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Kashi Doubles Down On Transitional Organic Agriculture

The transitional agriculture protocol allows farmers to slowly transition to organic while charging slightly more for their wares. After releasing its first Certified Transitional product last year, plant-based food company Kashi is at it again.

Automakers Tout Sustainability, But Want to Roll Back Emissions Standards

Automobile companies are quick to tout their sustainability credentials, including more electric vehicle rollouts. But they also want the Donald Trump administration to roll back EPA fuel-efficiency standards. How can these two positions coincide? 3p takes a closer look.

Ag Commodities Giant Agrees to Stop Deforestation in Africa

This week, the NGO Mighty reached an agreement with Olam to stop deforestation for palm oil and rubber development across its land concessions in Gabon, central Africa.

Study: Women Who Go to Top Colleges Earn Less Than Men Who Don’t

Paying those extra bucks for a degree from a “highly-selective” U.S. university is worth it, say researchers — if you are a man. Females who graduated from top universities still earn 16 percent less on average compared to male counterparts from “non-selective universities.”

How Energy-Efficiency Programs Benefit All 50 States

The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to a report released this week.

Building a Better World Also Builds a Better Workplace

Everyone at a company — from the founder to its newest recruits — needs to work toward a better world. And that’s not just good for society; it’s also good for business.

While Seeking a Better Battery, Developers Can’t Forget Safety

Today’s tech-lovers want it all: smartphone batteries that last for days, electric vehicles that can cruise for hours on a single charge, and generally more perks and less inconvenience. But as battery developers strive to improve efficiency, safety must still remain priority No. 1.

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.

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5 Reasons Why Passion Drives Entrepreneurial Success

If you love what you do, will you really never work a day in your life? Or is passion an idealistic reason to…

Creating Green Space In Cities

As the world’s population continues to grow, we continue to build homes and businesses on top of our green spaces. Over the last…

Smart Businesses Offer Remote Positions

Modern-day businesses function in ways that were simply unattainable just a decade ago. Technology lets personnel communicate better, empowers business owners to streamline…

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