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Cindy Esposito's Blog – June 2011 Archive (18)

Book titles announced for Booktime, Pearson's UK flagship community programme

 1.38 million books for free from Booktime: two free books for every child starting school in…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 30, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

2011 Proxy Season Report: Fracking, Water Scarcity, Other Issues Show Shareholders Resolute on Climate & Related Sustainability Resolutions

Investors achieved noteworthy victories during this year’s shareholder proxy season, with a record 109 shareholder resolutions filed…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 28, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Southwest Airlines Celebrates 40 Years with 40 Conservation Projects Nationwide

To celebrate its 40th Anniversary, Southwest Airlines is teaming up with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) to take its commitment to volunteerism and the environment on the road, literally! At Southwest Airlines, we consider ourselves much more than just a business; we are a neighbor in every community we serve.  The tour kicked off June 17 in Dallas, Texas, and will conclude in Houston on September 28.  …


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 24, 2011 at 5:04pm — No Comments

The Environment America Research & Policy Center Recognizes SC Johnson for its Commitment to Green Chemistry

The Environment America Research & Policy Center, dedicated to protecting America’s air, water and open spaces, has recognized SC Johnson in its 2011 Safer by Design report as one of the leading businesses protecting the environment. The company was given the award based on its utilization of…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 23, 2011 at 9:22pm — No Comments

The GRI Process: Not Just a Reporting Framework

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) was first established in 1997 by CERES, a nonprofit organization that leads a national coalition of investors, environmental organizations and public interest groups that work with companies to address sustainability challenges such as climate change and water scarcity. CERES was founded in 1989 by a small group of investors in response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and has been working for more than 20 years to incorporate best practices into the daily…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 20, 2011 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Sustainability Media Roundtable and Lunch on Energy Management

Thursday, June 23, 2011, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

The Plaza Hotel New York, Fifth Avenue at Central Park South, New York City

RSVP only…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 19, 2011 at 10:02pm — No Comments - Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) publishes 2010 Environmental Sustainability Report

Amgen has published its first annual Environmental Sustainability Report, which presents data on the company's overall environmental…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 18, 2011 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Global Impact Publishes Moving Beyond Boundaries on the Rise of International Giving

Giving to international causes is the fastest-growing area of interest for donors, according to the study released today from …


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 16, 2011 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Investors Controlling $1 Trillion in Assets Call on Russell 1000 Companies to Integrate Sustainability Into Business Models

Citing global climate change, resource constraints and growing population pressures, more than two dozen major institutional…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 14, 2011 at 10:04pm — No Comments

SC Johnson Named a 2011 Top 10 U.S. Green Brand by ImagePower

Today SC Johnson was named as one of the top 10 greenest brands in the annual …


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 13, 2011 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Corporate Progress on Environmental and Social Issues is Tangible, But Far from Sufficient, Global Survey Shows

When it comes to broad implementation of responsible business practices, company size matters most. And while businesses around the…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 9, 2011 at 1:45pm — No Comments

SC Johnson’s Commitment to its Workforce Raises Company to Top of Global Great Place to Work® Lists

With a 97.7 percent employee retention rate, SC Johnson has again been recognized as a best place to work, continuing the company’s 125-year legacy of success in workforce development and devotion to its employees and their families. In its most recent recognition, SC Johnson was selected to be among Europe’s Great Place to Work® after the company’s Poland, Germany and Italy subsidiaries appeared on the Great Place to Work® list in each…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 8, 2011 at 10:57pm — No Comments

Millennial Mindset: Deloitte Survey Finds Workers Who Frequently Volunteer Are Happier with Career Progression

New research from Deloitte suggests a powerful link between volunteerism and several drivers of employee perceptions of positive corporate culture. At a time when one-third of millennial employees are considering other career options, these findings may offer new insights about a powerful way to engage workers in that age group.…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 7, 2011 at 2:36pm — No Comments

SC Johnson to Buy Only Sustainable Palm Oil

SC Johnson announced today that by 2015, it will only purchase palm oil-based ingredients that originate from responsible and sustainable sources. This is yet another step in the company's long-term commitment to using the best ingredients and communicating openly about them.

"While SC Johnson's use of palm oil-based ingredients is relatively small, as a family company we believe responsibility is critical at every level. Being a smaller purchaser doesn't…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 5, 2011 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Anheuser-Busch Foundation and Keep America Beautiful Provide Recycling Bins for Special Event Initiatives

The Anheuser-Busch Foundation and Keep America Beautiful (KAB) have partnered to establish the “Lend-A-Bin Grant Program.” Their…


Added by Cindy Esposito on June 5, 2011 at 3:57pm — No Comments

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