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Thankful for Giving Tuesday

This year, instead of retail therapy, let’s try giving therapy. Today is the best day to start as it’s Giving Tuesday.

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Women in CSR: Paula Davis, Alcoa Foundation

Paula Davis, former President, Alcoa Foundation and Vice President, Alcoa Inc., current Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Harman International, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

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Finalists of 1st Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards

Unilever and the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL) announced the seven finalists for the inaugural Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards, which aims to inspire young people around the world to tackle environmental, social and health issues.

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Empowering Women: Reaching a Helping Hand Across the ‘Pioneer Gap’

Women’s financial empowerment has been a hot topic in recent months. There’s a definite buzz around gender-lens investing and its potential to make more of impact capital. Yet, while the gender lens approach is an exciting step forward for women’s financial empowerment, it isn’t the whole story.

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UK Landfill Tax is Set to Rise Fast

Landfill taxes in the UK have been growing steadily since their inception in 1996. Calls for them to be increased dramatically are now being made by various different organisations. Although the tax will certainly rise, it is unclear by how much.

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Why BYOD is Good for People, Planet and Profit

Bring your own device (BYOD) is an IT policy that is growing among businesses. In essence, it is a movement that encourages employees to make use of their own personal devices for work. It has benefits for employees and employers alike, and helps businesses go greener.

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Climate Change and the Insurance Industry

Insurance industry leaders are beginning to embrace the concept of climate change- and recognize the benefits of sustainable building on claims severity.

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North Face Revamps Its Down Supply Chain

The North Face rolls out its new down supply standard in just a few months, after years of searching, testing and probing the global supply chain of one of the most precious ingredients used in its industry. 2014 will be a big year for The North Face and its premier line of cold weather equipment and clothing.

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Sustainability Jobs 101: Landing a Creative Career

Have you thought innovatively about career opportunities and how to put your existing skills to work in the sustainability context? Three sustainability leaders share their stories of how they landed creative careers in this sector.

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COP 19 in Warsaw Overshadowed by Coal

The COP 19 climate conference in Warsaw, Poland might not have been very effective, but it sure was interesting. For many, it was defined by the presence of Poland’s fossil fuel industry. Here is a look at how Poland is doubling down on coal use and possible shale gas development, plus the country’s carbon emissions and what a few regular Polish citizens think of all this.