Most of us don’t think about the stages of testing and design products go through before they become part of our daily lives. But environmental testing is a crucial stage in the process. It helps companies create the best possible products and, most importantly, ensures safety for the people who use those products.
Category: Corporate Responsibility
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.
Setting intentions is a powerful alternative to setting goals, especially when you don’t control all variables or don’t know what the future holds. Perhaps you set intentions as part of your personal practice. But how do you do it with colleagues at work? Here is a five-step process.
What will it take to pivot to aggressive investment in a better future? We need sustainable investment practitioners to shift from “less bad” to “more good.” Less money into companies tidying up things on the business-as-usual vector, and more money into new businesses or models that design for a sustainable future. Less GM, more Tesla.
The three Rs, reduce, reuse and recycle have become the mantra for the 21st century. But wearable tech, and the invention of components invisible to the naked eye, are shifting the way we think about our favorite gizmos and what we do with them when they have reached the end of life cycle.
Goal setting works when you have control over variables and the outcome is clear. But businesses face many situations where these two criteria aren’t met. So, what to do then? Try setting intentions.
Once we get the plastic out of the ocean, what do we do with it? Will today’s 3-D printing industry offer an option? We turn to experts for the answers.
The much evidenced toxic impact of petrochemical lubricants makes a case for the use of bio-based lubricants, which unfortunately still constitute a very small portion of the global lubricants market. But that’s beginning to change.
The 651 biosphere reserves spanning over 120 countries protect and preserve the immense diversity of life on our planet. The value and benefits they provide to sustain life on Earth are largely invisible. But an immense opportunity exists for global companies to champion the cause of these reserves as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
The painful truth is that solving the problems of human and environmental disease is one of the only guaranteed growth industries. That may sound like a dismal pronouncement, but I also see it as the greatest opportunity of our time.
Rankings are all about who’s on top, and who wants to be. The world needs every business to be a good corporate citizen. Is Fortune’s Change The World companies list as good as it gets?
TriplePundit is developing a three-part multimedia series to examine the challenges facing many tech companies when it comes to their impact on communities. Here we take a look at issues facing the service economy.