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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.

In Michigan, Walk for Warmth Combines Corporate and Grassroots Action to Help with Winter Heating Costs

Across Michigan, Walk for Warmth events raise funds to help struggling Michigan families pay their utility bills during the Wolverine State’s harsh winters.

It’s Lights Out for Sam’s Club Workers, Despite Trump’s New Tax Law

Trump championed the new tax law as a boon to U.S. workers, but it didn’t stop Walmart from closing 63 Sam’s Club stores and laying off thousands.

Top CEOs Urges Congress to Act on DACA This Week

Many corporate leaders say they have had enough over the uncertainty of DACA, as the ongoing saga is affecting everything from employee morale to the potential drag on their business.

Transportation Now Largest Source of U.S. Emissions, While Renewables Surge

After years of power generation emitting the most carbon in the U.S., that badge is now worn by the country’s transportation sector. This switch is the first time emissions from power generation were less than those from transport since the late 1970s.

Coal on the Chopping Block as Trump Ponders NAFTA Withdrawal

Indications are growing that President Donald Trump will pull the U.S. out of NAFTA, effectively killing the market for coal power generation in the U.S.

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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Consumers Energy Seeks Public Input in Developing Long-Term Energy Plan

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ – Consumers Energy is taking input from the public as it develops a long-range plan that will help…

VolunteerMatch and Forward It On Partner to Bring Meaningful Volunteer Opportunities to Corporate Employees

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ – VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and Forward It On, a web-based corporate giving platform, announce…

Shaping a Future of Sustainable Trade: The Foreign Trade Association Becomes amfori

BRUSSELS, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ – The Foreign Trade Association is now amfori, the organisation for trade with purpose. As the world continues to change…

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