How Companies Can Embrace 'True Recyclability'

In its 2012 Green Guide revision, the Federal Trade Commission set a standard that allows unqualified recyclability claims to be made if a “substantial majority” of consumers or communities have recycling facilities available where a product is sold.

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Sustainability Mythbusters: Impacts of Sustainability Are Limited

Of all the ideas out in the world concerning sustainability, none may be more patently false than the myth that the impacts of sustainability are limited; that somehow, sustainability initiatives will have only short-term, small-scale benefits for the organizations that implement them.

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What Comes After Cloth Shopping Bags?

Jacquie Ottman on “The newest rule of green marketing and why I’ve decided to help consumers live lean.”

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Tighter Lightbulb Standards Coming From Energy Dept.

The Energy Department plans to strengthen its energy-efficiency standards for certain types of light bulbs by up to 12.9 percent over current levels. The proposed standards could cost companies and consumers more to develop and purchase higher-efficiency bulbs.

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Eco-friendly Eyeglass Case is 'Crafted From the Ground Up'

With their roots buried deep in the sawmill industry, three entrepreneurial brothers—Taylor, Brooks, and Tanner Dame—have built a brand and business around a unique application for wood. Proof Eyewear switches to a 100% pinewood box for its line of eyewear made from eco-friendly materials.

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The Nuts and Bolts of Sustainable Investment Strategies

Sustainable investment has increasingly become the primary strategy of many pension funds and other institutional investors, as their long-term outlook aligns with the tenets of the practice. But it is not only the financial interests of future generations that benefit from sustainable investment.

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What Is the True Cost of Fashion?

Fast and cheap fashion is available across the high street, with companies competing to undercut each other on low price, good value garments. But does this market undervalue the true cost of clothing?

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10 Tips to Bolster Employee Engagement

We know that employee engagement plays a key role in the success of both CSR programs and company-wide outcomes. After all, staff members who feel valued and productive have higher retention rates, increased productivity and greater motivation to give back to their colleagues, employer, community and the planet. But is it possible to measure the value of employee engagement?

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