OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has donated more than 55 truckloads of Clorox® regular bleach and cleaning products, with an approximate value of more than $700,000, to the Red Cross and Feeding America to aid in recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy.
Imagine this: A 471,000 sq. ft. facility sitting on 65 acres that sends none of its daily waste to landfill, earned its wildlife habitat certification and generates 9 percent of its electric power from the sun.
That’s GM’s Baltimore Operations facility, located about 12 miles from downtown Baltimore. And about 50 people in town for the Wildlife Habitat Council’s Annual Symposium experienced the site in action. They toured the facility and surrounding property, seeing firsthand how it is reducing its environmental impact.
FedEx Freight Inc. has added natural gas engines to its search for gasoline alternatives, but whether the experiment proves to be economically viable remains to be seen.
The business unit of FedEx Corp. is beta testing two new tractors powered by liquefied natural gas-only engines, hoping for a limited release in 2013.
TORONTO, November 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Recently, 3BL Media attended the Canadian GRI conference at the Toronto Stock Exchange and had the opportunity to interview Henry Stoch, Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk, Sustainability & Climate Change at Deloitte and discuss the latest trends in sustainability reporting and ESG disclosure in the USA and internationally.
Sharing our expertise to create jobs. Using our technology to save lives. Giving people the tools and ideas they need to fulfill their dreams. This is our everyday to do list.
For more information about HP's Social Innovation, please visit: www.hp.com/go/social-innovation
BRISTOL, Pa., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Lenox Corporation, one of the world's leading names in gifts for the home, is pleased to introduce their Give Lenox & Give Back Holiday 2012 campaign. The campaign is beautiful in its simplicity.
The health sector invested $193 million dollars in U.S. election campaigns, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-partisan group that analyzes political spending. More money was contributed to President Barack Obama than Mitt Romney, but when congressional races were added in, Republicans received 56 percent of all health sector contributions.
Donates More than $100,000, Helps Grant Three Wishes over Next Year and More
LISLE, Ill., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats and Cheeses announced today its continued involvement with the non-profit organization Make-A-Wish®. As part of the its donation of more than $100,000 to assist with year-round support announced earlier this summer, Kretschmar will help grant three specific wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions between now and June 30, 2013.
Honeywell is donating $600,000 worth of first responder products for Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery efforts. Honeywell makes Morning Pride protective equipment, and will donate more than 19,000 personal protective products including footwear, gloves, hoods, and helmets to first responders in New York and New Jersey.
At Cisco, we focus our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work on specific areas, one of which is critical human needs. Or, more simply, food, water, shelter, and disaster relief.
A lot of the partners we work with in this area, such as food banks and disaster response agencies, have been working round-the-clock dealing with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. We will tell you how Cisco is supporting the relief effort in a future blog post.
NEW YORK, November 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Robert Engelman, President of Worldwatch Institute sat down for an interview at the BSR Conference 2012, which took place from October 23-26 in New York City.
This year’s 20th anniversary BSR Conference gathered an estimated 1,000 senior business, civil society, and policy leaders, and featured:
Each minivan and Dodge Journey sold generates donation for children
ELKRIDGE, Md., Nov. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC's Mid-Atlantic Business Center (MABC) and more than 250 of its dealers are joining forces with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to make this holiday season happier for many families.
Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan is full of aggressive environmental goals, one of which is to halve its environmental impact by 2020. But with more than two-thirds of the company's environmental impacts resulting from consumer use and disposal of products, it's clear Unilever can't achieve these goals alone.