Just days into the new year and American executives are yet again being asked to flex and increase their justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) IQ. The events of the last two weeks have further solidified the need for corporate executives – and the companies they lead – to address the realities of serious and deeply rooted inequity, systemic racism and bias in the United States.
Enviva’s Port of Chesapeake receives award for its efforts to improve water quality, reduce energy use, and restore the Elizabeth River
BETHESDA, Md., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Enviva, a leading renewable energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy, today announced it was the recipient of the Elizabeth River Project’s “Sustained Distinguished Performance River Star Business” award. The Elizabeth River Project is a non-profit organization that leads community efforts to restore the environmental health of the Elizabeth River while affirming the river’s continued value to the port economy near Hampton Roads, Virginia.
The 17 th annual Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies will be unveiled on January 25 with a virtual CEO roundtable discussion to share insights from Global 100 pros and why it’s essential for businesses to speed up the race to a net-zero-emissions economy.
Building on the company’s 100-year history of engineering and construction expertise, addition further reinforces the company’s position in a rapidly changing market.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The global power generation industry continues to be transformed as it finds itself balancing demand for baseload power with the continued need to decarbonize and further integrate renewable energy into the power generation mix.
To meet its clients’ evolving needs in this shifting market, Black & Veatch is further expanding its power generation service offerings and has named Garry King as Senior Vice President of Global Services in the company’s Global Conventional Generation business line.
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid has welcomed Natalie Edwards to the company’s newly established Chief Diversity Officer role. Based in New York, Edwards will take on responsibility for the company’s inclusion and diversity efforts across its US and UK businesses.
Lieutenant General Semonite commanded U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and led nationwide construction of temporary hospitals for COVID-19 patients.
WASHINGTON, January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Retired Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite, former Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has joined WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, as President of the Federal Programs business.
Virtual Day of Skills-Based Service to be Held During National Volunteer Week
Common Impact, the national organization that matches companies and nonprofits with proven models of impact for skills-based volunteering, has announced that it will hold a virtual Skills for Cities event on Wednesday, April 21st during National Volunteer Week. Skills for Cities unites corporate professionals with nonprofits for a cross-sector day of skills-based consulting to build their capacity to do good in their communities.
Representatives from Corporations, Foundations, and Associated Nonprofits Join Nonprofit Board
STAMFORD, Conn., January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/– Keep America Beautiful® (KAB), the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, recently elected seven individuals, including affiliate representation, foundation leadership, and senior executives from partner companies, for a three-year term to its 31-member national board of directors.
In wake of last week’s insurrection at the United States Capitol building, we are seeing a new wave of corporate activism emerge. In the past, it was standard operating procedure for brands to steer clear of the political conversation altogether. And while in recent years we’ve seen companies take stances on political issues – such as access to voting, social justice and climate change – they would often stop short of calling out individual politicians or blocking resources to persons inciting hate and violence.
As part of our 2021 planning, we have been building out exciting new educational, training, and informative webinars for the flooring contractor community! The first webinar launches this week.
Sustainability in Flooring We will capture the perspective of both the floor covering and floor installation product manufacturers in this one-hour course. Join us as we focus on proper product selection, green building documentation, and more.