The intent of the U.N.’s post-2015 development agenda is to build a true public-private partnership to affect measurable change on a global scale. We do this by creating (and meeting) Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs).
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.
Pepperdine Graziadio School professor Robert Bikel describes the Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible (SEER) business strategy and how small businesses can benefit.
Changing out the light bulbs is not enough to go green. The workplace of the future will have a minimal carbon footprint thanks to better technology and better human ecology.
Chipotle management closed all of its U.S. stores Monday to reboot employee food safety training. But it wasn’t exactly the transparency slam-dunk promised by the burrito chain’s CEO.
In an extraordinary move, the Supreme Court granted a stay that puts a temporary halt to Clean Power Plan. But there was one key stakeholder from whom the court did not hear: the young people who will actually be around in 2050 to experience the impacts of our action, or inaction, today.
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Community Solutions is working to revitalize one of the oldest and poorest neighborhoods in Hartford, Connecticut. It’s doing it by ensuring residents have real-time access to healthcare, as well as better community resources like parks and recreation facilities. We speak with Ms. Federico-Muslim about why Community Solutions’ dynamic model works.
Data Science, a burgeoning new field of academia dedicated to collecting, organizing and analyzing information, reveals how businesses can reduce costs and increase profits by relying on big data.
Non-organic cotton’s impact on the environment is huge, which is why many say it may be the most important product to buy organic. But the organic cotton industry faces significant roadblocks that continue to thwart its advancement.
Recent claims by owners of large data centers that a large part of their operations are powered by renewable energy have skeptics coming out of from under their solar panels. Now, there is hard data proving that skepticism is valid.
A Bard MBA in Sustainability student tracks the success of the B Team: a group of corporate leaders who take as a self-evident truth that purpose, not profit, must form the foundation of any business that wants to stick around.
Environment America has accused Tyson, its subsidiaries and contract chicken farms of releasing at least 104 million pounds of pollutants into surface waters across the continental U.S. from 2010 to 2014. That’s more than seven times the amount that ExxonMobil released during the same period.