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How CSR Can Serve as an Incubator for Business Ideas

How CSR Can Serve as an Incubator for Business Ideas

“Doing well by doing good.” These are words that many companies live by. From manufacturing to the service industry, companies everywhere are interested in helping the world in a way that also helps the bottom line. It’s a win-win model for business.
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Education for Sustainable Development

Education for Sustainable Development

It’s been two years since the UN introduced the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a call to action embodied in 17 specific goals to tackle global issues like poverty, access to education, gender inequality, and climate change.
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How to Address Profitability in CSR Communications

How to Address Profitability in CSR Communications

The third “p” of triple bottom line clearly highlights the importance of “profitability.” However, it seems like many businesses are weary of discussing their CSR success in relation to financial success. Do you understand what it looks like to effectively communicate sustainability in pursuit of bolstering your brand image (and profits)?
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Future Proof for 2020: Do You Have the Top 5 Sustainability Skills to Survive?

Future Proof for 2020: Do You Have the Top 5 Sustainability Skills to Survive?

Last year, the World Economic Forum produced a report on the ‘Future of Jobs’, in which they outlined the 10 skills we’ll all be needing by 2020. I was revisiting this report recently for an executive coaching project I’m working on, and got to thinking about what their projections mean for the sustainability jobs market. How can sustainability professionals be 2020-ready? How can organizations future-proof their hiring strategies?
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Best Ways to Speed Up Renewable Energy Investment Globally

Best Ways to Speed Up Renewable Energy Investment Globally

One strong theme to emerge in the transition to a low carbon economy is that companies are now eager to access renewable energy as a bottom line consideration. That should help rev up decarbonization to an optimal speed — that is, a pace that meets the threshold needed to avoid catastrophic climate change. However, most countries still lack a policy framework that provides companies with an efficient pathway to access renewables.
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Corporate Social Responsibility Communication in the Digital Era

Corporate Social Responsibility Communication in the Digital Era

The digital age has paved way for a dynamic era of corporate communication. Everything from blogs and RSS feeds to webinars and social media give organizations new tools with which to interact directly with their stakeholders.
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Two Reasons Why Your CSR Program Should Engage Employees

Two Reasons Why Your CSR Program Should Engage Employees

The phrase “employees are our greatest asset” seems to be a common platitude at CSR conferences and in annual reports. But corporate responsibility communications are often outwardly focused — aimed at the media, investors, customers; the external community. There is much to be gained by focusing that lens inward, but when it comes to resource allocation, employee communications and engagement is often low on the list. Here are two good reason...
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How Social Consciousness Can Drive Financial Success

How Social Consciousness Can Drive Financial Success

What do 29 unbanked borrowers, one small business owner, 22 investors, and an investment platform have in common? They are working to create a better world where their roles benefit not only themselves, but also one another.
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Rethink the Runway: Mainstreaming Sustainable Fashion

Rethink the Runway: Mainstreaming Sustainable Fashion

It is becoming increasingly clear that the public wants to make greener fashion choices. As more people learn about the impact of their clothing, they want to be empowered to make more informed shopping decisions. According to the Savers State of Reuse Report, more than half of North Americans report they are more likely to practice reuse after learning about the clothing industry’s environmental footprint.
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Better Business Habits Can Embed Sustainability Into Your Organization

Better Business Habits Can Embed Sustainability Into Your Organization

Today’s consumers favor businesses that try to make a positive impact on society and the environment. Last year, Nielsen found found that nearly 75 percent of millennials are willing to pay more for a sustainable product.
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