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Corporations have a responsibility to be mindful of their impact on both environmental and human health
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Sweet!! The Secret Branding of Sugar Substitutes

Sweet!! The Secret Branding of Sugar Substitutes | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

It's time to hold corporate brands accountable for misleading consumers with their brands.

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Crossing the Line as Civilization Implodes: Heartland Institute, Peter Gleick and Andrew Revkin

Crossing the Line as Civilization Implodes: Heartland Institute, Peter Gleick and Andrew Revkin | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Kolbert: It may seem impossible to imagine that a technologically advanced society could choose, in essence, to destroy itself, but that is what we are now in the process of doing.
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Canada's Tar Sands: So Destructive It Makes Its Well-Paid Workers Want to Quit (Video)

Canada's Tar Sands: So Destructive It Makes Its Well-Paid Workers Want to Quit (Video) | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
A Reddit user who quit his job at the Alberta tar sands project shares a video that demonstrates the devastation he was no longer willing to be complicit in causing.
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Social systems. environment more important than money in determining happiness - New Study

Social systems. environment more important than money in determining happiness - New Study | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

To boost human well-being, national leaders should focus on promoting access to healthy natural environments and building supportive social systems and focus less on increasing gross domestic product (GDP). That’s according to findings recently presented at the annual American Association for the Advancement of Science conference.

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CSR Business as Global partner in biodiversity conservation

CSR Business as Global partner in biodiversity conservation | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

What has biodiversity got to do with business? A lot!

Investment, profit and growth rate are components of business. But there is an unknown ingredient that is crucial to sustained business productivity—biodiversity.

Business depends on biodiversity. Plant and animal species and their ecosystems provide business with both raw materials and products: clean air and water, food, medicine, water, building materials, paper, fuel, fiber; and services mentioned earlier, which are vital for a stable operating environment.

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How Companies Are 'Defining Your Worth' Online

How Companies Are 'Defining Your Worth' Online | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Advertisers collect information with every digital move people make. One of the fastest-growing online businesses is the business of spying on Internet users. Using sophisticated software that tracks people's online movements through the Web, companies collect the information and sell it to advertisers and politicians

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Structural institutional change needed for a successful green economy

Structural institutional change needed for a successful green economy | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Improving institutions and their ability to enable the right frameworks is crucial for sustainable development enable business and organisations to deliver sustainable development goals

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Heading Off A Cliff: Scientists Urge Reform for a Broken Global System - UNEP

Heading Off A Cliff: Scientists Urge Reform for a Broken Global System - UNEP | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Unless governments work actively to build a brighter future for humanity, climate change, poverty and loss of biodiversity will worsen and continue to exacerbate existing global problems, top scientists warned ministers at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)...

Replacing GDP as a measure of wealth, ending damaging subsidies, and transforming systems of governance are some possible steps they can take, the scientists said.

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Carbon Dioxide Breaking Down Marine Ecosystems - Could Unravel Completely

Carbon Dioxide Breaking Down Marine Ecosystems - Could Unravel Completely | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

If carbon dioxide emissions don’t begin to decline soon, the complex fabric of marine ecosystems will begin fraying — and eventually unravel completely, two new studies conclude.

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The Downside of Framing the Sustainability Challenge to Get Results

The Downside of Framing the Sustainability Challenge to Get Results | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
It's not earth shattering to say that the world isn't "getting" climate change. A recent Nielsen report titled "Sustainable Efforts & Environmental Concerns Around the World" revealed that only 69% of global respondents ...
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Money and Life - Ecologize Growth

Money and Life - Ecologize Growth | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Could a change in how we view economic systems create a change in how we view ourselves? Ecologize Growth is a micro-film based on the full length documentary, Money and Life, that seeks to answer that question.

The film explores old and new perspectives and belief systems about money and how they affect society’s evolving consciousness.

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Falling Back In Love With Mother Earth - Thich Nhat Hanh - Zen Master

Falling Back In Love With Mother Earth -  Thich Nhat Hanh - Zen Master | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

The Guardian:

Feb 20, 2012 - Guardian Sustainable Business

THICH NHAT HANH EXPLAINS WHY MINDFULNESS AND A SPIRITUAL RVOLUTION RATHER THAN ECONOMICS IS NEEDED TO PROTECT NATE AND LIMIT CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/zen-thich-naht-hanh-buddhidm-business-values

 

March 23, 3012 -  THICH NHAT HANH: MAYBE IN 100 YEAR THERE WILL BE NO MORE HUMANS ON THE PLANET  - The Ecologist http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/1474669518/thich-nhat-hanh-maybe-in-100-years-there-will-be-no-more-humans-on-the-planet-the-ecologist

 

Jan 21, 2013 - The Guardian Sustainable Business
ZEN MASTER THICH NHAT HANH: ONLY LOVE CAN SAVE US FROM CLIMATE CHANGE  | Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/zen-master-thich-nhat-hanh-love-climate-change

 

HOW A SENSE OF SACRED CAN HELP SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS - RESTORING VALUES How a sense of sacred can help sustainable business - Restoring Values http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3994926408/how-a-sense-of-sacred-can-help-sustainable-business-restoring-values

 

 

WATCH: NATURE AND HUMANS:  How to Tell a Love Story VIDEO  (Chinese subtitles)  IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature http://sco.lt/4qaERl

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A Healthy Environment A ‘Right’?

