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.
Author: Leon Kaye
Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven recently declared at the U.N. General Assembly that his country would become “one of the first fossil-free welfare states in the world.” How can this nation of 10 million people make this a reality?
A recent speech Shell CEO Ben van Beurden gave at an energy trade association meeting emphasized the need to build a global carbon tax program that will foster more investment in clean energy and natural gas at the expense of coal.
Dell will revamp 35 product lines in order to increase the recycling of what have already been 4.2 million pounds of plastics annually. Now carbon fiber will part of the company’s closed-loop system, too.
Working with the social enterprise ClimateCare and the Swiss company Vestergaard, Jaguar Land Rover will provide smart water-filtration systems that the company says could provide up to 300,000 students in the Bungoma region of Kenya with clean, drinkable water.
A recent report on corporate responsibility rankings, recently released by the Reputation Institute, offers some compelling insights and plenty of room for debate. Do reality and reputation align?
Ikea recently announced that all of the 23 species of seafood sold in its stores now only come from sources certified by the Marine Stewardship Council or Aquaculture Stewardship Council.
According to a new poll conducted late last month, a majority of Republicans, even those described as conservative, are open to new forms of energy in order to reduce the country’s dependence on imported fossil fuels. Has the GOP turned a corner?
Volkswagen and Audi agreed to return “Green Car of the Year” awards bestowed upon them in 2009 and 2010 for “clean diesel” models in the wake of the unfolding emissions scandal that could cost the company up to $18 billion in fines and penalties.
According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the solution for the Volkswagen scandal is simple: random emissions testing on cars when they are on the road, not in an auto service center’s garage.
Honest Tea, based in Bethesda, Maryland, recently issued its annual sustainability report, touting the achievements and challenges faced by the 17-year-old tea and infusion bottler.
Mark Zuckerberg promised that Facebook will help the UN bring internet connectivity to Syrian refugee camps throughout the Middle East during the General Assembly meeting in New York.
A new initiative, 100% Sport, which aims to inspire sports fans to become enthusiastic about renewable energy, has been launched by the British telecommunications giant BT. Will sports fans ditch coal and switch to solar?
PepsiCo’s recent claim that since 2010, it has reaped $375 million in savings due to its sustainability initiatives, is encouraging news. Improved water efficiency, packaging efficiency and waste diversion are amongst the reasons PepsiCo has been able to reduce its expenses the past several years.
The “McB,” McDonald’s first 100% organic beef burger, is coming to a store near you–if you happen to be in Germany and Austria this fall. Is this a step towards the Golden Arches revamping its menu . . . and image?