Wildlife Conservation CSR News

Dr. Lachlan Copeland, Senior Botanist, Discusses Discovery and Naming of New Species

Discussing how a love of nature led to discovering a new species of orchid
Multimedia with summary

Lachlan Copeland, a senior botanist with Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company, is based in northern New South Wales (NSW), Australia. His work with plants is varied, but his main interest is in plant taxonomy—the process of classifying, describing, and naming species.

How to Be a Good Visitor at National Parks

Article

The nation’s 59 national parks (the 60th, Missouri’s Gateway Arch, received an official national park designation in February 2018) saw more than 330 million visitors in 2017, which is a lot of footsteps, noise, waste and selfie poses in some of the wilderness’s most delicate treasures. “We’re really fortunate to have the privilege of having these incredible places to visit,” says biologist David Lamfrom, who directs wildlife programs for the National Parks Conservation Association.

Denali National Park Tackles Trash With Zero-Landfill Initiative

Article

by Laurel Andrews

A record number of visitors traveled to Interior Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve last year, but they left behind less trash than a few years before.

A push to send less waste to the local landfill is working, officials say. Since 2016, Denali National Park has partnered with Subaru in a "zero-landfill" initiative aimed at turning trash into recycling.

Encouraging Science-minded Girls With Project Scientist

Blog

Although women fill nearly half of all jobs in the U.S., they hold less than 25% of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. A nonprofit camp in Charlotte is working to close this gender gap with help from local companies like Duke Energy.

Marketers Speak to the Power of Purpose at the Cannes Lions

By MaryLee Sachs
Article

Once upon a time, the concept of “purpose” was de rigueur at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. It was threaded through just about every conversation, panel and presentation. Increasingly, that required conversation has shifted to gender equality, diversity and inclusion. That doesn’t mean that purpose has taken a back seat, but the discussion around purpose has been modified and when it’s discussed, the examples appear more meaningful, transparent, and true to an organization’s DNA.

Avery Dennison Makes CSR Investment in Southeast Asia

"I’m very proud that our company and Foundation are part of this truly unique collaboration with WWF and the Forest Owners Sustainable Development Association of Thua Thien Hue Province in Vietnam."
Multimedia with summary

With many of Avery Dennison’s solutions made from paper, maintaining a sustainable paper supply is vital to our business success and achieving our long-term sustainability goals. In fact, we’re aiming to use 100% FSC-Certified paper for all of our products by the year 2025.

David Attenborough Launches Wildlife Fund for Advertisers

Firms signing up to Lion’s Share fund will give 0.5% of money spent on ad campaigns featuring animals to conservation schemes
Article

By Jim Waterson

Businesses that sign up to the Lion’s Share fund will promise to give 0.5% of their spending on any advertising campaign featuring animals to UN-backed conservation programmes.

Mars CMO: Marketing Industry Making Good Progress on Diversity

Multimedia with summary

In an interview with James Wright for CNBC, Andrew Clarke, Chief Marketing and Customer Officer at Mars discusses the work being done by marketers to boost diversity and protect endangered animals.

Watch the video here. 

 

The Importance of Movement Building

Summary: 

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation partners with Ohio Environmental Council to bring a wide variety of groups together to solve Ohio’s clean water challenges. Pete Bucher, Water Resources Director, recently shared about this movement-building approach, which includes business, agriculture, nonprofits and government, on the Foundation’s blog.

by Peter Bucher, Water Resources Director, Ohio Environmental Council
Blog

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation partners with Ohio Environmental Council to bring a wide variety of groups together to solve Ohio’s clean water challenges. Pete Bucher, Water Resources Director, recently shared about this movement-building approach, which includes business, agriculture, nonprofits and government, on the Foundation’s blog.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and Restore America’s Estuaries Explore the Carbon-Capturing Power of Wetlands

Multimedia with summary
Since 2016 ScottsMiracle-Gro has partnered with Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) and its members to advance the cause of coastal restoration in some of our country’s most fragile watersheds. Pictured above is ongoing work being done by RAE member groups Galveston Bay Foundation and Tampa Bay Watch. Wetlands being restored in Texas and Florida, as well as many other places, not only filter nutrients and buffer shorelines, but also trap carbon dioxide—a process known as Blue Carbon. 
 

Pages

Subscribe to Wildlife Conservation