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Trees are Migrating, Creating Uncertainty for U.S. Ecosystems and Business

A study reveals that tree species in the U.S. are moving north and west — suggested a disruption to ecosystems, and businesses, in the future.

DOE Grid Reliability Study Threatens Renewable Energy Branding

Critics say a mysterious new Energy Department study aims to curb wind and solar growth — and warn the outcome could crimp green branding opportunities for U.S. businesses.

Local Black- and Woman-Owned Firm Will Help Replace Flint’s Water Pipes

As Flint slowly recovers from its three-year water crisis, reconstruction will partly will be led locally. A contracting firm that is both black- and woman-owned will be tasked with replacing many water pipes across the city of 99,000 people.

Ziploc Bags Are One Step Closer to the Curbside Recycling Bin

SC Johnson says it has found a way to make Ziploc bag recycling far more seamless, which could allow the bags to be included in curbside recycling streams in the future.

Lockheed Martin Gets Serious About Waste-to-Energy

The aerospace and defense company says it’s serious about re-routing waste from landfills and using it to create energy.

Making an Impact in the Sharing Economy

The time is now for brands in the sharing economy. Brands looking to seize the opportunity must leverage their strengths, borrow best practices and focus their efforts to capitalize on this emerging oppoertunity.

SPECIAL SERIES: Responsible Forestry

For Sustainable Business, Collaboration is the New Competition

Collaboration between Procter and Gamble and one of its most critical suppliers, Domtar, helped boost the supply of certified pulp and paper in the U.S. – while making it easier for forest landowners in the American South to keep title to their lands.

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


Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

Chobani, Ford, Google, L’Oréal and others sharing insights, new tools and research data

Why Contractors Benefit from Renting Equipment Instead of Buying

While it might be tempting to own a few pieces of equipment, remember the benefits of renting before you take that plunge.

“Donate Stuff. Create Jobs.” with Goodwill This Spring

What’s the easiest way to create jobs in your local community? Finish your spring cleaning, and donate your gently used clothes to Goodwill!

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