Sponsorship will advance Green STEM teaching and learning culminating in National Environmental Education Week 2014
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) today announced Samsung as its partner in supporting a dynamic new learning space for educators and students with resources to advance Green STEM learning. Samsung will be the official national sponsor of National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) 2014, the nation’s largest celebration of environmental education.
Nearly half of 25,450 oil and gas wells evaluated in U.S. are in water basins with high and extremely high water stress; industry’s future growth depends on accelerating solutions such as more water recycling, better water management planning
SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A new Ceres research paper on water use in hydraulic fracturing operations shows that a significant portion of this activity is happening in water stressed regions of the United States, most prominently Texas and Colorado, which are both in the midst of prolonged drought conditions. It concludes that industry efforts underway, such as expanded use of recycled water and non-freshwater resources, need to be scaled up along with better water management planning if shale energy production is to grow as projected.
Ken Powell speaks with Marc Gunther at Fortune Brainstorm Green
General Mills Chairman and CEO Ken Powell took the stage at Fortune Brainstorm Green in Laguna Nigel, Calif., Tuesday to talk about the role General Mills and other responsible food companies play in sustainably managing and growing the global food supply.
Ken spoke one-on-one with sustainability journalist and conference moderator Marc Gunther. Ken described General Mills’ approach to responsibility as “Holistic Value Creation” – a model to create value for the business, its suppliers and the community.
by James Gowen, Chief Sustainability Officer/ V.P. of Services Operations
Earlier this week, I had the privilege to participate in Fortune Brainstorm Green conference which was kicked off by Harrison Ford. While most of us think of him as Han Solo or Indiana Jones, I’ll remember him for one phrase he shared on stage – “Nature doesn’t need people, people need nature.”
The Sustainable Associate Director at Biogen Idec, Patrick Hoy, is one of the meticulously selected speakers for the inaurgual Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year.
At Ceres Conference, seven more businesses, including GM, sign BICEP’s ‘Climate Declaration,’ asserting that policy action on climate change presents an American economic opportunity
SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Seven more U.S. businesses, including iconic U.S. automaker General Motors, have signed the Climate Declaration, a statement from Ceres and its BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) coalition that urges federal policymakers to take action on climate change, asserting that a bold response to the climate challenge is “one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century.”
Thanks to Sappi and local partners, fish will now be able to pass through Cumberland Mills for the first time in 150 years
BOSTON, May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America announced today the successful completion of its fishway project installed in Westbrook, ME, enabling natural fish passage through a portion of the Presumpscot River for the first time in more than 150 years. As a result of significant collaborative efforts and teamwork, Sappi was able to complete the fishway on time, within budget, and most importantly, safely.
In this fast-growing city of 6.7 million people, roads littered with garbage are a common sight. Cairo’s poor drainage systems produce contaminated pools of stagnant water, and the main thoroughfares are jammed with cars emitting thick, black clouds of diesel exhaust.
New alliance to educate consumers on perils of sun damage while driving
KINGSPORT, Tenn., May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), manufacturer of LLumar Window Film, and The Skin Cancer Foundation are working together to help consumers understand that the sun’s harmful rays can penetrate glass – in both cars and buildings. Scientific research is mounting which says that drivers are especially vulnerable on the left sides of their bodies, where they are exposed to harmful ultraviolet A (UVA) rays.