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

How Bonded Labor Fuels India’s Garment Industry

Bonded labor has become common across India’s garment sector, as suppliers seek to keep costs down in a hyper-competitive industry. Within this sector, a corrupt system entraps as many as 120,000 young women and girls annually.

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Pairs a Legacy Company with a Startup

Startup Nikola Motor Co. revs up legacy trucking firm Ryder’s transition to a low-carbon business model, with big plans for hydrogen fuel cell trucks.

Amnesty International: Child Labor Continues in Indonesian Palm Oil

Amnesty International describes the global palm oil industry as a “disgrace.” Lands continue to be cleared for plantations, where workers — some of them children — are pushed to the brink and paid grossly unfair wages, the group insists.

Let’s Quit Obsessing Over the Business Case for Corporate Sustainability

Are we taking the right approach when we focus solely on the business case for sustainability? Should we inject a bit more balance and humanity into our arguments by stating a strong moral case too?

The Dangers Of A Fake News Economy

The recent presidential election cemented the rise of fake news. While votes can swing on emotional appeal and wishful thinking, industrial growth and economic forces don’t.

What a Trump Presidency Means for the Oil Industry

Here’s what we know about Donald Trump’s positions and the impact they can have on oil production and prices. It’s more complicated than it at first seems.

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Is Community Composting an Emerging Economic Opportunity?

Community-based composting could help municipalities cope with the pesky problem of food scraps and yard clippings. TriplePundit spoke with two community composting organizations to learn about their challenges, as well as how they scaled over time.

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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How Smart Design Can Solve the E-Waste Challenge

Global concern about the mountains of e-waste generated every year has been rising for quite some time – and with good reason.

Free Webinar – Dell, Aquafil and Horsehead Corporation share circular economy strategies

Ethical Corporation hosts a live webinar (20 December at 10am EST) with Dell’s Director of Environmental Affairs, Horsehead Corp’s VP of Environmental Affairs…

Cool Effect Launches Save Our Snowmen Campaign to Focus Attention on Climate Change

Nonprofit dedicated to fighting global warming kicks off seasonal program in New York City

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