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Target Pushes ‘Long-Term Value’ in 2013 Sustainability Report

"It’s about making sure the partnerships we take, the processes we follow and the products we sell are helping us create long-term value…
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Starting Up So We Can Stick Around

In the emerging economy, we can't trade merely on our brawn, or even on our brains. For our startups to make a difference…
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Climate Change Liability: Holding the Perpetrators Responsible

Can the primary culprits of global warming be held liable for undermining efforts to combat climate change? That may sound like something a…
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Investor Ready Cities: From Delhi to Chattanooga

It’s almost a cliché these days to say that infrastructure development is a crushing and highly complex problem, mainly because there’s so much…
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Book Review: The Dance of the Sustainable Product and Brand

Is there a template for creating a sustainable brand, a fusion of product and branding? Henk Campher’s answer is yes: “It’s when these…
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Bridging the Climate Adaptation Gap: From Recognition to Action

Recent data indicate that a gap exists between corporations understanding the big-picture risks of climate change and their actions to address those risks…
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Strategic Sustainability: Five Steps to Create Abundance

If you experience discord between the importance of sustainability to your business and the seemingly haphazard efforts to implement sustainable initiatives, you are…
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Sustainability Drives Innovation, New Revenue Opportunities at Tech Networks of Boston

Companies of all sizes, including this small professional services company, are developing new products and services designed to address the world’s sustainability challenges…
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Is Crowdfunding an Answer for Ethical Fashion?

Consumers of mass fashion aren't yet sold on the need for change. They are hard to reach, and unless you have major name…
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Is Pop-Up Retail the Solution for Sustainable Fashion?

Could the arrival of Storefront's pop-up shop finally bridge the gap between small brand and conscious consumer?
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Employee Engagement Key to Sustainability for Tech Networks of Boston

Susan Labandibar, founder and CEO of Tech Networks of Boston, understood that engaging her employees in the company’s sustainability strategy would be critical.
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Coal and the Role of Multi-Stakeholderism

There’s little doubt that multi-stakeholderism is crucial to elements of the business and human rights movement, but is this type of collaboration always…
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Greenpeace Slams Amazon on Dirty Energy Use

Amazon gets failing grades from Greenpeace on energy transparency; renewable energy commitment and siting policy; and renewable energy deployment and advocacy. The company…
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Alaska Air Group Sets Aggressive Sustainability Goals

Alaska Air Group, which operates Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, has reduced greenhouse gases by 30.4 percent per revenue mile since the 2004…
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Supply Chain Worker Rights: From Good Intentions to Implementation

Today, worker rights might even be considered an oxymoron. But it’s a struggle well worth engaging as both a holding action and in…