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Policy Points: When Employers Take the High Road, Society Moves Ahead

  By Michael Eberhart Forward-thinking business leaders are increasingly choosing to take the “high road” by offering their employees better wages, flexible schedules, and benefits like paid family leave and paid sick days. They understand that taking care of their employees is good for their business – increasing morale, productivity, and profits. But beyond that, … Continued

The 8 Dysfunctions of Sustainability

In a word, sustainability has to grow up.

How Harvey Weinstein Made Me Optimistic About Sustainability

The speed with which attitudes toward sexual misconduct are changing gives me hope that we can see a similar sea change with regards to sustainability. Black Friday is one of the best days of the year to consider our attitudes toward consumption.

Keystone XL Approval Brings High Risk, Few Jobs to Nebraska

A recent oil spill in South Dakota failed to rattle Nebraska regulators, who just approved a leg of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.

WRI Announces $2 Billion Commitment to Restoring Degraded Forests

Latin America and the Caribbean are due for an ecological makeover. The World Resources Institute (WRI) says it already has the funding committed to restore some 131 million degraded lands across the region. The project has 16 investors so far. Another 19 investors are already hard and work funding the restoration of more than 24 million acres.

SPECIAL SERIES: Not All Carbon Credits are Created Equal

Cool Effect Rolls Out Its Holiday Gift Packs

Communicating the need for eco-friendly concepts to family and friends can be a difficult at times, so Cool Effect has come up with a way to help. The projects not only help reduce carbon emissions, but give developing communities the step up that’s often needed to become sustainable

Ford Rolls Out First Plug-in Hybrid Police Car

Ford has rolled out a new plug-in hybrid police car that can drive up to 21 miles on a single charge and can go as fast as 85 miles per hour on battery power alone; in addition, the company promises the cars’ full hybrid-electric powertrain has a total range of 500 miles.

Deforestation Puts Almost $1 Trillion in Assets at Risks Worldwide

According to a report issued today by CDP, deforestation is leaving as much as $941 billion in assets worldwide at risk as they are linked to commodities tied to deforestation.

In Futile Attempt to Remain Relevant, U.S. Tries to Sell Coal Stocks to Developing Countries

In a sharp departure from reality, a U.S. energy policy spokesman revived an outdated “zombie” argument for coal during the climate talks in Bonn.

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


Global Sustain Presented the Yearbook 2016/17 in Berlin

Global Sustain proudly presented the 10th Yearbook entitled “The Energy (R)evolution”

Industry Giants Convene in Israel to Discuss Sustainability

Isreal to Host Corporate Social Responsibility Conference on “Innovation for Good Life”. Event Includes Immersive Field Tours and Speakers from, Procter & Gamble,…

Consumers Energy Provides $100,000 Payment to Jackson Manufacturer for Using Less Energy on Hottest Days

Gerdau among 125 businesses to reduce energy, lowering costs for others

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UNWTO Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth, Montego Bay, Jamaica

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Giving Tuesday Twitter Chat: #CarbonCantHide

After the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend, tune in on Giving Tuesday to explore the voluntary carbon market, how to participate, and why now…
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