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Facebook Could Sure Benefit from Embedded Sustainability Strategy

Facebook can can no longer hide behind its claims the company is merely a “technology platform.” If corporate responsibility had been more central to the company’s strategy, it could have avoided this scandal of hate speech, Russian ads and racial profiling in which it is currently embroiled.

Energy Dept. Pledges $32 Million For Grid Resiliency, With Renewables

Despite Trump’s antipathy to renewables, his Energy Department launches a new $32 million round of grid resiliency projects that leverage renewable energy.

Fair Trade Gold: Coming Soon to Jewelry and Smartphones

London-based Fairtrade Foundation has launched a program that it hopes can help scale fair trade-certified gold from the East African countries, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Nike Pushes Recycling a Big Step Further With ‘Flyleather’

Nike says it has developed a low-carbon, low-impact leather material that could become “game-changing” for both its high performance and role in boosting waste diversion across its supply chain.

Sustainable Innovation: 5 Questions Every Company Should Ask Itself

Traditional “innovation” metrics don’t generally include sustainability criteria. Here’s how to change that.

Leading Brands Promise to Streamline Confusing Food Labels by 2020

The Consumer Goods Forum said it will urge its global food company and retailer membership to simplify date labels by 2020 and eliminate confusing labels such as “best before,” “sell by” and “best if used by.”

130 Organizations Demand a Fair and Just Recovery from Harvey

A coalition of 130 non-profit groups have urged political leaders to ensure that public funds for Hurricane Harvey aid go to the people that need it most – and not to companies that they argue have had leading roles in creating the environmental and economic mess that will take years to cleanup.

Post-Capitalist Entrepreneurship: B Corps and Beyond

Post-capitalist entrepreneurship (PCE) is about changing the underlying logic of entrepreneurial organizing, governance models, legal structures, approach to intellectual property, perception of consumption and production and of course the ultimate objectives and metrics of success.

In a Race Against the Clock, Scientists in Hawaii Hope “Super Coral” Can Survive Climate Change

An ambitious group of researchers at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology have been laser-focused on understanding coral by going beyond the factors why many reefs are in rapid decline. In fact, they are evaluating “assisted evolution” and “assisted migration” theories so that future generations of coral can survive in a more challenging oceanic environment.

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

25
Sep

From Boston to Birmingham: 25 Historic Main Street Districts Across America Vie for $2 Million in Grants Decided by Public Vote During Partners in Preservation Campaign

American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Have Provided $19 Million in Funding Through This Program
25
Sep

Big Problems Big Ideas 2017-2018 Announcement

Middle and High School Problem Solving Competition
25
Sep

IMPACT2030 Launches Employees for the Global Goals (#Employees4SDGs)

Mobilizing employees worldwide around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Where we're going

26
Sep

Bio Based Live – Americas

An event focused on money, models and markets in the bio-based chemicals and products industry. Attendees will learn how the process of scaling…
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10
Oct

SOCAP 2017 with Discount Code

SOCAP17 will convene leading impact investors, world-class entrepreneurs, and innovative cross-sector practitioners for three full days of networking and engaging content at the…
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19
Oct

Bioneers 2017 with Discount Code

For 28 years, Bioneers has been the leading summit calling for a revolution from the heart of nature. Enjoy a discount with the…
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Upcoming 3p Events

26
Sep

Pearson Twitter Chat, 9/26: #WhyPurpose

Discuss why young people want to work for businesses with a social purpose on 9/26 with Pearson, SAP, ASU WSSI, UN PRME, and…
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04
Oct

Companies vs Climate Change Europe

An event whose mission it is to bring together companies from around the world to discuss climate change and how they can work…
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29
Nov

Companies vs Climate Change USA

An event whose mission it is to bring together companies from around the world to discuss climate change and how they can work…
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