The EPA is asking for public comment on which environmental regulations to axe at the behest of the Donald Trump White House. But that public input could come back to bite them.
Author: Leon Kaye
Maryland is the first state in the U.S. to pass legislation that will provide tax credits, not cash rebates, to consumers and businesses that invest in energy storage.
Sixty major brands have pulled their ads from Bill O’Reilly’s show in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. Ratings for the show are up, but the lack of ad money could push him off the air — and yesterday he announced a mysterious ‘vacation.’
United Airlines’ poor handling of Flight 3411 is a lesson in crisis communications, customer engagement and how quickly a company can lose its most valuable asset: trust.
Ford introduced what it calls the first hybrid police car in the industry. The new hybrid Responder is twice as fuel-efficient as the company’s popular Interceptor police sedan — and it could save municipalities big bucks.
Tesla and Panasonic introduced a new line of solar panels that practically blend in with the typical roof – gone are those boxy aluminum mounts and glaring grid-line design.
The Heartland Institute plans to mail a climate-denial information packet to 200,000 science teachers this year. And educators are pushing back hard at what they described as a climate skeptic manifesto.
The Ford Foundation will invest as much as $1 billion out of its $12 billion endowment to accelerate mission-related investing over the next decade.
Wells Fargo’s struggles continue as investors call for several members of its board to be replaced. To make matters worse, more cities are considering divesting from the bank as a result of its involvement in the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Luxembourg-based JAB Holdings will acquire Panera Bread for $7.5 billion. Panera will join the likes of Krispy Kreme and Keurig, but it’s doubtful customers will notice any difference.
Sweden is home to what may be the world’s first shopping center selling only recycled, upcycled and repurposed goods. ReTuna operates as part mall, part social enterprise.
With a new presidential administration keen on eliminating reforms that attempt to stall the financial industry’s excesses, watch for new economic risks to emerge in the next few years — including America’s mounting student debt.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils, including palm oil, in biofuels by 2020. Could the U.S. follow up with similar policies on corn and soy?