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130 Organizations Demand a Fair and Just Recovery from Harvey

A coalition of 130 non-profit groups have urged political leaders to ensure that public funds for Hurricane Harvey aid go to the people that need it most – and not to companies that they argue have had leading roles in creating the environmental and economic mess that will take years to cleanup.

Post-Capitalist Entrepreneurship: B Corps and Beyond

Post-capitalist entrepreneurship (PCE) is about changing the underlying logic of entrepreneurial organizing, governance models, legal structures, approach to intellectual property, perception of consumption and production and of course the ultimate objectives and metrics of success.

In a Race Against the Clock, Scientists in Hawaii Hope “Super Coral” Can Survive Climate Change

An ambitious group of researchers at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology have been laser-focused on understanding coral by going beyond the factors why many reefs are in rapid decline. In fact, they are evaluating “assisted evolution” and “assisted migration” theories so that future generations of coral can survive in a more challenging oceanic environment.

Evian Helps French Multinational Danone Inch Toward Carbon Neutrality

During the COP21 climate talks, French multinational Danone pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050. Thanks to its Evian brand, it’s now one step closer to that goal.

How to Create a Corporate Volunteer Program

What are the best methods for introducing a corporate volunteer program into your business? How can you maximize employee engagement, your impact on the local community, and the benefits to your business? Here are a few tips to getting started.

San Francisco and Oakland Sue Fossil Fuel Companies Over Sea Level Rise

San Francisco and Oakland are among the growing number of public entities that are looking ahead and realizing the mounting tab they will have to pay for climate change mitigation. This week they took action on that with two suits that name fossil fuel companies as the responsible parties for infrastructure damage caused by global warming and sea level rise.

GM to Deploy 100% Wind Power In Ohio, Indiana

It’s complicated: GM will use renewable energy from Texas wind farms to help power factories that manufacture gas-powered pickup trucks.

How Corporations Respond to Climate Change

The reality is that the climate has already begun to change. Today we can no longer restrict our focus to just stopping climate change. The question ‘what happens if?’ is now necessarily coupled with ‘what happens when?’. Brands and businesses thus require a 2-pronged strategy that includes both prevention and adaptation.

Six Charts to Explain U.S. State Greenhouse Gas Emissions

As major global greenhouse gas emitters, U.S. states have the economic heft and legislative authority to move the United States toward much lower emissions and cleaner energy. While many have done so in the last decade, some remain stuck in the high-emitting past. The following six charts show how emissions from U.S. states compare, how they are changing and what could come next. These are based on the latest greenhouse gas emissions data World Resources Institute compiled for all 50 states.

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

21
Sep

The Consumer Goods Forum Reaffirms Climate Change Commitment

The Consumer Goods Forum today issued a statement reaffirming its commitment to helping members do their part to tackle climate change and keep…
21
Sep

UN Sustainable Development Goals Set High Standards for North America Sustainability Reporting

CSE free webinar will discuss research findings from Canada and the US which can help corporations improve sustainability and profitability.
21
Sep

Walmart Foundation Announces $565,000 Towards Mexico Earthquake Relief and Recovery

This announcement builds upon $2.2 million committed today by Walmart de México y Centroamérica to assist organizations leading earthquake relief efforts.

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26
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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10
Oct

SOCAP 2017 with Discount Code

SOCAP17 will convene leading impact investors, world-class entrepreneurs, and innovative cross-sector practitioners for three full days of networking and engaging content at the…
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19
Oct

Bioneers 2017 with Discount Code

For 28 years, Bioneers has been the leading summit calling for a revolution from the heart of nature. Enjoy a discount with the…
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Upcoming 3p Events

26
Sep

Pearson Twitter Chat, 9/26: #WhyPurpose

Discuss why young people want to work for businesses with a social purpose on 9/26 with Pearson, SAP, ASU WSSI, UN PRME, and…
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04
Oct

Companies vs Climate Change Europe

An event whose mission it is to bring together companies from around the world to discuss climate change and how they can work…
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29
Nov

Companies vs Climate Change USA

An event whose mission it is to bring together companies from around the world to discuss climate change and how they can work…
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