Blog Profile / Triple Pundit

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Archived Since:February 17, 2011

Blog Post Archive

3p Weekend: 8 Startups Crafting the Future of Urban Agriculture

As the urban farming industry gains more profile (it was a hot topic at this year's Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit), a growing number of companies are turning greens into gold.

Climate Progress Continues Despite Changes in the Federal Administration

Former U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols explain why.

Spirit of Ramadan Guides BRIDGE America to Help Refugees Adapt to a New Life

As Ramadan begins across the Muslim world, BRIDGE America represents the spirit of this important time of year as it strives to improve the lives of refugee families arriving to the U.S.

OECD: Climate Action Can Boost World’s Economy By 5 Percent

Investment in climate change mitigation could add as much as 5 percent to G20 nations' GDP by mid-century, says the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Want to Erase Carbon Emissions? Eat Beans, Say Researchers

Could Americans really give up beef in exchange for more plants? One group of researchers say it's the fastest way to reduce carbon emissions.

Chinese Wind Turbine Manufacturer Offers Free Training and Jobs to Coal Miners

A major turbine manufacturer says it will train former coal workers for free to staff a massive wind power installation in Wyoming. And it just so happens that the company is based in China.

Unilever Defends Long-Term Corporate Strategy, Rejects Buffett Takeover Comments

The 2017 season for corporate annual reports and general meetings is in full swing. And the overarching question for companies is how to reconcile dueling visions of corporate purpose: sustainable long-termism versus short-term shareholder value maximization.

Philadelphia Sues Wells Fargo Over Discriminatory Lending Practices

Racial discrimination in mortgage lending is prohibited under the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). But the city of Philadelphia says the practice is still alive and well at Wells Fargo.

Solar-Powered EV Charging Arrives in the San Joaquin Valley

Local officials touted the launch of an extensive solar-powered electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the San Joaquin Valley. But is this money well spent in an area where EVs are still a rare sight?

Wrangler Wants to Increase the Supply of Sustainable U.S. Cotton

Wrangler plans to expand a pilot program to boost the supply of more responsible cotton in the U.S., the company announced during the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit this week.

L’Oreal Takes Eco-Certification Mainstream

The Biolage R.A.W line is made with "the highest levels of biodegradability," and the new R.A.W. shampoo is 99 percent biodegradable, L'Oreal says.

Embracing an Audience-First Approach to Sustainability Communications

thinkPARALLAX spoke with Chris Librie, eBay’s senior director of global impact and giving, about the relationship between sustainability and communications.

Market-Based Solutions To Create Good Jobs And Grow Local Economies

Almost half of American workers make less than $15 per hour — and women and people of color are the worst off. But minor adjustments to public policy already on the books could improve wages for workers and boost local economies, say the Surdna Foundation and Pacific Community Ventures.

How We Can Advance Sustainability Despite an Absent EPA

Despite the Donald Trump administration’s determination to roll back as many environmental protections as possible, a substantial number of companies are interested in supporting regulations that help protect the environment. Concerned...Show More Summary

Google Sued Over a Culture of Leaks Mixed with Intimidation

Google's culture of secrecy has gone too far, say employees. And some filed a lawsuit alleging that the tech giant ran afoul of California labor law.

P&G, 3M, IP and American Forest Foundation Boost Responsible Forestry in the Carolinas

P&G, 3M, and International Paper have announced a partnership with the American Forest Foundation to boost sustainable forestry efforts across the Carolina plains region.

Clean Energy Employs Almost 10 Million People Worldwide

According to IRENA, 9.8 million people work in the global renewables sector as of the end of 2016. Solar power has driven much of that growth, but increases in employment are also apparent in the biofuels and wind power sector.

Environmentalists Sue Scott Pruitt, EPA for Illegal Legislative ‘Obstructions’

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and his agency are being sued by the Center for Biological Diversity -- again.

Unilever’s Sustainable Living Brands Grew Faster Than the Rest of Its Business

Unilever's Sustainable Living brands grew more than 50 percent faster than the rest of its business while delivering over 60 percent of the company's growth last year.

Fetzer Vineyards and Full Sail Brewing: Pioneers in Wastewater Recycling

U.S. wine and beer companies are finding that water efficiency is key to a sustainable, profitable business. We spoke with Fetzer Vineyards and Full Sail Brewing about the techniques they use to recapture this valuable resource in their operations.

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