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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…

‘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.

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…

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…

Sustainable Packaging Trends for 2015: All About Millennials

I compiled three distinct ways packaging could evolve in the coming year which have been primarily influenced by millennials, the largest generational group…

Sustainability-Focused Innovation Underpins Financial Success at Alpine Waste

Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on Alpine Waste & Recycling described how the company has used sustainability thinking to carve…
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Unique Sustainability-Focused Service Gives Alpine Competitive Advantage

In this post, Graham Russell explains how Alpine Waste & Recycling built on its initial success to develop a sustainability-focused service product that…
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Sustainability-Focused Innovation: Key to Growth at Alpine Waste and Recycling

Few companies illustrate this market-driven sustainability approach as clearly and successfully as Alpine Waste & Recycling.