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Why Fair Trade Matters Even More in An Unequal World

We live in a time of massive, unprecedented trade: Goods, information and money all flow across borders almost seamlessly. Many prospered from this new era of trade, but has also resulted in damaging externalities which tend to hit poor people the hardest.

Could the Rise of ‘Shadow Banks’ Put the U.S. Economy At Risk?

‘Shadow banking’ refers to nonbank financial services that fall beyond the scope of traditional regulation — everything from hedge funds to fintech services like Quicken Loans. These companies are quickly carving out market share, and some experts say it exposes the U.S. economy to undue risk.

Embattled Uber Releases Its First Diversity Report

Uber released its first diversity report following months of bad press, including fierce backlash over sexual harassment allegations. And the disappointing figures reveal its recruitment struggles are similar to many Silicon Valley companies.

Toyota Makes A Bold Pitch For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Mirai

The new outdoor ad campaign for Toyota’s hydrogen-powered Mirai combines the old-school billboard platform with a high-tech twist.

Finally: Flint’s Lead-Tainted Water Pipes Will Be Replaced by 2020

After nearly three years, Flint and Michigan lawmakers inked a deal to address the city’s water crisis. But they didn’t explain why it took a huge lawsuit and more than a year of political wrangling to come up with a fix.

As Feds Strip Internet Privacy Laws, States Enact Their Own

New policies in Washington are prompting states to enact their own Internet privacy and consumer protection laws.

Nike Jumps On Upcycling Bandwagon With New Shoe Packaging

The new shoeboxes will be made from 100 percent post-consumer waste, including milk and orange juice containers and coffee lids.

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.

From the Podium

30
Mar

C&A Foundation calls to reimagine fashion with Fashion for Good

C&A Foundation, with Fashion for Good, made an industry-wide call for collaboration to transform the apparel industry at a gathering of innovators, sustainability…
29
Mar

Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’17 Detroit

Interface, KIND Healthy Snacks, Chobani, Google, IBM among companies confirmed to showcase how sustainability-led innovation can drive business success
28
Mar

Understanding the Potential of Solar Energy

The European Union has high goals for their renewable energy sources by 2020. In part, they will reach these lofty aspirations by incorporating…

Where we're going

19
Apr

New Economy & Social Innovation Global Forum – With 3p Discount!

NESI Forum 2017 is the unique Global Forum on New Economy and Social Innovation that brings together for the first time in history…
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22
May

Sustainable Brands 2017 Detroit – With Reader Discount Code

Sustainable Brands is the largest peer community of global business leaders committed to brand value creation through sustainability-led innovation. SB’17 Detroit brings brand…
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07
Jun

Conscious Company Global Leadership Forum

The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum is open for registration now.
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27
Jun

Green Sports Alliance Summit 2017

The annual Green Sports Alliance Summit is the world’s largest and most influential gathering for the sports community to unite around sustainability.
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17
May

GRI Certified Training + CDP in New York

Enroll in one of our hands-on trainings, for current and future sustainability professionals-it’s the quickest way to learn how to apply the latest…
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