The newswires have aligned with the company’s description as “taking leave” and an eventual “diminished” role, but for all intents and purposes, Travis Kalanick is out as CEO of Uber.
Author: Leon Kaye
Kimberly-Clark and WWF have announced a new campaign to raise the awareness of both retailers and consumers about the benefit of FSC-certified paper products.
The 19-page overview is frank and matter-of-fact, full of statistics that arouse hope, worry and of course, more questions, at the same time. While some improvements have certainly been impressive, there is a long road ahead to 2030.
Santa Barbara’s city council voted last week to commit to 100 percent renewables by 2030, making this coastal city of 92,000 the 30th U.S. city to embark upon such a plan.
A United Nations representative recently spoke at the IATA’s most recent international conference to urge the world’s airlines to do more to stop the human trafficking.
A telecommunications company in Afghanistan that is also a leading global B Corp, Roshan, is seeking assistance after over 30 of its employees were killed in a bombing last week. Ironically, one of Roshan’s service is its specialization in telecomms repair needed after similar bombings occur.
The brand consultancy Enso ranked 150 top U.S. brands, and found Starbucks and NPR to be the most “polarizing.” Yet both organizations have shown that they can be controversial, popular and successful.
Rainforest Alliance and UTZ have announced they will merge by the end of this year. The new Rainforest Alliance will eliminate double certifications and aims to expand more responsible and sustainable farming worldwide.
Donald Trump says his border wall idea could be paid for by installing solar panels on it. The truth, however, is that the financial viability of such a project is far more complicated.
New York’s attorney general has accused ExxonMobil of using one set of carbon pricing publicly to shareholders while using another internally. ExxonMobil is determined to litigate back hard, but at what cost?
President Donald Trump’s plan to reform the air traffic control system across the U.S. could actually result the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions due to increased efficiencies. Do not count on the president to sell those benefits as he touts his plan, however.
The RSPO recently announced that 21 percent of the world’s palm oil supply is now certified as sustainably sourced. NGOs reply, however, that there is still plenty of room for improvement.
The diplomatic isolation of Qatar has raised all kinds of questions about the World Cup and oil prices. But no one has asked about the impact the country’s isolation will have on the hundreds of thousands of expat workers building new World Cup venues.