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Men's clothing finds a new owner at a Value Village store in Burien, Washington.

SPECIAL SERIES: Rethink Reuse

Businesses Create a Win-Win-Win With Nonprofit Partnerships

The corporate-nonprofit partnership is a rare beast. But when done correctly, such models are a boon for communities, nonprofits and businesses.

Lamar Smith, NASA, climate change, climate science, 350.org, Greenpeace, Leon Kaye, exxonmobil

Climate Science Witch Hunt Continues in Congress, NGOs Push Back Hard

U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is leading what NGOs call a McCarthyite investigation of government agencies, state attorneys general and, now, nonprofits. These stakeholders have one thing in common: They’re working to research ExxonMobil’s alleged climate deception. And now, they’re joining together to fight back.

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The Lipman Family Prize is Redefining ROI

Winners of the Lipman Family Prize are models for the good they achieve as well as for their approach and implementation.

The future of autonomous machines does not remove human interaction—it requires human-machine intelligence to improve decision-making and safety.

SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainable Innovation: The Patience to Get it Right

Autonomous Technology Still Needs Humans After All

From self-driving cars to pilot-less airplanes, what is the future of autonomous machines and where do humans fit in?

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Considering Hillary Clinton’s Plan for College Debt

Having vanquished Bernie Sanders in the race to the White House, Clinton announced a new and improved plan to alleviate the burdens of student debt on young people.

From right to left: Martin Lemos, Mariana Souza and Simon Fischweicher. The three young professionals created their own sustainability consulting firm as a project in Bard College's MBA in Sustainability program.  And they're keeping it up after graduation.

DIY Sustainability Consulting Tips for MBA Students

Three students in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability program share their recommendations for building a sustainability consulting portfolio before graduation.

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How Virtual Reality Can Help the Environment

For most people, climate change is some far-off thing. It’s not concrete. We must find a way to make them experience it directly. And believe it or not, virtual reality can do just that.

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.

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Jul

A Twitter Chat with Natalie Warne and SAP: Millennials may save us all!

Millennials offer great promise as digitally native, philanthropic, business-minded world citizens. Most importantly, the companies that can attract and leverage millennial talent will…
26
Jul

Demand for Sustainability Spreads into Established Industries

More and more people are learning about sustainability and how important it is to seek out products and services derived from sustainable sources.…
21
Jul

Ecosa: Can a Building be an Ecosystem?

We are creating a demonstration of “biotecture”; a combination of biology and architecture. Please come learn more!

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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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10
Oct

SXSWeco 2016 – With Discount Codes

SXSW Eco creates a space for business leaders, investors, innovators and designers to drive economic, environmental and social change.
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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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12
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A Twitter Chat with Natalie Warne and SAP: Millennials may save us all!

Millennials offer great promise as digitally native, philanthropic, business-minded world citizens. Most importantly, the companies that can attract and leverage millennial talent will…
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