In 2015, 193 countries committed to making the world more prosperous, resilient and sustainable by adopting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A number of businesses took the same pledge and accepted the responsibility to do their part. Photo: By Court Smith
Mental health issues permeate the headlines. Instead of discussing solutions, the news is covering the results of not resolving the issues. I work with a number of mental health providers and have their stories to share.
Max Burgers (MAX) may not be well-known outside of Sweden or its’ growing collection of restaurants in Europe and the Middle East, but it has found a way to create a menu for their 130 restaurants that actually removes carbon dioxides from the atmosphere. On June 5th, at the Sustainable Brands event in Vancouver, Canada, MAX officially launches their climate positive burgers. From June 14th every single bite of a MAX burger helps our climate. [Link to news release.]
Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the full programming and schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West) in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Activation Hub is the central hub of the Vancouver conference, an area where attendees gather to hear from solution-providers, to collaborate and co-create on market sector innovations, and to network with current and future partners. *Photo Credit: Vancouver Economic Commission.
SBIO semi-finalist Plascon Plastics’ patented processes allow specific waste streams of materials to be incorporated directly into the injection molding process for use in new plastic products and packaging. | Image credit: Plascon Plastics
A lot of the discussion at the G7 summit next month will focus on ocean sustainability and a plastics charter still being negotiated with G7 nations, led by Environment Minister Catherine McKenna. While the Prime Minister focuses his ocean’s agenda is expected to focus on three areas: combating overfishing, reducing the dumping of harmful plastics and finding ways to help coastal states — including parts of the United States — cope with rising sea levels, corporations are already redesigning their business around cleaner oceans.
he Guild of Artists & Artisans is a non-profit, membership organization of professional artists that produces six art events throughout the year, including the award-winning Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair. Each event is a juried event, representing a diverse array of fine art mediums, with ceramics, painting, photography, glass, jewelry, sculpture, mixed media, drawing, printmaking and more. Entertainment and great food options at each of these fairs make them extra enjoyable and exciting events.
In their first exhibition of 2018, PLAYGROUND DETROIT will feature 100 works by 70 different artists, all of whom have a developmental disability. The exhibition, “What Color Do You Want to Start With?” starts with an evening opening reception on Thursday, January 25, 2018, from 6-9P, and runs until February 3, 2018. Gallery hours are Wednesday-Friday, 12-6p and Saturday, 12-4P.
In 2003 Warren Buffet said Detroit has "huge potential" and might even be a place for Berkshire Hathaway to invest if he finds a suitable company. Today, Berkshire Hathaway announced The Loft Warehouse joins their HomeServices Real Estate Brokerage Network, their first investment in the City of Detroit.
Independent Sector, the Michigan Nonprofit Association, and the Council of Michigan Foundations will host more than 1,000 changemakers at Our Common Future in Detroit this October 25-27.
In spite of a chaotic political arena, a majority of Americans share the view that The Good Life is defined by connections to people and planet more than by material wealth and consumption. Furthermore, Americans are looking to brands to take the lead in showing them how they can make a more fulfilling life according to a US study of 1,000 adults 18+ conducted in April 2017.
In spite of a chaotic political arena, a majority of Americans share the view that The Good Life is defined by connections to people and planet more than by material wealth and consumption. Furthermore, Americans are looking to brands to take the lead in showing them how they can make a more fulfilling life according to a US study of 1,000 adults 18+ conducted in April 2017. The Enabling the Good Life Report from Sustainable Brands and Harris Poll released today shows the dramatic shift in American attitudes and reflects a gap between people’s new aspirations and the ways business responds.
Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands’17 Detroit at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Over 2,000 business executives along with their teams from 35+ countries across the globe are attending the conference and Activation Hub. In addition, there is anticipated record breaking livestream viewership in collaboration with Detroit Public Television (DPTV).
Forthcoming survey also highlights employees’ attitudes about corporate social activism amid the uncertainties of the new presidential administration
Sustainable Brands® announces Bill Ford, Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company, as an Opening Night keynote speaker at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Bill Ford will share Ford Motor Company’s transformative journey toward delivering innovative good mobility products and services to 21st-century customers.
Gentleman’s Box, a premier grooming subscription box for men, and Jim Beam Black®, the world’s highest-rated bourbon according to the 2016 International Wine & Spirits Competition*, have partnered to release a series of limited-edition boxes. Each uniquely-themed Gentleman’s Box will be equipped with a variety of premium accessories that will help any guy of legal drinking age elevate his taste.
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For children and families living with autism, there will be a Special Needs Santa at Laurel Park Mall (37700 West Six Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152) on December 4 and for those in Michigan's Upper Penninsula, , there will be a Sensitive Santa at Lincoln Elementary School (810 5th Ave E, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783), on December 4, from 1-5 PM.
I want to tell you about a program coming back to New Mexico this Friday that will help siblings of people living with autism understand that they are just as important as their brother and sister living with Special Needs. Centria Health Care along with the Autism Society of New Mexico are bringing back a successful program that provides an outlet for siblings of special needs children, that lets them know that they too are special, needed and wanted.
The THMuller Galleri, the lofts and Detroit Denim, together tell a great story about Detroit. Refurbishing a vacant building in an untapped section of Detroit, relocating an office from the suburbs, securing Detroit Denim as a tenant that represents the grit of Detroit and the future of manufacturing in the Motor City and building lofts to build a community — Complemented by an art gallery and Swedish-artist to weave arts and culture into a city’s renaissance.