Green Builder Honors Earth Day and the Company’s 10th Birthday by Releasing The Celestia Project: A Free Ebook With an Awesome Message for the Future.
To celebrate Earth Day, Green Builder® Media invites you to download the free ebook The Celestia Project. It is our gift to you—not just in honor of Earth Day but also in celebration of our 10th year in business.
In honor of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, we bring you these stories from our archives.
Oscar the Ivy is 52!
Mary Kay Ash loved gardening. Her plants were so special she named them. Her favorite plant was Oscar, given to her on Sept. 13, 1963. When she started Mary Kay Inc., only one person thought enough of her new venture to send a floral offering.
During Earth Week, we’re inviting sustainability thought leaders to share their views on environmental issues and trends. Today’s post is from Bedrock Real Estate Services’ Lynnette Boyle.
Nestled in the basement of one of downtown Detroit’s reinvigorated office buildings, is a quirky, vibrant place that’s bursting with creativity. Visitors are greeted by a buzzing neon sign and an un-manned astronaut spacesuit as they enter dPoP! inside Bedrock’s 23-story Chrysler House. The ‘out of this world’ design mecca (where designers, artists and others plan the creation of amazing, functional spaces) is a study in the use of reclaimed materials.
In celebration of Earth Day, below is a Q&A with Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy about sustainability and the environment. Kennedy serves on the board for the PATH Foundation. He is a former president of Wetlands America Trust, Inc. and previously served on the boards of Ducks Unlimited and Atlanta Committee for Progress. He's the recipient of The Trust for Public Land’s Conservation Champion award, Ducks Unlimited's Conservation Achievement Award and the Georgia Conservancy's Distinguished Conservationist of the Year award.
UPS Supports Conservation of Forests Critical to Reducing the Impact of Climate Change
by Bill Toomey
As the director of the forest health program at The Nature Conservancy, I have the privilege of leading work I love and work that makes a difference in the world. As an ecologist I have an understanding of the importance of nature and its many benefits to people and communities.
For 30 years The Nature Conservancy and UPS have worked together to advance forest conservation projects. To date, The UPS Foundation – the company’s philanthropic arm – has provided over $4 million for Conservancy projects.
New Limited Edition “JetBlue Uniform Bag Collection” of New York-centric, Eco-Conscious Bags Hit Runways on the Ground and in the Air
NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, announced a partnership with Manhattan Portage, a brand known for pioneering and manufacturing the original New York City bicycle messenger bags. The environmentally-conscious airline partnered with Manhattan Portage to launch a fashion-forward, recycled bag collection perfect for those on the go and those wanting to carry a piece of the airline’s history.
This Spring, if you’re shopping for the latest smartphone or tablet, you now have a resource for understanding the environmental and social factors associated with your device. Today, I’m thrilled to report that the first devices rated under AT&T’s Eco-Rating 2.0 are hitting our store shelves.
UPS and The Conservation Fund collaborate to conserve forests across the US
By Jena Thompson-Meredith
For more than 30 years, The Conservation Fund has worked at the intersection of conservation and community. We believe that environmental protection and economic vitality must go hand in hand, and this longstanding principle guides our team every day.
With a presence in every state across the U.S., we have protected 7.5 million acres valued at more than $5 billion, including more than two million acres of forests valued at just short of $2 billion.
Activist and Artist Prince Ea Releases New Video on Earth Day supporting Stand for Trees campaign
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Celebrity activist and spoken word artist Prince Ea launched his newest online video entitled “Dear Future Generations: Sorry” to motivate individuals to take immediate action to stop climate change by Standing for Trees.