A number of US retailers, including Ahold Delhaize, Albertsons and Target, have joined with global food manufacturers such as Kellogg and Kraft Heinz to form the North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network (NASPON).
The aim of the group is to educate and assist North American companies in making and delivering on commitments to source sustainable palm oil.
While remote, the Tucson Proving Ground has a high demand for power with employees working on projects ranging from machine tear downs and builds to welding to office and administrative tasks.
In order to help reduce fuel costs, decrease dependency on generator sets and lower emissions on the site, TPG installed 500 kWp of thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solar panels and 500 kW of short-term energy storage from the new Cat Microgrid solution suite of product offerings. Learn more here.
A year-end look at the best sustainability content from Longitudes.
There are no longer separate paths for business and sustainability success – those two lanes are now one and the same.
But even as the corporate community reaches a consensus on the importance of sustainable practices, many questions remain about how best to balance environmental, efficiency and commercial concerns.
These questions take on an even greater urgency amid the rise of urbanization, straining already limited resources and congesting transportation networks around the world.
MLK Day of Service is an opportunity to remember history and re-commit ourselves as citizens by volunteering in service to one another. It is also a time to consider how much work still remains to fulfill Dr. King’s dream. We at Common Impact believe service is a powerful tool for strengthening the communities in which we live and work. At the end of last year, our staff spent some time reflecting on (and discovering!) what truly motivates us to do the work we do every day to fulfill Common Impact's mission.
By Hazel Henderson
Most bankers, economists and investors after a couple of drinks, will admit that money is not wealth. Money is a metric, like inches and centimeters, for tracking real wealth: human ingenuity and technological productivity interacting with natural resources and biodiversity undergirding all human societies along with the daily free photons from our Sun, as described in "Valuing Today's Circular Services Information Economies".
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GRI’s new Disclosure Review Service helps companies improve the quality of their sustainability report – both now and for future reporting cycles. Find out how it could help you improve your report’s content.
Organizations around the world continue to work to build a diverse, effective and engaged workforce in 2018. Wade, who leads Booz Allen Hamilton’s Diversity and Inclusion team, maintains that fostering a sense of belonging and inclusion among all employees is essential and is responsible for driving strategy and developing programs to advance the firm’s culture of inclusion.
In an effort to ‘reuse and recycle’ excess inventory following a complete hotel renovation in 2015 and 2016, Sands Bethlehem hosted its third annual Team Member art sale. For one day, Sands Bethlehem Team Members were able to purchase the art pieces at discounted prices.
by Susie Gharib
Working at Alliance Data has many perks, but one of the best ones might be having an approachable CEO who loves meeting with associates. Fortune Live's Susie Gharib sat down with our CEO Ed Heffernan recently to talk about our success and the company's growth.
by Vincent Petit, Senior Vice President, Global Thought Leadership
If someone asked you to name the top challenge presented by urbanization and our escalating world population, what would you say? One answer could be: the ever-increasing need for energy – which is one of the most basic dilemmas of modern life. But with the right approach, we can turn this challenge into an opportunity.
Urbanization: In search of a better life
On January 11, 2018, members of Sanofi Pasteur’s Global Influenza Franchise Team delivered four outdoor cabinets to Pocono Services for Families and Children (PSFC), which oversees Monroe County (Pa.) Head Start. In total, more than 30 Sanofi Pasteur employees built and hand crafted the cabinets, which will be used to store various toys and supplies for outdoor play. Pictured (L-R), employees Kimberly Tutwiler, Vickie Landolfi, Kathy Kaas-Leach, Erik Marshall, and Rosalind Hollingsworth posing behind the hand-made structures.
The Foreign Trade Association is now amfori, the organisation for trade with purpose.
As the world continues to change faster and more fundamentally than ever before, expectations toward businesses are increasing. It’s no longer enough to deliver high-quality products at low prices with good availability. They need to be delivered in a way that does no harm – either to people or the environment.
Green bonds are an example of innovation in financial services, allowing companies and investors to direct their capital to projects that are helping the transition to the low-carbon economy. Karen Clarke-Whistler, TD Bank Group's Chief Environment Officer and Amy West, Head of Socially Responsible Finance at TD Securities, talk about why green bonds are worth a second look for companies and investors alike.