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More Companies Link Executive Pay to Sustainability Targets

How do you get management to make progress on social, environmental and governance goals? Make their compensation depend on it.
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By Tatyana Shumsky

When Floris Fooij proposed a $1.7 million upgrade for the vitamin plant he oversees in New Jersey a few months ago, he did something he wouldn’t have done in the past: He mapped out for the finance team how the upgrade would affect the firm’s greenhouse-gas emissions.

His employer, the Dutch life-sciences and specialty-materials maker Koninklijke DSM NV, in recent years had tied the bonuses of operational managers such as Mr. Fooij to corporate energy-efficiency and emissions-reduction targets.

The War Between Farm and Forest

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By Sofia Faruqi, manager, New Restoration Economy, World Resources Institute 

Hundreds of people have died in northern Kenya in recent months due to conflict between armed cattle herders and the wildlife conservation community. During my visits to this part of Kenya over the last two years, I was surprised to find livestock in a region renowned for wildlife. The grasslands are home not only to elephants and zebras but also to cows and goats.

Recyclebank Recognizes U.S. Cities and Towns That Slash the Trash

Names Mayor Bryan Barnett of Rochester Hills, MI, “Mayor of the Year” Recognizes Wilmington, DE, Dept. of Sanitation and Derry Township, PA, as “Recyclebank Champions”
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Recyclebank®, (www.recyclebank.com) the company that inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future, announced the winners of its first annual “Recyclebank Awards,” which recognizes one “Mayor of the Year” and participating U.S. cities and towns that go above and beyond expectations to “slash the trash” by promoting recycling efforts and recycling education. The awards were presented at the 83rd Annual Conference of Mayors in San Francisco, June 19-22.

This CEO Inspires Customers to Live Healthier

The only way you can have sustainable health insurance is by making people healthier.
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Discovery Insurance CEO Adrian Gore explains the shared value cycle at his company. Gore will present at the Shared Value Leadership Summit in New York on May 12, 2015. Register by February 20th for the early-bird rate! 

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Discovery Insurance CEO Adrian Gore explains the shared value cycle at his company. Gore will present at the Shared Value Leadership Summit in New York on May 12, 2015. Register by February 20th for the early-bird rate! 

Forest Hills Debuts New Recycling Program with Recyclebank

Community follows the footsteps of seven North Hills Council of Governments communities with program that inspires and rewards residents for smarter, everyday choices toward a more sustainable future.
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Forest Hills Borough, Pa., January 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Forest Hills Borough today announced the launch of a new recycling program with Recyclebank, the company that inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future. Forest Hills joins seven other Pittsburgh metro area communities from the North Hills Council of Governments, who also partner with Recyclebank in their commitment toward helping the environment and creating a more sustainable outlook.

2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Creating Culture that is Incentive Enough

At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café” sessions with our client attendees.
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At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café”sessions with our client attendees. 

BSR Conference 2012: Highlights

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The theme of this year’s BSR Conference was “Fast Forward” — a nod to the urgent action required by companies to create a “just and sustainable world.” While the majority of the U.S.

People - The Power Behind Purpose

Anne Erhard, North America Regional Lead of PurPle (Purpose + People), offers her insights on the power of people at this year's 2012 Cause Marketing Forum.
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Our North America team had a fabulous time in the Windy City at Cause Marketing Forum 2012 this month where we launched our new global offering - PurPle - which brings together our expertise and experts from around the world within various aspects of purpose-led communications. As Scott shared in recent posts, PurPle stands for Purpose + People.

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