When It Really Isn't Business as Usual: Can There Be Principle Without 'Principle'?: Part III
In Parts I and II of this Series, we gave evidence to support the unlikely hypothesis of an emerging conscience amongst some mainstream companies. For example, while the recent tipping-point-on-...
CVS Health Taps IBM's Watson to Develop Care-Management Solutions for Chronic Disease
CVS Health and IBM have announced they will use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing to transform care management services for patients with chronic disease. The partnership...
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OK ... Now What? The Future of Natural Capital Accounting Metrics
Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) is an emerging methodology in the private sector, aimed at measuring the dependency and impact of companies on natural systems. NCA helps in quantifying the value of...
#Cleantech #BehaviorChange
NRG's 'Power Behind the Plug' Campaign Challenges Americans to Think About Where Their Energy Comes From
NRG Energy has launched Power Behind the Plug, an evocative 90-second film and campaign that seeks to illustrate how people react when they actually take a moment to think about where their power...
365 Companies, Investors Send Letters Announcing Support for EPA's Clean Power Plan
In an unprecedented show of business support for tackling climate change, 365 companies and investor groups sent letters today to more than two dozen governors across the United States voicing their...
#ICT&BigData
Google Tests Air Pollution Monitoring With Street View Cars
Google and environmental sensor networks firm Aclima announced this week that they have partnered to map and better understand urban air quality.Three Google Street View cars equipped with Aclima’s...
BASF, thinkstep Scaling Collaborative Approach to Sustainable Product Portfolios: Part 2
At SB ’15 San Diego last month, chemical giant BASF and sustainability software and consulting company thinkstep announced their collaboration in making BASF’s Sustainable Solution SteeringTM method...
#HumanCapital
Dave's Killer Bread Launches Foundation, Invites Fans to Support Second-Chance Employment
Capping a decade of success employing people with criminal backgrounds and upending expectations in the bread category, Dave’s Killer Bread (DKB) this week launched the newly formed Dave’s Killer...
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UPS Halfway to Driving 1 Billion Miles With Clean Fuel Fleet By 2017
UPS logged 154 million miles in 2014 toward its goal of driving 1 billion miles with its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017 — an almost threefold increase from 2013,...
Co-operative Bank Upholds ‘Beyond Carbon Neutral’ Commitment, Customer-Led Ethical Policy
The UK-based Co-operative Bank has published its first Values and Ethics report, highlighting its significant environmental achievements, along with progress against its customer-led Ethical Policy,...

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