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SPECIAL SERIES: Progress to 2020: Tackling resource use from all angles

Can the U.S. Halve Food Waste By 2030?

In 2015, the U.S. government targeted a national 50 percent food waste reduction by 2030, its first national food waste goal. Is it achievable? Advocates say yes.

5 Innovative and Sustainable School Lunch Programs

These five innovative and sustainable school lunch programs and businesses caught our attention. They are a massive change from the inedible lunch options of the past, and their stories are sure to inspire.

Now More Than Ever, We Need Global Solidarity for Sustainability

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals address the major sustainability challenges of today and are the right causes to rally around, explains GRI Deputy Chief Executive Teresa Fogelberg.

France First EU Member to Label Products from ‘Israeli Settlements’

Consumers in Europe already bombarded with labels such as “organic” and “fair trade” may soon start seeing another label on products – and a politically loaded one at that. France recently announced that it will require goods made in Israeli settlements to have a clear label on their packaging.

The One-for-One Business Model Carries Benefits Beyond Retail

The one-for-one business method counts retail companies such as Toms and Warby Parker among its success stories. But the model can — and should — be applied to other industries, such as healthcare and education, argues tech entrepreneur Vivek Kopparthi.

SPECIAL SERIES: From Farm to Factory: A 3 Part Series on Social Impacts in Apparel

How Bonded Labor Fuels India’s Garment Industry

Bonded labor has become common across India’s garment sector, as suppliers seek to keep costs down in a hyper-competitive industry. Within this sector, a corrupt system entraps as many as 120,000 young women and girls annually.

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Pairs a Legacy Company with a Startup

Startup Nikola Motor Co. revs up legacy trucking firm Ryder’s transition to a low-carbon business model, with big plans for hydrogen fuel cell trucks.

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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Businesses Leaders Must Lead Fight In Battle Against Climate Change

TD Bank serves as founding sponsor for first corporate sustainability event to convene industry leaders since the U.S. Presidential Election

Global Fund for Women and C&A Foundation Collaborate to End Gender-Based Violence in the Garment Industry

Global Fund for Women is pleased to announce a new initiative with C&A Foundation and Gender at Work to eradicate gender-based violence and…

Masdar Writing Competition: Win a Trip to Abu Dhabi

The 2017 Engage Global Social Media Competition is open to all citizens across the globe 18 years of age or older. The winner…

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