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Happiness: the next big business metric?
Can the apparel industry pin down worker safety?
Can impact investing cross from land to sea?
Cloud technology brings clean drinking water to India
Dairy farmers move ahead on sustainability
How Google is changing the renewables game
Happiness: the next big business metric?
Happiness: the next big business metric?

It’s rapidly gaining popularity as a measurement of success for governments – and for some businesses. But is it effective?

Can the apparel industry pin down worker safety?
Can the apparel industry pin down worker safety?

Retailers are taking different approaches to try to improve worker health and safety. Will it be enough to avoid another Rana Plaza incident?

Can impact investing cross from land to sea?
Can impact investing cross from land to sea?

As impact investors savvy about food and agriculture ventures seek their first ocean deals, here’s what they need to know.

Cloud technology brings clean drinking water to India
Cloud technology brings clean drinking water to India

Sensors and solar-powered ATMs are key features in an expanding network of stations enabling easy access to water.

Dairy farmers move ahead on sustainability
Dairy farmers move ahead on sustainability

Most do not report carbon emissions, water use or animal conditions. Yet some are taking the lead using new tools.

How Google is changing the renewables game
How Google is changing the renewables game

Tech giant’s partnership with utility will enable companies operating energy-hungry data centers to expand their use of renewables.

Carbon standard aims to benefit women worldwide
Carbon standard aims to benefit women worldwide

Initiative seeks to improve income, health, food security, education, leadership and increased discretionary time.

Lessons for business in the age of climate change
Lessons for business in the age of climate change

Writer and activist Bill McKibben speaks about what he calls “the biggest problem facing the world” right now.

Mobile app turns city residents into agents of change
Mobile app turns city residents into agents of change

Communities are closing gaps between needed services and civic improvements through an innovative system that tracks problems in real time.

Why Kimberly-Clark is banking on bamboo
Why Kimberly-Clark is banking on bamboo

If a partnership with a tiny biotech upstart delivers on its promises, the company could be the first to source and process the material at commercial scale in the U.S.


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