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Toms of Maine: Turning Hot Air into a Sustainable Resource

Today’s technology makes yesterday’s most basic, manual tasks — like cleaning an intricate set of pipes — a whiz. But it also creates its own challenges when it comes to recovering precious resources and reducing your carbon footprint. Tom’s of Maine, famous for natural personal care products, figured out a way to ensure that its manufacturing and sterilizing processes can still meet the demands of the company’s 2020 sustainability goals.

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Make That Three Black Eyes for Natural Gas Fracking

A new fracking study from Stanford University casts more doubt on the use of natural gas as a “cleaner” fuel for vehicle fleets.

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Ad Campaign Asks People in Other Countries to Donate to Hungry Americans

With over 49 million Americans hungry and living in poverty, food security is one of our most defining social justice issues. This ad campaign by Great Nations Eat sheds light on this issue by encouraging people in other countries to donate to hungry Americans.

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Al Gore Hits Obama on Arctic Drilling Decision

Gore is confident there will be some sort of agreement coming out of Paris. “Even if it falls a little bit short of the 2-degree threshold, it will definitely lend a tremendous amount of momentum to an historic transition that is now well underway, away from carbon-based energy and towards renewables efficiency, battery storage and sustainable agriculture and forestry.”

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Starbucks Pairs With Lyft for Shared Rides and Values

Last week Starbucks announced an agreement with Lyft that could be beneficial for Lyft drivers, riders and even for some Starbucks employees. Is this a victory for values-driven business?

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Why There Should Be One Name For One Fish

A fish by any name is still a fish. But sometimes names do matters, as a recent report by the ocean advocacy group Oceana reveals. The use of one name for one fish can help protect our oceans and the fish that swim in them.

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How to Structure Your Social Enterprise for Maximum Benefit

Even social enterprises often are focused solely on their external mission, overlooking their employees’ needs for empowerment and wealth creation that worker-owned co-ops and democratically-run businesses can offer. We need organizations designed to benefit society and employees at the same time! This article explains 5 innovative organizational forms that can maximize the benefit of your social enterprise for society and often forgotten, the employees.

Women’s Leadership in 2015

“Women’s leadership” can mean many things — personal development, career advancement, community engagement. Here we present an editorially independent series on women’s leadership and advancement, brought to you by MGM Resorts Foundation.

The Circular Economy and Green Electronics

We examine the challenges, triumphs and future of green electronics. How does the concept of a circular economy fit into a world in which everything is electrified? An editorially independent series brought to you by the Green Electronics Council.

Disrupting Short-Termism

In this series, TriplePundit highlights innovative companies working to solve long-term problems with short-term business solutions for both people and planet. An editorially independent series brought to you by CVS Health.

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.

From the Podium

27
Jul

Standing Out In a Crowd of MBA Applicants

Getting a good job has always involved a few simple steps. As long as you learned the right skills, built some experience, and…
22
Jul

Impact Hub NYC Launches SOCAP-Themed Programming with “Taste of Kiva Zip” Event

Expanded Financial Inclusion Opportunities for US-based Social Enterprises
21
Jul

Emerging Green Conference Full Program and Speaker List Unveiled

The Green Electronics Council announces the sessions and speakers who will discuss electronics in a circular economy during its three-day conference in September.
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Global Sustainability Summit

Are you ready for consumers who demand transparency and for the changing landscape of food retail, from sustainable sourcing to CSR? The Global…
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Oct

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SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) is a world-renowned conference series dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good.
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The EHS Management Forum is the largest annual gathering of EHS and sustainability managers, directors and vice presidents.
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Aug

Webinar: The Sustainable Edge | Bottom-Line Results

Join UL Environment Johnson & Johnson, ASSA ABLOY, and LG to learn why sustainability is the new business imperative and what industry leaders…
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