Upcoming Events

October 10, 2019

Some of the world’s biggest businesses were in crisis management mode last year, picking up the pieces of reputations shattered by scandal. While many corporations have yet to regain the trust of stakeholders, others have made significant strides, propelled by a commit...

May 15, 2019

Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) announced today its 20th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance amongst the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies.

Owens Co...

April 8, 2019

You can’t really miss Frances Edmonds in Canadian corporate sustainability settings. The head of sustainable impact at HP Canada is rather tall and dons a stern confident look, a signature angular platinum bob, and a lilting British accent. She also happens to be one o...

March 20, 2019

Anyone with a passing interest in the news can see that political polarization defines U.S. politics. Recently, I have been wondering how that polarization affects the sustainability function, which focuses on some hot-button issues such as climate change, gender equal...

February 19, 2019

Which corporations generate the most clean revenue on the planet? Find out who's on our Clean200 list

Corporate Knights and As You Sow are pleased to present the 2019 Q1 Carbon Clean200 list of publicly-traded companies that are leading the way with solutions for the tr...

November 8, 2018

On Friday October 12, GBCSC members toured the facilities of Homeboy Industries including Homebody Electronics Recycling and lunch at Homegirl Café.

Homeboy Industries (HBI) was founded 31 years ago by Father Greg Boyle to help gang members in the 80’s to turn thei...

April 24, 2018

In celebration of Earth Month, HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) announced that its corporate headquarters has been awarded Gold under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste certification program. Administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the premier...

July 31, 2017

Collaboration with Thread International and the First Mile Coalition reflects HP’s strategy outlined in the company’s new 2016 Sustainability Report

News highlights

  • HP releases first Original HP ink cartridges made with plastic from bottles recycled in Haiti

  • Joi...

May 8, 2017

On May 8-10, HP participated in the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) Annual Summit in Denver. The conference was attended by approximately 400 purchasing agents, suppliers, non-profits and influencers interested in discussing and improving sustainable p...

September 11, 2013

HP Inc.'s Elisa Varela hosted the GBCSC (formerly known as SCSC) on September 11, 2013. The event began with an overview presentation on the Rancho Bernardo site including history and sustainable/environmental milestones and goals include waste management, employee gar...

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Oct 03, 2017


Join business leaders to discuss emerging trends, technologies and practices improving sustainability in the built environment. Advancements in this arena have direct impacts on the 3Ps--people, profit and planet. Come share your experiences and learn from other experts.

Oct 24, 2017


2017 GBCSC Quarterly Site Visit & Tour

Fourth Quarter Site Visit to Cintas is set for Tuesday, October 24th

Oct 21, 2017

Various Locations

Trees need people, and people need trees – especially in urban areas. Volunteers are needed to help Tree People plant and care for trees throughout greater LA.  Urban Forestry volunteer events take place on weekends throughout the year in different locations around the region. Events take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are welcome and no previous training is necessary. To come to an Urban Forestry event visit their events calendar and sign up!

Oct 14, 2017

Hermosa Beach, CA

Nothin' But Sand is a fantastic opportunity to show your local beach some love every third Saturday of the month. It's easy, fun and kicks off your weekend with some excellent karma. Singles, couples, groups and businesses are welcome, and you're encouraged to bring your friends—or make some new ones. See you at the beach!

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HP Inc. Named First Technology Company in California to Achieve TRUE Zero Waste Certification

April 24, 2018

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