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San Diego Study Finds Cheaper, Greener Energy from Utility Leapfrog

A recent study found a surprise: San Diego can meet its climate change goals and lower electricity rates by circumventing the local utility. Might this work for other municipalities?

Want a Big Boost in GDP? Bring in Immigrants

President Donald Trump has promised to boost the economy by 3-4 percent. It’s an unlikely prospect, say analysts, noting that 2 percent has historically been about par for the country’s yearly growth. Researchers at ProPublica however, say it’s possible, but it would require scrapping one of his other big campaign promises: deporting and banning immigrants.

UK Banning Diesel and Gasoline Fueled Cars and Vans After 2040

The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will ban the sales of diesel- and gasoline-powered passenger vehicles after 2040, mostly in an effort to reduce the impact nitrogen oxides, or NOx, have had on public health.

Foxconn Chooses Wisconsin For $10 Billion Flat Panel Factory

Foxconn, one of the most important companies within Apple’s supply chain, is close to announcing the location of a brand new factory in the U.S.; Wisconsin is reportedly the favorite to land this $10 billion factory that could boast as many as 10,000 jobs.

Vail Resorts Promises an ‘Epic’ Zero-Carbon Footprint by 2030

Vail Resorts, one of the largest mountain resort operators on the planet, announced that it has committed to a “zero net operating footprint” by 2030.

What Investors Need to Know About Sustainability Rankings

By understanding the scope and methodology of certain key sustainability rankings, you can monitor those that mean the most to you and the companies that you follow.

All-Electric, Autonomous Container Ship Sets Sail in 2018

Two companies in Norway have teamed up to produce a shipping vessel powered by an electric motor instead of dirty bunker fuel. If this technology is successful, it could substantially reduce the carbon footprint of this dirty industry — projected to be responsible for 17 percent of global emissions by 2050.

Op/Ed: NRG Sustainability Commitments Stronger Than Ever

Bruno Sarda, the Head of Sustainability at NRG explains why the energy company’s commitment to a sustainable energy future hasn’t wavered, even though the utility giant recently restructured and sold off its renewable energy portfolio.

Tiny Houses: A Salve for Tomorrow’s Housing Shortages?

Tiny is catching on these days. From do-it-yourself rolling palaces that amount to the size of a conventional living room to modest structures for low-income families, the concept of tiny houses is making more sense than ever for cities faced with housing shortages. But are residents and cities cut out for going teeny?

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

27
Jul

Google, Levi and Proterra to Speak on Social Impact

Senior representatives from Google, Levi and Proterra will share first-hand experience on leading the social impact movement at Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit…
27
Jul
27
Jul

WWF, FFAR, and Walmart Foundation Team Up with Producers to Study Food Rescue Opportunities on Farms

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jul. 27 /CSRwire/ – World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), and the Walmart Foundation today…

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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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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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