A survey completed by the UN Global Compact (UNGC) and Accenture sheds new light on the evolving attitudes on climate change held by chief executive officers across the world and throughout various industries.
Author: Leon Kaye
Founded in 2009, Nexleaf Analytics is the brainchild of two UCLA alums who believe cell phone networks and sensors can be paired in order to guarantee the safety of vaccines.
Located about 18 miles northeast of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Shell’s new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project will capture about a third of the emissions from an adjacent processing facility.
More than 8 million Volkswagen cars will likely be subject to a mandatory recall in Europe, as the fallout from the emissions scandal widens.
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Built at the cost of $470 million, a new waste-to-energy facility serving the Washington, D.C. metro area will provide a wastewater plant with a new way to power some of its operations — up to a third of its total power needs, in fact, or enough to electrify 10,500 homes.
SunEdison had been riding high this year, with a market capitalization soaring to almost $10 billion just three months ago, but investors became nervous and now the firm has started layoffs and restructuring.
A bevy of lawsuits are already underway over Volkswagen’s admission that the company installed software that allowed 500,000 of its diesel-powered automobiles skirt U.S. federal emissions rules.
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An Urban Outfitters email asking for “volunteers” that went out to employees at the firm’s corporate headquarters in Philadelphia is causing a ruckus on the internet.
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