Many of our partners (LINK TO PARTNERS) and change agents (LINK TO CHANGE AGENT SECTION) in the nonprofit community, government and academia have inspired our thinking and approach through CoRE. This section features businesses who are now on the frontline of change, piloting new practices and approaches to development that address pollution, poverty and pessimism.  

Cascade Engineering

> Focused on a Triple Bottom Line (People, Planet, Profit)
Addressing racism in the workplace, guiding people off welfare and giving former inmates an opportunity to work


Ford Rouge Factory

> Sustainable Design in Action
Featuring one of the world’s largest green roofs, which has saved Ford more than $32 million in one-time and ongoing costs


McKinsey & Company

> Remaking The Industrial Economy
In this comprehensive report, you can learn how:

  • Michelin Fleet Solutions cut the amount of raw materials needed by up to half by extending the life of their tires
  • Renault worked with a supplier to reduce the volume of waste, which cut Renault’s costs by 20 percent
  • Ricoh earned margins as much as two times higher than comparable products by designing components to be reused or recycled 


> Fighting Dirty in the Cleanest Ways
Among the first companies to receive a B Corp certification, which requires Method to consider social, workforce and environmental benefits



> The Footprint Chronicles
Measuring their environmental footprint around the globe

> Fair Trade Certified
Partnering with frontline employees and community leaders to create civic entrepreneurship programs that empower employees

> Material Innovation: 20 Years of Organic Cotton
Working toward more sustainable solutions for harmful materials at every stage of the supply chain