The most poignant current-day example of the tug-of-war between government and technology entrepreneurs is the legal quagmire many “sharing,” or “collaborative consumption,” companies face in the cities they operate.
Category: Corporate Responsibility
This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
On the face of it, the answer presenting itself to policy makers is obvious. If economic growth is the culprit then the solution is no-growth, or at least low growth.
What happens when one of the Netherlands’ foremost artists joins forces with a renowned engineering firm? The world’s first interactive smart highway, which is due to preview later this year in the Netherlands. Check out this amazing video of their work.
The beauty of B Corps is that they are revolutionizing and transforming our capitalist system, one company at a time — to the tune of over 600 companies so far, including well-known names like Patagonia and Ben & Jerry’s.
Peer-to-peer car sharing and car renting, at their core, are not the same. Car sharing is, by design, something different from the traditional rental model and the steady growth of the car sharing market demonstrates that a growing number of people find it very appealing.
Reflections from the “Millennial Ideas Forum” held in Washington, D.C. on January 19th. The mission: share how the power of collective efforts in public-private partnerships propel social and environmental goals for diverse communities.
Supply chain activity has come to the forefront of decision making across all types of organizations. Socio-economic conditions, civil unrest and climate change risks are just a few issues that cause interconnected organizations to grapple with complex questions, particularly when revenue-generating sources are at risk.
HP issued new guidelines to its suppliers conducting operations in China that according to the company are the first for the information technology sector.
RovAir is a company that was in the sharing economy before there was a name for it…specializing in making valuable, under-utilized assets or services available to a large number of people who have an occasional need. In their case, they rent mobile hotspots.
Renewable energy investments in the U.S. had a bumper year in 2012, and Spanish wind investors, like Iberdrola Renewables, have plenty to show for it.
In this video – the fifth in a series on futureproof brands, Marc Stoiber touches on why companies like Kodak and Smith-Corona didn’t make it. And he offers a prediction for big oil.