Live Green

Articles

Page 1 of 5 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›

Corban Bell, TGI Coalition Member

Corban Bell is a 2013 graduate of Grambling State University in Grambling, La. where he studied accounting and economics. As an undergraduate, he was a member of several student organizations including the Clinton Global Initiative University and the National Association of Black Accountants, where he served as president. The Alameda, Calif....
read more

Toyota + Eco-efficient Operations

In the process of manufacturing and transporting over one million vehicles each year in North America, Toyota uses raw materials, energy and water. Through the manufacturing process, we create waste. We are constantly looking for ways to conserve resources and reduce our environmental impacts. During fiscal year 2012, we reduced our...
read more

TGI Coalition Member: Lake Louise

Lake Louise received her M.A. from Stanford University. She is founder and Chief Eco-Beauty Officer (CEO) of Skin, Mind, Body Essentials (SMB Essentials), a lifestyle and wellness products company she formed in 2002 – brands include: Lotus Moon, Plain Jane Beauty, DetoxRx and SON. Lake’s commitment to environmental...
read more

Toyota’s Minority Scholarships

As future leaders of the African American community, you are aware that achieving a college degree is the key developing career and critical thinking skills. Toyota recognizes your potential for guiding your generation into making socially responsible decisions as you achieve your education. Did you know about the many ways...
read more

Green Traveling

Summertime is the perfect time to travel and visit parts of the country and of the world that you may not have ever seen before. By putting yourself in new lands and terrain that you are not used to, your view of the planet may expand and your horizons broadened. ...
read more

Hope In the Green Job Market

For college students looking for work that not only pays the bills, but also fulfills a sense of social responsibility and justice, a career in the Green Jobs sector might be the perfect fit. The recent economic climate has undoubtedly created challenges for recent graduates.  A recent study by...
read more

On Green Jobs with Zakiya Harris

The Toyota Green Initiative recently had the opportunity to catch up with our coalition member, Zakiya Harris. Harris and Pandora Thomas are co-founders of Earthseed Consulting LLC, an Oakland-based organization that teaches environmental responsibility and creates programs to demonstrate practical ways for individuals and communities to lessen their impact upon...
read more

10 Steps to a Greener Office

  Whether or not yours is considered a green job, you can always do your part to help take care of the earth by incorporating some easy ecological habits into your workplace routine. Here are some ways that you can make a difference: 1.       Go...
read more

2012 CIAA Basketball Tournament

From February 28th through March 4th, the “Toyota Green Initiative” stopped in Charlotte, NA for the CIAA Tournament and all the associated fun that comes along with it. The “Toyota Green Initiative” was all present throughout at the city- at the Arena during games, at the...
read more

30 Days of Green Deeds

Earth Month—30 Days of Green Deeds Research shows that it takes 21 days for a behavior to become a habit. The Toyota Green Initiative would like for you to join us in creating green habits this Earth Month by inviting you to participate in our 30 Days of Green Deeds challenge. ...
read more

Black History and the Environment

As we celebrate Black History Month at the Toyota Green Initiative, we must ask ourselves, “How do we relate to the environment?” For African Americans, this is an opportunity to reflect on the unique relationship that we have with environmental issues. Black communities have been influenced by their...
read more

Stephen Graddick, TGI Coalition

Stephen Graddick: TGI Coalition Member, Winner of the 2011 Green Campus Contest Stephen Graddick’s work with the Toyota “Green” Initiative began with his experience as a student ambassador TGI for Livingston College as a freshman. When he heard about “Green Campus Contest”, he saw an...
read more

Page 1 of 5 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›