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  • Domtar helps create new model for responsible forest management with group FSC certification

    Domtar helps create new model for responsible forest management with group FSC certification

    Partnership approach will provide market with more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable paper options SOURCE: Domtar DESCRIPTION: Ashdown, Ark., December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today ...

  • Funicular Power - Newton's Apple to the Rescue

    Funicular Power - Newton's Apple to the Rescue

    If you have been reading entries in the “Black Swan Blog” you should have noticed that they deal with concepts that are somewhat off the mainstream but still very grounded in real world situations and applications.  However, in my introduction to ...

  • Darden Restaurants Recycles 7.3 Million Pounds of Fry Oil

    Darden Restaurants Recycles 7.3 Million Pounds of Fry Oil

    SOURCE: Darden Restaurants DESCRIPTION:By Brandon Tidwell As we celebrate America Recycles Day this week, it is a great time to develop some creative new ways to combat unnecessary waste and to reignite our interest in the three Rs we learned in ...

  • Growing Better Bee Habitats

    Growing Better Bee Habitats

    General Mills investing in pollinator habitats, research SOURCE: General Mills DESCRIPTION: General Mills’ work to help honey bees is growing, thanks to $50,000 in grants from The General Mills Foundation to Conservation Marketplace of Minnesota. ...

  • Union Pacific Railroad Posts Sector-Best Newsweek Green Rankings Improvement  Since 2009

    Union Pacific Railroad Posts Sector-Best Newsweek Green Rankings Improvement Since 2009

    SOURCE: Union Pacific DESCRIPTION:Union Pacific Railroad has climbed 193 spots since the inaugural Newsweek Green Rankings in 2009, the best improvement performance among companies in the transportation sector.  Union Pacific moved to number 246 in ...

  • Darden's Senior VP of Purchasing Bill Herzig Talks About Sustainability

    Darden's Senior VP of Purchasing Bill Herzig Talks About Sustainability

    SOURCE: Darden Restaurants DESCRIPTION:Bill Herzig shares how Darden approaches seafood stewardship by collaborating with communities, suppliers, governments and other stakeholders to advance the health and productivity of the oceans. About Darden ...

  • The Capital Grille's Ray Comiskey Talks Sustainability

    The Capital Grille's Ray Comiskey Talks Sustainability

    SOURCE: Darden Restaurants DESCRIPTION:Ray Comiskey talks about Darden's sustainability efforts, including the Darden Harvest program that provides food for those in need through Second Harvest and the Food Donation Connection.

  • Disney Announces Paper Sourcing And Use Policy

    Disney Announces Paper Sourcing And Use Policy

    Disney today announced a new Paper Sourcing and Use Policy, establishing guidelines for paper used in Disney’s day-to-day business operations as well as its consumer products and packaging.  The policy – effective immediately ...

  • PepsiCo`s Sustainable Future: Building Resilience into our Agriculture Supply Chain

    PepsiCo`s Sustainable Future: Building Resilience into our Agriculture Supply Chain

    At World Water Week in Stockholm, PepsiCo Director of Global Environmental Sustainability Beth Sauerhaft presented on PepsiCo`s Sustainable Future: Building Resilience into Our Agricultural Supply Chain.  Issues addressed include: New ...

  • Norfolk Southern, GE Host 2nd Railroad Sustainability Symposium

    Norfolk Southern, GE Host 2nd Railroad Sustainability Symposium

    SOURCE: General Electric (GE) DESCRIPTION:Norfolk Southern Corp. and GE Transportation kicked off the second Railroad Sustainability Symposium at the Class I's 14,000-acre Brosnan Forest Conference Center near Charleston, S.C. Sponsored by NS and ...

  • Ocean Spray on Sustainability

    Ocean Spray on Sustainability

    -- and where did Craisins® come from? SOURCE: Wisconsin Institute For Sustainable Technology DESCRIPTION:Kristine Young is sustainability manager at Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. Young will be speaking at Focal Point 2012: Capitalizing on ...

  • Home town farms solves skyrocketing food costs

    Home town farms solves skyrocketing food costs

    We are in the midst of a global food crisis, with the price of food skyrocketing globally over the last year. As the cost of corn has jumped 87% and wheat 74%, tens of millions of people are finding it harder than ever to feed their families, with ...

  • Divine chocolate celebrates international women’s day by investing in women cocoa farmers

    Divine chocolate celebrates international women’s day by investing in women cocoa farmers

    In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Divine Chocolate, the only farmer-owned, Fair Trade chocolate brand, encourages chocolate lovers to use a $1 coupon to treat themselves to a bar of delicious Divine Chocolate. For every ...

  • Sure, let`s call HFCS what it really is - by Michael Prager

    Sure, let`s call HFCS what it really is - by Michael Prager

    From Marion Nestle, I learned this week that the FDA is taking comments through this week on the Corn Refiners Association request to change the name of high fructose corn syrup to corn sugar. Previously, she says, she didn`t oppose the move, on ...

  • Consumer sustainability thinking: making stuff last - by Andrea Learned

    Consumer sustainability thinking: making stuff last - by Andrea Learned

    In the category of sustainability “hidden in plain sight,” I spy another example.  According to a New York Times article by Matt Richtel, consumers are found to be holding onto – get this – even their cellphones and ...

  • The devil`s in the details with federal budget cuts: life without city year would be a real devil

    The devil`s in the details with federal budget cuts: life without city year would be a real devil

    Alice Korngold`s Blog “Students who exhibit at least one of three off-track indicators – poor attendance, unsatisfactory behavior, course failure in math and English – as early as the 6th grade - have less than a 25% chance of ...

  • “THON” fundraising resume growth in 2010

    “THON” fundraising resume growth in 2010

    Exercising for a good cause regained its fundraising momentum in 2010 after a very challenging 2009, according to the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council, the leading authority on athletic event fundraising.    The top thirty ...

  • Campbell’s Nourish: authentic social purpose or smart marketing - by Paul Klein

    Campbell’s Nourish: authentic social purpose or smart marketing - by Paul Klein

    As reported by Jessica Leeder in today’s Globe and Mail, Campbell Canada‘s new Six Grain Vegetable formulation, branded Nourish, is the first Canadian private-sector, not-for-profit product tailored to address the growing problem of ...

  • CSR at the united nations

    CSR at the united nations

    CSR at the United Nations? UNESCBO? By Nigel M. de S. Cameron If this were a speech and not a column I might be brave enough to ask for a show of hands: Who has heard of UNESCO? (Not UNESCBO, we’ll get to that.) Good, you at the back, and ...

  • International corporate philanthropy day (ICPD): a call for cross-sector partnership

    International corporate philanthropy day (ICPD): a call for cross-sector partnership

    The CECP Blog Today, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) is leading the celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day, a global advocacy day created to mobilize the business community and others with a stake in the ...