Ioannis Ioannou, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School whose research focuses on sustainability and CSR, talks about the benefits of ESG, short-termism and if ESG and the relationships between companies and investors.
Month: March 2013
Mahindra World City sets out to take the gated community concept – safe, separate, exclusive – and give it a sustainable spin. A “self-sustaining island of excellence”, no less, was the mandate given to the architects by the man behind the idea, Arun Nanda.
Could switchgrass become a game changer in the northeastern U.S., where the cost of home heating oil makes for a costly winter year after year?
Today, a broad coalition led by Corporate Accountability International is providing the grassroots support for four major national parks to take ban bottled water: Mt. Rainier, Yosemite, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and Independence National Historical Park.
At this year’s ECO:nomics Conference, energy leaders discussed the arrival of solar on the energy main stage. Learn about how an increasingly diverse energy market will rely significantly on the sun’s rays to power our lives.
As energy prices rise and incomes are stagnant, home automation systems will be a more enticing investment as their efficiency improves and costs decline.
World Vision and its microfinance arm, VisionFund International, help develop a clean water and sanitation project in Sri Lanka in 2010.
Add Starbucks’ chief executive officer Howard Schultz to the list of business leaders in favor of an increase in the U.S. minimum wage.
The Apple renewable energy strategy has paid off, with the company achieving 75% renewable energy worldwide and 100% at data centers and other facilities. The strategy also demonstrates how forward-thinking companies are locking in rights to local renewable energy generation.
When Hollender became a free agent in 2010, he decided to revisit his condom dream. He’s planning to launch an organic and Fair Trade line of rubbers by the end of the year.
A report from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) identifies energy efficiency measures that could save our economy $1 trillion.
The global Access to Nutrition Index report and rankings was released last week, assessing the nutrition-related commitments, performance and disclosure practices of 25 of the world’s largest food and beverage manufacturers. The good news is that finally we have the metrics to evaluate how these companies address challenging nutritional issues, the bad news is that most of them perform quite poorly.