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John Picard to Speak About The Ray at Sustainatopia

Press Release

May 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - John Picard, Advisory Board Member for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Founding Board Member for The Ray will be speaking today and tomorrow in two panel discussions at Sustainatopia in San Francisco.

15 Finalists Announced for Hawaii Startup Pitch Competition

VERGE Hawaii Accelerate to feature global startups accelerating a clean economy
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., May 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Fifteen clean-economy startups have been selected to advance to the final round of the VERGE Hawaii Accelerate fastpitch showcase.

Leveraging Stakeholder & Employee Engagement to Enhance Your Sustainability Initiatives

Join Corporate Responsibility Association for free webinar on June 21st
Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C., May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Given the ubiquity of the Internet and social media platforms, more and more organizations are realizing the power of leveraging their employees and customers to drive brand awareness, demand generation and social selling.

The logical next step in this evolution for sustainable businesses is to mobilize their employee base and other key stakeholders to enhance their responsible business initiatives.

Ingersoll Rand in the News: Energy Digital

Blog

W. Scott Tew, executive director of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand, recently discussed with Energy Digital the ever-increasing need to embed sustainable practices in business to drive profitability.

Global Tourism Stakeholders to Convene at Summit to Create a Sustainable Future

VERGE Hawaii Sustainable Tourism Summit aims to reap economic, social and environmental benefits.
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., and HONOLULU, April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group will host a Sustainable Tourism Summit during its VERGE Hawaii: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, which returns to Honolulu on June 20-22. The Summit will be produced in collaboration with the Hawaii Tourism Authority and global NGO, Sustainable Travel International, and will take place on Wednesday, June 21.

UN Global Compact Kicks Off Annual Conference in New Delhi with More than 300 Global Business and Civil Society Leaders

Summary: 
  • Two-day forum presents business opportunities for sustainable development in India through the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Launches Global Opportunity Explorer, the world’s largest digital platform that provides the global business community with direct access to business solutions around the SDGs.
Press Release
  • Two-day forum presents business opportunities for sustainable development in India through the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Launches Global Opportunity Explorer, the world’s largest digital platform that provides the global business community with direct access to business solutions around the SDGs.

Must Read: Pharrell's Chanel Ad is Here, the Best Companies to Work for in Fashion

Plus, brands like Patagonia and Obey rally to support Fair Trade.
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Article by Fashionista

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. 

Pharrell's Chanel ad for the Gabrielle bag has dropped
The musician joins Kristen Stewart, Cara Delevingne and Caroline de Maigret in representing the French label's newest bag. Directed by French filmmaker Antoine Carlier, the ad follows Pharrell as he turns an empty concert hall into a playground — all while wearing a Gabrielle bag, of course. "My character... just didn't want to take the...

Athletes, Leaders Personify Fair Trade in Portrait Series

By Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle
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Article by San Francisco Chronicle 

Oakland’s Fair Trade USA and apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana have collaborated on a photo project featuring portraits of company leaders and athletes associated with the brands...

Kelly Slater, Shepard Fairey Featured in Fair Trade USA’s ‘We Wear Fair Trade’ Campaign

The surfer and Outerknown founder; the artist; ceos of Patagonia and Athleta and more star in Fair Trade USA's "We Wear Fair Trade'' campaign
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Article by WWD

To mark the anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse, Fair Trade USA will launch a digital photo campaign called “We Wear Fair Trade” with its apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana, on Fashion Revolution Day, April 24.

The trade group, which provides the Fair Trade mark to products that adhere to a strict checklist of sustainable and ethical labor practices...

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