by Madeleine Evans
Walking past the Vancouver waterfront, you may notice a striking building. This past year, MNP Tower achieved both LEED and WELL certification at the gold level. To achieve certification, the building owner, Oxford Properties, has implemented an array of innovative strategies to help improve the health and wellness of people who work at and visit MNP Tower. What we find particularly unique about MNP Tower is how the building embraces WELL’s Fitness concept.
In a quest to create healthier office environments, more employers have embraced the scientific research behind modern office design. There’s even a high-tech facility called the Well Living Lab, a collaboration between the Mayo Clinic and Delos, that hosts studies on “how the indoor environment influences health, well-being and performance, from stress to sleep quality, physical fitness to productivity.”
Vehicle donation will enable Meals on Wheels programs to deliver more nutritious meals and companionship to seniors in need
Subaru has supported Meals on Wheels for the last nine years through Share the Love, contributing more than $12 million to Meals on Wheels America and providing more than 1.7 million nutritious meals, friendly visits, and safety checks to seniors in communities nationwide. Subaru announced the donation to its 630-strong retailer body at the company’s National Business Conference in Denver, CO.
How the purpose-driving business initiative has helped achieve company goals.
Eight years ago PepsiCo piloted a different approach to social good with a purpose-driven business initiative called Food for Good (FFG). FFG generates no profit for the company, but uniquely takes advantage of the logistical expertise and technological knowledge of PepsiCo.
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Building Careers, One Woman at a Time
by Stuart Winchester, Viacom
Over the past several years, Viacom’s towering Times Square headquarters has undergone a series of significant renovations.
/August 15, 2017 /3BL Media -- تفخر مؤسسة الملك خالد بإقامة علاقة شراكة مع مؤسسة أكاونتابلتي لتنظيم البرنامج التدريبي الخاص بالممارسات الريادية المستدامة والذي يُعدّ الأول من نوعه في المملكة العربية السعودية. ستقام الورشة من خلال حلقات تدريبية على مدى ثلاثة أيام من ٢٣-٢٥ أكتوبر٢٠١٧. وسيكون هذا ثالث تدريب بعد ورشتي عمل سابقتين في الرياض وابها. وسيتم عقد البرنامج باللغة الإنجليزية مع توفر الترجمة الفورية إلى اللغة العربية.
August 15, 2017 /3BL Media / -- King Khalid Foundation is proud to partner with AccountAbility to facilitate the Sustainability Leading Practices (SLP) Training Program, which is the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The workshop will be conducted through three days of training sessions on October 23-25, 2017. This will be the third training, following two previous workshops in Riyadh and Abha. The training will be provided in English and simultaneous Arabic translation will also be available.
Site features new 2016 sustainability report key initiatives & progress from the company & strong commitment to corporate responsibility. Company ahead of schedule in reducing CO2 emissions and continues use of liquefied natural gas as fuel
- Dedicated sustainability site features new 2016 sustainability report detailing key initiatives and progress from the company and its 10 brands, furthering its strong commitment to corporate responsibility
World’s largest leisure travel company is ahead of schedule in reducing CO2 emissions and continues to pioneer use of clean-burning liquefied natural gas as fuel source
Corporate conservation non-profit now lists three of the top automakers in the world as members
Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announces FCA US LLC as its newest member, joining General Motors, Toyota and 80 other national and international companies who are committed to managing their lands to support sustainable ecosystems and the communities that surround them.
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by We Mean Business
At the BIO World Congress on Industrial Technology, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the
To speed the search to cure diseases, genomics leader HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology generates enormous amounts of DNA data in its research labs. To tackle petabytes of information, they partnered with HPE to design flexible, high-performance systems and connectivity solutions that support intensive research, collaboration, and analysis. The powerful technology is helping HudsonAlpha’s scientists deliver on the tremendous promise of genomics to drive medical breakthroughs including ground-breaking research into Zika and other deadly diseases.
The average family of four throws away about $1,500 worth of food each year. This food waste strains wallets, changes the way people buy food and can ultimately hurt the economy.
By Mekael Teshome
What would you do if you had an extra $1,500 in your bank account at the end of this year? What if you invested that money and had $20,000 or more ten years from now?
A few thousand dollars could help you jump start your retirement fund, save for an emergency or start planning for a child’s college education. You don’t have to sell off your belongings or invest in some questionable scheme. All you may have to do is think more carefully about the food you buy, eat and throw away.
Nearly 100 members of Arrow Electronics’ Denver-based global business-operations team joined forces with the nonprofit organization Wish for Wheels last month to build 25 bikes for low-income children, just in time for the start of the new school year.