McDonalds announces sustainable source commitment

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) McDonald’s Corporation has announced its Sustainable Land Management Commitment (SLMC), a significant advancement in the company’s effort to ensure the food served in its restaurants around the world is sourced from certified sustainable sources.

A Dubious (or Curious) Response?

Environmental Economics

The selective use of a single publication from a vast peer-reviewed literature to defend a stance critical of the use of a method flies in the face of responsible use of academic research and will ultimately lead to bad public policy.

Sun Microsystems Commitment to Eco Responsibility

Eco Friendly Daily

According to David Douglas, vice president of eco responsibility at Sun Microsystems, his company’s products are now generating less energy and producing less waste.

How to tell when we need a Cleanse in the Commitment Department.

Elephant Journal

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Muntons leads the world - Low Carbon commitment

Green (Living) Review

In a bold move, Muntons plc has become the first maltster in the world to make a dedicated appointment to ensure that it will meet its commitment to produce 100% low carbon malt within the next five years.

Industry response to The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan

Green (Living) Review

Actions are split across the supply chain, with a lead body given responsibility for the delivery of each. On the whole, however, England is still lagging far behind and this is simply down to a lack of commitment from those in power.


Green (Living) Review

However, if Brown is truly going to emulate the Victorian spirit of investment shown in the nineteenth century, then he will have to commit to a cohesive environmental strategy, sustainable infrastructure development and risk-taking on a massive scale. Unless its response to the threat is proportionate and urgent, the public will have every right to mistrust the seriousness of its endeavor.

Panera Extends Commitment to Animal Welfare


Just six months after Panera announced a “responsibly raised” livestock and poultry food policy, the company announced further plans to clean up its animal welfare act. In a progress report Read More The post Panera Extends Commitment to Animal Welfare appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Britain makes pledge for a historic climate change commitment

Green (Living) Review

The beauty of 10:10 is that it's both achievable and meaningful The world's response to global warming is a classic case of all mouth and no trousers. Tuesday, September 1, 2009 saw the launch of 10:10 campaign in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern, London.

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Europe Maintains Commitment to Ambition and Action at Recent Marrakesh Climate Talks

Conservancy Talk

As climate experts from around the world descended on Marrakesh, Morocco for this year’s annual climate change negotiations, it was encouraging to see countries re-affirm their commitment to taking bold action together. 2016 is now set to be the warmest year on record [1].

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HRH The Prince of Wales receives international recognition for his unrelenting commitment to promote sustainability

Green (Living) Review

The International Green Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award is a prestigious accolade, bestowed to individuals who have been committed to the sustainability cause and inspired others to positive action.

If you Commit to Anything in the New Year, Make it This.

Elephant Journal

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Europe is committed to the criminalization of old varieties of seeds

Green (Living) Review

The aims of the “Plant reproductive materials law” is to make all plants and seeds the virtual responsibility of government and only the real big companies can afford the thousands of Euro required to register each and every plant and varieties thereof.

Commit to Making 2012 Green

Eco Friendly Daily

That’s why it is so important to take this opportunity to make a commitment to make 2012 green. Going green means taking responsibility for your impact on the environment. There’s no doubt that 2011 was a rough year all around. It is a positive gesture that will benefit you and the environment. When you’re thinking of making resolution, add a few to make the world a better place. Recycle more.

Dubai Confirms Commitment to Sustainable Environment, Energy

Green Prophet

Hence, there is a heavy responsibility we should not relent to bear,” he said. “Our Green Economy Initiative announced his year invokes our commitment to diversify energy sources and preserve the environment, while bolstering our competitive status to become a leading centre for the export and re-export of green products and technologies,” he said.

Israel Commits Itself To More Desalination

Green Prophet

Jordan has recently kick-started a campaign to monitor water theft in response to a water crisis in several parts of the Jordan Valley.

Eco-Resolution for November: Decorate, Shop & Wrap Responsibly

The Green Samaritan

With Americans generating an additional 5 million tons of trash during this time, (4 million of which is wrapping paper and shopping bags), it’s time to commit to the eco-resolution for November which is to decorate, shop and wrap responsibly for the holidays.

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ALEC Disbands Task Force Responsible for Stand Your Ground.

PR Watch

ALEC Disbands Task Force Responsible for Stand Your Ground, Voter ID, Prison Privatization, AZ's SB 1070. ALECs responses to the campaign also claimed that "ALEC policies promote economic vitality." Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy.

Georgia Advocates Help Push State Commitment to Clean Energy

Sierra Club Compass

Before the vote, about 50 clean-energy advocates held a counter-demonstration in response to a rally funded by the Koch brothers. "The Georgia has taken a huge step toward planting the seeds needed to grow a clean-energy economy.

Accor Hotels Ups its Sustainability Commitment and Visibility of that Commitment


Accor, the world's largest hotel operator has unveiled its Planet 21 initiative - setting out 21 new commitments to the environment and sustainability to be achieved by 2015. The program is structured around 21 commitments backed by quantifiable objectives that all hotels are

FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT: One year on, leading jeweller reports positive response to Fairtrade gold

Green (Living) Review

Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery reports a positive response from customers to Fairtrade gold as Fairtrade Fortnight 2012 kicks off.

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Responsible living

The Green Changemakers

Thanks to environmental commitments by companies such as Walmart, CFLs are now readily available for about $2 each.

