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France Considers Law Banning Extremely Skinny Fashion Models

France is considering a law banning extremely skinny fashion models.

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Is There a Future With Enough Food — But Without Big Ag?

Mono-crops certainly have their problems. But the volume of corn and soybean calories they produce are difficult to argue with, especially with a rapidly expanding population. What to do?

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Is It Innovation If It Has Been Done Before?

When I joined the World Bank five years ago, I remember someone telling me that we love innovation as long as it’s been done before. Having been hired to manage an innovation practice, I was puzzled. Wasn’t innovation about risk and venturing into the unknown? But as counter-intuitive as it sounds, I’ve come to understand the spirit of the idea and recognize that any innovation ecosystem needs early adopters and scalers.

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Novelis Launches Line of 100 Percent Recycled Aluminum Products

Novelis evercycle products — 100 percent recycled cans and food containers — are an important step in the overall sustainability of the aluminum industry.

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The Mining Industry’s Surprising Turn to Solar and Wind Energy

An embryonic corporate social responsibility (CSR) narrative is glimmering within the mining industry – one with seismic possibilities for international investment to turn the tide against global climate change. As glaciers ebb and crops wither, miners in the Americas, Australia and Africa are beginning to economize with solar, wind and geothermal power where grid electricity is expensive – or non-existent.

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Your Seafood May Be Connected to Slave Labor

Seafood products sold in the U.S. might be traced back to human and labor rights abuses, the AP reveals in a new report.

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Panasonic Partners with $100M Effort to Expand Solar Power in Hawaii

Panasonic Eco Solutions, Clean Power Finance and Coronal Group launched a partnership that aims to make solar more to businesses and non-profits.

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3p Weekend: 30 CSR Pros to Follow in 2015

If you resolved to be more informed and more connected in 2015, we're here to help. Check out these 30 corporate social responsibility…
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Five Years Later: Has There Been Sustainable Change in the Financial Services Sector?

After the dust settled on the financial crisis, governments, advocacy groups and other stakeholders began to focus intensely on creating a more responsible…
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3 Ways Brands Can Make Sustainability Work for Them

Sally Uren, CEO of Forum for the Future, describes three key ways brands can delivers solutions to sustainability issues and create real, enduring…
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MIT Study Makes the Case for Sustainability

The message of the new study is quite clear – more companies see sustainability as a core business driver, and innovate and profit…

From the Podium

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Mar

Twitter Chat: Meet HP’s Chief Progress Officer on 4/21 at #LivingProgress

Join Gabi Zedlmayer, Chief Progress Officer for HP, and TriplePundit for a special Twitter Chat about HP Living Progress and Earth Day 2015…
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Mar

Biting the Hand That Overfeeds Us

Citizens make conscious choices about how they want to live and who they want to be. Consumers, well, consume. Words matter, and I’m…
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Mar

Sustainable Brands Expands Networking Hub Designed to Accelerate the Exchange of Tools and Ideas among Business Leaders

Sustainable Brands recently announced the expansion of the Activation Hub at SB'15 San Diego, June 1-4, 2015 at Paradise Point Resort & Spa.

Upcoming Events

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Apr

2015 BCCC Corporate Citizenship Conference

The BCCC 2015 International Corporate Citizenship Conference is a 3-day event uniquely tailored to corporate citizenship and CSR business professionals.
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May

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

Taking place in New York City on 14-16th May, the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will showcase major developments in green ingredients, distribution, social and…
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May

Responsible Business Summit 2015

Europe’s most prominent meeting place to find out where business leaders and innovators are headed around their sustainability and CSR strategy.
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Jun

Sustainable Brands 2015

Reinvent yourself in response to changing norms. The demand for brands to deliver purpose is soaring. Get a 20% discount with the code…
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