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How an Olympic Mindset Can Empower Social Impact Leaders

Watching the Olympics last month, we saw athletes from all parts of the world pursue their goals without letting anything or anyone get in the way.  Their commitment and mindset teach us essential lessons for how we, as social impact professionals, must approach our work every day.

GM Says Landfill-free Plants Are Just the Beginning

General Motors today is one of the leading companies, with their RE100 commitment to renewable power, their innovative line of electrified vehicles, and their unparalleled commitment to waste-free facilities.

Ocado Repurposes Uniforms Through Unique Partnership

Ocado, the world’s biggest pure-play online retailer, has been determined to do something to not only reduce the environmental impact of its staff uniforms – but to do so in a way that directly benefits people too.

Bridgestone Tires Issues New Sustainability Goals for 2050

Bridgestone says it’s committed to meeting new sustainability goals by 2050. While it isn’t the first tire company to issue new sustainability goals, it’s a sign that more pressure is being exerted on rubber producers to reduce deforestation in Southeast Asia and other rubber-producing areas of the world.

Michigan 2-1-1: State-of-the-Art Planning Keeps Residents Warm

Michigan 2-1-1 is more than an information database. It provides an essential web of services that help state residents stay connected when need arises. We talk with the agency’s Executive Director Tom Page to find out how the a coalition of more than 7,000 organizations and programs ensures the power stays on for Michiganders, even during difficult financial times.