How do you eradicate poverty, stop AIDS and HIV, and ensure every child has a primary education and all women have equality? Simple, say the founders of Project Everyone: You connect with every single person on the planet. So far, they’re off to a pretty bold start.
Category: New Economics
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 en effect on company growth.
Jessy Servi, sustainability manager for Milwaukee’s Outpost Natural Foods, the fourth largest consumer food cooperative in the U.S., talks about her company, how it works and how the co-op model has helped make sustainability a reality.
Researchers have found that greater professional diversity increases a city’s productivity, a pattern that is present across large urban areas in the U.S.
Real estate agents in the Macarthur region of Sydney, Australia, are helping to reduce homelessness, and in two years they have saved 57 tenancies.
Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur: Gary Shinner, former CEO of Mighty Leaf Tea, shares how to engineer a long-term vision for your business.
Just as there is professional privilege in law and psychology, we need clear guidelines for how negative information can be shared, discussed and addressed confidentially by enterprises with their impact measurement advisors. Without privilege, a fear of backlash fosters the (often willfully) ignorant perpetuation of negative situations in a social impact venture’s supply chain.
Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur: Neil Grimmer, president and c-founder of Plum Organics, shares how to built a business based on purpose.
WWF urges the European Union’s economic and political leaders to put sustainability first and not delay such action in the name of economic recovery.