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SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION: General Motors is committed to building efficient vehicles in a responsible manner, reducing its footprint and strengthening its communities around the world. As part of those efforts,  General Motors is the first automaker in North America to use new generative design software technology from Bay Area-based software company Autodesk. The technology is key to...
Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas joins nonprofit consultancy with an eye towards strategic growth, greater corporate reach, and increasing impact SOURCE: CECP: The CEO Force for Good DESCRIPTION:NEW YORK, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CECP: The CEO Force for Good announced the addition of Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas as Managing Director, an integral part of CECP’s senior leadership team. As a CEO-led coalition of...
SOURCE: GreenMoney Journal DESCRIPTION:As the award-winning GreenMoney Journal ( http://GreenMoneyJournal.com ) wraps up its 25th Anniversary Year of publishing relevant news on sustainable business and impact investing, we bring you our 3rd Annual All-Videos Issue. We’ve selected films from innovative leaders in the interconnected worlds of Impact Investing, Corporate Responsibility and...
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Garden Stories Video Series SOURCE: Scotts Miracle-Gro DESCRIPTION:Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens, the 4th Street Farms in Columbus, Ohio. The...
SOURCE: Schneider Electric DESCRIPTION:Without a doubt, today’s electricity grid is the largest and most complex machine in the world. Flying over a city at night gives one an appreciation for just how sprawling and interconnected this modern marvel is. One can think about nearly every twinkling light on the ground below as an asset connected to the grid ecosystem. Many questions arise as we look...
CECP presents 2018 Charles H. Moore Award to Heather Nesle, President of New York Life Foundation, recognized for leadership in corporate community engagement SOURCE: CECP: The CEO Force for Good DESCRIPTION:NEW YORK, May 22, 2018, /3BL Media/ – CECP: The CEO Force for Good will convene the 2018 CECP Summit: Leading Through Complexity May 22-23, 2018 in NYC, bringing together 250 corporate...
by Barrett Nash and Peter Kariuki, Co-Founders of SafeMotos SOURCE: Business Call to Action (BCtA) DESCRIPTION:SafeMotos is proud to announce our new version of our smart phone application: what we believe to be the most localized piece of software ever built by an African startup. It’s been a rocky journey though, with many missteps along the way. Our hope is that we can pass on some of my...
by Catherine Paquette, Business Analyst, Global Energy Management and Sustainability (GEMS) SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. DESCRIPTION:We may not always remember to “stop and smell the roses,” but slowing down and appreciating the natural beauty all around us can serve as a reminder of lucky we are to call planet Earth our home. Last month, employees around the world came together to do just that;...
SOURCE: 3BL Forum DESCRIPTION:LGBTQ Rights on the Line The Big Story"The Big Story" in this week’s edition of the Brands Taking Stands Newsletter focuses on the issue of companies supporting LGBTQ rights. The issue continues to be a crossroads for private-public conflict, as business pushes back against public policy perceived as discriminatory. This kind of legislation runs counter to stepped up...
By Barry Parkin SOURCE: Mars, Incorporated DESCRIPTION:I’ve recently begun to wonder if we’re moving away from the world of commodities as we’ve known them for hundreds of years. The buying, selling, trading and hedging of commodities like cocoa, grains and energy have been stalwarts of global trade. For decades, people in corporate procurement have sourced raw materials from around the world...