This category is about the relation between business economies and sustainability and CSR. Company economies have great impact on how much effort they put into their CSR strategy and incorporating green strategies can have an effect on company growth. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy
The world’s largest asset manager BlackRock is sending a message that will invariably clash with the Trump administration: Companies must address global warming or pay the consequences.
The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care — but it will reduce coverage, increase premiums and leave millions uninsured.
In this supply chain success story, Peet’s Coffee has a new idea to engage customers around the work it’s already doing to support smallholder coffee farmers around the world.
GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And it’s partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find new homes for tons of old office furniture.
Last week on social media, Elon Musk made an offer curb summer blackouts by installing battery storage systems across South Australia. And that’s not all: If Tesla can’t deliver in 100 days, the $25 million project is free.
Despite President Donald Trump’s stated plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement, cities across the country are stepping in to meet America’s commitments on their own, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told French President Francois Hollande this week. Fourteen big-city mayors stood up behind him, saying they have no plans to back down.
As the future of climate politics remains uncertain at the national level, state legislation becomes a crucial focus. And states across the country are rising to the challenge.
While incoming U.S. President Donald Trump seems tied to the tired sentiment that sustainability kills business, some of the country’s most successful corporate leaders prove otherwise.
Proponents say paid family leave helps reduce turnover and costs for both employees and the business. Companies like Yum! Brands are taking that to heart with new family leave policies. And so are legislators who, backed by a coalition of business and social advocacy organizations, are calling for a revised federal family leave act.
You may have voted against U.S. President Donald Trump, protested his policies, and ranted to your friends. Yet most of us are financing him and his agenda. Ironically, as more people realize this, Trump’s election may go down in history as the tipping point for the mainstreaming of ethical investing.
Last week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk hit back hard at allegations of unsafe working conditions at the company’s assembly plant in Fremont, California.
In a time when we seem more divided than ever before, it’s easy to doubt whether bipartisan collaboration is even possible. But a few glimmers of hope crossed our newsfeeds these past six weeks, and we think they’re just as noteworthy as the fire and brimstone.