Joining the global community to address the global water crisis
On March 22, 2017, Tetra Tech joins the global community in celebrating the 24th annual World Water Day. Tetra Tech is firmly committed to the World Water Day mission of taking action to address the global water crisis. Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater. This year’s theme—Why Wastewater?—focuses on achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 target to reduce proportion of untreated wastewater by 50 percent and increase water recycling and safe reuse.
At Whirlpool Corporation, we are passionate about improving our consumers’ quality of life while minimizing our environmental impact. We have been focused on sustainability since 1969, long before it became the norm, and we continue to integrate it into our everyday work. Join us in celebrating World Water Day!
There’s no question water plays a critical role in day-to-day operations at Goldcorp. It’s a valuable resource required for metals production. It’s also one of the most important resources in the world and there is growing scrutiny of its use in all industrial applications, including mining.
Sharing a history with GRI since its founding days, the new Chair of the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) Judy Kuszewski shares her views on reporting then, now and tomorrow.
We got a chance to ask the newly appointed Chair of GRI's Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) Judy Kuszewski about GSSB’s future plans as well as the challenges facing corporate reporting today.
In 2017, the G&A Institute team is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the founding of our corporate sustainability consulting, counseling, advice and research firm. Many of us at G&A worked together in a prominent issues and crisis management consulting practice serving the Fortune 100 companies and many prominent multi-national businesses. Our former firm was acquired and the business was being wound down. And so, literally, in a garage with office space, G&A was launched.
AEG’s Los Angeles Kings announced LA Kings Green, an umbrella program to encompass the team’s sustainable initiatives. Developed in response to the NHL’s NHL Green and in recognition that environmental issues directly impact hockey, a sport often learned atop of frozen ponds, LA Kings Green aims to bring more awareness to the most critical environmental issues and will continue to drive positive impact through arena operations as well as fan and community engagement.
We recognize that water stress, water quality and water access are critical global issues. As a result, we’re constantly working to minimize water use at each of our sites around the world. At our LEED Platinum® certified Kalyani Vista building in Bangalore, India, we’ve reduced our on-site potable water usage by 40%. We’ve also taken action to reduce water consumption at our headquarters in California, which is experiencing a multi-year drought.
A strategist and chief of staff who helps think through our Florida business initiatives
We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by introducing you to 10 women who help power your life at Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. They advance our company with their vision, talent, hard work and creativity. These trailblazing women – including a nuclear engineer, astrophysicist and lineman – reveal inspiring stories of persistence, pluck and achievement in largely male-dominated fields. A diverse workplace isn’t just a nice idea, it’s a competitive necessity. Today, meet Maritza Iacono, a utility strategy director based in St. Petersburg, Fla.