sustainable business

Your Questions About Refurbished Electronics Answered

How much do you know about refurbished electronics? Would you buy them? Would you sell your company's old equipment? Let's take a look…

How Can Public-Private Partnerships Achieve Sustainable Change?

We've just witnessed the member countries of the U.N. agree to 17 Global Goals that will, all going well, transform our world by…

More Innovation is Needed in Sustainability Reporting: Consider ‘4-D’

Caterina Camerani, a sustainability expert at AkzoNobel, recently attended the New Metrics’15 conference in Boston, where she gave a keynote address and presented…

How Some Long-Term Investors are Fighting for Sustainability

Last week, Ceres released an illuminating analysis of how some major companies are responding to shareholder engagement on environmental, social and governance (ESG)…

Policy Points: How Business Can Influence Workplace, Trade and Campaign Financing

A sustainable economy will depend on policies that will help advance change on a societal level. Here are three important policies that can…

On SDGs, U.K. B Corps and the Future of Sustainable Business

Each of the SDGs requires business to get involved in some shape or form if they are to be achieved. And if the…

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…

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.

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…

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,…

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…

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…