Spring 2015 Edition of The Clean Yield Now Online

Spring 2015 Edition of The Clean Yield Now Online

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The Winter edition of The Clean Yield is now online and available on PDF.

When B Corp Met Wall Street

CYAM - B Corp-ULVR-Wall St image copyIf Unilever follows up its B Corp flirtation with a real commitment, it will become the third, and by far most prominent, public corporation to join the movement. Will Wall Street allow it? Read more...

 

 

 

Bedtime For Microbeads? Not So Fast.

Photo credit: Shutterstock.comActivists have succeeded in getting companies to re-think their use of microbeads, those gnarly little scrubbers in your toothpaste and facial scrub. But rather than switch to all-natural replacements, industry continues to seek a “biodegradable” plastic microbead alternative. Read more…

 

 

 

Vermont, Other States Adopt the Genuine Progress Indicator

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The Genuine Progress Indicator, an alternative metric to the flawed Gross Domestic Product, is getting some genuine uptake in the states. Read more…

 

 

 

 

 

Unilever (UN): Sustainability is the Strategy

Unilever logoThe world’s third-largest consumer products manufacturer aims to help more than one billion people improve their health and well-being through its products, while halving its greenhouse gas emissions and sustainably sourcing 100% of its raw materials. Read more…

 

 

 

Hyster-Yale (HY): Give Your Portfolio a (Fork)lift

shutterstock_149675906Hyster-Yale is that rare manufacturer who has an exemplary record in environmental and corporate responsibility, not to mention attractive financials. Read more…