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Ties to Labor and Human Rights Among Palm Oil Leaders and Laggards

Palm oil defines the world’s struggle to make more food and consumer goods products while mitigating their impact on people. So, who are the leaders in the push for more fairly produced palm oil, and who are the laggards that are falling behind?

U.S. Ups the Ante on Renewable Hydrogen Production

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory plans to lead a collaborative effort to accelerate the development of renewable hydrogen. It’s just one part of the U.S. DOE’s big bet on the hydrogen economy.

Columbia Scientist Discovers Plastic-Based Energy Storage Solution

Smaller, lighter, cheaper electric vehicle batteries could result from a new manufacturing process that eliminates an energy storage “hiccup.”

CDP: Business Commitments on Carbon Fall Short of Paris Climate Goals

The world’s largest companies have a long way to go before they move the needle on the ambitious climate change mitigation goals set at COP21, according to a CDP report released this week.

Children’s Advocates File FTC Complaint Against Google Over ‘Influencers’

Deals between so-called influencers — with a substantial social media following — and their advertisers are not always disclosed. This makes them a big problem when it comes to their impact on children, say advocacy groups. And those groups are fighting back.

Drug-Resistant Bacteria Found At Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Sites In India

Pollution leads to a disturbing antibiotic resistance at Indian pharmaceutical plants, which supply almost a quarter of the world’s generic drugs.

CoverGirl’s New ‘Cover Boy’ Shows Fashion and Beauty Industries Are Turning a Corner

This month, CoverGirl hired its first male brand ambassador, 17-year-old James Charles. The high-school senior is just one of many who are challenging conventional beauty norms and redefining what it means to be “masculine.” Fashion and beauty companies have no choice but to accept, and even celebrate these, trends.

The Triple Bottom Line

At it's core, triple bottom line thinking ties the social and environmental impact of an organization’s activities to its economic performance.

Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a longstanding concept in business management. The theory is that when employees are engaged in the company's activities, they'll work harder and stay longer, which will reduce costs. Here we explore some popular ways to keep employees engaged.

Sustainability Reporting

Here we explore the many ways companies are reporting on their sustainability, from traditional GRI-indexed sustainability reports to visually dynamic websites that update in real time.

From Farm to Factory: A 3 Part Series on Social Impacts in Apparel

In this 3-part series is underwritten by C&A Foundation, we explore how cotton, supply chain transparency and bonded labor shape the apparel supply chain and influence the clothes on our backs.

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The Potential of Internal Carbon Pricing Policies

Which organizations are ready to lead the way and use fine grain, transparent emissions data to drive emissions reductions before regulations make it…

#Women4Cocoa Twitter Chat: Empowering Women in Cocoa Communities

Join Mondelēz International, CARE International, Oxfam, and TriplePundit on November 3rd to discuss how women are central to the sustainability of cocoa-growing communities…

One Company Tackles Homelessness: One Mattress at a Time

People spend a third of their lives in sleep, but there are too many people in our country who can’t sleep at night…

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