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Is This a New Golden Age of Innovation?

Social collaboration gives us nearly instant feedback on the satisfaction of our constituents, paving the way for the tenets of a Golden Age:…
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Women in the Workforce: How Businesses Honor Them in 2014

Women are making leaps and bounds in the business world and are being honored for their social impact, innovation, and contributions to the…
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Code for America Shows How Empathy and Technology Can Improve Government

Technology is definitely key in CfA’s work helping government become more engaging, user-friendly and effective, but I believe that there’s also a secret…
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How Mindfulness Inspires 360-Degree Social Responsibility

From a corporate standpoint mindfulness could manifest either externally or internally. We could therefore call a company “360-Degree Socially Responsible” if it is…
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Tech Networks of Boston Puts Sustainability at the Core of Business

Tech Networks of Boston (TNB) delivers help desk, remote monitoring and maintenance, staff augmentation, onsite support, training and project IT services to nonprofits…
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Partnership Between GE and Quirky Presents a ‘Truly Brilliant’ Air Conditioner

Presented earlier this month, Aros, which is described as a “truly brilliant air conditioner," is the result of an ongoing collaboration between General…
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Jaguar Land Rover Embraces Carbon Finance to Deliver Change

U.K. auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover set an ambitious target to improve health, reduce poverty, and create new opportunities for employment and education…
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Sustainability Jobs 101: What Do Sustainability and Porn Have in Common?

Here are four key points to help you drill down on the common skills, attitudes and values practitioners share to help you land…
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Pop the Blue Can for Water in an Emergency

Blue Can Pure Water comes in recyclable single serve aluminum cans with a 50-year, shelf-life.
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Is Innovation a Material Issue?

There does not appear to be a material Aspect in GRI G4 which is a good home for innovation. So, where should it…

We Need to Drive Innovation, but with Due Precaution

There’s no ‘either-or’ when it comes to innovation and precaution, says Jonathon Porritt, Founder-Director of Forum for the Future.
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The Gates Foundation Promotes Building Better Condoms

People all over the world were demonstrably excited to participate in the Gates Foundation's next generation condom contest, which features an award up…
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Strategic Sustainability: Introducing the Value Web

The Value Web is a framework that makes sustainability strategic and surrounds an enterprise with an interlocking and self-reinforcing web of value, generating…
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O2E Technologies Helping Turn Waste into a Revenue Generator

Meet the first finalist of Sustainable Brands Innovation Open London, O2E Technologies. The UK-based startup is on its way to cleaning up the…
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Bombas Socks’ One-for-One Model Encourages Us To ‘Bee Better’

New York-based startup Bombas Socks is poised to revolutionize the sock industry while spreading its message of pushing yourself to “Bee Better.” Startups…