February 24, 2018

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Your Nature-Inspired Climate Change Solution May Be Worth $100,000

Posted: Nov 09, 2017 – 09:30 AM EST

The 2017-2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is looking to help commercialize nature-inspired solutions to adapt to, mitigate, or reverse the effects of climate change.

UPS Launches eBike Solution in Pittsburgh

Posted: Nov 08, 2017 – 12:05 PM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of an eBike that will deliver packages in Pittsburgh, Pa. The electrically-assisted tricycle will help reduce carbon emissions in addition to traffic, noise and air quality challenges in Pittsburgh. The deployment...

Biologists and Computer Scientists Team up to Map a Global ‘Safety Net’ for the Planet

Posted: Nov 07, 2017 – 10:53 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 07 /CSRwire/ - Washington-based research team RESOLVE, in collaboration with Globaa Foundation and Universidade Federal de Viosa, are teaming up to map a global safety net for the planet that would protect and connect 50% of the worlds land area. The...

World Business Council Releases Policy Recommendations for Climate Negotiators at the Start of COP23 in Bonn

Posted: Nov 06, 2017 – 03:15 PM EST

Business recommends that COP23 climate negotiators consider: - How to ensure a structured policy dialogue between governments and other stakeholders through the Marrakech Partnership - How to formally introduce and incorporate input from non-state actors in the Facilitative Dialogue - Building partnerships for...

More Ocean. Less Plastic.

Posted: Nov 03, 2017 – 01:19 PM EST

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Nov. 03 /CSRwire/ - By 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. An estimated 51 trillion microplastic particles are in the ocean today500 times more than the number of stars in our galaxy. Plastic pollution is one...

SC Johnson Honored with Global Conservation Hero Award

Posted: Nov 02, 2017 – 11:55 PM EST

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson today announced it has received Conservation Internationals most prestigious award: the Global Conservation Hero award. Conservation International (CI) presents this award to remarkable individuals and organizations whose environmental commitment and actions have had a transformative...

Boeing Announces More Than $50 Million in Grants to Support Nonprofits Worldwide

Posted: Nov 02, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced more than $50 million in grants to more than 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries globally. The annual contributions include a three-year commitment of more than $25 million in support of veterans recovery...

Chevron Suffers Major Legal Setback As Canada Court Denies New Attempt to Block Ecuador Enforcement Action

Posted: Oct 31, 2017 – 02:47 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - Oil major Chevron suffered a major legal setback today in the Ecuador pollution case when a three-judge appellate panel in Canada denied the companys attempt to force impoverished indigenous and farmer communities to pay its exorbitant legal fees...

Wesley Community Center Increases Local Impact with $150,000 Grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Posted: Oct 30, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - Wesley Community Center is increasing its capacity to support more Houstonians with the help of a sustainability grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The Sun Club selected Wesley to receive $150,000 for solar power, energy efficiency...

Coca-Cola HBC Recognised for Environmental Leadership on Climate and Water by the Carbon Disclosure Project

Posted: Oct 27, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

ZUG, Switzerland, Oct. 27 /CSRwire/ - As part of its annual A list which names the worlds businesses leading on environmental performance, the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform has recognized Coca-Cola HBC as a global leader in corporate...

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