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Seventh Generation

Elvis & Kresse on The Purpose Driven Business - The Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series at UCL

Kresse Wesling | Posted 02.09.2017 | Good News
Kresse Wesling

Today I am speaking about what it means to build a purpose driven business at UCL - here is a little taster. Purpose is popular. This doesn't mean ...

Rising Stars Tipped to Lead Seventh Generation of China's Leadership

AsiaToday | Posted 10.13.2016 | Home

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday As China prepares to introduce a new leadership in 2022, eyes are not only on Xi Jinping's likel...

This CEO Is Ready To Fight Back If Donald Trump Wins

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business

For a candidate who touts his business acumen as a top qualification for president, Donald Trump sure does alienate a lot of business leaders. Seventh...

Caroline Bologna

Airports Are About To Become Less Terrible For Breastfeeding Moms | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.02.2015 | Parents

Traveling may soon get a little bit easier for breastfeeding moms in the U.S. as an initiative to bring lactation rooms to airports across the country...

Grandma's Travel Emergency Kit

Joan Gage | Posted 05.22.2016 | Fifty
Joan Gage

Some say Eleni is foolhardy trying to combine a book tour with round-the-clock breastfeeding and a super-dramatic threenager. I say it's a good opportunity for me to have fun, refine my Grandma emergency kit and dredge up old college drinking songs to sing to Nicolas.

Seventh Generation Suspended by Certification Body

Robert Hii | Posted 05.23.2015 | Green
Robert Hii

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), which is a globally recognized certification body for palm oil, has suspended a bunch of its members for non-compliance. I was surprised the RSPO acted this fast as the usual complaint is that it acts too slow.

Climate Change: Changing Design, Not Minds

Joe S. Whitworth | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green
Joe S. Whitworth

Like many complex social problems, climate has been reduced to a religious debate -- you must believe as I do! But actions speak louder than words, and it's pretty easy to see where our past actions have us headed.

Millennials and Boomers: Don't Forget Generation X

Christine Henseler | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Christine Henseler

The transitional and transformational time when Generation Xers grew up should not be ignored or erased. To understand how the Millennials think and act today and might change the world tomorrow, the cloak of invisibility must be lifted.

Who Grows Our Food: Arnold Coombs of Coombs Family Farms

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

What goes into making the top organic brand of pure maple syrup? "Sustainable forestry. We're good farmers. That makes good syrup," says Arnold Coombs...

Kate Sheppard

These Companies Want More Government Regulation | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- A group of consumer product companies have formed a coalition to push for chemical safety reform legislation. The coalition includes S...

B Corps: What's the Use?

Michele Masterfano | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Michele Masterfano

We have moved so far into the notion of every man for himself that we have to add complexity to our business law to ensure that there are at least a few companies that have figured out how to be good citizens as well as profitable.

A Better Awards Ceremony

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics During most of our modern history, business has proved to be the greatest vehicle...

Alex Bogusky Expands 'Made Movement'

The Boulder Daily Camera | Alicia Wallace | Posted 01.20.2013 | Denver

The former Watershed School building on the western edge of Boulder has a new owner and soon will have a new tenant. Burgeoning creative agency Made ...

Organic Authority's Favorites: 5 Best Natural Laundry Detergents

Organic | Posted 01.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Free of chlorine, sulfates, parabens and other nasties.

Futureproof Brand Secret? Uncomfortable Questions

Marc Stoiber | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business
Marc Stoiber

Today, consumers want brands that fulfill deeper emotional needs. Brands that are willing to be transparent and humble. Brands with sincere commitments to the environment, social equity and responsible governance. This is a far cry from consumer needs just a decade ago.

Who Grows Our Food: Arnold Coombs Of Coombs Family Farms

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.12.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

This is a sweet time for maple growers -- or it should be. It's sugaring time, when the trees are tapped and the sap is boiled to make maple syrup and maple sugar candy. It takes 40 gallons of sap to boil down to one gallon of syrup, so every drop counts.

Ideals and Ethics: The Next Business Edge?

Marc Stoiber | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business
Marc Stoiber

Morten Schroder of Van Houtte Coffee knows something about being a sustainability leader. In fact, Van Houtte has a long, proud history of adopting s...

PHOTOS: Eco Lessons From Wal-Mart? 10 Tips From The World's Biggest Company

Edward Humes | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home
Edward Humes

The idea of greener Wal-Mart would have been inconceivable a few years ago -- laughable, even.

Consumers Never Liked to Pay More for Green to Begin With

Andrew Winston | Posted 07.16.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

To the extent that the premium-priced green products named by the Times have taken a hit, consumers' disdain isn't news: Recession or not, mass consumers never loved paying extra for green.

8 Revolutionary Socially Responsible Companies (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There is no shortage of examples of excess, risk taking and abysmal leadership in today's corporate ranks. But the success stories of socially-minded ...

PHOTOS: How To Green Your Period

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Greening your period is a simple, eco-friendly and fun way to make an impact. In one lifetime, it is estimated that one woman can use as many as 16,80...

And the Survey Says: Sustainability Key to Future Business Success

Jeffrey Hollender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Hollender

Being a genuine socially and environmentally responsible company will be the only way to compete and win in the 21st century.

Exhibit A in the Case for Corporate Responsibility

Jeffrey Hollender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Hollender

I wonder what it must feel like to be BP CEO Tony Hayward, the most besieged person on the planet and the biggest poster boy for corporate irresponsibility in the wake of an oil spill that's ultimately his personal fault.

New Toxics Legislation Isn't Hazardous to Corporate Health

Jeffrey Hollender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Hollender

Whether the business community will go willingly remains to be seen, but the case for industry support for the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010 is extremely powerful.

'Benefit' Corporations: the Future of Business

Birju Pandya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Birju Pandya

Until recently, you had two options before you: work at a nonprofit or work at a for-profit. However, the state of Maryland recently passed legislation to offer another route: the 'Benefit' Corporation.