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Sustainability: 5 Things To Include In Next Year's Budget

“Sustainability” can be difficult to include in annual budget planning.  If you’re lucky enough to have a full-time Sustainability Manager, s/he may have priorities for your company’s 2015 budget.  784 more words


Planet, People Profit - and the Not-for-Profit Sector

People, Planet, Profits (3Ps) or the Triple Bottom Line (TBL)  – states that growth and profits are fine, providing steps are taken to protect both the environment and society.   220 more words


5 Tips for Starting an Effective Safety Program

Safety is a basic, bread-and-butter issue that companies cannot do without. Many companies don’t realize that Safety is an element of Sustainability. Safety is considered a “social issue” for purposes of Sustainability programs and reporting, so external stakeholders are also interested in your company’s safety programs and performance. 803 more words


5 Ways Sustainability Provides Value When Selling Your Company

Financial performance and trends are the core of discussions in business transactions.  However, non-financial issues involving environmental, social, and other economic issues also make up an important part of your business.  486 more words


South Los Angeles Wetlands Park

The South Los Angeles Wetlands Park, re-purposed from a former bus and rail yard, expands ways to re-green a region through public space while cleaning up the waters. 180 more words

Green Infrastructure

Emerald Necklace

Over the past eleven years Amigos de los Rios has worked as a liaison between the community and public agencies to facilitate the collaborative effort known as the… 315 more words

Green Infrastructure

ICYMI // SASB Event Recap: Harnessing Data for Impact Ivesting

@MITSloanSusty @SASB – harnessing Data to make all investing impact investing #simmonsimpact pic.twitter.com/Mscscsf8fd

— Simmons Net Impact (@SimmonsNI) September 23, 2014

Last week, I had the pleasure of representing Simmons Net Impact at the MIT Sloan School of Management for the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) event on Impact Investing titled, “Harnessing Data to Make All Investing Impact Investing.” Hosted by MIT Net Impact and Sustainability Initiative, I admit that I wasn’t expecting to be impressed by SASB–but was I wrong!

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