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Havelock Wool Insulates Homes with the Help of Mother Nature

The push for more sustainable building materials is helping to revitalize interest in sheep’s wool.

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Study Suggests First Soda Tax in U.S. Is Working

According to the American Journal of Pediatric Health, consumption of sugary drinks in the Bay Area city of 117,000 decreased by 21 percent since the city implemented its soda tax in March 2015.

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What the Outdoors Industry Is Doing About America’s Changing Landscape

The long-held notion of what an “outdoorsy” type looks like (think of old Sierra Club photos) is being dispelled.

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Tesla: New Model S is the Fastest Production Car on Earth

This week Tesla Motors staked its claim to having what is now the fastest production car ever manufactured in history: its new Model S can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds.

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Considerations for Offset Buyers: A Primer

Identifying the lead driver, or drivers, behind your company’s interest in offsets will help to guide how you design your program and what type of offsets to pursue.

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Effective Energy-Efficiency Strategies Require Creative Thinking

As we work toward meeting aggressive greenhouse gas emissions targets, we need to move beyond operational-level strategies for reducing energy use.

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Agreement Strengthens EPA’s Ability to Protect Clean Water

In a big step forward for clean water, a coalition of environmental groups succeeded in forcing the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt stricter standards for the management of industrial waste.

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

23
Aug

Sustainable Brands to Host Breakthrough Research Shaping 21st Century Business Models

LEGO, The Body Shop, adidas, IKEA, Edelman and L’Oréal among companies confirmed to share sustainability-led innovations at SB’16 Copenhagen, Sept 26-28
19
Aug

Twitter Chat with United Technologies: #TheGreenEngine

United Technologies knows that innovation takes time. Especially innovation that will change the world. The new PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine breaks all the…
17
Aug

Bay Day: Save The Bay

Bay Day is more than a day; it is a catalyst of change in a region most susceptible to the impending effects of…

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13
Sep

SOCAP 2016 – With Discount Code

SOCAP16 will gather impact investors, social entrepreneurs, foundations, corporations, global nonprofits, and other valuable strangers all contributing to a vibrant marketplace for socially,…
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09
Oct

Sustainatopia 2016

Join us at Sustainatopia in Boston in October! Use "TP15" for a 15% discount off your registration!
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10
Oct

SXSWeco 2016 – With Discount Codes

SXSW Eco creates a space for business leaders, investors, innovators and designers to drive economic, environmental and social change.
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26
Oct

NAEM 2016: Denver, October 26-28

This year's EHS&S Forum is organized around four program tracks on "Reducing Risk, Spotlighting Value", "Safety Leadership", "Strategic Sustainability", and "Strategic Resource Management".…
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30
Nov

The Companies Vs Climate Change Conference – With Discount Code

CvCC is dedicated to providing a forum for business leaders to connect around climate change solutions in an arena for companies to collaborate…
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