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Food Waste, Foster Kids and a Social Revolution

One social enterprise and nonprofit decided to take food waste and create a culinary school to teach felons and foster care youth how to cook. Meals are given to people in need, with a focus on the elderly. Once the culinary students graduate, they are hired by restaurants or social enterprises. It’s a brilliant model that is shaking up societal norms.

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California Achieves Economic Growth Without Growing Emissions

California is proving to the rest of America that economic success does not require increased pollution. The state recently reached an economic development milestone: At a time when the California economy is growing faster than the U.S. economy, it managed to reduce greenhouse gas emission by 1.5 million metric tons.

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Why Policy Change is the Only Way to Open Impact Investing Floodgates

Bain Capital and Blackrock have created dedicated impact practices. High net-worth individuals and family offices are gathering to share deals, ideas and experiences. Foundations are sharing best practices. And yet, the amount of dollars invested in real projects and actual businesses is still a minuscule percentage of all invested capital. What’s holding us back?

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Video: Monique Oxender, Keurig Green Mountain on “The ROI of Sustainability”

At Sustainable Brands 2015 we asked thought leaders to define the “ROI of Sustainability” in their words. In this video, Monique Oxender, chief sustainability officer for Keurig Green Mountain, shares some thoughts.

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How One Social Venture Unlocked the Code To Millennial Giving

Change Heroes is a social venture that is revolutionizing the way charities and nonprofits tap into millennial giving.

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Walmart’s New Fees Have Worrisome Sustainability Implications

Walmart recently announced it will require all suppliers to pay warehousing and shelf-stocking fees. The retail giant claims the changes are aimed at working with suppliers to serve “shared customers” and achieve the low prices “they expect and deserve.” But the fees raise sustainability implications that aren’t unique to Walmart.

Office furniture, as innocuous as it seems, poses an major challenge for unsuspecting businesses. What do you do with it all when you move?

The Tremendous Economic Loss in Old Office Furniture

Millions of tons of office furniture and equipment is discarded each year, and few people are paying attention. A sustainable approach would benefit businesses, the communities they work in and the environment. But first, businesses need to understand that their used furniture and equipment has impact.

Women’s Leadership in 2015

“Women’s leadership” can mean many things — personal development, career advancement, community engagement. Here we present an editorially independent series on women’s leadership and advancement, brought to you by MGM Resorts Foundation.

The Circular Economy and Green Electronics

We examine the challenges, triumphs and future of green electronics. How does the concept of a circular economy fit into a world in which everything is electrified? An editorially independent series brought to you by the Green Electronics Council.

Disrupting Short-Termism

In this series, TriplePundit highlights innovative companies working to solve long-term problems with short-term business solutions for both people and planet. An editorially independent series brought to you by CVS Health.

The ROI of Sustainability

When it comes time to extend programs beyond the basics, it can be hard to justify the expense. Or is it? In this series we discuss the ROI of sustainability — what it means and how to track it. An editorially independent series brought to you by MeterHero.

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Jul

The next level in sustainability

What are you doing to strengthen your sustainability efforts—now, and for the future? Are you ready for the next wave of consumers who…
02
Jul

Let’s Explore the Intersection of Human Motivation, Digital and Sustainable Business

Webinar: How to Build a Successful Workforce. Ideas and Insights from the Intersection of Human Motivation, Digital and Sustainable Business Practices
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Jun

The Importance of Early Education

Everybody has heard the cliche “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” The idea behind it is that the older you are,…
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14
Jul

Twitter Chat: Global Footprint Network, 7/14 at #USAfootprint

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Jul

Webinar: How to Build a Successful Workforce

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19
Aug

Global Sustainability Summit

Are you ready for consumers who demand transparency and for the changing landscape of food retail, from sustainable sourcing to CSR? The Global…
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26
Aug

Women in Green

The Women in Green forum has emerged as the premier conference series highlighting women's impact on the environmental industry.
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05
Oct

SXSW Eco 2015

SXSW Eco creates a space for business leaders, investors, innovators and designers to drive economic, environmental and social change.
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06
Oct

SOCAP 2015 – Discounted

SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) is a world-renowned conference series dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good.
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Jul

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