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The NFL Has a Paid Patriotism Problem

Many within sports world were either inspired or infuriated as dozens of NFL players took a knee while the U.S. national anthem was played before games over the weekend. Of course, the background behind the controversy is a lot more nuanced than the U.S. president and some activists would have you believe.

How Renewable Energy Can Accelerate the Microgrid Revolution

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have underscored the advantages of microgrids, especially those equipped with distributed renewable energy.

SPECIAL SERIES: Public-Private Partnerships

Leveraging Technology to Build a Successful Public-Private Partnership

Leveraging technology and innovation is essential to build capacity, streamline programs, and further impact in successful public-private partnerships (PPPs). Technology can be leveraged in two ways: first through the use of technical tools and platforms, and second through the use of technical knowledge to ensure expertise and innovative practices are applied uniformly and consistently to community investment strategies.

The Netherlands Teaches the Planet How to Grow Food in Changing Climates

As climates shift, innovation will become critical to ensuring there is enough food grown and produced for the global population. The Netherlands, a country about the size of Oregon, may have the key.

From the Front Lines: Internal Collaboration and Progress on Climate Change

We asked Ericsson, SAP, and Danone how they’ve engaged and collaborated internally on climate change. Some common themes emerged – a clear focus, leadership from the top, an investment of thought and resource to engage internally.


Twitter Chat Recap: #WhyPurpose with Pearson & Partners

Pearson, SAP, ASU WSSI, UN PRME, and TriplePundit came together at #WhyPurpose to discuss why young people want to work for businesses with a social purpose, how they’re preparing to join the workforce, and what this means for businesses.

Facebook Could Sure Benefit from Embedded Sustainability Strategy

Facebook can can no longer hide behind its claims the company is merely a “technology platform.” If corporate responsibility had been more central to the company’s strategy, it could have avoided this scandal of hate speech, Russian ads and racial profiling in which it is currently embroiled.

Energy Dept. Pledges $32 Million For Grid Resiliency, With Renewables

Despite Trump’s antipathy to renewables, his Energy Department launches a new $32 million round of grid resiliency projects that leverage renewable energy.

Nike Pushes Recycling a Big Step Further With ‘Flyleather’

Nike says it has developed a low-carbon, low-impact leather material that could become “game-changing” for both its high performance and role in boosting waste diversion across its supply chain.

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


Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Supports First Ever Industry-Wide Global Commitment to Sustainability

– Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group together with other leading global hotel groups reach consensus for a sustainable industry1 – Carlson Rezidor’s Responsible Business…

Opioid Crisis Becomes Corporate Responsibility Issue

Leidos CEO Accepts Plea from Grieving Employee, Maryland Governor to Fight Epidemic

Coffee Leaf Teas Give Hawaii Island Farmers A Boost

Ready to drink beverage is first of its kind and offers health benefits

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