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Established in 2001, the nonprofit Oceana has committed itself to “achieving measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals.”

How Good is That Environmental Nonprofit, Anyway?

Greenpeace rates tech companies on their data centers. Oxfam America ranks food brands on the sustainability of their supply chains. The League of Conservation Voters scores elected officials on their voting records. But who rates, ranks and scores Greenpeace, Oxfam America and the League of Conservation Voters​?​ ​Or The Nature Conservancy, Conservation International or WWF? ​For now, no one.

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Why Millennial Women Open Their Own Doors

In every sense of the phrase, millennial women are more likely to open doors for themselves and then hold them open for others — and that’s all the more reason they should be valued and encouraged to reach high-powered positions in our society.

Students at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania stage a sit-in to convince their school to divest from fossil fuels.

The Reasons to Divest from Fossil Fuels: Financial, Ecological and Moral

Divestment is not about dismantling the fossil fuel industry; it’s about the critical urgency of energy companies changing their business models to transition away from combusting fossil fuels and developing environmentally benign energy generation. When the “carbon bubble” bursts, the value of companies invested in fossil fuels will fall.

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How Starting a Charity Changed My Business (and My Life)

For me and my brother, helping families in need has been a lifelong endeavor. Adding a charitable arm to our business has created benefits that span beyond tax breaks and positive publicity. There have been far more rewarding bonuses worth noting.

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6 Factors Changing Where Your Produce is Grown

The Farm-to-table restaurant trend is just one of the factors that will affect where and when your produce is grown.

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Nature’s Cranky Banker Has Foreclosure on Her Mind

If nature is like a bank, then we are borrowing without understanding the terms or planning a repayment schedule. In many ways, the impacts associated with our global sustainability challenge might be explained as penalties for default, or even foreclosure. Is Nature too big to fail?

Ohio's Blue Creek Wind Farm may signal a change for the state.

Ohio Wind Farm Proves the Case for Smart Renewable Energy Policy

Ohio, it’s fair to say, isn’t known as a leader in the transition to renewable energy. Yet, in northwest Ohio’s Van Wert County sits Blue Creek Wind Farm, a 300-megawatt set of turbines that repudiates such resistance. In fact, the wind farm is a textbook case for why renewable energy deserves a public-policy tailwind, argues IEEFA Executive Director Sandy Buchanan.

Corporate Social Responsibility A Core TriplePundit Topic

Corporate Social Responsibility is an umbrella term for the work that an organization does to improve its communities and lighten its environmental footprint.

What is the Social Responsibility of Business?

Ever since Milton Friedman famously proclaimed “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits” (NYTimes 1970), pundits have pondered whether his purist interpretation was really the only way.

New Economics

Here we discuss the relation between business economies and sustainability and CSR. Company economies have great impact on how much effort they put into their CSR strategy and incorporating green strategies can have an effect on company growth.

GRI Certified Sustainability Reporting Courses

In partnership with ISOS CSR, enroll in one of our GRI courses now- it’s the quickest way to get up to speed on G4, the latest edition of the GRI guidelines!

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May

Job Opportunity: MeterHero Data Specialist

Are you really good at data research? Do you obsess about details? Are you excited to do work that solves problems like climate change…
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May

Unglossary: Building a new language of corporate responsibility

Struggling to find the right words to tell your corporate responsibility story? The Unglossary explores the new language of CR.
02
May

How The Mini Cooper Pocket Sized Style Has Impacted The Compact Auto Market

For those that aren’t aware of the benefits and drawing factors of this latest release from the brand, the pocket-sized option is perhaps…
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In this conversation we’ll discuss the ROI of sustainability — what it means and how to track it. We’ll look at innovative projects…
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