July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The time to share ideas and practical solutions to shape the future of sustainability reporting and communications is of upmost importance. With increasing focus and pressure on the impacts and future scenarios that companies disclose, we are keen to help you and your peers in this critical area of business.
GRI Academy to deliver sustainability reporting curriculum
July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A training portal has been launched to improve access to high quality learning opportunities for people working in sustainability and sustainable development roles.
The GRI Academy is a global online platform that offers courses and tutorials on how organizations can communicate their impacts on the economy, environment and society through the GRI Standards – the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework.
Judges including Maria Balshaw CBE, Director of Tate, Hebru Brantley, contemporary American artist and Kate Bryan, Head of Collections for Soho House will select the winner, who will be commissioned to create an exhibition and site-specific installation at Miami Beach House during Art Basel Miami Beach
PT Freeport Indonesia, in partnership with Institut Pertanian Bogor University, Papua University, The West Papua Province Research & Development Center, and British Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, discovered a new plants species.
The new plant species has been discovered in the operations area of mining company PT Freeport Indonesia, in Mimika Regency, Papua. This discovery of a plant endemic to Papua adds to the wealth of biodiversity in Indonesia.
CINCINNATI, July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy, through its foundation, is partnering with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and the Northern Kentucky Chamber to provide financial assistance to local women-, veteran- and minority-owned small businesses impacted by the coronavirus.
Each chamber will receive $75,000 from Duke Energy to be distributed to qualified small businesses.
HP Sustainable Impact means creating positive, lasting change for people, our planet and communities. From committing to double our number of Black and African American executives by 2025, to creating a portfolio of world's first innovations made with ocean-bounds, we're taking actions drive greater diversity and inclusion, reduce our environmental footprint and strengthen communities around the world. It's how we deliver on our promise to make life better for everyone, everywhere.
- Schneider Electric Foundation launched the Tomorrow Rising Fund to help vulnerable communities respond, recover and become more resilient in the wake of Covid-19
- Schneider Electric’s people and partners across +60 countries have joined in by fundraising and volunteering to contribute to 65 projects which benefit +800,000 people
- Following the initial emergency response, the fund continues to support education and professional training to secure the best future for young people and their communities
#NominateGood winner believes in Pay(ing) it Forward
By Mary Burich
Life once gave Gina Grundmeier a proverbial lemon, but the Dexter, Minn., resident barely missed a beat before turning it into something sweet. Her charitable home-remodeling organization, Pay it Forward, rose from the ashes, so to speak, of a house fire that left Gina and her family homeless and without belongings.
It was a bitter pill to swallow for the self-described “sentimental girl.” “We lost so many things that are irreplaceable,” she says.
New Global Survey Shows How Businesses Are Operating and Prioritizing in COVID-19 Pandemic
Gillette, CVS Pharmacy, Fisher House Foundation and TerraCycle Partner to Award a New Playground* to a Fisher House Location
TRENTON, N.J., July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- International recycling leader, TerraCycle® has announced a national recycling initiative with Gillette, CVS Pharmacy® and Fisher House Foundation that calls upon CVS Pharmacy customers to recycle all brands of disposable razors, replaceable-blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging to help win a playground* for a military medical center.
From today through July 7th, any donation you make up to $500 will be matched dollar for dollar!
As we get ready to celebrate 4th of July, let’s do something to celebrate and support families in our country. When we work together, we can accomplish anything. Will you join America's Charities, our nonprofit member Operation Warm, and your neighbors in providing warm coats to your community?
Pragati Life Insurance is helping minimize healthcare access inequality in Bangladesh by delivering diverse and affordable insurance products to rural and urban low-income earners.
Suzanne Lindsay-Walker @ UPS
As I close in on my first year at UPS, I’m reflecting on what drew me to join this organization. First, there’s the company’s reputation for integrity—when UPS commits to doing something, we deliver. Whether driving millions of miles in our alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, planting 15 million trees, or creating more sustainable ways to deliver packages, our commitments make a difference and set an example for others in our industry.
In times of disbelief, that’s when beliefs matter most.
As 2019 came to a close and a new decade commenced, January’s Lunar New Year celebrations across China came to a screeching halt. The novel coronavirus had taken hold. By late March, COVID-19 had infected more than 786,0001 people globally, and a headline became every conversation the world over. Shortages of protective medical gear, hospital beds, staff, and answers left little room for a plan, leaving doctors and nurses working bed to bed, moment to moment.
We fly proud year-round and we bring our true selves to work every day. Hear from LGBTQ individuals in our workforce, who've fought for a more inclusive world:
They are who we are and we support them.