In Search of Sunrise Series - Video #1
We hope the video in this post brings a smile to your day.
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) Receives $2.5 Million Gift from Sidney Kohl Family
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Now in its 8th year helping thousands of people in need throughout the Palm Beaches, Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) has received a $2.5 million gift from the Sidney Kohl Family that will significantly amplify and sustain its work forever. To honor this remarkable contribution, the center is renamed the Dorothy & Sidney Kohl Jewish Volunteer Center (Kohl JVC). The gift was announced on May 11, 2023, at Federation’s Annual Meeting. With
Ugh! Only 4% of Sustainability Funds meet combined requirements of US, UK and EU!
As this article explains, there are two problems currently existing - differences of standards between governments and fund portfolio companies with home-grown programs that are not aligned with any standards. Fortunately, we are a solution.
Coke Florida Recognized as a US Best Managed Company
Coke Florida Recognized as a US Best Managed Company, Second Consecutive YearMay 08, 2023 12:39 PM Eastern Daylight TimeTAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2023 US Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte* Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their management teams. This is the second consecutive year that Coke Florida has been named a
Senior Research Symposium Spotlights FAU High School Students’ Science at MPFI
Twenty-two remarkable students from Florida Atlantic University High School – Jupiter Campus were recognized for extraordinary academic achievements at the Senior Research Symposium held on April 25 at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience. The students are the latest group to benefit from a partnership between FAU High and Max Planck Academy, one of the world’s leading scientific research institutions. During the symposium, seniors shared posters and oral presentations of their research. An
MPFI Researcher Receives Prominent Award to Launch New Lab
The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience announces that Dr. Madineh Sarvestani has been named a Freeman Hrabowski Scholar by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The award provides up to $8.6 million for five to 10 years to support outstanding early-career faculty members who have strong potential to become leaders in the field and who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in science through their mentorship of trainees from populations underrepresented in US science. Dr.
MPFI Names New COO
Ivan Baines played an instrumental role in establishing the Max Plank Florida Institute for Neuroscience, guiding the building construction and overseeing its operations from 2010-2013. Now he returns as its Chief Operating Officer as of April 1, 2023. Throughout his 30-year career, Dr. Baines has worked in some of the world’s leading life sciences research organizations. He specializes in designing, implementing, and optimizing scientific infrastructure and operations to maximize resources for
Greenwashing - The EU fights back!
As reported in this post, the EU Parliament has voted to support new rules to combat Greenwashing. Why would you care? Expect to see similar laws in the US and Canada soon.
Video on ESG Definition and Components
This is an excellent video on the definition of ESG and the various components reviewed.
Are you doing all you can to grow your company?
This post asks five questions that help answer the bigger question of - Are you doing all you can to grow your company?
What is the difference between Carbon Neutrality and Net Zero?
This post explains the differences between carbon neutrality and net zero.
How does your company define sustainability?
Your company's definition of sustainability will be a key factor in your ability to start, maintain, enjoy and actually add value, with a sustainability program. This link provides our definition. This link provides what we believe you should look for in a sustainability program.
Snap Cares Partners with Friends of Jupiter Beach to Launch Innovative NFT Digital Art Collection
Jupiter, FL - Snap Cares, a pioneering force in the realm of blockchain and digital art, is proud to announce its groundbreaking partnership with Friends of Jupiter Beach. Together, they are set to revolutionize fundraising and philanthropy through the launch of their first-ever NFT Digital Art Collection. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, represent a new frontier in investment, profit generation, and fundraising. Snap Cares, inspired by the immense success of its Rubber Doug launch last summer, aims to
For Greenwashers - Tick Tock
Per various studies, the percentage of companies that are exaggerating their sustainability/Green claims is between 50% - 75%. Per this post/article, misleading is going to become harder without being caught. If you know you are greenwashing and want to clean it up before caught; or want to be part of the top sustainability program in the world; or just want to do the right thing; give us a call.
Experienced Law Enforcement Leader Carson Nightwine Joins Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County to Strengthen Jewish Community Security
West Palm Beach, FLA. (May 10, 2023) –Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County announced it has hired experienced law enforcement professional Carson Nightwine, Jr. as the Director of Community Security. Nightwine brings more than two decades of service for the U.S. government in various security and law enforcement positions. His hire reflects Federation’s continued commitment and investment to its top priority of ensuring the safety and security of the Jewish community, including synagogues, other Jewish
Become Carbon Neutral
This post explains the most cost-efficent and financially-beneficial process for your company to benefit from becoming carbon neutral.
