Most of us don’t think too closely about dirt, but perhaps we should. After all, it’s the foundation of all life on Earth.
Article by Catherine Courtney et al., Marine Policy Journal, December 2018
In this article, Tetra Tech’s Catherine Courtney, the University of Connecticut’s Robert Pomeroy, and the U.S. Agency for International Development's Stephen Brooks developed and tested an assessment framework and process to assist national and subnational governments to assess progress in meeting the Voluntary Guidelines on Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines).
- Competition generated ideas from more than 400 entrants in 80 countries – three shortlisted entrants from Uganda, the US and the Netherlands
- Three finalists shared innovative uses of artificial intelligence, mobile apps and digital therapeutics to address local healthcare access challenges
- Finalists will participate in a four-day “accelerator event” in March, collaborating with Sandoz to further refine their ideas, immediately ahead of final judging
Date: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Time: 10am PT / 1pm ET
Living Building Hero brings board expertise and green building thought leadership to the International Living Future Institute.
SEATTLE, January 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that Elizabeth (Beth) Heider, Chief Sustainability Officer, Skanska USA, has become a member of the Board of Directors.
If Santa brought you a new phone or tablet this holiday season, or you couldn’t resist the sale price on a 70-inch TV, you might be wondering what to do with your old electronics.
You’re not alone. Overall, Americans get rid of 7 million tons of old electronics – or “e-waste” – each year. That adds up to about 42 pounds per person!
What does e-waste include?
Results Show the Caribbean Depends on Tourism, Which Relies Heavily on Healthy Coral Reefs
JetBlue is Donating 50 Flights to The Nature Conservancy for Scientists to Travel to the Caribbean to Further Research and Help Conserve Coral Reefs
As we dive into 2019, I’m sharing my annual list of CSR reads.
These thought-provoking pieces from the past year examine how the field is evolving to create greater societal and business impact. In a review of countless articles shared with me and from across the web, five stood out (in total, they take just over one hour to read):
New initiatives includes scaling the use of ag tech to generate economic, environmental benefits
SPRINGDALE, Ark., January 15, 2019 – Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced a new partnership to develop and deploy initiatives that support Tyson’s sustainability strategy and help meet increasing consumer demand for more sustainably grown food.
by Federica Rabiolo, Global Impact, EMEA
Just two short months ago local Wolverhampton businesses joined eBay for the first UK Retail Revival training event at the iconic Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton. Today, the 64 businesses participating in the program have reached £1M in sales on eBay, representing a 41% increase in sales for these businesses.
The workforce is changing, and that has many people making sweeping generalizations about trends. PNC’s director of talent explains why it’s important to take a step back.
Over the past three decades, experts have had much to say about the changing workforce and the future of work. While trending topics vary over time, one thing is clear: talent– having the right people in the right roles at the right companies – is more important than ever. Even though most people can agree on that, you still hear about misleading “trends” that seem to predict doom and gloom for job seekers, employers and employees alike. However, Cat McLaughlin, director of talent and total rewards at PNC, says many “trends” are specific to certain industries or even outright myths.
In new partnership Subaru asks college students to develop a marketing plan to effectively reach Millennial and Gen Z car buyers
NEW YORK, January 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Effie United States, which recognizes marketing effectiveness, has announced that its ninth Effie Collegiate program will be in partnership with Subaru of America, Inc. Modeled after the Effie Awards, the Effie Collegiate program calls on the next generation’s brightest marketers to work on real world business challenges with a focus on creating marketing that really works.
Local projects will receive funds; contest ends in April
JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy is strengthening its commitment to rural Michigan communities by announcing a new competition to provide funding for projects that will help energize towns in the Lower Peninsula.
The “Put Your Town on the Map” competition will provide a total of $15,000 to three initiatives that are designed to build a stronger sense of community. Up to 10 finalist communities will compete for the funding at the 2019 Small Town and Rural Development Conference on April 17 in Thompsonville, Mich.
Inclusion of women, people of color, veterans, members of the LGBTQ community, and people in the workplace isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s good for business. According to the World Economic Forum, “individuals who work in open, diverse, and inclusive environments are usually able to perform better, because each individual is able to bring their authentic self to the workplace.”