sustainable development

An approach to developing anything that recognizes the need to meet the challenges of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Should Climate Risks Be Included in Sustainability Reports?

Historically, sustainability reporting has been largely about the firm’s impact on society and the environment. Recently though, stakeholders have also been asking for…
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Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency on the Rise in Indian Country

In tune with traditional Native American values and culture, Native Americans are increasingly turning to renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives as a…
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Kroger Converts Food Waste into Renewable Energy

Kroger's "anaerobic digester" in Compton, CA, takes in food waste and pumps out biogas, providing power for its campus and distribution center.
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Philippine Fishing Community to Make Pioneering Use of Wireless Broadband

Fishing, underserved communities and government agencies in Bohol province will be the first to make use of the new network, a key enabler…
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Mars Raises the Bar in CSR

In its third CSR report, 2012 Principles in Action, Mars underscores its dedication to putting the Five Principles into action to make a…
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Creating Magic Through Shared Value

The 3rd Annual Shared Value Summit gathered top executives from around the world to discuss the future for business. Learn how companies are…
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Can Electric Cars Give an Economic Lift to Route 66?

Last week, Ford Motor Co invited Leon Kaye to test drive a 2013 Ford Fusion Energy plug-in hybrid from St. Louis to Tulsa.
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SBIO 2013 Semi-finalist Interview: Ecopia

Using the starch from tapioca, social enterprise Ecopia produces a fully degradable, recyclable, and non-GMO bio-plastic, referred to as ECOPLAS®, while also seeking…
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John Birch Society Goes After Agenda 21

Agenda 21 has had a lot of critics over the years, but none so passionate as the John Birch Society, which sees the…
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Kidzania: Preparing Kids for a Better World

The world-renowned kids' theme park, Kidzania, plans to launch its first U.S. destination in 2015. The idea has definitely caught on with the…

San Francisco: Issue an Impact-Rated Muni Bond in Energy Efficiency

In light of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors resolution to divest from fossil fuels, students of Presidio Graduate School call for its issuance…
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California Spearheads a Transportation Reformation to Curb Emissions

Transforming our transportation infrastructure won’t happen overnight. While policies improving the supply side are taking shape, our individual transportation choices can have a…
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How Industry and NGOs Collaborate to Shake Up Education

Why businesses must help revolutionize education to restore a sustainable labor pool.
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Understanding AC Refrigerant Standards

The race is on to find new, greener refrigerants and refrigerant standards that combine low global warming potential (GWP) and zero ozone depletion…
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How World Health Partners Raises the Bar on Rural Indian Health

Government in India supports all kinds of health care systems -- public, private, informal, and those run by NGOs and social businesses --…