Older Millennials More Cynical About Cause Marketing

Read the full story in Marketing Daily. While Gen Y continues to expect companies to become more committed to social and environmental causes — and to share about them through social media — there has been a shift, according to new research from Cone Communications. Older Millennials 25 to 34 are increasingly questioning their ability …

Even Poor Countries End Up Wasting Tons Of Food

Read the full story from National Public Radio. The fact that a huge amount of food is wasted each year will be no surprise to anybody in the West. What might come as a surprise is that a large percentage of global food waste occurs in developing countries — primarily because of poor infrastructure and …

New children’s health research projects funded by NIH

Read the full story in Environmental Factor. Researchers working to improve children’s health now have more opportunities to understand the role environmental exposures play in children’s health and development, thanks to new funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIEHS joined with NIH Sept. 28 in announcing the recipients of new projects that will …

Climate change and environmental exposures challenge announced

NIEHS announced a new challenge Sept. 15 as part of the Climate and Health Innovation Challenge Series. The institute is calling on scientists and other innovators to create tools, such as data visualizations, to support decision-makers whose work may be affected by alterations in environmental exposures associated with climate change. The goals of the NIEHS …

Food Giants Align For Climate Action

Read the full story in the Huffington Post. A Republican, a Democrat and a bunch of major food corporations put their support behind meaningful action on climate change Thursday. Representatives from Mars, General Mills, Unilever, Ben & Jerry's and Nestle appeared at an event on Capitol Hill calling for strong government action on climate. Sen. …