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  • New Study Reveals Lighter Environmental Footprint for Fibers Sourced from Flax and Recycled Clothing
    Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) today announced the release of a groundbreaking Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) comparing the environmental performance of ten different raw material sources of manmade cellulose fiber (MMCF). The study examined a broad range of environmental issues, from the time raw materials are obtained from global forests, agricultural operations or other sources, […]
  • Malnutrition Mapping Project Featured by Harvard Kennedy School
    The Malnutrition Mapping Project, a joint effort by Amway and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), is now featured in a Business Partnership Case Study by the Harvard Kennedy School. Providing a detailed explanation of why partnerships like this one between Amway and GAIN are so important, the case study also highlights the benefits of the data […]
  • Moving From Occupational Safety to Worker Health and Well-Being
    The health and well-being of workers, particularly women workers, are vital for development and ripe for management innovation in factories, farms and other industrial operations in poorer countries. Yet there is an enduring mystery:  Why do managers of these formal workplaces – often suppliers to or subsidiaries of multinational corporations – see no problem with […]
  • The Resource Foundation to Host 30th Anniversary Gala on November 1st
    On November 1st, The Resource Foundation (TRF) will host its 30th Anniversary Gala, Spark Opportunity, to celebrate 30 years empowering disadvantaged communities in Latin America and the Caribbean with the skills, knowledge and opportunities they need to improve their lives. Spark Opportunity will be held at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan from 6:30-10:30 […]
  • oekom Impact Study 2017: The Impact of Responsible Investment on Companies Is Increasing
    oekom research concluded in its Impact Study 2017 that the influence of the responsible capital markets is clearly positive. According to companies, the impact that responsible investors, banks and rating agencies have on the company’s sustainability efforts has increased considerably since the last survey in 2013. The sustainability rating agencies play a decisive role in […]
  • Benevity Delivers the Industry’s Most Inclusive Corporate Giving and Volunteering Solution
     Benevity, Inc., the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announced today that its award-winning enterprise solution, Spark, now meets WCAG 2.0 AA standards. With more companies investing in programs that enable their employees to engage in pro-social behaviors—such as giving, matching and volunteering—corporate social responsibility and HR leaders can now provide employees with […]
  • 20 Years on 14% of Wild Seafood Engaged With the MSC Program
  • SC Johnson Provides Support for Earthquake Recovery
    SC Johnson today announced the donation of $100,000 to the Red Cross to help relief efforts following the earthquakes and aftershocks that devastated parts of Mexico. “Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this terrible disaster,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. “SC Johnson has operated in Mexico since […]
  • Five Daily Point of Light Awardees to Be Honored by Five Former Presidents for Disaster Relief Work
     Points of Light will award five Daily Point of Light Awards to volunteers who performed outstanding work in their communities following the devastation of recent hurricanes. The volunteers will be recognized on Oct. 21 during the “Deep From the Heart: The One America Appeal” concert benefitting communities hit by recent natural disasters. The volunteers will be recognized on stage with […]
  • Sustainable Brands Spotlights SB’17 Copenhagen Program
     Sustainable Brands® reveals the full program and networking highlights for its upcoming conference, SB’17 Copenhagen. Between October 30th - November 1st, nearly 400 brand leaders and sustainability strategists will gather at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark to discuss the business opportunity for brands to elevate brand value and loyalty by recognizing a […]