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BetterWorld's 'Phone for Phone' Mobile Service Combines Affordable Plans, Social Impact
BetterWorld's 'Phone for Phone' Mobile Service Combines Affordable Plans, Social Impact

9 years ago - Socially conscious mobile provider BetterWorld Wireless, in collaboration with Sprint, today launches its Phone for PhoneTM mobile service, which will provide digital access to people in need by donating a mobile device for every qualified new US mobile customer.

IBM, Kohl's, Sprint Honored by EPA for Climate Leadership
IBM, Kohl's, Sprint Honored by EPA for Climate Leadership

10 years ago - IBM, Sprint, Boeing and several other brands were among this year’s winners of the EPA's Climate Leadership Awards. Nineteen awards were given to 15 organizations and two individuals in the public and private sectors for their leadership in addressing climate change by reducing carbon pollution.The EPA says the awards recognize and incentivize exemplary corporate, organizational and individual leadership in response to climate change. Award recipients represent a wide array of industries, including finance, manufacturing, retail, technology, higher education and local government. The 2014 Climate Leadership Award recipients are:Organizational Leadership Award: City of Chula Vista; Sprint; and University of California, Irvine

BMW, HP, BT Top Inaugural CDP Index of Companies Demanding Top Climate Performance from Suppliers
BMW, HP, BT Top Inaugural CDP Index of Companies Demanding Top Climate Performance from Suppliers

10 years ago - CDP, with the help of FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), a pioneer in environmental and sustainability business solutions, has announced the debut publication of the Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index (SCPLI), a new evaluation and benchmarking tool for CDP supply chain members and suppliers.

Sprint Takes HFC Technology to Rooftops with Help from Department of Energy
Sprint Takes HFC Technology to Rooftops with Help from Department of Energy

10 years ago - Sprint announced today it will deploy hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) technology as backup power to its rooftop network sites thanks to a grant from the Department of Energy (DOE). The solution should allow for lower site maintenance and cleaner network energy sources and will increase network survivability during power outages.

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Top 10 Ways Brands Used Their Power to Create a More Sustainable World in 2013
Top 10 Ways Brands Used Their Power to Create a More Sustainable World in 2013

10 years ago - 2013 was a banner year for companies using their muscle to drive transformative change, both internally and globally. Without further ado, here is just a taste of some of the progress we found most inspiring.

BBMG-SHFT Partnership Helping Brands Engage Savvy, Values-Driven Consumers
BBMG-SHFT Partnership Helping Brands Engage Savvy, Values-Driven Consumers

10 years ago - Last month, brand innovation consultancy BBMG and sustainable-lifestyle platform SHFT announced they are joining forces on a new branded content offering for organizations aiming to reach and engage Aspirational consumers, a fast-growing consumer segment that cares about looking good, feeling good and doing good.Combining BBMG’s consumer insights and brand-building expertise with SHFT’s creative and production capacity and the SHFT.com lifestyle platform, the partnership offers a new approach to developing and delivering original branded content designed to disrupt and delight.

Sprint Offering Buyback Credit on All Phones to Encourage Trade-Ins on America Recycles Day
Sprint Offering Buyback Credit on All Phones to Encourage Trade-Ins on America Recycles Day

10 years ago - Despite being the No. 3 wireless carrier in the United States, Sprint leads the industry in phone recycling. Last year, Sprint reclaimed 4.4 million phones through voluntary collection programs — compared to AT&T’s 3.1 million and Verizon’s 3 million — and in September, Guinness World Records recognized Sprint for shattering the record for the number of cellular phones recycled in one week: 103,582 cellular phones, more than double the previous record.

Unilever, KT, Nestlé Top Tomorrow’s Value Rating 2013
Unilever, KT, Nestlé Top Tomorrow’s Value Rating 2013

10 years ago - Unilever, KT and Nestlé lead the Tomorrow’s Value Rating 2013 (TVR), which recognizes companies that increasingly demonstrate “clarity of vision and innovation in their pursuit of a sustainable business model.”Sprint, Vodafone, Iberdrola, E.ON, BMW, Ford and Deutsche Telekom rounded out the top 10. Two Tomorrows, the sustainability strategy consultancy that created the rating, says the average for the top 10 this year is 83 percent compared to 55 percent in 2010. While the average score across the companies rated has varied only slightly over recent years, in that time the highest scores have gotten higher. There also is a growing gap between sustainability leaders and laggards, the report says.

SHFT and BBMG Join Forces to Create Branded Content Offering
SHFT and BBMG Join Forces to Create Branded Content Offering

10 years ago - BBMG and SHFT are joining forces to announce a new branded content offering for organizations aiming to reach and engage Aspirational consumers, a fast-growing consumer segment that cares about looking good, feeling good and doing good.Combining BBMG’s consumer insights and brand-building expertise with SHFT’s creative and production capacity and the SHFT.com lifestyle platform, the partnership offers a powerful new approach to developing and delivering original branded content designed to disrupt and delight. The new initiative launches with an impressive roster of clients, including Sprint and Recyclebank.

