Meet JetBlue’s latest sustainability initiative, BlueBud, a small business partnership cultivator
JetBlue recently launched its first business mentoring program —BlueBud (buddies + budding new companies) – to help other innovative companies learn what it takes to get their products onboard commercial aircraft. Continue reading Sustainable Food- How to Land an Airline for Your Product
Congratulations, Sarah Thomas!
The NFL just confirmed the first female to officiate for the National Football League.
In the off-season, Thomas is a pharmaceutical rep and mom to a daughter and two sons.
“They just know mom officiates and it’s nothing foreign to them or pioneering or anything.”
Being “first” is pretty pioneering, especially when it’s been nearly 100 years in the making. Continue reading Way To #LeanIn, NFL. Now, About That Tax Exemption…
“We urgently need an immediate halt to the fighting, to allow families in the worst affected areas, such as Aden, to venture out to get food and water, or to seek medical care. For the wounded, their chances of survival depend on action within hours, not days.”
-Robert Mardini, ICRC’s Head of Operations for the Middle East
Who’s Watching the Watchers?
Artists in Brooklyn Park secretly erected a bust of Edward Snowden. Manhunt ensues.
Amidst government efforts to tighten security and tackle cybercrime, Edward Snowden re-enters civil discourse as Congress prepares to consider reauthorization of the US Patriot Act and FISA provisions. Here’s what you need to know, and how to monitor the legislation. Continue reading Snowden: Spotted in Brooklyn, Moscow, & Last Week Tonight
Future 40: Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada
The difference between Corporate Knights’ Future 40 ranking and its annual Best 50 ranking has to do with the size of the companies represented.
To make the Best 50, companies need to have at least $2 billion in revenues. Under that, companies fall into the Future 40.
The information that makes up the Future 40 is collected from publicly traded companies that disclose their environmental, social and governance data either through CSR/sustainability reports or some other publicly accessible medium. That data is aggregated by organizations such as Bloomberg. For non-publicly traded companies, reports identified by the GRI are used. Continue reading Canada’s Corporate Knights Announces Top 40 in CSR
Stockholm’s effort to reduce road deaths to zero by 2020 has become an international model for “walkable cities.”
“Most transpo devotees are familar with Sweden’s incredible success of Vision Zero, a goal to eventually curb road deaths and serious injuries to zero by 2020. Many cities worldwide, especially in the United States, have now adopted various forms of it.”
Continue reading Mental Vacay: Stockholm, Sweeden + Vision Zero Lead the Way to Walkable Cities