Last week, Connecticut became the first state to require labeling on all foods containing GMO ingredients. But there are a few curious caveats that could result in a long delay in it taking effect.
This sustainability business can get really complicated sometimes. Although we always like to press for more than “less bad,” there are times when we do have to choose between the lesser of two evils.
A good example of this is the recent practice of constructing houses in Kenya out of polystyrene, otherwise known as Styrofoam, blocks. Proponents of this practice claim that this use of this material, reduces the impact on local forests that would otherwise be stripped of wood to feed the building boom that has occurred there since independence.
A German company has come up with a new fuse that will shut down a solar panel in cases of fire or excessive heat. That’s great news for first responders – and for property owners.
SC Johnson issues one-year anniversary wind power report for two turbines at its Waxdale, Wisconsin facility, but conservative legislators continue to obstruct future growth in the state’s wind industry.
High-performance electric vehicle manufacturer Venturi Automobiles is joining forces with actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio to enter a racing team in the the new FIA Formula E Championship – the world’s first fully-electric race series.
Coca-Cola, the the largest beverage company in the world, with over 500 brands, recently announced that it is converting all of its 2014 Chevrolet Express service vans into hybrid-electric vehicles.
Donna Sockell, former executive director and founder, Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR), Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado-Boulder and current head of the “Curriculum Think Tank,” talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
On Wed., Dec. 18th at 4:00pm PST, Nick Aster will talk with Bart Alexander about how Molson Coors has become a real sustainability leader amongst breweries.
Mike Bellamente, executive director of Climate Counts, and Mark McElroy, founder and executive director of the Center for Sustainable Organizations have been working on a new approach to measuring sustainability performance. Using the new metric, called “context-based sustainability,” the two organizations just released what they call the “world’s first” science-based company rankings.
From the massive Bangladesh fire and factory collapse, to the horse meat scandal and ongoing international natural disasters, 2013 was a year of new issues, challenges and opportunities within CSR.