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Unilever and Save the Children launch global partnership

London/Rotterdam/Beijing, 14th September 2012.  The Unilever Foundation and Save the Children launched a global partnership today. The partnership aims to save millions of lives among young children and mothers in China, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Kenya. The announcement was made at a joint event held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. 

Collaborate to Innovate: Unilever seeks help with new technical challenges to support sustainable growth

London/Rotterdam – 10th October 2012: Company’s new Open Innovation portal receives over 1000 ideas after six months.Unilever, one of the world's largest consumer goods manufacturers, has released a new set of challenges to the world's innovation community to help the business deliver on its sustainable growth agenda.

BASF celebrates grand opening of battery materials production plant in Elyria, Ohio

BASF celebrates grand opening of battery materials production plant in Elyria, Ohio  First BASF manufacturing facility dedicated to commercial-scale production of advanced cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries  Significant milestone in company’s ongoing quest to become a leading provider of functional materials and solutions to battery manufacturers worldwide

UPS Pledges $1.5 Million in Aid to Storm Recovery Efforts

Atlanta, November 02, 2012 Delivery Operations in All Package, Freight and Logistics Facilities Have Been Restored to Provide Service Wherever Possible UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has pledged $1.5 million in cash and in-kind support to aid in the recovery efforts following the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy that struck the northeast corridor of the U.S. earlier this week.

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BASF North American headquarters receives LEED® double Platinum certification from USGBC

News Release October 24, 2012 For immediate release BASF North American headquarters receives LEED® double Platinum certification from USGBC

Unilever announces new initiative in progress to helping 1 billion people improve their health and wellbeing

New York, 15 October 2012 - Unilever and the Earth Institute today announced a new initiative to bring handwashing with soap – a lifesaving habit – to the Millennium Villages, a project that works with nearly 500,000 people in rural villages, across 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Prof.

Unilever CEO challenges youth leaders to remake capitalism

Pittsburgh, PA – October 19, 2012 – Unilever CEO Paul Polman this afternoon addressed 1,300 young leaders from 182 countries during the third annual One Young World Summit, challenging them to remake capitalism. The three-day summit brings together delegates focused on creating lasting and positive global change. 

CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT’S HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY APPOINTED TO GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY BOARDS

Las Vegas— Gwen Migita, Vice President of Sustainability and Community Affairs at Caesars Entertainment Corporation, was recently selected to serve as an advisory board member for the Sustainable Brands as well as a board member for the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC).

REBUILDING TOGETHER, CAESARS FOUNDATION AND CASINO EMPLOYEES JOIN FORCES TO PROVIDE SAFE AND HEALTHY HOUSING THIS FALL

Washington, D.C. – Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit whose members believe in a safe and healthy home for every person, is collaborating with Caesars Foundation and Caesars Entertainment Corporation employees to help homeowners in-need maintain a safe and healthy home.

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Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Programme for SB London, November 27-28

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., October 17, 2012– Sustainable Brands recently announced complete programme details for its first pan-European conference to be held in London, November 27-28.

Bonneville Environmental Foundation Releases Sustainability Report for SB'12

Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) released their sustainability report for the Water Restoration Certificates BEF sponsored for Sustainable Brands '12 conference.

UPS to Add 40 Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles to Its Fleet

BALTIMORE, October 4, 2012 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the deployment of 40 new hydraulic hybrid vehicles (HHVs) – 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta.

UPS Employees Focus on Communities, Environmental Sustainability During Annual Global Volunteer Event

ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2012 – Since its founding in 1907, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has established a strong legacy of support to the communities it serves. The company’s commitment is especially evident during its annual Global Volunteer Month, which begins October 1.

Groundbreaking Cabot Study Reveals Shortcomings of Conventional Sustainability Metrics

A new study of carbon emissions highlights striking differences between conventional and new, context-based sustainability metrics.

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Let’s Value People as an Asset, and Bring Financial Statements into the 21st Century

What is your organization’s most important asset? CEOs often respond that the organization’s people are its greatest asset. But if this is true, where are people accounted for in the financial statements? Today, people are generally classified as expenses on the income statement and liabilities on the balance sheet – not as an investable asset. Thus, when CEOs seek to increase profit, they cut costs – like people – rather than investing in assets – like people – that can appreciate. What Is Your Organization’s Most Important Asset?

Linking “greener” operations to mission of healing is key to long-term sustainability of health care organizations

New Brunswick, NJ (Sept. 26, 2012) – At today’s 2012 CleanMed Europe Conference, a research study was showcased revealing that increased global demand for more sustainable health care is driving the creation of “greener” products and purchasing guidelines among health care institutions.

VF Corporation Selects Schneider Electric as their Global Sustainability Partner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VF Corporation Selects Schneider Electric as their Global Sustainability Partner Louisville, KY. – September 19, 2012 – Schneider Electric, the global leader in sustainability services, announced today it has been selected by VF Corporation to provide a comprehensive sustainability solution across all of its brands. Schneider Electric’s technology platform, Resource Advisor™, will allow VF to track and report energy, water, and emissions data, as well as additional sustainability-related metrics, across its global footprint of operations and products.  

HARRAH’S RINCON CASINO RECOGNIZED FOR ‘GOLDEN’ SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS BY TRAVELIFE

As the world's most diverse casino-entertainment company, Caesars Entertainment Corporation continues to lead the way in environmental stewardship with its property, Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort, receiving the Gold Certification for commendable environmental sustainability practices from the prestigious international certification program Travelife, a program that certifies and assists hotel pr

Sustainable Brands Expands Corporate Community with eBay, Sprint and Caesars Entertainment as Newest Members

SAN FRANCISCO, September 20, 2012 – Sustainable Brands this month announced three new members to its Corporate Community. Sprint, eBay and Caesars Entertainment join over two dozen companies committed to leveraging their unique role in focusing stakeholder energy toward a healthy and sustainable future.

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