Latest World Wide Fund for Nature Stories

2014-06-04 08:23:16

-Developed in Consultation with United Nations Development Programme and World Wildlife Fund DEERFIELD, Ill., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International today published its sustainable palm oil action plan, which prioritizes suppliers that meet the company's sustainability principles and requires suppliers to achieve traceability by the end of 2015. In addition, suppliers must publish sustainable sourcing policies and implementation timelines by the same date....

2014-04-17 12:30:17

The #LastSelfie Campaign Calls on People to Act Using Social Media NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Grey Group ad agencies, 41?29! in Turkey and Uncle Grey in Denmark, have launched a new campaign to raise awareness about endangered and threatened species. The species in focus are tigers, rhinos, orangutans, pandas and polar bears, which could become threatened as the icecaps in the Arctic melt at a high speed. In order to reach young...

2014-03-29 12:20:06

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WWF's Earth Hour is set to break all records of participation in its eighth year, as Spider-Man tonight joined millions of everyday super heroes from across the world in the world's largest celebration for the planet. The event that has evolved into the world's largest movement for the planet began its journey across more than 154 countries and territories from New Zealand, now sweeping across Asia with Spider-Man and the cast...

The World Is Ready For Earth Hour. Are You?
2014-03-28 10:05:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online All across the world people are gearing up to switch off this Saturday in celebration of Earth Hour, a global movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) that brings attention to a broad range of environmental issues. The movement originally started out as a lights-off event in Australia in 2007. Since then it has grown into a global phenomenon. According to the Earth Hour website, “iconic monuments and moments...

2014-03-09 20:20:11

LONDON, March 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCO welcomes the comments made by the UK National Contact Point ("NCP") for the OECD Guidelines, in a letter sent on 7th March 2014 to all parties involved (click here to read the UK NCP's letter: http://www.socointernational.co.uk/letter-from-ncp ). The NCP's letter is a request for best conduct during the complaints process, specifically noting the publicity and press statements issued by WWF last week erroneously stating that the OECD,...

2014-02-13 08:24:54

LONDON, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCO International plc is expecting the imminent publication of the Initial Assessment of the case under consideration by the OECD for potential breach of the voluntary Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises brought by WWF. SOCO has been advised that, with the exception of fundamental errors within the complaint, it is usual for the NCP to set aside certain elements of a complaint for further examination. The NCP has made it...

2013-04-19 23:19:30

For Earth Day 2013, Namecheap is offering promotions that not only offer savings to customers, but also donate to the Rainforest Alliance and the WWF. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Leading web host and domain name registrar Namecheap announces the launch of their Earth Day promotion that will support the Rainforest Alliance and the WWF. On April 22nd, Namecheap is releasing coupon codes that will not only discount inbound transfers and hosting purchases, but will also donate $1 to...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.