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.

Economics
Conscious Capitalism
B-Corps
Business Models
Circular Economy
Sharing Economy

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The Quick & Dirty: Snake Oil Sellers

Let’s go back to the beginning of almost every company that exists today: You can find a clear social mission at the heart of why they started as a business. And then so many lost their way.

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Not Your Grandparent’s Workplace: What Makes Millennials Tick

What’s different about this generation’s emerging workforce? What makes them tick and how do companies harness that drive? Nicolette van Exel, head of SAP’s Emerging Entrepreneur Initiative and Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky, author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough, share some insights. The answers definitely weren’t written by the previous generation.

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Targeted Marketing and Online Privacy

It is often said that if you get a something for free (à la Google or Facebook), you aren’t the customer, you’re the product. The question is — for those companies in the business of selling data, what are the CSR implications of doing so?

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California Governor Vetoes Antibiotic Resistance Bill, Critics Cheer

It seems like an unlikely scenario: California Gov. Jerry Brown, who has championed issues ranging from healthcare to environmentalism, vetoed a bill last week that proponents say would have addressed some shortcomings in antibiotic use in livestock. Critics of the bill include environmentalists who say they are pleased the governor has refused to sign it it.

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Solar PV Catching On Fast in Latin America, Caribbean

Solar power is poised to take on a major role in meeting electricity needs across the LAC region. NPD Solarbuzz forecasts that some 9 gigawatts of clean, renewable PV generation capacity will be installed across the LAC over the next five years.

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Indiana’s First Single Bin, Energy-from-Waste System

Covanta is making a $45M investment in a single-bin, recycling system paired with an energy-from-waste facility, the first complete solution of its kind in North America. You might think it would be located in San Francisco or Austin, but it’s located in Indianapolis, right in the middle of the rust belt.

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‘Stories & Beer’ NYC on Fashion+Water

Join TriplePundit in Philadelphia or New York City — or online — for a special “Stories and Beer” series, respectively on BCorps and sustainable fashion.

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Helping Millennials Succeed WIth Homewise

A look at the Homewise program and how it is helps young people and families understand financial literacy and be successful at first time homeownership.

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Stem to Install Smart Energy Storage at Extended Stay Hotels

Events are unfolding quickly in the nascent market for intelligent energy storage systems, especially in California, where a state mandate is fueling demand. Early market leader Stem on Sept. 30 announced it has finalized an agreement to install its energy intelligence platforms across 68 Extended Stay America hotels in the Golden State.

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Symantec Brings Cyber Security Jobs to HS Grads

Launched in late June with non-profits Year Up, Life Journey and NPower, the Symantec Cyber Career Connection prepares high school grads to take up jobs and careers in the field of cyber security.