Sustainable Supply Chain

Greening the Supply Chain

Green businesses are under increasing pressure these days to demonstrate that the supply chain they manage for the production and distribution of goods is just as sustainable and dependable as the products and services they sell.

Even companies that didn’t start out with an eye on sustainability are now taking steps to demonstrate that they support a reduced carbon footprint in all facets of their industry.

Why Innovation is Integral to Nonprofit Management

Successful nonprofit organizations are run by great leaders. So, what does it take to show excellent, innovative leadership in the public-sector and nonprofit…

Chipotle Rolls Out New Animal Welfare Standards for Chickens

Chipotle worked with Compassion in World Farming USA and the Humane Society of the U.S. to develop the new standards, which go way…

Forced Labor Is More Common In the U.S. Than You Might Think

American workers are exploited in industries from agriculture to manufacturing to sex trafficking -- and the H2 visa program contributes to the problem.

Corporate Water Stewardship: A Slow Market?

Recent work suggests a growing number of companies are engaging in improved water management as part of water stewardship. But the tangible results…

Brazil’s Political Turmoil Endangers 20 Years of Progress on Forced Labor

The political and economic chaos in Brazil threatens much of the progress the country has made since the turn of the century, including…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Going Zero Waste to Landfill

Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it's possible. And no,…

Restorative Justice: A Framework For Our Lives

Restorative justice gives us a model to change the narrative, flip the script, and right the wrongs of past consumption. Workers around the…

America’s Top 5 Renewable Energy Companies

America's top five corporate renewable energy purchasers prove the U.S. can widely adopt renewable energy. And it shows business can continue to lead…

U.S. Companies Tackle Hydrogen Economy Bottleneck

The U.S. Energy Department is devoting millions to accelerating the hydrogen economy, with new private-sector R&D programs based on hydrogen recovery from ammonia.

The High Environmental Cost of Fast Fashion

Greenpeace Germany analyzed the environmental cost of fast fashion -- and the results aren't pretty.

UPS Rolls Out Electric-Assist Tricycle for Holiday Deliveries

UPS continues to test the use of e-assist bikes and trikes to serve city neighborhoods. This December, Portland residents may spot one of…

Remake: Making Fast Fashion Uncool

By humanizing the women who make our clothes, Remake is looking to mobilize consumers to move beyond boycotts and vote with their wallets.

Apparel Companies Still Have an Abysmal Record on Forced Labor

The NGOs Humanity United and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre recently issued a report that is pessimistic about the global apparel…

Now More Than Ever, We Need Global Solidarity for Sustainability

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals address the major sustainability challenges of today and are the right causes to rally around, explains GRI Deputy…

How Bonded Labor Fuels India’s Garment Industry

Bonded labor has become common across India's garment sector, as suppliers seek to keep costs down in a hyper-competitive industry. Within this sector,…