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Posted: Dec 16, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
New movements have emerged, often rooted in religious or ethnic identity. This shift is linked to the wider decline of progressive social movements, the loss of faith in universalist values, and the replacement of ideological politics with the politics of identity.
Posted: Dec 11, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
CSR trends to watch in 2016 by Maeve Miccio.
Posted: Dec 09, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Energy, fashion, money: Part Four of a series on the how-to questions to make sustainability and impact the main show in town.
Posted: Dec 04, 2015 – 06:30 AM EST
Recently, I led two panels at a symposium in Chicago on gender equality on boards and in the C-suite. The event approached the problem and solution through the lens of the investor and social impact organizations – and our power to compel change.
Posted: Dec 02, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Energy, fashion, money: Part Three of a series on the how-to questions to make sustainability and impact the main show in town.
Posted: Nov 30, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
How environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters can be integrated into mainstream business strategy.
Posted: Nov 25, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Energy, fashion, money: Part Two of a series on the how-to questions to make sustainability and impact the main show in town.
Posted: Nov 23, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Most revolutions involve chaos, confusion, even pain and violence. Those on the side of positive change must push back against the powerful opposition, those who benefit from the status quo and who exploit others for their gain. If we are committed to peace, prosperity, and a sustainable future for our children, this kind of turmoil can seem counterintuitive. How can chaos and conflict lead to peace, harmony, and justice?
Posted: Nov 18, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
A quiet, but potentially significant, shift is under way in how we understand business risk and opportunity. A systems thinking frame is clicking into business analysts lens’ in order to improve focus.
Posted: Nov 17, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
While water is an abundant natural resource, less than three percent of all water on earth is fresh water, and of that amount, over two-thirds is frozen in glaciers and ice caps. Low investments in water infrastructure, rampant wastage and lack of private sector initiative have led to acute water shortages. About 663 million people in developing countries today do not have access to clean drinking water. According to WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (2015), a child dies from a water-related disease every 90 seconds.
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