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Policy Points: How Business Can Influence Taxes, Clean Water and Workplace Issues

A sustainable economy will depend on policies that will help advance change on a societal level. Here are three important policies that can…
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COP21 Gets Schooled On Climate Action By Soft Drinks And Breakfast Cereals

While global political leaders lurch to a conclusion at the COP21 Paris climate talks, 114 global companies take a stronger position on carbon…
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A Low-Carbon Economy Crossroads

Our country, and the world, stands at a crossroads. The technologies to deliver both sustained economic growth and reduced emissions have all been…
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From Paris, a Big Kiss to Nixon and (Anthony) Kennedy

What do former U.S. President Richard Nixon and Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy have to do with COP21? Eban Goodstein, director of the…
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Organics, Sustainability and the Environment: Where Does the Buck Stop?

Protecting our beautiful world and environment for future generations is the responsibility of all of us. We the people, the companies and the…
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Taking Fewer Car Trips is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Environment

As leaders from around the world are meeting over two weeks in Paris to advance collective action on climate change, it’s heartening to…
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The Way Forward in the Gig Economy Debate

Where do you stand on the debate? The gig economy continues to spark controversy and ignore worker rights. The Good Work Movement presents…
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3p Weekend: Everything You Need to Know About COP21

If you haven't already heard, the 21st Session of the Conference of Parties (COP21) kicked off this week in Paris -- and the…
Presidents Obama and Hollande pay respects to victims of terrorist attach, but vow for action on climate at opening of COP21

NGOs React to Obama’s Speech at the Opening of COP21

Obama's opening address at COP21 reinforces momentum for a global climate deal.
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COP Out: What if There’s No Climate Deal in Paris?

Before we get ahead of ourselves theorizing how we move forward in case of failure in Paris, we should first ask what success…
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Deep Decarbonization Study Reveals Multiple Pathways to Carbon Goal

Dr. Dan Lashof, chief operating officer of NextGen Climate America, one of the sponsors of the research, said: “This is by far the…
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Google, LinkedIn Campus Layouts at Odds with Urban Living

The city of Mountain View, California -- home to Google, LinkedIn, Intuit and Microsoft's Silicon Valley office -- boasts gorgeous campuses for work…
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Policy Points: Analyzing Paul Ryan’s Tax Agenda

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) taking the position as Speaker of the House is significant news, especially if you’ve been wondering when – if…
Indianapolis is one of several cities adopting 'default to green' policies. Its new bike-sharing program is just one of many sustainable development initiatives underway.

Cities Adopting ‘Default To Green’

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth sits down with Gil Friend, chief sustainability officer for the city of Palo Alto, California, about an intriguing…
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ExxonMobil in Hot Water for Climate Change Lies (Again)

ExxonMobil has gotten a pass on its climate change lies for many years. Why should this year be any different?