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Global Leaders & Luminaries from the world's leading Companies, NGOs and Public Sector convened at the Annual Ideagen Global Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit at the United Nations

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 17, 2018 8:30 AM ET

Annual Ideagen™ Global Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit 2018 - Achieve the Goals.

September 14, 2018-- Ideagen™ together with leaders and luminaries from the world’s leading Companies, NGOs, and Public Sector convened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the Annual Ideagen Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit.

Ideagen™ -- A Global Accelerator where the world’s leading Companies, NGOs, and Public Sector organizations convene to accelerate systemic solutions via catalytic collaboration to solve for x.


by Tina Casey

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Oct 17, 2018 8:25 AM ET

According to some U.S. food industry observers, interest in small farms and sustainable agriculture is on the rise among young people.


Press Release from in Philanthropy
Oct 17, 2018 8:00 AM ET

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation today announced a five-year, $45 million commitment to empower millions of youth to build social and emotional learning skills like resilience, self-awareness and conflict resolution. “Empowering young people by harnessing their talents and passions will build a better world,” said Allstate Chairman, President and CEO Tom Wilson.


Companywide plan will reduce or eliminate plastic straws and stirrers, single use plastic bags, and polystyrene foam items

Press Release from in Sustainable Development Goals
Oct 17, 2018 8:00 AM ET

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today a North American Single Use Plastics Reduction Plan that will eliminate single use plastic bags and stirrers by 2019, polystyrene foam items such as cups, lids and food containers by 2025, and shift straws to a “by request” item that will still be available to custome


More than 27,000 trees to be distributed to homeowners across the country to promote energy savings and fuller tree canopies

Press Release from in Green Building
Oct 17, 2018 8:00 AM ET

LINCOLN, Neb., October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation announced today the beginning of its fall tree planting initiatives through its Energy-Saving Trees and Community Canopy programs.


Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Oct 17, 2018 6:40 AM ET

In this second of three-part series we dig deeper into how ‘going electric’ at Porcupine Gold Mine’s Borden site has had a positive impact on ventilation requirements and mine air heating. Taking an electric approach to mining has triggered some rethinking – eliminating the need for compressed air networks underground and provoking changes to the emergency response strategy.


See What’s Currently Shaping Employee Giving

Blog from in Business & Trade
Oct 16, 2018 6:30 PM ET

Each year at Benevity, just before the biggest giving months of the year, we release data showing the top charitable causes that enterprise companies and their people are supporting through our platform… and the results are in!

Last year, we reported a major shift in giving, with employees rapidly responding to the issues that matter to them. In 2018, we continue to see the momentum flourish. Find out the top 10 charitable causes corporations are supporting and what factors are driving a shift in giving from the bottom up. 


Blog from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 6:20 PM ET

Every year in the U.S., 27,000 children are diagnosed with critical illnesses. That’s 27,000 families whose lives are turned upside down. Play dates, soccer games, and sleepovers are replaced with doctor appointments, hospital stays and medical treatments.


New program has potential to save 55-60 million pounds of food per year

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 5:00 PM ET

October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, on World Food Day, Feeding America announced the national expansion of a pilot program to rescue food, in partnership with manufacturers and their carriers on the road. Each year, 40 percent of food in the United States goes to waste. This program, known as MealConnect Logistics, has already facilitated the donation of more than 580,000 pounds of food to the Feeding America network of food banks in the pilot phase.


Multimedia with summary from in Energy
Oct 16, 2018 4:50 PM ET

Logistics

Our focus on energy and emissions extends beyond our mill gates. Since 2009, Sappi has participated in the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the EPA and companies that provide freight delivery services. In support of the partnership, we include the SmartWay specifi cation in our carrier bid contracts, and since 2013, approximately 95 percent of our cumulative domestic ton-miles have been shipped by SmartWay carriers.


Matt Pakula, Senior Manager of Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility

Blog from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 4:15 PM ET

Today is World Food Day.

It’s a reminder that the ache of hunger is present for millions of people around the globe. But while we live in a world that often seems more focused on large-scale solutions, when it comes hunger relief, sometimes it's the simplest solutions that can transform seemingly small ripples into waves of impact.

Solutions can take many forms. Sharing knowledge to give a hand-up, not a hand out, is one example. Another is the small acts of neighborliness and kindness that allow people to keep their dignity.


Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Oct 16, 2018 2:05 PM ET

Hear the latest about healthy indoor air quality. See how major manufacturing companies are meeting demands for low emitting products to contribute to LEED, WELL & other green building rating systems with SCS Indoor Advantage Certification. Learn more


Annual awards honor outstanding achievements by individuals and organizations in promoting green power

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 16, 2018 2:00 PM ET

October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) presented the 18th annual Green Power Leadership Awards on Wednesday October 10, awarding eight organizations and one individual for their roles in promoting and expanding the use of clean, renewable energy.


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