The holiday season is the most wasteful time of the year. Americans throw away 25 percent more trash during the Thanksgiving to New Year’s holiday period than any other time of the year. What’s worse, we buy each other presents that do a lousy job of maximizing our happiness.
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Projects designed to bolster private investment in effective climate solutions in six African countries have received $330 million in funding from the African Development Bank Group, the bank announced late last month.
Adweek Creative Director of the Decade Alex Bogusky is preparing to launch an online retail store called the COMMON Marketplace to support socially conscious brands and spur entrepreneurship.
In 2011, ten professors of law sent a petition to the SEC, urging it to require corporations to disclose all significant political spending so shareholders can hold their companies accountable. As of last month, the petition already had garnered more than 640,000 comments – 99.7 percent of which were in support of greater transparency.
Women’s financial empowerment has been a hot topic in recent months. There’s a definite buzz around gender-lens investing and its potential to make more of impact capital. Yet, while the gender lens approach is an exciting step forward for women’s financial empowerment, it isn’t the whole story.
Launched by Bolsa Mexicana de Valores and wholesale financial markets broker SIF ICAP, the MEXICO2 platform seeks to promote and foster private and public sector investment and collaboration in climate change mitigation initiatives that reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable forestry and agricultural projects.
neighbourly is truly a social network, encouraging members to form and join new communities and connecting them to businesses interested in funding community projects.
By Brenda A. Morris If you choose not to eat animal products or are trying to limit your meat consumption for ethical reasons, you owe it to yourself and to the animals to take a look at the holdings in your investment portfolio. Even folks who are die hard carnivores would, all else being equal, … Continued
As the premier media partner for the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open London (SBIOL) which will take place at the SB London conference, we would like to introduce each of our four finalists. This week, meet GravityLight. By Candice McLeod Deciwatt, a UK-based social enterprise, has found inspiration for their current innovation in an unexpected place, by capitalizing on the … Continued