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Student Loan Company Navient Sued for Illegal Practices

State and federal regulators filed suit against Navient last week, accusing the student loan servicer of misleading borrowers to inflate profits. The results of a four-year investigation come as economists debate what to do about the country’s looming student debt crisis.

Finding Common Ground Through Climate Change Conflict

Adding vigorous communication to the conflict between cap-and-trade supporters and environmental justice groups — groups with, let’s admit it, much commonality in their goals — may be the first step to achieving real collaboration.

SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainable Events

What the Tourism Industry Should Take Away From COP22

The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. With this in mind, Emma Owens of Positive Impact takes a look back at lessons the travel sector can learn from COP22.

The Potential of Green Code for Business

‘Green code’ looks at the energy output associated with online activities, and attempts to diminish the demand they put on physical servers and systems. It’s an early-stage concept so far, but it’s holds big potential for business.

California’s New Climate Program Steams Ahead Despite Likely Legal Challenges

With the inauguration of President Trump underway, the California Air Resources Board launched its new proposal for fighting climate change. It calls for bold steps, and it faces even bigger hurdles.

New FDA Rules on Antibiotics Attempt to Squash ‘Superbugs’

The change — decades in the making — was lauded by many as an important step forward, while others decried it as too little, too late.

USDA Tightens Animal Welfare Rules for Organic Farms

While most consumers assume the USDA Organic standard includes animal welfare protections, that’s largely untrue — though a rule enacted this week might soon change that.

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


6 Steps to a More Sustainable Office

Most green measures translate into considerable savings for companies and employees. The following initiatives should therefore be adopted by office managers.

UN Year of Sustainable Tourism Will Shine a Spotlight on Events Industry

Supported by the United Nations (UN), Positive Impact will highlight the importance of the events industry as part of the ‘2017 International Year…

PRESS RELEASE: US clean energy forecast for 2017

Ethical Corporation has just produced 7 pages of exclusive insight into clean energy strategies from leading renewable businesses: General Motors and Autodesk.

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Florida Impact Investing Initiative

Join us for the launch of the Florida Impact Investing Initiative at Florida Atlantic University. We will be in the Office Depot Building…
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Green Sports Alliance Summit 2017

The annual Green Sports Alliance Summit is the world’s largest and most influential gathering for the sports community to unite around sustainability.
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