Blog Posts in Environment

  • Ford Fund Invests in Students, Communities Through the Ford College Community Challenge

    As a sponsor of the Net Impact Conference which begins in just two days, we invited Ford to share all about how their philanthropic arm, Ford Motor Company Fund, has been helping people reach their full potential for 70 years. The fund continually invests in programs that support education, promote safe driving, enrich community life, and encourage employee volunteering. Read all the way to the bottom to find out how you can take part in their programs. ...Read More »

  • Net Impact Supports the Climate Strike Movement

    Net Impact is not a political organization, nor do we believe that climate change is political but rather supported science. The climate strike movement, inspired by Greta Thunberg, has spread rapidly across the world in the last 12 months, and rightfully so. Strikers are demanding that governments step up to take urgent action to prevent catastrophic climate breakdown by phasing out fossil fuels, accelerating the urgent transition to a 100% renewable energy powered world with climate justice and equity at its core. ...Read More »

  • Building Resiliency in Campbell Soup’s Agricultural Supply Chain

    Campbell's image

    Our team met up with Megan Maltenfort, Director, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability at Campbell Soup Company, to discuss their work to adapt their agricultural practices to the impacts of climate change.    ...Read More »

  • Wear it Wise Sends Student to 2019 Copenhagen Fashion Summit

    "When consumers purchase a product, sustainability should come as a requirement, not as a rare bonus."     This spring, I had the opportunity to participate in Net Impact’s 2019 Wear It Wise Campaign for sustainable fashion and was honored to represent Net Impact and the program at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit in Denmark. The Summit brought more than 75 speakers and attendees representing more than 48 countries, an audience including some of the most insightful top management leaders who are actively making a change in the world. This event was a great learning experience because everyone there was not simply focused on fashion, but also on the impact it has on the earth. ...Read More »

  • Savannah College of Art and Design wins the 2019 Wear it Wise Sustainable Fashion Challenge

    In partnership with the Levi Strauss Foundation, Eileen Fisher, Columbia Sportswear and Remake, Net Impact is excited to announce another successful year of Wear it Wise, the organization’s first program dedicated to addressing the impacts of the global fashion industry. Selected Wear it Wise leaders were tasked with designing and executing a public awareness campaign with the goal of educating communities about the social and environmental impacts of the global fashion industry. ...Read More »

  • Do Something for a Good Cause

    Owerri chapter event

    The Net Impact Owerri Chapter exemplifies the belief in the power of networks and connecting individuals to create positive change. Its affiliated nonprofit, Eternal Hope Global Foundation (EHGF), is dedicated to “protecting, educating and empowering vulnerable people, in order to encourage and maintain well-being and economic growth, advanced health researches/innovation and sustainable development,” according to Chapter President and founder Chinadindu Godwin. ...Read More »

  • Net Impact’s Chapters Bring an Authentic Voice to Sustainable Wine Marketing

    Finalist at Kendall-Jackson

    How can a major wine company talk about sustainability while remaining authentic and relatable to U.S. consumers?  In our recently completed program, The Best Grapes are Green: A Sustainability Case Competition from Kendall-Jackson, participants took on this real-world business challenge and made recommendations on what Kendall-Jackson can do to connect their sustainability commitment to consumers in the store. ...Read More »

  • Join the People’s Climate March

    Hundreds Of Thousands Turn Out For the 2014 People’s Climate March In New York City.

    The People’s Climate March will take place on April 29th in Washington D.C. with sister marches around the globe. ...Read More »

  • stok Part 4: Pods with a Purpose

    Part 4 of our 4-part blog series featuring stok, a company with a unique plan for innovation

    The final post in our 4-part blog series profiling, stok, an exceptionally innovative company located in San Francisco, CA. ...Read More »

  • How Can We Move Our Food Systems Toward a Carbon Neutral Supply Chain?

    Net Impact launches the Food Solutions Challenge.

    Net Impact, in partnership with Monsanto, is launching an event series focused on moving our food systems toward a carbon neutral or carbon positive supply chain. Important themes for the event series include global food production, climate change, and the need to feed a growing world. Groups of students and professionals are coming together around the world to share their ideas and generate potential solutions to address the inefficiencies in the food system. Net Impact helps fund each event and provides helpful toolkits and support. After each event, the chapter or group will select a top idea as their submission to the overall global food solutions competition.   ...Read More »

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