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Energy & Environmental Sustainability Industry Conferences

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Marketing Meets Mission – Harvard Business Review

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Written by Myriam Sidibe

A beer brand might seem an unlikely ally in the campaign to end violence against women. But the clear connection between alcohol and abusive behavior made Carling Black Label, the largest beer brand in South Africa, …

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Impact Investing in Unflashy Causes Gains Ground in the Pandemic Era – Financial Times

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Written by Patrick Temple-West

Food security, education, infrastructure, sewerage attract new funds.

They may not be flashy, but projects to upgrade creaky infrastructure and achieve environmental gains are emerging as top investments for funds that have built strategies on the …

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Why Social Entrepreneurs are Critical to Our Response to and Recovery from the COVID-19 Crisis – World Economic Forum

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Written by Francois Bonnici

Social entrepreneurs solve market and government failures by serving excluded and vulnerable populations, which are most at risk to impacts of COVID-19.
Decades of work in the impact sector are at stake during the economic crisis.
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Countering Coronavirus With Open Social Innovation – Stanford Social Innovation Review

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Written by  Thomas Gegenhuber

Germany’s first government-hosted crisis hackathon offers seven lessons on how to make the most of a messy-but-promising way to kick-start social innovation.

The inability of societal institutions to cope with a crisis warrants experimenting with a …

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COVID-19 Reinforces the Need for Connectivity – World Bank Group

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Written by Makhtar Diop

Connectivity is a public good: Let’s act accordingly, now and tomorrow

One and a half billion. That’s the number of children who need online schooling due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).   While some parents worry about …

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Corporate Responsibility in the Digital Era – MIT Sloan Management Review

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Written by Michael Wade

Corporate digital responsibility spans four areas — social, economic, technological, and environmental — that should be merged under one organizational umbrella.

Sustainability and digitization have been two of the most significant global business trends over the past several …

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How 2020 Is Ushering In A New Era For Corporate Social Responsibility – Forbes

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Written by Matthew Manos

The COVID-19 outbreak has thrown us into a time that can be described as unprecedented for many reasons. For one, businesses across the globe are making quick shifts for the good of workers, customers and society. …

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Data-Driven Connections for a Better World – Stanford Social Innovation Review

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Written by Adrienne Day

For nonprofits to succeed in a transformed world, they need to use technology and data to create and sustain relationships with the people who believe in them.

In terms of establishing brand identity, few nonprofits can …

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The Coronavirus Downturn has Highlighted a Growing Investment Opportunity and Millennials Love It – CNBC

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Written by Karen Gilchrist

The escalating coronavirus pandemic has ushered in a new era of stock market volatility, as investors come to terms with consecutive history-making daily swings. But it has also shone a spotlight on a promising investment opportunity — one …

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