Life Below Water CSR News

Doing Our Part to Fight Plastic Pollution

by Trisa Thompson, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
Blog

In 2008, Dell started using post-consumer recycled plastics sourced from water bottles and milk jugs in our products. In 2013, we took it a step further and started putting plastics from e-waste recovered via Dell’s recycling programs back into new products.

Guest Blog - Strengthening the "Fragility of Grand Discoveries” With Biomimicry

Summary: 

A large amount of humankind’s greatest discoveries hinged on small decisions, chance encounters, and seemingly arbitrary choices.

Blog

A large amount of humankind’s greatest discoveries hinged on small decisions, chance encounters, and seemingly arbitrary choices.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation President Jim King Discusses The George Barley Water Prize with The Weather Channel

Multimedia with summary

On World Water Day, The Weather Channel's Kait Parker chatted with Jim King, President of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation about the issue of harmful algae blooms in waterways caused by an excess of phosphorus. Scotts Miracle-Gro is the presenting sponsor of The George Barley Water Prize, a four-stage global competition to find a solution to this global problem.

Click here to watch the Weather Channel's online video.

Tiny Fish, Big Impact for Duwamish Waterway

Boeing's cleanup in Puget Sound pays off for salmon counts
Article

Due to efforts by The Boeing Company, a stretch of habitat in Puget Sound's Lower Duwamish Waterway is booming with baby salmon, called smolt. By restoring the shoreline habitat, the juvenile salmon have a place to play before they swim out to sea to become adults. Boeing, in collaboration with local partners along the Duwamish, continue to monitor the habitat is working as designed.

And it is. The first count of the season welcomed over 1,600 smolt to Seattle.

VIDEO | Helping Restore Local Heritage on Long Island

Our Water Positive docuseries tells the story of Long Islanders rallying for clean water
Multimedia with summary

In this final installment in the Water Positive docuseries commissioned by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, National Geographic photographer Andy Mann captures the fight to preserve the close-knit fishing communities along Long Island’s north shore.

View our full docuseries and learn more about water quality issues and solutions here. 

Follow Andy Mann on Instagram.

First Hand: Reflections on Lake Erie

by Foundation President Jim King
Blog

The shore of Lake Erie was just a five-minute drive from the house where I grew up in Lorain, Ohio. But making that drive often took me to an entirely different world.

VIDEO | A Unique Lens on Water Quality

Andy Mann describes the creation of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Water Positive Docuseries
Multimedia with summary

Over the last year The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation partnered with Andy Mann, a world-renowned National Geographic photographer and adventurer, to document the problem of nutrient pollution in America’s lakes and watersheds. In this video Andy reflects, “I’ve traveled the world sharing the heartbreaking stories of our planet’s water issues, and I’ve never seen anything like it.”

View our full docuseries and learn more about water quality issues and solutions here. 

USISPF Announces Launch of CEO Water Alliance on World Water Day

New initiative aims to address the water crisis in India and create measures to promote sustainable usage of water
Press Release

NEW DELHI, March 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), along with its member company, Nalco Water (an Ecolab company) today launched their CEO Water Alliance (CEWA) Initiative in New Delhi. CEWA aims to bring together CEOs and other stakeholders from various platforms, including both government and private institutions, to address the water crisis in India and create proactive measures that will promote sustainable usage of water.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Debuts Water Positive Docuseries on Harmful Algal Bloom Water Crisis

World-renowned photographer Andy Mann takes on water pollution in a first-hand look at the work being done to protect our most treasured waterbodies.
Press Release

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – To spotlight the global environmental and economic challenges caused by harmful algal blooms in fresh waterbodies, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today released a three-part docuseries with National Geographic photographer Andy Mann, coinciding with World Water Day.

Typically caused by excess phosphorus, harmful algal blooms pollute freshwater in more than 15,000 waterways in the U.S. and impact all 50 states. The issue threatens drinking water and wildlife and is estimated to cost the U.S. economy $2.2 billion annually.

Advocating for Action in Ocean Research

Blog

Written by David A. Golden
Eastman Senior Vice President, Cheif Legal & Sustainability Officer, and Corporate Secretary

There is a good chance that weather is the most popular topic of conversation on Earth.  And it’s telling that so few of those conversations mention the ocean even though the ocean is the fundamental driver of weather. 

Pages

Subscribe to Life Below Water