Why would the maker of the iPhone buy and protect forests? In the words of Lisa P. Jackson, the company’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, Apple believes that “paper, like energy, can be a renewable resource.”
Author: Gina-Marie Cheeseman
America’s top 25 grocery chains have all made commitments to go cage-free. And the Publix announcement could be “a final nail in the coffin” for hen confinement, said the Humane Society of the United States.
SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainable Innovation: The Patience to Get it Right
In the 21st century, we’ve become accustomed to technology developing at lightning speeds. But for every successful electronic device, there is a string of failures that didn’t hit the mark. And not all of these devices flop due to bad engineering.
SPECIAL SERIES: MGM Defining Thought Leadership
Mentoring is a mutually beneficial relationship, which is likely why more companies are adopting mentoring programs. We take a look at why these programs are successful and how they can help drive the next generation of leaders from within.
Every year for the next five years, the company will pick a city and create green space in its store that is equal to the store’s square footage.
A study commissioned by Patagonia tracked just how many plastic microfibers make their way from your jacket to the world’s waterways — and the results may surprise you.
SPECIAL SERIES: Rethink Reuse
The three Rs — reduce, reuse, recycle — probably ring a bell from your childhood. But most people don’t know these repeating consonants represent the waste management hierarchy. Think of it as a comprehensive way to deal with waste in a way that is better for the planet and the people who dwell on it.
Pacific Gas and Electric will phase out its nuclear power production in California by 2025. That means the power produced at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, the state’s lone remaining operational nuclear power plant, will be replaced.
KnowtheChain evaluated 20 global information and communications technology (ICT) companies, including Apple and HP, based on their efforts to mitigate forced labor in their supply chains. The labor-rights group found both good and bad news.
Three U.S. states aim to pass ‘right-to-repair’ legislation — which requires electronics manufacturers to give buyers the information needed to replace parts. But Apple is doing its best to keep such laws off the books.
Industry stakeholders are on a quest to make coffee the world’s first entirely sustainable agricultural product. Rwanda and Mexico are the first governments to sign on, joining companies like Starbucks as well as environmental NGOs.