People, Planet and Profit

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    Sustainability isn’t just about saving the planet. It's about opportunity—reinventing business models to better compete in the global economy.

  • People, Planet & Profit: Elevation Burger

    Ingredients matter at Elevation Burger, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

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    As large cities around the world try to go green by doing everything from banning plastic shopping bags to installing wind turbines on roofs, a whole new generation of sustainable communities is getting built from the ground up.

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    The glass is half full again in Toledo. The Ohio city once known as the glass-making capital of America is trying to forge a new identity as a solar-energy, green jobs metropolis of the future.

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    Dow Chemical's water and processing plant is becoming more sustainable, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

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    In the current economic climate, with C-level executives in every type of business wanting to wring every penny from their corporate processes, sustainability means finding ways to reduce, reuse, and repurpose anything along their supply chain, leading hopefully to a leaner, cleaner—and greener—operation.

  • From Brazil to Korea, a whole new generation of sustainable communities is getting built from the ground up all around the world. These 16 cities were selected by the Clinton Climate Initiative to participate in the Climate Positive Development Program, which will provide an open flow of information on green technology. Click ahead to take a look at sustainable cities of the future.

    From Brazil to Korea, a whole new generation of sustainable communities is getting built from the ground up all around the world. Take a look at sustainable cities of the future.

  • Vineyard Serves Up Sustainable Wine

    DeLoach Vineyards is serving wine directly from the barrel, saving energy and transportation costs. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story.

  • Over the last decade, green jobs in the US have experienced red-hot growth, according to a new study by Pew Charitable Trusts. The Clean Energy Economy report found green jobs grew at a pace nearly two-and-a-half times greater than overall jobs between 1998 and 2007, though they remain a tiny part of overall jobs. Pew classifies green jobs as those involved in expanding clean energy production, increasing energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, waste and pollution, and conserving n

    see which states have the highest percentage of green jobs, the most explosive green-job growth and the highest number of green businesses.

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    Valley Forge Fabrics turns to UPS to give itself an environmental makeover, report CNBC's Melissa Lee.

  • People, Planet & Profit: De Beers & Health Care

    Diamond seller De Beers Group has long provided health care to employees. To do that, the company teams up with local aid organizations that support sustainable communities, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

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    Sustainability you can wear is finding its way into mainstream retailers, with CNBC's Matt Nesto.

  • Taxes and Stocks - Special Report

  • Love and Money 2009 - Special Report

  • Healthy Horizons

  • Your Job Your Life 2010

  • Real Estate Spring Guide 2009 - Special Report

  • Some investors believe a company's  impact on the environment is an important investment consideration.  For this reason, the  (CDP), a group that represents 385 institutional investors with assets of $57 trillion, surveys the world’s largest companies to gather information on carbon emissions, identify goals for carbon reduction and gauge the environmental-related risks and opportunities of these global companies.The US CDP surveyed all companies in the S&P 500 in 2008. Being a voluntary prolec

    Although not a complete list of S&P 500 carbon emissions, it is the most comprehensive compilation of carbon disclosures publicly available. So, what are America’s greenest companies?

  • Investor Spring Cleaning 2009

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Love & Money 2009

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    Prenuptial agreements are often associated with millionaire moguls and super celebs, but the truth is prenups are not only for the über rich and famous. In fact, people of all ages and ranges of net worth could find a lot of value in signing one before they tie the knot.

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    The number of Americans trading in marriage for cohabitation continues to rise.  So, assuming that arrangement means commitment and longevity, couples need to make sure you have an estate plan in place to avoid some very unwelcome surprises down the road. 

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    Whether it's marriage, parenthood or retirement, they'll always be pitfalls to avoid.  Start by being open and honest and you're half way there.