For years, many companies have been working to reduce their footprint — the negative impact they have on their community and the world. But now, some are taking this movement a step further.

Rather than just reduce negative output, employers are shooting to have a “net positive” impact, which Harvard’s Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise Co-Director Eileen McNeely says means that “a company’s impact in the world is more positive than negative.”

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