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Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Jun 15, 2018 8:35 AM ET

Homeboy Electronics Recycling is an innovative company that provides e-waste solutions while also creating job opportunities to the formerly incarcerated who traditionally face barriers to employment. Committed to the cause of sustainability, HP is proud to call Homeboy Recycling a partner.

Read more about Homeboy Recycling and HP's efforts at https://www.hp.com/homeboy.


by Karen Quintana

Article from in Green Building
Jun 15, 2018 8:15 AM ET

There are many ways to advocate for WELL Certification and no one-size-fits-all recipe for success. Formulating the right messaging and pitching different audience groups requires a great deal of research, creativity and customization. Wondering where to begin? We’ve put together a getting started guide with our top strategies, tools and resources to make it easier for you. 

Understand WELL’s adoption by audience


By Ben Chapman

Article from in Energy
Jun 15, 2018 8:00 AM ET

Mars bars are taking a step towards being carbon neutral after the company that makes them signed a 20-year deal in Australia to generate 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable energy by 2020.

Mars, which also makes Pedigree dog food and M&Ms, said its Australian subsidiary will sign a deal with energy company Total Eren to build a solar plant in Victoria by mid-2019.


Receiving recognition for excellence in the use of small businesses that drive California’s economic growth

Article from in Business & Trade
Jun 15, 2018 8:00 AM ET

Tetra Tech is proud to be recognized for its commitment as an excellent partner and mentor for small businesses.


Comprehensive upgrades provide first step toward a microgrid solution to bolster energy security and mission assurance

Press Release from in Energy
Jun 15, 2018 7:50 AM ET

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz., June 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Energy and sustainability expert Schneider Electric today announced it is working on a $24 million project to improve energy security, resiliency and efficiency across Fort Huachuca's facilities. The project will reduce energy costs at the U.S. Army installation by 23 percent annually, generating nearly $63 million in savings over 23 years.


To drive social impact through business in India, Abbott invests not just in products but in dairy farmers themselves.

Blog from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Jun 14, 2018 4:45 PM ET

Through partnership, Abbott is providing farmers – especially women farmers— with the training and support they need to produce better milk and grow their businesses. This shared value approach is delivering dramatic results – transforming the lives of farmers and their families, while strengthening our nutrition business.

To learn more, click here for the full story.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 14, 2018 12:30 PM ET

For the second consecutive year, Astellas employees used the company’s Volunteer Time Off program to volunteer at the 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games where Astellas also supported the event by providing meals for the athletes. More than 50 employees, family and friends gathered at the U.S.


Andrea started on an unconventional career path, and now she uses her experiences, openness, and passion to help Nestlé employees thrive and build their careers.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jun 14, 2018 12:00 PM ET

By Andrea Walton, Manager of Human Resources at Nestlé USA

I was 15 when my first daughter was born with a radial club hand, a disability causing her arm to be angled incorrectly. After 36 hours of labor, I was no longer just a teenager. I was the mother of a special needs child.


Utah teen to receive $10,000 for his public service announcement on dangers of youth opioid misuse.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jun 14, 2018 11:40 AM ET

Washington D.C., Thursday, June 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education awarded Porter Christensen of Pine View High School in Utah (Washington County School District), the grand prize for the annual Operation Prevention Video Challenge.


Blog from in Education
Jun 14, 2018 11:40 AM ET

In Hong Kong and much of the broader East Asia area, the educational system is highly focused on exams. Teachers have their hands full just trying to prepare their students for the intense testing that occurs. Lab time is often reserved only for after school extracurricular activities. But some teachers are still pushing themselves and their students even further, bringing real-world biotech into their labs.


Deepwater wins battle to supply US state with 200MW of offshore wind

Article from in Energy
Jun 14, 2018 11:15 AM ET

National Grid Ventures added: "We are excited for the continued growth of the offshore industry in the US and are proud to advance a clean energy transition for the good of customers, local communities and the environment for generations to come.”

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Blog from in Health and Wellness
Jun 14, 2018 11:10 AM ET

On April 10, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Las Vegas District Office hosted an “Opioid Youth Summit” for all high schools in Clark County at The Venetian. One thousand high school sophomores, who were selected as student leaders from each school, filed in to hear several speakers discuss opioid safety.


by Victoria Glazar, Verizon Corporate Social Responsibility

Blog from in Education
Jun 14, 2018 11:00 AM ET

As you walk the linoleum tiled hallway of FDR Middle School, a 1950s-era middle school in a once thriving manufacturing town northeast of Philadelphia, passing the rows of lockers set into green cinder block walls, a sign marked Wood Shop comes into view. If you attended junior high school any time before the ‘90s, you have an expectation of what you’ll see when you enter the room: a table saw, jig saw, miter saw, maybe a lathe or two. Except for the lingering scent of sawdust, this is far from the wood shop you remember.


By Dan Lambe, president of the Arbor Day Foundation

Article from in Environment
Jun 14, 2018 10:40 AM ET

This post was sponsored by P&G as a part of a larger editorial package. It went through our normal editorial review process.


Press Release from in Green Building
Jun 14, 2018 10:30 AM ET

June 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This week, The Ray and WheelRight have upgraded the unique WheelRight drive-through tire safety station to include tire sidewall reading. The WheelRight system previously allowed for tire pressure and tread depth readings, but this additional capability contains all the critical information necessary to describe the tire and identify a suitable replacement.


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