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3p Weekend: 7 Companies Led By Refugees

From Fortune 500 companies to trendy startups, these seven corporate stories show what’s possible when countries take a chance on people fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries.

Is Energy Independence a Cover for Coal?

Of all the actions and orders in Trump’s 80+ days in office, none may have more far-reaching or long-lasting impact than the proposed “Energy Independence” executive order. TriplePundit obtained an early draft of the order. Tom Schueneman reports.

Somalia’s Illegal Fishing Problem Is About More Than Piracy

The newswires were buzzing last week over the story that pirates hijacked a commercial ship off the shores of Somalia — but the focus on “pirates” overlooks factors such as overfishing, poverty, smuggling and even deforestation.

Timberland and Thread Partner to Drive Social Impact in Haiti

Timberland and Thread partnered to incorporate recycled plastic from Haiti into clothing and apparel. We spoke with both companies about the partnership and what it can teach startups and legacy brands about collaborating for social impact.

Where Sustainability Meets Public Health

An increasing number of academics and healthcare professionals are saying manmade climate change could carry heavy implications for human health.

3p Weekend: We’re Keeping Up With the White House So You Don’t Have To

The hottest news items centered around Trump’s proposed budget and the tax return revelation that wasn’t. But that’s far from all that happened this week. We’d make a “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” joke, but honestly we’re too exhausted. Let’s just get right down to it.

Trump Budget Swings Heavy Hammer at Federal Agencies

U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash discretionary funding in order to bolster the military.

Your Funding Was Cut . . . Now What?

Nonprofits and small companies across the country could see funding dry up if President Donald Trump’s budget proposed budget goes through. Sustainability strategy consultant Joanne Sonenshine offers some advice.

Could Trump’s Border Wall Start a Land Grab in Texas?

Evidence suggests that the Trump Administration will resort to land grab tactics such as eminent domain if necessary in order to build a border wall between Mexico and the U.S. But Texas landowners will be in the administration’s way.