Deforestation

Tropical Forest Foundation Elects Sara Gutterman To Its Board of Directors

TFF Reinforces Its Commitment To Sustainable Forest Management With The Election Of Seven New Board Members
Press Release

Green Builder Media co-founder and CEO, Sara Gutterman, has been elected to the Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF) Board of Directors for a term that begins January 1, 2014. Gutterman joins a group of new directors that demonstrate TFF’s founding tradition to provide a forum for industry, conservation, and academia to join forces to encourage the adoption of sustainable forestry practices in the tropical regions of the world.

Disney Starts New Paper Policy; Sodexo Accepts Scholarship Applications; Domtar Employees Volunteer with Student Conservation Association - CSR Minute for October 16, 2012

Press Release

The Walt Disney Company has announced a new paper sourcing and use policy that sets up guidelines for paper used in the company’s day-to-day operations and its consumer products and packaging. Disney will work with NGO’s to identify and prioritize regions with poor forest management and high rates of deforestation, to guide its sourcing of paper from sustainable forest practices and conservation.

Earth Day 2011 Celebrations in Times Square to "ReGreen the World"

A texting campaign to plant trees presented by Green World Campaign and Earth Day New York
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - APRIL 20, 2011 - On Earth Day, Friday April 22, the Green World Campaign, in partnership with Earth Day New York, will launch an initiative to “ReGreen the World.”  Earth Day New York will dedicate a full hour of its live programming and public service time on its Times Square partner screens to the Green World Campaign’s innovative cell phone initiative inviting people to "text TREE" to fund global tree-planting.

Green New Year's Resolution: Toss the Towel

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Blog

Looking for New Year's resolutions to help you increase your personal and business sustainability success?  How about just creating new habits that support our environment and inspire others for positive change?  If you could make one New Year's Resolution that have the biggest impact, what would it be?  Toss the Towel.  It's the new eco trend for 2011 and its inspiration is from PeopleTowels.  

Ready for REDD+? Connecting forests to carbon emissions markets

An interview with Dorjee Sun, CEO of Carbon Conservation
Summary: 

In this episode, we are joined by Dorjee Sun, CEO of Carbon Conservation, a forest carbon financing and management company, to talk about the work his company is doing to protect forests and help get these carbon reduction markets out of the woods. Listen to the episode at www.ceres.org/podcast.

Press Release

In this episode, we are joined by Dorjee Sun, CEO of Carbon Conservation, a forest carbon financing and management company, to talk about the work his company is doing to protect forests and help get these carbon reduction markets out of the woods. Listen to the episode at www.ceres.org/podcast.

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