As the fallout from the violence in Charlottesville continues, web services company Cloudfare announced yesterday it had terminated all services provided to the white supremacist site the Daily Stormer.
Author: Leon Kaye
A project in Kenya is collecting human poop from toilets and turning it into briquettes that can be used for tasks ranging from cooking meals at home to keeping chicks warm at poultry farms.
In a step that will embolden more financial institutions to demand more environmental and social disclosures from companies, Vanguard announced it will urge companies to disclose more information about climate change-related risks.
Airbnb has emerged as a leader in the fight against those who promote hate and racial superiority, while other technology companies have failed in the wake of the Charlottesville attack.
In Baltimore, Maryland, T. Rowe Price employees have the opportunity to volunteer on a project that seeks to revive the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population.
Is the business community starting to have enough of President Trump? Yesterday, three CEOs of major brands quit their roles on White House advisory councils after the president fumbled public statements over the tragedy in Charlottesville.
The popularity of high-protein diets, concern over animal welfare and Silicon Valley’s obsession with the next hottest innovation has led to at least $250 million invested in what the company describes as the “alternative protein space.”
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice insists that as a safety measure, the federal government should give $4.5 billion in annual funding to power companies that continue to use coal. That would amount to a subsidy of $15 per ton of coal burned.
Push back against Uber and Lyft continues as a Massachusetts report revealed that over 10 percent of drivers affiliated with those ridesharing services had permits denied, often due to a crime record or driving with a suspended license.
Another manure-to-energy plant opened at a San Joaquin Valley dairy farm – and as California mandates that the dairy sector reduce its emissions, the state is finding that it is receiving more requests for funds than what are currently available.
Tomorrow, August 12, is World Elephant Day. As these magnificent creatures endure more threats, from economic development to poaching, tomorrow in part is a reminder to do what we can to protect and conserve them and their natural habitat. For many tour operators, that means no more elephant rides.
The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility announced that the five companies will adopt “no-fees” recruitment policies, which advocacy groups claim can reduce problems such as bonded labor, the loss of identification documents such as passports and other labor and human rights violations.
The biotech company AquaBounty has recently sold five tons of their GMO salmon across Canada at an average of a relatively affordable US$5.30 a pound, but NGOs are upset as the product requires no labeling.
Boeing Co. and NASA believe they have discovered a way to improve airplanes’ fuel efficiency with a slight biomimicry twist: copy birds’ flight formations, such as those taken by Canada geese.
The Sierra Club announced that the Orlando City Commission unanimously approved a resolution mandating that the city run 100 percent on renewables by 2050. But as more cities announce these plants, are they backed up by staff and funding?