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Why Climate Change is a Business and Human Rights Issue

This is a key year for climate action by both governments and companies. In the lead-up to the much-anticipated Paris climate talks, states are preparing their pledges, and business leaders are developing their approach at meetings such as the Business & Climate Summit this week. Despite devastating impacts of climate change on the rights to health, water, food, housing, livelihood and life, human rights have been on the sidelines of these discussions.

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These Gadgets Make Your Bicycle Commute Safe and Fun

Exercising and being outdoors reduces stress, energizes you, boosts your confidence and helps you sleep better. These gadgets make bicycle commuting easy, safe and fun.

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SAP Develops Workforce of the Future

SAP has turned workforce management into a competitive advantage through some outside-the-box thinking. Programs that support employees with autism widen the hiring pool, and formal opportunities in “intrapreneurship” give high-energy employees the chance to give entrepreneurship a try.

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Obama Calls Climate Change ‘Immediate Threat’

Speaking to this year’s graduating class of the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, President Barack Obama called climate change “a serious threat to global security” and “an immediate risk to our national security.”

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Supply Chain Sustainability Takes Center Stage in Cannes

The Cannes red carpet is more about glitz than sustainable fashion. Kering, the official fashion partner of the annual international film festival, might change that. Parent to brands such as Volcom, Stella McCartney and Gucci, Kering is the first multinational company to publicly estimate the environmental costs of activities across its entire supply chain.

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Government Fossil Fuel Subsidies Total a ‘Shocking’ $5.3 Trillion

Dramatically higher than previously estimated, fossil fuel subsidies exceed what the world’s governments spend on health care, according to the International Monetary Fund. What’s more, they’re likely to remain this high — despite fossil fuels being the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, the main culprit driving climate change.

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Chevron Called to Carpet for Trying to Buy Local Election

Ahead of Chevron’s shareholder meeting on May 27, community members from Richmond, California, delivered over 100,000 petition signatures in support of a shareholder resolution that calls on Chevron to end its spending to influence elections.

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.

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May

The Internet of Things and Business: What You Should Know

Many small business owners and entrepreneurs may be under the impression that the IoT isn't going to have much of an effect on…
20
May

Join an Important New Sustainability Conversation Convening at Harvard

I’ve been asking senior leaders, “Do you think management-driven hierarchy, or the command control operating system that predominates almost all sectors, is adequate…
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May

Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge: $100,000

Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge offers $100,000 incentive for innovative solutions to natural resource issues affecting U.S. National Forests and Grasslands.
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