If you had $100 million to address climate change, what would you do with it? The National Solar Schools Consortium has its answer. Together with the Solar Foundation, the Consortium aims to bring solar power to 20,000 schools and universities by 2020, up from 3,752 today.
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Reducing its negative social and environmental impacts, Ford is making headway in its drive to realize its evolving vision of 21st century smart mobility. Ford’s 2014-2015 sustainability report lays out the progress Ford is making, as well as how enhancing overall sustainability is integral to its long-term business strategy.
With headline-making historic droughts in California, Taiwan and other parts of the world, there’s no denying our current global water crisis. Yet, when it comes to how corporations are mitigating their water risks, some industries are quicker to respond than others.
A startup, Bolt Threads, is turning a silky supermaterial from spider butt ducts into sports bras, athletic shirts, and potentially artificial tendons and suspension bridge ropes. Seriously.
TriplePundit was invited by Janssen to create a series of video interviews asking the question – What is innovation and how can it drive sustainability? Here Ron Cotterman of Sealed Air, shares his thoughts.
Consider this: Less than 15 percent of electronic products are recycled each year. Dell hopes to improve these numbers with its design-for-environment-inspired OptiPlex 3030 and closed loop plastic recycling initiative.
Whole Foods, Macy’s and large commercial property investors have signed on to help Volta Industries build out free electric vehicle charging stations in five major U.S. cities.
The qualities of today’s business manager must be broad-ranging: able to navigate complex, often changing definitions of the labor force, capable of staying abreast of technological challenges in small business settings and managing an increasingly diverse workforce. It’s not a job for the faint of heart.
This wearable “citizen scientist” tech device crowdsources real-time environmental data, providing critical information for both the general public and healthcare providers about air quality.
Boyan Slat, a 20-year-old Dutch national, believes he has invented a system that can help confront the growing crisis of plastic trash in the oceans. Slat’s idea suggests that, instead of deploying resources into the oceans to remove the trash, we simply use the ocean’s currents to clean them instead.
If wood-derived, inexpensive microchips are our first step in widely adopting environmentally friendly electronic materials, we could be on the road to removing the burden of e-waste.
Linking 160 commercial and industrial buildings in New Delhi, India, the automated demand response system is expected to reduce peak power demand by an average 15 percent.
An estimated 85 percent of teens and 20-somethings will ultimately work in careers that don’t exist today. That’s a pretty staggering statistic, and it begs the question: How are we preparing young people to become the problem-solvers and change-makers of tomorrow?