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5 reasons optimism is the key ingredient for the Climate Summit - Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Here's why you don’t need to be an 'apocaloptimist' to seize the opportunity and act on climate change.

5 reasons optimism is the key ingredient for the Climate Summit

These 5 companies strive to convert CO2 to cash - Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Adidas, ConocoPhillips, Dell and Nike are teaming up with businesses that transform emissions into products as varied as iPhone cases and limestone.

These 5 companies strive to convert CO2 to cash

Carbon Shock: More leaders are following the money - Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Climate change is finally jolting leaders in the language they understand. Look at Brazil and China — and this mug,for example.

Carbon Shock: More leaders are following the money

Retail Horizons: Will growing transparency slow consumer buying? - Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Shoppers know more about brands than ever, and demand to know yet more. How can companies win their trust?

Retail Horizons: Will growing transparency slow consumer buying?

Why water needs Collective Action 2.0 - Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Getting the answer to this complicated problem starts with asking the right questions. Here's why the H20 issue needs a radical rethink.

Why water needs Collective Action 2.0

Seed libraries dig in to protect their right to share - Mon, 22 Sep 2014

A law crackdown threatens to kill seed sharing by treating it as a large-scale operation. Here are seven ways to protect home gardening and heirloom plants.

Seed libraries dig in to protect their right to share

Best Buy hits billion-pound recycling goal, doubles pledge - Mon, 15 Sep 2014

For perspective, the entire consumer electronics industry collectively collected 620 million pounds of e-waste last year.

Best Buy hits billion-pound recycling goal, doubles pledge

Big Data, partnerships will foster tomorrow's sustainable cities - Fri, 19 Sep 2014

From the VERGE Salon NYC: Planning tomorrow's cities can be a part of a brighter future — but we have a small window in which to act.

Big Data, partnerships will foster tomorrow's sustainable cities

Author Christine Bader explains corporate idealism - Fri, 19 Sep 2014

The writer, a veteran of BP and the U.N., discusses the challenges of fostering and rewarding good CSR work in big corporations.

Author Christine Bader explains corporate idealism

How to remove barriers to corporate transparency - Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Consumers believe that if your company isn't transparent, you're hiding something. But what kind of data is best to disclose?

How to remove barriers to corporate transparency