Carnival Corporation Launches New Brand, Creates New Travel Category for Social Impact

 Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest travel and leisure company, today launched a new brand called fathom™, defining a new travel category it is calling “social impact travel,” that will offer consumers authentic, meaningful impact travel experiences to work alongside locals as they tackle community needs.

Anheuser-Busch InBev is Most Efficient in Terms of Water Use Among Global Brewers

 Anheuser-Busch InBev (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) announced it is the most efficient in terms of water use among global brewers1. The designation was achieved by reaching an industry-leading water use ratio of 3.2 hectoliters per hectoliter of production. From 2013 to 2014, this resulted in saving the equivalent of the amount of water it takes to make more than 4 billion cans of our beers.

Farm Credit Hosts Capitol Hill Event to Honor Farmer Veterans, Celebrate Success of Farmer Veteran Coalition’s Homegrown By Heroes Program

 Farm Credit, a national network of cooperatives that support rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services, is hosting an event today on Capitol Hill to showcase the contributions of farmer veterans and celebrate the success of the Homegrown By Heroes program. The event is presented by Farm Credit in collaboration with the House Agriculture Committee Chairman K.

Morgan Stanley Employees Contribute Over 8,000 Hours to Strategy Development for Nine Nonprofit Organizations in U.S. Strategy Challenge

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the completion of the seventh annual U.S. Strategy Challenge, a ten-week program in which top-performing Morgan Stanley employees provide pro-bono strategic advice to nonprofit organizations on mission critical challenges. This year, nine nonprofits participated in the program and Morgan Stanley teams presented final strategic recommendations for each nonprofit in a competition at Morgan Stanley’s New York headquarters on June 3.

Companies Urged to Challenge Sustainability Claims

 Challenge the Label is a new simple yet informative tool that helps businesses who encounter sustainability labels to test the credibility of the claim.

Understanding the claims and promises behind sustainability labels means people can make purchasing choices that affect the issues that matter.

Van Alen Institute, AECOM and 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by Rockefeller Foundation – Call on Students to Propose Designs for More Resilient Urban Food, Water and Energy Systems

AECOM, Van Alen Institute and 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation – today launched Urban SOS: All Systems Go, an ideas competition calling on multidisciplinary teams of students worldwide to identify risks to urban food, energy, or water systems, and offer strategies that make these systems more efficient, equitable, and accessible to diverse populations.

Novo Nordisk in the US – Teaming Up to Change Diabetes

Today, Novo Nordisk published a new issue of its quarterly sustainability magazine, TBL Quarterly with focus on the US. Diabetes affects 29 million people in the US and is changing the health of its citizens and putting pressure on the delivery of healthcare. Making a positive difference for patients and the healthcare system requires partnerships and collaborations with communities and with those who have a stake in how the US confronts diabetes.

TransCanada Releases 2014 CSR Report

TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) officially released its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report (csrreport.transcanada.com) today. The 2014 CSR Report was released during Canadian Environment Week as a testament to the company’s focus on CSR and commitment to operating safely and in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner.

Karen Hinton Lauded by Ecuadorian Communities for Work Holding Chevron Accountable for Toxic Dumping

The coalition of indigenous and farmer communities in Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest who won a historic $9.5 billon environmental judgment against Chevron issued statements today lauding Karen Hinton as a “hero” for her work as a communications specialist for the past seven years. 

StewardChoice Posts v3.0 Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Plan

StewardChoice Enterprises Inc. has released v3.0 of the Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Plan which can be viewed here. The newest version reflects further clarification and additional commitments regarding this new proposed recycling service.

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