Timberland and the Smallholder Farmer Alliance’s community agroforestry project has put down deep, solid roots in Haiti. Over 2 million trees have been planted, agricultural output and productivity are up significantly, farmers can put all their kids through school, and community members are reconnecting to build on the success.
This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
The Chinese Supreme People’s Court just announced that it will reduce the court fees required for environmental groups to bring lawsuits against polluters, making these suits more feasible for environmentalists.
Regional management organizations – including all the major fishing nations and coastal states – have the mandate to collectively adopt conservation and management measures for tuna fisheries. But this is easier said than done.
This list is all about taking the top 10 social innovation trends of 2015 and transforming them into actionable opportunities that you can run with and profit from in the year to come.
As more and more institutions face pressure to divest from fossil fuel companies, some are looking to shareholder engagement as an alternative. Decades of such engagement, however, have produced strikingly little result.
The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) announced it will conduct audits in Malaysia to halt forced labor abuses in factories.
To kick 2015 off right, this week TriplePundit hosted a Twitter chat to project the top sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) trends of 2015.
From manufacturing to universities, schools, communities and government facilities, renewable energy is expected to continue its rapid rise, despite the recent sharp drop in world oil prices.
Within public policy schools, social entrepreneurship is a relatively new addition to curriculum. Traditionally society has considered solving social problems the domain of governments and philanthropy. But that’s beginning to change.
Sustainable approaches to business have been on the uptick in recent years. In the new year, companies will continue to move forward with full integration of sustainable strategies across their supply chains in response to the resource crunch. Here are the top three trends for 2015.
I know you are going to be flooded and fooled by a million pieces of cool new trends for 2015. Yawn … How about trends we want to see the end of in 2015?
I compiled three distinct ways packaging could evolve in the coming year which have been primarily influenced by millennials, the largest generational group of socially-aware consumers globally.
Whether driven by the business case, ethics or legislation, product take-back promotes the practice of recycling, lifecycle assessment and design for durable reuse in secondary markets.