Ghana Social Enterprise Transforms Plastic Waste to Paving Blocks
The ASASE (‘Mother Earth’) Foundation has put the circular economy into practice through its CASH IT! social enterprise, aiming to establish a replicable, sustainable business model, formalizing employment, mobilizing volunteers, and creating a product desperately needed by the community from trash that formerly littered the streets. It’s sustainability in action.
Through July 12, 2019, communities are eligible to apply for grants to establish local plastics recovery program
MIDLAND, Mich., April 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Dow is again teaming up with national nonprofit and long-standing collaborator Keep America Beautiful® to award up to $125,000 in grants for organizations to establish the Hefty® EnergyBag® program in their communities.
March 15: Kickoff of "Tennessee River Grand Slam Cleanup" Across the Expanse of the Tennessee River
STAMFORD, Conn., March 6, 2019/3BL Media/ — This March, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) will launch the "Tennessee River Grand Slam Cleanup," bringing four major cleanups spanning 400-plus river miles in four weeks.
Two $40,000 Grants Awarded to Expand Existing Community Waste Recovery Programs
STAMFORD, Conn., December 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Dow and Keep America Beautiful announced they have awarded two $40,000 grants to organizations in Cobb County, Ga., and Lincoln, Neb. The grants will expand a recently launched Hefty® EnergyBag® program in Cobb County and help to establish a new start-up program in Lincoln.
October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - I’m very excited to announce that we have just released the agenda for Ethical Corporation’s 7th Annual Responsible Business Summit New York (March 18-19, 2019) - You can download your copy here.
2019 is bringing the best, the most innovative and most inspiring brands and investors in responsible business to New York, with a focus on delivering transparent ESG leadership.
From the perspective of business, engaging employees is critical to developing and advancing a company’s sustainability goals. The feeling is mutual from the perspective of current, not to mention future employees: A company’s sustainability goals are important to the process of attracting and retaining the top talent.
By Terry Nelidov, Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Managing Director
The world’s most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, “New Dow” is setting the bar high in reinventing this globally recognized brand.
“New Dow” is the internal name tag for the company’s Materials Science division, which is one of three planned spinoffs from last year’s DowDuPont merger. New Dow, with nearly $44B in 2017 pro forma revenue, aims to be nothing less than the “premier materials science solutions provider.”
How executives are creating meaningful second careers
When you wonder how you can impact societal issues or find ideas for a career with purpose, get out of your comfort zone, writes Anita Hoffmann, the author of Purpose & Impact: How Executives are Creating Meaningful Second Careers. The book was recently released by Greenleaf/Routledge, and she has kindly contributed the following blog post to summarize.
Pro Bono Team Brings Safe Drinking Water to 50 Homes in Cebu, Philippines
In 2016, The Dow Chemical Company deployed 40 employees from across the globe to Cebu, Philippines as part of the company’s signature skills-based volunteer program, Leadership in Action. The Dow employees collaborated on six different projects as pro bono consultants for local government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to address local challenges.
Nation’s largest community improvement program delivers environmental, economic and social benefits to local communities
STAMFORD, Conn., April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, led by its network of more than 600 affiliates and other partners across the country, will rally tens of thousands of volunteers at events across the country on and around Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, as part of its annual Great American Cleanup.