The Gates Foundation sold over 6 million shares of BP stock last year, valued at more than $187 million. It’s a victory for the fossil fuels divestment movement, but will more institutional investors follow suit?
Author: Leon Kaye
In a historic decision for South Africa, a Johannesburg judge ruled that thousands of gold miners can progress with a class-action lawsuit against companies they allege exposed employees to known hazards.
The test only lasted a few seconds before ending in a massive plume of sand. But according to Hyperloop One, this is a technology on the rise that could leave conventional means of transport such as rail in a cloud of dust.
Many companies are staying away from Brazil in the countdown to this year’s Olympics, which is a lost opportunity for corporations seeking a platform to showcase their corporate social responsibility (CSR) agendas.
Darden Restaurants, which owns the popular Olive Garden chain, has been accused of cutting costs at the expense of its employees by issuing problem-plagued payroll cards.
Donald Trump’s views on renewables range from tepid acceptance to hostility. And while he does not have a clear energy plan articulated, clean energy companies should be worried about a potential Trump presidency.
The Malaysian palm oil producer IOI Group is suing the RSPO in a Zurich, Switzerland court, over what it says is an unfair suspension from the global standards board for sustainable palm oil.
Food giant Mars announced it has entered into a partnership with Eneco Wind U.K. to buy electricity from Scotland’s Moy Wind Farm for at least the next 10 years.
Uber and Lyft poured resources into a proposition to overturn regulations on passenger safety passed by the city council of Austin, Texas, late last year. But that measure lost by 12 points.
Considering the fact that pharmaceutical companies have reaped billions of dollars from the growing opioid addiction crisis, it is time for these firms to step up.
TerraVia, formerly known as Solazyme, announced that it is entering the aquaculture sector with an algae-based feed product that it says can help reduce destructive overfishing in the world’s oceans.
In the wake of the Panama Papers revelations, the Obama administration announced new steps to fight tax evasion, money laundering, opaque corporate registers and corruption in the financial services sector. Yet at the same time, the U.S. is one of the biggest offshore business havens on Earth.
A Delaware judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against three major U.S. retailers by the family of a garment worker who died in the Rana Plaza factory collapse and an inspector who was amongst the 2,500 injured in the disaster.
According to a survey conducted by Transparency International, 1 in 3 citizens in the Middle East and North Africa reported paying at least one bribe in the past year.