Author: Jan Lee
Donald Trump’s new budget proposal predicts a confident 3 percent boost for the economy. We take a look at some of the milestones he promised and what it means for the nation.
Could Americans really give up beef in exchange for more plants? One group of researchers say it’s the fastest way to reduce carbon emissions.
SPECIAL SERIES: Your Corporate Guide to Responsible Waste Management
U.S. wine and beer companies are finding that water efficiency is key to a sustainable, profitable business. We spoke with Fetzer Vineyards and Full Sail Brewing about the techniques they use to recapture this valuable resource in their operations.
The global meat alternative industry is estimated to be worth a whopping $3 billion and is expected to keep on growing. Dozens of companies already came to market with their own unique meat alternatives, but one Silicon Valley startup is aiming for the brass ring: a vegan product that can imitate gelatin.
The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Trump administration over wildlife preservation rollbacks. The fight goes beyond the battle of executive actions to the front lines of another, probably more protracted war: the effort of states to wrest control of how wildlife on federal lands are managed within their own borders.
VF Corporation the driving force behind North Face, Timberland and Wrangler, is upping its use of ethically sourced materials by introducing a new welfare policy and banning the use of angora, fur and exotic leathers.
Not so fast, Senate. Republicans and Democrats joined together on Wednesday to block the repeal of the Obama-era ‘methane rule,’ which impacts oil and gas companies on public and Native American lands. President Trump however, intends to have the last word: He’s instructed the Department of Interior to get out its red pen.
The California-based Center of Environmental Health received an award this week for its efforts to stomp out the use of chemical flame retardants. By focusing on corporate purchasing guidelines, the organization has had impact far beyond its four walls.
Over the last few months, the Donald Trump administration has learned a hard fact: America’s mild-mannered neighbors to the north have a back bone. And they have spunk, too.
President Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan could help both small and large businesses. But can he convince Republicans and Democrats who worry it will balloon the deficit?
SPECIAL SERIES: Building Healthier Communities
Grant-making programs let companies and foundations reach out to their communities and make a difference. But creating a resilient grant program takes work. We asked Aaron Dorfman, CEO and president of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, about the key points that potential grant-makers should know before launching their program.
KnowTheChain takes a detailed look at the working conditions in the global supply chain in its second-annual report on forced labor. And while some companies are sticking to their commitment to eradicate forced labor and slavery in the tech, textile and food sectors, they still have a long way to go.