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Five Steps To Building A Corporate Social Responsibility Program

<i>Photo via Craig Whitehead</i><p>Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) may seem like a daunting undertaking. But, with a tangible action plan, large and …

CSR

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Acquisition Gone Wrong: Tesla Can't Find a Home For Solar Energy

Tesla is shrinking its solar business at an astonishingly fast rate.<p>In the second quarter of 2016, SolarCity was on the top of its game in the U.S. …

The upside of being grumpy

Here's why you should embrace your ill-tempered nature, instead of fighting against it.<p>From better cardiovascular health to a greater productivity, a little bit of an ill mood can have surprising upsides.<p>Check out this video to have a look, and go to this piece by Zaria Gorvett to learn more.

grumpy

How to reduce heat extremes by 2-3 degrees Celsius: How changing crops, moving to no till agriculture and lightening infrastructure can reduce extreme temperatures.

How changing crops, moving to no till agriculture and lightening infrastructure can reduce extreme temperatures.<p>New research shows how simple, proven …

These Are the Biggest Risks for Businesses in 2018, According to the World Economic Forum

A slew of security, financial, and environmental threats will pose the greatest risk to businesses around the world in 2018, according to a …

World Economic Forum

Top 10 Money Earning Careers in Sustainability

With the right academic training careers in sustainability can earn you a lot of green. Sustainability is more than just a buzz word it is also an …

Sustainability

'It's shocking, it's horrendous': Ellen MacArthur's fight against plastic

She broke the solo record for sailing round the world, but now she is dedicating her life to an even greater challenge – saving it from the destructive tide of plastic pollution<p>Trophies from her past glories as a competitive yachtswoman are placed discreetly around the 16th-century building on the …

Sustainability

8 Best Coworking Spaces In Indonesia You Must See

<b>Indonesia’s dynamic startup ecosystem is currently thriving, fostered by a number of amazing coworking spaces all across the country.</b><p>Although Bali …

Asia

This 24-year-old used Snapchat to launch a startup so successful, he turned down jobs at Facebook and Uber - all while fighting cancer

24-year-old Khallil Mangalji is a happy guy. He just closed a $1.8 million round of venture funding for his two-year-old startup, Fiix, and got some …

Amazon Web Services

The 10 most serious problems in the world, according to millennials

Nearly half (48.8%) of the survey participants chose climate change as their top concern, and 78.1% said they would be willing to change their lifestyle to protect the environment.<p>Survey respondents were also in near unequivocal agreement over the cause of climate change. Over 91% of respondents …

Top 10

Uber CEO to Take Leave, Have Diminished Role After Scandals

Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick told staff he plans to take a leave of absence, without disclosing a return date. The …

University of Michigan

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired for the Job You Want | Inc.com

A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview, so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe you've done the same. Maybe you've submitted plenty of resumes. Maybe …

Employment

Plastic pollution blights Bay of Bengal – in pictures

In India, 6,000 tonnes of plastic waste lies uncollected every day. Some of this washes up in Tamil Nadu state, where it pollutes and contaminates the food and water of communities living along the Bay of Bengal<p>All photographs by Jacques de Lannoy

Pollution

9-year-old girl seeks clean air for her generation, sues Indian government over pollution

Ridhima Pandey is living proof that no one's too young to fight climate change.<p>The nine-year-old girl recently filed a legal case against the Indian …

10 ways to make the most of a garden wall

If you have a garden wall that soaks up the sun for part or all of the day, treasure it and rejoice. Walls abound with gardening opportunity as they offer a vertical microclimate that you can turn into invaluable growing space. The next sunny day, become a wall-watcher. Notice which of yours are …

Gardening

Turning Trash Talk into Action: A Story of Ibadan, Nigeria

In a rapidly urbanizing world, our incautious thirst for plastics and non-degradable products continues to adversely affect local environments and …

World Economy

The tech solutions to end global hunger

<b>(CNN) —</b> What do you do when you see or hear something strange and want to learn more? Perhaps no one around you knows, so you go online or turn to social media.<p>Within minutes, you can find or crowd-source an answer to your mystery, keeping it from perplexing you any longer.<p>Now, take that scenario …

Agriculture

We sent a vegetarian to see if meatless burgers can convert carnivores

The Impossible Burger is making a big impression on foodies, chefs and vegetarians, but can it find its way onto the McDonald’s menu?<p>I hold the burger with both hands and bring it, somewhat trepidatiously, to my mouth. I commit myself to at least one bite. As I close my eyes and chew, some long …

Agriculture

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>Whether it’s trying to figure out which job you should take, deciding to quit your job to start a business, move to a new …

Time Management

Climate Change Just Opened a 'Gateway to the Underworld' in Siberia

​In the heart of Siberia’s boreal forest gapes a monstrous chasm local Yakutians call a "gateway to the underworld."<p>In the heart of Siberia's boreal forest gapes a monstrous chasm local Yakutians call a "gateway to the underworld," connecting this life to the next.<p>The ominous crater, which looms a …

Global Warming

World Ocean Day: 12 reasons we should all care more about saving our seas

There are obvious reasons to care about the Earth's environment - global warming, and the litter and rubbish we can actually see are physically apparent to us.<p>However, the damage to our oceans is somewhat less obvious - because most of the environmental issues the seas face are submerged in the …

Pollution

Revealed: Ontario’s ‘climate change action plan’ | Toronto Star

There will also be incentives for rural residents to replace inefficient wood-burning stoves with more modern equipment that burns fewer logs.<p>In all, …

Electric Vehicles

In Chile, Solar Power Outgrows the Grid, So They’re Giving it Away

In a cautionary tale illustrating the complex challenges of integrating renewable energy into the electrical grid, spot electricity prices in Chile …

Renewable Energy