Green Business League has certified Culinary Classics as an authentically Green Company because of their Green clothing line and Green Practices. This company has been around for many years and is a family owned uniform company providing uniform apparel for chefs, waiters, bus boys, and more. Your staff can look forward to wearing made-to-order uniforms which complement female, long, short, and plus sizing from XS-7X. They require no minimums, as well as offering complementary design… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 31, 2009 at 12:54am —
Be Green Packaging and Genji are pleased to announce that we have signed a mutually beneficial packaging and distribution agreement. This agreement is beneficial to both companies, Whole Foods, Whole Foods guests, Genji guests, and the planet!
Together, we are introducing what we think will be the world’s first fiber-based sushi tray line. The trays are made from Be Green’s annually renewable, compostable, tree free bulrush fiber pulp. The lids are made from PET #1. The sushi trays… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 30, 2009 at 7:04am —
C5 company, which has become well-known for creating sustainable custom engagement and wedding rings, has recently debuted their first finished jewelry collection. Avenue Green is now exclusively available online at Sulusso.com, the premier marketplace of sustainable jewelry.
For the Avenue Green collection, C5 company created beautiful, sustainable pieces that are really easy to purchase and wear. All six pieces in the collection range from $45 to $200 and are hand-made from 100%… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 30, 2009 at 3:18am —
In the wake of the latest round of climate change negotiations, here’s my response to “life after Copenhagen”. Why I’m not disappointed about Copenhagen
Added by Nick Potter on December 22, 2009 at 10:00am —
Equal Exchange is proud to announce the formation of a new fairly traded coffee and chocolate partnership with American Jewish World Service (AJWS). The Partnership is Equal Exchange's first Jewish partnership and it’s twelfth overall. The AJWS "Better Beans" Fair Trade Project was formally launched at the United Jewish Communities General Assembly held in Washington, D.C. on November 8th-10th. In celebration of this new partnership, Equal Exchange also donated fairly traded coffee at the Union… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 20, 2009 at 1:28pm —
The "Plant a Tree with Florence I.T. Every Hour" campaign for the month of December, 2009 is simple: Florence I.T. clients this month simply continue what they are doing already, using Florence I.T. for their I.T. support. For EVERY HOUR spent on services Florence I.T. will plant ONE TREE in the client's name. There is no limit, so prepayment of time may appeal to some clients if they wish to make a larger impact. "This is, quite simply, one more easy thing we can do." said President of… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 20, 2009 at 1:57am —
Climate talks got underway in Copenhagen on Monday with representatives from 192 nations. A great many people around the world see climate change as the greatest global threat we face, likely to adversely affect billions of people in the decades ahead if nothing is done. The feeling is not universal though; some people and businesses view efforts to fight climate change as the threat. For businesses changing their perspective to match a changing world, efforts to fight climate change and build… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 20, 2009 at 1:19am —
The Green Business League is now unveiling their new Green Business Directory. This directory will have your companies information listed on the Green Business League website with a link back to your home page. This is not only a great way to get online advertisement for your company but it is also free. Thousands of people visit the Green Business Directory website every day and now the Green Business League is offering to put your website on their directory for free.
The Green… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 20, 2009 at 12:42am —
Wallace Center at Winrock International and the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) announce the release of Community Food Enterprise: Local Success in a Global Marketplace, a groundbreaking study of 24 locally owned food businesses. These community food enterprises (CFEs) appear poised for sustainable growth and competitiveness both locally and globally. A companion website at www.communityfoodenterprise.org
Added by 3BL Media on December 19, 2009 at 2:08pm —
Chaos has broken out both inside and outside of the Bella Center as access restrictions have gone into effect at the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and negotiations have been delayed due to protests by developing nations.
