Category: Sustainability
Be Kind to Each Other!
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Thanks to some business-savvy social entrepreneurs, the returns on doing good and supporting others are suddenly getting better and better.

You may be one of the millions of viewers who felt disgust on watching the video of bus monitor Karen Klein being harassed by teenagers Read More »

Mandalah NYC CEO to Speak at World Future Trends Summit
Mandalah's Florian Peter to speak at World Future Trends Summit
Florian Peter invited to present "Conscious Innovation"

While many of our readers currently have their mind on summer vacations, we’re already planning for the fall: Mandalah NYC’s CEO, Florian Peter, has Read More »

Food bans: The solution to a healthier society?
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Governments, companies, and individuals struggle to confront the obesity crisis

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has stirred up more controversy with a recent proposal banning sodas over 16 ounces. The reasoning behind the Read More »

Consumers and Their Consciences: Shop Your Values Week
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With the end of Shop Your Values week, we look at a growing trend in consumer behavior

Shop Your Values week, which wrapped up yesterday, has brought attention to the concept of conscious consumerism. The event, spearheaded by Ethikus, provided incentives Read More »

Trashy is the New Classy
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Artists are using their unique skills to take people's trash and make them into works of art.

The recent passing of Earth Day reminds everyone of how important recycling is. This year, however, unique and talented artists have brought a whole Read More »

Agents of trend: The curious properties of Co-ops
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Co-ops are leading the way to a more social future, with help from the UN. Here's why.

The UN has declared 2012 the “International year of the Co-op”, heralding the beginning of a global focus on social-based business models- and rightfully Read More »

“Made in USA” Could It Be?
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A new Personal Care, Health and Beauty Park developed in New Albany, OH develops a concept to help the U.S. compete with Asia

For those of you who are waiting to read “Made in USA” labels on everything you buy, keep a look out because some new Read More »

Charging the Electric Car Market
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With massive financial loses in the electric car industry, there may still be hope for their future

March has brought beautiful spring weather to most of the United States, but electric car manufacturers have only gotten bad news. GM announced it was Read More »

All the Single Ladies (and Gentlemen)
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Despite global economic struggles, more people are choosing to live alone, creating an entirely new social structure

Of all the trends we keep an eye on, this one hits closest to home: more and more people are choosing to live alone Read More »

To Promote Sustainability, Brands Must Commit
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Marketing sustainability efforts is difficult, but can yield high rewards

While this past Sunday’s Grammy Awards featured plenty of exciting water-cooler moments—from finding out or telling someone who Bon Iver is to whatever Lady Read More »