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The City by the Bay now diverts from the landfill some 80 percent of its waste - more than any other city in the U.S.

San Francisco Achieves Highest Recycling Rate in U.S.

San Francisco might be known for its foggy weather, winning sports teams and progressive politics, but it can now add another badge to…
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The Rise of Impact Investment

Awareness of the need for new ways of investing is growing, and there are some tentative signs that it is having some impact…
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Ecover and Method Demonstrate Merging of the Minds

Look at the history of ethical brands, and you often find the same story, in which the nifty newcomer gets gobbled up the…
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Indian Businesses Revel in ‘Unreasonable Goals’

Companies in India increasingly identify efficiency as an opportunity, and not just a duty - leading to some rather bold ambitions, says Martin…
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The Business Case for Women in the Workplace

Oliver Balch explains why women will be a fundamental part of getting the global economy back on track – and setting it on…
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Prince Charles: CSR Must “Future Proof” Business

Prince Charles’ think-tank, A4S or “The Prince's Accounting For Sustainability Project”, recently published an insightful new report called “Future Proofed Decision Making” critiquing…
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Upshot of FTC Revised Green Guides: Stop Touting Products as “Green”

The FTC’s revised Green Guides have put their foot down on the term ‘green’ and its equally vague cohorts ‘eco-friendly’ and ‘earth-smart’. Now…
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The Social Responsibility of Business is Natural Resource Protection

Business today has a responsibility towards society and the environment - it cannot keep endlessly extracting resources without burning itself out.
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Is Obama Really Bad For Business?

Taken out of context, Obama does sound somewhat patronizing. But put the remark in its full context (see below) and it is clear…
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New Program to Boost Sustainable Business in Developing Countries Launched at Rio+20

UNGC and GRI join together to launch a new program at Rio+20 to boost sustainable business in developing countries.
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How Baseball Could Usher in a Greener American Future

Major League Baseball broke the color barrier 7 years before The Supreme Court ruled in favor of desegregation. Today, MLB is stepping up…
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Top Eleven Takeaways from WSJ’s Conference on Business and Sustainability

The top eleven remarkable moments at the Wall Street Journal's Eco:nomics Conference. The focus was on the opportunities and risks that are quickly…
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Why Valentine’s Day is a Fantastic Opportunity for Stakeholder Engagement

Valentine’s Day has had a long history, and for centuries has been celebrated as the day of romantic love. It’s been referred in…

Top 12 Predictions for Corporate Responsibility in 2012

13 key predictions for the corporate responsibility market in 2012.
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Fast Company Spins Sustainable Business Coverage Out to New URL

In November, Fast Company continued the migration of their online presence toward Co… meaning that each of their sections will be renamed and rebranded…