There are two things that jump out at you while reading through AT&T’s 2012 Sustainability Report: the company has ambitious goals to reduce energy and water use, and the company collaborates with various groups, including nonprofits, to meet those goals. The collaborations are paying off as AT&T is close to meeting its 2014 goal to reduce energy intensity 60 percent from a 2008 baseline. Last year, the company achieved a 57 percent reduction.
International Society of Sustainability Professionals Will Host Stellar Line-up of Presenters And Honor New Inductees to ISSP Sustainability Hall of Fame (TM)
PORTLAND, OR, April 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – ISSP Conference 2013, to be held in Chicago May 8-10, will feature a stellar line-up of keynoters and session presenters who will address some of today's hottest topics in the sustainability profession.
Summer 2013 Funding Will Support At-Risk Youth Programs
April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Public Safety Action Committee, recently formed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, announced plans today to award up to $2 million for proven programs that help at-risk youth for Summer 2013. The committee posted a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) with the primary focus on mentoring and enrichment programs on its website www.GetInChicago.org.
Shedd is first cultural institution to dive into national initiative with nutritious partnership between Healthy Fare for Kids and Sodexo
CHICAGO, March 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Just in time for spring break, Shedd Aquarium is cooking up a selection of healthy food choices for children ages 12 and under through a new partnership with Healthy Fare for Kids and Sodexo, the aquarium’s food service provider. This unique offering makes Shedd the first cultural institution to align with Healthy Fare for Kids, a national initiative, bringing healthy options to more than 750,000 young aquarium guests each year.
AT&T contributes more than $1 million to dropout prevention initiative
BOSTON, Mass, March 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - City Year, a national organization that unites young people for a year of service in high-need urban schools, is teaming up with AT&T to help keep students in school and on track to succeed.
This month, Darden Restaurants celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Harvest Program, a food rescue initiative that collects and donates unserved food and delivers it to hunger relief organizations and food banks. Darden Harvest has provided more than 62 million pounds of donated food to local organizations and food banks. The Harvest donations are safely saved, fully prepared menu items, from lasagna and vegetables to lobster.
Company Grant Will Help Support Programs for At-Risk Youth
NORTHBROOK, Ill., February 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) announced today that it will provide $5 million in funding over five years to support Chicago’s efforts to reduce violent crime and improve the safety and vitality of neighborhoods throughout the city.