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SPECIAL SERIES: Not All Carbon Credits are Created Equal

Bringing “Truth to Power” on Climate Change Through Partnerships

Participant teamed with a number of NGOs – including the Climate Reality Project, Sierra Club, Environmental Defense Fund, Climate Hawks Vote, and Cool Effect – to develop co-branded websites that present a number of actions for individuals to take where they can use their voices, their votes, and their choices as consumers to fight climate change.

Ford Brushes Off Doubts About Electric Vehicles With $11 Billion Pledge

The Ford Motor Company is pushing ahead with a new fleet of all-electric vehicles and hybrids whether or not U.S. customers are ready.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Writes a $33 Million Check for Dreamers’ Tuition

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos recently donated $33 million to TheDream.US, an organization that says it provides up to 4,000 “dreamers” tuition for higher education programs.

U.S. Vehicle Fuel Economy Hits a New Efficiency Record

According to the EPA, average fuel economy for all model year 2016 vehicles stood at 24.7 miles per gallon. The overall average is a modest 0.1 mile decrease from the previous model year, but it is still a record. Not all environmental groups were impressed.

Climate Change Paves the Way for Canadian Community’s Coastal Highway

The climate is changing in Canada’s Arctic, and for one community that’s heralded bittersweet news. After decades of petitioning the government, they finally have a year-round road to drive on. The seasonal ice road was being eaten away by global warming.

NYC’s Decision Opens the Door to More Fossil Fuel Divestment Worldwide

New York City has embarked on a two-part plan to divest its municipal pension plans from fossil fuels. But in a massive equities market, can such tactics actually work?

ExxonMobil Plans to Sue Climate-Impacted Communities

ExxonMobil has petitioned a Texas county court for the ability to challenge 16 city, county and state officials about their involvement in an effort to coordinate lawsuits against the oil and gas giant. Meanwhile, New York City has jumped on board with a suit against Big Oil, the latest effort to attribute responsibility for climate change impacts.

U.S. Coal on the Ropes as Global Renewable Energy Developers Take the Reins

More evidence that renewable energy is here to stay: experienced developers, mature supply chain, big investments from oil companies help drive costs down.

NGOs Pressure BlackRock, JPMorgan to Stop Funding Oil Exploration in the Amazon

This week, Amazon Watch and CREDO announced they had delivered over 120,000 signatures on petitions urging BlackRock, Inc. and JPMorgan Chase to stop the financing of what activists say are destructive oil exploration activities in the Western Amazon region of Peru and Ecuador.

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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Smart City Briefing – The Role of Partnerships and Technology

LONDON, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ – The vision of smart cities is often of gleaming metropolis dominated by technological solutions to the issues that urban…

The Consumer Goods Forum Unveils New China Office – A Hub for Promoting Sustainable Business Growth

Leading global consumer industry association looks to ensure Chinese companies have their say in development of global industry; help create global alignment on…

Humana Foundation Announces Focus for the Future: Addressing Social Determinants of Health for Sustainable Community Impact

Evolution of foundation’s strategy aligns with Humana Inc.’s Bold Goal of improving the health of communities Humana serves

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