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Taking on a Legal Loophole

How a former rape-crisis counselor is leveraging her business success to advocate for the victims of violence.

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Manufacturing Innovation is Needed to Support Clean Power

As new clean energy technologies are developed and refined, experts say problems in production are one of the biggest barriers to widespread adoption. With advances in additive manufacturing and a commitment to innovation, manufacturers may hold the key to the advancement of clean power technologies for everyone.

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The Importance of a Philanthropic Culture in Securing Employee Retention

Alan Meltzer, CEO of The Meltzer Group, is a strong believer in giving back—and fostering the philanthropic spirit. Along with his wife, Amy, Meltzer launched the Meltzer Group Employee Giving Fund in 2005 as a way to increase giving to local nonprofits and to build a stronger philanthropic culture within his 30-year-old company.

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Leadership, Not Management

CEOs can only focus on the company’s purpose by effectively delegating management to their teams. Management is not the same thing as leadership.

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OSU Gives CEOs a New Tool for Helping to Make Sustainable Factory Decisions

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U.S. manufacturing CEOs are coming under more pressure than ever today to apply sustainability filters when they build new plants, or refurbish or expand old ones. And more business chiefs bring internal motivations to their rising consideration of not only environmental but also local economic and social impacts of these decisions.

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Blowing in the Wind: Some Big Manufacturers Tap into Wind Power

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Procter & Gamble and General Motors are leading a small but growing group of manufacturers beginning to embrace wind power, which so far has been among the least embraceable forms of alternative production of electricity.

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5 Major Dynamics to Watch Regarding America’s Energy Future

In many arenas, President Obama is attempting to cement his legacy, and America’s energy future is one of those areas. In his recent amplification of his energy policy, the president has continued to try to weaken the coal industry and buttress “green” fuels such as wind and solar, mainly because of his views on the role of carbon-dioxide emissions in climate change.

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