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Insurance Companies Made Millions on Hurricane Sandy

A year-long NPR investigation reveals that many citizens who lost their homes during Hurricane Sandy insist they were shortchanged on claim payouts — while insurers reaped millions in profits.

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Doctors Insist on Moving or Postponing Rio Olympics: Should Business Follow?

Should the 2016 Olympic games in Rio be postponed, or even moved? In an open letter to the World Health Organization, 186 doctors from all continents, including three from Brazil, say yes.

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Gawker Lawsuit Exposes Champerty of Tech Champ Peter Thiel

Everybody wants to know why Peter Thiel secretly bankrolled Hulk Hogan’s “sex tape” case against Gawker Media.

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Tourism + Climate Change = Famous Thai Islands Closed

Some of Thailand’s best known islands, including the spot made famous in the film “The Beach,” are closed indefinitely due to concerns of both damage from tourists and coral bleaching connected to climate change.

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Splacer Taps Into the Power of the Sharing Economy

What Airbnb does for longer-term home stays, Splacer does for short-term event spaces.

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Internet Company Aims to Boost ‘Made In America’ Goods

Maker’s Row is a startup company aiming to produce more goods domestically. By matching U.S. factories with business proposals, the platform hopes to turn business ideas into domestic realities.

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What Other Cities Can Learn From San Fran’s New Solar Law

As of Jan. 1, all new buildings in San Francisco measuring 10 stories or fewer must include a rooftop solar installation. What can other cities learn from this landmark legislation?

Inside Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR is a business outlook that acknowledges responsibilities to stakeholders beyond shareholders, including suppliers, customers, and employees.

The Social Responsibility of Business

Ever since Milton Friedman famously proclaimed “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits” pundits have pondered whether his purist interpretation was really the only way.Must the word ‘profit’ always refer only to money ?

New Economics

Here we explore efforts to remake business economies and incorporate social and environmental benefit into a company's DNA. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy

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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Twitter Chat with Pratt & Whitney: Breakthrough Innovation Takes More than 140 Characters

Join Pratt & Whitney (a United Technologies Corp. company) and special guests on Tuesday, June 7th at 8:30am PT / 11:30am ET using #TheGreenEngine to…
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May

Twitter Chat: #3pHealthyAging with Caesars Entertainment

Join TriplePundit and experts from Caesars Entertainment, Second Wind Dreams, Meals on Wheels America, and Cleveland Clinic on Wednesday, June 22nd at 9am…
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May

LGBTQ Summit on Sustainability

OUT for Sustainability hosts the country’s only conference to define and explore environmental values in the LGBTQ community.

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Jun

Sustainable Brands ’16 San Diego

Mobilize your brand to succeed in the 21st century economy. Discover how brands and business leaders are Activating Purpose with sustainability-led innovation that…
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Jun

The Responsible Business Summit 2016

Create positive impact through smarter strategy. #RBS16 leads the conversation with 400+ European brands on what it takes to be a business of…
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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. USE $200…
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