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Member News | Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotels join 2017 Earth Hour
  MINNEAPOLIS, BRUSSELS AND SINGAPORE (March 30, 2017): On 25 March, more than 350 Carlson Rezidor Hotels from Fiji to Brussels to Chicago participated in the annual worldwide Earth Hour, a...
Member News | Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotels join 2017 Earth Hour
MINNEAPOLIS, BRUSSELS AND SINGAPORE (March 30, 2017): On 25 March, more than 350 Carlson Rezidor Hotels from Fiji to Brussels to Chicago participated in the annual worldwide Earth Hour, a...
Business Models
by Natalie Grillon, March 30, 2017
As a responsible shopper looking to do the right thing, you might think if a brand is openly talking about their environmental or labor practices, they’re probably legit. And if they show you a...
Marketing and Comms
by Carol Cone, March 30, 2017
We’re continuing our discussion (see part one) on the role of activist brands in today’s roiling political and social climate. Our insights come from the Purpose Collaborative – North America’s...
Organizational Change
by Finn Jackson, March 30, 2017
This is the second in a series of articles examining ‘sustainable leadership’ and what it entails. Read part one. We start our search for sustainable leadership with a quote from Buckminster Fuller...
Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, March 29, 2017
The development of innovative packaging solutions continues to help brands reduce impact and drive future growth. Making good on its commitment to create products from waste materials and create a...
Member News | Sustainable Brands
SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2017 –  Sustainable Brands® recently announced full program details for SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25 at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The conference will...
Member News | UPS
by Gil Golan,
Investing in the Enhancement of Humanitarian and Public Health Supply Chains in Africa and Around the World US 03/29/17 Atlanta, GA From imbedding its logistics experts with the United Nation’s...
Behavior Change
by Sustainable Brands, March 29, 2017
Obesity, mental health problems, air and noise pollution, heat stress and social exclusion — these are just a few of the health and social challenges Europeans face today. But according to a new...
Marketing and Comms
by Matthew Yeomans, March 29, 2017
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (aka Global Goals) are viewed by most in the sustainability community as the biggest opportunity yet for the world to shape a new and better way of...
Member News | Goodwill
The Goodwill store on Forsyth Road is getting a boutique makeover thanks to the art department at Wesleyan College. Under a new partnership with the college, Goodwill has created an artist gallery in...
ICT and Big Data
by Sustainable Brands, March 29, 2017
AT&T has expanded its Smart Cities program by partnering up with the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) — a public-private partnership dedicated to the design and execution of a smart cities plan...
Member News | Ford Motor Company Fund
Bill Ford Better World Challenge volunteers at work in Thailand
Successful corporate philanthropy programs should tie back to a company's core business values, and have strong leadership and support from the top. If a company's corporate giving strategy doesn't...
Member News | Dow
This year, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Habitat for Humanity enter their 35th year of partnership and will add new technologies to help make communities healthier and homes more...
Member News | Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
The Rezidor Hotel Group , one of the world’s most dynamic hotels has published its Annual Report 2016. Themed “Moving Forward in Perpetual Motion,” this year’s annual report is fully digital. The...
Member News | The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative
DETROIT – The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) continues to innovate to uplift its North End Detroit neighborhood with agricultural concepts that transform blighted properties and vacant land...
Collaboration
by Libby MacCarthy, March 28, 2017
The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI), an all-volunteer organization revitalizing Detroit’s North End neighborhood through agriculture, will debut a new recreational space and water-harvesting...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, March 28, 2017
Reducing CO2 emissions and achieving the climate goals outlined in the Paris Agreement requires, amongst other things, the wide-spread adoption of renewable energy sources. While President Trump is...
Cleantech
by Libby MacCarthy, March 28, 2017
Hydrogen fuel cell technology is changing the way we think about mobility. The effectiveness of fuel cells in reducing emissions speaks for itself — the vehicles emit nothing but water vapor — which...
Leadership
by Rosie Warin, March 28, 2017
This is one of a series of interviews that started when Rosie Warin, CEO of culture and communications agency Kin&Co, began having conversations with high–profile, values–driven leaders of...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, March 27, 2017
Applied DNA Sciences, a provider of DNA-based supply chain, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, has introduced a new supply chain platform known as CertainT that certifies authenticity and...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, March 27, 2017
A new study by the International Renewable Energy Agency has made a convincing case for transitioning to a low-carbon economy, demonstrating how embracing renewable energy could result in economic...
Member News | General Motors
GM's John Bradburn works with volunteers to reuse vehicle scrap as insulation.
Leftover scrap sound-deadening material that insulates a variety of Chevrolet engines is now insulating the walls of the NEW Life Center, a jobs development and training facility in Flint,...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, March 27, 2017
$19 trillion — According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), that’s amount the global economy stands to gain if countries rise to the challenge of meeting the goals outlined in the...
Organizational Change
by Dave Stangis, March 27, 2017
This is an excerpt of a chapter from the newly released book, 21st-Century Corporate Citizenship (Emerald Insight, 2017), by Dave Stangis, Chief Sustainability Officer and VP of Corporate...
Member News | Shaw Industries
Distinction recognizes those who drive their companies and the energy management industry forward   Charles Chapman, director of energy and reliability engineering at leading flooring...
Leadership
by Libby MacCarthy, March 24, 2017
Community initiatives constitute a crucial component of the transformation taking place in Detroit, which has seen its fair share of difficulties following deindustrialization. And the Michigan Urban...
Member News | Heineken
Heineken has won the Excellence Award Health...
The Next Economy
by Andrew Winston, March 24, 2017
The CEO of a large industrial company recently described the Trump administration as “the most pro-business since the Founding Fathers.” It’s a popular perception in the business community, with or...
Waste Not
by Libby MacCarthy, March 24, 2017
Food waste is increasingly garnering attention from governments, businesses and private individuals as its impact on both environmental health, food security as well as bottom lines — companies that...
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