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Home Depot Taps GE and Tesla for Rooftop Solar Expansion

Home Depot recently announced that it would install solar panels atop at least 50 of its stores in an effort to increase the amount of renewables the company can generate nationwide.

Trump Order Puts Nation’s Infrastructure at Risk for Climate Impacts

Trump’s executive order on infrastructure doesn’t address the main problems, it just puts U.S. taxpayers on the hook for flooding and climate change risks.

Support Grows for Republican Carbon Tax Plan

The idea of a revenue-neutral carbon tax, introduced by GOP elders earlier this year, is slowly but surely gaining more support across the political spectrum.

GMO Crop Yields Uncertain in Warming Climates According to New Research

The world’s population is expected to increase to just under 10 billion by 2050. Food production must be smart, efficient and sustainable say scientists, and new research suggest it’s agroecology, not genetic engineering, that has the best tools at hand for providing enough food for hungry populations.

Why Investors are Still Missing the Mark on ESG Integration

The notion that environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analysis is a complement to – not a substitute for – fundamental security analysis is nothing new. However, ESG has now become a buzzword and a check-box across much of the investment industry. More investment products and managers are touting the fact that ESG and other sustainability criteria are considered in the investment process to attract the growing pool of investors interested in making an impact.

Toyota’s Hydrogen Dream Could Help 7-Eleven Grow — Sustainably

Toyota and 7-Eleven have joined forces to measure how hydrogen can reduce the carbon emissions of convenience stores and delivery trucks in Japan.

Big Oil Faces More Calls for Stranded Asset Disclosure

By Elisabeth Jeffries Had ExxonMobil reported its reserves differently in 2016, investors might have taken another view of the company’s future. It reported its Kearl oil sands as reserves, effectively as cash in the ground. In 2016 it was ordered to take these assets of its books by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A major … Continued

This Furniture Maker Has an Idea for California’s 102 Million Dead Trees

SapphirePine, a product line of contemporary furniture that showcases this pine tree’s nature beauty, is harvesting trees lost to California’s stubborn drought.

Michigan Accuses Flint of ‘Endangering the Public’ Over Lack of Water System

Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality has slapped the city of Flint with a notice of violations, claiming there are “significant deficiencies” that the city still needs to address regarding its water infrastructure, including to get busy and sign a contract with a water provider.

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.

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Aug

Approximately $22.6 Million Raised by Global Impact for its Members through Workplace Giving Campaigns in Fiscal Year 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ –  Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people, announced…
21
Aug

JetBlue’s Head of CSR Icema Gibbs to Emcee COMMIT!Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ – The head of corporate social responsibility (CSR) for JetBlue, Icema Gibbs, will act as master of ceremonies…
21
Aug

Sundance Square and Green Mountain Energy Announce Extended Clean Energy Partnership

42 Buildings Will Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy to Create Major Environmental Impact

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Sep

Bio Based Live – Americas

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Companies vs Climate Change Europe

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