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Ten Reasons Not to Measure Impact—and What to Do Instead

By Mary Kay Gugerty & Dean KarlanOrganizations must prioritize collecting and analyzing the data needed to manage implementation and improve programs.

Management

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We are experiencing a revolutionary era in which business engagement is becoming essential in addressing today’s most complex global issues. In a …

Temasek CEO to businesses: Don’t retrench obsolete workers, re-skill them

Companies need to “step up” their role in upskilling and re-skilling workers for an uncertain future shaped by technology, Temasek CEO Ho Ching said …

Asia Pacific

Artificial Intelligence: The Miracle and the Menace - Diplomatic Courier

Artificial Intelligence (AI) may well be the most powerful technology of the 21st century, helping to solve humanity’s most complex unsolved …

Artificial Intelligence

What Corporate Leaders Are Saying About the Business of Gender Equity

The Shared Value Leadership Summit brings together 400 global leaders every year to explore opportunities for shared value across industries and …

Sustainable Business

How Communications Technology Is Supporting Human Rights: A Q&A With Verizon CSR Director Chris Lloyd

<b>SOURCE:</b> Verizon DESCRIPTION:As host of the 20th General Assembly of The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) held last week in New York, Verizon …

Human Rights

5 ways Duke Energy is using drone technology

For nearly a century, unmanned aerial vehicles – or drones – were primarily tools for the military, but in the last decade, the use of drones for …

Drones

Artificial Intelligence as a Force for Good (SSIR)

By Gideon Rosenblatt & Abhishek GuptaRecent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence offer enormous benefits for mission-driven organizations and …

Empowering Youth through the Global Goals - Diplomatic Courier

Schools around the world are facing similar challenges of increased urban migration, digital divides, and unsatisfactory teacher training; meanwhile, …

Education

Food for Thought: How Brands, Farmers, Entrepreneurs Are Reshaping Food and Ag

Last week, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, …

Agriculture

The audit manifesto - contributing a vibrant audit profession - Mazars Creating Shared Value

<i>Do users of audit reports trust auditors to arrive at the right answers in relation to the really big challenges facing business?</i><p><b>Mazars’ objectives</b> …

Human Rights

UN’s Faremo Eyes Artificial Intelligence Potential For SDGs At IPsoft ‘Digital Summit’

While the exact definition of Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be broad, one thing is certain in that there will be impacts on society.

Artificial Intelligence

eKutir: The Human-Digital Platform Curating the Future of Food

<i>As we get ready to select our semi-finalists for the 2018 Sustainable Brands Innovation Open, we wanted to check in with last year’s semi-finalists</i> …

Smart working

A better approach to sustainability is a better approach to business

Sponsored: Learn how Mohawk's commitment to environmental stewardship and the circular economy has translated into a dramatic increase in value for …

4 ways to increase internal collaboration and advance sustainability objectives

Building sustainable businesses requires zooming out and seeing the bigger picture.

Green Champions: Five Takeaways from Conversations with Sustainability Leaders

In “Conversations with Green Champions,” Philip Rundle, Rolland president, talks to customers and partners about their practices: what it means to be …

Fight for Love: Five Ways to Mobilize Millennials Behind Your Cause

For decades, the <b>ASPCA</b> has been advocating for better breeding practices and adoption for dogs with campaigns that focused on educating the public on …

Product, Service & Design Innovation

<b>Many aspects of sustainability involve upending our conventional approaches to business — and the way we design, produce, market, distribute and</b> …

Social Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, and Innovation in China and the United States (Blog)

By Kathleen Kelly JanusChinese and American philanthropists have more in common than one might think.

The time for stewardship

<b>We usually think of stewardship as looking after property for others. While it initially meant taking care of minor tasks, the role of the steward</b> …

5 ways to engage your senior leadership on sustainability strategy

BSR knows that aligning business strategy and sustainability takes more than an on-board board, so expert corporate leadership is integral.

We need a gender revolution, not an evolution

In a year that's seen the voice of women rise to the forefront, news of a widening gender gap only highlights how much work we still need to do.

Purpose Is Becoming More Critical to Attract, Retain Employees

A new report has found that more than 1 in 4 British managers would take a pay cut for a purpose-led job, a third would leave their job if the …

Tackling Digital Security Across Civil Society (Blog)

By Josh Levy & Katie GillumFour steps civil society organizations and their funders can take to begin addressing digital risk.

Trending: More Startups Revolutionizing the Food Industry

Everyone’s gotta eat – and it makes for a big industry. Globally, food and agriculture is a $7.8 trillion industry. Its also growing (pun intended): …

10 Startups to Pitch Sustainable Chemistry, Material Solutions to BASF, J&J, P&G

The <b>Green Chemistry & Commerce Council</b> (<b>GC3</b>), a multi-stakeholder collaborative that drives the commercial adoption of sustainable chemistry, has …

Embracing Blockchain to Empower Consumers to Address Their Climate Impacts

Imagine buying a pair of shoes and being able to address the carbon emissions from those shoes’ production and transportation right when you buy …

Harnessing Innovation in the World’s Startup Nation

By Jan Lee<b>SOURCE:</b> TriplePunditDESCRIPTION:<i>This article is sponsored by Maala and went through our normal editorial review process.</i> Innovative …

Leadership in Africa: bridging the generation gap

<b>The quality of development in Africa now depends on a key resource: business leaders capable of working beyond the local market, in other countries,</b> …