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Economic Development, Sustainability Go Hand-in-Hand for Gonzales, Calif.

Gonzales prides itself on running a streamlined and business-friendly development review process that at the same time promotes sustainability. It’s producing real economic results for local business Taylor Farms.

UPS Boosts Long-Term Commitment to Sustainable Fuel, Power and Transport

UPS has announced various sustainability goals, including a significant increase to its fleet of alternative-fueled vehicles and a huge surge in renewable power generation by 2025.

Did Amazon Aquire Conscious Capitalism Along with Whole Foods?

While speculation still unfolds over the reasons behind Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, the founders of the “conscious capitalism” movement say this is a huge opportunity for Amazon to emerge as a responsible business leader.

Oil-Rich Norway Simply Exports its Carbon Emissions

Norway has generated plenty of headlines with its sustainability agenda, but critics say those efforts are moot when its oil companies continue to export oil valued at billions of dollars across the world.

NASA Brings Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Healing Stickers’ Back to Earth

In the latest chapter of Gwyneth Paltrow’s amazing pseudo-science adventure, her lifestyle blog, Goop, recently touted “wearable” stickers that promote healing that uses NASA technology. NASA quickly debunked those claims.

How CSR Programs Benefit Employees

A good CSR program can be used by a company to recruit and retain employees. Almost three-quarters of respondents to a recent survey said work is more fulfilling when their employers provide them with opportunities to work on social and environmental causes.

SPECIAL SERIES: Responsible Forestry

Supply Chain Transparency: Making the Consumer Connection for Forest Responsibility

Humans have always had an intimate, complicated relationship with forests. We clear away trees to make room for development and agriculture, harvest them for paper, pulp, and palm oil and seek refuge in their remaining intact solitude. Human wellbeing depends on trees. Efforts are now under way to connect the consumer-brand-supplier triad so that they will remain a renewable resource.

Exxon Is “Most Exposed” Major Oil Company Under Paris 2⁰C Goal

A new report from Carbon Tracker calculates financial risks for ExxonMobil and other oil companies if they continue a business as usual path under the Paris Agreement.

Missouri Third U.S. State to Sue Opioid Manufacturers

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley filed a lawsuit last week accusing opioid companies of fraud, and now three states are fighting back against pharmaceutical manufacturers in order to hold them accountable for the ongoing U.S. prescription drug epidemic.

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

27
Jun

UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles, Fuel and Renewable Power by 2025

Sets Science-Based Target and Publishes Annual Corporate Sustainability Report
27
Jun

In Huge Blunder, U.S. Courts Ignored Chevron’s Fabricated Evidence In Historic Ecuador Pollution Case

Ecuadorian Villagers and Counsel Offer Rebuttals to 12 False “Findings” by Judge Kaplan and Second Circuit Court of Appeals

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