The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the set of 17 global goals adopted by 193 U.N. member states to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet, provide a common roadmap for organizations to measure impact. And in particular, the participation of companies and philanthropic organizations will be critical to achieving the SDGs. But with 17 goals and 232 indicators, it can seem overwhelming to know where to begin.
Around the world, Booz Allen’s engineers and applied scientists are doing great things: using telematics to make cars safer, modernizing networks and satellites for America’s defense, modernizing healthcare, helping organizations operate more efficiently and sustainably, and protecting infrastructure against natural and manmade threats, to name just a few examples.
Advocating for solar power on closed landfills to industry leaders at WASTECON 2019
Drew Lent, a solar development expert with Tetra Tech, actively works on and advocates for sustainable energy solutions in the solid waste industry. In this post, he shares his appeal to industry leaders for implementing solar infrastructure on closed landfills at WASTECON 2019.
Automaker Partners with Local Shelters to Host Pet Adoption Event
CAMDEN, N.J. – November 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show through a partnership with several local animal shelters. The event, which will take place at the Subaru exhibit inside the LA Convention Center, seeks to unite pets with their forever homes.
Chief Sustainability Officer Bandy to welcome plenary guests on Wednesday morning
CALHOUN, Ga., November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries is once again a premier sponsor of the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the largest convening of green building and sustainability leaders. The world’s largest flooring manufacturer continues to press for more sustainable options in flooring—by its support of this important movement and by showcasing innovative solutions that illustrate how sustainability is second nature for the Georgia-based company.
Embracing a One Water approach to help shape a more resilient water future
Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, is part of our community of One Water experts who apply holistic approaches to help communities manage their water challenges. In this post, he discusses the One Water approach.
This week, business executives, nonprofit leaders, government officials and issue advocates met in National Harbor, Maryland for the annual 3BL Forum. The theme of the conference was “Brands Taking Stands – What’s Next” and dove into how brands and organizations can continue to push forward on the world’s most pressing social and environmental issues by digging in on activism, engagement and activation. Here are a few key takeaways we took from the event:
CEOs from Hanesbrands, Firmenich and Williams join East Coast flagship
October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ CEOs and business leaders from North America’s most innovative, responsible brands will descend on New York to learn how to lead the decade of action at The Responsible Business Summit New York, March 17-18, 2020.