February 18, 2018

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SC Johnson Takes Action to Save Racine Area Water

Posted: Dec 04, 2017 – 04:32 PM EST

RACINE, Wis., Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson today announced a donation of $35,000 to the Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network (Root-Pike WIN). The donation will support Root-Pike WINs restoration projects, with the goal of significantly reducing runoff pollution, flooding issues, and habitat degradation...

LIXIL and TEPCO Energy Partner Establish Joint Venture to Promote Eco-Friendly Net Zero Energy Houses (ZEH)

Posted: Dec 01, 2017 – 02:37 PM EST

TOKYO, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - LIXIL Corporation (LIXIL) and TEPCO Energy Partner, Incorporated (TEPCO EP) have established a joint venture company, LIXIL TEPCO Smart Partners, Inc., to promote the building of eco-friendly net zero energy houses (ZEH)1 in Japan. Business operations will begin...

General Mills Deepens Investment in Soil Health With $735,000 Contribution to National Wheat Foundation

Posted: Nov 30, 2017 – 12:15 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - General Mills continues to invest in soil health practices on U.S. agricultural farmland with its latest contribution of $735,000 to the National Wheat Foundation who together with the Soil Health Partnership, will advance widespread adoption and implementation. The...

Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability

Posted: Nov 27, 2017 – 11:02 AM EST

TOKYO, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has hosted the first-ever meeting of its newly-created Japan Sustainability Local Group. Part of its ongoing regionalisation strategy, the launch of the Japan Local Group looks to help local and multinational CGF members...

Indigenous Groups Dominating Chevron in Canada’s Appellate Courts Over Enforcement of Ecuador Judgment

Posted: Nov 22, 2017 – 04:24 PM EST

TORONTO, Nov. 22 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian indigenous and farmer communities are building significant momentum in Canadas appellate courts in their effort to enforce the $9.5 billion pollution judgment against Chevron by seizing company assets in the country, according to a new analysis posted...

Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas Promotes Sustainability Through Partnerships, Science and Innovation

Posted: Nov 21, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - On October 19, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA) approved new grants that promote sustainable business practices, watershed conservation and energy efficiency, through science, innovation, and multi-stakeholder partnerships. The...

UPS Dramatically Increases Use of Renewable Natural Gas

Posted: Nov 20, 2017 – 12:35 PM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an agreement with Big Ox Energy (a wholly owned subsidiary of Environmental Energy Capital LLC) to purchase 10 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) per year. This is the largest investment...

Farming on the Highway Shoulder

Posted: Nov 17, 2017 – 03:18 PM EST

The Georgia Department of Transportation, The Land Institute, and The Ray have implemented a pilot demonstration on the right-of-way: perennial wheat farming. For the next three years, the pilot project, which uses Kernza® perennial grain, will be monitored by The University of Georgia's...

General Mills Signs on to World Cocoa Foundation's Joint Frameworks for Action to Combat Deforestation

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 – 09:30 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - General Mills joins leading companies in an agreement to end deforestation, protect national parks from illegal cocoa production and develop alternative livelihoods for affected smallholder farmers in Cote dIvoire and Ghana. The two countries produce nearly two-thirds of...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Divests From Fossil Fuel Investments

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 – 09:15 AM EST

“Fossil fuel divestment is both ethically and fiscally responsible,” said John A. Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and one of Ray’s five grandchildren. “Investment has consequences, and we intend for our assets to grow by fueling renewable energy and...

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