TriplePundit sat down with Andrew Plepler, global corporate social responsibility executive for Bank of America, at BSR ’14 to find out what has changed since the financial crisis when it comes to CSR.
Author: Mary Mazzoni
At the 2014 BSR Conference, a group of though leaders assembled to discuss corporate responsibility and planning for the unplanned. We pulled some of our favorite quotes from the panel, so you can feel like you were there — even if you couldn’t make it to New York.
TriplePundit recently visited the Autostadt, Volkswwagen’s theme park and educational center in Wolfsburg, Germany. Click through for the virtual tour to catch a glimpse for yourself.
Despite these changes in the marketplace, some companies may hesitate to incorporate offset decisions into their sustainability communications. We sat down with Nancy Bsales, manager of carbon solutions for TerraPass, to get her top tips for sharing your offset decisions effectively — and making them a highlight rather than an afterthought in your sustainability communications.
While in Germany last week, I had a chance to tour the battery plant in Braunschweig, along with nine other American journalists, and catch an up-close look at how e-Golf batteries are made.
Darden has set out to utilize innovative technology in all corners of its restaurants, appropriately dubbed ‘restaurants of the future.’ I sat down with Todd Taylor, vice president of design for Darden Restaurants, to find out what these ‘restaurants of the future’ look like — and how the company hopes to expand the concept moving forward.
According to a study conducted in 2012 by leadership strategist Erica Dhawan, 75 percent of the global workforce will be made up of millennials by 2025. We all know millennials love their smartphones and are more likely to shun car-centric suburban life in favor of big cities — but those aren’t the only things that make this generation tick.
For the model’s 50th birthday, the folks at Ford Motor Co. decided to do things a bit differently by launching the first Mustang with EcoBoost. Even at 32 MPG on the highway, the EcoBoost produces more horsepower and torque than the Mustang GT engines did just 10 years ago.
As a group of sustainability professionals, nonprofit leaders and reporters filed into a U.N. panel discussion at SXSW Eco, we all had one question on our minds: What happens next?
Thursday, Oct. 16, is World Food Day — an annual day of action against hunger. While spreading awareness on World Food Day is great, it takes year-round action to secure real change. With that in mind, this week we’re tipping our hats to eight companies that are working to eliminate hunger worldwide.
In a whirlwind lineup of events, panelists discussed everything from sustainable seafood and reducing waste to urban mobility and protecting the honeybee population. At Triple Pundit’s happy hour event last night, we asked folks to share their key takeaways from the day. The responses were as diverse as they are.
We don’t know about you, but the 3p team is getting pretty excited to attend the SXSW Eco conference in Austin next week. So excited, in fact, that we already have our daily schedules planned and ready to go! Here are 10 panels, parties and events we can’t wait to check out.