By Nicola Acutt, Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, VMware
VMware is on a mission to ensure a net positive effect across our products, people and planet. This Earth Day, we are taking action to inspire a ripple effect through our collective impact. For every employee that pledges to take sustainability-related actions at home or at work, VMware will plant a tree on their behalf through Restore the Earth (REF) Foundation.
But why is a digital transformation company that puts data in the cloud, also putting trees in the ground?
Many companies have sustainability targets and goals that center around in-house projects like energy and greenhouse gas reduction, water reduction and waste reduction. These targets are important, but they beg the question: Is there more that can be done to maximize a company’s total potential impact on the environment?
World’s largest leisure travel company on track to expand its breakthrough environmental technology to more than 85 vessels across its global fleet through 2020
MIAMI, February 28, 2017 –Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it has completed the installation and certification of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) on an industry-leading 60 ships across its brands.
Launching Comprehensive School-Based Recycling Program with Support from The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation
FLINT, Mich., February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/– The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation today announced that they have partnered to fund an integrated recycling education and awareness initiative for the 10,000 school students affected by the Flint water crisis, led by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and its local Flint, Michigan, affiliate Keep Genesee County Beautiful (KGCB).
It is easy to talk about sustainability, especially when the timeframes for achieving quantifiable results are comfortably far in the future. It’s much harder to actually implement feasible sustainability programs that will have a significant business impact.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. today released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report for fiscal 2016, highlighting the company’s ongoing support for people in its communities and workplaces, and overall progress toward its environmental and social goals. Walgreens Boots Alliance strives to be a global leader in caring for communities and the environment, reflecting its purpose to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives.
Using engineering to address global water challenges through work and volunteer efforts
Even as a child, Tetra Tech’s Deena Garland knew that engineering was in her future. Today she uses her degrees in civil and environmental engineering to provide access to clean, reliable sources of water.
Woman Engineer highlighted Deena’s passion for engineering as a tool for change in the “Safeguarding the Future” section of its Winter 2016/2017 issue. The article discusses Deena’s “ongoing dedication to education, outreach, and fundraising efforts to raise awareness about the global water crisis.”
In partnership with Republic Services of Boise, Ken Pierson-a local volunteer-has made a difference in the lives of dozens of Treasure Valley families by helping to repair and restore bicycles that have been diverted from the landfill to provide to families and children in need at the Boys and Girls Club and the Agency for New Americans.