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World Leaders React To The Reality Of A Trump Presidency

Many of the presidential memorandums and executive decisions will fundamentally affect countries around the globe.<p>In his first week in office, President Donald Trump announced a multitude of plans and decisions that will have dramatic consequences for people in the United States. Many of the …

Donald Trump

Sanofi: Using Materiality to Build a Strong, Focused CSR Strategy | Case Studies | BSR

The Challenge<p>Since 2010, Sanofi has used the materiality principle to ensure that its CSR strategy addressed the issues of greatest importance to …

6 Holly, Jolly Ways to Photograph Timeless Memories This Holiday Season

Holiday songs and jingles, decorative sights and sounds – holidays are here! It's been sung as the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” for many …

Session: Transparency in Human Rights Due Diligence | BSR Conference 2014

Session Title: Transparency in Human Rights Due Diligence<p>Highlights<p>Companies face more pressure than ever before to disclose the findings from their …

Fashion’s B Corporations Blend Business with Social Good

A ‘B Corporation’ is a for-profit company that commits itself to the pursuit of social goals. But can being a B Corp also have business benefits?<p><b>NEW</b> …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Integrated Reporting - An Adjective, A Verb Or A Noun?

The ability to change the atmosphere in a whole room, regardless of size, through honesty and admission can be physically tangible, especially when …

Fjaðrárgljúfur, The Most Beautiful Canyon in the World

Have you eve seen a canyon so beautiful? Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland that's known for its breathtaking beauty. It's up to 330 feet deep and about one-and-a-quarter kilometers long, with a river called Fjar flowing through it. Created by a progressive erosion of flowing water …

New Study Compares Perspectives of Current and Future Sustainability Leaders – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

SAN FRANCISCO, C.A., Nov. 06 /CSRwire/ - BSR (Business for Social Responsibility), GlobeScan, and Net Impact have jointly released a new industry …

Striking Pictures From International Space Station Reveal Gorgeous Earth

Amazing Pixelated Structure Composed of Perfectly Arranged Cubes

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto was recently commissioned by Paris-based art gallery Philippe Gravier to produce this beautifully innovative installation for the FIAC art fair in Paris' Jardins des Tuileries. The project, entitled <i>Many Small Cubes</i>, is composed of stacks of variously sized aluminum …

Art

Can Bjarke Ingels’s Ambitious, 20-Year Plan Revitalize The Smithsonian?

The Danish architect faces a big challenge in bringing his eclectic style to a stodgy site.<p>Bjarke Ingels, who, at 40, is the architecture world’s wunderkind, has been tasked with the immense project of renovating and revitalizing the Smithsonian Institution on the south side of the National Mall in …

Architecture

15 Photos That Will Convince You That Iceland Belongs on Another Planet

With huge volcanoes, erupting geysers, grand glaciers, and majestic waterfalls, Iceland has a little something for everyone. Particularly for photographers, however, Iceland is like a dream. The Nordic country, that lies between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean, is one of the most sparsely …

The Peel River Watershed: The Endangered Wilderness of Canada’s Yukon

Changing Planet<p><i>This article is brought to you by the</i> <i>International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP)</i><i>. Read our</i> <i>other articles</i> <i>on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow Photographers all around the world.</i><p>Text and photos by Peter Mather, Fellow at the …

Value diluted

IN 2013 a Chilean court ruled that Barrick of Canada, the world’s largest gold-mining firm, could not go ahead with its Pascua Lama mine until it …

Plum Organics’ quest to do good poses legal risk to Campbell Soup

Days after completing the biggest deal of his life, Neil Grimmer was about to ask his new employer to do something that could expose it to shareholder lawsuits.<p>It was June 2013 and food giant Campbell Soup Co. had just paid millions of dollars to buy Plum Organics in Emeryville, the healthy baby …

18 Photos of People Awestruck by the Beauty of Nature

Nature has a way of making our problems feel small and insignificant, an incredible view can change our whole perspective on life. While in Moab, Utah for a March photo shoot adventure, photographer Jerry Patterson captured a shot of the Milky Way through the arches of beautiful sandstone …

Nature Photography

The World’s Biggest Companies Are Worried About Running Out Of Water

The threat isn’t lost on the world’s biggest companies. A new report from CDP, a London-based non profit, reveals that a large number are worried …

How Wearables Are Being Used For Social Good

By Adele Peters3 minute Read<p>Most wearables are focused on feeding off of self obsession: How many miles you ran in a day, how much stress you’re …

Patagonia launches 'Vote the Environment' campaign

The apparel company is campaigning to overcome voter apathy in order to elect officials who will support replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy.<p>…

Microsoft to Build First Zero-Carbon Data Center

Image Credit: Microsoft<p>Related:<p>Microsoft, Siemens and FuelCell Energy have come together to build what they claim is the first zero-carbon, …

Global Sustain Partners with Social Value International – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

LONDON, Nov. 10 /CSRwire/ - Global Sustain announces a membership agreement with Social Value International, the largest international social value …

The Journey Towards Integrated Reporting: Q & A Session with Trailblazing Companies Novo Nordisk, Prudential Financial, and Vancity (WEBINAR)

Organizer: Global Compact Network Canada<p>Date: 11.12.14, 01:00PM – 11.12.14, 02:00PM ET<p>Location:www.globalcompact.ca<p>Sponsor:Global Compact Network …

Levi’s, IFC Incentivize EHS Standards

Levi Strauss & Co is working with International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, to provide financial incentives for garment …

How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a …

Chief Sustainability Officers have Expanded from Tactical Executors to Strategic Lynchpins: New Report – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct. 27 /CSRwire/ - Chief Sustainability Officers (CSOs) have expanded their responsibilities from internal program managers to …

BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey 2014 | Reports | BSR

This year's results underscore the importance of increasing transparency to improve low public trust in business, among other key sustainable …

Four Microinsurance Trends for Large Insurers | Blog | BSR

For large, commercial insurers, microinsurance is an exceptional example of a dual value proposition: a product that is both responsible and …

AOL CEO To Lead Venture Fund Aimed At Female-Led Startups

AOL CEO Susan Lyne is stepping down for a position with an in-house AOL venture fund aimed at supporting digital startups led by women. Lyne, who was …