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Big Hawaii Accelerator Backs the Little Wind Turbine That Could

A unique, small-scale approach to wind energy has gotten the seal of approval from the Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii startup incubator backed by GE and the U.S. Navy.

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Updated Barbie Dolls Tackle Body Image with Diversity

Mattel’s new lineup of Barbie dolls is adding diversity to the classic toy and expanding the conversation about healthy body image for young girls.

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Ecotourism Creates Livelihoods for Indigenous People in Cuyabeno, Ecuador

My husband, two young children and I spent five days exploring the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve in Northeast Ecuador. Ecotourism is a main source of income for the roughly 2,500 indigenous people in five groups who reside here.

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EasyJet is Developing Fuel Cell Hybrid Aircraft

EasyJet is preparing to test out a new hybrid airplane later this year. Not only will this airplane utilize regenerative braking to reclaim energy during landings, but it will also utilize onboard fuel cells.

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Sustainable Sourcing: The Myths, Risks and Opportunities to Private Brands

If you are just beginning the journey into sustainable sourcing or are considering if it makes sense for your private brand, there are some things you should know and contemplate as you explore the idea.

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New York Uber Drivers Rage Against the Machine

Earlier this week Uber drivers rallied in New York City against the company’s decision to cut fares by 15 percent for the popular UberX and UberXL services. As one driver put it: “They call us partners, but they’re treating us like slaves.”

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3p Weekend: A Sneak Peek at This Year’s Cause-Marketing Super Bowl Ads

This weekend is all about Super Bowl Sunday. While some people are eager to watch the Carolina Panthers ambush the Denver Broncos, others are in it for the Puppy Bowl. But most everyone wants to see what crazy spots are being dropped in the year’s most expensive commercial breaks. Of course, the TriplePundit team couldn’t wait to dive in and see how these advertisements fare when it comes to the triple bottom line.

Inside Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR is a business outlook that acknowledges responsibilities to stakeholders beyond shareholders, including suppliers, customers, and employees.

The Social Responsibility of Business

Ever since Milton Friedman famously proclaimed “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits” pundits have pondered whether his purist interpretation was really the only way.Must the word ‘profit’ always refer only to money ?

New Economics

Here we explore efforts to remake business economies and incorporate social and environmental benefit into a company's DNA. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy

The ROI of Sustainability

When it comes time to extend programs beyond the basics, it can be hard to justify the expense. Or is it? In this series we discuss the ROI of sustainability — what it means and how to track it. An editorially independent series brought to you by MeterHero.

From the Podium

04
Feb

Sustainable Brands Announces ‘Activating Purpose’ Theme for SB’16 San Diego Conference, June 6-9, 2016

REI, Caesars Entertainment, JetBlue Airways, HP Enterprise and 2016 Rio Olympics among organizations confirmed to speak at SB'16 San Diego.
03
Feb

Employer Stock Opportunities: Should You Buy In or Not?

Investing in stock requires careful analysis of the market and the company you’re looking to invest in. No matter how great you might…
03
Feb

Case Study: Patagonia’s Circular Economy Strategy

Ethical Corporation just launched an exclusive case study comprehensively detailing the circular economy work of one industry leader: Patagonia.

Where we're going

17
Feb

Hotel Council of San Francisco’s “Stay Green Forum”

CA Lt. Governor Newsom will keynote the Hotel Council of San Francisco’s first “Stay Green Forum” on Feb. 17, 2016 at the Hilton…
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29
Feb

GLOBE 2016 Conference & Innovation Expo

GLOBE is North America’s largest and longest-running Conference and Exposition series dedicated to business innovation for the planet. A world-leading sustainability GLOBE Conference…
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12
Apr

Responsible Business Summit USA 2016

The Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Summit USA is America's premier CSR and sustainability conference. Through workshops, roundtable debates and case study sessions delving…
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18
May

GRI Global Conference 2016

Join GRI and up to 1,500 sustainability leaders from around the globe to exchange leading-edge knowledge on best practices, innovations and trends that…
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07
Jun

The Responsible Business Summit 2016

Create positive impact through smarter strategy. #RBS16 leads the conversation with 400+ European brands on what it takes to be a business of…
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Upcoming 3p Events

09
Mar

Triple Pundit and thinkPARALLAX present… Perspectives

Join us on March 9th in San Francisco from 6:30-8:30pm for food, drinks, and a spirited discussion to envision CSR Utopia.
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