As a Cruise Director for an expedition travel company in the Arctic and Antarctic, Meghan Kelly often found herself in conversations with locals about the receding coastline. She heard how decreasing sea ice is diminishing traditional hunting grounds, along with the passages between one community and the next in the Arctic. For the families who have been there for generations, surviving means adapting to a warmer climate.
Greening the Global Shopping Cart will be hosting a four-part webinar series highlighting EDF Climate Corps - with a focus on sustainable supply chain management.
The series will feature subject experts, including past participating EDF Climate Corps hosts and fellows, and offer best practices for prioritizing, planning and leading on engaging with suppliers on the following topics:
I’ve never run a marathon, but I imagine it would be a very praise-worthy experience.
First, you sign up, feeling that initial rush of “wow, I’m actually doing this” adrenaline. That's followed by everyone's favorite part: telling people. You’re instantly flooded with responses like “Good for you!” and “You’re such an inspiration!”. But then, the glory starts to fade and you realize it’s time for the hard work. Months of training, time and dedication (and probably pain) are needed before you can cross the finish line.
Establishing an accurate baseline and quantifying scope 3 emissions is a critical step in meeting both supply chain energy reduction goals and partner goals. But it can be challenging to translate that internal goal into supplier action.
Think interns aren’t like other types of employees? Think again. Since 2008, 840 graduate students have spent a summer working on corporate environmental and sustainability projects as fellows in the EDF Climate Corps program run by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), an American NGO.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., September 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - For the fifth consecutive year, CSX welcomed an MBA student to the company’s Jacksonville headquarters as part of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps, a fellowship program that pairs trained MBA students with leading companies and organizations to implement strategies and programs that drive energy efficiency. This year’s CSX fellow, Felise Man from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, focused on developing an energy management plan that could be deployed across the company’s facilities.
Environmental Defense Fund has spent more than 20 years working with businesses to mitigate climate change, so we were pleased to learn that a GreenBiz survey of sustainability executives at large corporations ranked us as one of three “Trusted Leaders” among environmental nonprofits.