Sustainability is a consideration in both design and day-to-day actions. It means thinking about people, the environment, and systems, and how they're all interdependent. It means not shortchanging tomorrow by just thinking about today. For more than a century, the World Scouting Organization has been a leader in conservation. In the next 100 years, Scouting is taking the initiative to a new level — from stewardship to sustainability, and from “leave no trace” to leaving the world a better place.
World Organization of the Scout Movement is tagged in 4 stories.
8 months ago
- REI, Danone, Interface, National Geographic and others sharing insights, new tools and research data
SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands '18 Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia. Over 2,000 business executives along with their teams from 33+ countries are attending the conference and Activation Hub.
2 years ago
- The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) made history on Monday, announcing that it will begin accepting members based not on the gender listed on their birth certificates, but by the gender indicated on their application. The new policy, which is effective immediately, opens the door for transgender boys to join both the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts programs.
With communities and state laws interpreting gender identity differently, BSA felt the practice of determining eligibility based on an individual’s birth certificate — which they have done for more than a century — was no longer sufficient.