Multicapitalism and the Two Faces of Integrated Reporting
If ever there was an auspicious moment in performance measurement and reporting, this is surely it. Multicapitalism has arrived!   Listen to how author Jane Gleeson-White puts it in her terrific...
Newsflash: Some Americans Stumped on Sustainability!
In November, Domtar Corporation — North America’s largest manufacturer of uncoated freesheet paper — conducted a national survey fielded by Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) Global that revealed, perhaps...
#Cleantech #WasteNot
Waste2Watergy Helping Beverage Companies Brew Power from Wastewater
Waste2Watergy, a Corvallis startup formed at Oregon State University, has secured a $225,000 federal grant to advance technology that cleans organics from brewery wastewater while producing...
#leadership
World’s ‘Most Admired’ Companies Also Are Sustainability Stars
Apple, Google and Berkshire Hathaway are the world’s most highly regarded companies, according to a new ranking by Fortune magazine.Amazon, Starbucks, Disney, Southwest Airlines, American...
soleRebels: Rising to the Top of the Footwear Industry Through Decent Work
“It was pretty basic. We self-financed. Five workers plus myself working inside a workshop situated on my grandmother’s plot of land inside our village of Zenabwork,” recalls Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu...
#packaging
New Packaging Concepts Could Cut Food Waste
UK recycled packaging manufacturer Spectra unveiled a number of new concepts emphasizing closure technology this week at an industry event in Birmingham.One of the new closure concepts is a two-piece...
What Does the Future of Sustainability in Academia Look Like?
This is the final question from a roundtable discussion with the directors of sustainability research centers at six top business schools.Through Georgia Tech’s new QEP (Quality Enhancement Program...
#behaviorchange
Report: Global Sustainable Investing Market Surpasses $21 Trillion
The global sustainable investment market has grown “substantially” in the past two years with assets reaching $21.4 trillion by the start of 2014, according to a new report by the Global Sustainable...
#BehaviorChange #Communication
Eat 'Green,' U.S. Dietary Panel Recommends – and That Doesn’t Mean Just Vegetables
A draft of the official new U.S. recommendations for Americans’ diets is out, and for the first time the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has advocated for strong consideration of environmental...
#Collaboration #SupplyChain
Why Transparency and Collaboration Are Vital to the European Commission’s CSR Strategy
As the European Commission (EC) prepares its new five-year strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), delegates at their Multi-Stakeholder Forum on CSR on 3rd and 4th February urged the EC...

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