Today’s Solutions: June 30, 2022

Corporate Social Responsibility

Keeping up with the latest news in all four corporate social responsibility categories: environment, human rights, philanthropy, and economic responsibility.

Popular New York clothing stor

Popular New York clothing store now offers a secondhand shopping area

Shoppers who visit the Madewell store in Brooklyn will find a surprise if they head up to the location’s second floor. Madewell has collaborated with popular online used clothing retailer thredUP to create the “Circular Store”—an assortment of pre-owned Madewell products as well as repaired Read More...

Major US companies commit to h

Major US companies commit to hiring and training Afghan refugees

As the first group of 37,000 Afghan refugees begins arriving in US states, a group of more than 30 US companies have agreed to make the transition smoother with the commitment to hire and train these refugees. According to Tent Partnership for Refugees, the organization spearheading the Read More...

This company offers accessible

This company offers accessible pharmacy services for the vision impaired

During the pandemic, many of us relied on drive-through services to pick up essential medications or get a Covid test, but for blind or vision-impaired individuals, these convenient and safe options were simply not a possibility. Even before the pandemic, accessing and reading prescriptions was Read More...

4 Key strategies to employ in

4 Key strategies to employ in the upcoming UN climate summits

Two important climate summits are coming up as we near the end of 2021. The first, on September 24, will be the first in 40 years to focus specifically on energy. The second, the COP26, will run the first two weeks of November and aims to mobilize countries to step up their climate commitments as Read More...

Lake Tahoe ski resort official

Lake Tahoe ski resort officially changes derogatory name

Last summer, as many companies and institutions across the US contemplated the legacies of racism in their own cultures, one Northern California ski resort decided it was time to retire their derogatory name in favor of a more inclusive title. After months of discussion and input from Native Read More...

12 Indigenous-owned sustainabl

12 Indigenous-owned sustainable businesses you can support

As the original stewards of the land, Indigenous peoples have long been at the forefront of environmental movements, including community sustainability. One way to help the environment on an individual level is to support native-owned businesses that offer consumers sustainable products. Here are Read More...

New California bill aims to br

New California bill aims to bring reality to recycling logos

If you look around at just about everything made of plastic in your home, as well as most paper products and anything that contains just about anything, the odds are you’ll see that ubiquitous three arrow triangle on the item’s label or embossed somewhere. Now, many of us think this is just a Read More...

Harvard University will divest

Harvard University will divest from fossil fuels

Back in 2019, we reported that a group of activists was working to reduce Harvard University’s investments in fossil fuels. Today, we are happy to report that the school has announced it will divest its nearly $42 billion endowment from fossil fuels. Announced by university president Lawrence Read More...

The Netherlands says “no

The Netherlands says "no" to fossil fuel greenwashing ad campaign

Being a sustainable consumer is hard enough without companies trying to mislead us with greenwashing advertisements. That’s why advertising officials from the Dutch Advertising Code Committee, a national marketing and advertising watchdog in the Netherlands, are putting their foot down and Read More...

In South Korea, one oil compan

In South Korea, one oil company is shifting its focus to offshore wind

In a bid to perhaps make up for decades of fueling climate change, the Shell corporation began the development of a massive floating wind farm off the coast of South Korea. It owns an 80 percent share in the proposed project, with the remainder split between South Korean interests and a Swedish Read More...