Author: Gina-Marie Cheeseman
President Donald Trump essentially green-lighted the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines last week. Environmental and human rights advocates vowed to keep fighting, and they’re calling on big banks to pull their funding of the projects.
President Donald Trump’s efforts to roll back environmental regulations are at odds with a big new jobs report on the clean-energy sector — which now employs 4.5 million and counting.
Hellmann’s says its entire U.S. consumer portfolio is now made with only cage-free eggs. The Unilever subsidiary is the latest to make the switch as a growing number of consumer firms seek to bolster their animal welfare standards.
In defiance of the convention that sustainability kills profits, General Motors says its recycling efforts generated over $1 billion in revenue since 2010 — which the American automaker reinvests back into its business, including the development of fuel-efficient vehicles.
Something big happened in the consumer packed goods industry over the weekend, though few may have noticed. 3p’s Gina-Marie Cheeseman analyzes Unilever’s decision to make all of its plastic packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025.
Chipotle worked with Compassion in World Farming USA and the Humane Society of the U.S. to develop the new standards, which go way beyond cage-free.
American workers are exploited in industries from agriculture to manufacturing to sex trafficking — and the H2 visa program contributes to the problem.
Singapore seems to have a better grasp on water conservation than even California, a state that has suffered six long years of drought and has become one of America’s conservation leaders.
A plan put forth by California agencies at the behest of Gov. Jerry Brown aims to make water conservation a “way of life” for residents and businesses.
“We are disappointed that you did not reaffirm the core values which differentiate both IBM as a company and us collectively as IBMers,” the staffers wrote. And they’re not the only tech employees who are concerned about their CEO’s cozy relationship with Trump.
America’s top five corporate renewable energy purchasers prove the U.S. can widely adopt renewable energy. And it shows business can continue to lead the way regardless of who is in the White House.
Sub-Saharan Africa is already heavily reliant on grain imports. And this will only increase if populations grow as expected, researchers warn in a new study. But they say accelerated production coupled with sustainable agriculture can help.
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We live in a world where climate change is changing rainfall patterns and increasing the likelihood of drought. As such, water conservation is something we all need to make a way of life, experts insist.