Posted on June 2, 2016
This Sunday is World Environment Day, which the United Nations calls its “principal vehicle” for encouraging awareness and action for the environment. It’s clear that it’s important for the world to work together in many ways to ensure a sustainable future. Aviation, buildings and food are three key areas in…
Posted on April 15, 2016
I attended the Green Schools Conference and Expo to speak on a panel about school nutrition.
I recently attended the 2016 Green Schools Conference and Expo hosted by the Center for Green Schools. This conference brought together green schools thought leaders to advance the shared vision of green schools for all within this generation.
The conference examined many aspects of green schools – from green playgrounds to…
Posted on December 22, 2015
Volunteers help DC Central Kitchen transform 3,000 pounds of donated food into 5,000 meals every day. Courtesy: DC Central Kitchen.
How can food waste make the world a better place?
When it feeds nearly 11,000 people per day.
At United Technologies, we’ve been proud to support DC Central Kitchen in their mission to use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities.
In the spirit of the holidays, I’m…
Posted on August 4, 2015
Today’s guest blogger, Barton Seaver.
Today, I’m pleased to turn my blog over to Barton Seaver, a chef, Explorer with the National Geographic Society, and director of the Healthy and Sustainable Food program at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Barton is one of America’s…
Posted on July 31, 2015
Today’s guest blogger, Philippe Cousteau.
Today, I’m pleased to turn my blog over to Philippe Cousteau, the son of Philippe Cousteau Sr. and grandson of Jacques Cousteau and author, speaker and founder of Earth Echo International.
We face a future where water will be the new oil. By 2025, the United Nations says that two thirds…