Businesses are increasingly questioned about their contributions to society: What is the value of your corporate community investment (CCI)? Could your contributions be more effective? Where do you stand in comparison to your peers and competitors? And, crucially, what is the impact of your community investments?
Understanding the Global Food Crisis The world’s population is expected to grow from 7 billion to 9 billion people by 2050. Right now, there are 805 million hungry people in the world. It’s estimated that 16% of those 805 million people live in developed countries. Meanwhile, agriculture contributes to almost 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions, … Continued
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SOCAP (Social Capital Markets), the world’s largest conference on social enterprise and impact investing, announced they will award up to 150 outstanding entrepreneurs with a scholarship to attend SOCAP15 at The Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, California, on October 6-9th.
Reporting practitioners often find the process challenging, fraught with a minefield of standards, audiences, formats, and stakeholder expectations. The future of sustainability reporting continues to be an ongoing debate, fuelled by increasingly demanding and diverse audiences and competing business priorities. Is sustainability reporting really worth the effort?
A common misconception amongst employers and employees is that desk jobs pose very little risk for injuries. While working a 9 to 5 behind a desk might pose fewer risks than working in a warehouse or construction site, there are still dangers that you have to be aware of. Carpal tunnel, cramped hands, back/neck pains, … Continued
The Green Electronics Council unveils the first five speakers and outlines the initial program for the September conference about the role of electronics in a circular economy
A corporate event can have a huge impact on your clients and prospects. Your event can help build relationships with clients and increase sales- or launch a new product offering. New technology can now make your event even more meaningful.
When Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law in 1935, he aimed to lend aid to the droves of Americans suffering in poverty following the great depression. He sought to establish a system that could prevent the societal ails of an economic depression.
A business startup requires both the unpredictable quality of humanity, and the precision of a chemical compound. There is plenty of room for personal expression on the human side of the equation. But on the precision side of things, there are at least three support structures that startups absolutely have to get right if they are going to succeed:
Austin, Texas – June 2, 2015 – SXSW Eco, a conference that celebrates the power of design, technology and business to drive global change, announces its first round of 2015 programming, including speakers Blaise Bertrand (IDEO), Suzy Amis Cameron (Muse), Ben Schiller (Fast Company), Alicia Garza (#BlackLivesMatter), Grace Kim (GOODcorps), Sachin Malhan (Ashoka Changemakers), Neil … Continued
Almost everything you do is wired online, which is not bad at all. However, telecom giants continue to raise the costs for a good-quality broadband service. In the last few years, if you’re unable to stream your favorite online videos because of your limited bandwidth, you’ll have to shell out a few more dollars to … Continued
Sustainable Brands® largest community gathering kicks off today with Sustainable Brands ’15 San Diego at Paradise Point Resort & Spa. New research, tools and partnerships launch today.
Nearly 2,000 Sustainable Brands® business and brand leaders will gather at SB’15 San Diego, June 1-4 at the Paradise Point Resort and Spa in San Diego, CA. Ford, Whirlpool, Panera Bread, P&G and Levi’s among companies confirmed to share purpose-led innovations.