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  • enterprise csr reforestation initiative planting 50m trees, from enterprise

    Enterprise CSR Initiative Marks 10th Year & 10 Million Trees

    With funding from Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation, the Arbor Day Foundation is once again planting 1 million trees throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe this year. This is the tenth year in a row for Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) reforestation initiative, marking the tenth anniversary of its 50 Million Tree Pledge. One million […] More

  • Sustain:Green biodegradeable card with carbon offset rewards. From Sustain:Green

    Sustain:Green Biodegradable Card Offers Carbon Offset Rewards

    (Originally published on Planetsave.com) Many people find global warming an overwhelming issue, and have no idea how to contribute to a solution. But now, combating climate change can be as easy as a credit card purchase. Every time a Sustain:Green biodegradable card is used, a tangible contribution to the fight against global warming is made […] More

  • A CSR Makeover for Chocolate Truffles?

    On a mission to transform the globe “through ethical relationships with small-scale farmers, and an integral sustainability orientation at every point on the supply chain,” Alter Eco Foods has bitten off a big bite to chew on. But it sure looks delicious. Especially those chocolate truffles. Organic, fair trade truffles! In dark chocolate and dark […] More

  • Egypt’s Oldest Mosque Receives New GROHE Plumbing

    Egypt’s first and oldest Mosque has received a plumbing upgrade from local plumbing repair service companies. As part of a “Green Mosque” CSR initiative by the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings, GROHE has included Egypt in their global WaterCare campaign. In coordination with the Ministry of Islamic Affairs in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, […] More

  • IKEA Expands Solar Sales to Eight New Countries

    IKEA Group lately announced it will expand its residential solar sales from Britain into the Netherlands and Switzerland before the end of this year. The offer will expand to a further 6 countries within the coming 18 months. “We know that our customers want to save energy and live more sustainably at home,” said Peter Agnefjäll, […] More

  • Recycling Flip Flops From the Ocean Shores of Kenya

    The world’s oceans are vast, floating dumps for plastic pollution. Without a serious plan for cleaning up the world’s oceans, this situation is dire and becoming worse every day. With a goal of retrieving and recycling 400,000 flip flops a year from the coast of Kenya, one small start-up in Nairobi is making a big […] More

  • Jobs With MetLife Prized For Tangible CSR

    33 percent of Millennials prefer jobs with a socially responsible company, according to Nielsen Media Research. This number is encouraging, and matches a growing number of companies harnessing their products, services and resources to help make the world a better place. A prime example is MetLife, a nearly 150 year-old company that was recently named […] More

  • New Belgium Celebrates Patagonia’s 40th Anniversary with Organic Lager

    What better way to help celebrate four decades of responsible business than to partner up with another principled company to produce a premium organic beer? In celebration of Patagonia‘s 40th Anniversary, and their longtime commitment to purchasing organic cotton for their clothing lines, New Belgium Brewery produced a special run of an organic beer, dubbed […] More

  • IBM Patent Could Make Cloud Services Greener

    One of the most potent buzzwords for IT this decade is the cloud. Cloud-based and distributed computing are said to make our information technology infrastructure faster and more efficient, as well as safeguarding our data from loss, which are all incredibly important for data-driven businesses. But the data centers and networks that drive cloud-based solutions […] More

  • How to Read a Sustainability Report

    [Originally published by Marc Gunther at Ensia.com] Corporate sustainability reports have been around since … well, it’s hard to say.  The first report may have been published by “companies in the chemical industry with serious image problems” in the 1980s, or by Ben & Jerry’s in 1989 or Shell in 1997. No matter — since […] More

  • Trinity Oaks Vineyards Plants 10 Million Trees

    Planning for the future of the planet should be just as much a part of a company’s strategy as their plans for the immediate future, and if more businesses adopted the method that one vineyard uses, our future could be much more leafy and green. Thanks to Trinity Oaks’ One Bottle One Tree® program in […] More

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