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  • 3p Weekend: 7 Companies Investing in Sustainable Packaging

    1 August 2014, 2:00 pm by: Mary Mazzoni

    From mushrooms and potatoes to the quest for a recyclable toothpaste tube, this week we're tipping our hats to seven companies that are leading the charge in sustainable packaging design.
  • Sponging Up Solar Energy

    1 August 2014, 6:00 am by: Bill DiBenedetto

    This new sponge-like structure is a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon foam, which all works to create a “porous, insulating material structure that floats on water. When sunlight hits the structure's surface, it creates a hotspot in the…
  • Cargill Adopts a More Sustainable Palm Oil Policy

    1 August 2014, 5:30 am by: Leon Kaye

    Cargill recently issued a new sustainable palm oil policy, promising to respect human rights and halt deforestation associated with the industry.
  • New World Bank Policies Potentially Devestating to Poor, Indigenous People

    1 August 2014, 5:00 am by: Michael Kourabas

    It looks like the World Bank is succumbing to budgetary pressures and choosing to neglect its human rights responsibilities as the world’s largest and most influential development bank.
  • Live Twitter Chat on August 5: Kimberly-Clark and Greenpeace

    1 August 2014, 4:30 am by: Marissa Rosen

    Join TriplePundit and Aman Singh for a Twitter chat with Kimberly-Clark and Greenpeace about their working relationship and sustainability success stories. The chat will take place on August 5 at 1 p.m. EDT at #ForestSolutions.
  • Patagonia Giving Away Plant-Based Wetsuit Technology

    1 August 2014, 4:30 am by: Leon Kaye

    Patagonia is sharing its plant-based wetsuit technology with the goal to have it become a game-changer in the surf industry.
  • Need to Boost Employee Productivity? Add Some Plants

    1 August 2014, 4:00 am by: Sarah Lozanova

    Numerous studies indicate that indoor plants elevate moods, boost concentration levels and reduce absenteeism.
  • The Role of Touch in Business

    31 July 2014, 8:52 pm by: Pinchot University

    According to one researcher, “Hugs have positive impacts on self-esteem, relationships and upon the body’s ability to cope with stress.”
  • What Does Corporate Responsibility Mean When It Comes To the NSA?

    31 July 2014, 6:00 am by: Mary Mazzoni

    The unsettling details revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden last year generated quite a stir in the press, and large tech and telecom companies faced a wave of consumer backlash in the wake of the ongoing story. It's always easy to point fingers, but…
  • Reports Predict Disaster If Enbridge Pipeline Ruptures in Great Lakes

    31 July 2014, 5:30 am by: Andrea Newell

    A recent report by the University of Michigan illustrates the devastation that could occur if a 60-year-old pipeline carrying 23 million gallons of crude oil and natural gas fluids every day were to rupture in the Great Lakes, one of the largest sources of…
  • NLRB: McDonald’s Can No Longer Duck Responsibility for Bad Labor Practices

    31 July 2014, 5:00 am by: Eric Justian

    On Tuesday the U.S. National Labor Relations Board found that McDonald's is a joint employer with its franchisees and can be held accountable for the franchisee's poor labor practices.
  • Vodafone Grows Revenues by Connecting Women

    31 July 2014, 4:30 am by: Elaine Cohen

    Earlier this year, Vodafone published one of the most fascinating reports I have read in a long while about the effects of mobile technology on women's empowerment and improvement in quality of life.
  • Mars, Inc. Plans to Eliminate Fossil Fuel Use in Direct Operations by 2040

    31 July 2014, 4:30 am by: Gina-Marie Cheeseman

    Mars, Inc. has big sustainability goals. Its 2040 target is to eliminate all fossil fuel energy use and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from its direct operations. One way it is working towards the goal is by investing in renewable energy.
  • How a New Jersey Company Brought Wind Power to Operations in Nebraska

    31 July 2014, 4:00 am by: 3p Contributor

    Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD), a New Jersey-based medical devices and supply company, recently established a unique partnership with the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) to develop an option for renewable energy generation and usage in Nebraska, focusing…

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