‘Be that voice for compassion, learning, understanding, and unity’

Campus & Community ‘Be that voice for compassion, learning, understanding, and unity’ Nicholas Burns. Photo by Kayana Szymczak Alvin Powell Harvard Staff Writer May 23, 2024 5 min read Burns and others deliver call to action – and empathy – at Class Day ceremonies Part of the Commencement 2024 series A collection of stories covering […]

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Six receive honorary degrees

Campus & Community Six receive honorary degrees File photo Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer May 23, 2024 7 min read Recipients include an educator, conductor, theoretical physicist, advocate for elderly, writer, and Nobel laureate Part of the Commencement 2024 series A collection of stories covering Harvard University’s 373rd Commencement. The University will confer the honorary degrees […]

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UN Global Compact Introduces CMO Think Lab for Sustainable Growth in Marketing

First-ever Chief Marketing Officer Think Lab to support Marketing’s role in driving Sustainable Growth The UN Global Compact announced the launch of its inaugural Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Think Lab. This innovative initiative aims to tackle the challenges and seize the opportunities facing global marketing leaders as they strive to foster sustainable growth. Historically, the […]

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Ashley Black & Brandy Hip Interviewed by Matt Bird Live from NYSE – ESG News

Ashley Black Guru’s founder Ashley Black and CFO, Brandy Hip discusses their mission in the wellness industry, updates on products, and growth goals with ESG News CEO, Matt Bird – Live from the iconic New York Stock Exchange. INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS: Ashley Black and Brandy Hip discuss their female-led wellness company, Ashley Black Enterprises. Founded by […]

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A Chekhov play relatable to Americans today

Arts & Culture A Chekhov play relatable to Americans today At first, Heidi Schreck wasn’t sure the world needed another take on ‘Uncle Vanya’ Eileen O’Grady Harvard Staff Writer May 9, 2024 5 min read Heidi Schreck talks about her reimagined Chekhov classic “Uncle Vanya.” Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Playwright Heidi Schreck achieved a rare […]

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Meta Uses Artificial Intelligence to Map the Earth’s Forests

A new study by Meta and World Resources Institute (WRI) utilized artificial intelligence (AI) to create a global map of tree canopy height at a resolution of one meter. This allows for the detection of individual trees across the globe. In an effort to promote open-source forest monitoring, all data and AI models associated with […]

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Schneider Electric Appoints Farrukh Shad as Head of Sustainability for APMEA Region

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation announced the appointment of Farrukh Shad as Head of Sustainability Business for the Asia Pacific, India, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) region. In his new role based in Hong Kong, Shad will spearhead Schneider Electric’s sustainability business division across one of the […]

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Bloomberg’s 2023 Impact Report Showcases Progress Towards Net-Zero Emissions and Climate Action

Report highlights Bloomberg’s work to reach its validated science-based net-zero emissions reduction target, and its work to accelerate climate action. Bloomberg published its 2023 Impact Report, which outlines how the company continues to address climate change through its operations, philanthropy and collaborations with partners and industry peers. The report also details how Bloomberg integrates sustainable business […]

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Goldman Sachs aims to deliver $750 billion in sustainable financing, investing by 2030

Goldman Sachs has a long-standing commitment to sustainability, recognizing the scale and urgency of climate change challenges early on. Their approach combines financial services with innovative sustainability solutions to meet the diverse needs of their clients, which range from governments and large businesses to individual investors. Goldman Sachs’ Sustainability Vision Client-Centric Approach: The core strategy […]

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Walmart and Sam’s Club Are Making Sustainable Choices Easy, Accessible and Affordable

Walmart and Sam’s Club are committed to making sustainable choices easier for everyone. Recognizing that 78% of consumers prioritize sustainability, the company leverages its vast reach to offer various solutions. This includes product innovation, responsible packaging, recycling initiatives, and budget-friendly options that promote eco-conscious habits every day, not just on Earth Day. Energy Heroes: Saving […]

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