'On Deck’ Events on Every Cruise Raise Funds for the Global Fight Against Cancer
SEATTLE, February 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In honor of World Cancer Day, which was February 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $4.3 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming that began in 2006. Currently, the “On Deck for a Cause” program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Germany and United Kingdom.
By Andrew Winston It’s been an amazing 12 months in the world of sustainable business. From climate change to inequality, the scope of humanity’s biggest environmental and social challenges came into much sharper focus this year — as did the scale and range of opportunities to do something about them. And citizens, using new social media tools and old-fashioned marches, rose up to drive change. Both in response and pre-emptively, the world’s leading companies continued to aggressively pivot their businesses toward more sustainable and innovative ways of operating.
What is biochar? Why is it so promising and exciting?
Biochar is charcoal derived from organic waste that conditions soil, increasing plant and tree growth. Increased growth of healthy foliage in turn helps to create a greener and healthier city. In addition, when mixed with soil, biochar sequesters carbon and enables increased infiltration of storm water run-off, which also helps to combat climate change.
For the second time this year, Bloomberg brought together top newsmakers to the Tokyo office to examine topics critical to Japan – this time to focus on the future of Abenomics and its impact on Japan’s growth potential in 2015.
Off the back of a strong performance in recent elections by the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) which some commentators say reinforces the tailwind behind Abenomics, market participants are closely tracking how the core pillars of reform will materialize.
Bloomberg hosted the “The Year Ahead: 2015″ in Washington, DC on November 13-14, gathering global corporate and policy leaders for a deep dive into economic and industry issues
Bloomberg hosted the “The Year Ahead: 2015″ in Washington, DC on November 13-14, gathering global corporate and policy leaders for a deep dive into the economic and industry issues facing us in the new year.
Global CECP Report Highlights Emerging Market Trend of Mandating CSR Investment
NEW YORK, NY, November 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A one-of-a-kind analysis of global corporate societal investment by region—Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe—analyzed data from 54 large companies representing a total of US $3.6B in cash and non-cash giving across 17 countries.
At the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles last week, top Fox talent and executives gathered to celebrate the launch of the Fox Global Directors Initiative (FDI), a multi-year program from 21st Century Fox and Fox Audience Strategy to promote diverse voices in film, broadcast, cable, and digital. In its first year, FDI will focus on championing the work of female directors. Its inaugural class consists of 20 Director Fellows.
Getting together to think and take action for a more sustainable kind of mobility
Launched in 1998, the Michelin Challenge Bibendum has become a unique international event that brings together thousands of political decision-makers, industry representatives and scientists to discuss sustainable mobility challenges and solutions.
Created in Clermont-Ferrand, where Michelin’s headquarters are located, the Challenge was originally organized around a road rally that allowed participants to introduce and test new engine and energy solutions.