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Timberland Supports Next Generation of Sustainable Business at NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge
Timberland Supports Next Generation of Sustainable Business at NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge

Press Release / For the past three years, Stratham, NH-based Timberland has partnered with the University of New Hampshire (UNH) to encourage and support the next generation of sustainable business through the university’s annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC). Now in its fourth year, the global outdoor lifestyle brand is working with UNH to challenge students and community members to develop innovative business solutions as part of the company’s long-standing commitment to addressing social and environmental challenges in communities across the world. - 4 years ago

Nestlé Providing Nutritionally Sound Products Specifically Designed for Children
Nestlé Providing Nutritionally Sound Products Specifically Designed for Children

Press Release / By the end of 2015, nearly 100% of our children’s (0–12 years old) products met the NF criteria for children. Gerber achieved this milestone for 100% of its infant, toddler and preschooler products in 2014. In addition to this milestone, Gerber invested more than $100 million in technology and worked with more than 80 experts for more than 120,000 development hours to announce our breakthrough innovation in 2015 with GERBER 3RD FOODS® Lil’ Bits™ recipes, a new line of baby foods with soft pieces of fruits or vegetables that help babies master essential chewing skills while providing essential nutrition. - 5 years ago

EPA Honors Jackson Family Wines With Green Power Leadership Award
EPA Honors Jackson Family Wines With Green Power Leadership Award

Press Release / Jackson Family Wines announced on Monday that it has received a 2016 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA’s annual Green Power Leadership Awards recognize the country’s leading green power users for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. EPA presented Jackson Family Wines with a Green Power Partner of the Year award at the 2016 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in San Francisco, California on October 17, 2016. - 5 years ago

Amazon Wind Farm to Help Power Iron Mountain’s Underground Data Centers
Amazon Wind Farm to Help Power Iron Mountain’s Underground Data Centers

Press Release / Iron Mountain, the company best known for its document storage and data center facilities in underground caverns, has become the fifth major US data center provider to make a big direct investment in renewable energy to power its operations. The company has agreed to buy 10 percent of energy that will be generated by the enormous Amazon wind farm that’s currently under construction in Texas. - 5 years ago

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Goodwill Works with Ray Products to Launch Textile Recycling Solution
Goodwill Works with Ray Products to Launch Textile Recycling Solution

Press Release / A series of Goodwill goBINs, thermoformed by Ray Products, are being deployed to Goodwill chapters around the country. The goBINs make it easier and more convenient than ever for city dwellers to recycle clothing and textiles. "Convenience is the most important factor for people deciding what to do with the items they no longer need," said SF Goodwill Director of Donations Leslie Bilbro. - 5 years ago

Success in Addressing Childhood Malnutrition Leads Amway to Set New Goals
Success in Addressing Childhood Malnutrition Leads Amway to Set New Goals

Press Release / Amway announced today that the Nutrilite™ Power of 5 Campaign has exceed its 2016 goal of providing nutrition to more than 14,000 malnourished children by distributing more than 5 million servings of Nutrilite™ Little Bits™. By year’s end, the campaign will have served 30,000 children in 15 countries around the globe. - 5 years ago

Ford Field Green Team Amps Up its Environmental Game
Ford Field Green Team Amps Up its Environmental Game

Press Release / Energy efficiency, lower costs and spectator experience were all factors that led Ford Field to make plans for a greener future. From recycled water to LED lighting, new initiatives at the Detroit Lions stadium should make everyone a fan. Transitioning 650 1,500 watt traditional bulbs to 264 1,400 watt LED bulbs throughout the 1,800,000 square feet building was no easy project, but director of facilities at Ford Field, Fred Reddig, tells how and why the organization is making green investments. - 5 years ago

SAP SuccessFactors Initiative Pledges $1 for Every Tweet with #sconnect16 and #All4GIT to support Girls in Tech
SAP SuccessFactors Initiative Pledges $1 for Every Tweet with #sconnect16 and #All4GIT to support Girls in Tech

Press Release / SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced an SAP SuccessFactors initiative to support Girls in Tech (GIT), a global nonprofit focused on educating, engaging and empowering girls and women who are passionate about entering into high-tech careers and startups. To generate awareness and support for GIT’s mission, SAP will donate one dollar for every Tweet that mentions both #sconnect16 and #All4GIT between October 3 and December 31. The initiative is part of SuccessConnect 2016, taking place October 24-25 in Sydney, Australia, November 10 in Tokyo, Japan, November 15 in Singapore and November 28-29 in Vienna, Austria. - 5 years ago

MillerCoors Breweries Earn Four Medals At 2016 Great American Beer Festival
MillerCoors Breweries Earn Four Medals At 2016 Great American Beer Festival

Press Release / The Coors Brewing Company name has meant consistent quality and refreshment since 1873. That tradition of excellence was recognized at this weekend's Great American Beer Festival, with Coors Banquet receiving a silver award – its third straight year of being honored – and Coors Light earning a bronze award. Those awards were among the four medals won by MillerCoors breweries at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival presented by the Brewers Association. The brewer now has 210 medals at the prestigious national event, more than any other brewer. - 5 years ago

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Feathered Friend Helps Launch Green Career
Feathered Friend Helps Launch Green Career

