This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here. By Tiina Seppäläinen Consumers like you and me are becoming increasingly concerned about the growth of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in our food system. In a recent poll conducted by MSNBC, 96% … Continued
Bringing Purchasing Power to the Table: Driving Down the Cost of Organic Food to Counter an Epidemic
By Julie Graham Diabetes and obesity are on the rise. We’ve all heard it. Countless news articles and medical journals say so. In fact, it’s not just on the rise, it is insidiously reaching epidemic status among the American population at such an alarming rate that is becoming the norm. Translated, blood sugar levels are … Continued
On July 29th through August 1st this summer, Newark, New Jersey’s Lincoln Park will host its 5th Annual Music Festival. And despite the impressive lineup (featuring the likes of Carrie Jackson, Adegoke Steve Colson, Lance Williams and True Worship, Keith Bailey & A.N.T, Danny Krivit, Kenny Bobien, Loleatta Holloway, and DJs Immortal Technique and 9th … Continued
This post is part of a series on sustainability in the health and wellness industry, curated by Becky Eisen, Dana Ledyard, Izabel Loinaz. Follow along with the series here. Joining good food with sustainability is one organization’s recipe for saving America’s food traditions. By Aaron Kagan Slow Food International reminds us it is possible to … Continued
For many years I have been loosely involved, through holiday volunteer days and sporadic donations, with a local nonprofit that serves the homeless and those at risk for becoming homeless. My connection with the organization has deepened however, since I started volunteering with the organization’s Development and Fundraising teams on a regular basis. I have … Continued
This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here. By Briana Krompier “A simple question to ask is, ‘How has the world of a child changed in the last 150 years?’ And the answer is, ‘It’s hard to imagine any way … Continued
Today, poverty is an epidemic. A startling portion of the world’s population dies from preventable diseases, our environmental resources are being depleted at unprecedented rates, and things we take for granted in first world countries — clean water, sufficient food, an opportunity for education — are impossible dreams elsewhere. We know these are issues, but … Continued
Coca-Cola and SABMiller, partnering with Oxfam, recently released a report that measures two countries’ poverty footprint. The report covers wages throughout their entire value chain.
The following is a guest post by our friends at Fenton who are attending the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship conference this week. By Nicole Stipp, Fenton Today, at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship’s annual International Conference we got a change to talk to Eileen Cleirig of PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC). PwC is consistently … Continued
This post is part of a series on sustainability in the health and wellness industry, curated by Becky Eisen, Dana Ledyard, Izabel Loinaz. Follow along with the series here. By: Stuart Walker In 2008 I was terminated from my job as the GM of a 85,000 sq foot, 11 acre, 300 parking spot health and … Continued
While I was attending the Women in the World Stories + Solutions summit in New York on March 10-12, I had a chance to sit down with Lorie Jackson, Director of ExxonMobil’s global investments in women’s economic opportunities. A year ago, we spoke on the phone about ExxonMobil’s partnership with the Centre for Development and … Continued
The past few weeks I have been openly critical of Earth Hour (from WWF) and even 350.org because I believe they could do so much more to mobilize the world to really move the lever on climate change. I personally believe that in order to change our trajectory on this planet, we need to make … Continued
I was fortunate to have the opportunity to meet with Katherine Lucey, founder of Solar Sister, and Eva Walusimbi, one of the first Solar Sister sales associates, at the Women in the World 2011: Stories and Solutions summit hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast in New York from March 10-12. After our interview, Eva participated … Continued
Gail Lee, Sustainability Manager at University of California San Francisco medical facility, sat down with Izabel Loinaz to discuss the challenges in greening a major medical hospital.
Boyd Cohen, Ph.D. CO2 IMPACT In recent blog posts I have discussed the need to accelerate solutions that will move the needle on climate change as fast as possible in hopes of thwarting the worst impacts of climate change. Something I have yet to discuss in this series on Triple Pundit is the topic of … Continued