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UN SDG Blog Post

Working at the world’s checklist

In 2015, the United Nations adopted a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and our planet. At the core of the project are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Ten red flags of corporate social responsibility

To be a responsible company is to consider your impact. Effective corporate social responsibility is more than a surface-level commitment — it leverages your entire organization for good.

On style and timelessness

When Creative Director Chris Jackson came across Robert Ryman’s Classico 5—an art piece comprised of white paint on white canvas—his reaction was visceral. It changed how he thought of art, and of style.

Advocacy, activism, and ice cream

Advocacy, activism, and ice cream

On September 16th, I joined hundreds of like-minded people in Los Angeles, California at the 2019 B Corp Champions Retreat to discuss how to equip business leaders to use business as a force for good.

Learning to recycle (again)

You keep a recycling bin, dutifully rinsing and sorting the cans from the cups, plastic bags from the jars. But how much of that recycling will actually be recycled?

Design in Mexington

Design in Mexington

Effective design doesn’t always mean conventional design. In Mexington, a community identifies with design rooted in tradition and the practical.

Web performance + ecological impact

Web performance + ecological impact

It takes a surprising amount of electricity for someone to view your website. But, there are tangible ways to lessen a site’s impact on the environment.

Checking in on International Book Project

Checking in on International Book Project

In 2013, we collaborated on a new visual identity for International Book Project, a nonprofit that ships gently used books to communities in need at home and abroad. Six years later, they’re still growing.

Creativity at Bullhorn

Creativity at Bullhorn

The Creativity Manifesto is our sign in the kitchen. It isn’t only for Bullhorn’s designers and writers, it is for everyone who works here.

In defense of scorned punctuation

In defense of scorned punctuation

F. Scott Fitzgerald once advised that using an exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke. (And he laughed at a lot of his own jokes.) Is the exclamation point really so irredeemable?