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In the Zone: Judge Rules NY Town Can Ban Fracking

Fracktivists celebrate decision upholding fracking ban in Dryden, NY.
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The Agricultural Battleground

Ramifications of a defunct food system
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Walmart’s Renewable Energy Power Surge

The EPA's latest ranking of the top renewable energy buyers has Walmart moving to number three on the list from number 15 three…
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Moving Beyond Green: The Rainbow Within CSR

Are people who care about CSR all only focused on environmental issues? It is important to investigate further what are the values that…
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Increasing Labor Productivity: A Mixed Blessing?

Increasing labor productivity is generally hailed as a positive outcome of technological innovation.  The production of more goods and services with fewer hours…
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The Rise of the Biobased Economy and How Your Company Should Respond in 2012

By Jacquie Ottman & Mark Eisen Our economy is slowly but surely heeding the signal that carbon is the new watchword. During the…
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BP, Halliburton Go to War Over Deepwater Horizon Disaster

The legal battles surrounding the Deepwater Horizon 2010 drilling disaster promise to be just as messy—and more lengthy—than the spill incident itself. The…

Why Textile Waste Should be Banned From Landfills

More than 11 million tons of textiles are trashed in this country every year. Most of this material is reusable, rewearable, or recyclable.…

The Culture Shift of 2011, and What It Means for Business (Part 2 of 2)

3p is proud to partner with the Presidio Graduate School’s Managerial Marketing course on a blogging series about “sustainable marketing.” This post is…

Sustainability – Overused and Undervalued

Effective sustainability conversations need to be heard everywhere. Select students, communities, grassroots movements, businesses, and government agencies by themselves will not be able…
Six out of the 70 Global Sustainability Fellows at the UCI Empowering Sustainability on Earth conference in 2011. From the right: Giuseppe Rotolo, Italy; Gonen Sagy, Israel; Debjeet Sarangi, India; Cindy Chen, China; Solange Teles da Silva & Milena Rodrigues Boniolo, Mexico.

Nature Knows No Borders: Pioneers in Sustainable Innovation & Peacebuilding

"For an intense week we listened and discussed perspectives on the difficult global context for sustainability," said Gonen Sagy. Gonen is an alumnus…

FAA Awards $7.7 million for Clean Jet Fuel Development

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding $7.7 million in contracts to eight companies who will help the agency develop and approve sustainably-sourced “drop-in”…
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Bug Bites: Insects Might Be the Protein of Tomorrow

A strong case can be made for grubbing on bugs, but in the United States and Europe there’s a prevalent cultural bias against…
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Nike & Puma, Reframing the Sustainability Message for a Younger Market

Both Nike and Puma adopted a strategy of creating a movement around reframing the word “sustainability”. Although both movements were targeted towards demographically…

Groups Fight to Derail PNW Coal Export Plans

Here’s an idea: Let’s flood the global market with our cheap dirty coal! We won’t be burning and polluting the atmosphere here, merely…