At yesterday’s 2018 GRI Reporters’ North America Summit, participants geeked out on all the best ways to improve their sustainability reporting with increased materiality, stakeholder engagement and communications. But the conference also served newer reporters, sharing tips and tools for those who are just getting started with reporting.
Author: Jen Boynton
Last Saturday, the U.S. Climate Action Center at COP23 hosted a report launch with Michael R. Bloomberg and California Governor Jerry Brown to reaffirm a commitment to aggressive climate action, with or without the American federal government.
There is still a formal U.S. presence, but it’s a little bit like a party guest who critiques your wine choice. The party crashers, on the other hand, are on point.
The new Director of Futures Lab at BSR explains the difference between killer robots and killer AI and unlocks other longstanding mysteries for me.
The increased flexibility of work presents great opportunities for those with in-demand skillsets and the ability to engender trust and communication with distance employers. However, the rise of the gig economy presents huge challenges too. Lower wage employees who work in the gig economy lack many of the protections of traditional employment like healthcare, workers comp, job training and the job security of yore. And as of yet, the public sector hasn’t stepped in to bridge the gap. On the 25th anniversary of its first conference, BSR tackled this thorny subject in a session entitled The 21st-Century Social Contract.
At today’s Commit!Forum, Corporate Citizenship shared new research about corporate alignment with the UN sustainable development goals.
It was really only a matter of time before the cold-pressed, cold-packed, hand-selected direct-to-your-door meal movement made its way to baby food. But is this start-up from Jennifer Garner and the former CEO of Annie’s Homegrown solving a real problem?
He invited the human-sized squirrel onto “Last Week Tonight,” to poke fun at coal baron Robert E. Murray. It had to be done, he explained.
In our exclusive conversation, CEO Josh Tetrick outlines his efforts to keep his company laser-focused on efforts to eliminate the factory farm — even at the expense of short-term profit.
Interface carpet’s new Proof Positive carpet tile prototype sequesters carbon through a mix of materials science and renewable power — not carbon offsets.
It’s been a rough week in sustainability land (and an exciting one in 3p land!). In any case, we’re a bit worn down and we thought you might be too. Here’s some levity from Trevor Noah at the Daily Show:
Avid readers will have read the news. This week, TriplePundit was acquired by 3BL Media, the leading provider of distribution services for corporate social responsibility and sustainability news and content. As we whispered a sneak preview to friends and colleagues in person at the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit last week, it was hard to keep … Continued
Landscape restoration projects are the next big thing corporate sustainability programs should invest in. A group of panelists at the recent Change Makers forum in Stockholm urged H&M to lead with this approach.