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How Evian Automated Its Factory Without Laying Off Workers

Mineral water giant Evian recently automated its bottling plant in the French alps. Rather than lay off workers, the company actually hired more — and its story should serve as an example for the industry.

Businesses and Local Governments Aggressively Leading on Climate Action

According to a report jointly issued by The Climate Group and the New Climate Institute, climate action is making encouraging progress across the U.S., with or without the federal government. States, cities and the private sector are driving these changes despite the White House’s decision to exit the Paris Agreement.

SPECIAL SERIES: Education in the 21st Century

How to Engage on the Education SDGs

Companies that align with the SDGs can also reinvigorate their own sustainability efforts while demonstrating how they’re contributing to global and national development priorities, according to Gilbert. Even so, the challenge remains: How do you move beyond the rhetoric, roll your sleeves up and engage with the goals?

22,000 Barrels of Crude Oil Released in Texas During Hurricane Harvey, Coast Guard Estimates

The US EPA has been releasing little information on the toxic impact of Hurricane Harvey, but the Coast Guard is adding up the numbers — and sharing them. And they don’t look good.

Have a Corporate Cause? 3 Strategies for Teaming Up With Teachers

Companies that partner with teachers do more than create company advocates. They give students a lesson in humanity, take weight off teachers’ shoulders, and expand awareness of their chosen cause.

How Trust-Based Lending is Transforming Fair-Trade Supply Chains

Fair trade suppliers of all stripes struggle to finance growth, even though demand for their products is through the roof. Why? What can we do to help?

JPMorgan Chase Wins ‘Change the World’ Recognition

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMC) was recently recognized by Fortune as the number one company in its annual “Change the World” list. Really?

Bank of America: $12.6B in Environmental Investments Created 40,000 Jobs

According to Bank of America, the $12.6 billion it invested from 2013 to last year supported almost 40,000 jobs, contributed almost $15 billion to GDP and generated close to $30 billion in total economic output.

Bill and Melinda Gates: The World is on Track to Miss 2030 Sustainability Goals

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has released a report documenting that the world is at risk of missing the 2030 sustainability goals. So they’ve organized a two-day event in New York starting tonight, to harness the world’s attention. It’s all part of a broader plan to ensure that government funding and public awareness support the effort all the way to the finish.

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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Sep

Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth Join Forces to Build African Business Coalition for Health

NEW YORK, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ – Aliko Dangote today announced that the Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces toforge a new model of…
20
Sep

Cisco and Mercy Corps Join Together to Accelerate Digital Solutions to Tough Global Challenges

Five-year collaboration will integrate technology into humanitarian and development assistance programs and reach 11 million people
20
Sep

Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste

The Consumer Goods Forum and Champions 12.3 issue landmark call to use two simple date labels by 2020

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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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19
Oct

Bioneers 2017 with Discount Code

For 28 years, Bioneers has been the leading summit calling for a revolution from the heart of nature. Enjoy a discount with the…
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Upcoming 3p Events

26
Sep

Pearson Twitter Chat, 9/26: #WhyPurpose

Discuss why young people want to work for businesses with a social purpose on 9/26 with Pearson, SAP, ASU WSSI, UN PRME, and…
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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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