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.
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.
SPECIAL SERIES: Skills-Based Volunteering
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.
SPECIAL SERIES: Fostering Diversity and Purpose at Work
“The recruiting process is a great example of where many businesses are moving beyond what has ‘always worked’ and looking for ways to proactively reach underrepresented groups of candidates,” said Elena Richards, talent management lead in the office of diversity at PwC.
If you are just beginning the journey into sustainable sourcing or are considering if it makes sense for your private brand, there are some things you should know and contemplate as you explore the idea.
World leaders convened yet again in an effort to arrive at a solution to the Syrian refugee crisis. But the fact is, nonprofits and social enterprises are leading the charge to help these people. Listed in this article are five organizations taking on brave and difficult work.
ExxonMobil is trying to exclude a climate change proposal from this year’s proxy ballot, and if the oil and gas giant succeeds, its shareholders won’t be able to vote on the proposal at the company’s annual general meeting on May 25.