June 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber joined Vice President Kamala Harris and leaders from the U.S. Department of Defense, the Millennium Challenge Corporation and USAID at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building for the launch of the White House Action Plan on Global Water Security. The plan recognizes water as a necessity for all people, as well as the importance of water to global economies, and lays out a whole-of-government approach to tackling the water crisis.
Lawmakers pressed to finalize federal clean energy package at fourth annual business advocacy day
May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ -Representatives from more than 100 large companies and investors are meeting with key lawmakers of both parties this week in a united call for Congress to pass an ambitious package of federal clean energy, transportation, infrastructure, and advanced manufacturing investments.
The Ryan Martel Fellowship recognizes one of the most outstanding leaders in the field of climate policy.
March 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In honor of its longtime colleague Ryan Martel, the sustainability nonprofit Ceres announced a new fellowship program today for the next generation of rising stars in the field of policy. The Ryan Martel Fellowship is a one-year fellowship that will provide qualified individuals with a full year of learning and experience in climate policy and environmental justice advocacy.
There is a pressing need to address how the digital economy can be put to work for everyone, everywhere
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Co-hosted by the Aspen Institute and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, the new convening will examine opportunities to advance equitable and sustainable economic growth. At a time of rapid technological change, there is a pressing need to address how the digital economy can be put to work for everyone, everywhere.
Public and private companies are invited to nominate their CEO for this prestigious award
WASHINGTON, Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - Nominations are now being accepted for CR Magazine’s 12th annual Responsible CEO Award and Lifetime Achievement Award, given to corporate leaders committed to a progressive environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda.
Find out the many techniques D.C. Central Kitchen is using to fight poverty in the nation’s capital, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.
One in three children in Washington, D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8, east of the Anacostia River, live in households that are food insecure, where their families don’t know if they’ll have enough to eat every month, said Mike Curtin Jr., CEO of D.C. Central Kitchen. That’s one of the many reasons the nonprofit is working to fight poverty in the nation’s capital.
The District of Columbia Housing Authority goes beyond its mission of ensuring affordable housing by providing its residents with opportunities to build self-sufficiency through tools like its Commitment to Excellence Scholarship Program
The 2017 fall semester was about to start, but Lillian Copeland was still uncertain about how she was going to pay her college tuition. The rising sophomore and Washington, D.C., native had been accepted as a transfer student at Spelman College in Atlanta, but she needed more money.
“I wanted to go to Spelman because it was my dream school,” said the 19-year-old. “And to get accepted there and then not know if I could pay the bill was so stressful.”
Students from The School Without Walls High School and other schools in the Washington, D.C., area are learning about their local waterways, thanks to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Wells Fargo
It’s not often that teenagers are able to spend a school day on a boat instead of in a classroom, but students from The School Without Walls High School in Washington, D.C., had that opportunity recently. As the high school students traveled along the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, they tested water quality, identified fish, examined maps, and surveyed bird diversity.
As the world’s population continues to grow at a rapid pace, so must our ability to feed it. To meet this need, companies are seeking new ways to enhance and expand their capabilities to safely produce and distribute food across the globe, making the journey from farm to table more complex than it once was. Although rare, food safety and security concerns do arise, and when they do, time is of the essence as public health and lives are at stake, not to mention the livelihoods of industries, companies, and employees. Because of this, food traceability has become increasingly important.