3BL Feed | Green News

By Sabari Raja, Nepris, and Jason Leiker, AT&T SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION:A recent Gallup poll of 1 million students in the U.S. found that only half report feeling engaged in school and one-fifth are actively disengaged. The poll showed engagement levels decline significantly as students get older, bottoming out in 11th grade. According to Gallup, several things might help explain this...
SOURCE: Major League Baseball Players Trust DESCRIPTION:By Ben Hershey, Alexandria, VA During my sophomore year of high school I spent a week at a work camp in the rural mountains of western Virginia where we repaired houses for low-income families who had fallen into hard times. At the end of the camp, our group was asked by the leaders to share what we got out of the week. My answer was this: "...
SOURCE: 3BL Media, LLC DESCRIPTION:While Alberta’s oil sands have been shut down due to fire and while the political debate about coal use heats up, the renewable energy sector keeps on making temperature-reducing progress, and on several fronts. More companies have committed to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the latest including Mars, IKEA, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, and Adobe, who join...
Findings From The Tialogue Negotiations SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION:Trialogue negotiations for the EU conflict minerals regulation continued on May 11th. Members of the EU Council, EU Commission and the EU Parliament met in Strasbourg, France to further discuss the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation. While the three parties continued to negotiate over mandatory vs. voluntary reporting...
MGM Resorts International's Chief Sustainability Officer learned some valuable lessons about the importance of conservation while growing up on a ranch in Utah SOURCE: MGM Resorts International DESCRIPTION:Chief Sustainability Officer Cindy Ortega discusses how her time on a ranch influences her view on sustainability. To learn more, please visit MGMThink.com. Related reading: SNAPSHOT:...
SOURCE: National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) DESCRIPTION:NAEM’s 2016 Planning for a Sustainable Future benchmarks progress on the new initiatives that are on the minds of, if not yet in the budgets of those directing sustainability at leadership companies. Using direct quotes from in-depth interviews, NAEM’s report provides a behind-the-scenes look at the latest ideas that...
SOURCE: Sanofi DESCRIPTION:Meet Judy and discover the importance of knowing how to adapt and to listen in order to understand each patient. Watch more Sanofi videos! Vist our YouTube page at Sanofi TV!   About SanofiSanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human...
Follow these nine suggestions to transform your business into a zero waste facility. They’ll help the environment – and make your employees happier. SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:Businesses generate billions of tons of industrial solid waste each year, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. Much of it gets dumped in landfills, which become hubs for wasted resources and...
Meet the Wendy’s franchisee biking across America for children in foster care SOURCE: Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption DESCRIPTION:Where the rubber meets the road. A cliché for where the hard work takes place, but for Wendy’s franchisee Ed Anderson, it’s truly where he plans to raise $1 million for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. After months of training, Ed will strap on his bike...
Strategic approach and culinary solutions like Mindful by Sodexo saved consumers 13.5 million calories in 2015 SOURCE: Sodexo, Inc. DESCRIPTION:GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 20, 2016 — Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced today that Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) named Sodexo one of five finalists for the PHA Partner of the Year Award. The recognition is presented...