SB Business: To Build a Future proof Brand, Build Your Global Expert Network

        November 18, 2013                         LEADERSHIP To Build a Future proof Brand, Build Your Global Expert Network     A few years ago, my ad agency was acquired by Maddock Douglas, an innovation agency based in …

SB Business: The Emerging, Not-for-Profit Economy

                                SOCIAL ENTERPRISE The Emerging, Not-for-Profit Economy     Across numerous countries, the economic contribution of the not-for-profit sector has been on the rise since the late 1990s. In Canada, for example, not-for-profit institutions now …

Hip Investor: Going Fossil-Free, a How-To Guide in PDF — and webinar

    IN THIS ISSUE: I. Going Fossil-Free, a How-To Guide in PDF — and webinar:  In partnership with 350.org, HIP co-authored Resilient Portfolios & Fossil-Free Pensions, showing city and states how to go fossil-free;  join us Weds, 6/19 for a collaborative webinar II. Federal Reserve Supports Investing for Impact: The Federal Reserve of …

Apple moves towards greener Chinese supply chain, report says

In the News Apple moves towards greener Chinese supply chain, report says By Linda Greer Though environmental issues still need serious attention, there’s progress in the IT sector, according to a local NGO. …Read More What McDonalds and P&G are doing to keep water risk at bay By Aaron Tilley …

Taking integrated reporting to another level

Taking integrated reporting to another level KLP – Kommunal Landspensjonskasse – Norway’s largest life insurance company, present their sustainability reporting for 2011. In accordance with the KLP philosophy of integrated reporting you will find extensive sustainability reporting in the quarterly non-financial accounts, which cover the most material indicators and are …

Coke, Ford join forces to juice supply of plant-based plastic

In the News Coke, Ford join forces to juice supply of plant-based plastic By Amy Westervelt Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and several other Fortune 500 companies are working to address the supply shortages that have stymied the goal of make the 100-percent plant-based plastic bottle ubiquitous….Read More Why are institutional investors ignoring …

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower Mindy Lubber hits the nail on the head this week with her power-of-many essay. Lubber — president of the nonprofit group Ceres, which is holding its annual conference this week in our hometown of Oakland, Calif. — looks at how companies like Timberland …