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Whirlpool, corporate citizenship, students, education, corporate philanthropy, Leon Kaye

Washing Machine Donations Improve School Attendance

Whirlpool donated washing machines and dryers to school districts in St. Louis, and at-risk kids’ absenteeism fell from 12 to 3.5 days in one year.

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New Solar-Powered Device Revives Hydrogen Economy Dream

Swiss researchers have developed a low-cost solar powered water-splitting device that offers new hope to fans of the hydrogen economy of the future.

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Why Alicia Keys Not Wearing Makeup Could Help Start a Revolution

Being photographed without a stitch of makeup proved to be empowering for her. “And I swear it is the strongest, most empowered, most free, and most honestly beautiful that I have ever felt,” she wrote.

General Motors, GM, Flint, Flint water crisis, recycling, waste diversion, social enterprise, plastic, PET bottles, Leon Kaye, Detroit

GM Churns 2 Million Water Bottles Into Fleece

General Motors recycled 2 million water bottles, many of which are from Flint, into products including winter coats for the homeless.

Olympics, recycling, electronic waste, e-waste, Leon Kaye

2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Medals May Be Made from E-Waste

The 2020 Summer Games medals could be derived from electronic waste, mostly from computers and smartphones.

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Made in USA and Donald Trump: When FTC Regulations Don’t Help

Donald Trump has gotten a lot of flack for made in USA product claims on his Amazon-advertised products — which he is now cleaning up thanks to a viral nudge by media, which had a field day the story. We take a look at his advertising wording and just what it is that helped create such a confusing criteria for the iconic made in America label.

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As the Election Heats Up, Voters Could Propel Carbon Taxes

All eyes are on the presidential election. But it’s important to remember that, come November, Americans will be voting for far more than just who will lead the country.

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…

Where we're going

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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