TransCanada says there will be tens of thousands of jobs for Americans after the Keystone XL pipeline goes in, and that President Obama’s doubtful comment on that is just partisan politics, not the real scoop. So just how does a good investigator know who has the right numbers?
Month: July 2013
Technology businesses are stepping in to fill in the gaps a dismissive government and overwhelmed NGOs cannot close, saving lives in India.
Where do small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) obtain sustainability information, methods for implementation, and measurable success metrics for their specific industry? This survey shows what sources are the most utilized.
There were a lot of questions we didn’t have time to get to, so Barry was kind enough to respond to quite a few more and sent his responses to us.
Arguments for the safety of the Keystone XL pipeline are undercut by a lawsuit brought by SLFPA-E against 100 oil, gas and pipeline companies.
Average participation in employee giving programs has fallen from 41% in 2006 to 33% in 2012, and an estimated $10 billion is left on the table every year because employees do not take advantage of company matching programs. What can we do to help realize the potential of workplace giving?
Limitless power has long been a dream for mankind. But when it comes to technology, sometimes baby steps are needed before the giant leap. Israeli Sol Chip has made one such step with its rechargeable solar-powered battery.
Along with the current macro-economic trend of U.S. businesses re-locating major operations south of the border, CSR and sustainability initiatives have boomed among major corporations in Mexico, particularly since 2010. Out of 166 publicly traded companies in the Mexican stock market, more than 50 percent have a system in place for undertaking sustainability-related activities at the operational and administrative level, including the supply chain.
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University found that when participants were given calorie guidance, before eating at McDonald’s where calorie labeling is already available, they consumed no fewer calories than if they were given no calorie advice at all. But is this really the case? Does menu labeling really have no impact on consumer behavior?
What do the syrphid fly, the Shinkansen bullet train and the underwater modem all have in common? They are all examples of biomimicry – advancements that have been made through studying and imitating nature’s good sense. As some designers are finding, many times the prototype already exists. You just have to ask Mother Nature for the key.