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Inspiring the Supply Chain: Sprint's New Supplier Booklet
Inspiring the Supply Chain: Sprint's New Supplier Booklet

10 years ago - As the sustainability world places increased focus on supply chain issues, there’s no doubt that any corporation on an authentic CSR journey needs to carefully examine the impacts of its entire supply chain. In fact, according to the United Nations Global Compact’s recently published Global Corporate Sustainability Report, supply chain management is the single greatest barrier to large companies advancing to the next level of sustainability performance.

Sprint Breaks Guinness World Record for Most Cell Phones Recycled in One Week
Sprint Breaks Guinness World Record for Most Cell Phones Recycled in One Week

10 years ago - Sprint has long been the industry leader in cell phone recycling. Now the wireless carrier has a Guinness World Records® achievement to prove it.This week Guinness World Records recognized Sprint for shattering the record for the number of cellular phones recycled in one week: 103,582 cellular phones, more than double the previous record.“We are committed to keeping old cell phones out of landfills and are so pleased that our customers supported us during this record-setting week, as they regularly do throughout the year,” said Jaime Jones, senior vice president of consumer sales at Sprint.

Sprint Breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Record for the Most Cell Phones Recycled in One Week
Sprint Breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Record for the Most Cell Phones Recycled in One Week

10 years ago - OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Sept. 4, 2013 – Sprint (NYSE: S) has long been the industry leader in cell phone recycling. Now the wireless carrier has a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement to prove it. This week GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS recognized Sprint for shattering the record for the number of cellular phones recycled in one week: 103,582 cellular phones, more than double the previous record. “We are committed to keeping old cell phones out of landfills and are so pleased that our customers supported us during this record-setting week, as they regularly do throughout the year,” said Jaime Jones, senior vice president of consumer sales at Sprint.

Top 13 Data Nuggets from SB'13
Top 13 Data Nuggets from SB'13

10 years ago - As we warm up for this year’s New Metrics conference (#NewMetrics) in September, we thought we’d take the opportunity to highlight the data quotes that received the most attention at SB’13 last month. With over 32 million impressions during the week of the conference alone, the #sb13con hashtag was a strong indicator of what is catching immediate fire. Without further ado, here are the 13 data points that created the most noise:Correlation Between Sustainability and Brand Strength

Raucous Debate, Product Innovations, Women, Biodiversity Celebrated in Sessions on SB '13 Day Three
Raucous Debate, Product Innovations, Women, Biodiversity Celebrated in Sessions on SB '13 Day Three

10 years ago - The afternoon of day three at SB ’13 continued with more insightful discussions covering an array of timely topics.

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Brands Explore Ways to Drive Change, Engage Stakeholders in Round One of SB '13 Breakouts
Brands Explore Ways to Drive Change, Engage Stakeholders in Round One of SB '13 Breakouts

10 years ago - Following a morning of engaging plenaries, Tuesday afternoon began the breakout portion of the SB ’13 conference, with twelve sessions exploring topics across six tracks: Communications; Strategy & Metrics; Employee Engagement & Organizational Change; Manufacturing & Supply Chain; Product & Service Innovation; and Consumer Insights & Behavior Change.

Surprises in Smaller Packages: What Sprint Learned From an LCA of Its Packaging Improvements
Surprises in Smaller Packages: What Sprint Learned From an LCA of Its Packaging Improvements

10 years ago - For the millions of customers who purchase wireless devices and accessories each year, packaging is one of the most tangible ways to understand a company’s commitment to environmental responsibility. It’s often our first chance at a good impression, and it’s an area where small changes can add up to big differences — in everything from brand recognition to our bottom line. At Sprint, we’ve invested considerable time and resources into creating greener packaging solutions; as a result of our careful research and analysis — and our partnership with Deutsch Design Works (DDW) — we’ve overhauled packaging across nearly all Sprint-branded product lines.

White Paper: Sprint Improved Packaging Sustainability 55 Percent in Three Years
White Paper: Sprint Improved Packaging Sustainability 55 Percent in Three Years

10 years ago - According to a recently published white paper, Sprint [NYSE: S] has made drastic improvements in the environmental impact of its device packaging. The paper, The Evolution of Greener Device Packaging at Sprint, closely examines the impacts of Sprint-branded device packaging from 2009 to 2012.

Cisco, Google Top Greenpeace's Cool IT Leaderboard for Energy Innovation
Cisco, Google Top Greenpeace's Cool IT Leaderboard for Energy Innovation

10 years ago - “Tech giants have the capacity to lead society to cleaner, smarter energy systems, as both Cisco and Google have demonstrated,” announced Greenpeace International Senior IT analyst Gary Cook. The two companies tied for first place in a recent evaluation of the top 21 IT and telecom firms that prioritize energy solutions to climate change as a core aspect of their business model.

13 Hot Business Model Innovations to Follow in 2013
13 Hot Business Model Innovations to Follow in 2013

10 years ago - Last week we started a series of four "hot lists" outlining key developments worth following in our community this year. Our first installment highlighted 13 hot sustainable products; today we look at 13 hot business model innovations that are creating new markets or transforming existing ones. Here they are:

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AT&T, Mattel Top CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens List
AT&T, Mattel Top CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

11 years ago - CR magazine last week released its 2013 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, which ranks companies based on disclosure and performance measures covering environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance and philanthropy.