Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit

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3 April 2018. When Boycotts Work: A Guide To The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Scandal – If Mark Zuckerberg wants to salvage Facebook's reputation, he should probably start at the top: Trump, Russia, the 2016 elections and Cambridge Analytica all intersect with Facebook board member Peter Thiel.

30 March 2018. Harnessing Innovation in the World’s Startup Nation – A country with a population of less than 9 million people and a land mass smaller than the U.S. state of Vermont, Israel has become the go-to place for disruptive technology that can answer some of the world’s biggest social and environmental challenges.

30 March 2018. Has Deregulation Allowed Texas to Be More Sustainable? – Deregulating the energy market has also been a huge factor in motivating energy companies to develop newer and more affordable forms of energy.

30 March 2018. Planning the Future
 of CSR – "CSR 2020: Experts Look Ahead" collates insights from thought leaders on topics such as employee engagement, human social responsibility, shared value, impact measurement, and the SDGs.

28 March 2018. DOE’s Rick Perry is White House’s Unlikely Advocate for Clean Energy Incubator – ARPA-E is the U.S. Energy Department's flagship incubator for cutting-edge answers to big technological problems. It also seems to be continuously on President Trump's chopping block. But the program has an odd advocate for its survival: Rick Perry, who was appointed as Energy Department chief after he admitted that he would kill the program if he were elected president. There's nothing like first-hand experience and exposure to change one's tune about the value of renewable energy.

28 March 2018. Executive Perspective: Business’s Greatest Untapped Resource: Women – Companies must affect positive change early on to continue to retain talented women and clear the path to leadership.

28 March 2018. Pfizer Releases 2017 Annual Review – The pharmaceutical company uses its 2017 Annual Review to re-affirm the value of science in medicines and vaccines.

28 March 2018. Unpacking Corporate Responsibility at Amazon – The pioneering online retailer has an outsized presence, and any move it makes toward improving corporate responsibility promises to be a seismic shift that could influence many industries.

28 March 2018. Royal Dutch Shell Throws In The Climate Change Towel, Sees Low-Oil Future By 2070 – Shell's new "Sky" scenario maps a "technically possible, but challenging" route for action meeting the goals of the Paris agreement on climate change, with drastic cuts for oil and natural gas as well as coal.

28 March 2018. How AI Is Helping Control Malaria – Using a combination of advanced computer infrastructure and AI, we can deploy intervention strategies to combat Malaria

27 March 2018. PPAs for Renewables Continue to Soar – For Good Reason – Companies around the world purchased 5.4 gigawatts of renewably produced power using long-term PPA deals, surpassing the previous record in 2015.

27 March 2018. Winning the STEM Battle with Code Wars – The modern-day CodeWars reflects the growing diversity in STEM in general, and programming in particular.

27 March 2018. Fostering a Secure Tomorrow in Tech for Youth – Symantec is providing services and resources, including cyber security education, access to its Norton anti-virus software and its identity theft protector LifeLock, to foster youth.

26 March 2018. Who’s Responsible for This? – Extended producer responsibility (EPR) laws are a class of business regulations that place a legal responsibility on manufacturers to ensure their products are not harmful to society through their entire lifespans.