Jen Boynton

Jen Boynton has been the editor in chief of TriplePundit for 8 years. 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. She spent a few years in the non-profit policy sector as well, but we won't talk about that. 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 her toddler overlord and eating toast scraps. She lives with her family in sunny San Diego.

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.

Black Kid Nearly Arrested Trying to Cash Scholarship Check

The student was in his first week in a coding boot camp. His experience demonstrates systematic challenges laid in front of poor people of color. Luckily his teacher was available to intervene, and tweet, the experience.

Doing Away with the Death Economy

The self-proclaimed “economic hit man” explains how he used optimistic modeling to get developing countries signed up for more debt then they could manage while lining his firm up for lucrative development contracts. It’s called the death economy, and John Perkins is back to explain how we can change things around.

Why We’re Working With Monsanto

We believe everyone deserves a seat at the table when it comes to solving climate change. Actually, we NEED everyone at the table if we’re going to solve global challenges and nourish 9 billion people in a warming world. And we don’t believe in bogeymen.