With support from the UK government, GRI is advancing the state of reporting to promote responsible business practices across different countries in Africa. Raising awareness and helping organizations report on social, economic and environmental issues is a vital component of this program. UK's Department for International Development also backs GRI’s regular work on updating and evolving its standards to reflect new emerging topics and best practices on sustainability reporting.
TOLEDO, Ohio, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced three types of commercial and residential insulation, independently certified as made with renewable energy, are available for specification and purchase. These products represent the first ever to have met the requirements of SCS Global Services’ certification protocol to validate electricity used to make them is 100% wind powered, which, in turn, reduces their carbon footprint.
There is encouraging news as corporate executives, managers and a range of professionals get together to address the risks and opportunities inherent in sustainability matters that could affect a particular industry, sector or profession. And, how with collective industry effort these challenges might be addressed.
Leading a cohort of 25 companies who are pioneering best practice in Corporate Social Responsibility, ITV was crowned the inaugural top contributor in the GivX Community Value Award (the GivX Awards) on 12 October this year.
As much as recent natural gas industry dynamics are influenced by price, the reality is that the global market always is truly driven by supply and demand. Where gas reserves reside, where energy demand is needed, and how supply is being transported all tell a more holistic story of the market’s dynamics. The current disparity in supply and demand is giving natural gas buyers the upper hand in negotiating contracts and is affecting how organizations throughout the value chain are planning for the future.
Strategic Directions Report highlights global trends driving gas sector opportunities
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sustained low natural gas prices and evolving global supply dynamics are pushing natural gas industry players to innovate and find flexible solutions to meet market needs.
Foundation grants support UPS Global Forestry and Sustainability Initiatives
ATLANTA, November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award more than $2.6 million in grants to nonprofit organizations focused on environmental initiatives that align with UPS’s new sustainability goals to increase its reliance on renewable energy sources and reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GH