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The 25 Hottest Sustainability Professionals

Let's start April with a list of the 25 hottest sustainability professionals.
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50% of Unilever’s Factories are Zero-Waste While Sales Surge

Unilever’s ambitious Sustainable Living Plan reached an important milestone yesterday when the company announced half of its factories are now zero-waste.
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2012 Year End Sustainability Wrap-up

When we look back at 2012 from what we hope will be a sustainable future, what will be the things that stand out…
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Andrew Winston Explains Why We Need More Paul Polmans

Andrew Winston, co-author of Green to Gold, who also advises some of the world’s biggest companies on environmental strategy, offered a very clear…
Marc Bolland, CEO of Marks & Spencer

Lessons in Leadership from the CEO with the World’s Most Sustainable Suit

Marc Bolland, CEO of Marks & Spencer, addressed the audience at BSR a week ago. I couldn’t stop thinking that even if 15…
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Should the Social Responsibility of Business Be Limited or Limitless?

McDonald's vs. Unilever - one company wants to minimally intervene in shaping consumers’ decisions while the other wants to play a bigger role…
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CSR in the Early Days of Capitalism

Nancy Koehn, Harvard Business School professor and historian explains how we can find examples of corporate responsibility, especially with regards to companies’ social…
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5 Lessons on Consumers’ Preference for Purpose

Edelman's global research provides some interesting figures showing the power of purpose among consumers, including some valuable lessons both for consumers and companies.…
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Unilever Improves Supply Chain, Faces Challenges with Customer Behavior

Unilever released on Tuesday its first year’s progress report on the progress it made against its Sustainable Living Plan targets. The results so…

Can Crowdsourcing Really Work for Unilever?

Unilever has a vision of a better future for our world and its business and it needs your help to make it happen.…
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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…
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Survey Shows Sustainability is Not on CEOs’ Radar Yet

According to the latest PwC Annual Global CEO Survey sustainability is still far from being on the radar of most CEOs worldwide. Looking…