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Coal, Mining Interests File Suit to Block Landmark Mercury Regs

Big Coal front group files suit to block the EPA's landmark mercury regulations.
Detroit artist Belozro's painting "The Rebuild" depicts the American auto industry working together to create a new future. What better way to get people Imagining the ways we can work together to build a new Detroit?

Fundraising for Social Marketing Campaigns?

Post ads to let Massachusetts citizens express their dismay about recent votes to gut the Clean Air Act. The importance of fundraising as…
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Ernst & Young to Certify GHG Emissions Reporting

Ernst & Young, one of the Big Four accounting firms, has received approval from ANSI to certify greenhouse gas emissions reporting.
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Mixed Green Business Results

GreenBiz Group offers a mixed view of the green and sustainable business landscape.
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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…
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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…
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Business Predators & Prey 

Design strategy and Innovation are preparing businesses for survival. Many aspects contribute to a business succeeding. I believe these include intuition, speed, and…

The Unsustainability of Neverending Workplace Marathons

Too many hot new companies depend on employees to live for the ever-approaching IPO despite crazy working conditions. How can these companies survive…

Is Guilt a Sustainable Way to Pry Open Pockets?

The following post is part of the course work for “Live Exchange” the foundational course on communication for The MBA Design Strategy Program…

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…

Was Occupy Wall Street a Tipping Point? What Does it Mean for Your Business in 2012?

3p is proud to partner with the Presidio Graduate School’s Managerial Marketing course on a blogging series about “sustainable marketing.” This post is…

CSR: Still a Question of Balance and Value

A recent article in the McKinsey Quarterly on the drivers behind corporate responsibility says that few companies are clear on how investing in…

The Common Good Enterprise – A New Term for an Emerging Sector

By Jim Epstein and Alicia Epstein Korten As an investment advisor, I (Jim) am often asked to sit on nonprofit boards. I have…
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WEconomy: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

Have you ever shared a car ride, lent someone a book, made a mix tape, or traded clothing? Then you’re part of the…
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Is it Time to Foreclose on Your Bank?

A look back at the role of corporate banks during the financial crisis of 2008 and a look at other options such as…