A company doesn’t have to be especially big to have a big impact on the planet. Our On the Cusp list honors smaller companies, creative subsidiaries of bigger ones, and newer initiatives—spotting some worthy corporate efforts that may someday change the way you do business.



The Brooklyn-based home-decor company, a unit of Williams-Sonoma, has made “impact sourcing” its mantra. That means ensuring a living wage—plus a premium for each item they produce—to its global network of artisans and factory

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