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A lot has happened in the world of sustainability since I wrote my first article here on TriplePundit. Here are my thoughts 1,000 posts later.
The Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) is serious about environmental stewardship, as its 16th annual sustainability report reveals. The multinational consumer goods company even met several environmental goals ahead of schedule.
Through the presentations at the Nov. 26 CBSR Summit in Toronto, a number of smart business arguments emerged about making sure corporate responsibility (CR) gets out of the CR (or CSR or Sustainability or ESG or … ) department and into other parts of the company.
Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise company with nine brands, reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 20 percent from shipboard operations, a year ahead of its target.
Panasonic and its partners have launched Fujisawa SST, a new smart growth town that aims to build a community of innovators.
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Over the past decade, rapidly made garments – sold at low prices and manufactured at even lower price points – have proliferated shopping centers across the nation. In some fast fashion shops, consumers can even buy an outfit for the price of a Happy Meal.
The Sierra Club is using an enterprise-level customer relationship management (CRM) platform in service of creating an online grassroots movement at scale.
We’re getting better at recycling our plastic bottles, metal cans and pre-loved clothes but we’re way off when it comes to tech recycling. Those behemoths that powered our office last millennia tend to end up where we least expect: in the landfill. Staples, Inc., which did the research has come up with a trade-in program to help solve that problem. But are today’s trade-in programs answering the call when it comes to those really old equipment that seem destined for quick and frustration-free disposal?
Patagonia continues its Black Friday tradition of defying the consumer spirit by launching another Worn Wear event — this time in concert with the sharing economy app Yerdle. Patagonia customers can bring in their worn gear and swap it for another Worn Wear item — or swap it using Yerdle online.
As demonstrated at the Conference Board of Canada’s CSR Summit in Toronto Oct. 29-30, a number of Canada’s most successful companies are leveraging their corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitments as opportunities to create fulfilling employee engagement opportunities.