Corporate Social Responsibility: Ethical Corporate Practices Sustain Higher Profit Margins

 When profits ruled corporate policy As baby boomers, we grew up in an era that celebrated our pioneer heritage and revered the naive view of America as a boundless land of plenty. Major industries like manufacturing, mining, logging, and agriculture reaped big profits through generations of minimal regulation under limited state, regional, and federal oversight.…

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Hybrid Car Owners Aren’t Driving New Sales

Hybrid owners place loyalty on short term savings when shopping for their next car. Recently pundits for NPR’s Marketplace Sustainability Desk announced a marked downtrend in hybrid vehicle purchases among green car owners who opt to return to standard combustion cars. Citing a survey from auto consultants, R.L. Polk, Marketplace’s discussion focused on findings  demonstrating…

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Four Major Energy Sources: Their Pros and Cons

RP Siegel frequently contributes to Triple Pundit, a website devoted to sustainability initiatives  favoring “people, planet, profits.”  Recently Triple Pundit posted Siegel’s series exploring the advantages and disadvantages of four widely used energy sources that fuel American industry. Whether a fossil fuel or renewable energy, every source presents its own unique set of challenges. Complex…

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