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Employee Health and Safety Should Be CSR Priorities

Replacing an employee costs 15 to 20 percent of his or her annual salary, on average. That’s a lot of money and shows just how important human capital is from a financial standpoint. So, why is it that so many companies unintentionally ignore employee health when it comes to crafting corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?

How Climate Change Impacts Our Water Supply

Climate change is creating a vicious cycle of higher temperatures, changes in rainfall and water contamination.

BlackRock to U.K. Corporations: Link Pay to Performance, or Face Shareholder Backlash

U.S asset management firm BlackRock is calling on the U.K.’s top 300 corporations to change the way they pay executives — or face significant backlash from shareholders. And its warning has the backing of the U.K. think tank High Pay Center, which says the pay ratio between top execs and “regular” workers — estimated at 129:1 — needs a serious “reality check.”

Business Wants More Renewable Energy: Let’s Help Them Get It

Understanding the forces that determine the pace of the clean-energy revolution in different parts of the world is the somewhat daunting task undertaken by IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency. TriplePundit spoke with IRENA’s director general to get the inside scoop.

Will Equity Crowdfunding Accelerate Impact Investing in 2017?

This past May, a new law allowing equity crowdfunding opened a new world of possibilities for social entrepreneurs around the country. Whether or not it will accelerate their efforts to connect with impact investors is still an open question.

Unilever Wants To Keep Plastic Packaging Out Of Landfills

Something big happened in the consumer packed goods industry over the weekend, though few may have noticed. 3p’s Gina-Marie Cheeseman analyzes Unilever’s decision to make all of its plastic packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025.

2017: The Year of the Chicken

The vast majority of chickens raised for meat live in windowless warehouses and suffer from a number of welfare concerns. But thanks to animal protection organizations and conscientious consumers, that’s likely to change in 2017, says Kenny Torrella of the Humane Society of the United States.

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

18
Jan

PRESS RELEASE: US clean energy forecast for 2017

Ethical Corporation has just produced 7 pages of exclusive insight into clean energy strategies from leading renewable businesses: General Motors and Autodesk.
17
Jan

Businesses to Senate Committee: Oppose Nomination of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, called on the Senate…
17
Jan

Good Tidings to All: Beautiful Things Come in Smaller Packages

When you and your team demand data accuracy and reuse, as well as broad accessibility with quick turnaround, cloud-based solutions like Scope 5…

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30
Jan

Florida Impact Investing Initiative

Join us for the launch of the Florida Impact Investing Initiative at Florida Atlantic University. We will be in the Office Depot Building…
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27
Jun

Green Sports Alliance Summit 2017

The annual Green Sports Alliance Summit is the world’s largest and most influential gathering for the sports community to unite around sustainability.
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