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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…
Draft text of Paris Outcome is ready for ministerial negotiations in second week of COP21

Can Copenhagen be Exorcized? COP21 Moves Into High Gear

Delegates finish their work in the first week of negotiation at COP21, ready for ministerial session to begin next week.
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A Strong Climate Deal Makes Dollars and Sense for American Business

In the Wall Street Journal on Dec. 1, over 100 U.S. companies placed a full-page ad calling for a shift to a low-carbon…
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Defining Corporate Purpose is the Only Way Forward

The future of sustainable development is being shaped by events such as the U.N. Forum on Business and Human Rights held earlier this…
In 1932, E. Merrick Dodd wrote in the Harvard Law Review that the corporation as "an economic institution which has a social service as well as a profit-making function."

The Deep Legal Roots of the Business Case for Sustainability

In 1932, E. Merrick Dodd wrote in the Harvard Law Review that the corporation is "an economic institution which has a social service…
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Is CSR Dead? Oh No, Not That Question Again …

The opportunity to attend a recent Barclays debate at the British Library in London entitled “Is CSR Dead” seemed just too good an…
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Why a Chinese Pizza Chain is Hot for Sustainability

Beijing-based retail food chain Gung Ho! Pizza (GHP) saw environmental, economic, and social benefits from improving its sustainability.
B Corp certification is an important step to becoming a truly sustainable business. But it's only half the battle, says

Certified B Corps Are Only Halfway Done

B Corp certification is an important step to becoming a truly sustainable business. But it's only half the battle, says one entrepreneur.
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What is the Future of SOCAP?

Investors who want to learn more about investing capital toward social good don’t have to wait until the annual SOCAP (Social Capital Markets…
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How Generation Z Will Make CSR A Business Norm

Generation Z is the first generation born in the 21st century, with ages ranging from 2 to 19. They represent about 25 percent…
Company No. 3, Ford, is embracing all types of e-mobility -- from electric vehicles to this foldable e-bike concept.

5 Brands Going Big on Sustainability

Get inspired by five companies taking their own approach to sustainability innovation.
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Entrepreneurs Seize Opportunity in Seafood Traceability

The seafood industry has one of the most complicated supply chains in the world, often with five to seven companies involved from catch…