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3p Weekend: Tiny Houses Made from Recycled Materials

Following the trend of oversized ‘McMansions’ in the 1990s, a growing number of homemakers are shunning unneeded living space in exchange for pint-sized dwellings that house only the essentials.

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ExxonMobil, Chevron Reject Climate Resolutions at AGMs

ExxonMobil and Chevron shot down every climate-related shareholder resolution put forth at their annual general meetings on Wednesday. But some came closer to success than others.

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Transparency Can Help Developing Countries Implement the Paris Agreement

At the climate talks in Bonn, Germany, governments and civil-society groups announced a transparency initiative to help developing countries meet their climate goals.

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Volkswagen Invests $300M in Ridesharing Service Gett

Volkswagen is linking up with Uber competitor Gett. The German automaker hopes the new partnership will help it compete in an evolving mobility marketplace and shake its emissions scandal for good.

IRENA, renewables, clean energy, solar, wind power, jobs, Leon Kaye, social enterprise, Brazil, China, Abu Dhabi, Masdar

Renewable Energy Now Employs Over 8 Million People

Despite low oil prices, the clean-energy sector keeps on growing, and it now employs 8.1 million people worldwide.

Food Policy Action Education Fund (FPA-EF) co-founder and Chef Tom Colicchio (R) presents Representative Chellie Pingree (D-ME) with a petition asking Congress to enact smart food waste reduction policies that will create thousands of jobs, alleviate hunger and conserve energy and resources during a day of action on Capitol Hill to educate lawmakers on food waste reduction in the American food systemon Capitol Hill on May 25, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for Food Policy Action Education Fund)

Top Chefs Urge Congress To Take Action On Food Waste

On Wednesday, the Food Policy Action Education Fund and its co-founder, celebrity chef Tom Colicchio, walked the halls of Congress to spur action on food waste.

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Obama Touts Hip-Hop in Suppressed Vietnam

A female Vietnamese rapper asked the president about how important arts and culture — and hip-hop specifically — is to promoting a strong future for a nation.

Inside Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR is a business outlook that acknowledges responsibilities to stakeholders beyond shareholders, including suppliers, customers, and employees.

The Social Responsibility of Business

Ever since Milton Friedman famously proclaimed “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits” pundits have pondered whether his purist interpretation was really the only way.Must the word ‘profit’ always refer only to money ?

New Economics

Here we explore efforts to remake business economies and incorporate social and environmental benefit into a company's DNA. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy

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.

From the Podium

25
May

LGBTQ Summit on Sustainability

OUT for Sustainability hosts the country’s only conference to define and explore environmental values in the LGBTQ community.
25
May

Brands Sharing in the Success of Purpose-Driven Leadership

REI, Toyota, Kashi, Target, Nespresso, Clif Bar and AT&T among companies confirmed to showcase purpose-led innovations at SB’16 San Diego this June
17
May

Can Carbon Neutrality Affect Climate Change?

This article is an overview of the benefits of carbon neutrality and how to achieve it. To learn more, join SCS’ webinar on…

Where we're going

06
Jun

Sustainable Brands ’16 San Diego

Mobilize your brand to succeed in the 21st century economy. Discover how brands and business leaders are Activating Purpose with sustainability-led innovation that…
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07
Jun

The Responsible Business Summit 2016

Create positive impact through smarter strategy. #RBS16 leads the conversation with 400+ European brands on what it takes to be a business of…
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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. USE $200…
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