The world’s governments gathered at the United Nations General Assembly are currently discussing how to accelerate progress on the world’s Millennium Development Goals, which conclude in 2015, and also discussing a new set of Sustainable Development Goals. This piece explores sustainable agriculture for sustainable development.
With the eve of the 4th and last quarter of the first reporting period upon us, top executives at technology-based companies are scrambling to recover from false starts and sub-optimal solutions and implement a conflict minerals program plan immediately.
New York-based startup Bombas Socks is poised to revolutionize the sock industry while spreading its message of pushing yourself to “Bee Better.”
Two years ago, after learning that socks are the more requested clothing item at homeless shelters, founders David Heath and Randy Goldberg decided to create a company based on the TOMS shoes plan: One for One.
In the final part of our three-part interview series with Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel from theUnion of Concerned Scientists, Dr. Ekwurzel gives five easy tips you and I can do to lower our carbon footprint at home, and save some money in the process.
Lifestyle Apparel Powerhouse Commits to Climate Leadership on same day as new IPCC climate science report release showing that climate change is underway
BOSTON, September 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) today announced that VF Corporation has joined the coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. The company has also signed the Climate Declaration, which calls for federal policymakers to seize the American economic opportunity to address climate change.
HSBC, VF Corporation, insurance firms provide insights on key business sectors
BOSTON, September 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In the wake of a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report re-confirming the reality of climate change and clarifying its effects, business and investor leaders talked today about the ways in which global warming is already affecting their bottom lines and their strategies.
Stone Soup Films, a Washington DC nonprofit film cooperative, announces its participation in Pro Bono Week from October 20-26, 2013. Taproot Foundation is convening intermediary partners around Pro Bono Week to celebrate and activate pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Stone Soup Films is the only nonprofit production company in the country that harnesses volunteer film and television professionals to create short promotional documentaries free of charge to worthy organizations.
Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes so it is important to plan in advance: how you will get to a safe place; how you will contact one another; how you will get back together; and what you will do in different situations. Read more about Family Communication during an emergency.
Increasing droughts and water shortages are causing companies to pay more attention to their water use. Leaders like AT&T understand that proactively engaging in water conservation—including working with suppliers—can help mitigate its risks to water stress.