sustainable business


New Unicef-Target-Disney Product to Catalyze Gen Z

Unicef and Target, in collaboration with Disney, are launching a Fitbit-like wearable device for kids that has the potential to be this holiday…
A growing number of small- and medium-sized businesses, like this pizza shop in Tucson, Arizona, are opting for renewable energy.

3 Trends Shaping the Future of Business Sustainability

For those of us involved with the small business, not-for-profit, and startup world, the future of sustainability is here, whether we realize it…

CSR Wins Customers And Sells Products

A Nielsen survey conducted this week points to exploding consumer interest in buying healthy, green products.
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Launch of U.K. B Corp Movement Prompts Debate About Future of Corporations

The B Corp movement focuses on embedding a social purpose within a company’s DNA. As this movement gathers momentum, it highlights the need…
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Why Startups Are Not Interested in Sustainability

Last week I attended the New York City Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator’s demo day, where the accelerator’s latest cohort of startups presented themselves to…

Role Businesses Should Play in Social Change

With many companies dedicated to building solutions for everyday problems, others are increasingly focusing on tackling major societal issues. With proper investment strategies,…
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BSR and the State of Corporate Responsibility

Last week, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) and GlobeScan released their 7th annual State of Sustainable Business Report. Given BSR’s impressive membership provides…

GoodCorps Survey Evaluates How Consumers Understand Goodness

Ask anyone who’s launched a sustainable brand, and they might tell you that what consumers say they’ll do to support social and environmental…
This is the latest STOKES Natural Firestarters packaging. (Photo by Jim Pierobon)

How One U.S. Teenager is Creating Sustainable Profits

How many youth entrepreneurs do you know who can claim more than $125,000 in sales during their first two years in business, and…

Rise of B Corps and the Revolution They Represent

There was a tangible excitement in the air last month as the international community gathered in New York to usher in the new…

Divestment’s Impact is More Than Just Money

The divestment campaign – a grassroots movement to get public pensions, university endowments, and other large funds to remove fossil fuels companies from…
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Report: Collaborative Economy Has Opportunities for All Companies

A new report concludes that more than half of North Americans have “woken up to a new way a new way of getting…
Businesses set to benefit from the new ISO 14001:2015 standard

Businesses Set to Benefit From the New ISO 14001:2015 Standard

Details on the revised ISO 14001:2015 and expected impact of its launch.
Efficient cooking stoves improve indoor air quality and reduce respiratory diseases.  Image credit: South Pole Group

17 Goals to Rule Them All: How the SDGs Can Benefit Organizations

Ultimately, the SDGs will affect organizations and institutions of all shapes and sizes, from the European Union to municipalities and corporations, and engagement…
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The Trends That Are Creating the Next Wave of Sustainable Business Models

Today’s focus? Sustainability. Below are a few of the trends that are creating the next wave of sustainable business models.