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Tiny Town Fights ‘Clean Coal’ Ash Disposal Whack-a-Mole

The "clean coal" publicity push rings hollow in the community of LaBelle, Pennsylvania, and the nearby Fayette maximum security prison.
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Decade-Long Walmart Partnership Offers Sustainability Lessons

The Environmental Defense Fund and Walmart are touting a decade of partnership that has resulted in large-scale sustainability progress, with lessons for other…
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Crawl-Walk-Run: Gaining Sustainability Momentum

In the U.S., consumer awareness, the demand for more transparency and continued compression on margins are providing an opportunity for private brands to…
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The State of Green Behind the Scenes of Film and TV

What has this behemoth of an influential industry done to make itself more sustainable inside and out?
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What Do the SDGs Mean for Your Employees?

We might have heard a lot about the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals since their launch late last year. But Marianne Hughes and GivingForce…
Madrid-based ECOALF turns plastic bottles into stylish winter coats.

Simple, Transparent Fashion: 3 Brands to Watch

Transparency, especially in the fashion industry, seems like a vulnerable business tactic, unless, of course, you have nothing to hide. These three fashion…
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10 Sustainability Trends in the Luxury Industry

Positive Luxury unveils trends and makes predictions for sustainability in the luxury industry. Global conditions, changing consumer expectations and a modern business landscape…
Ontario’s journey of diversification and evolution from a petrochemical pioneer to a bio-hybrid chemistry leader provides a useful case study.

Lessons Learned: Creating a Sustainable, Resource-Based Economy

Rohan Mohan and Stephen Thompson discuss Ontario’s evolution from a petrochemical pioneer to a bio-hybrid chemistry leader.
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Finance Innovation: The Next Frontier in Fair-Trade Supply Chains

How can smaller-scale, fair-trade suppliers like Guayaki’s yerba mate farmers get the financing they need to meet market demand? Social finance and fair…
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Embracing Systemic Thinking for Our Firms of the Future

Helping our organizations become firms of the future will center on shifting our logic from mechanistic to living systems, predicts biomimcry expert Giles…
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Sustainable Self-Employment: A Guide to Implementation

According to the World Economic Forum, “Organizations that set public energy or carbon reduction goals were twice as likely to have invested in…
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2015 in Review: The Sustainability Mega-Trends Driving Business Success

There was much to be pessimistic about in 2015, but this year gave additional confirmation that the green economic revolution is real and…
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Changemakers: 5 Good Reasons to Make a Plan for 2016

Impact entrepreneurs: How are you going to reach your goals in 2016 ? Two options: Wait and see what 'happens,' or plan to…
Ranking at No. , CVS Health made the bold move to ditch tobacco sales, even if it meant losing out on  approximately $2 billion annually.

7 Pioneer Companies Shaking Up Sustainability

Read how seven companies are transforming business, and sending strong messages to shareholders and consumers about sustainability.
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A Low-Carbon Economy Crossroads

Our country, and the world, stands at a crossroads. The technologies to deliver both sustained economic growth and reduced emissions have all been…
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