Press Release / It was 1983 when an engineer from Michigan met a Yellow-Naped parrot from Honduras. Little did Joe Azzarello know that “Otis” would be a part of the family for 33 years (and counting) and would affect not only his personal life but his career as well. “I’ll admit I had very little environmental sensitivity before I adopted Otis,” said Joe, shaking his head. Kohler’s resident green-building guru is well-known in the industry, but his career started out on a very different path. Joe was working as a mechanical engineer for a power company when Otis came into his life. It was while researching parrots at his local library that Joe became aware of the plight of the bird’s natural habitat. - 5 years ago

GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M
GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M

Press Release / General Motors China engaged eight of its parts suppliers in a yearlong “Green Supply Chain” initiative designed to reduce energy consumption. The suppliers implemented 64 projects that resulted in emissions and facility noise reductions, as well as optimized lighting and energy management system improvements. Altogether, these suppliers realized savings of more than 9.3 million yuan ($1.3 million), and reduced carbon dioxide by more than 5,500 metric tons. This is the equivalent to the carbon sequestered by 142,000 trees grown in the U.S. for 10 years. GM China supported the suppliers through training programs, energy audits and conservation projects. - 5 years ago

IT Enabling a Smarter, More Sustainable Workplace
IT Enabling a Smarter, More Sustainable Workplace

Press Release / Joe Sanguinetti, Senior Director of Shared Technology Services at Avery Dennison gives his take on his IT team's role in enabling sustainability: Last month, we celebrated our sustainability wins across the company through a campaign called Sustainable September. Our global IT teams contributed to our sustainability efforts in a big way, by building smarter IT systems and capabilities that enable flexibility, collaboration and speed. Sustainability is key to how IT approaches projects - from virtualized data centers, to looking for better ways to recycle hardware waste, to more power-efficient end-user technology, and more. - 5 years ago

Coca-Cola HBC Sets Out New Sustainability Targets Supporting its Purpose to Inspire a Better Future
Coca-Cola HBC Sets Out New Sustainability Targets Supporting its Purpose to Inspire a Better Future

Press Release / Coca-Cola HBC, ranked global beverage industry sustainability leader by Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) announced new sustainability targets last month. By 2020 the company commits to: - 5 years ago

HPE Sets Goal to Increase its Products’ Energy Performance 30x By 2025
HPE Sets Goal to Increase its Products’ Energy Performance 30x By 2025

Press Release / Lara Birkes, CSO at HPE, talks about HPE's bold new goals: Thirty times more efficient in 10 years. That’s the ambitious goal Executive Vice President Antonio Neri announced at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit in New York this week. By 2025, Hewlett Packard Enterprise will increase the energy performance of our product portfolio by 30x from a 2015 baseline. - 5 years ago

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Honeybees are the Buzz at Ford’s Rouge Complex
Honeybees are the Buzz at Ford’s Rouge Complex

Press Release / As the honeybee population in the U.S. continues its three-decade-long decline, Ford employee Mary Mason has taken up the task of caring for tens of thousands of bees right outside the Ford Rouge Complex. That’s right, the complex, home to thousands of factory workers, is also home to 80,000 honeybees, thanks to Mason and the company’s wildlife habitat strategy, which in the last decade-and-a-half has brought nature back to a once gray and black facility. - 5 years ago

Johnson & Johnson Advances Commitment to Improve Global Health and Well-Being
Johnson & Johnson Advances Commitment to Improve Global Health and Well-Being

Press Release / Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced a new five-year commitment to help advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to help improve the health and well-being of men, women and children around the world. Johnson & Johnson is dedicating its expertise and innovations to ignite global partnerships and catalyze efforts through a variety of new implementation plans, targets and metrics. The announcement comes along with an expanded commitment by Johnson & Johnson to further strengthen the resilience of refugee and displaced children and their families in Syria and its neighboring countries where the need is greatest. - 5 years ago

Ford Offering E-Waste Recycling Program, Education to Shanghai Employees
Ford Offering E-Waste Recycling Program, Education to Shanghai Employees

Press Release / Ford has announced that it will offer its employees in Shanghai with ongoing education about the importance of recycling e-waste and access to an e-waste recycling system. The program, financially supported by the Ford Fund, is part of Better World Initiative and done in partnership with Green Initiatives’ [WE] Project. The more than 1,000 employees of Ford headquarters will be able to place used electronics in numerous collection boxes located around the facility. Items can include mobile phones, appliances, storage devices such as external hard drives and USB drives, physical media including CDs and video games, entertainment equipment such as televisions and musical instruments, and electronics of all varieties. - 5 years ago

Shaw Products to Be in Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt Demo Home
Shaw Products to Be in Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt Demo Home

Press Release / Shaw Floors announces its Life Happens with LifeGuard carpet, Floorté enhanced vinyl plank, and Tuftex area rugs along with turf tile from Shaw Contract’s The Park collection will be showcased in the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt demonstration home at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, and will be available for in-person discovery tours for conference attendees on October 5 and October 6. The home will also be available nationwide via the online virtual tour beginning October 5. - 5 years ago

Interface Announces New GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts Labels
Interface Announces New GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts Labels

Press Release / Interface, the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet and a leader in sustainable business, will debut a new third-party certification from GreenCircle Certified, LLC and spotlight its Climate Take Back™ mission at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo taking place Oct. 5-6 in Los Angeles. - 5 years ago

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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. - 5 years ago

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