Turkey Further Commits to Biodegradable Plastic Products With New Agreement

Green Prophet

Turkey is ahead of most European countries in its commitment to biodegradable plastics, says the CEO of Cereplast, an international biobased and compostable plastic manufacturer.

GM CEO Commits to Reviewing Funding for Heartland


Speaking to a crowd of 250, Akerson stated that he believes in global warming, and committed to reviewing GM's funding for Heartland when he returns to Detroit. Akerson's statements came in response to a direct query from event moderator Greg Dalton.

Abu Dhabi Social Responsibility Firm Plans Organic Farm in Ghana

Green Prophet

Nahtam is committed to social responsibility. While many companies in the Middle East are grabbing land throughout Africa to buffer resource scarcity, Abu Dhabi-based firm Nahtam has plans to plant an organic farm in Ghana to offset carbon and create jobs.

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Trump vs SNL: “It is a totally one-sided, biased show.” Here’s Alec Baldwin’s response.

Elephant Journal

Crooked Donald committing fraud and having to settle for $25,000,000 is news. How I stopped Speed Dating my Passions & finally Committed. ” Here’s Alec Baldwin’s response. Alec Baldwin responds.

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Global Response to Climate Change Urged


“The goal is to generate the political commitment to keep global temperature rise below the agreed 2-degree Celsius threshold.” “The heat is on.

Beyond Light Bulbs: Individual Responsibility and Climate Action


International negotiations have failed to give us strong global commitments on climate change. Nations are falling short on their commitments for greenhouse gas emission reductions. Forget top-down solutions: it’s time to shine a light on what community action can achieve.

Teaching Social Responsibility

The Green Changemakers

MORNINGSIDE CENTER for Teaching Social Responsibility works in public schools and communities to help teachers, students, and parents build skills, knowledge and community. PAZ is the product of a shared commitment by P.S. 24 and Morningside Center to educating youngsters' hearts as well as their minds. Through our programs, people learn to solve conflicts nonviolently, challenge bias, communicate better, and work together to build a more just and peaceful society.

Pacifica Perfume: Sustainable, Socially Responsible Scents to Savor

Eco Chic

We are committed to applying our vision in every way possible to make Pacifica a company that holds true to its values. Avid surfer Brook Havey-Taylor founded Pacifica in 1996 to put her training in aromatherapy to work and share the scents from her travels.

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Environmentally Responsible Windows Feature Recycled Materials and with SmartSun Glass Offer Energy Efficiency

Green Life Smart Life

The Andersen 100 Series WIndowf features environmentally responsible and third-party-certified construction, economical price, and energy-saving performance. Andersen also is committed to using only wood from sources certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council, Sustainable Forestry Initiative or similar organizations. Recycled content is an important component in the construction of 100 Series products.

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What My Wedding Ring Means.

Elephant Journal

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Improve Relationships by Remembering These 3 Things.

Elephant Journal

When we are wiling to be wrong, take responsibility for our emotions and examine the dark corners of ourselves, we can experience empowering, sustainable relationships. Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) WAYLON: Today Only commitment ego friendship love mindfulness relationship right self-awareness wrong

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The Finger and the Moon: What Are We Practicing When We Practice Yoga?

Elephant Journal

When you can divert the usual reaction and replace it with a modulated response, it's a huge victory. We need moments of personal triumph to stay the course in our lives. Without small (or large) victories, life would feel empty and meaningless.

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Power, Responsibility, and Accountability: Re-Thinking the Legitimacy of Institutions for Climate Finance

The Green Changemakers

Institutional Arrangements for Climate Finance: Power, Responsibility, and Accountability Box A. incremental, marginal, transformative costs) allocate responsibilities between contributor and recipient countries, and between the financial mechanisms and recipient countries?

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LEAKED: Secret Trade Document Reveals Weak Environmental Standards

Sierra Club Compass

free trade agreements have been legally enforceable and included a list of environmental treaties that countries committed to uphold. Since the May 2007 bipartisan agreement on trade, all trade pacts have obligated that countries uphold their commitments made under MEAs.

Marriott: “green” is a competitive advantage

Green Traveler Guides

And he continues: “I also believe companies with a solid foundation of environmentally and socially responsible business practices have a competitive advantage.

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Hilton Hotels to Share Food Waste in Hungry Egypt

Green Prophet

“This is an important program because every year billions of pounds of food go to waste, while at the same time more than 850 million people do not have enough to eat,” Jennifer Silberman, vice president of corporate responsibility for Hilton told Triple Pundit.

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The Choice To Be a Daddy. ~ Cami Krueger

Elephant Journal

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Leaked: European Union Trade Document, Translation: Climate Disaster

Sierra Club Compass

Such a specific commitment would, in the EU’s view, not require that the U.S. Ilana Solomon, Director, Sierra Club’s Responsible Trade Program. International Responsible Trade

How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger Responsible Alternative Energy Projects by greenwise on March 10, 2011 An ambitious green energy plan initiated by LA Community colleges has proved to be so costly and impractical that many projects have been scrapped.

How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger Responsible Alternative Energy Projects by greenwise on March 10, 2011 An ambitious green energy plan initiated by LA Community colleges has proved to be so costly and impractical that many projects have been scrapped.

Ding Dong! Avon Calling – Hello Green Tomorrow!

The Green Samaritan

Though many jokes may have been made around this iconic ad campaign phrase, Avon isn’t joking around these days with their firm commitment to the environment.

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