Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor: A Toolkit for Responsible Businesses
Jan. 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On December 14, 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) released Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor: A Toolkit for Responsible Businesses, the first guide developed by the U.S. government to help businesses combat child labor and forced labor in their global supply chains.
Early last summer, Sister Mary Ethel Parrot dropped by the office of WaterStep, a Louisville charity fighting waterborne disease around the world, and picked up a pair of tote bags filled with tubing, clamps and other plastic parts. The nun took them on a plane to Uganda, where she had set up a boarding school for girls.
Join a conversation on how companies are partnering with nonprofits to recruit and train jobseekers on the essentials of sustainability
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In the last four years, as the unemployment rate declined across the country, choices for jobseekers have also grown diverse. As organizations restructure, realign and redraw strategic plans to ensure the sustainability of their business models as well as their environment and communities, job descriptions and internship programs are evolving alongside.
In partnership with the Wholistic Transformation Resource Center (WTRC), PepsiCo Philippines helped open a seventh Waterhope station in Gapan, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place in Gapan City to celebrate the opening.
CABOT, Vt., December 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Let’s face it; the holidays aren’t necessarily the best time to think about your waistline. Office parties, home entertaining, and eat-on-the-run schedules can wreak havoc with your weight. But there are plenty of things you can do to hold the line – especially when planning your holiday menu.
December 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Shop. Taste. Learn. Play. Be inspired by speakers, products, services, and innovations that are positively impacting our health and the earth.
The Green Living Show is North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to workable solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. This three-day event offers inspiration for all ages and features influential speakers, innovative products, educational demonstrations and fun activities for the entire family.
In First 'Spirit of the Season' Campaign, Employees' Choices Directed Distribution of Grants
NEW YORK, December 20, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Three international nonprofit organizations will each receive a $50,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation as a result of the company’s first Spirit of the Season employee-participation campaign, which ran from Nov. 26 to Dec. 14.
GE Foundation--the philanthropic organization of GE--today announced an increased investment to five Houston community health centers and to Partners for Community Health, now totaling more than $2 million. Texas has the highest percentage of uninsured people in the country, with one in three residents uninsured. The funding, part of GE's Developing Health program, aims to increase access to primary care in targeted underserved communities across the U.S. through direct health center support and system capacity building.
For decades, technology has connected people and businesses globally. This is just the start. The Internet will also transform global industries, joining human insight with machine intelligence. Bringing minds and machines together has created something wholly new -- the Industrial Internet -- an open, global network that connects machines, people, and data.
For the first time, thought leaders from across business, technology and academia convened an important conversation in San Francisco in late November about the power of the Industrial Internet and why it matters.