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SPECIAL SERIES: From Farm to Factory: A 3 Part Series on Social Impacts in Apparel

Why Europe’s Garment Policies Matter

The European Commission’s Garment Initiative aims to support its member governments and other actors in responsibly managing their supply chains. If it goes through, and is as strong as many hope, it could be a huge game-changer for the global garment industry.

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Perdue Foods Announces New Animal Welfare Policy

Mercy for Animals described it as the “most comprehensive animal welfare policy ever adopted by a major chicken producer.”

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Does Capitalism Have Competition in the United States?

More young people are beginning to view democratic socialism positively, as the favorability of American capitalism continues to decline.

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How APP Sees the Forest Through the Trees

If you want to see just how complicated a supply chain can be, the operations of Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) on Hainan Island, China, gives an idea of what goes into products that we often take for granted.

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Cliché or Stereotype? It Turns Out Subaru Marketed to Lesbians After All

It turns out, exasperated sighs aside, a fair number of lesbians do own a Subaru, and the trend didn’t come out of nowhere.

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The Quick & Dirty: Kicking the Puppy

Companies keep talking about how they kick puppies (think: burning coal or selling cigarettes) and then expect us to love them for it, says 3p columnist Henk Campher.

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Timberland Will Create Green Space in Five Cities In the U.S.

Every year for the next five years, the company will pick a city and create green space in its store that is equal to the store’s square footage.

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

28
Jun

Negative Impact of Tourism to the Environment

Traveling is one of the favorite activities of people around the world especially the millennials, but sometimes it can have a harmful effect…
23
Jun

Diversity + Sustainability = Competitive Advantage for Suppliers

The market for diverse suppliers is becoming more and more competitive. Sustainability can help suppliers stand out from the crowd.
23
Jun

Novozymes Honored by the UN

The UN Global Compact recognizes Novozymes’ Head of Corporate Sustainability as a pioneer for sustainable business strategies.

Where we're going

13
Sep

SOCAP 2016 – With Discount Code

SOCAP16 will gather impact investors, social entrepreneurs, foundations, corporations, global nonprofits, and other valuable strangers all contributing to a vibrant marketplace for socially,…
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26
Oct

NAEM 2016: Denver, October 26-28

This year's EHS&S Forum is organized around four program tracks on "Reducing Risk, Spotlighting Value", "Safety Leadership", "Strategic Sustainability", and "Strategic Resource Management".…
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30
Nov

The Companies Vs Climate Change Conference – With Discount Code

CvCC is dedicated to providing a forum for business leaders to connect around climate change solutions in an arena for companies to collaborate…
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Upcoming 3p Events

21
Jul

Corporate Culture & Community Impact: How Do We Bridge the Gap?

Join TriplePundit's Nick Aster at Zendesk to discuss Corporate Culture & Community Impact
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