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Climate Inaction is Fiscally Irresponsible, Says GAO

“The Government Accountability Office — if you will, the chief bean counter — is basically telling us that this is costing us a lot of money,” Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington told the New York Times. “We need to understand that as stewards of the taxpayer that climate is a fiscal issue.”

American Petroleum Institute Launches Voluntary Carbon Reduction Program

With the BLM methane rule delayed, will the fossil fuel industry actually regulate itself?

Cargill and WRI Map Out a Global Cocoa Footprint

According to a recent update from Cargill, its work with World Resources Institute has resulted in the mapping of 2.3 million acres of its cocoa supply chain across three continents – a step in preventing additional deforestation tied to the global chocolate industry.

A Green Marketing “Wild West”: Greenwashing in the Beef Sector

What are general types of greenwash to look for in the beef sector?

SPECIAL SERIES: Not All Carbon Credits are Created Equal

Carbon Offsets Help Salesforce Go Net Zero 33 Years Early

Salesforce, the world’s leading cloud provider, is now operating as a net zero company thanks in part to their partnership with Cool Effect and Proyecto Mirador.

A Year in CSR: The Top 10 Trends of 2017

In the past year, we’ve seen companies take this challenge and run – with compelling campaigns standing up for social justice issues, companies tackling disaster relief in new and effective ways and organizations sparking conversations on sometimes uncomfortable topics. We believe we will look back at 2017 not as the year of inaction, but the moment business took the plunge – going all in on comprehensive and compelling corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

Dell Launches World’s First Ocean Plastics Supply Chain

Dell announced that it will work with several of the world’s leading brands to develop what it describes as the world’s first commercial-scale, ocean-bound plastics supply chain.

Alaska Wildlife Open for Drilling; Tepid Demand from Big Oil

The U.S. held a new Alaska oil lease auction last week. Results indicate that Trump’s push to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge could fall flat.

From Romania to Costa Rica: The Persuasive Power of Green Mortgages

Groups in Romania and Costa Rica are creating a new kind mortgage that upends the industry, making it a given to choose a green home.

The Triple Bottom Line

At it's core, triple bottom line thinking ties the social and environmental impact of an organization’s activities to its economic performance.

Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a longstanding concept in business management. The theory is that when employees are engaged in the company's activities, they'll work harder and stay longer, which will reduce costs. Here we explore some popular ways to keep employees engaged.

Sustainability Reporting

Here we explore the many ways companies are reporting on their sustainability, from traditional GRI-indexed sustainability reports to visually dynamic websites that update in real time.

From Farm to Factory: A 3 Part Series on Social Impacts in Apparel

In this 3-part series is underwritten by C&A Foundation, we explore how cotton, supply chain transparency and bonded labor shape the apparel supply chain and influence the clothes on our backs.

From the Podium

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Dec

SC Johnson Goes Above and Beyond Regulatory and Industry Standards With Skin Allergen Transparency

Company Fulfills Commitment to Disclose Skin Allergens by Product
13
Dec

Sustainable Brands: Americans Want Brands to Help Them Live The Good Life

80% of consumers are loyal to businesses that help them live The Good Life
13
Dec

3Degrees Helps BART Negotiate Two New Renewable Energy Projects

Rigorous process allows BART to procure cost effective renewable energy

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