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It's not the first company policy to press suppliers on climate — but it may be the first one with teeth
May 3, 2021 by Joel Makower
On the eve of GreenFin 21, a rich cache of trends.
April 12, 2021 by Joel Makower
Linking executive bonuses to sustainability metrics is making waves. But is it making a difference?
March 9, 2021 by Joel Makower
Rooting out child labor in a company supply chain is one thing. Doing something about it is another, complex story. Part 1 of a two-part series.
October 5, 2020 by Joel Makower
A new initiative aims to press companies to have a strong and active voice on climate policy in the United States. Your company and its campus recruiters just may be a target.
February 24, 2020 by Joel Makower
A new tool, released today, aims to push apparel and home furnishings companies further toward sustainability, and ramps up efforts by the textile and fashion industries to align material choices with the Sustainable Development Goals.
January 20, 2020 by Joel Makower
In our 100th episode: Why investors are bullish on sustainable infrastructure, what to expect from COP23, and how a diamond company helped build a nation.
November 10, 2017 by Joel Makower
Most of those working for large U.S. companies expect their CEO to be vocal about environmental and social issues, according to new research. And when it comes to the issues they care about most, renewable energy trumps immigration.
April 26, 2017 by Joel Makower
From the Pope's climate encyclical to big sustainability breakthroughs in finance, transportation and food, 2015 was full of major environmental milestones.
December 29, 2015 by Joel Makower
Why are companies putting a price on carbon? Execs from AEP, Exelon, Microsoft, TD Bank, Walt Disney and Xcel Energy provide some insight.
June 27, 2014 by Joel Makower
Companies including Ceasars Entertainment and Unilver are kicking their sustainability up a notch by making motivated employees a key part of the equation.
February 17, 2014 by Joel Makower
Creating platforms and networks for people to convene, innovate, and thrive doesn't take a tech revolution. More like a culture revolution.
November 5, 2012 by Joel Makower
What does it take for a major bank to make a major environmental commitment? Why would it do that?
April 23, 2012 by Joel Makower
As part of our ongoing look at 2012 sustainability trends, we examine the trend of gamification for good. Will it work to move the sustainability needle forward, or will we be saying "Game Over" down the road?
January 24, 2012 by Joel Makower
In the first of our look at 10 trends that will shape corporate sustainability in 2012, we explore how and why the chief financial officer has become the centerpoint of green initiatives within the enterprise.
January 18, 2012 by Joel Makower
A new report explores the emergence of the sustainability role in corporate America’s C-suites.
September 26, 2011 by Joel Makower
It's been easy to pooh-pooh employee engagement as a soft, feel-good endeavor. But no more.
September 19, 2011 by Joel Makower
Thirty years after the publication of my book on the health effects of office environments, things have changed significantly, though some things haven't.
July 5, 2011 by Joel Makower
(Episode 105): In the first of a three-part podcast series, the executive chef at the National Geographic Society explains how Sodexo has worked with the group to cut costs, reduce waste, and help earn LEED Platinum certification.
November 8, 2010 by Joel Makower
(Episode 101): Since its founding six years ago, the Presidio Graduate School has been at the forefront of sustainability business education, and Seyed Amiry, the head of the school, talks about the future of green business education, especially in tough economic times.
January 8, 2010 by Joel Makower
As we view the whatever-it's-called decade in the rearview mirror, it's tempting to assess what's transpired since the good old days of Y2K to see how far we've come — and how far we haven't.
January 4, 2010 by Joel Makower
We wanted to know what kinds of commitments — formal or informal — people were making in their companies.
January 4, 2010 by Joel Makower
Americans believe that companies should be at least as actively involved in maintaining and improving health as it has been in maintaining and improving the environment, and say they are more likely to purchase from, recommend, and invest in companies that act on health issues, according to a new survey.
December 21, 2009 by Joel Makower
A near-Herculean effort, Newsweek's new list of the greenest companies in the S&P 500 Index may be imperfect -- and are sure to be debated -- but they may also be the best effort to date to assess the mainstream corporate marketplace in the U.S.
September 21, 2009 by Joel Makower