Category: Business

Employee-led giving at ORNL nets $944,000 for area nonprofits

Newswise — Employees of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory gave nearly $800,000 to local nonprofits through the lab’s employee giving programs in 2021. ORNL’s managing contractor, UT-Battelle, provided an additional $144,000 in corporate contributions. These contributions from ORNL’s employees benefit 169 area and regional nonprofits. Just a few of the organizations receiving […]

Hitting net-zero without stopping flying

Newswise — One of the largest producers of carbon emissions is air travel, yet many view flying as a necessary enabler of tourism and international business. One promising way for consumers to take responsibility for their carbon emissions are voluntary carbon offsets (VCOs), which offer air travellers the opportunity to make a small donation to […]