#BusinessCase: Gap, H&M, Levi's, Target Mills Save $14.7M Through NRDC's Clean by Design Program
The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) this week announced the stunning latest results of its Clean by Design program, a global model for sustainable manufacturing that is working with...
L'Oréal Reduces CO2 Emissions 50% in First Year of Sustainable Development Plan
Just one year after the launch of its ambitious Sharing Beauty with All program for sustainable development, cosmetics giant the L'Oréal Group has today revealed significant improvements in the first...
Permission to Care: Moving From Anxiety to Action on Climate Change
Over the past few years, I’ve been fortunate to participate in discussions about climate change threats and environmental issues with people across private, public, governmental, and research sectors...
How Healthcare Pros Can Build the Business Case for More Sustainable Hospitals
The link between a healthy environment and public health outcomes has become increasingly evident. President Obama recently used his proclamation of Public Health Week to highlight the relationship...
The 'Quaint Economy' 2.0: Will Etsy Be Selling Its Soul Along with Its Shares?
Etsy’s IPO begins trading tomorrow, Thursday, April 16th. The online craft marketplace will be the largest B Corp to go public.Etsy’s stated mission — “To reimagine commerce in ways that build...
RE100 Initiative Now Recruiting Chinese Companies to Switch to 100% Renewables
RE100, a global initiative aimed at recruiting and encouraging major companies to use 100 percent renewable power across their operations, has announced a partnership with the China Renewable Energy...
#BusinessCase: By 2025, Dow Expects to Generate $1B by Valuing Natural, Human Capital
The Dow Chemical Company announced today a strategic set of commitments designed to redefine the role of business in society. Dow says its 2025 Sustainability Goals use a global lens to magnify the...
#leadership
B Lab's ‘Best for the World’ List Grows to 120 Companies
A total of 120 companies worldwide were recognized on Tuesday for “creating the most positive overall social and environmental impact” by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the fourth annual ‘B...
BCFN Hosting Contest for Innovators Under 35 to Solve Global Food Problems
The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition's (BCFN) Young Earth Solutions! (YES!) program is running its fourth innovation contest to encourage young researchers and university students under...
#BigData #NewMetrics
As Sustainability Goals Get Harder to Meet, Better Analytics Can Create Competitive Advantage
Driven by consumer demands, and greater concern for resource scarcity and productivity, more companies are tracking and reporting performance in an effort to meet corporate sustainability goals. But...

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