EcoTuesday Event, Earth Day – April 22, in YOUR City

EcoTuesday is a forum for sustainable business leaders to come together to network, collaborate, and engage with one another in a structured environment. Here’s how it works: Participants arrive and settle in, taking a few minutes to get a beverage and see old friends and meet new ones. We start the evening with a speaker … Continued

Eco Tuesday: A Discussion with Jonah Sachs of Free Range Studios

TriplePundit has partnered with EcoTuesday, the monthly sustainable business networking event to provide an online dialog following each EcoTuesday event. The idea is that conversations that started at the event can be continued online, and connections that were made can be rekindled. On Tuesday, March 25, EcoTuesday took place at Le Colonial Restaurant in San … Continued

EcoTuesday Networking Event, March 25, in YOUR City

EcoTuesday is a forum for sustainable business leaders to come together to network, collaborate, and engage with one another in a structured environment. Here’s how it works: Participants arrive and settle in, taking a few minutes to get a beverage and see old friends and meet new ones. We start the evening with a speaker … Continued

To All Major Retailers: Start Charging for Plastic Bags, NOW!

Over the past year, many leading companies have taken proactive steps to minimize their use of resources that clutter up our landfill. European retailers IKEA and Marks & Spencer have started charging customers up to 10 cents per plastic bag. Not only are these companies realizing the environmental benefits of charging for plastic bags, but … Continued

Reflections from the DC War Protest

The United States capital was surrounded by about 100,000 anti-war protesters on January 27, 2007. The event was sponsored by United for Peace, which was very effective in bringing together religious groups, labor unions, political parties, celebrities, parents of soldiers, schools, veteran organizations, environmental groups, and a variety of special interests groups to create a … Continued

Greenworks Eco-industrial Park in Chicago Epitomizes Economic Synergy

The former city auto pound along with a 17 acre illegal dumpsite are the unlikely site of an emerging eco-industrial park in Chicago on the 400 north block of Sacramento. This forward thinking is putting Chicago on the map as a green city and breathing life into this disadvantaged area on the west-side of Chicago. … Continued

3P in SF Newspaper – Story on Green Blogs

Our own TriplePundit Chief Blogging Officer, Nick Aster, has gotten a fantastic quote on San Francisco’s largest newspaper, the SF Chronicle. It also mentions 3P’s fellow green blogs such as: Treehugger, Grist, Worldchanging, and City Hippy to name a few. Read the article here. The world is indeed changing and we are on the face … Continued

Global 100 – Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

I am sure many of you thought there was NO such thing as a SUSTAINABLE company, but we were wrong! Unveiled during the World Economic Forum last week in Davos, the Global 100 is a project collaboration between Corporate Knights Inc., a Canadian Magazine for Responsible Business, and Innovest Strategic Value Advisors Inc. , a … Continued

Top Performing SRI Funds of 2005

Many individuals interested in supporting sustainably minded and CSR-focused companies want to put their money in Socially Responsible Investment Funds, knows as SRI Funds, but wonder about the percentage of return on their money versus more traditional investment or mutual funds. Well, wonder no more because Business Ethics Magazine has just come out with 2005’s … Continued

Walgreen’s Pharmacy Experiments With Solar Power

America’s largest drugstore chain, Walgreen’s Corporation has taken a HUGE step this week in partnering with a Denver-based clean energy solutions company, ImaginIt Inc., to install solar electric systems in approx. 115 stores and distribution centers in California and New Jersey. The solar roof tiles will enable each Walgreen’s facility to generate between 20% and … Continued

How To Quantify Corporate Responsibility

In more and more companies, top level CSR Executives are grappling with the challenge of financially quantifying and justifying how CSR related activities add true shareholder value. Fortune Magazine wrote a fantastic article about the movement to define and standardize what corporate social responsibility means and how to achieve it. They looked at 2 leaders … Continued

USDA To Allow Organic Label Seal for Cosmetics

Because of the succesful lawsuit brought against the Agriculture Department (part of the US government) from Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps and a consumer group, they are reversing their decision to yank the “USDA Organic” seal from lotions and lip balms and will now allow cosmetics to carry the round, green label. David Bronner, the president … Continued

Green Life’s US Top 10 Worst “Greenwashers”

For those of you unfamiliar with the term “greenwashing”, it refers to companies that talk about how great they are environmentally and socially, but behind the scenes may not really be doing much. Greenwashing companies use PR tactics to promote their sustainability and CSR excellence when the facts say otherwise. Read The Green Life’s list … Continued

EXPO 2005 Announces Top 100 Eco-Tech Awards

The Global 100 Eco-Tech Awards is an official award program of EXPO 2005 Aichi, Japan. The awards recognize companies that have technologies that “contribute significantly to the resolution of global environmental issues and to the creation of a sustainable future for humankind and the Earth.” Read about these amazing companies in GreenBiz

World’s Top 20 Sustainable Business Stocks

The inaugural issue of the new Progressive Investor newsletter has an interesting list of the World’s Top 20 Sustainable Stocks including Timberland, Sharp, Whole Foods Market, and Herman Miller among many others. The Progressive Investor is a new monthly sustainable investment newsletter for socially responsible business people. It is created by founder of SustainableBusiness.com, Rona … Continued