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SPECIAL SERIES: Making Agriculture "Climate Smart"

Reasons to Believe: Modern Agriculture and Climate Action

The VP of Global Sustainability, Stakeholder Engagement and Corporate Insights for Monsanto outlines the power and opportunity the agriculture industry has to abate climate change.

Oil Company Subsidies in Brazil a Huge Setback for Climate Action

In Brazil, a proposed bill would drastically lower the country’s federal taxes on the country’s vast offshore oil reserves – undercutting much of the global competition in the oil sector while increasing climate change risks worldwide.

Global Competition Launches to Transform Brownfield and Underused Sites Worldwide

C40 and 15 cities are searching for artists, architects, designers, developers, entrepreneurs and environmentalists to work together and compete for opportunities to transform these 46 sites worldwide into leading examples of urban sustainability and resiliency.

“Self-Forming” Renewable Energy Microgrids For U.S. Army — Puerto Rico Next?

In a tragic demonstration that renewable energy and microgrids offer greater resiliency, Puerto Rico is still struggling to restore conventional power.

When Lean Business Principles Visit the Vegetable Farm

The following are the five core lean business principles that have benefited Ben Hartman the most through his farming work.

World Toilet Day a Reminder 1 in 3 People Lack Access to Clean Sanitation

As World Toilet Day approaches, this day is a reminder that as more companies align their strategies with the SDGs, raising awareness about the need for improved sanitation is one way in which businesses can help solve this problem.

Upgrading Technology and Farming Methods Will Help India’s Mint Farmers: Mars

What happens if you introduce technology into the way farmers grow and harvest mint in India? Will it make it more profitable for farmers and offer a better quality of life? Mars, a major purchaser of menthol and peppermint oil, was banking on it. And it now has the stats to show it will.

SPECIAL SERIES: Not All Carbon Credits are Created Equal

Cool Effect Carbon Projects Capture the Imagination, While Improving Lives

If you were to pick your favorite way to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, what would it be? Would it be helping an endangered species survive in Madagascar’s rainforest? Or perhaps funding the creation of new and safer cookstoves that support small business development? Or a biogas project in a rural community that helps convert solids to power and methane to low-carbon energy?

Mining Giant Rio Tinto Sheds Coal for Good

Mining giant Rio Tinto is moving fast to sell off its last remaining coal operations. The company has put its Australian operations on the market, and once those assets are sold, the $33 billion mining juggernaut will no longer include coal within its global business operations.

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.

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Farming on the Highway Shoulder

New Pilot Project on The Ray Presents Opportunity for Erosion Mitigation, Economic Opportunity and Carbon Reduction

Dr. Erin Anastasi Honored With the 2017 UNFCU Foundation Women’s Empowerment Award for Her Work to End Fistula

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ – The UNFCU Foundation awarded Dr. Erin Anastasi, coordinator of the Campaign to End Fistula being led by…

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and SCORE Announce Pioneering Partnership to Provide Critical Mentoring Services to Inner-City Businesses

Alumni of ICIC’s Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program, which provides capacity-building, coaching and access to capital to inner-city entrepreneurs, will benefit from…

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