Is your company ready?
Is your company ready for the opportunity that change always brings? This post provides key points for you to think about.
WWNN Radio Interview of Edenark Group CEO
Jacqueline Jimenez of WWNN's Newsworthy Stories, interviews David Goodman in this segment.
UCLA Extension Student Interview of Edenark Group CEO on Sustainability
This post includes a link to an interview of David Goodman, CEO of Edenark Group, by a UCLA extension student on the subject of sustainability.
SellSMART Not Hard d/b/a OMNIVERSE CITY™ will Pursue Sustainability Certification
SellSMART Not Hard d/b/a OMNIVERSE CITY™, a NY-based, Metaverse-as-a-service company, has decided to join the global coalition of companies that choose to grow while also protecting. Here is a link to their post.
MIT / Sloan / BCG Study on what your company needs most
This post and video discusses the results of a MIT / NYU Sloan / Boston Consulting Group study on what your company needs most....and what you can do about it.
Why sustainability is the new competitive advantage
Besides the B2C demand from end-user consumers, remember, 97% of large companies (your B2B prospects/clients) have sustainability programs and are, by mandate, required to use sustainable vendors. As stated in this post, if you are bidding a job, and you inform your prospect that you are certified sustainable, and your quality and price are comparable to the other bidders, you have a very good chance of winning that job.
Millennials and Gen Z Driving Car Industry Change
This post talks about car buyer demands changing the car industry. Is your industry seeing the same? Are you seeing opportunity in this?
Is your company addressing the demands of today's world?
This post lists many of the things studies are telling us about today's consumer. Is your company addressing these demands and maximizing your opportunity with your prospect?
Use your (legitimate) sustainability accomplishments in your competitive positioning
Per this post and Forbes article, if you have sustainability accomplishments that are verified/certified, promote them! Consumers reward certified sustainable companies.
Would you like higher margins?
As this post explains, if you would like higher margins, follow what a Nielsen study suggests you do.
Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith celebrates new West Palm Beach Office
West Palm Beach, FL (April 26, 2023) – Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC, a third-generation personal injury law firm, celebrated the grand opening of its new West Palm Beach office with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday morning. The move to a new location at 420 Columbia Drive comes as the firm marks its 96th year of dedication to helping people who have been seriously injured due to the carelessness or negligence of others. The firm does no formal advertising, rely solely upon referrals from our
New UF Speciality License Plate, Available Now Statewide
For the first time in nearly 15 years, the University of Florida has released a redesigned specialty license plate. Available now statewide at all county tax collector’s offices, the refreshed Florida Gators plate is a great way for Gators to take their Gator pride on the road. All first-time buyers are eligible for a $25 rebate. Visit UFplates.com for more information. And remember, wherever you go, Go Gators!
Farmer's Table Now Open for Lunch!
Join Farmer’s Table North Palm Beach for lunch. Step out of the office and enjoy the amazing views of the 18-hole signature golf course for a farm-fresh lunch! Your favorite community restaurant, Farmer’s Table, is open for lunch again Monday-Friday from 11:30AM-3PM! Delicious highlights from the lunch menu include: Farmer's Table Cheeseburger with Grass Fed-Grass Finished Burger topped with your Choice of Cheese, LTO, and Pickle on a Toasted Brioche Bun, Farmer's Table Cobb Salad loaded with Romaine
Ladies Drink FREE Thursdays at NPB Public House
NPB Public House, North Palm Beach's best Tavern on the Green, is launching Ladies Night Thursdays on August 25th! Every Thursday from 8-11PM, ladies drink FREE (select wines, beers & cocktails). Enjoy beats by DJ Immortal and DJ Real 1 plus happy hour priced bar bites. Mark your calendars & grab your girls to make NPB Public House your new go-to for Ladies' Night! Reserve your spot and RSVP today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ladies-drink-free-thursday-tickets-397112643607 Like, follow & tag
FL Board of Medicine Approves Historic Revision to Obesity Treatment Standard
On August 8th, the Florida Board of Medicine approved the revision of a rule dating back to 1998 that highly restricted the treatment of obesity as a chronic disease. Under the new revised law, patients have access to the full spectrum of medical, evidence-based treatments, already available across the nation, for long-term management of this complex disease. The Standards for the Prescription of Drugs that Treat Obesity 64B8-9.012, issued in 1998, restricted prescribing, ordering, dispensing, or