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China Tells WTO: No More Garbage Imports

China recently informed the World Trade Organization that wastes resulting from textiles and steelmaking are among a list of 24 types of garbage that will no longer be accepted at the country’s ports.

The Health Impacts of Rush Hour Pollution

While sensors monitor pollution near the freeway, what gets sucked into a car’s interior is another matter all together. And it’s linked to heart disease, asthma and other respiratory disease for unlucky drivers.

Beef-Giant Canada Now Promoting a Plant-Based Diet

Canada, one of the world’s largest beef producers has issued new dietary guidelines in an effort to promote healthy eating. And beef is no longer on the menu.

‘Fossil Fuels are Dead’ Says Coal Transport Magnate

The CEO of the United States’ third-largest rail transport company has been predicting the end of fossil fuels for a year now. Last week he announced what that would mean for CSX Rail: No new coal cars for a disappearing industry.

SPECIAL SERIES: COMMIT! Forum

Corporate Responsibility Practitioner Roundup: Totem Power

In the run up to the COMMIT!Forum, CR Magazine spoke with Brian Lakamp, Founder and CEO at Totem Power. Totem’s smart hub combines modern communications, advanced energy, and distributed intelligence into a single, powerful platform for modern campuses, retail centers, commercial facilities, cities and more. We spoke with him about being a practitioner in the clean energy space.

3p Weekend: Elon Musk Claims “Verbal Approval” to Build East Coast Underground Hyperloop; Cities Shrug

Elon Musk announced yesterday that he had “verbal government approval” to build an underground tunnel for a Hyperloop that would link New York City and Washington, D.C. Who has provided the mysterious green light to dig underneath multiple states?

$2M in Fines for ExxonMobil for Violating Russia Sanctions

U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it will fine ExxonMobil $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia after the country’s military intervention in Ukraine. This is a black eye for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who led ExxonMobil at the time.

More Drilling Than Ever on Public Lands

While media hounds sniff the Russia trail, Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke is authorizing more oil exploration on public lands than ever before.

Skyrocketing Subprime Auto Loan Defaults Put Cities’ Transport Systems at Risk

Subprime auto loan default rates are rising, which could affect investors worldwide, as they have been purchased these loans through securitized bonds. If the bottom falls out of the market, there could be a huge dent in ridesharing across U.S. cities, as many Uber and Lyft drivers rely on sub prime auto loans to rent cars for work.

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

24
Jul

GM Pilots STEM Camp for Elementary Students in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community

2,500 teamGM Cares employees to volunteer during annual neighborhood transformation event
24
Jul

Hess Corporation’s 2016 Sustainability Report Shows Continued Progress in Safe, Responsible Business Practices

Report Details: About This Report: Click Here Report PDF: Click Here 2016 Sustainability Report: Click Here For more information, please contact: Jay Wilson Phone: 212-536-8940 Lorrie Hecker…
24
Jul

Southface Announces Cox Enterprises as Presenting Sponsor of 2017 Visionary Dinner; Mohawk Group Returns as Title Sponsor

Previous Argon Award recipient increases support for signature Southface event

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Sep

Bio Based Live – Americas

An event focused on money, models and markets in the bio-based chemicals and products industry. Attendees will learn how the process of scaling…
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Oct

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Companies vs Climate Change Europe

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Nov

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