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The NFL Has a Paid Patriotism Problem

Many within sports world were either inspired or infuriated as dozens of NFL players took a knee while the U.S. national anthem was played before games over the weekend. Of course, the background behind the controversy is a lot more nuanced than the U.S. president and some activists would have you believe.

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Twitter Chat TODAY: #WhyPurpose with Pearson & Partners

Join Pearson, SAP, ASU WSSI, UN PRME, and TriplePundit at #WhyPurpose TODAY at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm BT to discuss why young people want to work for businesses with a social purpose, how they’re preparing to join the workforce, and what this means for businesses.


How Renewable Energy Can Accelerate the Microgrid Revolution

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have underscored the advantages of microgrids, especially those equipped with distributed renewable energy.

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Leveraging Technology to Build a Successful Public-Private Partnership

Leveraging technology and innovation is essential to build capacity, streamline programs, and further impact in successful public-private partnerships (PPPs). Technology can be leveraged in two ways: first through the use of technical tools and platforms, and second through the use of technical knowledge to ensure expertise and innovative practices are applied uniformly and consistently to community investment strategies.

The Netherlands Teaches the Planet How to Grow Food in Changing Climates

As climates shift, innovation will become critical to ensuring there is enough food grown and produced for the global population. The Netherlands, a country about the size of Oregon, may have the key.

From the Front Lines: Internal Collaboration and Progress on Climate Change

We asked Ericsson, SAP, and Danone how they’ve engaged and collaborated internally on climate change. Some common themes emerged – a clear focus, leadership from the top, an investment of thought and resource to engage internally.

Facebook Could Sure Benefit from Embedded Sustainability Strategy

Facebook can can no longer hide behind its claims the company is merely a “technology platform.” If corporate responsibility had been more central to the company’s strategy, it could have avoided this scandal of hate speech, Russian ads and racial profiling in which it is currently embroiled.

Energy Dept. Pledges $32 Million For Grid Resiliency, With Renewables

Despite Trump’s antipathy to renewables, his Energy Department launches a new $32 million round of grid resiliency projects that leverage renewable energy.

Fair Trade Gold: Coming Soon to Jewelry and Smartphones

London-based Fairtrade Foundation has launched a program that it hopes can help scale fair trade-certified gold from the East African countries, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

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

25
Sep

From Boston to Birmingham: 25 Historic Main Street Districts Across America Vie for $2 Million in Grants Decided by Public Vote During Partners in Preservation Campaign

American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Have Provided $19 Million in Funding Through This Program
25
Sep

Big Problems Big Ideas 2017-2018 Announcement

Middle and High School Problem Solving Competition
25
Sep

IMPACT2030 Launches Employees for the Global Goals (#Employees4SDGs)

Mobilizing employees worldwide around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Where we're going

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

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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