July 18, 2019

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SCS Global Services Becomes First North American Certifier Accredited to New RSPO Principles and Criteria Standard for Palm Oil Plantations

Posted: Dec 05, 2018 – 10:39 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - Following on the heels of the historic 16th Annual Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, SCS Global Services (SCS) has become the first certification body in North America accredited to conduct assessments under...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's Grant to Emory University Supports Statewide Climate Consortium Co-Founded With the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech

Posted: Dec 03, 2018 – 02:13 PM EST

As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see"...

World’s Leading Forestry and Agroforestry Organizations Merge for Accelerated Impact Against Climate Change

Posted: Dec 03, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

BONN, Germany, Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - Innovation and investments worth trillions of dollars in landscape restoration, climate adaptation and science-based policy advice will be needed if the global community is to meet the escalating threats posed by climate change. To meet these demands,...

Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas Supports Diverse Projects: From Caribou Conservation in Canada to Green Infrastructure in US Cities

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 – 03:25 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - On October 31, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA) approved new grants to a wide range of projects, including a new multi-year grant to the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation...

IDEA Public Schools “Flips the Switch” to Go Solar With Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

WESLACO, Texas, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - IDEA Public Schools headquarters in Weslaco is one step closer to becoming the first self-sustaining building in South Texas, thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. Weslaco Mayor David Suarez,...

New Report Highlights Untapped Potential for Corporate Water Efficiency in the Southwest

Posted: Nov 20, 2018 – 01:50 PM EST

PHOENIX, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - With the Bureau of Reclamation warning that the Colorado River could be in an official shortage as soon as 2020, a new report released today by Business for Water Stewardship offers hope that businesses can cut water use...

Living Soil Film Documents Soil Health Movement

Posted: Nov 15, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Soil Health Institute (SHI) today released a 60-minute documentary that captures the history and significance of the soil health movement. Never have I seen, among farmers, such a broad quest for (soil health) knowledge...

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day With “State of Recycling” Forum

Posted: Nov 14, 2018 – 10:24 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Keep America Beautiful, in celebration of America Recycles Day, is hosting the 2018 State of Recycling Forum in Washington, D.C., presented in partnership with Keurig Dr Pepper. This years topic is Cleaning Up Recycling: Motivating Individuals to...

ADM, Agrible and General Mills and Louisiana Cotton Farmer Jay Hardwick Take Top Honors at Field to Market’s 2018 Sustainability Leadership Awards

Posted: Nov 14, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

DENVER, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture last night announced the 2018 recipients of its prestigious Sustainability Leadership Awards. The Alliance honored Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Agrible and General Mills, Inc. with the 2018 Collaboration of...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Awards $90,000 to Second Nature

Posted: Nov 13, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $90,000 grant to Second Nature to provide the tools necessary to allow universities to collaborate and pool their financial investments, to increase the number of large-scale...

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