2017
    SOURCE: Northern Trust DESCRIPTION:Download the full report and learn more about CSR at Northern Trust Northern Trust’s talent management team has designed and created blended learning solutions in a customized training portfolio of core, manager, sales and client servicing programming that delivered more than 400,000 hours of training in 2016. In addition, these teams launched […]