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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.

SPECIAL SERIES: COMMIT! Forum

How to Align Your Corporate Citizenship Strategy with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Have you been tasked with addressing how your company supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Use these tips and tricks for a clear, repeatable process.

Pittsburgh: Leading Green Building Hub?

How did Pittsburgh, known more for its sports teams and steel than innovative and energy efficient buildings, become an area that shines as a playbook for green building standards such as LEED and BREEAM?

3p Weekend Round-Up: Latest Count on Companies Standing Against Racism

First a trickle, now a flood: top CEOs are boycotting Trump’s councils — and taking action against hate to fill the president’s leadership vacuum.

The Industrious Bee: Replacing Plastic Products with Beeswax

Some industrious have found a way to replace plastic wrap, that everyday item we use to preserve our leftovers, lunches and favorite foods. And to do so, they’re using the lessons of the past to solve modern-day challenges.

Why “Workers’ Comp” Are Not Dirty Words: CSR and Workplace Injuries

In the business world, few phrases carry as much emotional baggage as “workers’ compensation.” Those who receive it, like most people who file personal injury claims, are often stereotyped as “lazy” or “greedy.” In an ongoing effort to detect fraud, many companies go to extensive lengths to scrutinize such claims. It’s enough to make an employee feel guilty for getting injured on the job. It doesn’t have to be this way.

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

21
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

An event focused on money, models and markets in the bio-based chemicals and products industry. Attendees will learn how the process of scaling…
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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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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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Nov

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