In the U.S., lack of time outdoors is as concerning as bullying, obesity and education; and seen as an important issue to address
ARLINGTON, Va., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Nature Conservancy released the results of the first global survey to capture not only how much time kids spend outside, but also parents’ perspectives on the importance and benefits of time spent in nature.
The survey, funded by Disney, included parents of children between the ages of three and 18 in the U.S., Brazil, China, France and Hong Kong and revealed the following:
National outdoor retailer broadens energy strategy to include renewable energy certificates
SEATTLE, April 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As the nation’s leading outdoor retailer, REI works to protect the environment and the places its members love to play. Energy use is one of REI’s largest impacts on the climate, and the company has committed to having all of its electricity come from clean renewable sources.
What’s Next for the Workplace Giving & CSR Landscape
Benevity sees plenty of changes on the horizon when it comes to how companies give back and their employees make a difference in 2014: changes in how technology vendors will allow for needed changes in the landscape; how companies will align and integrate their social good programs; how Community Investment will make the business case for giving back, and more. We’ve put together an inforgraphic showing the landscape shifts and new directions we expect will unfold during 2014.
Infographic follows planet, society, and business since 1999; points to what's next.
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As CECP celebrates its 15th year, it looks back on the progress made to anticipate the changes to come. View CECP's new infographic, which highlights the trajectory of the planet, society, and business, and how CEOs can lead progress on society's toughest challenges.
Be sure to check out this new infographic on water use in papermaking.
While access to water is an issue of global concern, it is critical to recognize local, site-specific resources. At Sappi, we derive 100% of our process water from surface sources and return over 90% of it to the same, or nearby, sources. Water is used in all major manufacturing stages and to generate steam for use in processes and on-site power generation. As with all environmental matters, we also understand that our impact extends beyond our mill gates. Herein we present a holistic view of water usage for papermaking.
Amway Universal Children’s Day will be an opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to improve the lives of children everywhere we do business. It will also be a demonstration to ourselves of what we are capable when we all work together towards a common cause.
So how will you show your commitment? What cause for children are you passionate about?
Ahh… breathe in the smell of Fall. It’s October and it's time to trade in sandals for boots, swap beach bonfires for cozy nights indoors and start sipping your favorite seasonal beverage. But October also marks the tenth annual Fair Trade Month! This is the perfect time to Be Fair and celebrate the global impact of Fair Trade. Throughout the month, check out BeFair.org to learn about educational events, giveaways and to raise awareness, promote Fair Trade and make your community the fairest of them all!
October is Fair Trade Month and the results are in. Philadelphia reigns as the Fairest City in America, according to the 2013 Be Fair Survey, with Boston and Dallas-Fort Worth following closely behind. To kick off Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, celebrates America’s fairest cities and reminds consumers to Be Fair by choosing Fair Trade when they shop.