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Tip No. 1: Why not try some home upgrades to save money and reduce impact in 2016?

Saving The Environment: 9 Environmental Acts To Make A Habit in 2016

A new year is always a good opportunity to try new habits and, when it comes to important issues like the environment, there really is no time like the present.

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The Challenges to Expanding Organic Cotton

Non-organic cotton’s impact on the environment is huge, which is why many say it may be the most important product to buy organic. But the organic cotton industry faces significant roadblocks that continue to thwart its advancement.

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Barclays, Credit Suisse Settle with Record Fines for Misleading Investors

Dark pools? If it seems as if the names of financial-trading systems are getting murkier these days, you’re not alone. But the SEC and the New York attorney’s office have taken up the task of clearing the water for investors. Last month, regulators convinced Barclays and Credit Suisse to join the long list of financial institutions now accused of misleading investors in dark pool systems. The settlement garnered another $150 million for fed and state coffers and an admission of guilt from Barclays. But will it be enough to head off any more financial trainwrecks?

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Oil Lobby Trolls Obama’s New Tax Proposal

Late last week, President Obama announced he would include a $10 per barrel tax on oil in the FY2016 budget that his administration is proposing to Congress. The oil industry is saying, “No way.”

Data centers, like this Google facility in Dalles, Oregon, may be using more energy than reported, a new study finds.

New Data Debunks Some Data Centers’ Clean Energy Claims

Recent claims by owners of large data centers that a large part of their operations are powered by renewable energy have skeptics coming out of from under their solar panels. Now, there is hard data proving that skepticism is valid.

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EasyJet Founder’s Discount Food Store: A Symptom of London’s Growing Poverty?

Located in the London neighborhood of Park Royal, EasyFoodStore stocks only 76 white-label items. Classic British treats such as chicken curry, digestive biscuits, brown sauce, garbanzo beans, poppadoms and jelly babies are for now priced at 25 pence (36 cents) an item for the month of February, and they are flying off the shelves.

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On the Trail of The B Team

A Bard MBA in Sustainability student tracks the success of the B Team: a group of corporate leaders who take as a self-evident truth that purpose, not profit, must form the foundation of any business that wants to stick around.

Inside Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR is a business outlook that acknowledges responsibilities to stakeholders beyond shareholders, including suppliers, customers, and employees.

The Social Responsibility of Business

Ever since Milton Friedman famously proclaimed “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits” pundits have pondered whether his purist interpretation was really the only way.Must the word ‘profit’ always refer only to money ?

New Economics

Here we explore efforts to remake business economies and incorporate social and environmental benefit into a company's DNA. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy

The ROI of Sustainability

When it comes time to extend programs beyond the basics, it can be hard to justify the expense. Or is it? In this series we discuss the ROI of sustainability — what it means and how to track it. An editorially independent series brought to you by MeterHero.

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Feb

Sustainable Brands Announces ‘Activating Purpose’ Theme for SB’16 San Diego Conference, June 6-9, 2016

REI, Caesars Entertainment, JetBlue Airways, HP Enterprise and 2016 Rio Olympics among organizations confirmed to speak at SB'16 San Diego.
03
Feb

Employer Stock Opportunities: Should You Buy In or Not?

Investing in stock requires careful analysis of the market and the company you’re looking to invest in. No matter how great you might…
03
Feb

Case Study: Patagonia’s Circular Economy Strategy

Ethical Corporation just launched an exclusive case study comprehensively detailing the circular economy work of one industry leader: Patagonia.

Where we're going

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Feb

Hotel Council of San Francisco’s “Stay Green Forum”

CA Lt. Governor Newsom will keynote the Hotel Council of San Francisco’s first “Stay Green Forum” on Feb. 17, 2016 at the Hilton…
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25
Feb

Clean Energy Innovation for Sustainable Cities: Cleantech Open Kickoff Event

Your clean energy innovation can contribute to a Sustainable SF! Join us at this Cleantech Open kickoff event!
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29
Feb

GLOBE 2016 Conference & Innovation Expo

GLOBE is North America’s largest and longest-running Conference and Exposition series dedicated to business innovation for the planet. A world-leading sustainability GLOBE Conference…
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12
Apr

Responsible Business Summit USA 2016

The Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Summit USA is America's premier CSR and sustainability conference. Through workshops, roundtable debates and case study sessions delving…
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May

GRI Global Conference 2016

Join GRI and up to 1,500 sustainability leaders from around the globe to exchange leading-edge knowledge on best practices, innovations and trends that…
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07
Jun

The Responsible Business Summit 2016

Create positive impact through smarter strategy. #RBS16 leads the conversation with 400+ European brands on what it takes to be a business of…
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Upcoming 3p Events

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Mar

Triple Pundit and thinkPARALLAX present… Perspectives

Join us on March 9th in San Francisco from 6:30-8:30pm for food, drinks, and a spirited discussion to envision CSR Utopia.
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