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OECD: Climate Action Can Boost World’s Economy By 5 Percent

Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations’ GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Chinese Wind Turbine Manufacturer Offers Free Training and Jobs to Coal Miners

A major turbine manufacturer says it will train former coal workers for free to staff a massive wind power installation in Wyoming. And it just so happens that the company is based in China.

Want to Erase Carbon Emissions? Eat Beans, Say Researchers

Could Americans really give up beef in exchange for more plants? One group of researchers say it’s the fastest way to reduce carbon emissions.

Unilever Defends Long-Term Corporate Strategy, Rejects Buffett Takeover Comments

The 2017 season for corporate annual reports and general meetings is in full swing. And the overarching question for companies is how to reconcile dueling visions of corporate purpose: sustainable long-termism versus short-term shareholder value maximization.

Philadelphia Sues Wells Fargo Over Discriminatory Lending Practices

Racial discrimination in mortgage lending is prohibited under the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). But the city of Philadelphia says the practice is still alive and well at Wells Fargo.

Solar-Powered EV Charging Arrives in the San Joaquin Valley

Local officials touted the launch of an extensive solar-powered electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the San Joaquin Valley. But is this money well spent in an area where EVs are still a rare sight?

Wrangler Wants to Increase the Supply of Sustainable U.S. Cotton

Wrangler plans to expand a pilot program to boost the supply of more responsible cotton in the U.S., the company announced during the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit this week.

The Triple Bottom Line

At it's core, triple bottom line thinking ties the social and environmental impact of an organization’s activities to its economic performance.

Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a longstanding concept in business management. The theory is that when employees are engaged in the company's activities, they'll work harder and stay longer, which will reduce costs. Here we explore some popular ways to keep employees engaged.

Sustainability Reporting

Here we explore the many ways companies are reporting on their sustainability, from traditional GRI-indexed sustainability reports to visually dynamic websites that update in real time.

From Farm to Factory: A 3 Part Series on Social Impacts in Apparel

In this 3-part series is underwritten by C&A Foundation, we explore how cotton, supply chain transparency and bonded labor shape the apparel supply chain and influence the clothes on our backs.

From the Podium


Sports leaders team up to PLAY GREENER™

Hall of Famers, Olympians, and All-Stars join owners, executives and brands for seventh annual Summit at Sacramento’s sustainable Golden 1 Center

The Sustainability Summits You Need to Attend in 2017

Find out about the latest sustainability ideas that are vital to environmental progress from key thinkers, business leaders and policymakers by reserving tickets…

Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

Chobani, Ford, Google, L’Oréal and others sharing insights, new tools and research data

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