Barjouth Aguilar, Head of Global Sustainability at Flex, joins Workiva’s Mandi McReynolds on this week’s episode of ESG Talk. Learn how Flex has embedded sustainability into its supply chain and manufacturing operations, embraced sustainable finance, and localized ESG strategy in more than 100 facilities across the globe.
Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy boasts new Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Living Mural Creativity & Innovation Lab
HOUSTON, October 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Young Audiences of Houston and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club came together today to celebrate the new sustainable lab at Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy, made possible by a $50,000 grant from Sun Club.
The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Living Mural Creativity & Innovation Lab includes an outdoor classroom, a solar panel array, a rainwater recycling system, a Plant Lab, a Colorscape Lab, and a composting system.
Food insecurity – a complex, multi-faceted issue – threatens over 2 billion people around the world. Digital tools and technology, when deployed intentionally and strategically, can support a range of personalized services for farmers such as agro advisory, best practices, alerts, weather forecasts, and supply chain management to farmers on their mobile phones. This allows farmers to minimize risk by understanding predictive analytics for crop acreage and yield, crop health, soil status, weather and pest forecasts, and resource quality assessment at their fingertips.
Two special sessions to close out the day at Pier Sixty in New York City
The stage is set for the 3BL Forum, bringing together senior leaders from top-tier brands and organizations to discuss how the past 2 ½ years of constant change has altered stakeholder priorities and expectations, creating urgent dialogues and asking the question, “Now What?” The Forum will also highlight new perspectives on sustainability, ESG (environment, social and governance) and business transformation.
Sean Foote and Natasha Chand join Board of Directors
OAKLAND, Calif., October 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA™ announces two organizational changes. Sean Foote and Natasha Chand have been recently appointed to its Board of Directors.
Foote previously served on Fair Trade USA’s Advisory Council for over a decade. He is the co-founder and Managing Director of Co=Creation=Capital, where he advises corporations on establishing and managing their Corporate Venture Capital businesses. For the past 17 years, Foote has taught venture capital and private equity at the University of California’s Haas School of Business.
Earlier this year, Entergy was proud to sponsor Black Tech NOLA, an annual innovation conference created to raise awareness around building an accessible and equitable technology talent pipeline in the New Orleans region. This is the fifth year the event was held in June in downtown New Orleans, coinciding with the annual Essence Music Festival. The three-day event hosted hundreds of industry leaders and global brands together to focus on jobs and career pathways in media, film, gaming, design and music in the technology industry.
NEW YORK, October 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Joseph Kenner, CEO of Greyston Bakery, will take the stage at 3BL Media’s Brands Taking Stands Summit today to announce Greyston’s participation in Unlock Potential (UP) – a Walmart-funded intentional hiring program that is designed to prevent incarceration by providing meaningful career opportunities for young people at the greatest risk of justice system involvement. Kenner states:
SAN DIEGO, October 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) announced that it will host its second annual virtual Environment, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) focused investor event at 9:30 am Pacific Time (12:30 pm Eastern Time), Friday, October 28, 2022.
We were thinking the other day about the enormous challenges posed by climate change to our society -- and the resulting challenges of meeting ambitious goals being set by governments, the private sector, and investors to achieve a "net zero economy” by mid-century. That is not far away. And the pumping of millions of gallons of oil every day to meet the insatiable demands of society is not helping.