A Healthy Environment A ‘Right’? | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Clean air, fresh water and fertile soil are essential to our well-being and survival. However, our Constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedoms do not give Canadians a right to a healthy environment.

Yet 92 countries have incorporated the right to a healthy environment into their constitutions and this has led to profound legal progress and superior environmental performance, said David R. Boyd the author of The Environmental Rights Revolution.

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Human Planet - Web exclusive series trailer - BBC One

What a great video to start the day if you are a nature lover http://t.co/RJuDUUQL...RT @TheLodship @ADHumlen #BBCHumanplanet

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How Rapid Growth Is Destroying Environment and Future

How Rapid Growth Is Destroying Environment and Future | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Today, economic development and environmentalism are no longer mutually exclusive. Experts estimate that, if it were quantified, the cost of environmental damage in India would shave anywhere from 2.5 to 4 percent off GDP. The nation’s emerging environmental calamity threatens to overshadow–and undermine–its phenomenal growth.

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Environment and Economy must be wed

Environment and Economy must be wed | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
OAKVILLE BEAVER - In order to achieve prosperity, Canada needs to reach a balance between environmental vigilance and economic realities.
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The (Toxic) Story of Cosmetics (2010) - From "Story of Stuff"

http://storyofcosmetics.org The Story of Cosmetics, released on July 21st, 2010, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products. The seven-minute film by The Story of Stuff Project reveals the implications for consumer and worker health and the environment, and outlines ways we can move the industry away from hazardous chemicals and towards safer alternatives

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The doughnut of justice: A new way to think about growth

The doughnut of justice: A new way to think about growth | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Of all the subjects that haunt the climate conversation, none is so vexed as growth. The details are complex, but the dilemma is simple: Growth seems to improve humanity's quality of life and drive ecological overshoot at the same time.

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Women in Cleantech & Sustainability: Their Top 10 Pics of Women of Sustainability

Women in Cleantech & Sustainability: Their Top 10 Pics of Women of Sustainability | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

CleanTechies: In this second installment in our series on leading women in cleantech and sustainability sectors, we offer up our top picks for the sustainability sector.

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Heading Off A Cliff: Scientists Urge Reform for a Broken Global System - UNEP

Heading Off A Cliff: Scientists Urge Reform for a Broken Global System - UNEP | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Unless governments work actively to build a brighter future for humanity, climate change, poverty and loss of biodiversity will worsen and continue to exacerbate existing global problems, top scientists warned ministers at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)...

Replacing GDP as a measure of wealth, ending damaging subsidies, and transforming systems of governance are some possible steps they can take, the scientists said.

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Christiana Figueres, UN Climate Chief, Turns To CEOs For Low-Carbon Plans

Christiana Figueres, UN Climate Chief, Turns To CEOs For Low-Carbon Plans | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
STOCKHOLM (AP) — As governments bicker over who should do what to slow the pace of global warming, the U.N.'s climate chief is increasingly looking to business leaders to show the way forward to a low-carbon future.
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Civilisation faces 'Perfect Storm of Ecological and Social (and Economic) Collapse'

Civilisation faces 'Perfect Storm of Ecological and Social (and Economic) Collapse' | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Abuse of the environment has created an 'absolutely unprecedented' emergency, say Blue Planet prizewinners...

In the face of an "absolutely unprecedented emergency", say the 18 past winners of the Blue Planet prize – the unofficial Nobel for the environment – society has "no choice but to take dramatic action to avert a collapse of civilisation. Either we will change our ways and build an entirely new kind of global society, or they will be changed for us".

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Conscious Capitalism - Catch The Wave: Social Responsible Investing #SRI - DOING WELL BY DOING GOOD

Conscious Capitalism - Catch The Wave: Social Responsible Investing #SRI - DOING WELL BY DOING GOOD | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Special VIDEO Report from National Business Reports from PBS. Feb 20, 2012

CATCH THE WAVE:  "Doing Well By Doing Good" SRI (Social Responsible Investing) Is Catching On Like WildFire.  From start ups to giant chains -   This isn’t just a strategy for start-ups. From giant chains found on every corner to socially responsible investing funds, tonight we profile companies embracing the dual goals of “Conscious Capital.” with Social Responsible Investing leading Corporate Social Responsibility into wider fields  -

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Building Sustainable Future Needs More Than Science, Experts Say

Building Sustainable Future Needs More Than Science, Experts Say | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Contrary to popular belief, humans have failed to address the earth's worsening emergencies of climate change, species' extinction and resource overconsumption not because of a lack of information, but because of a lack of imagination, social scientists and artists say.

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Imagining a Better World Is First Step to Sustainability

Imagining a Better World Is First Step to Sustainability | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Humanity's failure to halt the deepening planetary emergency of climate change, extinctions of species and overconsumption of resources is a failure of imagination and mistaken beliefs that we act rationally.

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