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From her start as a Communications Advisor in one of our manufacturing plants in Honduras, Astrid relocated to Montreal, Quebec in 2013 to become the Manager of Internal Communications at Gildan’s Headquarters. This is the story of an inspiring young woman who grew professionally with Gildan and brings her strong understanding of manufacturing and the business to making an impact on how we communicate with employees globally. 

HP Challenges IT Industry: Clean Up Electronics Recycling

by Sarah Murry
Blog

When U.S. consumers drop off their old electronics at local e-waste centers for recycling, most assume their aging gadgets will be safely dismantled and have their components either scrapped or re-used. But that’s not always the case, according to Basel Action Network (BAN), an environmental nonprofit.

Unreasonable Impact Created with Barclays: Helping to Tackle the World’s Problems

Article

A textile company transforming trash into thread and a venture employing a wind system that generates high-voltage energy without turbines are amongst projects being supported to tackle societal and environmental problems.

The second in our series of accelerator programmes is being launched in New York to support entrepreneurs create a significant number of jobs in the green economy.

Values-Based Innovation: Meeting the Demands of the New Green Economy

by Robert Bikel
Blog

If you ask 100 people to name a “green company,” many would rattle off solar and other renewable energy companies, environmentally friendly non-toxic cleaning supplies manufacturers, or perhaps organic farm delivery services.

The Impact of Corporate Sustainability Education for Professionals and Organizations

by Nikos Avonlas
Blog

Although Corporate Sustainability has grown rapidlyover the past years and most executives in various research studies declare that Sustainability is extremely important to their business, few organizations globally have integrated sustainable values into their core strategy and supply chain.

There are many reasons why this is happening. 

Waste Not, Want Not

Sustainability in the supply chain pays off
Blog

Ken Rankin | UPS

Now, more than ever, sustainable business practices underpin the efforts of global high-tech and electronics companies interested in bolstering their bottom lines and preparing for the future.

Free Webinar: Industry Experts on Managing Food Waste

Blog

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is hosting the Best Practices and Solutions for Addressing Food Waste Webinar, in partnership with The Dow Chemical Company, City of Phoenix, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Houston Advanced Research Center.

William McDonough Shares His Plans for the Next Industrial Revolution

Article

At NAEM's upcoming EHS Management Forum in Austin, renowned architect William McDonough will describe how his breakthrough design concepts can advance the development of a new, circular economy. We spoke to him this week to learn more about 'cradle to cradle' design and how these ideas can be incorporated into everyday business decisions. 

Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy

Press Release

SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla., September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  The first two quarters of 2014 show the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) at $5.7 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007.  This confirms the green economy is on track to reach $10 trillion in investments by 2020 to effectively scale innovations and reduce costs in green technologies as the world transitions to the Solar Age.

As Canada's Economy Grows, it is also Becoming Greener

Article

ThOver the past several decades, the world has become increasingly conscious of the environmental impact of human activities. Greater awareness has created public pressure for more environmentally sustainable practices. However, Canada’s recent environmental policy has been criticized for not doing enough to abate the environmental impact from economic development.  Read more

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