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Judge Rejects Uber Class Action Settlement

A U.S. Judge has rejected a $100 settlement between Uber and drivers in California and Massachusetts, keeping their employment status in legal limbo.

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Samsung to Sell High-end Refurbished Cell Phones

Worldwide smartphone sales have been fairly flat recently in Q2 2016 with vendors shipping 343 million smartphone, yet Samsung has gained some market share due to popular products like the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. It is planning to extend this success by selling used versions of those favorite models.

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Peter Thiel and Cliven Bundy Demonstrate the Hazards of Overreach

Silicon Valley tycoon Peter Thiel and Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy have nothing in common, except Libertarian philosophy and a disregard for democracy.

Lamar Smith, ExxonMobil, 350.org, Greenpeace, fossil fuels, climate chance, climate deniers, climate science, congress, Leon Kaye, Union of Concerned Scientists

Congressional Climate Witch Hunt Reaches an Impasse

350.org’s outside counsel requested a meeting with the Congressional Science Committee last month to discuss Lamar Smith’s subpoenas and issues related to climate change science. According to 350.org, however, its request to meet Smith and the committee has been denied.

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5 Cost-Effective PR Strategies for Purpose-Driven Businesses

As the mission-driven business sector grows, so does the competition for media coverage. But even on a tight budget, there are simple strategies that can still help you achieve ongoing results – and keep your name, and positive impacts, in the news.

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Twitter Chat Recap: #TheGreenEngine w United Technologies

Today, United Technologies, TriplePundit, and a lively online audience discussed how breakthrough innovation takes a commitment of time and resources to create large impacts on environmental sustainability.

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Companies and Investors Make Their 1,000th Commitment to Climate Change Action

We Mean Business is celebrating 614 companies and investors making 1,000 commitments to stall or halt climate change.

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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