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Three-Point Strategy to Tackle Public Trust: Why It Matters

Overall public confidence in business has hit a five-year low, sitting below 50 percent, according to the Edelman 2015 Global Trust Barometer. These…
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Reflections from Career Investor Amy Domini

The feminist in me struggles with the topic of "women in investing." The suggestion of a special category implies a difference, and a…
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Climate Change — Just a Data Problem?

A firm understanding of data and statistics is necessary to navigate today's world. In this post, Persistent Efficiency CEO Jason Trager highlights the…
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April’s Stories & Beer: Creative Disruption for the MBA

It's time for April's "Stories and Beer" event at the Impact Hub in SF - and online via webcam! Please join us on…
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Food Supply Chains and Data: Starting Sustainability Conversations

The smartest food supply chain conversations today begin with data. Author Andrea Learned recently talked with Good Company sustainability consultants Justin Overdevest and…
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Using Digital Media to Build Brand Sustainability

“80 percent of the market value of companies is contained in relationships with its stakeholders,” John Friedman, author of "PR 2.0: How Digital…
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‘Bubble-Wrapping’ the Virtual Workforce

Today's rapidly evolving workplace needs to ensure employee safety and comfort, regardless of whether employees work from the office or their own homes.
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What If a Job Could Reduce Violence?

Economic development could reduce violence in communities with gang activity through supplying choices and opportunity.
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RECAP – Stories & Beer: The Business Case for Sustainable Cannabis

RECAP: This month's Stories & Beer on sustainable cannabis featured Michael Steinmetz and Hezekiah Allen who shared their industry insights.
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Climate Change, Political Lobbying High On Shareholders’ Agenda

Corporations' activities related to climate change and political lobbying are among those of greatest concern to shareholders, proxy proposals reveal.
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The Color of Salmon: How Much Would You Pay for Orange?

The color of food plays a perhaps surprisingly large role in our perceptions of its attractiveness, as well as our expectations of how…
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Will Corporate Social Responsibility Adapt or Die?

Is CSR doomed? Yes. But if innovation is what steps into its shoes, we shouldn't be grieving.
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Chicken of the Sea Cuts Water Use, Waste

Chicken of the Sea's sustainability report documents company efforts, with a focus on “four pillars” of sustainability, and sets goals to be met…
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A New Vocabulary for Responsible Business: Words That Encourage

We need to infuse our current lingo with words and concepts that encourage better businesses and a better future.

Top 3 Sustainable Supply Chain Trends for 2015

Sustainable approaches to business have been on the uptick in recent years. In the new year, companies will continue to move forward with…