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SOURCE: Yum! Brands DESCRIPTION:The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has issued a new report detailing the retail industry's involvement with LEED and the impact of globally recognized green buildings on the consumer experience. The LEED in Motion report outlines the many ways LEED certification delivers a superior consumer experience, including the benefits of circulating fresh air, setting a...
by Vikas Vij SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Green building is more than just a development trend. It involves a range of environmental aspects such as emissions reduction, water conservation, storm water management, temperature moderation, and waste reduction. Greenbuild 2014, the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, which began in New Orleans, highlights these aspects...
SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION:To quote American nature writer Kenneth Brower, “A living planet is a rare thing, perhaps the rarest thing in the universe, and a very tenuous experiment at best.” A living planet is comprised of complex ecosystems that nourish myriad species, each one interdependent, relying on the others to play their role to such perfection that only exists in nature....
Hillary Clinton tops our list of leaders shaping the way we make, think, and build SOURCE: MGM Resorts International DESCRIPTION:Introduction by Liz Davey The challenge of sustainability has opened new opportunities in fields long filled by men. Some jobs are completely new; others require new approaches to old tasks. The recipients of the inaugural Women in Sustainability Leadership Award,...
SOURCE: Taproot Foundation DESCRIPTION:Long-term volunteer service shows your commitment and passion to potential employers and often your dedication can connect you with a job. LinkedIn offers an easy way to showcase your volunteer experiences. List your volunteer projects and skills used in the “Volunteering Experience & Causes” section and mention your service with pro bono agencies. When...
A Lesson from Morgan Stanley SOURCE: VolunteerMatch SUMMARY:Morgan Stanley doesn’t just encourage its employees to volunteer. It challenges them. DESCRIPTION:It’s Pro Bono Week 2014! Join us in celebrating the amazing volunteers who donate their professional skills to great causes. Today’s featured company: Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley doesn’t just encourage its employees to volunteer. It ...
National Charities Include: ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals On Wheels®, and National Park Foundation SOURCE: Subaru of America SUMMARY:Subaru of America, Inc. has announced it will donate $15 million to charitable partners during its seventh annual “Share the Love” event.  DESCRIPTION:  CHERRY HILL, NJ, October 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. has announced it will donate $15 million...
By D.J. Miller, vice president of marketing, customer service and retail, FedEx Express SOURCE: FedEx Corporation DESCRIPTION:It is no secret that FedEx team members participate in community service projects year-round. But every year, during FedEx Cares Week, it is truly inspiring to see so many team members from the global FedEx family come together to support their communities in meaningful...
SOURCE: Mary Kay DESCRIPTION:Mary Kay and Loveisrespect.org recently released the stark results of the 2014 Truth About Abuse Survey. With one in three young adults experiencing physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse in a dating relationship we need to be talking about this. Out of the 500 teen and young adults surveyed, 57 percent waited six months or more before seeking any help while 40...
These easy tips will keep your clothes refreshed and looking like new for seasons to come. SOURCE: Recyclebank DESCRIPTION:As we ease into the autumn months, we’re putting away all of our summer outfits and breaking out the wooly knits and cashmeres that have been hiding out under our beds and in our attics for the last few months.. It’s important to keep those clothes lively so they can keep us...