City Harvest collects excess food, both prepared and uncooked, from restaurants, cafeterias, hotels and grocery stores — any commercial or nonprofit organization that wishes to donate. They then give away all the food on the same day to some 400 community programs around New York City.
Climate & Environment
This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.
As a group of sustainability professionals, nonprofit leaders and reporters filed into a U.N. panel discussion at SXSW Eco, we all had one question on our minds: What happens next?
Recent events highlight the pressing need to overhaul U.S. water policies, usage and pricing, veteran water journalist and author Cynthia Barnett writes in an article for Ensia.
Impossible Foods is a start-up that has scored $75 million in venture capital funding. Its mission: to make a plant-based bloody hamburger.
Most sustainability professionals would agree that, in the long run, making adequate supplies of fresh water readily available to the world’s entire population is probably the most difficult resource-related challenge we face.
Monday was the opening ceremony for Vestergaard’s Follow the Liters campaign at the Ebombwa Primary School in Kenya. More than 1600 LifeStraw Community filters will be distributed by this program, each one providing clean water to 75-100 children for several years.
In a whirlwind lineup of events, panelists discussed everything from sustainable seafood and reducing waste to urban mobility and protecting the honeybee population. At Triple Pundit’s happy hour event last night, we asked folks to share their key takeaways from the day. The responses were as diverse as they are.
Ecovention’s GreenBox, or the “pizza box of the 21st century” as described by Fox News, is continuing to make a difference in the pizza industry.