Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel CSR News

BeChangeMaker Contestants Play to Win - for the good of the globe

Since the inception of the HP Foundation’s BeChangeMaker contest, hundreds of social entrepreneurs have emerged with a mission to do more.
Blog

By Heidi Mitchell

CSRHub Partners With FinMason to Provide ESG Ratings for Wealth Mgmt

Press Release

NEW YORK, June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/-- CSRHub, the leading provider of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) consensus ratings, today announced that it has partnered with FinMason, a FinTech firm and investment analytics provider that enables WealthTech platforms to accelerate development and time-to-market, to redistribute its ESG ratings via FinMason’s award-winning API. 

Going Beyond 'Fair Trade' With Hershey's Sustainable Cocoa Strategy

BEATRICE MOULIANITAKI, Head of Cocoa Sustainability
Summary: 
  • Hershey’s responsible sourcing efforts are about much more than certification
  • Addressing cocoa farming conditions and systemic problems is essential to sustainability
  • 100 percent certification is only the start of our investments to drive meaningful change
Blog
  • Hershey’s responsible sourcing efforts are about much more than certification
  • Addressing cocoa farming conditions and systemic problems is essential to sustainability
  • 100 percent certification is only the start of our investments to drive meaningful change

Pushing Progress Together, Accelerating the Return of Hemp as a Commodity Crop in North America

Article

New Holland Agriculture, a global agriculture brand of CNH Industrial, recently planted 15 acres of industrial hemp for education and testing at its site in New Holland, Pennsylvania. Jon Hundley, Marketing Manager, New Holland explained the importance of this project thus, “The testing field will allow us to learn more about the entire crop cycle from planting to harvesting while capturing important crop and soil data.

Farming for the Future at Frey Vineyards

Article

by Katrina Frey co-founder of Frey Vineyards 

May of 2020 presents a lush green face at the Frey Vineyards ranch in Mendocino County in northern California. It is two and a half years since the devastating wildfires of October 2017 (read Katrina’s 2018 article – Out of the Ashes on GreenMoney website). One still sees the burned silhouettes of stately Ponderosa Pine at the top of the ridges but progressing up the slopes are shrubby masses of tan oak, madrones and oaks that are stump sprouting from their strong pre-fire crowns. Frey Vineyards owns one thousand acres of land.

How Northeast Businesses Can Prepare for an Uncertain Summer

Blog

Energy planning for summer always requires careful analysis. This year, COVID-19 adds a new wrinkle, making planning even more complex.

We’re seeing unusual electric demand patterns in the Northeast as a result of social distancing:

L'Oréal Launches Project to Help with Sustainable Transformation

Blog

L’Oréal has launched a €150 million program to protect the environment and support vulnerable women following the Covid-19 pandemic.

The global beauty firm has created “L’Oréal for the future” to help support vulnerable women who were the first victims of the social and economic crisis generated by the pandemic.

Leveraging Sustainable Fashion to Achieve Economic Self-Sufficiency

S&P Global virtual volunteers support NYC nonprofit Custom Collaborative in its mission to help women from low-income and immigrant communities develop their fashion industry skills.
Press Release

For some, fashion is style, clothing and design. For Custom Collaborative, a NYC-based workforce development nonprofit, fashion is the path towards empowerment, self-sufficiency and success.

General Mills Launches Three-Year Regenerative Dairy Pilot in Michigan in Partnership with Foremost Farms and Understanding Ag

Yoplait is latest General Mills brand to support the company’s commitment to advance regenerative agriculture on 1 million acres of farmland.
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Mills, the maker of Yoplait, Liberté and Mountain High yogurt products, today announced the start of a three-year regenerative dairy pilot in western Michigan, a key sourcing region for its fluid milk supply. General Mills has partnered with consultants Understanding Ag and dairy cooperative Foremost Farms to pilot regenerative practices and provide support to participating dairy farmers. Implementing regenerative practices on dairy farms requires a holistic approach to managing land, cows and manure.

Green Mountain Energy Launches Nationwide Offering of Monthly and Annual Carbon Offset Subscriptions

Green Mountain Offsets offers Lifestyle, Commuting, Home and Air Travel plans to lower your carbon footprint
Press Release

HOUSTON, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy is now offering consumers across the country a convenient way to green-up their lifestyle through monthly and annual carbon offset subscriptions. Consumers can engage quickly through a new website, GreenMountainOffsets.com, and have the option of numerous plans to reduce their carbon footprint by purchasing third-party verified carbon offsets.

Pages

Subscribe to Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel