By Vikas Ahuja,Director of ECS Sales and Marketing, SCS Global Services
It’s hard to believe, but the term “zero waste” has been around for more than 40 years. It was first used by a chemist, Paul Palmer, who noticed an abundance of clean chemicals being discarded by high-tech businesses in a newly developing area of northern California which we’ve all come to know as Silicon Valley. He saw a need for identifying new uses for the chemicals and a new concept of zero waste was born.
A small pebble dropped into a pond will send out ripples that carry across the stretch of water, bouncing off the opposite shore and sending waves back. “Ripple effect” is something we hear often as a business metaphor. We are focused today on the powerful ripple effect of carbon emissions through the economy, through a company’s global supply chain, and on through the regulatory universe as more governments take up pricing schemes on emissions, and so on.
Herbalife Nutrition and Feed the Children stand together to support the world's growing nutrition needs
The pandemic has impacted the world in ways no one could have imagined. Seemingly overnight, global supply chains were disrupted, businesses came to a standstill, and the population grappled with the most significant health crisis in a generation. The pandemic laid bare another global challenge – hunger.
As many of us know from the pictures of food pantry lines that wrapped around blocks early on in the pandemic, food insecurity rose rapidly over the past year. In the face of that need, amongst many other rising basic needs, the business community reconsidered many of its long-held beliefs on community impact and saw the crisis as a way to shape new approaches to social change.
In today's episode of the Social Impact Show, we discuss best practices for workplace giving campaigns and how to increase participation and employee engagement. We explore how to find your workplace giving champions, asking for budget, and how to measure your programs.
Duke Energy’s 2020 Sustainability Report details clean energy transition, progress on environmental and social issues
In a challenging 2020, two achievements defined Duke Energy – progress on its climate goals and support for customers, communities and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In its 2020 Sustainability Report released April 28, the company said it has reduced carbon emissions by more than 40 percent since 2005 and is on track to achieve its goal of reducing carbon emissions at least 50 percent by 2030. The company intends to cut carbon emissions to net-zero by 2050.
CEOs can use Gallup’s 5 ESG items to benchmark employees’ perceptions and attitudes
NEW YORK, April 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) and Gallup, the global advice and analytics firm, announced a strategic collaboration to help companies benchmark and make progress on important metrics related to corporate purpose and sustainability. Through this partnership, Gallup will offer five scientifically validated question items that map to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting standards--the Gallup Sustainability 5 (GS5).
Herbalife Nutrition recognized in Mongolia as Green Hero for recycling and environmental sustainability efforts.
As a global company present in more than 90 countries, environmental sustainability is an integral part of our business strategy. Herbalife Nutrition focuses on reducing packaging material and developing new product packaging solutions that are safe, functional, and environmentally friendly to promote a sustainable future.