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Seals of Approval: Paper Certification Systems

Sustainable forestry practices are at the heart of the North American paper and pulp industry. Thanks to an ever-growing variety of consumer resources,…

Barilla Reports on New Sustainability Initiatives

The ins and outs of sustainable pasta.

HP Reduces Product Energy Consumption by 50% Compared to 2005

Hewlett-Packard, the world’s largest provider of information technology infrastructure, software, services, and solutions, released its eleventh annual Global Citizenship Report this past week.…

Intel Reduces GHG Emissions by 60% Under 2007 Baseline

Intel, a world leader in computing innovation, has provided public reports on its environmental, health and safety performance since 1994 and produced an…

How Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Does Good Things with Flavor

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group released it's 2011 CSR report - how'd they fare?

Green Government Opportunities

By G. Nagesh Rao From my personal experience in the startup scene,  I have noted that the three critical types of capital required…
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Saudi Arabia Plans $109 Billion Solar Future

Saudi Arabia will seek investors interested in a $109 billion plan to generate power from solar energy. The ambitious plan calls for a…

Social Media: A New Tactic for Corporate Sustainability?

Companies are increasingly using social media as a tactic for corporate social responsibility and sustainability communications.

What Would You Ask Hunter Lovins?

As part of the Bard MBA Sustainable Business Series, I am holding a “Conversation with Hunter Lovins” next Monday night (March 5th) in New York…

Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, True Leader of the Green Business Movement

Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever talked last week at the KPMG’s Global Summit, addressing business sustainable challenges towards Rio+20 and showing again why…

The Clif Bar Story: An Interview with Director of Environmental Stewardship Elysa Hammond

Forget the triple bottom line: the folks at Clif Bar manage for five separate objectives. Find out how they manage it.

UPS Earns LEED Gold Status for Corporate Offices in Atlanta

Despite UPS headquarters being 20 years old, the company just announced that it has become the first in the package delivery and logistics…

High Heat: Re:char Recharges African Soil

A start-up called re:char has a new take on an ancient idea that’s designed to enhance crop yields in the developing world by…

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…

Make Crowdfunding a Part of Your Product Strategy

Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo give social entrepreneurs a way to test product and service ideas, reach new audiences and generate marketing…