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Habitat for Humanity homes under construction in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward in 2008. Ten years after the community was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina, redevelopment is still underway. The Make It Right Foundation has developed a model that seems to work in the 9th Ward -- and it may do the same on America's tribal reservations.

Building Equality from the Lower 9th Ward to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation

Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation is rebuilding homes in the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans using sustainable and green building methods with high community involvement. Now the model is being rolled out on American Indian reservations.

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Time To Reduce Our ‘Plastic Footprint’

Our world is full of single-use plastic, meant to be used once and thrown away. And though some of it — depending on the type of plastic — could potentially be recycled or downcycled, the truth is that the majority of it becomes instant garbage, and much of it is winds up fouling our oceans and environment.

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Electronics Recycling: Breaking Down Barriers to Employment

By turning electronics recycling into a social enterprise, members of the Impact Recyclers network are keeping e-waste out of landfills while helping people find work.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Sputters Out As U.S. Solar Generation Soars to Record High

As rumors fly about the impending Keystone XL permit denial, U.S. solar generation soars to new heights thanks partly to the support of corporate citizens.

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New Labor Ruling: What Does It Mean for Small Business Contractors?

By tweaking what defines a “joint employer,” the National Labor Relations Board has made sweeping changes to what steps unions can take in collective bargaining, as well as who may be considered the ’employer’ in business-to-contractor settings, such as franchise establishments. And hold onto your hat, because there will probably be some vigorous challenges to this new ruling.

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The $250 Trillion Cost Of Climate Change And Obesity

Citigroup now projects a staggering $72 trillion global cost tied to man-made climate change during the 21st century. The industrial fast food complex is directly tied to a global obesity and diabetes epidemic that now costs $2 trillion annually. These staggering economic costs don’t even take into account human suffering and premature death.

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Join Our Crowdfunding Campaign! Tech Titans: Community Citizens?

The biggest names in tech generally have good reputations as corporate citizens. But many companies fail to go beyond traditional philanthropy in their corporate citizenship. This constitutes a major blind spot. Help us shed some light.

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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