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All Blog Posts Tagged 'water' (15)

Global Compact Launches Web Platform to Mobilize Business for Rio+20

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY – January 23, 2012 – The UN Global Compact today launched a new website – compact4rio.org – in support of the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum: Innovation & Collaboration for the Future We…

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Added by David Martel on February 5, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Kraft Foods Sets New Sustainability Targets; EPA Gives Smart Growth Award to Five Cities - CSR Minute for December 20, 2011

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Kraft has reported on its environmental impacts as a global food company. The study focuses on the company’s response to climate change, land and water use, and sets targets for improvement in operations by the end of 2015. Goals include an increase in sustainable sourcing of commodities by 25 percent; a reduction in energy and water use by 15 percent in…

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Added by David Martel on December 20, 2011 at 3:27pm — No Comments

CSR Minute for December 13, 2011 New Belgium Brewing Reports Sales Increase as Sustainable Business ; Oregon Christmas Tree Farms Certify as Sustainable

Cross post from 3BLMedia

New Belgium Brewing reports a seven percent sales increase in its craft beer brands for 2011. The company operates on a sustainable business model, with ownership and decision-making shared among its 425 workers. New Belgium also pays 100 percent of health insurance premiums and matches 401(k) contributions. Its charitable giving…

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Added by David Martel on December 13, 2011 at 10:59am — No Comments

CSR Minute for December 13, 2011 New Belgium Brewing Reports Sales Increase as Sustainable Business ; Oregon Christmas Tree Farms Certify as Sustainable

Cross post from 3BLMedia

New Belgium Brewing reports a seven percent sales increase in its craft beer brands for 2011. The company operates on a sustainable business model, with ownership and decision-making shared among its 425 workers. New Belgium also pays 100 percent of health insurance premiums and matches 401(k) contributions. Its charitable giving…

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Added by David Martel on December 13, 2011 at 10:59am — No Comments

Xylem Employee Volunteers Build Water Tower in India

Cross post from 3BLMedia

About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through…

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 7:11am — No Comments

PepsiCo's $8 Million Water.org Commitment Boosts India

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia - PepsiCo's $8 Million Water.org Commitment Boosts India

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Added by David Martel on November 27, 2011 at 12:53pm — No Comments

The Most Important Fact About Your CSR

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia

 

Blog Post From Public Address System

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Added by David Martel on November 15, 2011 at 5:34am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Johnson & Johnson Launches "Healthy Future 2015," Sustainability Plan; Fidelity Bank of Kenya Supports Clean Water

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Johnson and Johnson has launched Healthy Future 2015, a five-year strategic roadmap for its citizenship and sustainability priorities. The plan extends the company’s commitment to address global health needs. It includes goals ranging from providing affordable access…

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Added by David Martel on July 22, 2011 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Water Conservation Tips

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Save water on World Oceans Day with this Green Guide Tip of the Week - turn off the faucet! Conserve this precious resource, water, as much as possible by shutting off the faucet when you brush your teeth, shave, even lather up. You can save gallons of water by doing so. One of my tips additionally is to plant native plants in your backyard or wherever you…

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Added by David Martel on June 9, 2011 at 9:03am — No Comments

The Water/ Energy Link

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Added by David Martel on March 23, 2010 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Managing Water From Strategy to Supply Chain

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia





April 8 1pm EST - 2pm EST, Webinar

Explore the business case for an integrated approach to water resource management. With a focus on the risks and opportunities related to freshwater resource management, this webinar will help

companies navigate this multi-layered and complex social and

environmental crisis. CBSR will share its Integrated Water…

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Added by David Martel on March 17, 2010 at 9:42am — No Comments

Social Entrepreneur Uses Crowd Sourcing and Crowd Funding Connects Progressive Tech & Developing Countries

Ten years ago social entrepreneur Ewa Wojkowska arrived in East Timor with her sleeves rolled up as an Australian volunteer for an NGO. Today she works behind a computer in Brooklyn. It might sound sexier, but she’s working just as hard to deliver aid to people who need it.



Last month Change Agent Ewa and her partner Toshihiro, another former UN worker and social entrepreneur, created…

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Added by Jennifer Simckowitz on March 11, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Timberland Partners with Changents.com to Introduce '09 Earthkeeper Heroes

Timberland introduced its '09 roster of Earthkeeper Heroes, reinforcing its commitment to helping individuals become catalysts of environmental movements around the world. In partnership with Changents.com, Timberland is creating a unique consumer engagement engine to "break" emerging eco-change agents onto the global environmental… Continue

Added by Jennifer Simckowitz on August 28, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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