November 2, 2017, Seattle, Washington – Sister Judy Byron, OP, explains in a Global Sisters Report article the efforts of investors to make corporations aware of the need to take the human right for water into account in their decisions and practices. Sister Judy, Director of the Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment, notes the impact that several shareholders, such as religious communities, can have when they work together to call attention to social justice issues such as the human right to water. Read the Global Sisters Report article by Soli Salgado.
November 1, 2017, Santa Cruz, California – An article on the website of Key Green Solutions describes Sister Mary Ellen Leciejewski, OP, as the “sustainability crusader” at Dignity Health. She has worked to bring environmental sustainability practices to the health system, which is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. In an interview, Sister Mary Ellen speaks of how she has become successful in her work through the support of Dignity Health’s leadership and collaboration with other organizations. Among these organizations is Key Green Solutions, which offers sustainability software. Read the article at http://keygreensolutions.com/blog/?p=742.