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General Motors: How Companies Can Protect the Nation’s Pollinators
General Motors: How Companies Can Protect the Nation’s Pollinators

PRESS RELEASE - Pollinators – bees, bats, butterflies and more – may be small in size, but they have a huge impact on our lives. Scientists estimate one out of every three bites of food we eat exist because of them. Without pollinators, our diets would be limited. Companies, however, can play a role in protecting them.

Eastman Partnerships Promote Positive Change Around the World
Eastman Partnerships Promote Positive Change Around the World

PRESS RELEASE - Eastman team members are committed to investing in their communities, no matter where they are. At the Kohtla-Järve (KJ) site, team members have been involved in a number of endeavors that have made an impact in that small Estonian community. Eastman began observing Earth Day events in 2013 in KJ. Volunteers recently used their time and talent to continue a tree planting project that was started last year. In a commitment to environmental stewardship, 10 trees were planted last year in front of the administrative building, and another 10 trees were added this year.

Timberland Launch "Buy One. Plant One." Initiative
Timberland Launch "Buy One. Plant One." Initiative

PRESS RELEASE - At Timberland we love trees and we have a vision of a world where children are more connected to nature. And what a better time to plant a tree than when school starts again, after a nice summer break? From August 15th to September 15th Timberland, in partnership with Pur Projet, will plant a tree for every pair of kids shoes sold, and the geo-localization tool will allow every child to locate on a map where his tree will be planted. All trees will be planted in Transylvania, where landscapes have been marked by extensive agriculture and original forests have long been cleared.

The UPS Foundation Advances Global Forestry Initiative
The UPS Foundation Advances Global Forestry Initiative

PRESS RELEASE - 7 million trees planted in 52 countries around the world  Foundation to award millions in environmental grants US 08/31/16

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Latest Report Shows Kingfisher's 'Personal' Commitment to Net Positive
Latest Report Shows Kingfisher's 'Personal' Commitment to Net Positive

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Kingfisher — parent company of European home-improvement chains B&Q, Castorama, Brico Depot, Screwfix and Koçtaş — has published its Sustainability Report 2015/16, which details its progress towards becoming a restorative, Net Positive business.

The Regenerative Business Prize: Search Is On for Company That Exemplifies Principles of Regeneration
The Regenerative Business Prize: Search Is On for Company That Exemplifies Principles of Regeneration

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Regenerative Business Alliance — a subsidiary of the Carol Sanford Institute (CSI) — has launched the search for its 1st annual Regenerative Business Prizewinner. This prize will recognize a business that is taking on practices of enlightened disruption, drawing on the regenerative principles of living systems.

Lessons from Spirituality, Nature and Business on the Meaning of Purpose and How to Activate It
Lessons from Spirituality, Nature and Business on the Meaning of Purpose and How to Activate It

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - The purpose of business is changing. While historically, business students have been taught that the purpose of business solely is to increase investors’ profits — known as the Friedman Doctrine — the most successful brands are searching for a deeper meaning. Defining and activating purpose in business was the key theme of Tuesday evening’s plenaries at Sustainable Brands 2016. While Millennials often receive credit for compelling companies to embrace higher ideals, this actually is something all generations of demanded, said Shannon Schuyler, Chief Purpose Officer at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). However, because Millennials are such a large demographic and constantly communicate via technology, their voices are being heard.

ThriveAbility: A Framework for Improving Capitalism, Activating Purpose
ThriveAbility: A Framework for Improving Capitalism, Activating Purpose

NEW METRICS - On the week’s theme of Activating Purpose, ThriveAbility Foundation co-founders Robin Wood, Ralph Thurm and Bill Baue led a Monday morning workshop on “thriveability,” their model for a regenerative, multi-capital economy.

Toyota is Ready to Catch Some Rays in Plano
Toyota is Ready to Catch Some Rays in Plano

PRESS RELEASE -  Toyota is Ready to Catch Some Rays in Plano   Toyota’s New Plano Campus Will Get 25 Percent of Power from the Sun Plano, Texas and San Diego, Calif. (June 6, 2016) – It might not be the sunshine state, but Texas gets its fair share of sun.  And when Toyota moves into its new North American headquarters next year, the automaker plans to “catch a ray.”

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Fetzer Vineyards Using Regenerative Filtration, Worms, Microbes to Treat 100% of Winery Wastewater
Fetzer Vineyards Using Regenerative Filtration, Worms, Microbes to Treat 100% of Winery Wastewater

WASTE NOT - Fetzer Vineyards, a leader in regenerative winegrowing, is revolutionizing the way U.S. wineries conserve water, announcing today that it will install the BioFiltro BIDA® System at its Mendocino winery. In doing so, Fetzer — a certified B Corp — will become the first American winery to use the closed-loop biological wastewater treatment system to process 100 percent of its winery wastewater.

41 Energy Companies Accept EPA Challenge to Reduce Methane Emissions
41 Energy Companies Accept EPA Challenge to Reduce Methane Emissions

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Duke Energy, PG&E, National Grid and TransCanada Pipelines are among the 41 energy companies that have accepted a challenge from the EPA to reduce their methane emissions.

RIT Joins Group of Universities Furthering Global Understanding of Circular Economy
RIT Joins Group of Universities Furthering Global Understanding of Circular Economy

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Rochester Institute of Technology has become a Pioneer University within the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF)’s Higher Education program, joining a select group of universities worldwide dedicated to accelerating a global transition to a regenerative, circular economy.

Coastal Resiliency Project Crowned Winner of 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge
Coastal Resiliency Project Crowned Winner of 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) has announced that a comprehensive climate change adaptation and community development project, Living Breakwaters has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Fuller Challenge, what has been dubbed by the Institute as "socially responsible design’s highest award." The project was submitted by SCAPE / Landscape Architecture PLLC based in New York.

Global Forum Attendees Design 'Flourishing' Solutions to Real-World Challenges
Global Forum Attendees Design 'Flourishing' Solutions to Real-World Challenges

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - On Thursday, the first full day of Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit in Cleveland, Ohio, the morning’s plenaries and CEO panels explored how business can move beyond how social and environmental responsibility are thought of today, to a new mindset of "full-spectrum flourishing" where “companies prosper, people excel, and nature thrives.”

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