Episode 88: Salesforce opts into SuperGreen; RE100 surfs change

August 11, 2017 by  
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In this week’s episode: Climate change’s $535 trillion debt; connecting health and human capital; does “An Inconvenient Sequel” live up to the hype?

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Why the world’s largest asset managers are pushing long-term thinking

July 27, 2017 by  
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BlackRock, State Street and Vanguard, which control more than $11 trillion in assets, are encouraging more regular disclosure of corporate governance practices.

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Could the U.S. benefit from a national green bank?

July 27, 2017 by  
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Third time’s the charm for the Green Bank Act of 2017.

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It’s the law: Big EU companies must report on sustainability

April 17, 2014 by  
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Beginning in 2017, nearly 7,000 large firms must reveal social, environmental and human rights impact, diversity and anti-corruption policies.

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7 Reusable Bags That Benefit Charity

December 18, 2013 by  
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These stylish bags benefit the environment and human welfare.

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The True Cost of ‘Fast Fashion’ Exposed in New Film

November 29, 2013 by  
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When you consider the toll cheap clothing takes on the environment and human welfare, are those $10 pants really worth it?

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Patagonia’s Black Friday Strategy: Use More, Shop Less

November 29, 2013 by  
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The outdoor apparel brand celebrates Black Friday by asking customers to celebrate what they already own and offering free screenings of a new short film, “Worn Wear,” at all of its stores nationwide.

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3 ways Walmart can improve its labor and human rights auditing

September 5, 2013 by  
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If you had access to 1 percent of Walmart's dividends, how would you protect labor and human rights?

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Tackling High-Tech Trash

November 23, 2010 by  
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This report from Demos looks at the size and scale of the e-waste challenge in the United States, where 400 million pieces of e-waste hit the waste stream per year, and provides solutions for reducing the toxic trash we generate.

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E-Waste Impacts Loom Over Black Friday

November 23, 2010 by  
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The biggest shopping day of the year is right around the corner, and two new reports take a look at just what this annual electronics-buying frenzy will mean for the environment and human health.

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