A variety of companies gather each year to collaborate and explore industry opportunities at the AWEA WINDPOWER 2013 Conference & Exhibition in Chicago. Although many trends were discussed, one notion that came up was the unique opportunity for community wind projects to thrive in the current economic climate.
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.
SBIO semi-finalist the Amplification Project is hoping to help corporations, foundations, and policymakers solve their biggest problems. The company seeks to drive change for social and environmental issues using strategic communication methods supported by rigorous policy research and data.
The Cape Town Science Centre aims to spark interest among local youth who can help build South Africa’s, and the continent’s, capacity in the sciences.
Is Bhutan’s unique perspective of happiness as a currency applicable on a larger scale? A growing number of economists, politicians, and CEOs think so and are promoting happiness as a wealth indicator.
Hyundai’s latest ad about a man who tried to commit suicide by inhaling gas fumes in his garage but failed because the Hyundai he was in output 100 percent water emissions, was met with outrage. What does this latest marketing blunder tell the rest of us about sustainable marketing?
Ian Rosenberger visited Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake with the intention of assisting with relief efforts by taking photos and donating the profits to an NGO. However, overwhelmed by poverty during his visit to the Francophone island, he wanted to do more, and created Thread. Thread’s mission is to “provide dignified jobs for the poor” while “creating a sustainable business for the future of the planet.”
Nike got serious about CSR after a run of bad press over sweatshops in the 1990s. Will the Bangledeshi fire persuade Walmart to change course?
TriplePundit is reporting live from the Fortune Brainstorm Green 2013 conference in Laguna Niguel, CA. Follow along on this page for ongoing video interviews with sustainability thought leaders, corporate change agents and entrepreneurs who are leading the way to a more sustainable future. International Paper is among the world’s largest forest products companies. Over the … Continued
On Wednesday, ForestEthics announced more major brands have moved away from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) paper products certification program.
SupplyShift, which was one of five runner-ups for the coveted TechCrunch Disrupt Cup 2013 (NY), is now well positioned as one of the country’s top startup companies. It’s services couldn’t come at a better time for sustainable enterprises that need a better system to track and manage their supply chain.
A study shows that informing people about the expected impacts of climate change had no effect on their positions. What did change their position was thinking about how limiting greenhouse-gas emissions might promote interpersonal warmth and scientific and technological progress. Bain’s research shows that approaches based on hope work far better than fear.
A group of people inspired by working at the San Francisco HUB have come together to create a HUB Oakland that would be even bigger and offer more services, funded by a Kickstarter campaign.