Retailer plans to reduce carbon emissions in China by 2030
Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to slash pollution and prioritize living standards over unbridled growth. On the other side of the globe in Bentonville, Arkansas, the world’s largest retailer is signing on.
How original thinking is bringing greener, safer electricity to CLP's customers
Imagine the scene: It’s a hot and humid early summer evening and you are about to enjoy a family dinner at home. Then you receive a text message telling you that your air-conditioner has been adjusted by two degrees and you can earn a credit on your next energy bill if you keep it at that level for the next two hours. It is up to you to make the choice.
GENEVA, February 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) release the second case study in a series designed to provide insights into the sustainability reporting trends across various countries covered by the Reporting Exchange.
The organization’s first China office will promote global engagement in the Chinese business community
SHANGHAI, January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- PYXERA Global celebrated the opening of its first China office in a signing ceremony this January. The ceremony marked the formal issuance of PYXERA Global’s registration with the Shanghai Public Security Bureau, the final step in establishing the organization under the Shanghai Council for the Promotion of International Trade.
SynTao, a leading CSR professional body in Mainland China hosts discussions on sustainability as the engine of future business
January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SynTao, Mainland China and Hong Kong’s Global Exchange local authority and a leading CSR professional body today hosted the 2018 CRO Global Summit – Sustainability, the Engine of Future Business in Shanghai. The Summit includes discussions around the approaches of the future of business driven by sustainability and the implementation of the SDGs in the Chinese market. Four topics are part of the agenda:
VMware’s comprehensive and industry-leading services and solutions made a big impact in China in 2017, earning 12 social honors from commercial, IT, consumer media, and local authorities. While cloud technology is empowering enterprises to achieve business success in today’s multi-cloud era, VMware's sustainability initiatives and new experience center will continue to encourage the company’s brand growth and enhanced reputation in China.
HP uses shipping materials made from straw to help reduce environmental and health concerns.
Each year, as farmers across China harvest their crops, more than 600 million tons of straw are left behind. Unfortunately, a large portion of the remaining stalks are simply burned to quickly and cost effectively clear fields for the next harvest.
Keone Kela of the Texas Rangers uses baseball to connect with kids around the world
Major League Baseball pitcher Keone Kela doesn't do anything half-hearted.
So it came as no surprise that the hard-throwing Texas Rangers reliever made it his off-season mission to genuinely connect with young people both in the United States and China.
Kela, who won't turn 25 until the third week of his fourth season with the Rangers several months from now, has already accomplished a lot for his age. He's pitched most of the past three years out of the Rangers' bullpen, earning a reputation for a competitive approach and a four-seam fastball he can dial up to 100 mph.
Despite rapid economic growth that has benefited many, hundreds of millions of people in China still remain outside the formal financial system without access to safe and affordable financial products. One of the biggest unmet financial needs is insurance. Salaried and wage-earning Chinese workers sometimes have insurance through their jobs, but many employees, especially those in social services, are severely underserved, and casual or self-employed workers are likely to have no coverage at all.