Arizona State University remains a national leader in addressing sustainability when it comes to research, outreach and stewardship, according to an annual international publication of university rankings announced April 21. That ranking, published by Times Higher Education magazine, has been driven by the university’s efforts on such issues as poverty and hunger, gender equality, clean water and air, climate change and providing quality education.
DMD Systems Recovery Inc. (DMD) announces its official B Corp certification. B Labs certified DMD based upon the results from the rigorous impact assessment process. DMD joins companies like Unilever, Danone, Athleta and Patagonia. Certified B corps are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.
Brian DelGhiaccio, the current executive vice president and chief transformation officer, will take over the job being vacated by Charles Serianni, who announced his resignation after 23 years with the Phoenix-based recycling and waste management company.
Celebrating Earth Day 2020: The SciTech Institute, in partnership with the Footprint Foundation, is hosting educational programs featuring a slate of thought leaders including a renowned marine biologist, a former NASA space station astronaut and a producer from “The Story of Plastic.”
The Arizona Technology Council and AZ StRUT (Arizona Students Recycling Used Technology), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports Arizona’s technical education, are asking the community for help through the donation of laptops and chargers that can be refurbished for use by students.
The Arizona Technology Council supports renewable energy initiatives and sustainability solutions through engagement, collaboration and education to reduce waste and conserve energy to create a vibrant economy and strong communities for future generations.
e-Stewards® has announced the 2020 class of e-Stewards Certified Recyclers participating in their new ADVANCE+ program. ADVANCE+ is a workforce development program created to employ people with autism and other disabilities. The ADVANCE+ program is designed to help e-Stewards solve critical business labor problems while helping their communities solve a critical and growing social issue.