Category: Global Awareness

A collection of articles discussing energy, environment, sustainability and charity.

Earth Day 2016 Activities

By · April 22, 2016 · Filed in Global Awareness · Comments Off on Earth Day 2016 Activities

Earth Day 2016 Activities: 15 Ideas And Ways To Celebrate Mother Nature And Become An Environmental Steward BY ABIGAIL ABRAMS @ABBYABRAMS ON 04/21/16 AT 4:00 PM Get ready to reduce, reuse and recycle, because Earth Day is here. Being environmentally conscious isn’t just for activists, and Earth Day is a great time to start thinking […]

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Counter Culture’s 2015 Greenhouse Gas Report

By · January 7, 2016 · Filed in Global Awareness, Coffee Corner · Comments Off on Counter Culture’s 2015 Greenhouse Gas Report

Counter Culture’s Honest, Thoughtful Greenhouse Gas Report Nick Brown | January 6, 2016 Counter Culture Coffee photo, taken at the Durham (N.C.) roastery and headquarters. We devote a lot of space on this site — some readers might even say too much space — to environmental sustainability issues. Most often the focus of these issues […]

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Water.IO Transforms Ordinary Bottle into ‘Smart Bottle’

By · December 18, 2015 · Filed in Global Awareness · Comments Off on Water.IO Transforms Ordinary Bottle into ‘Smart Bottle’

Interview: Water.IO transforms ordinary bottle into ‘smart bottle’ Jessica Gayon | December 10, 2015 The demand for “smart” packaging has greatly increased this year, with reports predicting 8% annual growth to $3.5bn by 2017, in the US alone. Earlier this year, we reported on Hidrate’s bottle revolutionising water intake and Johnnie Walker’s smart bottle that alerts […]

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Coffee Project Tackles Homelessness

By · December 10, 2015 · Filed in Global Awareness, Coffee Corner · Comments Off on Coffee Project Tackles Homelessness

The Big Issue just launched a coffee project to tackle homelessness The Change Please team, reducing homelessness one coffee at a time RACHEL THOMPSON | NOV 23, 2015 LONDON — What if your morning coffee could change somebody’s life? Well, that’s the idea behind a partnership between The Big Issue and Old Spike Roastery to launch […]

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Heifer International’s World Food Day Discussion

By · October 16, 2015 · Filed in Global Awareness · Comments Off on Heifer International’s World Food Day Discussion

World Food Day 2015: Social Protection and Agriculture Pierre Ferrari | October 16, 2015 Seventy years ago today, 42 countries founded the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in a monumental step toward ending global hunger and malnutrition. The world has come a long way, but there is still much work to […]

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Innovation is only way to meet future food challenges | PepsiCo

By · October 15, 2015 · Filed in Global Awareness · Comments Off on Innovation is only way to meet future food challenges | PepsiCo

PepsiCo has been actively working on the composition of its food products, including reducing the salt in its Lay’s potato chips. MINNEAPOLIS — If food companies think there are big challenges feeding today’s world and its 7.3 billion people, even bigger problems face them in the future, said Mehmood Khan, M.D., Ph.D., vice-chairman and chief […]

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Vending Sustainability Initiatives | Press Release

By · September 25, 2015 · Filed in Global Awareness, Vending Industry News · Comments Off on Vending Sustainability Initiatives | Press Release

Following our bottlers’ sustainability initiatives, we came across this press release on Vending Times: PepsiCo Sustainability Initiatives Delivered More Than $375 Million In Estimated Cost Savings Since 2010 September 25, 2015  | PepsiCo PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) today announced that its environmental sustainability programs saved the company more than $375 million since its goals were […]

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