- published: 23 Nov 2009
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At Construction Specialties "going green" is neither a gimmick nor a sales ploy. Environmental responsibility is woven into every aspect of our business. Our vision, creating products that make buildings better, is one we take very seriously and our hopes are that we not only make buildings better but also make lives better.
Interviewee: Dr. David Schwerin Interviewer: Emily Yung Recorded with Global Education Motivators (GEM) and Chestnut Hill College. Topics covered: the most urgent environmental problem, business incentives, sustainability in developing countries vs. developed countries, and actions taken by consumers, teachers, and students. http://www.gem-ngo.org
To change the idea that doing business and protecting the planet are diametrically opposed, we use the whole company as a tool for environmental activism. The work in 2016 has been concerted, hard and honest. We are guided by a pledge Patagonia Founder Yvon Chouinard made over 20 years ago as part of our mission statement: “to use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis." Read the digital booklet: https://www.patagonia.com/enviro-initiatives-book.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=yt_2016_enviro_initatives_book&utm_medium=seo Pick up a booklet in store: http://www.patagonia.com/store-locator/?patagoniastore=1&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=yt_2016_enviro_grants&utm_medium=seo
This is the short documentary "The Unauthorised History of Earth" which tackles the issue of Corporate Social Responsibility and the mining of NZs conservation lands. The video is set 800 years in the future looking back at the current (early - mid 2010) time period, after the world has become a desolate wasteland, abandoned and eventually has become no more.
Like everything we build, our new Apple campus in Cupertino pushes the boundaries of technology — it will be the most energy‑efficient building of its kind. Powered by 100 percent renewable energy sources, the campus goes beyond showing respect for the environment to forming a partnership with it. Air flows freely between the inside and outside of the building, providing natural ventilation for 75 percent of the year. And sunlight powers one of the largest onsite corporate solar energy installations in the world. The building itself is just part of the story. Just under 80 percent of the site will be open space, populated by more than 7000 trees — including more than 6000 newly planted shade and fruit trees. Drought-tolerant plants will be used throughout the landscape to minimize water u...
This was my presentation for class based on my feelings of how local laws should protect and enforce environmentally-forward practices. I wish it were better quality..and hope you enjoy it anyway ;)
http://www.micronicsflowmeters.com As the globe gradually changes due to the effects of global warming and other environmental factors, responsibilities are being put in place for many industries to meet environmental regulations. This video will explain this more depth for you, as well as show you how Micronics Ultrasonic Flow Meters can make a difference to your environmental responsibilities. For more information, visit our website: http://www.micronicsflowmeters.com
We humans exploit the nature considering ourselves to be the most superior beings. We think that the nature is made for us to use, rather than thinking that we are just a part of the nature like all other non-human entities. This is where the need to have environmental ethics arises. Environmental ethics is a branch of environmental philosophy that studies the ethical relationship between human beings and the environment. This field has given a new dimension to the conservation and protection of the environment. Watch this video to know all about environmental ethics, the issues related to it and our moral responsibility towards it. You can read more about environmental ethics here: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/what-is-environmental-ethics.html
http://www.fao.org/corporate-environmental-responsibility The video shows the environmental sustainability projects implemented at FAO (mainly Headquarters) and it features interviews to Ms. Fernanda Guerrieri, Mr. Martin Frick, Ms. Tina Mittendorf and Mr. Marco House. © FAO: http://www.fao.org Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FAOoftheUN Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/unfao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/faoknowledge © FAO: http://www.fao.org
https://www.johnsabella.com/detail.lasso?title=650698 A component of The Ship Safety Suite, Environmental Responsibility begins with a discussion of the value of the sea in moderating our climate, supporting global commerce and providing mankind with food, recreation and enormous natural beauty. It discusses the commercial seaman's unique responsibility for protecting the environment that provides his or her livelihood. The program goes on to cover climate change, marine litter, ballast water, oil and other liquid pollutants, and toxic substances like TBT. http://www.johnsabella.com/