UN praises companies on environment efforts
- Organic Growth. Turney, Roger // Air Cargo World;Jan2008, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p14
The article reports that the United Kingdom's Soil Association will seek to impose stringent standards on all organic produce flown into Great Britain. These standards would demand that all overseas producers meet tougher ethical trade standards and that they agree to reduce reliance on air...
- For the Ladies. Bretas, Nancy // Waste Age;Jan2008, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p52
The article reports that the Environmental Industry Associations (EIA) Women's Council is helping foster diversity in the waste management industry in the U.S. After just four years in existence, the EIA Women's Council has become a self-sustaining organization with more than 80 members. The...
- HOW IS THE NONPROFIT SECTOR CHANGING? Farruggia, Gianfranco // Futures Research Quarterly;Spring2007, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p5
The article examines changes in the nonprofit sector in the 21st century. The author noted that the cooperative and stewardship elements of nonprofit organizations are more likely to be emphasized, wherein they are behaving much like a third sector industry. The growing focus toward social...
- FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: USES AND APPLICATIONS IN A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CURRICULUM. Broom, Lowell S.; Thornton, Jeremy P.; Carson, Charles M. // Journal of Learning in Higher Education;Fall2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p49
Social Entrepreneurship (SE) programs have been expanding over the past decade. The emergence of this new discipline can be attributed to two overlapping factors. Students (particularly business students) have expressed an increased desire to blend values, ethics and social causes into their own...
- Builders' group crafting 'green' rating system. Schliesman, Kyle // Inside Tucson Business;03/19/2001, Vol. 10 Issue 52, p9
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- Plastics and Rubber Companies Propose Environmental Pact. Scott, Alex // Chemical Week;5/3/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 18, p21
Focuses on a voluntary pact proposed by plastics and rubber federation NRK with the Dutch government to improve the environmental performance of the industry. Members of NRK; Cut in volatile organic compounds (VOC) emissions proposed by NRK.
- Dutch fear tougher measures. Schoenmakers, Ian // Chemical Week;7/7/1993, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p130
Reports on the Dutch chemical association, Vereniging van de Nederlandse Chemische Industrie's ongoing Responsible Care program. Publication of the latest profile of the chemical industry; Signing of the 12 European Chemical Industries Council guidelines; Investments and expenses related to the...
- Finland makes vast strides in Care. Alperowicz, Natasha; O'dwyer, Gerard // Chemical Week;7/7/1993, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p131
Reports on the Suomen Kemianteolliisuus RY implementation of the Responsible Care initiative. Role in combating pollution, in particular, carbon dioxide emissions; Information campaigns and dissemination of technical advice; Initial programs; Agreement on the exchange of information between...
- Sweden helping smaller companies. O'dwyer, Gerard // Chemical Week;7/7/1993, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p132
Reports on the Sveriges Kemibolaget Forbundet's (SKFs) role in the Responsible Care initiative in Sweden. Safety and efficiency plans; Companies' participation in the SKF's Care programs; Source of funding.