Dr. Neva Rockefeller Goodwin, a great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, donated her energy company shares, including those of ExxonMobil, in order to help fund climate change-related research. She shared some insight with TriplePundit in a recent interview.
Author: Leon Kaye
Led by Friends of the Earth, 51 organizations are trying to use social media activism to showcase their grievances against Darden Restaurants and its marquee brand, Olive Garden.
The Netherlands Nutrition Center, or Voedingscentrum, is not only recommending that Dutch citizens adopt more of a plant-based diet, but also that they reduce their weekly meat consumption to less than 500 grams (17.6 ounces) a week.
Countries are seeking creative solutions to tackle water scarcity. Could fog-harvesting be an option? It appears to be working in southwest Morocco.
Long notorious for its food waste, Starbucks is working with two nonprofits to do something with those unwanted food products that far too often end up in landfill.
In a 10-page filing submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission, two financial advisory firms are urging Chipotle’s shareholders to vote in favor of a resolution that will tie executive compensation to the company’s sustainability performance.
Suncor, a $31 billion integrated energy giant based in Calgary, Alberta, is advising its shareholders to vote “yes” on a proposal that mandates climate risk disclosure.
After a long fight, Vermont’s GMO-labeling law will take effect this summer. One of the largest food companies in the U.S. now says it will start disclosing GMO ingredients on all of its labels. Watch for others to follow suit.
The American Public Transportation Association recently released a report that confirms what many observers have assumed about ridesharing — it helps urban transport systems become more efficient and spurs demand for public transportation services.
The past year has not been kind to Chipotle, as contamination outbreaks also revealed less than sustainable, local and transparent business practices. Can this former restaurant superstar recover?
A recent Royal Brunei Flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, piloted by an all-female crew, raised some eyebrows as it landed in Saudi Arabia . . . where women are still not allowed to drive.
Can Cuba, long the ideological arch enemy of the U.S. dating back to the Eisenhower administration, offer lessons on how to improve the American health care system?
A new study released by the journal Nature suggests that in a worst-case scenario, as many as 13 million people will be seriously affected by rising sea levels due to climate change by 2100.
Brooklyn Microgrids hopes to wean more customers off the local power behemoth known as Con Edison and allow residents and property owners to buy and sell power generated from solar installations.
The Obama administration announced that sites off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia would not be included in the government’s plan for offshore oil drilling leases.