triplepundit

Israelis Redefine Business Sustainability

By Sagit Porat
Blog

The essence of CSR today should be about the way businesses are bettering life of employees, customers and society at large.

Carbon Offsets Help Salesforce Go Net Zero 33 Years Early

By Laura K. Wise
Blog

In 1998, when Hurricane Mitch devastated Honduras, Dee and Richard Lawrence, along with their daughter Skye, headed south, to help with the country’s recovery efforts and wound up starting a cookstove project that greatly reduces carbon pollution. Eighteen years later, the Lawrences founded Cool Effect to fund carbon-reducing projects around the world.

Shop Local? Why Healthy Soil Matters

By Laura K. Wise
Blog

If you live in a large city, you likely have the luxury to head to the grocery store or farmer’s market of your choice to buy produce. Whether you need sweet potatoes for your holiday yams recipe or kale to prepare meals for the upcoming work week, you rely on the fact that the items that you want are there waiting. It can be easy to forget how robust the global agriculture industry is that grows the food that we’ve become accustomed to buying on demand.

Science-based Climate Targets: Helping Business Leaders Fill the Climate Ambition Void

By Thomas Schueneman
Blog

Climate change and future history

History is spiked with aspirational moments that influence a turn, a new narrative, a change of course. It’s easy to look back and marvel at past historical moments.

Philanthropy and the Impact Revolution

By Leon Kaye
Blog

Philanthropy has reached an “impact tipping point” and none too soon. On one side of the “leading with impact” divide is the learning-first sector, one where organizations are becoming empowered to track and monitor their results real-time and seamlessly share and learn best practices from similar initiatives.

As a result, more resources are being directed to high-impact projects, and organizations can spend less time navigating convoluted measurement and metrics mazes often imposed by donors and foundations that are distributing these grants.

How Technology Can Empower At-Risk Students Before It’s Too Late

By Leon Kaye
Blog

An overarching theme of the recent Dreamforce conference in San Francisco is that cloud computing can be harnessed to accelerate social good.

One of the fields in which technology can make a huge difference is in education, from pre-school to technical education.

Cool Effect Rolls Out Its Holiday Gift Packs

Blog

With Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah just around the corner, crowdfunding platform Cool Effect is rolling out a new set of holiday gift packs for the eco-conscious consumer. The six innovative concepts aren’t just designed to make gift-buyers feel good about their choices, though.

How Nonprofits Harness Artificial Intelligence to Make a Better World

By Leon Kaye
Blog

The idea of access to artificial intelligence (often referred to as “AI” for short) for all is still at a nascent stage. Nevertheless, its potential is limitless – from refugee assistance, to helping students at risk of not completing school, to shortening the response time for teens who are in a personal crisis.

Why We Won’t Make It to 2030 Without Buy-In From Business

By Laura Wise
Blog

A recap of The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s latest report

If you were to audit a business class at a university 20 years ago, you would likely hear the recurring theme that the purpose of business is profit; to maximize shareholder value. Since that time, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have entered the picture. The SDGs are a United Nations ordained framework created to help guide government, the private sector and civil society agendas over the next 15 years.

Pages

Subscribe to triplepundit