This category is about the relation between business economies and sustainability and CSR. Company economies have great impact on how much effort they put into their CSR strategy and incorporating green strategies can have an effect on company growth. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy

Taking Care of Business in the High-Road Economy

Raising the minimum wage. Guaranteeing paid family leave. Increasing employee ownership. “Banning the box” to give applicants who’ve served time a fair chance at a job. These widely different policies have one thing in common: They benefit not just the worker, but also the bottom line.

Art as a Cornerstone for Community Building

Art is emerging as an economic driver for distressed communities. These three cities catalyzed artistic movements to revitalize downtowns, attract visitors and create jobs.

California’s Recycling Industry is in Rapid Decline

California is struggling to recycle its waste, including single-use disposable containers that are a lifeline for some of the state’s poorest residents. Meanwhile, more trash is finding its way into the Golden State’s landfills.