Hillary Inspires My Spotify Playlist for Female Entrepreneurs
Did you see Hillary Clinton’s Women’s History Playlist on Spotify last year? Beyoncé’s “Run the World (Girls)” comes first. Great to see some Missy Elliott (“Pep Rally”). And one of my favorites, the Ting Ting’s with “That’s Not My Name.”
Mayor Steve Adler has declared Saturday, March 11, as “EnviroMedia Day” in honor of the social impact agency’s 20th anniversary. EnviroMedia is celebrating by introducing visitors from across the city and around the world to the company’s east Austin headquarters
I Hate the Word “Exciting” But I’m Truly Excited About, Of All Things, Electric Buses
When’s the last time city transit employees were so excited over a new bus, they publicly performed a line dance? Never.
But when Houston unveiled its first Proterra electric bus in November, Metro employees danced the “Electric Slide.” (Go to 2:30
Is Gender Disparity Being Debunked Just Like Climate Science?
This is the most difficult blog I’ve ever written.
My company will be 20 years old next month, and over the past two decades I’ve written about climate change while mammoth industries work hard and spend millions to debunk science.
What an Austin CEO learned at Standing Rock protests
Editor's note: EnviroMedia CEO Valerie Salinas-Davis recently spent several days documenting the historic discourse at Standing Rock, capturing the emotions and controversies. Below are the lessons she has drawn from the experience on how an industry can move forward when
Donald Trump Was Right: Tiny Fish Can Cause Big Water Supply Problems
That’s not Police Chief Martin Brody of Amity Islands from the 1975 movie Jaws.
Wrong coast. Wrong century.
Curt Schmutte, a consultant to the Metropolitan Municipal Water District of Southern California, recently saw a shark warning on a sign at a bait
Take Water for Granted? This Man Will Shift Your Perspective
I met water rock star Gary White at SXSWEco.
“It’s really expensive to be poor.”
That’s a rock star, quoting a celebrity. Well, a water rock star.
That’s Water.org co-founder Gary White quoting his friend and colleague Matt Damon.
8 EnviroThings You Don’t Have to Worry About in Vegas
At least if you’re staying at the swanky Las Vegas Sands properties
The Venetian’s famous gondola rides.
I recently got a “back of house” tour of the huge Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) property on the Strip, thanks
Op-Ed published by Austin American Statesman
Only about 1 in 3 Americans know the natural source of their drinking water. They turn on their tap, the water always comes out — even in extreme drought — and so there is seemingly
The best way to celebrate Black Friday? Go outside. Photo by Pam LeBlanc/American-Statesman
Don’t look for me lined up outside a big box department store before dawn come Black Friday. Any camping out I do will involve
When I was in the fourth grade, my Grandma was visiting my family when we were stationed at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, in 1972. It was time to take Grandma back to the bus station for her trip
Honestly. I was worried.
Today, I witnessed a couple hundred of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their allies orchestrate with great savvy demonstrations against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at the capital city of Bismarck, North Dakota, today.
After the six-hour
Taken by ELVIA MENDOZA. On Highway 1806 just after being turned around by armed guards.
Only about one in three Americans knows the natural source of their drinking water. They turn on their tap, the water always
AUSTIN — EnviroMedia just joined an elite group of businesses that are “Certified B Corporations” and members of 1% for the Planet. Fewer than 60 companies nationwide have earned recognition from both of these sustainability organizations.
The Certified B Corporation designation
Why Infrastructure Should Matter to Water Ratepayers
It’s Infrastructure Week, and a nonpartisan coalition of public- and private-sector stakeholders has chosen May 16 to 23 to promote the need for government to invest in improvements to “roads, bridges, rails, ports, airports, pipes, the power grid, [and] broadband.”
by Valerie Salinas-Davis
Then why in the world would you pray for rain? Yet that’s what some 21st Century politicians have done. So with Texas beginning Summer 2015 out of drought and teetering back into it by August, I got
EnviroMedia Honored For Excellence In Public Health Communication
The National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) announced that the EnviroMedia Social Marketing has been recognized with three gold awards and one silver award in a 2015 national competition honoring excellence in public health communication.
“We are extremely proud that the
Last night, on my way home from work — at a gay-owned business — I told my wife, “Maybe I ought to write a blog on Orlando, you know, ‘as a gay-owned business …’”
I am cofounder of EnviroMedia, a communications firm that focuses on
Green pool water. Raw sewage. Horrible traffic.
Those are issues being cited in post-mortem write-ups on the 31stOlympic Games hosted by Rio De Janeiro. Considering the pre-games news about Zika virus and global terrorist threats, I say bravo to Rio for
EnviroMedia Chosen for Ten-Year CDC Marketing Contract
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 28, 2015
AUSTIN — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just awarded EnviroMedia a health marketing contract worth up to $100 million over ten years.
EnviroMedia is the only firm in Texas chosen to join a
Mayor Steve Adler has declared Saturday, March 11, as “EnviroMedia Day” in honor of the social impact agency’s 20th anniversary. EnviroMedia is celebrating by introducing visitors from across the city […]
Editor’s note: EnviroMedia CEO Valerie Salinas-Davis recently spent several days documenting the historic discourse at Standing Rock, capturing the emotions and controversies. Below are the lessons she has drawn from […]
The National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) announced that the EnviroMedia Social Marketing has been recognized with three gold awards and one silver award in a 2015 national competition honoring […]
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