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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 Apparel Industry’s Environmental Impact in Six Graphics

Roughly 20 pieces of clothing per person are manufactured each year. Growth of the multi-trillion-dollar apparel industry has been fed by “fast fashion,” which makes clothing cheaply and quickly with a low price-tag. These visuals illustrate why the apparel industry must embrace a new approach to sustainably meet demand in tomorrow’s markets.

White Nationalist Site Daily Stormer Goes Dark Thanks to Activist Web Services Co.

As the fallout from the violence in Charlottesville continues, web services company Cloudfare announced yesterday it had terminated all services provided to the white supremacist site the Daily Stormer.

The Impact of the Solar Eclipse on the Utility Grid

The total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 is expected to be a “first” in many ways. For many businesses within the 60-70-mile width of the eclipse’s path, it will be a money-maker. But for power grid operators that depend on solar power now, the eclipse presents new and rarely faced challenges.

Poop-to-Energy Project Provides Clean Cooking Fuel in Kenya

A project in Kenya is collecting human poop from toilets and turning it into briquettes that can be used for tasks ranging from cooking meals at home to keeping chicks warm at poultry farms.

Vanguard Urging Companies to Inform Investors about Climate Change Risks

In a step that will embolden more financial institutions to demand more environmental and social disclosures from companies, Vanguard announced it will urge companies to disclose more information about climate change-related risks.

Can Private Wealth Close the SDG Funding Gap?

Impact investment is a growing trend with potential to close the SDG funding gap. Lack of awareness and information remain a key challenge.

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How General Mills Celebrates Honey Bees

National honey bee day is this Saturday. In honor of America’s hardest workers, General Mills teamed up with the USDA to fund the Xerces Society the world’s oldest pollinator conservation nonprofit.

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

17
Aug

Sustainable Brands Reveals SB’17 Copenhagen Program

IDEO, Unilever, Plastic Bank, H&M among companies confirmed to speak
17
Aug

Covestro to Host Summit Exploring Purpose-driven Approach to Sustainability

A new way of THINCing about a sustainable future in Pittsburgh
17
Aug

Hudson Booksellers Selects New Book on Socially Conscious Business for National Airport Promotion

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 17 /CSRwire/ – Airport readers will soon be turning the pages of a new book charting a socially responsible revolution…

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26
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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10
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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04
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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29
Nov

Companies vs Climate Change USA

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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