November 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GRI, provider of the world’s leading sustainability reporting standards, will welcome four new members to its Board from 1 January 2020.
The Board of Directors oversees the organizations’ work to increase and strengthen sustainability disclosures by companies around the world, helping them communicate how they contribute towards sustainable development.
Eric Hespenheide, chairman of the GRI Board, said:
If you follow tech news, it’s pretty hard to miss stories reminding us of the tremendous potential that lithium-ion batteries have in store for the world – longer times to gaze into our dazzling new smartphones and longer distances to travel in our cutting-edge electric cars without a charge. And yet, most of us probably don’t think too much about the environmental cost of mining all of this lithium. In Australia and South America where 80-90 percent of the world’s raw lithium comes from, the extraction process is dirty and energy intensive.
Named to Prestigious List for Fourth Consecutive Year
ATLANTA, November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ –UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it was named to Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual “JUST 100” list for the fourth consecutive year. The company was again recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector. UPS also scored first in the transportation categories for community, customers and the environment.
Strengthens commitment to its Animals, People and the Planet throughout its supply chain
Aurora Organic Dairy, the leading producer of organic dairy products for the store brand market, today published its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report provides a detailed and transparent update on the Company and its progress toward goals to improve its sustainability performance around three core pillars of Animals, People and Planet.
To avoid the worst climate impacts, and meet the 2050 net-zero emissions horizon, it is estimated global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will need to drop by half in the next 10 years. Companies are being tasked to realign their strategies and operations in-line with these goals. But what does that mean in practice? How can business realign business models without impacting current success?
Grant will provide solar shade structure, irrigation system and water harvesting tank for sustainable community garden
HOUSTON, November 11, 2019 /3BL Media/-The largest network of community gardens and farmers markets in Houston is growing. Urban Harvest will introduce its new, 5,600-square-foot teaching garden with a dedication ceremony on Saturday, November 16 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the nonprofit’s headquarters in Houston’s East End. The sustainable garden will serve as a community green space and demonstration teaching garden, which leaves zero carbon footprint.