Monthly Archives: August 2016

College Students and GM Unite to Boost Sustainability

College Students and GM Unite to Boost Sustainability

General Motors created its first Student Sustainability Advisory Council this year to begin a new dialogue on sustainability. Composed of five graduate students from MIT, Penn State, Georgia Tech, University of Michigan and Stanford, the council provides fresh perspectives on sustainability at GM. The company convenes formal stakeholder dialogues through Ceres and informally through various ... Read More
 
SP Participates in AAMA Summit on Sustainability

SP Participates in AAMA Summit on Sustainability

SP was pleased to have the opportunity to be a collaborator in AAMA’s Summit for Sustainability, held on August 19 in Huntsville, AL.  We appreciated the opportunity to share information on advancing sustainability in the auto supply chain with leading manufacturers in the Southeast United States. AAMA’s Summit for Sustainability in Materials & Manufacturing offered a ... Read More
 
Covanta Hosts SP Meeting in Huntsville

Covanta Hosts SP Meeting in Huntsville

On August 18, 2016 Covanta hosted SP’s 3rd Quarter meeting at its facility in Huntsville, AL. Participants had an opportunity to tour Covanta’s Huntsville facility during the meeting and see how their resource recovery process works. The meeting included discussions on issues such as global and local initiatives on resource efficiency, integrating sustainability in policy/programs, ... Read More
 
Ford Volunteer Corps Begins Global Caring Month with Transformational Clean Water Project, Challenge Grants

Ford Volunteer Corps Begins Global Caring Month with Transformational Clean Water Project, Challenge Grants

Ford Motor Company kicks off Global Caring Month in September with a transformational undertaking by the Ford Volunteer Corps — the Thailand Clean Water Community Project, winner of a $200,000 grant from the Bill Ford Better World Challenge. Hundreds of Ford volunteers will help rebuild a water system in the town of Chanthaburi that serves ... Read More
 
The Nature of It All

The Nature of It All

Toyota Donates $1 Million to Help Fund New Yellowstone Youth Campus Campus Will Be First Regenerative Campus of Living Buildings in a National Park YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (Aug. 25, 2016) –  Online gaming or using social media apps – kids often live in virtual environments.  But kids in Yellowstone National Park will soon have a ... Read More