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Tag: Sustainability


Innovations in environmental and social behavior that enable organizations and society to operate for the long term


Socially Responsible Business

Leveling the Playing Field

US Federal subsidies encourage waste and incentivize unsustainable business practices.

By Jeffrey Hollender | 3 | Apr. 5, 2012


Sustainable Water Treatment

Featuring Daniel Smith | Mar. 23, 2012


Philanthropy’s New Bottom Line: A More Sustainable Capitalism

It’s time to look at investment and social-ecological resilience—not just as philanthropists and impact investors but as a species.


Socially Responsible Business

Another Look at “Carbon for Water” in Western Kenya

There needs to be more scrutiny around the use of the LifeStraw water filter and more debate about the validity of its carbon for water deal.

By Kevin Starr | 2 | Mar. 12, 2012


Filming Alternative Energy

Two documentaries explore the move from fossil fuels.

By Laura Starita | 1 | Mar. 2, 2012

Global Issues

Do You Think 2050 Is Far Away?

We cannot afford to let companies push sustainability to the periphery of their strategies.

By Charmian Love | 1 | Feb. 28, 2012
SSIR blogger Stephanie Wolcott is social responsibility director for the Alcoa Foundation in New York City and serves as content contributor to KIN Global at the Kellogg School of Management.

Socially Responsible Business

Collaborative Consumption: Doing More with Less…Together

A look at three new sharing enterprises.

By Stephanie Wolcott | 8 | Feb. 17, 2012


Shrinking Your Plastic Footprint

By Suzie Boss | 1 | Feb. 15, 2012

Economic Development

An Agricultural Peace Dividend

By William Foote | 2 | Feb. 15, 2012


Cents and Sensibility

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Feb. 15, 2012