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Why Invest in the Sustainable Development Goals in a Divided World?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 07.20.2016 | World
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This article first appeared in my column on innovators doing well while doing good in Forbes. The summer is heating up with reminders that the first...

Corporations Could Soon Advertise in Our National Parks

Donald Cohen | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Donald Cohen

The Grand Canyon, brought to you by Budweiser. Verizon signs throughout Yellowstone. The thought of advertising in our national parks is nauseating. But it could happen.

'Green News Report' - May 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump promises to toss historic UN climate agreement; Native American tri...

'Green News Report' - May 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump promises to toss historic UN climate agreement; Native American tri...

You'll Need Tissues For This Heartwarming Ad's Unexpected Twist

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 05.10.2016 | Parents

A new ad puts the spotlight on two parents getting ready to welcome a child, and its unexpected twist is truly touching. On May 3, Leche Nido from Nes...

Queen Elizabeth and Us

Michael Hodin | Posted 04.26.2016 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

As we celebrate the Queen of England's 90th birthday, apart from the pomp and fun for the royals, the moment calls attention to the miracle of widespr...

Innovation Without Alienation: Innovation in Design

Lisa Chau | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

Each year, nearly 50,000 new products are introduced into the marketplace. With so many new products hitting the store shelves, not only do consumers ...

10 Stocks That Haven't Dropped in 5 Years

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor There are close to 3,000 companies on the world's largest stock exchange, the New York Stock Exchange. So when you're ...

Aging Is a Path to Economic Growth - Globally

Michael Hodin | Posted 03.03.2016 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

When the G-20 Finance Ministers met in Shanghai, their goal was to chart a strategy to jumpstart the global economy. It would be hard to accuse them o...

Environmental Activism as if We Wanted to Win: It's Time to Stop Acting, and Start Doing What Matters

Bill Shireman | Posted 02.29.2016 | Green
Bill Shireman

On climate, however, our methods are often outdated and ineffective. Perhaps because we care so passionately, we seem to lack the strategic precision we need to win. We're making mistakes on the very issue that matters most.

Collaboration Fuels Mutual Growth

Carmen Becker | Posted 12.30.2015 | Business
Carmen Becker

Playing to win and playing to grow have undeniably become some of the most fast-paced, high-stakes, strategic games in business.

Nestlé Just Destroyed Any Excuse Against Using Cage-Free Eggs

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 12.22.2015 | Business

The world's biggest food company has set the standard for switching United States egg supplies over to more humanely raised products. In five years, N...

Nestle's Making A Big Change

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.22.2015 | Taste

Nestle SA said on Tuesday it will stop using eggs laid by caged hens in its U.S. products by 2020, making it the largest packaged food company to go c...

The Business of Volunteerism

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Linda Novick O'Keefe

All of the volunteers I have crossed paths with in my role at Common Threads, the nonprofit organization that I co-founded, have one thing in common -- passion. When individuals have an opportunity to advance a cause they are passionate about, it is a powerful thing.

Botox and Us

Michael Hodin | Posted 12.01.2015 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

There is a new 21st century health approach to aging in such areas as skin, vision, hearing and muscle and bone mass.

Your Move, Nestle: When the CSR Spotlight Dims

Marianne Smallwood | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Marianne Smallwood

In initiating the public examination of its flaws, and in working with an organization like Verite, Nestle has already gone a more honorable and transparent route than other companies have done. But while it has taken the first step towards being a more responsible company, Nestle's commitment to funding a long term strategy -- and how it pushes beyond the inevitable road blocks ahead -- will determine its ultimate footprint and legacy.

Nestle Admits To Slave Labor, May Prompt Other Companies To Come Clean

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.25.2015 | Impact

LONDON, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nestle's admission that slave labour is used to produce its seafood sourced from Thailand sets an exampl...

Breaking Western Water Taboos

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 10.26.2015 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

For public agencies, the drought has highlighted how unprepared the region is for growing pressures from population growth and from climate change, which has already been implicated in worsening the severity of the drought.

My 10 Cent Request to the 'SUPER GIRLS' of Davos

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 10.11.2016 | Impact
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

October11 was the International Day of the Girl, sadly more than a billion girls and young women had nothing to celebrate. They have not been invited to share the wealth of opportunities that all human beings deserve.

Water Scarcity and Red Shuttleworth's High Plains Fandango

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics
K.J. Wetherholt

Like any natural resource, usage and abuse affect more than just one party, and those most vulnerable are often the ones who bear the brunt of such abuse the most. Political, economic, social, and environmental effects of water scarcity are only now beginning to register among the public.

How Do We Get Businesses Working Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

One of the most significant changes since the declaration of the Millennium Development Goals, set to conclude this year, is that the private sector is now seen as a key stakeholder. With governments reneging on prior commitments, and given the projected $3 trillion to $4.5 trillion price tag to achieve the SDGs, corporate participation is essential.

'Americans Are Just Simply Not Dieting Anymore'

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Do calories count for anything these days? Not according to Jeff Hamilton, the president of prepared foods at Nestle USA, who has seen sales of Lea...

Digital Commerce in China: Cheap Tricks or Deep Love?

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Chinese marketers - indeed, marketers everywhere -- need to "rebuild" corporate structures to align assets. True, "pain from change" is unavoidable. But downward vortex of commoditization will be more difficult to bear.

Lydia O'Connor

Nestle Denies California Bottled Water Factories Contribute To Drought | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.08.2015 | Green

Nestle, the world's largest food company, on Tuesday defended its bottled water operations in drought-plagued California after critics slammed the com...

Aging Strategy in Healthcare Stocks

Michael Hodin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

This megatrend towards healthy and active aging stretches far beyond healthcare and pharmaceuticals. With more people over 60 than ever before, and with a social and fiscal need to keep them healthy and productive, a number of forward-looking businesses are getting in on the game.