CSR News

Publisher Trish Holder Talks About The Inspiration Behind Greenspiration!

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 28, 2011 6:00 PM ET

"Why shut up about it now?"

That was what Trish Holder was thinking after all the hoopla of the Greenspiration Home showcase home project in Greensboro, NC. This homeowner still had a lot to share about her experience building green. And she had a hunch that other homeowners did as well.

 


Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 28, 2011 5:28 PM ET

Jim Walsh of American Airlines talks about the sustainability efforts his company is making despite the enormous carbon footprint associated with air travel.


Blog from in Business & Trade
Jun 28, 2011 4:30 PM ET

While every forward-thinking company has certainly become aware that it’s good business to be more efficient, to create less waste, and to monitor energy usage and expenses closely, what’s going to drive real changes in behavior that lead to those ends: public policy from federal and local governments, or free-market innovation and pragmatic self-interest?


Blog from in Environment
Jun 28, 2011 3:00 PM ET

What You DON’T know about the North Pacific Gyre (aka Plastic Vortex)


Press Release from in Energy
Jun 28, 2011 3:00 PM ET

Xcel Energy recognizes customers every year for outstanding efficiency achievements. This is a top line summary of the companies who have saved the most energy and money through Xcel Energy efficiency programs.


Volcom's Director of Sustainability & CSR sits down with the Krochet Kids in Costa Mesa to learn more about their recently launched collaboration.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 28, 2011 2:43 PM ET

The Give Back Series for 2011 has been stronger than ever! Spring 2011 introduced tees for TACA, Summer 2011 gave you tees for Mauli Ola Foundation, and now for Fall 2011, we’re happy to announce our partnership with a group based here in Costa Mesa called Krochet Kids, international. Read more here...

 


Xcel Energy to add 200 megawatts of wind

Press Release from in Energy
Jun 28, 2011 2:00 PM ET

Taking advantage of market conditions favorable to the development of additional wind projects in Colorado, Xcel Energy announced that it will add 200 megawatts of cost-competitive generation through a contract with NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, near Limon, Colo. The Limon Wind Energy Center will have turbines located in both Lincoln and Elbert counties near Limon.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 28, 2011 12:21 PM ET

New York-based NGO, Media Impact is pleased to announce the launch of its Entertainment-Education Fellows program.  This program, established in association with the Social Justice Initiative (SJI), Department of Communication, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), is designed to provide communications students in the United States hands on experience while assisting in the development and implementation of Entertainment-Education programs in communities around the world.  Entertainment-Education (E-E) is the incorporation of critical social messaging into entertaining media formats that s


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 28, 2011 11:35 AM ET

AccountAbility has launched the AccountAbility Seminar Series, small invitation-only events that will provide Executives and Corporate Responsibility Officers with the information and tools needed to enhance their company's competitive business performance.


Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jun 28, 2011 11:35 AM ET

 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) San Diego, CA - June 28, 2011 - Environmental firm Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc. (GBLE) has signed an agreement with Wheatware USA, Inc. to share profits from sales of Wheatware’s compostable products. This marks Global 8’s entry into the ‘Zero Waste’ compostable food service market, with potential sales to fast food restaurants, coffee houses and cafeterias throughout the world.


In Partnership with the EPA, Company Exceeds its 2010 Goals by More Than 19 Percent

Press Release from in Environment
Jun 28, 2011 11:12 AM ET
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Racine, Wis. - June 28, 2011 – SC Johnson announced today that it achieved its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal set through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Leaders program. The company achieved a 27.4 percent absolute reduction, exceeding its goal to reduce total GHG emissions by eight percent from 2005. This marks the second time that SC Johnson has surpassed its GHG reduction goal.
 

The results presented in the Report demonstrate that sustainable development is managed efficiently and effectively.

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 28, 2011 11:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 28, 2011 - The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has just published its third Sustainable Development Report, GRI checked at Application Level C. The report is available at  www.stm.info/English/en-bref/a-dd.htm


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 28, 2011 10:45 AM ET

Hide your kids! Run for the hills! Another charity walk is coming through your streets!

Charity walks, runs and rides are nothing new; in fact, the nation’s first walk took place more than 40 years ago. Yet, the latest trend in charity walks is disparaging them.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jun 28, 2011 10:30 AM ET

The Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD) today announced S. Gopalakrishnan as its new chair. He will lead the BASD in its efforts to strengthen the voice of the sustainable development business community at the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Rio+20).


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