A new opportunity for innovators to pitch sustainable food ideas to industry experts
OAKLAND, Calif., April 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact announces the Forward Food Competition, an opportunity to pitch a sustainable food idea to a panel of industry experts. Applicants can submit their ideas through the Net Impact website until May 15, 2016. The Competition is supported by lead sponsor, Campbell Soup Company, and General Mills.
I’ve been back in the office for a few weeks now, but I’m still – for lack of a better phrase – basking in the glow of my Net Impact experience.
When I left for Seattle, I knew Net Impact is a marquee event where big ideas are discussed and where bold solutions are proposed. But nothing could have prepared me for the experience of being there in person.
Cecily Joseph, Symantec's VP, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer
Corporate responsibility is about more, not less: more value creation, more collaboration, more diversity and more passion. This belief in continuous growth and improvement is central to our approach to corporate responsibility here at Symantec.
Today, there are about seven billion people on the planet. By 2050, that number will grow to nine billion. This rapid rise in the world’s population raises an obvious question: with one billion people already going hungry today, how are two billion more to be fed? Last week, I heard some answers to that question at the Nourishing Nine Billion SolutionLab at Tufts University.
Ray Anderson loved his family. He loved his company and his employees. He grew to love this beautiful blue-green planet and the life upon it. But his alma mater held a special place in his heart. Yes, Ray loved Georgia Tech.
The concept of diversity as a driver of innovation and healthy company culture has been around for a long time. To a large extent, companies have embraced the concept of diversity and inclusion, but there is still a lot of work to be done around integrating a commitment to diversity and inclusion into company culture in ways that result in more engaged employees, improved decision making, and healthier bottom lines. We talk a good talk – but how can we begin to see actual results?
More than 2,000 students and professional leaders from around the world convened in Minneapolis November 6-8, for the 22nd Annual Net Impact Conference – an event to inspire a new generation to create positive social and environmental change in the workplace and the world.
This year’s conference theme was Breaking Boundaries – “leaving limits behind, forging unexpected alliances, and exploring creative solutions – to transform the world.”
Washington, D.C., November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is proud to announce the promotion of Laura Asiala to Vice President of Public Affairs.
Ms. Asiala’s experience building impactful public-private partnership programs makes her an incredible asset to PYXERA Global’s mission and its executive leadership team. She joined PYXERA Global last year as the Senior Director of Client Relations and Public Affairs.
By Kate Kokosinski, Net Impact's Manager, Corporate Partnerships
Diversity and inclusion are essential to creating a truly sustainable future. That's why Net Impact partnered with Symantec Corporation on an important project this year to increase the diversity of our network and bring new opportunities to students in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and women's colleges.