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SOURCE: Points of Light DESCRIPTION:As we approach Memorial Day, we honor fallen heroes and the volunteers who serve their families. Read about Daily Point of Light Award winner Judy Mathewson and nominate an outstanding volunteer you know as a Point of Light. For many kids, Memorial Day is just a day off from school, a taste of summer break. But for some children, it can be a reminder of a loved...
by Vikas Vij SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Technology companies have immense power either to push forward a renewable energy revolution, or to tie down the digital economy to traditional, polluting sources of power. The stakes in greening the Internet are high. If the Internet were a nation, its electricity demand would currently rank sixth. Greenpeace recently released a report titled Clicking...
SCE employees recently launched a company-wide effort to gather donations and thank you cards for troops serving overseas. SOURCE: Edison International DESCRIPTION:Staff Sgt. Lyle Treend served in the U.S. Army as part of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. His time spent fighting for his country overseas was difficult. But one thing that made it a bit easier for Treend and...
Urge participation in activities to honor fallen heroes SOURCE: Sealed Air DESCRIPTION: CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Hope For The Warriors®, and its corporate partner, Sealed Air, have joined together to announce the company’s support for transitional programs such as re-entering the workforce. “We believe those touched by military service can succeed at home by restoring their...
By Doug Oakley SOURCE: SAP DESCRIPTION:BERKELEY -- Skyline High School students in Oakland will have the chance to earn an associate of arts degree at Berkeley City College before they graduate high school under a new program starting in the fall, school officials announced Tuesday.     "Students always have always been able to take community college classes in high school, but this gives...
by Alexis Petru SOURCE: CVS Health DESCRIPTION:Between 10 and 30 percent of all prescription and over-the-counter drugs sold are left unconsumed, according to a State of Washington report, and all those leftover medications pose significant risks to public health and the environment. Drugs that are flushed down the toilet or tossed in the trash can – rather than properly disposed of – can end up...
So far this year, Southern California Edison has had more than 200 requests from farmers for well pump service connections. SOURCE: Edison International DESCRIPTION:California’s Central Valley, the source of a quarter of the nation’s food, not only needs more water, but more horsepower — specifically, to drive pumps that extract groundwater from wells. With surface water scarce, well-pump users...
Report Features Narratives from 148 CEOs SOURCE: TransCanada DESCRIPTION: Across the U.S., CEOs are leading their companies to adopt effective environmental and sustainable business practices. Business Roundtable's 2015 sustainability report details how companies are pursuing innovative strategies to create jobs, grow the economy and sustain and enhance the quality of life in America and around...
SOURCE: Cone Communications DESCRIPTION:While the urgent support needed for many social and environmental issues is no laughing matter, sometimes a dose of humor is just what is needed to motivate people to support important causes. This is the lesson learned from the U.K.'s #1 television fundraising event, which over a span of thirty years has raised more than $1 billion in donations. For the...
In honor of International Day for Biological Diversity, we take a look at how GM protects ecosystems across 5 continents SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:Today is International Day for Biological Diversity, the United Nations’ annual observance to increase understanding and awareness of issues affecting ecosystems. But here at GM, it’s no different than any other day. Our employees have a...