Jen Boynton

Jen Boynton is editor in chief of TriplePundit. With over 6 million annual readers, TriplePundit is the leading publication on sustainable business and the Triple Bottom Line. Prior to TriplePundit, Jen received an MBA in Sustainable Management from the Presidio Graduate School and a degree in Sociology from Pitzer College. In her work with TriplePundit she's helped clients from SAP to PwC with their sustainability communications messaging. When she's not at work, she volunteers as a CASA -- court appointed special advocate for children in the foster care system. She enjoys losing fights with toddlers and eating toast scraps. She lives with her family in sunny San Diego.

Yesterday’s Tax Document Leak Covered Up a Sinister Executive Order

Yet again, President Trump used the media’s frothiness to direct public conversation away from dark corners he’d prefer to hide. Yesterday’s executive order is a classic example of why we need to pay attention to whatever Trump chooses NOT to tweet about. The E.O. provides the tools for dismantling all of the dearest services and protections our government provides.

3p Weekend: Trump’s Cabinet Looks Like a Bunch of Comic Book Villains

President-elect Donald Trump is systematically stacking his cabinet with people who oppose the existence of the very organizations they’re tasked to run. This group must have one heckuva secret lair. It’s probably already being built under Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., with a secret passage planned from the White House War Room. Here’s a line-up of the key players and their superpowers.

SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond

Racial Justice at Work: Beyond Black Lives Matter

When Symantec and TriplePundit conceived this series, we were riding high on optimism. While police violence against people of color was not slowing down, it — and the implicit bias it represented — were reaching mainstream consciousness in a way we’d never seen before. We saw this series as an opportunity to boost that signal to the business community and give CSR directors the tools to effectively support their staff through a difficult time and challenge implicit bias in the workplace. But that goal seems laughably naive on this side of the November presidential election.

SPECIAL SERIES: Are Americans Getting Healthier?

Is ACA Succeeding At Promoting Workplace Wellness?

In an effort to reduce healthcare costs and improve outcomes, Obamacare, aka the Affordable Care Act (ACA) included regulations for employers who offer workplace wellness programs like discounted gym membership, free flu shots or biometric screening for healthcare risk factors. But do these programs really save companies money, and do they even make employees healthier? We take a closer look.

SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond

Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond

It would be an understatement to say the Black Lives Matter movement has left an indelible mark on America’s timeline. But for all too long, America’s employees of every color have left it at the door when they walk into work. Companies don’t know how to talk about this topic. CSR departments don’t know how to address it, and don’t even know if they should. It’s time to talk about it.

Mergers in the Sustainable MBA Scene

The aughts saw a plethora of new Sustainable MBA programs launch and expand. Is Presidio Graduate School’s acquisition of Pinchot University (formerly known as Bainbridge Graduate Institute) the sign of things to come?

Monk Brings a Sobering Message of Moderation to Sustainable Brands

On the opening night of the 2016 Sustainable Brands conference, the venerable Phra Anil Sakya, buddhist monk and professor at Mahamakut Buddhist University, took to the stage. He came to share an important reminder with a group of sustainability professionals who were quite literally wiggling in their seats waiting for the networking happy hour to begin. Moderation should rule all our actions, he said. He pointed to capitalism as the root of our problem.

Jimmy Kimmel Schools Sarah Palin On Global Warming

Sarah Palin is back in the public eye, and not just to promote her Judge Judy knockoff. She’s stumping for the climate denial film “Climate Hustle,” which explains how climate change is a hoax. Her logic, as usual, is impeccable — and so is the burn from Jimmy Kimmel.