February 20, 2014
by MoreRecycling
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Sustainable manufacturing system to better consider the human component

Engineers have developed a new approach toward ‘sustainable manufacturing’ that begins on the factory floor and tries to encompass the totality of manufacturing issues — including economic, environmental, and social impacts. It may help meet demands f… Continue reading

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May 28, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Good for the world, good for shareholders: Study finds social responsibility means less risky stock prices

Firms that make greater investments in corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives see less risk in their stock prices during economic downturns, according to a new study. Continue reading

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July 30, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 7/23- 7/27/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
While non-conventional renewable energy (NCRE) currently accounts for 3 percent of Chile’s electricity, there is a portfolio of new NCRE initiatives that would generate… Continue reading

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August 31, 2011
by Reduce
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Dunkin’ Donuts Wants a Greener Coffee Cup

A Dunkin’ Donuts coffee might help get you started in the morning and a scoop of Baskin-Robbins ice cream can cool you down on a hot summer’s day – but what’s the environmental impact of all that packaging waste? Dunkin’ Brands Group, the parent company of both Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, says it’s working to [...] Continue reading

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April 18, 2011
by Reduce
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Starbucks Exec Dishes on New Corporate Social Responsibility Plan

How you could score a free cup o’ joe and other highlights from Starbucks new Corporate Social Responsibility Report. Starbucks first started publishing its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reports 10 years ago. Back then, according to Ben Packard, vice president of Global Responsibility, Starbucks was among just a handful of companies that reported such findings [...] Continue reading

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October 14, 2010
by Amanda Maxwell
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CSR or the Price of Wills in Patagonia?

The following is the second half of an award-nominated article written by guest author Patricio Segura, journalist and head of the Citizen’s Coalition for Aysen’s Life Reserve in Chile.  The first part was published yesterday, Wednesday, Octo… Continue reading

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