The Bella Center has the capacity to hold 15,000 participants, yet the UN has officially registered forty thousand participants. The poor planning has caused considerable disorder, infuriating those who flew great distances to attend (and… Continue
Added by Paige Andrews on December 17, 2009 at 8:53pm —
3BL Media, the experts in corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability and cause marketing communications, today announced that it has launched 3bl.me, the company’s cause-based URL shortener. For each URL shortened via 3bl.me, 3BL Media will make a donation to worthwhile organizations, with initial recipients including Volunteermatch, Sweatfree Communities, and World Wildlife Fund UK. Additional charities and causes will be identified on a monthly basis via “crowd-sourcing” for… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 16, 2009 at 1:47pm —
Ok, cancel that expensive, high carbon trip to Copenhagen - you can do a lot to save money, energy, and reverse climate change right from home. In our ongoing effort to bring you positive steps that you can take in your daily life to conserve, eliminate waste or turn it into resources, here are our Top 20 Waste and Money Saving Steps you can take to reverse climate change. We culled these from a larger list of 50 simple things that everyone can do to reduce global warming.
Here’s our… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 16, 2009 at 12:41pm —
In a new joint effort, Mokugift and Justin.tv are joining forces to promote a campaign to help stop global climate change via tree planting. The goal is to gather the momentum of the broadcasters and members of Justin.tv to plant at least 1 million trees by Earth Day 2010. Broadcasters on Justin.tv will be able to add a special mokugift widget to their channel page that will enable viewers to plant a tree for $1 each. The widget will show the total number of trees planted via each broadcaster’s… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 14, 2009 at 11:39am —
December 7th marked the start of two weeks of climate meetings, high level discussions and side events in Copenhagen for the Fifteenth Conference of Parties (COP15), also called the UN Climate Change Conference. This date also marked the start of fifteen-hour days of coffee, typing, running to events, typing, the occasional meal, typing, and more coffee inside an enormous conference center for yours truly.
With over fifteen thousand delegates, NGOs, observer organizations,… Continue
Added by Paige Andrews on December 10, 2009 at 8:17pm —
Wed Dec 9, 5:04 pm ET
WASHINGTON (AFP) – The World Bank announced Wednesday 5.5 billion dollars would be invested in solar energy projects in five countries of the Middle East and North Africa in a bid to combat climate change. ...
Added by Lothar Hinsche on December 10, 2009 at 7:28pm —
Stonyfield Farm has teamed up with the Will Steger Foundation to send 12 youth to the United Nations Climate Change Conference.
and tune in weekdays at December 7th - 18th and watch Climate Counts' Wood Turner talk live with Expedition Copenhagen youth correspondents.
Added by 3BL Media on December 10, 2009 at 11:15am —
Here is the link to the 60 Minutes segment (on CBS) about the fact that gold from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is funding one of the most horrifying wars in history.
PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO!
“When there are spikes in violence, it has something to do with contestation over the mineral resources…gold and the rest of them.”
You can have beautiful gold jewelry without supporting violence. Contact C5 company to learn more.
Added by 3BL Media on December 10, 2009 at 10:34am —
SAN DIEGO, CA – December 3, 2009 - While the political world is mired in environmental and energy debates far removed the lives of everyday citizens, one organization is working on the ground to make a real difference in the use of energy and water resources by America’s homeowners. The Eco Institution, a San Diego-based environmental education firm, is training the next generation of “green home inspectors” and “energy auditors”—men and women who help families and businesses in their… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 10, 2009 at 9:39am —
Last week I was fortunate enough to attend the last Green Capital
event for 2009. I have been to dozens of Climate Change and Sustainability events this year and it is easy for me to get the glazed over look when someone puts up a slide of the usual climate change graph, the polar caps melting and that all to cliché photo of a polar bear or penguin.
So it was really refreshing to hear a total different… Continue
Added by Lee Stewart on December 8, 2009 at 9:17pm —
This blog post consists of a section cut from SDialogue's upcoming white paper on sustainability programs. It makes connections and ties together some important background information on sustainability in a unique and fun way. We hope you enjoy...
A Very Brief History of Sustainability
By the 1960s, pollution of our air, land and water reached frightening levels. The Cuyahoga River in Ohio, for example, caught fire for the third time in 1969 due to debris, fuel and… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on December 2, 2009 at 1:03pm —