17 Major Companies Meet with Congressional Leaders to Push for Climate Policies; IKEA Announces Purchase of Major Wind Farm in Illinois
WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On the heels of a new UN report detailing damaging and accelerating impacts of climate change, top business executives from IKEA, JLL, Mars Inc., Sprint and VF Corp. met today with members of the Congressional Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change to discuss climate-related impacts on their companies, actions t
140+ California Companies Say Climate Change is the “Greatest Economic Opportunity Of the 21st Century”
SAN DIEGO, CA, February 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - As California battles the worst drought in centuries, more than a dozen major California-based businesses, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, Sungevity, and Sapphire Energy today signed the Climate Declaration, a business leader call to action that urges federal and state policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate cha
Today, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, Corporate Knights released its 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index, in which Coca-Cola Enterprises is ranked number 43.
This is the second time Coca-Cola Enterprises have been featured in the ranking, being listed #78 in 2011. CCE is number one among the five listed companies from the Food & Beverage sector, including Nestlé (#86), Unilever (#93), Campbell Soup (#96) and Danone (#97).
Companies join Ceres, White House representatives to discuss best practices and strategies during COP in Warsaw
WARSAW, POLAND, November 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – On Wednesday, November 20 at 6:00 PM CET/12:00 PM EST, executives from IKEA, Philips and Unilever will join representatives of Ceres and the Obama Administration to discuss the economic benefits of tackling climate change at an event held in conjunction with the 2013 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) 19. Ceres will facilitate the panel discussion, where executives will discuss what their companies are doing to tackle climate change, how it pr
One year after Superstorm Sandy, 20 major U.S. businesses demand action
BOSTON, October 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ – One year after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, major U. S. companies including Starbucks, Unilever and Mars, Inc. have called on President Obama and the White House to follow through on climate change preparedness efforts outlined in the Climate Action Plan announced by the President on June 25th.
The movie, The Gods Must be Crazy, depicts the story of a tribe of Bushmen from Southern Africa’s Kalahari Desert whose culture of sharing is shattered when they stumble upon an empty glass Coca-Cola bottle that magically appears in their village. The bottle becomes a coveted object, which in the end, is “thrown off the end of the earth” to restore balance to the tribe.
Peter Buffett's New York Times Op-Ed piece "The Charitable-Industrial Complex" reads like the diary of an early explorer, a mix of insightful and simplistic observations of the new world he's been thrust into as co-Chair of the NoVo Foundation: the wild territory at the intersection of money, politics, and highly-complex societal problems.