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RBI’s Graduate Assistant Joins KBSU’s Samantha Wright to Discuss Diversity as a Business Driver

Listen to the interview here. (Read More) RBI’s Graduate Assistant Joins KBSU’s Samantha Wright to Discuss Diversity as a Business Driver

Time for business schools to step up: Prince Charles

Business is changing. In 50 years the next generation will be facing a radically different world, and Prince Charles points out that the warning signs are already here. He suggests that business schools need to take a stance and equip students with … (Read More) Time for business schools to step up: Prince Charles

Four ways Boise State is upending college education

Boise State is disrupting the traditional model of higher education with the College of Innovation and Design, “a school that just opened and has a different view of what a college education means.” Read more about Boise State University’s CID is changing the … (Read More) Four ways Boise State is upending college education

Interface: Sustainability credentials have boosted recruitment efforts

Carpet-tile company, Interface, credits its sustainability initiatives as a driver for attracting top-level talent in all areas of the company. “Most people wouldn’t think twice about working for a carpet tile company, but they’ll jump at the opportunity to work for … (Read More) Interface: Sustainability credentials have boosted recruitment efforts

Be proud, Boise: Treefort joins Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s as B Corp

Treefort is now the first music festival to achieve B Corp status. This certification, awarded by the global nonprofit organization, B Lab, tells the world that it’s a different kind of music festival that plans to hold itself to a higher standard. Treefort is … (Read More) Be proud, Boise: Treefort joins Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s as B Corp

Local leaders to meet and discuss ‘Diversity as a Business Driver’

The Responsible Business Initiative is partnering with Wells Fargo and the City of Boise to host an event on November 4th that will focus on diversity as a business driver. Community and business leaders will gather to listen to keynote addresses … (Read More) Local leaders to meet and discuss ‘Diversity as a Business Driver’

How To Build A Purpose-Driven Company

Oliver Russell (Boise’s first benefit corporation), announced today that it will publish a three-part white paper series called “How to Build a Purpose-Driven Company.” The first white paper in the series, “Create It,” can be found on Oliver Russell’s website, and explains the … (Read More) How To Build A Purpose-Driven Company

Idaho Power states its case for electricity, conservation plans

We applaud Idaho Power for its collaborative approach and look forward to what exciting steps it takes to measure its impacts on stakeholders. Idaho Power is strengthening its focus on energy-efficiency programs and renewable energy. Is it too early to say … (Read More) Idaho Power states its case for electricity, conservation plans

Materiality assessments: The missing link for sustainability strategy

As the sustainability reporting team at COBE prepares to begin working on this year’s sustainability report, we are researching the best ways to engage our stakeholders to define materiality. Read more about the value of materiality assessments, best practices and how … (Read More) Materiality assessments: The missing link for sustainability strategy

Kickstarter picks social good over rich shareholders

Read more about Kickstarter’s decision to reincorporate as benefit corporation by clicking here. (Read More) Kickstarter picks social good over rich shareholders