Impact Equation

Ecocentricity Blog: Math Without the Numbers

By: John A. Lanier
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Ray Anderson's sustainability vision for Interface was for it to rewrite the IPAT equation. He believed that the harmful technologies of the first industrial revolution, extractive and polluting by nature, could be replaced by the technologies of a new, sustainability-focused industrial revolution.

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Ray Anderson's sustainability vision for Interface was for it to rewrite the IPAT equation. He believed that the harmful technologies of the first industrial revolution, extractive and polluting by nature, could be replaced by the technologies of a new, sustainability-focused industrial revolution.

Free Roundtable on Water Stewardship

Event will Explore Business Action to Solve Water Challenges
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A 2014 Pacific Institute and VOX Global survey of major U.S. corporations found that 60% of companies believe water challenges will negatively affect business growth and profitability within five years. Despite growing concerns, most companies are not increasing the breadth and scale of their water risk management practices. In fact, nearly 70% said their current level of investment in water management is sufficient.

Free Roundtable: Sourcing STEM Skills for America with Industry Talent Pipelines

Join the Impact Equation Roundtable on Sept. 8
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Numerous national conversations over the past few years have been concerned with how best to find and prepare talent to provide US industry with skilled and capable workers.  A recurring theme in these discussions has been a somewhat generalized call for “partnerships” between industry—representing the “demand side” of the challenge—and educators—representing the “supply side.” However, exactly how such partnerships should work efficiently and remain effective has largely been undefined.

Explore the Circular Economy this September

Join the Impact Equation September 8-10 in DC
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Moving Toward a Circular Economy

September 9, 2014, 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

The circular economy aims to keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract maximum value of these resources while in use, and recover and regenerate materials and products at the end of each life cycle. In this session panelists will highlight the benefits of the circular economy, and the scalable technologies, innovations, and processes that companies are employing to achieve zero waste and beyond.

Register: Cultivating Local Impact

Join the Impact Equation September 8-10 in DC
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Cultivating Local Impact

September 8, 2014, 10:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Register Today! USCCF's Corporate Citizenship Conference

Join the Impact Equation September 8-10 in DC
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Join us on September 8-10 for  the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's annual corporate citizenship conference. This year's theme, The Impact Equation: Stronger Business, Greater Results, Better World, is focused on results.

Featured Sessions include:

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Prices for USCCF's Annual Corporate Citizenship Conference Increase 7/15
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Join the U.S. Chamber Foundation for our annual corporate citizenship conference The Impact Equation: Stronger Business, Greater Results, Better World. Don't miss out on top-notch panels, high-level speakers, and excellent networking opportunities. Session highlights include:

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