The TriplePundit team is at BSR2014 this year in New York and the line up is better than ever. If you can’t make it this year in person, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. All plenaries and most other major speakers will be broadcast below. Just bookmark this page and hit play!
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The outdoor company The North Face and the Department of the Interior recently announced a joint partnership to protect and preserve public lands.
SPECIAL SERIES: Corporate Responsibility And Internet Security
According to the Symantec, cybersecurity jobs are one of the fastest-growing fields in IT, but there are not enough qualified applicants to fill vacant positions. The firm describes ways to solve the problem in its latest CR report.
Paul Dillenger describes how design thinking can lead to surprising innovation and even solutions to complicated sustainability problems we might have overlooked.
Walter Wang suggests that “Adaptive taxes” based on the quantity and frequency of filling up would be fairer and more efficient than the way gas taxes are currently implemented.
Sara Batterby is a partner at Elemeno Ventures, an angel investing firm based in Silicon Valley. I had the opportunity to talk to Sara at SXSW Eco this month about why so few startups, especially in tech, are headed by women – as well as why this problem is relevant to a greater conversation about sustainability.
Join TriplePundit, SAP, and special guests for a Twitter Chat on millennials and social entrepreneurship at #SAPsocent today at 9 a.m. PST / Noon EST.
I had a chance to talk with Janice Person about why Monsanto came to SXSWeco, what they’re learning from their trip, and how the company hopes to open up to deeper dialogue with the wide variety of stakeholders at the conference and beyond.
In case you still weren’t sure how you felt about labor practices in Cambodia’s growing apparel manufacturing sector, maybe this will help get you off the fence. According to a short video posted by VICE News last week, female sex workers arrested in Cambodia are being forced into jobs in the country’s infamously inhumane garment industry. If this is true, what to make of it?
From the days of the Cluetrain Manifesto, social media experts have tried to emphasize that successful online communication means letting go of the committee-driven thought process that companies often cling to in their communications.
Just like other apparel industry sustainability tools, the RDS hopes to take an entire industry’s ethical sourcing of down to the next level.