Operation “Hard Hustle”: The Team Rubicon response to Hurricane Harvey
On assignment for CBS, Eric and his team documented the hurricane relief and recovery efforts of Team Rubicon, a nonprofit comprised of military veterans who assist in the wake of a natural disaster. "Operation Hard Hustle" was Rubicon's largest deployment, concentrating on Rockport, Texas, the bullseye for Harvey's landfall and Houston, which suffered unprecedented flooding as a result of the Category storm.
The Climate Group’s RE 100 Initiative
The initiative’s goal is to have all Fortune 100 companies carbon neutral by 2050. Eric travelled to North Carolina, Texas, Pennsylvania and Northern California to document the clean energy of Hewlitt Packard Enterprises and Ikea.
Team 8 Tour: UnitedHealthcare & The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation
A project of UnitedHealthcare’s Do Good. Live Well. initiative, the Team8 Tour is positively impacting tens of thousands of students, families, and volunteers across the country in its mission to build healthy communities. partnering with the cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, volunteers from UHC are making improvements to High School athletic facilities across the country. Eric documented this initiative for CBS EcoMedia over the span of three years.
My CBS Journey: Bill Whitaker
As a part of the diversity initiative at CBS, Eric photographed correspondent Bill Whitaker at the New York office of 60 Minutes, the longest running and most watched news magazine on television.
Cadillac “Dare Greatly: Ray Villafane"
Cadillac's national "Dare Greatly" campaign features people that excel at their craft. Ray Villafane is an artist known for carving world famous pumpkins and creating oversized scarecrows from found objects. His work is featured annually by the New York Botanical Garden. Eric documented Villafane's process in the Arizona desert and the installation at the NYBG. The digital assets were used by Cadillac in their digital campaign.
Allstate & YWCA
For Allstate's Purple Purse initiative, Eric and his team travelled to Lynchburg, VA to document the work Linda Ellis Williams, head of YWCA's domestic violence program. Allstate has developed a curriculum to give abuse survivors, like Linda, the financial tools to move ahead.
Dell & Waterkeeper Alliance
Employing locals in Guerrero, Mexico, Waterkeeper Alliance is overseeing the collection of plastic bound for the Pacific Ocean. This plastic is then converted into packaging for Dell laptops.
CenturyLink & Habitat for Humanity
CenturyLink volunteers helped Habitat for Humanity build critically needed housing for homeless and disenfranchised residents of Denver.
UnitedHealthcare & Second Harvest Heartland
Second Harvest Heartland organizes free farmers markets for at risk populations. Slightly blemished or irregular produce is donated by local farmers and distributed to people in need. This market, near Minneapolis, was staffed by United Healthcare volunteers.