Did you know that only 2.75 percent of the water on Earth is fresh water and the overwhelming majority is frozen in glaciers? While many of us in the U.S. have water available at any time of the day, 783 million people worldwide lack access to safe, clean drinking water. The statistics are staggering. But the challenge is that if we maintain the status quo and the population grows to 9 Billion by 2050, we'll need 3.5 planet Earths to sustain a global population achieving our current North American lifestyle.
The Internet has supported an amazing array of innovation, fundamentally changing our lives, from the way we connect with each other to our shopping habits. While some argue that this wave of innovation has largely run its course, we believe that a new wave is just beginning.
Second Regional Report Outlines Continued Commitments in Sustainability
BOSTON, February 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America announced today the release of its 2012 Sustainability Report, the company's second annual regional report focusing on the company's strong sustainability performance in North America over the past few years.
Sanofi is listed on the DJSI Sustainability World Index for 6th Consecutive Year
Numbers can be impressive, but they don’t always tell the whole story. For example, it’s the sixth consecutive year Sanofi has been named to the 2012/2013 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), the first and most prestigious assessment of corporate social responsibility. The deeper story includes the value of our CSR programs – and the people behind them – that contribute to our society.
Social Networks and the Internet, with instant communications and access to a vast amount of information, have empowered people around the world to be aware of the needs of the individual, community and the environment. Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are all about empowering a way of life for people to manage their economic welfare by being environment friendly and attentive to the social needs of individuals in the community.
(3BL Media) September 24, 2012 - GE focuses its citizenship efforts on creating solutions to some of the world’s toughest global challenges. Launched today, www.gecitizenship.com aims to illuminate the Company’s widespread citizenship efforts throughout its businesses and around the globe with a focus on People, Planet and Economy.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) October 5, 2011 - The Sanofi US Corporate Social Responsibility Internet website has been revised and is now available on the www.sanofi.us domain under the menu “Our Responsibility.” It is divided into six sections, including the company’s four key areas of CSR – Patient, People, Ethics, and Planet – and provides CSR best practice highlights.
Today from 12-1pm EST, ClimateCounts.org, Ceres.org and 350.org are supporting the Bard Center for Environmental Policy’s Campus to Corporation (C2C) campaign by tweeting during Bard’s open dialogue with Sarah Severn, Stakeholder Mobilization Director of Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike Inc.
The power of green drives our sustainable packaging strategy. Today we're excited to announce the latest material innovation that allows shipment of some of our products in a earth friendly way. Harvesting and using this organic material is being praised in the media and its story is one you will hear much about in the coming months. Dell's is announcing the beginning of a pilot for mushroom based packaging.