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Trending: IBM, Subaru Announce Recycling Milestones
Trending: IBM, Subaru Announce Recycling Milestones

3 months ago - The tech giant and the automaker both announced progress in their respective attacks on plastic waste.

JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018
JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018

5 months ago - JUST Capital and Forbes today released the 2018 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, an annual ranking of the 1,000 largest publicly traded US corporations on the issues Americans care about most, including fair pay and good benefits, customer treatment and privacy, beneficial products, environmental impact, job creation, and community support in the US and abroad, as well as ethical leadership and long-term financial growth.

Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution
Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution

9 months ago - In a follow up to their January announcement, A.P. Moller –Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the creation of TradeLens, jointly developed by the two companies to apply blockchain to the world's global supply chain. TradeLens is the result of a collaboration agreement between Maersk and IBM, a blockchain-enabled shipping solution designed to promote more efficient and secure global trade, bringing together various parties to support information sharing and transparency, and spur industry-wide innovation.

Blockchain Will Make Carbon Visible for Everybody
Blockchain Will Make Carbon Visible for Everybody

9 months ago - To understand, and report on, an organization’s carbon footprint is a complex undertaking — to say the least.

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Columbia University and IBM Establish New Center to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain and Data Transparency
Columbia University and IBM Establish New Center to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain and Data Transparency

10 months ago - Columbia University and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new Center devoted to research, education, and innovation in blockchain technology and data transparency. To advance compelling new ways to apply blockchain and help address growing demands around data transparency, the Center will also include an innovation accelerator to incubate business ideas from entrepreneurial students, faculty and members of the startup community.

SB Corporate Members Among Top Community-Minded Companies in 2018 Civic 50 Honorees
SB Corporate Members Among Top Community-Minded Companies in 2018 Civic 50 Honorees

11 months ago - Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, honors the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States each year. The Civic 50 initiative was founded in in 2012 by the National Conference on Citizenship, Points of Light, and Bloomberg LP to provide a national benchmark for corporate citizenship and guide companies towards effective community engagement.

Can Blockchain Really Answer All of Our Transparency Challenges?
Can Blockchain Really Answer All of Our Transparency Challenges?

11 months ago - For some, blockchain is the disruptive technology that promises to solve transparency problems by creating one version of the truth; for others, it is all hype with no great real-world application other than cryptocurrency. I attended an SB’18 Vancouver workshop on “How Blockchain Technology Can Power Superior Supply Chain Innovation and Understanding” to move closer to understanding blockchain and its applications.

BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life
BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life

11 months ago - Today, the Sustainable Brands® team has convened, along with 2,000 members of its global community, for the kick-off of SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia. More than 300 influential brand leaders and practitioners of environmental and social innovation will share new tools and frameworks, cutting-edge business solutions and case studies related to design and innovation for The Good Life.

Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver

11 months ago - BASF, P&G, Danone, Starbucks, and Salesforce.org among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life

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IBM TrustChain Tracks Diamonds from Mine to Finger
IBM TrustChain Tracks Diamonds from Mine to Finger

1 year ago - Though diamonds in today’s jewelry market are much more likely to be conflict free thanks to the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, it can still be difficult to trace individual components back to their exact origins. IBM and a newly-formed consortium of gold and diamond businesses aim to make the jewelry supply chain more transparent through the use of

How Blockchain Is Helping The Plastic Bank Create a Global Economy of 'Social Plastic'
How Blockchain Is Helping The Plastic Bank Create a Global Economy of 'Social Plastic'

1 year ago - As much hype as cryptocurrencies and digital tokens are getting these days, their real-world, practical uses remain few and far between. But one Vancouver-based organization, The Plastic Bank, is working to exchange plastic waste for digital currency in some of the world’s poorest places.

Problem-Solvers Invited to Ideate, Prototype Blockchain Solutions for Social Good
Problem-Solvers Invited to Ideate, Prototype Blockchain Solutions for Social Good

1 year ago - Does cryptography hold the key to solving global social and environmental challenges? It certainly holds promise for some. Blockchain has become a hot topic recently, thanks to its variety of potential applications across supply chains, marketing, and more.

The Key to Authentic Engagement: Purpose Metrics that Matter
The Key to Authentic Engagement: Purpose Metrics that Matter

1 year ago - This is the sixth in a series of articles examining how business leaders and companies can transform their corporate culture in order to succeed in the midst of the impending Purpose Revolution. Find links to the full series below.

Q&A: Dr. John Izzo on Creating Competitive Advantage in an Age of Social Good
Q&A: Dr. John Izzo on Creating Competitive Advantage in an Age of Social Good

1 year ago - Good products and profits have long been the hallmark of successful businesses, but in a shifting economic landscape these traditional metrics no longer hold up, as consumers, employees and investors are increasingly looking to corporations to act on environmental and social issues. So how can businesses succeed in an age of disruption?

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Social Purpose Imperative in Business Triggers Capitalism’s New Zeitgeist
Social Purpose Imperative in Business Triggers Capitalism’s New Zeitgeist

1 year ago - Welcome to the tipping point of capitalism. At a time defined by political scandals, nuclear threats, and turbulence on Wall Street, business is society’s unlikeliest hero. A series of watershed statements, reports and initiatives from some of the world’s most well-known capitalists is heralding a new zeitgeist, during which businesses are expected to exist to benefit society — not just shareholders.

Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Include Sustainable Brands Corporate Members
Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Include Sustainable Brands Corporate Members

1 year ago - Fortune has named 12 Sustainable Brands Members to its 2018 list of Worlds Most Admired Companies. The list ranks companies based on their reputation among business leaders, and is gathered through surveys with executives across more than 50 industries. Executives are asked to name companies that they admire, both inside and outside of their industry. Companies are assessed on nine attributes, including innovation, people management, use of assets, social responsibility, management quality, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

Know Your Audience: Why Patagonia Can Sue the President — and Thrive
Know Your Audience: Why Patagonia Can Sue the President — and Thrive

1 year ago - Last week, in response to President Trump’s decision to scale back Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, outdoor retail brand and sustainability leader Patagonia in turn announced it would be suing the President, a definitively bold move — even for the likes of the brand that brought us “Don’t Buy This Jacket” an

IBM, Walmart, JD Harness Blockchain Tech to Improve Food Transparency, Safety in China
IBM, Walmart, JD Harness Blockchain Tech to Improve Food Transparency, Safety in China

1 year ago - IBM has announced that it is teaming up with Walmart, JD.com and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies to launch a Blockchain Food Safety Alliance to enhance food tracking, traceability and safety in China.

Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens
Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens

1 year ago - JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the priorities of the public.

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The Future of Brand Impact and How It’s Measured
The Future of Brand Impact and How It’s Measured

1 year ago - The new wave of conscious consumption, driven largely by millennials and Gen Z, is pushing companies to innovate around social causes.

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